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John Barrett Salon

754 Fifth Ave., 9th fl., New York, NY, 10019
nr. 57th St.
212-872-2700

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5
Atmosphere: 6
Service: 5
"Mixed Reviews"

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47% would go back.

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totally overrated

By samanthaflo on 1/9/2008

  • Overall Rating: 1
  • Atmosphere: (NA)
  • Service: 1
  • No, I would not go back!

I've never written one of these reviews but thought i had to speak up. I heard good things about this place and even took a 60 mile trip to get my hair done. What a waste of money -- and it certainly was not cheap. My hair is so crooked that my 8 year old daughter laughed at me when i got home. i had to go to my regular (local) hairdresser the next day to have it repaired.

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171 out of 330 people found this review helpful.

worst experience

By petergilroy on 12/19/2007

  • Overall Rating: 2
  • Atmosphere: (NA)
  • Service: 2
  • No, I would not go back!

i had the worst experience at this salon. i paid $450 to get my haircut from Mr. Barrett himself and it was abysmal. he wouldn't listen to what i wanted he just started cutting. my cut is way too short and my girlfriend is appalled. not to mention he was flirting with me the entire time.

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143 out of 301 people found this review helpful.

Lost Art of Customer Service

By ejwdr on 11/27/2007

  • Overall Rating: 2
  • Atmosphere: (NA)
  • Service: 2
  • No, I would not go back!

I recently visited NYC for a family wedding and had arranged for a hair appointment in excess of months. While John did meet the standards of the profession the Staff made the whole experience take an immediate nose dive. What best characterizes John Barretts staff, from managers, to sylists to those that apparently really served no purpose but float around the salon.........are a mass of self absorbed "want to bes" who may think that they have ARRIVED only to realize as the time clock ticks they truly have missed the boat a very long time ago. What does customer service REALLY mean to those in the "service industry?" Certainly not enough self help books on this topic but more than enough beauty school drop outs!!!

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127 out of 294 people found this review helpful.

WHAT A BUNCH OF SNOOTY ASSED BROADS

By DENNISTHEMENACE48 on 7/29/2007

  • Overall Rating: 1
  • Atmosphere: (NA)
  • Service: 1
  • No, I would not go back!

John seems to remember his days on the farm BUT the rest of his staff are stepford clones who though trying to make the customer feel special only succeed in making them feel uncomfortable with their overly pretentious ostentatious pompious attitudes. That goes double for the "male" prima donnas floating around like butterflies. PUHLEEZE!!

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170 out of 369 people found this review helpful.

Theo at John Barrett Salon is the best

By bevomel on 11/29/2004

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

Theo is a fantastic stylist. I have gone to him for about a year now and have never been disappointed in his cuts. He is consistently wonderful. I was due for highlights and wanted a cut at the same time, but Theo was out of town. So, I just got my highlights done and waited until next time for the cut. I went a full 3 months between cuts and my hair still looked great! A sign of a truly talented stylist is a cut that grows out so well.

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