Laurels
Best Barbershops
in Boston
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 Boston, MA.

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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.

333 Salon and Barbershop

333 Salon and Barbershop is a barbershop in Boston that was established in 2015. Their services include haircuts, highlights, ombre, balayage, blow drying and styling, shaving, hair coloring, and hair treatments. 333 Salon and Barbershop has a 4.5-star rating based on customer reviews on Yelp.

Boston, MA(617) 424-0333

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968 The Shop

968 The Shop is a barber shop in Somerville that was established in 1983. Their services include haircuts, straight razor shaves, shape and tape, head shaves, beard trims, and hair coloring. 968 The Shop has been frequently voted as a Somerville Staple and one of the Best Barbershops in Boston.

Somerville, MA(617) 718-9680

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Anfa Barbers

Anfa Barbers is a barbershop in Boston, MA. Their services include haircuts, shaving, buzz cuts, hot shaving, and beard trims. Anfa Barbers has a 4.8-star rating based on customer reviews on their Facebook page.

Boston, MA(617) 267-0605

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Barbershop Deluxe

Barbershop Deluxe is a barbershop in Boston that has been operating since 1997. Their services include deluxe and student haircuts. Barbershop Deluxe has a 4.7-star rating based on customer reviews on their Facebook page.

Boston, MA(617) 425-1928

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Barbershop Lounge

Barbershop Lounge is a barbershop in Boston that has been operating for more than eight years. Their services include haircuts, facial hair grooming and maintenance, coloring, shaving, and eyebrow waxing. Barbershop Lounge has a 4.4-star rating based on customer reviews on Facebook.

Boston, MA(617) 450-0021

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Black Tie Spa and Barbershop

Black Tie Spa and Barbershop is a barbershop in Norwell that was established in 2005. Their services include haircuts, beard and mustache trims, shaving, manicure and pedicure, massages, steam rooms, and skin care. Black Tie Spa and Barbershop was voted as one of the best barbershops in the country by Men's Health Magazine.

Norwell, MA(781) 871-4772

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Blade Barbershop, LLC

Blade Barbershop is a hair cutting service in Boston, MA. Their services include hair cutting and styling, beard trims, shaving, hair coloring, highlights, back and chest hair buzz, as well as outlines and clean ups. Blade Barbershop won the Best of Boston Best Barbershop award by Boston Magazine in 2010, voted 2nd runner-up out of 34 in 2011, 5 out of 29 in 2012, and 3 out of 35 Best Barbershops by Boston Cityvoter, and the winner of Boston's Best by the Improper Bostonian in 2016.

Boston, MA(617) 267-2200

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Bostone the Barber

Bostone the Barber is a barbershop in Lowell that has over eight years of experience. Their services include haircuts, shaving, and coloring. Bostone the Barber has a 4.5-star rating based on customer reviews on Yelp.

Lowell, MA(978) 203-4877

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Bunker Hill Barber Shop

Bunker Hill Barber Shop is a barbershop in Charlestown that has been running since 1995. Their services include haircuts, straight razor shaves, cleanups, and hot lather shaves. Bunker Hill Barber Shop won Best of Boston and was featured in Ben Affleck’s movie, “The Town.”

Charlestown, MA(617) 242-4280

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Cut N Edge Barbershop

Cut N Edge is a barbershop that has been serving the Boston area for over 20 years. Their services include line up, regular cuts, cuts with beard services, and a full service cut and beard with hot towels and lather. Cut N Edge Barbershop has a 4.8-star rating based on customer reviews on their Facebook page.

Boston, MA(617) 867-9200

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Firicano's Barbershop

Firicano's Barbershop is a barbershop in Boston that has been running since 1997. Their services include haircuts, wash and cut, classic straight razor shaves, neck clean-ups, and beard trims. Firicano's Barbershop won the Best Shave award by Boston Magazine in 2005, Best Barbershop by Boston City Voter in 2011-2012, and Boston's Best Straight Razor Shaves by Time Out Boston in 2014. They also received Boston's Top Ten Best Barber Shops by Boston.com in 2015, and the Good Neighbor Award by the North End/Waterfront Residents' Association in 2015.

Boston, MA(617) 557-9141

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Louie's Haircuts

Louie's Haircuts is a barbershop in Boston that was established in 1993. Their services include haircuts, beard trims, line-ups, and shaving. Louie's Haircuts has a 4.6-star rating based on customer reviews on their Facebook page.

Boston, MA(617) 262-1980

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Nu Image Barbershop

Nu Image Barbershop is a barbershop in Cambridge that has been in business for over 40 years. Their services include haircuts, fade styles, beard and mustache trims, shaving, line-ups, and hair colors. Nu Image Barbershop has a 4.4-star rating based on customer reviews on Google.

Cambridge, MA(617) 354-9898

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Razors Barbershop & Shave

Razors Barbershop & Shave is a barbershop in Somerville that was established in 2004. Their services include wedding and corporate shaves, haircuts, beard trims, and straight razor shaving classes. Razors Barbershop & Shave won the 2016 Best Barbershop by Boston Magazine, Best Shave by Timeout Boston, was named among the Top 5 Barbershops in Boston by Bostinno, and Voted Best Barbershop of Somerville in 2014 and 2015.

Somerville, MA(617) 625-4444

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Sly's Barber Shop

Sly's Barber Shop is a barbershop in Cambridge that has over 20 years of combined experience. Their services include haircuts, shaving, design cuts, line-ups, hair wash, and eyebrows. Sly's Barber Shop was one of the 5 Best Barbershops in Boston by BostInno in 2014.

Cambridge, MA(617) 491-3940

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Social Club Barbers

Social Club Barbers is a members and referrals only luxury grooming service in Boston that has over 28 years of combined experience. Their services include men's haircuts, neck trims, hot foam razor shaves, luxury cuts, and exclusive membership services. Social Club Barbers has a 5-star rating based on customer reviews on Yelp.

Boston, MA(617) 708-0725

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The Barber's Den

The Barber's Den is a barbershop in Melrose that has been running since 2010. Their services include haircuts, styling, crew cuts, clean-up, hot lather shaves, and beard trims. The Barber's Den has a 4.5-star rating based on customer reviews on Yelp.

Melrose, MA(781) 620-2336

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Tweed Barbers

Tweed Barbers is a barbershop in Boston that was established in 2006. Their services include haircuts, hot lather shaves, beard trims, coloring, and facials. Tweed Barbers was named one of the Top 10 Barbershops in America by Details Magazine and Askmen.com. In addition, Tweed has won the Best of Boston Awards from Boston Magazine, Improper Bostonian, and The Boston Globe.

Boston, MA(617) 753-9990

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University Barber Shop

University Barber Shop is a barbershop in Boston that has over 90 years of experience in hair care. Their services include haircuts, beard trims, buzz cuts, line-ups, and straight razor neck shaves. University Barber Shop has a 5-star rating based on customer reviews on Facebook.

Boston, MA(617) 247-2789

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Versatile Unisex Salon & Barbershop

Versatile Unisex Salon & Barbershop is a barbershop in Boston, MA. Their services include braids and weaves, coloring, styling, haircuts, waxing, and nails. Versatile Unisex Salon & Barbershop has a 4.8-star rating based on customer reviews on their Facebook page.

Boston, MA(857) 302-4867

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