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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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Regina is THE BEST!

By amazing1 on 10/27/2010

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

I read about astor place online. Heard good things from others and decided to try it out myself. i went to regina. she knew exactly what i wanted. she cut and blow dried my hair. She was very sweat and did an amazing job. i told everyone of my friends about her and all said good things about her and the way she works. if you ever need a good cut or blow dry Regina is your go to girl. SHE IS AMAZING!

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108 out of 218 people found this review helpful.

Ireena's the best

By stosura on 2/28/2010

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

Ireena is new yorks' best kept secret. Everything i've asked her to do, she has done to the smallest detail. She is great at following direction and allowes me to have the specific style that i always wanted. Its just great when you and your stylist are on the same page. I'll be telling all my friends about her.

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171 out of 316 people found this review helpful.

Ireena

By kraps37 on 2/28/2010

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

I was blown away by the exceptional service i received from Ireena. The price i would normally expect to pay for such quality would at least be $50. I have been going to her for 3 years and recommending her to all my friends. If you try her once you'll get hooked as well.

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154 out of 321 people found this review helpful.

Sal the barber

By 00721 on 1/30/2010

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

Awesome! Absolutely the best barber there! Brought my 2 year old son and husband for haircuts, my 2 year old got a mohawk and when he started to get fidgity, Sal gave him his water gun and he was making him laugh hysterical the whole time. He definately has a knack for children, my son keeps asking me when are we going to see Sal. He took his time to listen and explain back to us how exactly we wanted our haircuts. He truly made us feel very at ease and filled with confidence. He has been cutting hair for over 20 years and my husband,son, and I were all very pleased at his customer service and attention to detail. Definately the most pleasurable experience around town and the price was very reasonable, enough to go every week back to Sal :)

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157 out of 309 people found this review helpful.

Jose is the best in the business

By bdanicky on 1/7/2010

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

i've been going to jose for about 10 years now. i've had switched barbers a few times and when i finally tried jose, he was able to give me any cut i want and do it perfectly (i've had a few different hairstyles while going to him for cuts). so if you ever get confused with all the barbers in there and have a difficult time finding the write one...ask for Jose Jose!

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136 out of 285 people found this review helpful.

THE hair place in Manhattan, forget all those pricey salons

By francescopaciocco on 10/16/2008

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

I've been going to Jose for a few years now and he is definitely the best. He listens, is an expert in his field, and always makes the time pass with friendly conversation. Highly recommended!!!

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100 out of 198 people found this review helpful.

Another one for Jose

By sammyabs on 7/26/2008

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

I recently moved from FL and was looking for a place to get a good haircut. Read the reviews and decided to give Jose a shot. I can say that everyone was right on the dot. He's friendly, courteous, gave me exactly what I asked for and was in and out in about 20 minutes (did make an appointment though). Definitely recommended!

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98 out of 189 people found this review helpful.

Jose is NYC's best kept secret

By instyle4less on 5/6/2008

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

Jose has been cutting my hair for over 4 years now. He always pays great attention to detail and never rushes through a haircut - even when he has people waiting. He cuts your hair EXACTLY as you ask and offers suggestions rather than just cutting it how he wants. He is also an expert colorist and his prices are incredible compared to top salons. Many a beautiful woman has gotten out of his chair ahead of me in line. Jose is also friendly to talk to. Great energy. Tops all the way.

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69 out of 139 people found this review helpful.

Astor and Jose

By brooklyn1001 on 9/5/2005

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

I must agree with all the praise for Jose. He is the best. A great guy and great with hair. He's been cutting mine for more than 15 years, adapting his work as my needs have changed over time. In fact, I lived in Washington for several years, but I never once had my hair cut there! I would always get it done back at Astor in Jose's chair, dropping by during visits back to New York. He provides the kind of skill and service that inspires that kind of loyalty.

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194 out of 387 people found this review helpful.

Jose

By veritasny7 on 8/23/2005

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

Jose is the best hairstylist in the place. I travel from Wall Street to go to him. I would travel farther if I had to. He is great! -Ken

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172 out of 329 people found this review helpful.

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