Minority-Owned Businesses | Columbus To Do List

Support local and minority-owned businesses!  This page will feature a variety of businesses from restaurants to clothing stores!

Food and Drink

  • Bake Me Happy: Gluten-free baked goods.
  • BarroLuco: Argentine comfort food. Their empanadas are amazing!
  • Dos Hermanos: Authentic Mexican food. Look for their food truck or visit them at the North Market!
  • Hoyo’s Kitchen: Rated the top restaurant in Columbus by eater. com!  Check out this Somali Cuisine in the North Market.
  • Links-N-Lemonade: Gourmet hotdogs and fresh-made lemonade!
  • Momo Ghar: Featured on Guy Fieri’s Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives, this Nepali and Tibetan food is no joke!
  • What the Waffle: Seriously tasty waffles!  They are featured on the Food Network website and listed as some of the best waffles in the country!
  • Willowbeez Soulveg: Vegan soul food.  Visit their pop up in the North Market!
  • 6-1-Pho: Fast and casual Vietnamese street food.


  • Chunky Armadillo: Boho clothing store in the Short North.
  • Flower Child Vintage: Shop second hand and vintage at their location in the Italian village.
  • RawYoga 614: Hop on the #2 COTA bus to get here and enjoy a peaceful yoga class.
  • Yelo Aple: Did you know that plants can boost your mood, productivity, concentration, and creativity? You can get plants to spruce up your dorm room at Yelo Aple!

Additional Resources

Minority-Owned Businesses (experiencecolumbus.com)

80+ Black-Owned Businesses To Support In Columbus (columbusnavigator.com)

Here’s a list of Black-owned businesses in the Columbus area (dispatch.com)