Looking to try the best barber shops in town?
Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best affordable such spots in Irvine, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to go to get a haircut.
1. Omar the Barber
Topping the list is Omar the Barber. Located at 13925 Yale Ave. (in Northwood's Kija Hair Salon), it's the highest-rated inexpensive barber shop in Irvine, boasting 4.5 stars out of 342 reviews on Yelp.
If you're interested in knowing more, we found these details about Omar the Barber.
"I have over 16 years of experience in men's haircuts, but the most fulfilling part of my job is helping a man prepare for his big day," per the history section of the business' Yelp profile.
As for signature offerings, shaves and haircuts are listed in its Yelp in the section on specialties.
2. Stonecreek Plaza Barber Shop
Next up is Woodbridge's Stonecreek Plaza Barber Shop, at 4330 Barranca Parkway, Suite 105. With 4.5 stars out of 247 reviews on Yelp, the spot has proven to be a local favorite for those looking for a budget-friendly option.
As for the business's signature items: "Specializing in a variety of men's cut styles including: business, mohawk, spikey, skin fade, line-ups, military and flat top," its Yelp profile notes.
3. Hair Design By Kevin
And finally, University Town Center's Hair Design By Kevin, at 4199 Campus Drive, Suite 8100 (in the Interfashion Hair Salon), is another top choice. Yelpers give the inexpensive barber shop and hair stylist spot 4.5 stars out of 20 reviews.
Yelper Naim D., who reviewed the salon on July 23, wrote, "I've been going to Kevin for a year now, and I must say, he is the best barber I have ever had. Not only do I appreciate his great attention to detail and consistency, but also his professional mannerism, his prompt replies and most importantly, his friendly personality."