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Shop Local 2021 | Highlighting Hispanic owned San Diego businesses

Featuring businesses from across San Diego County that are Hispanic-owned and operated, Sept 2021.
Credit: KFMB

SAN DIEGO COUNTY, Calif. — There are many Hispanic-owned businesses across San Diego County that will be featured and highlighted on News 8 that are open and need support more than ever during the pandemic.  

It is important to businesses across all industries that the community considers shopping local in San Diego.

To share your favorite Hispanic-owned San Diego business, please email the name and information to yourstories@kfmb.com. We will be featuring businesses each weekday in News 8 newscasts.

Bonita Farmer's Market

The owner said he came to the U.S. from Tijuana as a teen and decided to open a store selling hard-to-find Hispanic food.


Hellote is the combination of the word "hello" and "elote" which means corn. They're located in Chula Vista and sell different types of Mexican street corn and other snacks.

El Patio

The family-run restaurant located in Chula Vista has been open since 1954. They serve traditional Mexican food.

At Your Side Planning

At Your Side Planning is a San Diego elopement and wedding planning company since 2004. Their team consists of wedding planners, coordinators and designers.

Lighthouse Oyster Bar & Grill

The family-owned restaurant at the Oceanside Harbor offers a blend of Mexican and American seafood.

Tortilleria Leon

It's a family-owned business in Vista. They distribute tortillas to restaurants, but they also have their own store where you can see the tortillas being made.

Joe and Ernie's Pizzeria

The pizzeria owners said they started the business, located in Eastlake, 16 years ago when they were young students at San Diego State.

Las Cuatro Milpas

Las Cuatro Milpas in Barrio Logan opened in 1933. You can usually find a long line out the door at this popular spot!

Cocina De Barrio

Cocina De Barrio in Hillcrest is a Mexican restaurant and they say the food is truly authentic.

Gourmet Tamales

Gourmet Tamales in Oceanside has a lot more than just traditional tamales and they're all gluten free!

Esquina Vintage and Coffee

This coffee shop in National City celebrates low-rider culture and even sells classic car accessories and vintage items.

Diego's Farmers Market

Diego's Farmers Market in El Cajon is a family-owned market that sells fruit, meat, candy and other products from Mexico.

Mujeres Brew House

This brewery located in Barrio Logan features brews with Latino flavors. It's the only brewery in San Diego that's ran and funded by women.

Sand Sandals

Sand Sandals located in Barrio Logan has a variety of shoes for men and women, colorful dresses and various accessories.

Mujer Divina Burrito & Coffee House

The owner says the shop is inspired by influential women and aims to empower women -- a cup of coffee at a time.

Tj Tortas & Tacos

Tj Tortas & Tacos in Imperial Beach is known for their Tortas, but they also sell burritos and other Mexican food!

Kennedy's Meat Company

Kennedy's Meat Company is located in Escondido. Their first location opened in Imperial County back in 1972.

2 Limons

2 Limons is an online fashion boutique started by the 'Limon' sisters. They sell clothes, accessories and shoes.

Sweet Busy Bees Daycare and Preschool

At Sweet Busy Bees Daycare in Oceanside they say they're passionate about creating a safe and educational environment for kids, and making learning fun.

Angelica B Beauty

The skin studio located in North Park on Fern Street provides green beauty products.

Mexican Heart

Mexican Heart in Chula Vista sells artisan, handmade pet products from Mexico, including ponchos and dog collars.

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