Top Spots For Men’s Haircuts In St. Louis

January 8, 2013 7:00 AM

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Men can easily find an ideal place to relax and get their grooming done at a reasonable rate. Trust your next haircut to the hands of experience and revel in old-school simplicity with a cold beer to enjoy. Get a classic straight-razor shave for the smoothest of faces and win the ladies over with your fresh look by visiting a top barbershop in the city.

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Blades On Washington
1123 Washington Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63101
(314) 335-7030

Opened in 2009, Blades on Washington revitalizes the traditional barbershop with added class. The industrial décor of the shop sets the mood for a classic haircut for $21 and shave for $19. Coming from a family of barbers, owner Mark hand-selected his stylists from the LaPlante School of Hairstyling where he taught. Mark expects a level of perfection from himself as well as from his staff. He recognizes that everyone’s heads are shaped differently so Mark caters your cut to the specific shape of your head. Stop in at Blades for some of that first-class service to keep you looking sharp.

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American Classic Barbershop
5419 Chippewa St.
St. Louis, MO 63109
(314) 351-5993

Originally known as the South Hampton Barber Shop, this old-fashioned parlor is more than reminiscent of the golden days of barbershops; it is a continuation of the traditional barbershop since its opening in 1952. After moving locations, you’ll still find the retro atmosphere when you walk through American Classic Barbershop’s doors. From the checkered floor to the black-and-white photos and various memorabilia lining the walls, step back in time to the days when haircuts were affordable and a straight-razor shaves for the back of the neck came standard. Owners Warren and Dave show attention to detail with all of their customers so stop on by to the shop where everybody really does get to know your name.

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The Three C’s Salon
3575 Jeffco Blvd.
Arnold, MO 63010
(636) 642-1286

The Three C’s Salon may certainly look like what you expect from a trendy beauty salon, but look past the appearance for some solid experience and knock-‘em-down low prices. Located in Arnold, this rental salon supports independent stylists. Even though prices are comparable among stylists, call Cheryl Campbell for the best deals on men’s haircuts. Score an appointment on Wednesday with her and you’ll walk away with a premium haircut for only $8.

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Nicoletti’s Barber Shop
1335 S. Lindbergh Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63131
(314) 991-2669

You’ll appreciate the old-school charm that can be found at Nicoletti’s Barber Shop. The entire staff has decades of experience made evident by their care to detail and attentiveness to customers’ needs. From European razor shaves to a perfectly blended haircut, Nicoletti’s brings simplicity and excellence to male grooming. You can even have your shoes polished to perfection while getting your hair trimmed by the well-reviewed Jim. Check out the numerous pictures lining the walls of the shop showcasing some famous clients, including the Cardinals legend Stan Musial.



Cutters & Co.
212 N. Kingshighway Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63108
(314) 633-3222

A throwback to the classic tradition of masculine grooming, Cutters & Co. impresses clients with its effortless refinement and impressive service. Claiming to be “hell to find [but] heaven to discover,” you’ll find this classy joint in the basement of the Chase Park Plaza located in the Central West End. Be sure to sign up for the “Signature Service” and get the full treatment with a hair massage and cut, hot towel, chair massage and free drink all for only $22. Oh yeah, and beer counts. Here are some insider secrets: 1) book online for convenience, 2) park at the Chase but be sure to validate your parking ticket and 3) last but not least, check out Groupon for frequent discounts at this fantastic barbershop.

Living in St. Louis, Amanda Dahl is a freelance writer specializing in dating tips and ways to stylize your life; whether it be through house decor or finding a perfect pair of shoes. Her work can be found at

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