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Best Barbershops in Chicago
2021

Why These Barbershops?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Chicago Barbershops on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 2. Qualifications

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 4. Experience

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

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Read more about our selection process

Belmont Barbershop

The Belmont Barbershop has been serving residents in Belmont Avenue since 2006. The salon offers a regular hair styling experience, with experienced barbers and hair stylists. Customers can either walk in or book appointments in advance, and the salon does not accept payments via credit card. The services offered cost $26 for clean cuts and $40 for a close shave.

Chicago, IL 60618

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Bucktown Barbershop

The Bucktown Barbershop on Milwaukee Avenue has been offering hair grooming services in Chicago for more than 40 years. The traditional hair salon offers a range of hair styling options for its customers, from the traditional to the buzz cut. The salon has space for parking and is wheelchair accessible. Customers can either walk in or book an appointment. The salon charges $20 for a regular haircut, and straight razor shaves cost $25.

Chicago, IL 60622

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Jesse's Barber Shop

Jesse’s Barber Shop in Irving Park offers classical and traditional haircuts for men of all ages. A haircut starts at $25, a hot shave costs about $40, and a beard trim costs $20. The salon was established in 2014 and is run by Jesse B, a former barber of the Belmont Barbershop.

Chicago, IL 60641

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State Street Barber Shop

State Street Barber’s shop was started as a concept in December 2006 to provide men with the classic old style atmosphere with hardwood floors, tin ceilings, and throne leather chairs. Today, State Street Barber shops are open in multiple locations in and around Chicago--Lakeview, Lincoln Park, Old Town and River North. Apart from its classic decor, the salon offers haircuts and styling options including the classic cut, hot lather shaves, and their signature trim. The salon is open seven days a week.

Chicago, IL 60657

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