Looking to try the top barber shops around?
Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best affordable barber shops in Cincinnati, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to meet your needs.
1. Gil's Barber Shop
Topping the list is Gil's Barber Shop. Located at 3171 Woodford Road in Pleasant Ridge, the barber shop is the highest-rated inexpensive barber shop in Cincinnati, boasting five stars out of 17 reviews on Yelp.
If you're curious for more, we found these details about Gil's Barber Shop.
"Gil opened his first shop after serving in the Army Airforce in WWII," the business states in the history section of its Yelp profile. "He had four different locations over the years all in Pleasant Ridge."
2. Salzano's Hair Stylist Barbering Salon
Next up is Central Business District's Salzano's Hair Stylist Barbering Salon, situated at 201 E. Fourth and Main, Suite 100. With 4.5 stars out of 22 reviews on Yelp, the barber shop has proven to be a local favorite for those looking for a cheap option.
The spot offers regular haircuts and beard trims. Yelpers recommend calling ahead to this cash-only spot.
Yelper Brandi T., who reviewed Salzano's Hair Stylist Barbering Salon on Dec. 11, wrote, "For a beard trim, they put you into a massage chair with warm hot towels on your face and neck. They then prep your face for the shave and use some magic shaving cream that makes his skin smooth and razor burn free."
3. Turner Barber Shop
Finally, Hyde Park's Turner Barber Shop, located at 3508 Erie Ave., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the budget-friendly barber shop four stars out of 10 reviews.
The site has more information on Turner Barber Shop. The family-owned barbershop is walk-ins only and offers hot neck shaves and fades, as well as beard trims.