Black-Owned Businesses in Santa Monica

Below is a list of small business owners in Santa Monica that we encourage you to support. If you own a Santa Monica-based business that is not listed on this page and would like it to be included, email

Be sure to check out the City's blog article series on Black-owned businesses and entrepreneurs at Articles that have been published thus far are as follows:

On a related note, the City of Santa Monica is working with community members to create a Black Agenda as part of our commitment to equity across our city.   Get involved and find out more>>

Business Name: Affirmation Effect
Description of Services: Apparel, accessories and natural wax scented candles
Owners: Allister and Denise Hill
Contact Information: (949) 667-3246 | |
Instagram: @affirmationeffect | Facebook: @affirmationeffect | Twitter: @affirm_effect
Hours of Operation: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Friday

Business Name:  Beach Mom’s Child Development Center  
Owner :  Celia Fisher  
Description of Services :  Childcare services  
Contact :   1720 Broadway | (310) 341-6269  |


Business Name:   Black Santa Monica Tours and Concierge  
Description of Services :  Historical tours of Santa Monica  
Owner:   Robbie Jones  
Contact Information:   310.928.5891 |   
Hours of operation:   By Appointment    


Business Name:   Blades & Associates  
Description of Services : Full service marketing and public relations agency offering digital marketing, including SEO and social media marketing, website development, and graphic design services, as well as technical online solutions including software and app building.  
Owner:   Kera  Blades- Snell  
Contact Information:   |  805.991.7130  

Business Name:  Bridgid  Coulter  
Description of Services :  Interior Design  
Contact :   1112 Montana Ave. #432

Business Name:  Cafe Ruisseau
Description of Services: Coffee and grab-and-go meals. Vegan-friendly, dog-friendly, people-friendly.
Owner: Edward Ackah-Miezah
Contact2834 Colorado Ave., Santa Monica, CA 90404 | | | IG: @cafe_ruisseau | FB: @CafeRuisseau

Business Hours: 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Sunday

Business Name:  Chateau Beauty Bar
Description of Services: Beauty Bar specializing in textured hair and protective styles.
Owners: Cordell and Sophia Broadus
614 Santa Monica Blvd., Santa Monica, CA 90401 | (424) 272-9190 | (under construction) | IG: @chateaubeautybar |
Business Hours: 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday, closed on Sunday

Business Name:  Chick-fil-A Santa Monica
Description of Services: Fast Food restaurant
Owner: Eddie Brown
2207 Lincoln Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90405 | (310) 391-2499 | IG:
Business Hours: 6:30 a.m. - 11:30 p.m. Monday - Saturday

Business Name:   Children's Clothing Giveaway, Inc.
Description of  Services : Children's Clothing Giveaway, Inc. is a non-profit that collects new and gently used children's clothing, toys, books et al to redistribute to those in need. We are the link between those who want to give and those who need to receive.
Owner:   Shenita and Todd Moore
Contact Information: | 
Hours of operation: By appointment only

Business Name:   Club Z! In-Home Tutoring Service  
Description of  Services : In Home and Online Tutoring Services Offered by Local Teacher with 20 years of Classroom Experience  
Owner:   Keli (pronounced Kee-lee)  
Contact Information:  | 424.214.0709  
Hours of operation:   8 a.m. –  9p.m.  


Business Name: Creative Roads
Description of  Services: Children's enrichment center serving elementary-aged children in the Santa Monica area. Services include art, science, STEM activities and after-school enrichment.
Owner: Cassy Henry
Contact Information: (310) 310-2877 | | 
Hours of operation: 9 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. Mon-Fri

Business Name:   Cuttin ’ Up! Barbershop III   
Owner:   Xavier and Tamara  
Description of Services : A full-service barbershop offering an array of services for men and women  
Contact Information:   310.461.9053   
Hours of operation:   10am-8pm Mon-Fri, 8am-8pm Sat, Closed Sun  


Business Name: 4F - FitFlyFreeForever  
Owner:  Zakiya 
Description of Services: Coaching programs in nutrition, health and wellness
Contact Information: | Instagram: @FitFlyFreeForever | Facebook: @4FGoddness
Hours of operation: By appointment

Business Name:  Gloveworx      
Description of Services : Boxing studio  
Contact :   1415 Wilshire Blvd. ,

Business Name:  Gunn Consulting  Group  
Owner : Karen Gunn , Ph.D.  
Description of Services :  Organizational and management development, training and facilitation, DEI initiatives, Executive Coaching.
Contact :  (310) 367-1354 | 2663 S. Centinela Ave., Suite 504, Santa Monica, CA   90405 |
Hours of Operation :    Monday – Friday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., by appointment  


Business Name:   Hair, Love It  
Description of  Services : Hair Care Products that Cater to the African-American and Mixed Culture Communities  
Owner:   Kimberley  
Contact Information:  | 424.322.0525  
Hours of operation:   8 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily  

Business Name: Inspired Method, Inc.
Description of Services: Fitness boot camp
Owner: Jared Rodriguez
Contact Information: (424) 625-5913 |  |  
Hours of Operation: Mon, Wed, Fri 6-11 a.m. and 4:30-6:30 p.m.  | Tue, Thu 7:30-10 a.m. and 5-7 p.m. | Sat 9-10 a.m.

Business Name:  King’s Celebrity ATA Martial Arts      
Description of Services  
Contact :   2110 Wilshire Blvd.  

Business Name: LJ's Kitchen and Catering
Description of Services: Catering services
Owner: Chef LJ
Contact Information: (310) 736-7318 | | Instagram: @chefljskitchen1 |
Hours of Operation: Based on client bookings

Business Name:  Logan’s Gardens at Santa Monica Farmers Market  
Description of Services : Edible plants  
Contact :  


Business Name: Pretty Productive Financials, Inc.
Owner: Cheryl King - Rolland
Description of Services: Accounting, Fractional Controller and CFO for small- to mid-size companies.
Contact: (310) 295-1213,

Business Name: Prophetboy
Owner: Elijah Kirland-Cuffee
Description of Services: Fitness studio |

Business Name:  Supercharged  by Kwanza Jones  
Owner :  Kwanza Jones  
Description of Services :  Fitness studio  
Contact :   1820 Broadway, Santa Monica, CA 90404 (310) 494-6303 |


Business Name: Tangana Wellness
Owner: Isabelle Barros
Description of Services: Merchandise, music, messaging, book |
Hours of Operation:Online only

Business Name:   Westside Premier Soccer Club  
Description of Services :  Soccer academy for kids 5-8 and 6-14. Provides scholarships for those in need.  
Owners:   Reginald, Executive Director, and Hajar   
Contact Information:  | 424.214.8471  

Business Name:  Wolflite  Candles   
Description of ServicesWolflite Candles creates beautiful soy-based candles, with an array of scents for every nose. Each candle is hand-poured in small batches, and made with intention for your manifesting and aromatic needs.   
Contact: 2450 Colorado Ave Suite 100E, Santa Monica, CA 90404Room 344


Business Name : YM Jewels  LLC
Owner : Ayana Robinson  
Description of Services :  YM Jewels offers handcrafted earrings, bracelets and statement necklaces inspired by founder Ayanna Robinson’s travels abroad and African culture.  
Contact : (424) 645-7583 | | | Instagram: @ymjewels