This morning I did a Google search for black owned businesses in West Chester, PA. The only thing I found was one post on a message board from 2012 with two suggestions on it, both salons that are now closed. The rest were for businesses in Philadelphia. Let’s change that!
If you’re spending money in West Chester, Pennsylvania, check out this list of black owned businesses.
Thomas Newsome & Morris Antiques
11 N Church St, West Chester, PA 19380 (610) 344-0657 There is no website listed for this business, but here’s an interesting article about a book written by the owner, Alice Thomas.
214 W Washington St, West Chester, PA 19380 (610) 696-1343 yarnallsgarage.com/
Beauty & Hair
All Dolled Up
967 Paoli Pike, West Chester, PA 19380 (484) 207-0303
Another Level Barbershop
312 E Gay St, West Chester, PA 19380 (484) 905-4757
967 Paoli Pike Suite #303, West Chester, PA (610) 344-7289 https://cashmeresalons.com/
Maple Alley Barbers
537 Maple Alley, West Chester, PA 19380 (484) 887-8475
Simply Savvy Beauty LLC
202 N Church St. West Chester, Pennsylvania 19380 (within Sensory Day Spa) 610-696-4859
Velvet Hair Studio
308 E Gay St, West Chester, PA 19382 (610) 436-4765
Diane Matthews School of Dance
315 Westtown Rd #9, West Chester, PA 19382 (610) 692-3398 dianematthewsdance.com/
West Chester Dance Works
315 Westtown Rd Suite 9, West Chester, PA 19382 (610) 692-3398 westchesterdanceworks.org/
600 E Market St, West Chester, PA 19382 (610) 918-4704 milestonemoments.net/
141 W. Gay Street West Chester, PA 19380 (610) 344-3440
125 N Church St, West Chester, PA 19380 (484) 887-0942
INH Tax Solutions
(484) 886-0326 INH Tax Solutions on Facebook
821 Lincoln Ave, West Chester, PA 19380 484-885-8192
A note about restaurants: please call the restaurant to order instead of using a delivery service like GrubHub. Read this article about how much of your money actually goes to the business when you use GrubHub.
Lorenzo’s Steaks & Hoagies: the Big Meat on Market Street
216 E Market St, West Chester, PA 19382 (610) 696-5400 https://lorenzosbigmeatmarketstreet.com/ This is NOT the pizza place.
607 E Market St, West Chester, PA (610) 701-0288
211 E Market St, West Chester, PA 19380 (484) 266-0508
6 E Gay St, West Chester, PA 19380 (484) 266-0176 scoopsonking.com/
DeBaptiste Funeral Homes
25 S Worthington St, West Chester, PA 19382 (610) 696-4812
Landscape Management couturegrounds.com/
McKinley’s Furniture Service
Thomas Family Entertainment LLC
The Sarita Brown Team
Black Owned Businesses at the Artisan Exchange
You can buy products from these businesses and more in person at the Artisan Exchange when it is open, or for pick up, delivery, or shipped at AEDirect.com
Cheryl’s Southern Style Cuisine LLC
Caterer offering prepared southern style foods https://www.cherylssouthernstyle.com/
Cook Awesome Food
Spice blends inspired by global cuisines
Sallamin Foods International
Offering hot sauce and prepared foods
All natural hibiscus tea
Thanks to everyone who helped me put together this list: Jacqueline from Jacqueline’s Boutique; Malena’s Vintage Boutique; Old Soul Decor; Elizabeth at Milestone Events; Margaret Mace from the Artisan Exchange; BetterAlly.org (see their list of black owned businesses in all of Chester County here); DowntownWestChester.com; and all my neighbors who have written in here and on Nextdoor.
This list is changing all the time so check back often!
Should your business be on this list? Know another black owned business in West Chester to add? Do you want your business’ information removed or changed? Leave a comment on this post or use my contact page.