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Black Owned Businesses & Organizations to patron in EAST AUSTIN, TEXAS from EAST MAGAZINE

Black-owned businesses and organizations in East Austin

Support with your dollar, time, and voice 

Photos of J. Leonardi’s, Aster’s Ethiopian Restaurant, and Tony’s Jamaican Food

In the fight for justice and equality, every action counts. Among those actions, supporting black-owned businesses and organizations is one crucial step.

If there’s a black-owned business in East Austin that isn’t on this list, let us know at info@eastsideatx.com.

Food Businesses 

Anything’s Baked Potato 
1326 Rosewood Ave.
anythingsaustin.com@anythingsbakedpotato 
Aster’s Ethiopian Restaurant
2804 N I-35 Frontage Rd.
(512) 469-5966
@astersethiopianrestaurant
Read more about Aster’s Ethiopian Restaurant here.
Big Easy Bar and Grill 
1806 E. 12th St.
bigeasybarandgrill.weebly.com 
@barandgrillbigeasy 
Bird Bird Biscuit 
2701 Manor Rd.
birdbirdbiscuit.com@birdbirdbiscuit 
Country Boyz Fixins 
4140 E 12th St. 
countryboysfixins.com @countryboyzfixinsatx 
Hoover’s Cooking
2002 Manor Rd.
hooverscooking.com
@hooverscookingatx
Read more about Hoover’s Cooking here.
J. Leonardi’s Barbeque 
1124 E. 11th St. 
jleonardibbq.com @jleonardibarbeque
Read more about J. Leonardi’s here and here.
Krab Kingz Seafood 
1202 FM 685, Pflugerville, Texas
@KrabKingzIV 
Luv Fats Ice Cream 
1550 Mueller Blvd., Texas Farmers Market at Mueller
@luvfatsicecream 
Make My Day Italian Ice
makemydayice.com
@makemydayice
Mr. Catfish & More 
1144 Airport Blvd. Ste. 220
mrcatfishatx.com@mrcatfishatx 
Tony’s Jamaican Food 
1200 E. 11th St.
@TonysJamaicanFood
Read more about Tony’s Jamaican Food here
Roland’s 
311 Chestnut Ave. 
facebook.com/rolandssoulfood
The Rolling Rooster 
1104 E. 11th St. 
therollingrooster.com@therollingrooster
Read more about The Rolling Rooster here.
Sam’s BBQ 
2000 E. 12th St.
@ATXBBQ
Read more about Sam’s BBQ here.
Sans Bar 
1818 E. 12th St.
thesansbar.com@sans_bar
Sassy’s Vegetarian Soul Food 
1403 E. 7th St. 
sassys-vegetarian-soul-food.business.site @sassysvegetariansoulfood

Shops and Artists 

Altatudes
1717 E. 12th St. 
altatudes.com
@altatudes 
Visit this gofundme to donate to Kane’s and Altatudes who both sustained damages from a fire on May 31. 
Black Makers Market 
A market for black-owned businesses 
blackmakersmarket.com@blackmakersmarket 
Dope Creatives Market 
Handmade market 
dopecreativesmarket.com @dopecreativesmarket
eleMINT skin
1105 E. 6th St. 
elemintskin.com @elemintskin 
Kane’s Barbershop
1719 E. 12th St.
kanesbarbershop.com 
@kanesbarbershop
Visit this gofundme to donate to Kane’s and Altatudes who both sustained damages from a fire on May 31. 
Read more about Kane’s Barbershop here.
Marshall’s Barber Shop
1915 E. 12th St.
@MarshallsBarberShop
The Villager Newspaper 
4132 E 12th St.
theaustinvillager.com
Read more about The Villager Newspaper here.
Ballet Afrique Dance Academy
8011 Cameron Rd. 
balletafriqueaustin.org@balletafriquedance
Read more about Ballet Afrique here.
Chris Rogers 
Muralist and live-event painter 
chrisrogersartist.com @chrisrogersart 
Miriam ConnerArtist and community organizer
@mconner512
Read more about Miriam Conner here.
Ryan Runcie 
Painter and muralist 
ryanruncie.com @ryan_runcie
Read more about Ryan Runcie here and here and here.

Musicians and Venues

BlackLight Hip Hopblacklighthiphop.com
@blacklight_hip_hop
Read more about BlackLight Hip Hop here.
Ephraim Owens
@ephraim.owens.5
Read more about Ephraim Owens here.
Riders Against the Stormrashiphop.com
@rashiphop
Read more about Riders Against the Storm here.
SaulPaulsaulpaul.com
@SaulPaul
Read more about SaulPaul here.
The Victory Grill
atxhistoricvictorygrill.org
Read more about The Victory Grill here.

Non-profits and Organizations

Austin Justice Coalition 
austinjustice.org @austinjusticecoalition
Donate to Austin Justice Coalition here
George Washington Carver Museum
1165 Angelina St.
austintexas.gov
@carvermuseumatx
Read more about the Carver Museum here.
Huston-Tillotson University
htu.edu
@hustontillotsonuniversity
Read more about Huston-Tillotson University here.
Raasin in the Sun 
raasininthesun.org@raasininthesun
Donate to Raasin in the Sun here
Learn more about Raasin McIntosh here
Six Square 
sixsquare.org @sixsquareatx 
Donate to Six Square here
Read more about Six Square here.

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