There are Black-owned businesses in Huntington Beach that you can support during February's Black History Month, and any time of year. From coffee shops and eyelash studios to restaurants, boutique shops, and more, there's a handful of unique experiences for visitors and residents alike. Here are Huntington Beach's black-owned businesses to check out:
AoSA Coffee is owned by Keyana Hill and is a beautifully modern coffee house. Being founded in 2014, its mission is to bring quality beverages and healthy food to the local community. This unique coffee house located in the Huntington Harbour Mall and serves up coffee, tea, kombucha, vegan pastries, acai bowls, and avocado toast. See their menu here.
CherryHills Market is a charming store located in Pacific City housing a large inventory of vintage and vintage-inspired decorative finds and home furnishings. Owned by Brandon Lewis, a Huntington Beach resident, Cherry Hills began as an online shop. Following the success of the online store and multiple pop-up events, Brandon decided to build his first brick-and-mortar store in Huntington Beach. Here you'll find an authentic compilation of CherryHills freshly ground signature spices, infused olive oils, specialty sea salts, balsamic vinegars, teas, and other gourmet food finds. Not to mention the timeless assortments of worldly goods, gift items, and home accessories all thoughtfully selected, carefully curated, and always inspiring.
Beale's Texas BBQ
Beale's Texas BBQ is owned by Brett Beale's. His passion for BBQ started when he was just 6 years old using life experience and family recipes with roots going back to Mississippi. Beale is able to share his story through his cooking. Enjoy ribs, tips, brisket, and pulled pork, all slowly smoked delivering an amazing flavor that makes Beale's Texas BBQ super special. Located at Peter's Landing in Sunset Beach, enjoy BBQ while watching the boats go by in the Huntington Harbour.
Hambone's BBQ & Grill
Hambone's BBQ & Grill is located in Huntington Beach and owned by Chef Keenan Handy. Keenan was born and raised in California and learned the art of cooking and smoking meat from his parents. With over 20 years of experience as a pitmaster and restauranteur, his culinary creations have delighted the tastebuds of everyone from professional athletes to your next-door neighbors. They offer three different signature BBQ sauces all of which are made in-house and they pride themselves on both the quality and consistency of their food. They use only the finest ingredients and the highest quality meat.