2 Astor Pl., New York, NY, 10003
By Kyleob on 6/30/2005
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.
By dtf121819 on 4/20/2004
See his website, a great hairdresser at Astor Place Hairstylists: www.joseatastorplace.com
By DutchRied on 10/23/2011
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.
By nyeagle on 8/6/2010
...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.
By wire on 12/22/2008
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.
By floralgarden on 9/24/2008
Looks like you have an incorrect link to its official website, just sayin' http://www.astorplacehairnyc.com/index.htm
By masterb on 10/1/2005
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.
By big_pickle on 1/3/2005
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.
By stanleysmith on 11/11/2010
This salon looks promising, but personally I prefer my favorite Charm Beauty Salon in Brooklyn.
By yelizaveta on 4/17/2008
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.