Best Barbershop in Boston


Razors Barbershop


In a time of disposable blades and unisex salons, you’d be forgiven for thinking the straight razor shave had gone the way of Brylcreem and wooden teeth. But practitioners of…Read More

2010 Best Barbershop

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

2005 Best Barbershop

Firicano’s Barber Shop


Think hot-towel shaving is a lost art? Not so: Young Rich Firicano is keeping the tradition alive and well. After thoroughly prepping your whiskers with a warm washcloth, a special...Read More

1983 Best Barbershop

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 Barbershop



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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