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Astor Place Hairstylists

2 Astor Pl., New York, NY, 10003
at Broadway
212-475-9854

Avg. Rating

8
Atmosphere: 8
Service: 8
"Recommended"

Average Reader Rating on a Scale of 10.

82% would go back.

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Great Consistent Hair Cuts By Jose

By Kyleob on 6/30/2005

  • Overall Rating: 10
  • Atmosphere: (NA)
  • Service: 10
  • Yes, I would go back!

I have been going to Astor Place for about 4 years, now, and to Jose for about 2 years. I used to just go to Astor without requesting any specific stylist, until one time they led me to Jose. He listened to what I wanted, and performed exactly what I had in mind. Jose gives a great hair cut, and I will never go to anyone else.

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137 out of 303 people found this review helpful.

jose at astor place is a great hairdresser

By dtf121819 on 4/20/2004

  • Overall Rating: 10
  • Atmosphere: (NA)
  • Service: 10
  • Yes, I would go back!

See his website, a great hairdresser at Astor Place Hairstylists: www.joseatastorplace.com

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135 out of 279 people found this review helpful.

DONNIE THE BARBER

By DutchRied on 10/23/2011

  • Overall Rating: 9
  • Atmosphere: 6
  • Service: 10
  • Yes, I would go back!

ASK FOR DONNIE, The Worlds Most Interesting Barber. He has a seperate review board you can post comments on... but you have to be a leader of a country in order to post.

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83 out of 194 people found this review helpful.

I don't need ambiance, I need a haircut!

By nyeagle on 8/6/2010

  • Overall Rating: 9
  • Atmosphere: 9
  • Service: 9
  • Yes, I would go back!

...and that's what I got. Regardless, I kind of enjoy the feel of Astor...very old school New York. The first time I went, I asked for a wash and cut, no blowdry...the stylist says, "Good, because I don't feel like blowdrying it." It made me chuckle. She did a great job, as has every other stylist I've ever encountered at Astor, for a rock bottom price of 20-25 bucks. I will never go anywhere else.

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114 out of 228 people found this review helpful.

Jose is top notch

By wire on 12/22/2008

  • Overall Rating: 9
  • Atmosphere: (NA)
  • Service: 9
  • Yes, I would go back!

I have attended this establishment for quite some time now. The quality of service has been excellent. In particular, the service of one individual hair stylist, Jose. Friendly ear, good advise and can cut hair with the best of them. There is no question that you will get a quality cut when you go to Jose. Enjoy your visit. Enjoy your haircut.

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111 out of 229 people found this review helpful.

incorrect link to official website

By floralgarden on 9/24/2008

  • Overall Rating: 9
  • Atmosphere: (NA)
  • Service: 9
  • Yes, I would go back!

Looks like you have an incorrect link to its official website, just sayin' http://www.astorplacehairnyc.com/index.htm

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89 out of 182 people found this review helpful.

jose

By masterb on 10/1/2005

  • Overall Rating: 9
  • Atmosphere: (NA)
  • Service: 9
  • Yes, I would go back!

i have been going to see Jose for over 10 years now, and hes the best. He knows exactly what I want and how i I want it. I moved to Queens and I still go to see him.Hes fast and accurate and I like his tips on hair care.

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186 out of 397 people found this review helpful.

good

By big_pickle on 1/3/2005

  • Overall Rating: 8
  • Atmosphere: (NA)
  • Service: 8
  • Yes, I would go back!

These guys are much more reliable than many other barbers around the city. And lightyears better than most of those unskilled Chinatown barbers. However, I've tried a well-known highly recommended barber here who also kept telling me how popular he was. But frankly he isn't as good as my old fashion humble barber in Pittsburgh (Garvis in Oakland). It's just another indication to me that NYC is all about the marketing. However, they do a decent job so I will continue to go to them.

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196 out of 400 people found this review helpful.

Very nice salon but...

By stanleysmith on 11/11/2010

  • Overall Rating: 5
  • Atmosphere: 5
  • Service: 5
  • No, I would not go back!

This salon looks promising, but personally I prefer my favorite Charm Beauty Salon in Brooklyn.

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105 out of 210 people found this review helpful.

Cheap, upbeat, but very pushy

By yelizaveta on 4/17/2008

  • Overall Rating: 3
  • Atmosphere: (NA)
  • Service: 3
  • No, I would not go back!

I decided to go to Astor Place because it was so cheap and because the haircut I was looking for seemed extremely easy to do - I was going from hair down my back to just past shoulder length. I was assigned to Suze, and although she was very personable and sweet, she was very very pushy (she wanted to dye my hair, when I definitely didn't want this done). My only restriction was that I wanted to keep some length to my hair. In the end, she cut my hair about 4-5 inches shorter than I asked for - it ended up being a mid-neck bob. The cut wasn't bad, and could have been cute if this was what I had asked for. I would advise those with specific ideas of what hairstyle they want to go elsewhere. For those who want someone else to take control and experiment, this may be the place for you.

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72 out of 142 people found this review helpful.

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