Best Barber in Boston


Blade Barbershop


Embracing the mononymy of Cher, Prince, and Christo before him, Bridaa delivers an expert cut for $25—or about a quarter of what you’d pay at many a chichi salon. Soft-spoken…Read More

2008 Best Barbershop

Fast Phil’s


The nickname is not without justification: Charging a scant $10 a head, the proprietor of this eponymous two-seat North Cambridge barbershop buzzes through cuts in roughly 15 minutes. The only…Read More

1999 Best Barber, Gay

Ed Robichaud, Berkeley Barber Shop


He can clip you any way (And, truth be told, anywhere) you want. His shop is clean, and his manner is refreshingly old-fashioned. He speaks when spoken to, doesn’t take…Read More

1983 Best Barber

Nick DiCicco, Dimitrios Men’s Salon


For $7, Nick’ll shape you up nicely. But make an appointment. “All of a sudden, everybody is wearing their hair short again,” says Nick, who sometimes sings between snips…Read More

1975 Best Barber



This is not Henri’s Salon. Or The Crazy Coiffue. Or La Tête Bleu. This is an honest-to-God barber shop. Rick O’Tansey cuts and styles hair with flair . . ….Read More

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