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The WEMC is proud to feature our community of Small Businesses, each with unique perspectives and offerings. Use this site as a resource to see and patonize what's a vital part of the West End.  Visit often to see what businesses have been added, have specials, or events.

Business Owners - Take advantage of the WEMC FREE marketing initiative and directory features. To learn more select the SS Overview button and complete the short questionnaire to get started.

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Afrocentric Network

678 Lee St. SW #B

Atlanta, GA 30310

Phone: (404) 756-0200

The mission of Afro-Centric Network, Inc. is to provide clothing, jewelry, artwork, and statues of an African centered nature to men and women with an appreciation of Africa its people, lifestyle, and goods, while also acting as a resource for information regarding the African continent and all of its descendants.


Monday  -   Saturday: 10:00 am - 7:00 pm

Sunday:  -  12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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Café 640

640 Evans St.

SW, Atlanta, GA 30310

Phone: 404 343 1932


640 specializes in healthy breakfast and lunch sandwiches by day, and intimate event space by night. The cafe comfortably seats 180 people banquet style seating and 260 theater style seating. 


Features - Poetry Night, Game Night, , Jazz Night, Seminars, Workshops, Networking Gatherings, Speed Dating, Dancing, Open Mic.



Monday -  Friday:  8am-8pm

Saturday:  9am-6pm

Sunday:    9am-2pm

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Kubuni Afrique

1180 Ralph David Abernathy Blvd. S.W. Atlanta, GA 30310

phone:  404-437-8791

Kubuni Afrique features handmade clothing and jewelry focused and inspired by African culture. Unique designs are available on the rack or you can have your ensemble custom made. 


We specialize in ALTERATIONS 


Monday – Saturday: 10:00 am - 7:00 pm

Sunday:    Noon - 6:00 pm

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Vegan Dream Doughnuts

576 Lee St. S.W. suite E

Atlanta Ga. 30310

Phone: 404-397-9174 - 678-732-9367


Are the Best in The World. Its a good thing I take pictures because they last longer then the Doughnuts. All natural Vegan Doughnuts are created without eggs no milk no sugar and totally Gluten Free. We specialize in making the Best all natural vegan Doughnuts on the planet. Made with all natural gluten free ingredients like Coconut Flour and natural sweeteners as Coconut sugar and maple. Made with Organic Fruit and lots of love. Strong Drink Vegan Juice Bar


Monday Closed

Tuesday - Thursday: 2 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Friday - Saturday:      2 p.m. to 12 a.m.

Sunday:                       2 p.m. to 9 p.m.

WiFi Friendly!


Axum Culture

1065 Ralph David Abernathy Blvd

SW, Atlanta, GA 30310

Phone: (470) 225-7235


Axum Culture is a family owned, lifestyle boutique that was born to bring Africa to her ascendants far away, to honor and preserve the Afrikan world view which permeates our clothing, jewelry and other crafts through design and symbols. 


Monday - Thursday: 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Friday / Saturday:   -  11:00 am - 9:00 pm

Sunday:  -  12:00 pm - 8:00 pm​

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Bakaris Hot Pizza & Kava Bar

576 Lee st. suite A,

Atlanta Ga 30310

phone: 404 254 3784

Bakaris Pizza Kava lounge creates a unique atmosphere for patrons to eat delicious handmade pork free Hot pizza, drink Kava and vibe with the spirit of the historic West End of Atlanta. Bakaris Lounge is the first kava bar in Atlanta and the only pizza joint offering a pork-free

menu in town West-End.


Monday – Thurs: 4 pm to 2 am

Friday -  Saturday: 4 pm-2;45am

Sunday:  2pm-10pm

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Caribbean Delights

576 Lee St SW # B

Atlanta, GA 30310

Phone: 404 752-6173

Experience the true flavor of Jamaica at the most authentic Caribbean restaurant around.Once you have a bite, you won't soon forget the taste of our Caribbean food.Drop in for a fantastic meal today!



Monday   -  Friday 11:00 AM - 01:00 AM

Saturday  - 11:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Sunday    -  01:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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Hammonds House Museum

503 Peeples Street SW,

Atlanta, GA 30310

Phone: 404-752-8730

Hammonds House Museum which is

located in a beautifully restored house that dates to 1857, is dedicated to the mission of preserving the work and heritage of African descent artists. Come view the works of notable local and national artists on full display in the galleries. While you're there, learn more about the history of these under-represented craftsmen in the National Center for the Exhibition. After your visit, take a turn to the Hammonds House Gift Shop, and brighten your home with a print or artifact that has great heritage value.


Mon: Closed

Tuesday - Friday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Saturday: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Sunday:    1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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The Shrine of the Black Madonna - Headquarters

946 Ralph David Abernathy Blvd. S.W. Atlanta, GA 30310

Phone: (404) 549-8676.

The Shrine Bookstore is a one of a kind one-stop destination for resources about the African diaspora. It caries a large array of books, jewelry, oils, soaps, etc. The bookstore also has an extensive African  artifacts collection, the Karamu Art Gallery and the Black Holocaust Museum.  Here you can find African-American literature that you would not see in a Barnes & Noble.

PHONE:404 549-8676


Friday and Saturday


Tassili’s Raw Reality

1059 Ralph David Abernathy Blvd.

SW, Atlanta, GA 30310

(404) 343-6126

If you are in Atlanta seeking a raw vegan restaurant, Tassili’s Raw Reality can nourish you with a unique variety of delicious raw vegan experiences. We are faster than full-service restaurants, healthier than fast-food restaurants, and provide more variety of raw vegan foods than most vegan and vegetarian restaurants.


Monday - Thursday: 11:00 am - 9:00 pm

Friday &  Saturday: 11:00 am - 10:00 pm

Sunday: 11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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Healthy Market and Juice Bar

878 Ralph David Abernathy Blvd SW, Atlanta, GA 30310

Phone: 404-444-1635

A wonderful way to treat yourself with delicious foods that are healthy and fresh.

Weather a smoothie, salad, soup, or the array of  desserts you will be satisfied enough to come back often.  

This vegan spot is in a convenient location in the heart of the West End business district.


10 am to 9 pm

The Wren's Nest

1050 Ralph David Abernathy Blvd SW, Atlanta, GA 30310

Phone: 404-753-7735

The Wren's Nest has been a landmark in the West End for the past 100 years.This handsome Victorian abode was the longtime home of famed Georgia writer Joel Chandler Harris, who penned some of this country's most popular stories for children as well as adults. Best known for his Uncle Remus tales, Harris wrote many of his landmark pieces right here in Atlanta, and the story of his life and work is on display at the museum. Guided tours and storytelling programs are offered, as well as a nice shop that stocks books and Brer Rabbit memorabilia.

The Wren's Nest preserves the legacy of Joel Chandler Harris and the heritage of African American folklore through storytelling, tours and student publishing.


Monday - Friday: CLOSED

Saturday & Sunday: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm​​


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