Supporting LGBTQ+ owned Businesses in Charlotte

The LGBTQ+ population grows rapidly in Charlotte and contributes to economic development here. Show your support by visiting these LGBTQ+-owned businesses in Charlotte.

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Detour Coffee Bar

A moving coffee bar truck around Charlotte is owned by Mike Hargett, a former bookstore barista. Detour Coffee bar not only offers various coffee-based beverages but also an extensive range of non-coffee beverages including apple cider, tea, and soda. To complete your drink, you can enjoy freshly baked cupcakes or muffins. Since Detour Coffee Bar uses truck for their operations, one can view their schedule on their website at and accordingly plan where one can catch them.

300 East

This legendary restaurant, founded in 1986, serves extensive foods and beverages such as snacks, salads, sandwiches, craft beers, and many more. The special thing about this place is they serve special dishes for weekend brunches. One can visit this legendary restaurant at 300 East Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28203. The shop also offers 50% discount on a glass of wine on Tuesdays.

White Rabbit

One of the magnificent LGBTQ+-owned businesses located at Plaza Midwood, White Rabbit offers various book collections, swim-wears, sportswear, cards, and movies. For those who want to find a unique gift, you can directly go to White Rabbit as they also sell many kinds of gifts. White Rabbit location at 920 Central Ave, Charlotte, NC 28204

The Artisan’s Palate

For those with a fancy for a drink while spoiling their eyes with beautiful art – The Artisan’s Palate is the most appropriate choice. It offers wine, beer, and art displays. It also serves sharing platters to complete the drink experience. All the foods and beverages here are made with love by professional local chefs. Since this place is open from morning until late in the night, one can have breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. Don’t worry, it will spoil your palate with special dishes on weekend brunches. The Artisan’s Palate locations at 1218 E 36th St A, Charlotte, NC 28205

Bean Vegan Cuisine

Good news for vegans – you can now go to Bean Vegan Cuisine, which is one of the LBGTQ+ owned businesses here. Bean Vegan Cuisine serves a lot of comfort foods – from burgers to breakfast, BBQ to buffalo fingers. The restaurant is friendly for vegans as well as non-vegans. Bean vegan Cuisine is located at 3001 East Independence Boulevard, Charlotte, NC 28205. If you’re too lazy to go out, Bean Vegan Cuisine serves takeout orders too.

Indeed these five amazing places need to be visited – which will help in supporting local business and help to raise economic growth and reducing poverty in Charlotte.

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