Best of Philly

Best Men's Haircut

2014 BEST Men's Cuts

Valor Men’s Grooming

Valor falls right in the sweet spot between impersonal chain and old-timey barbershop, without any tired man-cave shtick. Tack on the $25 shave, and don’t stress about making small talk: TVs at each station let you zone out, so you never have to deal with those awkward “So now what do we talk about?” moments.

27 South Main Street, Phoenixville, PA | 610-933-1511 | Website


2013 BEST Men's Cuts

Tanya Tran at Ranstead Barbers

1811 Ranstead Street, Philadelphia, PA

The Vietnamese natives quick $22 cuts are great, but its the included neck, scalp and shoulder massage that seals the deal. Read more »

2012 BEST Men's Haircut

Groom Barbershop

1324 Locust Street, Philadelphia, PA

When you need a barber, owner Joe McMenamin and his crew of three give the cleanest, sharpest and most stylish man-cuts in town, in a throwback shop with its own jazzy soundtrack. Read more »

2011 BEST Barber

Luigi’s Hair Cutting

22 East Eagle Road, Havertown, PA

The $15 cuts are great, but it’s the sitcom of the bickering, opinionated and yet jovial Russian and Italian barbers that keeps us going back. Just don’t bring up politics. Read more »

2010 BEST Men's Haircut

Carlos Rogers at Hush Salon Philadelphia

45 North 3rd Street, Philadelphia, PA

Show us a dude who says he’s not obsessed with his dome’s sprouts, and we’ll show you a fibber. Hush co-owner Carlos Rogers understands. From his salon tucked in the back of Old City’s Sweat gym, Rogers makes the most of man’s sole groom-able God-given gift, working with volume and texture, face shape and style… Read more »