Best Barbershops
in San Diego

Why These Barbershops?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored barbershops on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analysed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best barbershops in San Diego, CA.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 2. Credibility

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 4. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Bay View Barber Shop

Bay View Barber Shop specializes in haircuts, shaves, and beard trims for customers in the greater San Diego area. The family-owned shop has been in business since the 1930s. Customers praise the shop for a great experience and quality cuts. Bay View was voted #1 Best Barbershop by San Diego’s A-List City Voter in 2016.

San Diego, CA(619) 977-4884


BLKHRT Barber Shop

BLKHRT Barber Shop books haircut appointments for the greater San Diego area, specializing in men's cuts and hot towel straight razor shaves. The shop features cold beer and a beach vibe. Customers highly recommend BLKHRT for haircuts by a skilled barber.

San Diego, CA(858) 735-7466


Boulevard Barber & Shave

Boulevard Barber & Shave is a La Mesa barber shop offering traditional men’s grooming for the greater San Diego area. The owner has over 28 years of barbering experience. Customers can request a hot towel shave, haircut, combo service, kids cut (for 12 years old and younger), beard trim, or shampoo service. The shop gives a special discount to active military and senior citizens (65 years and older). Beer is complimentary with any service.

La Mesa, CA(619) 464-6500


Cut & Dry Barbershop

Cut & Dry Barbershop is a full-service shop for San Diego gentlemen. The services menu includes gentlemen’s cuts, specials for seniors and military, kids cuts, facial trims, straight razor shaves, and lineups. The standard gentlemen’s cut comes with a hot towel and lather, wash, styling with premium products, and a complimentary drink.

San Diego, CA(858) 799-1229


Freshly Faded Barber + Shop

Freshly Faded Barber + Shop is located in San Diego’s North Park and specializes in fades, tapers, mohawks, and straight razor shaves. Services are offered by online appointment. The shop also recommends musicians, authors, and artists in order to promote a community of talented visionaries. Customers praise Freshly Faded for the barbers’ community engagement, intellectual conversations, and precision haircuts.

San Diego, CA(619) 677-4733


Gold Comb

Gold Comb is a contemporary barber shop serving the greater San Diego community. Customers can choose from a haircut, beard trim, shave, buzz cut, razor fade, head shave, or deluxe combo service. The deluxe haircut and beard trim includes a straight razor, hot lather, and hot towels. Customers recommend Gold Comb’s quality services and relaxing atmosphere.

San Diego, CA(619) 538-7951



K-Cutz is a San Diego barbershop with experience in haircuts for men, women, and children of all races and styles, including Bigen, fades, tapers, flat tops, afros, and mohawks. Barber Kahlil has cut hair for 20 years. Customers highly recommend K-Cutz for consistent cuts, great customer service, skilled barbers, and a kid-friendly shop.

San Diego, CA(619) 582-5889


Lefty’s Barber Shop

Lefty’s Barber Shop is a men’s barbershop with multiple locations in the San Diego Metro area. The original shop on Garnet Avenue has been in business since the 1950s. Customers can expect hot towel razor shaves, gentlemen’s haircuts, and beard trims in a classic atmosphere.

Pacific Beach, CA(858) 274-5913


Liberty Barbershop

Liberty Barbershop provides quality haircuts, styles, and grooming for men in the greater San Diego area. The shop has locations in Escondido, Oceanside, and Point Loma. Liberty is a certified retailer of Suavecito and Uppercut Deluxe Pomade products. Services include popular haircuts, hot towel shaves, kids’ cuts, and combo packages.

San Diego, CA(619) 458-9388


Mister Brown’s

Mister Brown’s specializes in gentlemen’s haircuts and shaves in the greater San Diego area. Other services include beard trims, buzz cuts, and kids cuts. The shop also offers Imperial, Suavecito, and Uppercut Deluxe hair products for sale. Customers praise Mister Brown’s for quality service, affordable prices, and attention to detail.

San Diego, CA(619) 501-8407


Normal Heights Barbershop

Normal Heights Barbershop is an appointment-based shop serving the San Diego Metro area since 2013. The team of barbers and stylists provide haircuts, hot towel razor shaves, and beard trims. Customers praise the shop for its traditional and relaxing atmosphere, talented staff, and professional cuts.

San Diego, CA(619) 564-8942


Pappy’s Barber Shop

Pappy’s Barber Shop serves the San Diego Metro area with a classic barber shop experience. Each cut is finished with a hot lather, straight razor neck shave, Bay Rum aftershave, and a shoulder massage. The shop offers haircuts, beard trims, hot towel razor shaves, and a variety of pomades and other hair products for sale. Customers recommend the relaxing experience, great service, and quality cuts at Pappy’s.

San Diego, CA(619) 885-2887


Rayzors Classic Barbershop

Rayzors Classic Barbershop serves the greater San Diego community with professional salon haircuts. Owner The team of stylists offers haircuts, styling, coloring, shaves, and waxing. Johnny Steinell is an experienced stylist specializing in quick, quality cuts with relaxing shampoo and scalp massages.

San Diego, CA(619) 543-0182


Santana’s Proper Cuts Barber Lounge

Santana’s Proper Cuts Barber Lounge is a family-friendly barbershop for gentlemen in San Diego County. Since 2013, the barbershop has provided a variety of barber services for men, teens, and kids. The shop also offers beard trims and hot towel facial shaves. Clients highly recommend Santana’s Proper Cuts for professional service, great prices, and a clean shop.

La Mesa, CA(619) 465-7105


The Crafted Barber

The Crafted Barber has provided grooming services for men in the San Diego Metro area since 2015. Owner Jaclyn Sczechowicz gives haircuts, clean up cuts, shaves, beard trims, relaxer and perm treatments, and color tints. The shop is open daily and offers online appointment booking.

San Diego, CA(609) 705-8507


The Dover Honing Co.

The Dover Honing Co. welcomes San Diego customers for walk-in haircut appointments. The traditional barber shop provides haircuts, hot towel shaves, razor lineups, and beard trims. The shop has been featured by San Diego Magazine and CYTIES blog. Customers highly recommend The Dover Honing Co. for its cleanliness, friendly staff, and professional cuts.

San Diego, CA(619) 795-9876


Tiger Eye Hair

Tiger Eye Hair is a salon and barber lounge based in Golden Hill and serving customers from throughout the San Diego area. The shop is located in a renovated Texaco gas station with the original 60s checkered floor and classic barber chairs. The salon offers haircuts, color, and styling by appointment. The barber services include haircuts of men, women, and children as well as full or partial shaves, relaxer treatment, gray blending, eyebrow shaping, and the Texaco Tune Up package.

San Diego, CA(619) 798-3996


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