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Best Men's Shave

2012 Best Men's Shave

Francis the Duke

There are only a handful of barbers in the entire region we'll trust with a straight razor, and at this trendy Piazza-based shop, the shaves are the smoothest and most comfortable we've had. The $50 one-hour executive shave will leave you feeling like a million bucks. Read More »

1001 North 2nd Street, #77, Philadelphia, PA | 215-469-1868 | Website

2010 Best Men's Shave

Groom Barbershop

While the experience of getting a straight-razor shave almost always proves to be relaxing, the result often falls a little short, leaving behind stinging nicks and stubborn patches of stubble. Not so when the blade is wielded by Groom's owner, veteran (and veteran BOP winner) Joe McMenamin, whose patience and skill leave a velvet cheek. Plus, the cool jazz and laid-back atmosphere are good for a bit of relaxation which helps when there's a stranger putting a knife to your neck. Read More »

1324 Locust Street, Philadelphia, PA | 215-545-2626 | Website