The month of February dedicates its 28 days to honoring and celebrating African-Americans and their contributions to society. It’s important to recognize today’s activists, business owners, and educators who are helping to live the legacy today and better our community. Take some time this month (and all year) to shop and eat at local Black owned businesses in Downtown Wilmington. Below is a list of Black-owned businesses you can help support! 

Support the Arts:

Artzscape | 205 N Market St

Artzscape is an innovative performance and event space for theater, music, comedy, poetry, art, and social events.

LaFate Gallery | 227 N Market St

Opened in 1993, LaFate Gallery presents a collection of contemporary, traditional, and folk art that reflect Caribbean and American landscapes.

The Sold Firm | 800-B N Tatnall St

Founded in 2019, The Sold Firm features modern and contemporary emerging, talented visual artists. Their exhibits address a diverse range of cultural subject matters.


Support Shop & Restaurants:

Amity Bistro | 209 N Market St

Opened in October, Enjoy classic breakfast options and American favorites for lunch and dinner. You crave it, Amity Bistro will provide.

Connie’s Chicken and Waffles | DE.CO Food Hall

Prepare your taste buds! Enjoy crispy fried chicken with a selection of waffles from red velvet to crunch berry.

DE Slider Co. | 204 W 10th St

DE Slider Co. offers a mouthwatering array of sliders and delicious sides. Experience bold flavors for dine in, take out, delivery and catering for your next event.

Eat Clean | 225 N Market St

Check out Eat Clean’s array of cold-pressed juices and smoothies. Healthy never tasted this good.

Evelyn’s Soul Food | 1409 N King St 

From breakfast to dinner, Evelyn’s Soul Food has you covered. Stop by and grab some delicious soul food that’ll keep your tummy happy all day long.

Green Box Kitchen | 400 N Market St & DE.CO Food Hall

With the goal of making healthier eating uncomplicated and easily accessible, Green Box Kitchen offers cold presses juices, smoothies, acai bowls, buddha bowls and much more!

The Juice Joint | 323 Justison St

Start your day with a cold-pressed juice or a smoothie!  The Juice Joint was named best of Delaware for best smoothies, and best pre & post workout juice.

Milk & Honey | 239 N Market St & 807 N Union St

A coffeehouse, gallery, and venue space, Milk & Honey is where the community gathers, and memorable events are held. Make sure to try their famous flat white and one of their many sandwich options.

Morgan’s of Delaware | 222 Delaware Ave

Dress to the nine’s with the help of Morgan’s of Delaware. The boutique carries a range of clothes and accessories fit for uptown elegance to downtown edge.

Tasties 302 | 825 N Market St

Tasties 302 offers a selection of mouth-watering soul food from southern fried chicken, beef short ribs, and their famous alfredo pasta. Dine-in and take-out options available.


Let us know in the comments below how you will be supporting Black-owned businesses!