Though men tend to stress less about hair than women, they still want to look sharp, and they also enjoy being treated royally while getting their hair cut. The downtown San Diego area is full of terrific barbershops. If you rent or own real estate in Little Italy San Diego or the East Village neighborhood, here are are 4 of the best barber shops to choose from.
1. Bay View Barber Shop
Address – 1025 West Laurel Street, Suite 101, Little Italy
Telephone – (619) 977-4884
Hours – Tuesday-Saturday from 10am-6pm & Sunday from 10am-4pm. Closed Mondays.
Website – http://bayviewbarbershop.com/
Upon entering this barbershop, you’re transported to the 1920s. Vintage mirrors hang from lime green walls. Retro chairs are richly upholstered and comfy, right down to the ornate footplates. While waiting, you’re welcome to play a game of ping pong. You can also check out the antique cash register and unique wood furnishings.
Each barber is attentive and highly experienced. Owner Anthony has 19 years of expertise. Whether you want a specific style or just a great cut, you’ll be delighted. Masters of their craft, the staff teaches at conferences across the US. You’ll enjoy the solid rapport that keeps you returning.
Request a shave, and you’re treated to a hot towel, warm lather, a single blade razor, and aromatic aftershave. If you need a beard trim, it’s done meticulously. If you don’t know what hairstyle befits you, the barbers give trustworthy recommendations. Moreover, you won’t be rushed to decide.
Additionally, the shop is immaculate. Although appointments aren’t required, they are advised. With a friendly ambiance, precise results, and fair prices, Bay View is a classy venue.
2. Floyd’s 99 Barbershop
Address – 899 Market Street, Suite 6, East Village
Telephone – (619) 546-6860
Hours – Monday-Friday from 9am-9pm, Saturday from 9am-8pm, & Sunday from 10am-6pm.
Website – https://www.floydsbarbershop.com/market-street/
Floyd’s is a full-service salon for men, women, and children. Men’s services include haircuts, line ups, shaves, beard trims, and coloring. The design of this shop combines a barber shop and garage.
You have three options for obtaining service. For shaves and coloring, it’s best to make an appointment. On Floyd’s website, you can view the schedule for the week and book with a certain barber or stylist. For all other services, you can either walk in or make a same-day appointment. To reserve a specific time, call 30 minutes before the shop officially opens.
Floyd’s has a high-energy vibe, popular among young and middle-aged men. Talented barbers are skilled in specialty cuts, such as razor fades, buzz cuts, and various types of design work. Although services can be expensive with the added cost of a shampoo and special styling, you’ll be pleased with the results.
Address – 1550 Front Street, Little Italy
Telephone – (619) 948-5591
Hours – Monday, Tuesday, & Friday from 10am-6pm, Wednesday from 12pm-8pm, & Saturday from 10am-3pm. Closed Sundays.
Website – http://sotelossd.com/
You’re greeted warmly at this barbershop, where clients are regarded as family. The two stylists, Anissa and David, are very accommodating and highly skilled. Anissa is a beauty school graduate who trained at a high-end salon. David, a Marine veteran, graduated from Associate Barber College in San Diego. After working at a traditional shop for several years, he decided to establish his own business.
Both stylists are dedicated to knowing their clients and fulfilling their requests. Haircuts are booked as one-hour time slots, including a consultation, shampoo, cut, and styling. You’re also offered a complimentary drink, either beer or whiskey. Beard trims take 30 minutes, including a straight razor shave. Other available services are hair relaxers, head shaves, mustache trims, and hot towel shaves.
The shop’s interior design is modern rustic, the walls done in knotty wood paneling. With the masculine décor, congenial rapport, and pampering, you’ll leave completely relaxed. Clients state the boutique-style experience is well worth the cost. For professional, customized services, Sotelo’s is top-notch.
4. The Barbery
Address – 1604 State Street, Little Italy
Telephone – (619) 535-9121
Hours – Monday-Friday from 11am-7pm & Saturday from 10am-6pm. Closed Sundays.
Website – http://www.thebarberysd.com/
All four barbers at this shop are licensed, and each has a specialty. To make an appointment, call or text the number listed for each profile below.
Kurt – Customizing services to each client’s hair and skin, Kurt performs haircuts, beard and mustache trims, straight razor shaves, and skin care. Having in-depth knowledge of men’s hair products, he can advise you on which to use. (858) 699-8317
Emmet – Tell him the cut or beard style you want, and he’ll crystallize your vision. With many years of experience in various shops, he brings masterful skill to the chair. (619) 549-0675
Doren – This barber provides haircuts, hot towel shaves, beard line ups, and eyebrow shaping, all with meticulous precision. As a military veteran, Doren specializes in regulation haircuts. (619) 274-4746
Chelsea – You’ll leave Chelsea’s chair with a haircut and trim that stay great long-term. She’s a wizard at shear work. (760) 271-6389
Walk-ins are welcome, but you’ll likely need to wait a bit. The shop has seven chairs and modern décor. A woman smiles from a full-size mural, along with abstract art. A black-and-white checkered floor enhances the chic accoutrements. For on-point, efficient service and low prices, head to The Barbery.
Living in the downtown San Diego area doesn’t just give you access to great barber shops. There are also a wide variety of exciting bars, restaurants, and other attractions in town. Owners of the amazing lofts, penthouses, and condos in Little Italy San Diego, claim this is one of the top benefits of living in the area. Take the first steps to join the ranks of these homeowners by getting in touch with 92101 Urban Living at 619-649-0368. Schedule an appointment today. ')}