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92 LGBTQ+ Owned Eateries to Support

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June is Pride month, and the Qwick team has been busy celebrating both in and out of the office. Today and every day, we’re encouraging everyone to get out and support the LGBTQ+ owned bars, restaurants, and eateries that nourish and enrich our communities.

Whether you’re in the mood for a farm-to-fork feast in Denver or colorful tie-dye bagels in the Big Apple, our team has compiled a list of our favorite flavorful spots across the country. No matter which you choose to visit, you’ll be supporting an LGBTQ+ owned business. These establishments deserve your patronage and support year-round, so don’t forget to add them to your regular rotation.

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Image via Pop Pie Co. / Facebook

San Diego

  • Eclipse Chocolate Bar and Bistro – Neighborhood bistro known for specialty crafted chocolates, glittery soft serve, and an epic weekend brunch. Located in South Park, San Diego
  • insideOUT – Dinner spot in Hillcrest, San Diego serving seasonal California and Mediterranean-inspired dishes
  • Pop Pie – Serving sweet and savory mini pies in University Heights
  • Baja Betty’s – Mexican specialties, margaritas, and a fun and lively atmosphere

Los Angeles

  • Stache – Queer restaurant, bar, and nightclub in West Hollywood serving small plates
  • The Wolves – Cocktails and American fare served in a Parisian-style bar in Downtown LA
  • Jewel – Vintage-style cafe serving American/Asian mash-ups, all plant-based
  • WeHo Bistro – French style bistro foods and fun cocktails with a dog-friendly patio
Glass of beer next to a four pack with rainbows in the background
Image via Temescal Brewing / Facebook

San Francisco


Aerial view of Mexican food, menus, and a drink
Image via Coronado PHX / Facebook


  • Coronado PHX – Vegan eatery, coffee shop, and bar located in the historic Coronado neighborhood
  • Foch Cafe and Bistro – French cafe known for brunch in Tempe
  • Toasted Mallow – Dessert shop with gourmet s’mores and marshmallows in Gilbert
  • Original Gravity – Crafts beers, wine taps, cocktails, and globally inspired snacks/small plates

San Antonio

Aerial view of a variety of BBQ meats, sauces, toppings, and sides
Image via La Barbecue / Instagram



  • Dumpling Dudez – Unique dumpling experiences including cooking classes
  • Koffeteria – Pastries and coffee in Eado
  • Urban Eats – Upscale market and full-service bistro with American favorites
  • Doña Lena Tacos – Authentic street tacos perfected in Salamanca Guanajuato, Mexico
Aerial view of bakery goods
Image via Gelateria Gemelli / Facebook



  • Jennivee’s Bakery – Cozy local bake shop with cake by the slice, cupcakes, cookies, and more
  • Marty’s Martini Bar – A low-lit lounge with an extensive cocktail menu
  • Radical Joy Bakery – Pastry studio specializing in painted, botanical cakes, and pastries
  • Sfera – Loved for their arancini, Sfera serves Sicilian street food in Edgewater


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  • Lupie’s Cafe – Down-home kitchen serving up old-school comfort eats and regional chilis
  • Poplar Tapas – Peruvian and Spanish food with a great cocktail and wine list
  • Counter- – Concept restaurant with a 10-course tasting menu & wine pairings
  • 300 East – Family-owned spot featuring local fresh produce and meats
Table with a variety of food on it
Image via Bread and Board / Instagram



  • Bites & Bubbles – Restaurant with a rooftop bar serving small plates, cheeses, and wine
  • Garp & Fuss – Hidden garden restaurant serving American fare
  • Se7en Bites – Modern bakery serving Southern food for breakfast and lunch
  • The Hammered Lamb - Lively pub with brunch menu and novelty cocktails
Image via Flan Factory / Facebook

Tampa Bay

  • Flan Factory – Sandwich shop known for signature flans and Cuban classics
  • Love Food Central – Gluten-free and vegan comfort food
  • Oggi Italian – Authentic Italian favorites
  • The Library – St. Petersburg eatery offering New American bites, brunch staples, and craft cocktails


  • No 3 Social – Rooftop bar with street eats and craft drinks
  • R House – Globally inspired eats, cocktails, and gallery art
  • Rosie’s Bar and Grill – Colorful spot with brunch and comfort food
  • NiDo Caffé – Intimate, no-frills cafe serving authentic Italian eats
Table with fine dining entrees, glasses of wine, and books
Image via Kramers / Facebook


  • Gatsby – Comfort food with a 1920s theme
  • Kramers – Restaurant, bar, and cafe inside a bookstore
  • Mi Casa – TexMex and Southwest American food
  • Red Bear Brewing Co – West-coast style craft brewery with a full kitchen


  • Bottoms Up Bagels – Small batch bagel shop, preparing handmade, authentic NJ style bagels, house-cured lox, and specialty cream cheeses
  • Cupcakes with Purpose – A sweet way to support charity; buy a cupcake and choose what charity 15% goes to
  • Gertrude’s – New American fare in the Baltimore Museum of Art
  • Bmore Licks – Explore 100 flavors of homemade soft serve and made-to-order milkshakes
Rainbow colored bagels
Image via Baz Bagels / Instagram

New York City

  • Baz Bagels – Known for their tie-dye bagels! 
  • Superfine – Farm-to-table dishes in DUMBO
  • Viv – Thai food in a futuristic chic atmosphere
  • Reyna – Mediterranean tapas restaurant and cocktail bar in Union Square


  • Mission Taqueria – This Center City cantina is a must-visit for happy hour 
  • Hardena – Indonesian comfort food in South Philly 
  • Cake Life – A proudly woman and trans-owned small batch, artisanal bakery in Fishtown. You may have seen the owners on Cupcake Wars! 
  • Menagerie Coffee – Caffeine and small bites in a cozy cafe atmosphere
Image via Bud & Marilyn's / Instagram


  • Bud & Marilyn’s – Retro-American dishes and classic drinks
  • Square Cafe – Fresh, seasonal, local fare
  • Leona’s – Ice cream sandwiches that are made with real dairy but are 100% lactose free, so even sensitive stomachs can enjoy them
  • Necromancer Brewing – Brewery fostering a lively community through fun events and a Queer Beer Club

Which of these businesses are you going to visit? Share your experience with us over on social media by tagging us @qwickshifts!

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