UPDATED JUNE 19, 2023
Discover women-owned businesses in Huntington Beach that you can support during March's Women's History Month and, of course, any time you shop, play, or dine in HB. From spas, retail stores, yoga studios, restaurants, and more, there's a handful of unique Women-owned businesses in Surf City USA® that provide unique experiences for visitors and residents alike.
Here are Huntington Beach's female entrepreneurs:
- Houseplant Nation
- Plants by Yours Truly
- Aosa Coffee
- Sea Legs at the Beach
- Stumpy's Hatchet House HB
- Heriloom a Modern Farmhouse
- Sunset Skin Boutique
- Dash of Sass
- Wet Dog Tavern
- Model Citizen
- Timeless Treasures
- Milk & Honey
- Surf City Skates
- Top Dog Barkery
- Yoga on The Beach
- Sweet Elle Cafe
- Red Table
- LUV Collective
- Suzanne's Catering & Event Planning
- Bare Bunny Aesthetics
- Brightwaters Wine Bar + Restaurant
- Dusk Boutique
- Bella Sophia Chocolates
- Bra Garden
Houseplant NationBack to Top of List
Houseplants improve happiness and mental well-being and Houseplant Nation offers exotic houseplants to Huntington Beach. Owned by Tammy Ha, Houseplant Nation sales Aroids, Variegated Monstera Albo, Anthuriums, albo Epipremnum to name a few. Tammy offers workshop classes and local handmade pottery for sale.
Plants by Yours TrulyBack to Top of List
New to Huntington Beach, Plants by Yours Truly brings thriving house plants to Surf City USA. Owned by Melissa, she advocates for positive mental health and believes that plants help promote that from within. Being a plant mom has helped Melissa cope with anxiety and she wishes to help others by providing beautiful house plants to the community of Huntington Beach.
Aosa CoffeeBack to Top of List
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.
Sea Legs at the BeachBack to Top of List
SeaLegs at the Beach, a one-acre beach club located at Bolsa Chica State Beach, is owned by Alicia Whitney. Enjoy live music with an array of scratch-made menu items including Poke Nachos with sushi-grade Ahi topped with a Sriracha aioli or a chopped Summer Salad featuring butter lettuce, grilled corn, blackberries, peaches, crumbled goat cheese, and fresh herbs as they sip from an assortment of hand-selected wines and brews. Diners can also enjoy gourmet s’mores after the sun goes down as they toast marshmallows on an iconic Huntington Beach fire pit.
Alica Whitney also owns Prjkt Restaurant Group that invites dining experiences and playful interpretations of American Classics to Huntington Beach. Below are the restaurants in under Prjkt Restaurant Group in Huntington Beach:
JolynBack to Top of List
Jolyn brings functional swimwear created by female athletes for female athletes. Owned by Mondy Herndon, it was founded in 2010 with a broad network of decorated female athletes, including Olympic Medalists and NCAA champions that are a key part of the company's design, brand and sales efforts. Their flagship store is located on 5th Street in Downtown Huntington Beach.
CleobellaBack to Top of List
Cleobella was inspired when Angela, the owner, traveled to Bali. At the end of her trip, she could see Cleobella sparkling on the horizon. From the beginning, the vision was to offer globally inspired products that uplifted the cultures and traditions of the artisans creating them. In collaboration with artisans, the first product was created and since the success of Cleobella grew. Today it is recognized as an international lifestyle brand with its headquarters being located here in Sunset Beach, California. Cleobella believes that empowering women makes our world a better place. They donate 1% of profits to empower women globally to organizations like Care.org.
Heriloom a Modern FarmhouseBack to Top of List
Owned by a mother and a daughter, Leo Clancy and Chef Brianne Clancy, Heirloom a Modern Farmhouse is a "Rustic Chic" restaurant with global inspiration. Opened in 2018 in Huntington Beach, Heirloom a Modern Farmhouse welcomes you with an intimate, cozy atmosphere and warmth, making you feel like you are dining in their own home. The dynamic chemistry of the incredible food paired with a carefully selected wine list and local beers on tap.
Sunset Skin BoutiqueBack to Top of List
Sunset Skin Boutique, located in Peters Landing, is owned by Koleen Budney. Koleen offers cutting-edge skin care treatments with a private waterfront view of Huntington Harbour. Sunset Skin Boutique treatments are a mixture of the most innovative technologies and timeless techniques combined. She also sells superior-quality, clinically-proven skincare that provides dramatic results.
Wet Dog TavernBack to Top of List
Wet Dog Tavern has located just 2 blocks from the world-famous Huntington Beach Pier in the heart of downtown. This cozy tavern features local brews and foods in a welcoming environment. The interior has a full bar with a lot of counter seating and a few televisions. The interior patio is a nice intimate dining area surrounded by plants and string lighting, and the exterior sidewalk patio is a great space to have food and drinks while soaking in the sunshine and the beach vibes of Main Street.
Timeless TreasuresBack to Top of List
For over 10 years Dawn McCormack and Karen Lona have searched throughout Southern California to bring you the most talented group of artisans, crafters, decorators, and upcyclers ever assembled right here in Huntington Beach at 5 Points Plaza. Timeless Treasures donates a percentage of every purchase made to help support local rescues, charities, and non-profit organizations. They have donated over $30,000.
Milk & HoneyBack to Top of List
Milk & Honey is a café in the Downtown Huntington Beach area. They offer a variety of menu items, including an organic coffee bar, tea lattes, shaken iced teas, lemonades, fruit smoothies, blended drinks, shaved ice, and other specialties. Only blocks from the beach, this quaint café is a great warm and inviting environment to enjoy a refreshment. Owner, Tati was born in Brazil where drinking coffee is a considered a fundamental part of its culture and she has been a coffee lover for over 20 years! Tati has worked in the coffee industry since 2007 before her heart fell in love with Milk & Honey. Since then she has been able to share her love for coffee with Huntington Beach!
Surf City SkatesBack to Top of List
Surf City Skates is a roller-skating lifestyle brand and skate shop created by avid roller-skater, Toni Edwards, fused with her passion for surfing and skateboarding from a very young age. Their mission is to inspire and educate people of all ages, colors, and creeds to achieve their personal vision and goals when it comes to roller skating and skateboarding, by getting them into the best performing and looking gear for their personal skate needs, as well as offering tips, training, group skating meets and more by our network of experienced roller skaters.
Top Dog BarkeryBack to Top of List
The focus is all on pets at Top Dog Barkery, located on 5th Street in downtown Huntington Beach. They offer personalized cakes, pastries, chew sticks, and packaged treats for your four-legged family members. Top Dog Barkery also carries pet accessories and toys. Not only do they have a great selection of items to buy for your pet they also have grooming and doggie daycare services available.
Yoga on The BeachBack to Top of List
Yoga on the Beach HB offers donation-based yoga classes every day at Tower 14 on City Beach (on 14th and Pacific Coast Highway, on the left side of the tower). Classes are suitable for all levels of yoga experience and taught by certified instructors. Owned by Carina and Chanda, Yoga on the Beach HB offers movement, breathwork, and meditation. Donations are gladly accepted but not necessary to join (cash, Paypal, Venmo options are available with each teacher). Check the website for all upcoming classes.
Red TableBack to Top of List
Red Table takes comfort food to a whole different level thanks to the creativity of its chef and owner, Louie Jocson. Wine and craft beer also hold places of honor at this gastrobar. And yes, there is a red table - a communal setting where diners can enjoy great food and good company too.
LUV CollectiveBack to Top of List
LUV Collective is a coffee shop and collaborative physical space dedicated to fostering an environment that is safe and inclusive for all people. They welcome people from all walks of live to come in and be listened to, understood, and valued for exactly who they are. Not only is LUV Collective a women-owned business, it is also black-owned and LGBTQ+-owned.
Bare Bunny AestheticsBack to Top of List
Rebecca Pate is a well-trusted medical aesthetician and anti-aging expert who has been in the beauty industry and the health and wellness space for 22 years. Her versatile work experience as a medical assistant, massage therapist, and now spa owner has positioned her as a go-to authority when it comes to beauty from the inside out.
She founded Bare Bunny Aesthetics in 2016 with a mission of making every bunny feel comfortable in their own skin. Along with running a business and happily serving her clients, she is first and foremost a mom of 6 children - 5 boys and a newborn baby girl. Rebecca has built a life that she loves, and she delights in helping her clients do the same!
Brightwaters Wine Bar + RestaurantBack to Top of List
Woman owned Brightwaters Wine Bar and Restaurant was a dream 20+ years in the making for owner Anne. This comfortable, welcoming space with elevated scratch kitchen dining, thousands of wines from all over the world, and craft cocktails plays host to wine dinners, events, and other gatherings. Anne ensures each guest is treated like family as soon as they walk through the Brightwaters doors.
Dusk BoutiqueBack to Top of List
Dusk Boutique is a unique, trendy boutique owned by 2 fabulous women with very similar styles. Jeannie and Lauren curate the best variety of fashion, accessories, and gifts! This duo is great at purchasing quality fashion with perfect fits that makes all our customers feel great and confident in their own skin!
Bella Sophia ChocolatesBack to Top of List
Bella Sophia Chocolates uses unique flavor combination techniques from around the world to create award winning flavors and textures. Owner and founder, Steph Shafer, is a master chocolatier and creates hand painted chocolate bonbons, truffles and croissants. What sets her apart from most is that she roasts and grinds her own cocoa. Stop by Lot 579 in @pacific_city to pay Steph a visit and pick up some of her delectable works of art!
Bra GardenBack to Top of List
Bra Garden was founded by Windy Bess on the principle that ill-fitting bras are not just uncomfortable but also detrimental to breast health. The shop offers complimentary, professional bra fittings and carry the complete size range from 28-56 AA-O size bras. Their professional fitters come from the medical field and offer many years of experience to help post-surgical and mastectomy patients. Bra Garden also carries breast prosthetics.