Here in Augusta, we stand in solidarity with our black community. Our thriving city takes pride in our commitment to promoting a healthy and equitable environment for our residents and visitors. Augusta’s River Region has become a place that so many people love through our work in diminishing societal divides based on race, class, gender, and sexual orientation.

Each voice in our community is cherished, and Augusta's black community holds a significant place in shaping the rich tapestry of our city. To celebrate their contributions, we've curated a list of a few black-owned businesses in Augusta's River Region for you to explore and support!

  • Augusta Cigar Club - An upscale cigar lounge that features premium cigars and spirits. Providing a relaxing atmosphere for cigar lovers in Downtown Augusta.
  • Big Mama’s Soul Food - A southern restaurant with all the soul food goodies. They also offer catering.
  • Bike Bike Baby - Providing bicycle tours during the day and night leisure rides for any event. Come tour Augusta in a whole new way!
  • Cafe 209 - A daytime cafe serving the best down-home southern cooking in a relaxed space with sidewalk seating.
  • Humanitree House - An organic juice bar and art gallery in the cultural corridor of downtown Augusta.
  • Jackie M’s and Son Café - A hole-in-the-wall southern comfort food and dessert eatery. 
  • Jamaica Way Restaurant - A Caribbean restaurant with an at-home atmosphere and dining experience that is just as pleasing to the senses as it is to the palate.
  • Lenox on Tenth - a restaurant, hookah bar, and entertainment venue nestled between the century-old buildings of Augusta's downtown historic district. Named for the Lenox Theater that was once located on Laney Walker Blvd. and was the center of Augusta's black entertainment.
  • Miami Vybz - An Augusta nightlife experience with a vibrant atmosphere.
  • Pedal Pub Augusta - Pedal Pub is a pub crawl on wheels! Book a bike for a fun trip around Augusta today.
  • Reserve and Ride Watersports - Jet ski rentals to adventure down the Savannah River in style. Plan your next water excursion today!
  • The Brunch House of Augusta - Voted as one of Yelp's top 100 Restaurants in the U.S. in 2021, you won't want to miss their delicious southern infused breakfast foods.
  • The James Brown Historical Tour - Embark on a thorough tour of James Brown's notable sites in Augusta, guided by a member of the James Brown Family.
  • Whipped Creamery- A one-stop novelty shop for gourmet frozen desserts reminiscent of your favorite treats from the past.

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