Support Black-Owned Businesses in Thurston County

four ice cream cones in a stand
Sweetlee’s Ice Cream is a black-owned business in Thurston County that makes incredible ice cream treats. Photo courtesy: Sweetlee’s Ice Cream

Support Black-owned businesses throughout Thurston County that have impacted the community with rich culture, kindness and professionalism. There’s plenty of diverse establishments to discover including spas, restaurants and bakeries. Looking to support these entrepreneurs? Here’s a list of some of the Black-owned businesses in Thurston County, check them out!

Beau Legs Fish and Chips

8765 Tallon Ln NE Suite G, Lacey

This Lacey seafood business brings the flavors of the South to the Pacific Northwest! Beau Legs Fish and Chips offers kickin’ jambalaya, po’boy sandwiches, and Cajun favorites straight from Chef Germaine Harris’ kitchen.  Beau Legs also offers catering services for large groups to enjoy comfort food at social gatherings. Next time you have a craving for some good old-fashioned soul food, pop into Beau Legs Fish and Chips and be sure to try their award-winning gumbo!

Gotti Sweets

422 Legion Way SE, Olympia

If you need a specialty cake for a birthday, wedding, or graduation, Gotti Sweets owner Lauren Rogers has you covered. Gotti Sweets is a pastry bakery in Olympia that specializes in sweet treats and custom cakes. Lauren takes pride in her detailed creations to ensure every client has a cake that makes their special occasion memorable. Lauren Rogers is not only a member of the Thurston County Chamber of Commerce, but she was also a finalist on Food Network’s Halloween Baking Championship season 8. Swing by on Fridays or Saturdays for a treat, or place a custom cake order for your next event.

four-tiered white and black cake with purple flowers
Gotti Sweets specializes in creating beautiful and tasty custom cakes for any occasion. Photo courtesy: Gotti Sweets

Whetstone Fitness

1212 Black Lake Boulevard SW, Olympia

Grab your yoga mat, lace up your sneakers and head to Whetstone Fitness for a great workout experience with other Thurston County residents. This locally owned, 24-hour fitness gym offers members a variety of services, including group training, empowerment training and personal fitness training. Owner Donnie Whetstone strives to help members reach their fitness goals by providing experienced instruction, guidance, and support in a well-equipped facility. If you’re looking to achieve your fitness goals and make a positive physical change in 2024, Whetstone Fitness is worth the visit!

Yonic V-Spa & Royal Kings Spa

 5622 Pacific Avenue SE #6, Lacey

Cleanse your body and mind at Yonic V-Spa, a health facility that specializes in the ancient practice of yoni steaming. Owner Ebony Washington uses organic wild-crafted herbs from Africa that provide several benefits for reproductive and feminine health. This vibrant health spa has many beneficial herb blends to choose from, including menopause steam, anti-cramps steam, and endometriosis steam. This spa provides services for both women and men to enjoy. Book your appointment with Yonic V-Spa & Royal Kings Spa to experience the wonderful benefits of yonic steaming.

Robinson and Son

7920 Incline Drive SE, Olympia

Robinson and Son is a general contracting business based in Olympia that works with clients to turn their landscaping ideas into reality. If your lawn needs extra maintenance like trimming and hedge work, Robinson and Son can help. They’re highly experienced in construction and have remodeled homes, small businesses, and government buildings. Book a consultation with Dennis Robinson to remodel your spaces your way.

shelves covered in beauty supplies
Magic Touch Beauty Supply is the home for all your hair care and beauty needs. Visit for any last-minute hair supplies or book a styling appointment. Photo courtesy: Magic Touch Beauty Supply

Magic Touch Beauty Supply

7263d Martin Way E, Olympia

You can never have enough beauty products! Magic Touch Beauty Supply in Lacey ensures customers have what they need for all their hair and beauty maintenance. In addition to providing a wide variety of products, the owner Camille also provides hair styling services including braiding, natural hair care and extensions. If you’re looking for wigs, natural hair products, styling tools, or makeup, Magic Touch Beauty Supply is the place to go.

Urban Glow Candles and Cosmetics

4570 Avery Lane SE, Lacey

Ignite, inhale and unwind at Urban Glow Candles and Cosmetics, the home of all your bath and beauty needs. This Lacey local business carries a variety of eco-friendly items, including bath and body soaks, lipsticks, and award-winning skincare products. Business owner Jane makes all her products with sustainable and cruelty-free ingredients and believes beauty shouldn’t cost the environment or animals. Try their massage candles that are infused with CBD and therapeutic fragrance blends that are sure to melt your stress away.

Sweetlee’s Ice Cream

The Scoop Shop
Tumwater Craft District 4242 Capitol Blvd SE, Tumwater
The Truck @ Harrison
2411 Harrison Ave NW (next to the Taco Truck), Olympia

Who doesn’t love homemade ice cream? Sweetlee’s Ice Cream is a family-owned and operated business known for their in-house ice cream and large selection of flavors to choose from. This popular business currently has two ice cream trucks in Thurston County and two storefront locations to cater to all the ice cream lovers in Thurston. Visit their newest storefront location, The Scoop Shop, in the Tumwater Craft District and try their flavor of the month!

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