Dynamite hip cuts aside, Tomcats's crew will give you a classic shave for $30, while a shave-and-cut deal runs $60 total. If there was ever a reason to pair a smooth face with a pompadour, this is it. Do note that the barber shop is cash only.
This barber spot offers stellar service and close shaves for $15, treating customers to the kind of neighborhood shop talk that seems to have vanished with the subway token. Brush up on your sports trivia and banter.
Bedford Barbers is another newcomer with an old-world attitude. The friendly barbers at this tiny (four chairs!) low-key shop offer classic hot towel shaves for a mere $20-a-pop, along with beard trims for $10.
The nouveau barbershop persuasion, offering up a veritable hip, contemporary vibe complete with hip-hop music and $40 snapbacks, all the while doling out classic cuts and shaves for the "modern gentleman of leisure." A basic shave here runs $30.
This DUMBO joint rolls out a pretty top-notch shave, with a typical beard trim and straight-razor job running $25. You can score a signature shave for $35, which boasts the added bonus of a facial massage and post-shave aloe-vera rubdown.
A classic shave runs $11, and a shave/cut combo's a smooth $23. There are no frills or fancy artisanal chin butter at this neighborhood establishment, but there is a hot foam machine, a post-shave towel rub, and a friendly, skilled barber.
Recent management shakeups, however, have moved the Rivington Street incarnation into an even lovelier, larger spot, rocking a clean, stylish vibe and helmed by even more stylish barbers. A shave here runs a hefty $42 but comes with all the fixins.
Proprietor & native of Italy Lello Guida has been barbering for over 30 years, and he knows his stuff, offering up stellar straight razor shaves ($30, $50 with a Moroccan skin treatment) in a laid-back, elegant space.