Laurels
Best Barbershops
in San Francisco
2017

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 Francisco, 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.

Anthony’s Barber Shop

Anthony’s Barber Shop offers grooming services for men and women in the San Francisco metro area with over a decade of experience. They are open on Sundays, Wednesday, and Thursdays from 11 am to 4 pm with haircuts starting at $25. Anthony’s Barber Shop currently holds a five-star rating on Yelp! where customers speak highly of their attention to detail, professionalism, and precise razor cuts and trims.

San Francisco, CA(415) 522-1111

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Blades Co. Barber Shop

Blades Co. Barber Shop specializes in high-end grooming services and products for residents in the San Francisco, CA metro area. Master Barber Susan D’Arcangelo has over two decades of experience in both cosmetology, barbering, and creative haircutting. Blades Co. Barber Shop provides professional haircuts, trims, and spa treatments. They currently hold a five-star rating on Yelp! where former customers speak highly of their top quality service, knowledge, and careful scissor work.

San Francisco, CA(415) 306-3773

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Brogan and Son Barber Shop

Brogan and Son Barber Shop specializes in men’s haircuts ranging from traditional and contemporary styles for residents in the San Francisco Bay Area. Haircut services include a straight razor neck shave using hot shave lather, a two-minute head and neck massage, and a hot towel soaked in tea tree and eucalyptus oils. Also, buzzcuts, beard trims, neck trims, and razor shaves are available.

San Francisco, CA(415) 398-2272

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Daddy’s Barbershop

Daddy’s Barbershop specializes in traditional men’s haircuts, high n’ tights, hard-parts, line work, razor fades, flat-tops, and beard trims for residents in the San Francisco metro area. Owners Arlen Lasater and Jessie Vanciel recently expanded their barbershop and extended their hours to serve their customers with more space, more time, and more barbers. Former clients speak highly of their friendly environment, professional team, and competitive pricing.

San Francisco, CA(415) 552-5101

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Details Barbershop and Grooming Lounge

Details Barbershop and Grooming Lounge specialize in men's grooming services for residents in the San Francisco metro area. Owner and Master Barber Notch T. has over a decade of experience and strives to deliver desired results on each client's request. They offer two types of shaves and a wide variety of cuts and styles. Details is highly reviewed and rated on Yelp! where clients compliment their cozy environment, competitive pricing, and talented fades.

San Francisco, CA(415) 994-6699

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Dogpatch Barbershop

Dogpatch Barbershop is an award-winning grooming service for residents in the San Francisco metro area. They specialize in the latest hair styles and custom designs such as fades, comb-overs, pompadours, shaves, portraits, or freestyle designs. Experienced barbers strive to create a unique and memorable level of service while ensuring each client leaves feeling refreshed, happy, and relaxed. Dogpatch Barbershop is featured as the Best of San Francisco Magazine in 2016. Former clients speak highly of their attention to detail, skilled staff, and friendly environment.

San Francisco, CA(415) 814-1117

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DZ&Y Barbershop

DZ&Y Barbershop is a grooming service for residents in the San Francisco Bay area with over 40 years of experience. They have seven comfortable barber chairs where all barbers are professional, friendly, and have years of experience. Barber services include hair coloring, mustache trims, beard trims, men and women haircuts, and facial treatments.

San Francisco, CA(415) 363-9999

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J.P Kempt Barber Social

J.P Kempt Barber Social specializes in haircuts, straight-razor shaves, and barber facial services for men in the San Francisco metro area. Founder and Master Barber Shorty Maniace and his world-class team of talented barbers strive to create a comfortable, friendly and social atmosphere. Shorty Maniace is featured as the Rock and Roll Barber by VH1 and the Village Voice, and he is considered one of the best barbers in the country by Esquire and Best Life Magazines. Customers speak highly of their talented staff, friendly environment, and positive energy.

San Francisco, CA(415) 437-1300

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Joe’s Barbershop

Joe’s Barbershop specializes in haircuts and shaves for residents in the San Francisco metro area with over a decade of experience. Master Barber Joe Gallagher and his staff are dedicated to providing personalized service for each client. They specialize in flat tops, mohawks, buzzes, beard trims and fades with precision and pride. Former customers speak highly of their professionalism, laid back environment, and skilled staff.

San Francisco, CA(415) 255-9096

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Louie’s Barber Shop

Louie’s Barber Shop is a San Francisco-based grooming service on Castro Street for the past 80 years. The current owner Don Forfang is a second-generation barber who purchased Louie’s to preserve the historic property and offers a range of cuts and shaves. His hand-picked team specializes in hipster undercuts, old fashioned tapers, beard trims and straight razor shaves. Customers speak highly of their friendly environment, attention to detail, and talented staff.

San Francisco, CA(415) 552-8472

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Mark-Jason Solofa Men’s Grooming

Mark-Jason Solofa Men’s Grooming specializes in traditional barbering for residents in the San Francisco metro area. Master Barber Mark-Jason Solofa is a licensed barber in the State of California who pursued his dream of becoming a grooming specialist after working for 17 years in banking and insurance. Now his private, high-end men’s grooming and shave parlor was voted as East Bay’s Best Men’s Barber by the East Bay Express Paper in 2014, and Berkeley's Best Barber Shop by the Berkeley Award recognition program in 2013. He holds a five-star rating on Yelp! where customers speak highly of his friendly environment, skilled techniques, and knowledge.

Berkeley, CA(510) 859-8112

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Moe’s Barber Shop and Beauty Parlor

Moe’s Barber Shop and Beauty Parlor offers a full classic barber experience in the Noe Valley and San Francisco Bay Area. They also carry Lay Fine, Hanz de Fuko, and JS Sloane grooming products. Moe’s Barber Shop and Beauty Parlor is open Mondays and Tuesday from 1 pm to 7 pm, Thursdays through Saturdays from 9 am to 7 pm, and Sundays from 9:30 am to 7:30 pm. Customers speak highly of their positive energy, passion, and professionalism.

San Francisco, CA(415) 648-5161

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Mystic Haircutting

Mystic Haircutting is a San Francisco-based barbershop specializing in old school cuts, fades, and straight scissor cuts. Owner J. David Hadley opened Mystic Haircutting in 1997 as a one chair-operation. Now, it is a collective of barbers who offer custom cuts and styles for each client. Customers speak highly of their competitive prices, friendly environment, and flexibility. Walk-ins are accepted depending on availability.

San Francisco, CA(415) 255-8473

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Peoples Barber and Shop

Peoples Barber and Shop is a traditional men’s barbershop servicing residents in the San Francisco and Oakland, CA metro area for over four decades. Experienced Master Barbers and stylists specialize in traditional shaves, quality haircuts, and hot towel treatments. Also, a variety of products like pomades, shampoos, body washes, and beard and mustache waxes are available for sale. Customers speak highly of their professionalism, friendly staff, and attention to detail.

San Francisco, CA(415) 292-4099

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Shane’s Barbershop and Shave Parlor

Shane’s Barbershop and Shave Parlor is a San Mateo-based grooming service specializing in fades, tapers, hot towel straight razor shaves, and men’s facials for residents in the San Francisco Bay Area. Owner Shane Nesbitt has over a decade of experience and opened his barbershop to pay homage to the old schoolers before him. They currently hold a five-star rating on Yelp! where clients speak highly of their knowledge, skill, and passion for hair styling.

San Mateo, CA(650) 347-3762

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The District Barbers

The District Barbers is a gentlemen’s barber shop in San Francisco’s Soma District. Experienced and highly skilled Master Barbers provide an extensive range of haircut styles and shaving techniques for their clients. The District Barbers also offers a traditional barbershop environment with a modern feel. Customers speak highly of their therapeutic environment, competitive prices, and knowledgeable staff.

San Francisco, CA(415) 800-7325

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The Requisite Barber

The Requisite Barber is a professional men’s grooming service specializing in haircuts, beard trims, and classic razor shaves for residents in the San Francisco metro area. They are open Tuesdays through Saturdays from 9 am to 5 pm on an appointment basis. The Requisite Barber holds a five-star rating on Yelp! where clients speak highly of their professionalism, attention to detail, and ambiance. Credit cards are accepted.

San Francisco, CA(415) 864-4345

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