Support These 10 Black-Owned Businesses in Las Vegas

Check out Las Vegas' only cereal bar, and buy fresh produce from a community garden

By OTS Staff

One way to support the Black community is by shopping at Black-owned businesses in Las Vegas. Unsure where to start? Here’s a look at 10 local businesses where those consumer dollars make a difference.

Cereal Killerz

This store in Centennial Hills is more than just a place to buy cereal. Cereal Killerz also happens to be Southern Nevada’s first and only cereal bar. With more than 100 cereals, dairy and nondairy milk options and a wide variety of toppings, Cereal Killerz has everything imaginable to create the best cereal bowl mix, ice cream treat or milkshake combo.

The Deets

Founder: Chris and Jessica Burns

Where: 7540 Oso Blanca Road, Las Vegas (a Strip location is coming soon)

When: 2-8 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays, 2-9 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Sundays

Fun Fact: Cereal Killerz appeared on the popular TV show “Shark Tank.”


Simply Pure

For herbivores and carnivores alike, Simply Pure Cafe on the first floor of Downtown’s Container Park offers made-to-order dishes such as jicama chili cheese fries, vegan lasagna and Asian-inspired tacos. Most of these thoughtfully designed culinary explorations are gluten-free and allergy-friendly, too.

The Deets

Founder: Stacey Dougan

Where: 707 Fremont St., Unit 1310, Las Vegas

When: Open 11:30 a.m.-7 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sundays. Closed Mondays and Tuesdays.

Fun Fact: Bill Clinton visited this vegan spot and said he loved this place.


Vegas Roots Community Garden

This nonprofit organization is Las Vegas’ first and only urban farm. Vegas Roots Community Garden runs many programs to help the community, including Double Up Food Bucks, a program with a SNAP card that gives shoppers a BOGO deal on fruits and vegetables at participating stores; Lil’ Roots Garden Club, a program introducing and educating children about healthy eating (ages 3-12); and a Veggie Buck Truck that sells fresh fruit and veggies grown in town. See what fresh seasonal produce they are selling here.

The Deets

Founder: Rosalind Brooks

Where: 715 N. Tonopah Drive, Las Vegas

When: Garden hours are 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays. Closed Sundays and Mondays.

Fun Fact: They donate produce to a local senior center and the Las Vegas Rescue Mission.


Classic Jewel

Downtown inside the Juhl luxury studios, the Classic Jewel is a 1950s-style cocktail lounge with an opulent ambiance and live entertainment. This vintage dream has been featured in local publications including Desert Companion, Las Vegas Weekly and Las Vegas Review-Journal.

The Deets

Founder: Ryan and Selina Brown and business partner Jerome Harry

Where: 353 Bonneville Ave., Suite 111, Las Vegas

When: 4 p.m.-midnight Tuesdays through Thursdays and Sundays and 4 p.m.-2 a.m. Fridays and Saturdays. Closed Mondays.

Fun Fact: Ryan Brown went to Centennial High School in Las Vegas. She also worked for iHeart Radio in marketing in New York.


Legends Barber Studio

When people get a haircut at this barber shop, they are treated like a legend. Most salons are known for pampering ladies, but what about the men? Legends Barber Studio gives each client the full treatment. All services include shampooing along with a hot towel shave with essential oils.

The Deets

Founder: Saleemah Abare

Where: 616 S. Las Vegas Blvd., Suite B, and 9800 Skye Canyon Drive, Suite 125

When: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays and 7 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays. Closed Sundays and Mondays.

Fun Fact: According to DTLV‘s interview with Abare, “The studio’s name is also a nod to Leemah’s clothing line, which features T-shirts and hoodies that say Local Legend and LGND.”


Lo-Lo’s Chicken & Waffles

Obsessed with perfecting the juiciest chicken and fluffiest waffles, Lo-Lo’s soul food keeps customers coming back for more. This gem has been featured on Thrillest’s 21 Best Soul Food Kitchens in the Country and listed as one of the 30 Best Restaurants in Phoenix Magazine.

The Deets

Founder: Larry “Lo-Lo” White

Where: 2040 N. Rainbow Blvd., Las Vegas

When: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sundays

Fun Fact: Nobody knows the ingredients to Lo-Lo’s super-secret recipe except his father.


Ty’s Beauty Supply

Need new hair supplies? Ty’s Beauty supplies specializes in bundles, wigs, hair care products and more. One reviewer said: “Black-owned beauty supply, the owner is so helpful and friendly. Prices are affordable, and she has a nice variety of products.”

The Deets

Founder: Ty Harper

Where: 4780 W. Ann Road #2, North Las Vegas

When: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays. Closed Sundays.

Fun Fact: Ty’s Beauty opened in October 2017 and gave away a free shampoo and conditioning for one year to a lucky customer.


Dog & Whistle

Dog & Whistle specializes in creating quality meals for dogs that are healthy and accessible. To prevent food waste, they’ve teamed up with local restaurants to offer the excess food to feed their favorite four-legged friends. Crafted from 100% unused natural whole foods, this company saves quality food from being thrown away and provides a nutritious alternative to the common processed pet food sold in stores.

The Deets

Founder: Eric J. Adams

Where: Delivery. Call them at (702) 829-0271.

Fun Fact: Dog & Whistle recently collaborated with Vegas Test Kitchen to create a pop-up doggy diner.


Philly Freeze Me

For those with a sweet tooth, Philly Freeze Me serves 100% authentic Italian ice. Specialty flavors include Vegas Knights, Fresh Prince and Spider-Man. Additionally, tasty pretzel bites are $2.75. For pick-up or delivery, check here for availability.

The Deets

Founder: Chase “Checkmate” Corbin

Where: 855 E. Twain, Suite 118 and 5625 S. Rainbow Blvd., Suite D

When: 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays and 11 a.m.- 8 p.m. Sundays

Fun Fact: The owner, a Philly native, called this delicious dessert “water ice” back at home.


Simply Pleasing Candles Co.

Made in Las Vegas, Simply Pleasing Candles Co. sells four-pack variety candles, beard balm, bath bombs, whipped bath soap and more. Popular scents include Tropical Getaway, a mix of tropical fruits, citrus and coconut, and Mommy’s Day Off, a mix of lavender, vanilla, citrus and musk.

The Deets

Founder: Makayla Shorts

Where: Shop online on the website.

When: It takes about 1-3 business days to process an order.

Fun Fact: Joining the mailing list gets you $5 off your purchase.



Happy Friday! #fyp #foryoupage #smallbusinesscheck #supportsmallbusiness #simplypleasingcandles

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