Laurels
Best Barbershops
in New York City
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 New York, NY.

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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.

Ace of Cuts Barber Shop

Ace of Cuts Barber Shop is based in New York, and offers a wide array of hair grooming services for all genders young and old. It offers professional men's haircuts, women's haircuts, kid's haircuts, and hot towel shaves. The shop has achieved a 5 out of 5 rating from more than 390 reviews on Yelp. Ace of Cuts Barber Shop is open from 8:30AM to 8:00PM, except on Sundays where it's open from 10:00AM to 6:00AM.

New York, NY(646) 707-3507

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Barber's Blue Print

Barber's Blue Print has branches in Manhattan and Brooklyn, and aims to provide deluxe yet affordable men's hair grooming. Its services include haircuts, head shaves, hair coloring, hot towel shaves, signature shaves, beard trims, and shape-ups. Barber's Blue Print is open from 10AM to 8PM from Monday to Saturday, and 11AM to 7PM on Sunday. Interested parties can book an appointment online or by phone.

New York, NY(212) 810-7649

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Big Apple Barbershop

Big Apple Barbershop is based in New York and aims to provide a warm and friendly atmosphere for its clients. The shop specializes in modern haircuts, from mohawks and fauxhawks to fades and Caesars cuts. It also offers shampoos, beard trims, shape-ups, and hot-towel shaves. Big Apple Barbershop also accepts custom requests, which can be accommodated by scheduled appointment.

New York, NY(718) 532-6135

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Brand New Cuts

Brand New Cuts is a barber based in New York which aims to serve busy New Yorkers with speed and perfection. It offers haircuts, shampoos, hair coloring, shaves, beard trims, and eyebrow threading. It also offers women's cuts as well as scalp massages with masks or conditioning shampoos. Brand New Cuts also sells American Crew men's grooming products and offers a complimentary 50% discount on the 10th visit.

New York, NY(212) 470-7540

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Chelsea Barbers

Chelsea Barbers is a New York-based barbershop with Master Barbers that have at least 10 years of experience or more. It offers haircuts with shampoos, straight razor shaves with hot foam, and beard trims, all of which come with a hot towel. Chelsea Barbers also supports local artists, displaying the works of those such as Pepe Villegas in the shop. It is open from Monday to Saturday at 9AM, and closes at 7PM on weekdays and 6PM on Saturdays.

New York, NY(212) 741-2254

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Deja Vu Barber Shop

Déjà vu Barber Shop is a New York barber that operates on the motto "we do it the old way with a modern twist." It provides a variety of men's hair grooming services, from haircuts and hot towel shaves to beard trims and hair coloring. The shop accepts walk-ins as well as appointments. Déjà vu Barber Shop is open Monday through Friday from 8AM to 7PM and on Sundays from 10AM to 6PM.

New York, NY(212) 576-1062

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Fifth Avenue Barbershop

Fifth Avenue Barbershop is a New York-based barber with an eye on preserving the traditions of classical barbering. The barber provides a wide range of services for men's grooming, from regular haircuts and hot shaves to scissor cuts and special shaves. Fifth Avenue Barbershop also has printable coupons available on its website, offering significant discounts on haircuts and wash-and-cuts for first-time customers.

New York, NY(212) 837-1250

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Hairrari

Hairrari is a Brooklyn-based barber salon that caters to the hair grooming needs of both men and women. It offers cuts ranging from buzz cuts to hot towel shaves and straight-edge razor cuts. It also sells a line of hair grooming products such as beard oils, styling powders, and construction creams. Hairrari was featured on V76 by Vaughn, and Jess of All Trades: Bushwick Beauty Salons.

Brooklyn, NY(347) 799-1849

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Ilya's Barber SHop

Ilya's Barber Shop is based in New York and aims to offer high quality haircuts at a great price. The shop offers an array of services, from scissor and style cuts to color highlights and close razor shaves. The shop averages 4.5 stars out of 5 on Yelp, and averages 4.8 stars out of 5 on Google+ reviews. Ilya's Barber Shop is open on weekdays from 7:30AM to 7:00PM, and on Saturdays from 9:00AM to 5:00PM.

New York, NY(212) 431-3984

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Made Man Barbershop

Made Man Barbershop is a barber based in New York that offers its clients diverse expertise from around the globe, with cuts having featured on GQ Magazine. Its services include cuts, shaves, beard trims, deep tissue shave, all of which can be gifted to others via gift certificates. Interested parties may book an appointment on its website. Made Man Barbershop also offers a wide array of men's grooming products, such as pomade, hair clay, grooming kits, and pumice stones.

New York, NY(646) 634-2232

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Manhattan Barber Shop

Manhattan Barber Shop is based in New York and aims to preserve the old traditions of barbering while also providing more modern services. It offers haircuts, including fades and long cuts, as well as shaves, beard trims, and hairline cleanups. The shop takes pride in its friendliness, as well as taking into account the individual needs and peculiarities of its clients. Manhattan Barber Shop is open on weekdays from 9AM to 7PM, on Saturdays from 9AM to 6PM, and on Sundays from 10AM to 5PM.

New York, NY(212) 367-2009

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Old Tyme Barbers

Olde Tyme Barbers has been serving patrons in New York since 1929, and is now on its 4th generation of owners. Its century-old chairs and black-rimmed wall clock bear witness to the shop's dedication to tradition. Aside from providing traditional cuts, shaves, trims, and massages, Old Tyme Barbers also sells its own line of men's grooming products. These include beard oils, pre-shave oils, pump hair sprays, and bay rum.

New York, NY(212) 697-2696

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Otis & Finn Barbershop

Otis & Finn Barbershop is based in Long Island City and was built to be a chill environment that is welcoming to all people. It offers traditional barber services, from haircuts and shaves to beard trims and shampoos. On top of this, the shop aims to be a community outpost where people can meet their neighbors and revive the lost art of conversation. Otis & Finn was featured in GQ, We Heart Astoria, DNA Info, and the LIC Post.

Long Island City, NY(718) 392-2327

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Premium Barbershop

Premium Barbershop is based in New York and takes pride in its modern equipment and professional staff. It offers a variety of men's hair grooming services, from regular haircuts and shaves to beard trimming and long layered cuts. Premium Barbershop also provides frequent customer cards, which can be used for discounts and free haircuts. Their website has a digital and printable coupon that gives first-time clients $5 off from the regular price of $22.95.

New York, NY(212) 935-3066

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Prestige Barber Shop

Prestige Barber Shop is based in New York that aims to provide top-quality haircuts, shaves, and other lavish services. The barber provides a wide array of services, from fades and layer cuts to beard trims and shaves with oil massages and skin care products. Prestige Barber Shop also aims to help clients relax with its comfortable chairs, soothing music, and stylish décor.

New York, NY(212) 752-4758

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Quality Barbers

Quality Barbers is an appointment-only barbershop in New York that caters to upscale clients with a taste for quality. It offers traditional haircuts, overdue haircuts, beard trims, and outlines to sharpen more recent haircuts. The shop accepts online appointments and also has an app that makes it easier for smartphone owners to book their appointments. Quality Barbers has received 4.5 stars out of 5 on Yelp, has been featured in Forbes Magazine, and is frequented by celebrities such as Anthony Bourdain.

New York, NY(646) 793-3900

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Rafael's Barbershop

Rafael's Barbershop is based in New York and caters to patrons of all ages. It offers regular haircuts, shampoos, and hair coloring, as well as long hair cuts. It also provides a variety of razor services, from classic shaves and beard trims to head shaves with matching massages. Rafael's Barbershop also offers printable coupons that provide discounts for first-time customers.

New York, NY(212) 253-8856

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Salvatore Barber Salon

Salvatore Barber Salon is based in New York and offers a variety of styling services for both men and women. The barber salon has been in operation for more than 20 years and has been covered in major publications such as the NY Times and Tribeca Citizen. Its wide range of services include haircuts, razor cuts, shaves, beard trims, hairstyling, wash and blow dry, curling irons, coloring, and a Coppola Keratina treatment. Salvatore Barber Salon also operates a salon for manicures, pedicures, massages, and waxing.

New York, NY(646) 769-4272

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Third Avenue Barbershop

Third Avenue Barbershop is based in New York and offers competitive prices without sacrificing quality. Its services cover everything from buzz cuts and regular cuts to beard trims and hot towel facial shaves. Third Avenue Barbershop opens at 10AM and closes at 8PM on weekdays, 7PM on Saturdays, and 5PM on Sundays. The barbershop also accepts online appointments.

New York, NY(212) 203-2927

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