Wondering where to find the best barber shops near you?
Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top barber shops in Cincinnati, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to venture next time you're in the market for barber shops.
Fall is the top season of the year for consumer spending at health and beauty businesses across the Cincinnati area, according to data on local business transactions from Womply, a provider of reputation management and business analytics for small businesses. The average amount spent per customer transaction at Cincinnati-area health and beauty businesses rose to $48 for the metro area in the fall of last year, 4% higher than the average for the rest of the year.
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1. 18|8 Fine Men's Salons - Oakley
First on the list is 18|8 Fine Men's Salons - Oakley. Located at 3110 Vandercar Way in Oakley, the men's hair salon, barber shop and hair stylist spot is the highest-rated barber shop in Cincinnati, boasting 4.5 stars out of 37 reviews on Yelp.
2. Gil's Barber Shop
Next up is Pleasant Ridge's Gil's Barber Shop, situated at 3171 Woodford Road. With five stars out of 16 reviews on Yelp, the barber shop has proven to be a local favorite.
3. Salzano's Hair Stylist Barbering Salon
Central Business District's Salzano's Hair Stylist Barbering Salon, located at 201 E. Fourth and Main, Suite 100, is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the barber shop 4.5 stars out of 22 reviews.
4. Ferrari Barbershop & Coffee
Ferrari Barbershop & Coffee, a barber shop that offers coffee and tea and more in Central Business District, is another go-to, with four stars out of 25 Yelp reviews. Head over to 5 Garfield Place to see for yourself.
5. Roosters Men's Grooming Center
Over in Central Business District, check out this member of the chain Roosters Men's Grooming Center, which has earned four stars out of 10 reviews on Yelp. You can find the barber shop and men's hair salon at 301 E. Fourth St., Suite 150, Queen City Square.