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Best Places for a Shave and Haircut in Puget Sound

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Like a doctor or a dentist, every man needs a good barber. We’ve scoured Puget Sound to bring you a list of our favorite men’s salons, offering everything from a buzz cut to color to a hot lather, straight razor shave.

Capelli’s Gentlemen’s Barbershop
319 Westlake Ave N.
Seattle, WA 98109
206.587.0900
http://www.capellis.com

With it’s newest location in the South Lake Union neighborhood, locally owned and operated Capelli’s has earned its reputation as the place for Seattle’s busy man to feel comfortable and receive quality service along with excellent grooming. Walk in, relax in their comfortable leather chairs and take a few minutes to read a newspaper or magazine, watch TV news or catch up on the game. You’ll feel like you’re in an old time library to a modern cigar lounge. Capelli’s offers full grooming services from highly trained and professional staff and feature products just for men. In addition to exceptional grooming services you are welcome to enjoy a complimentary coffee or espresso. Services include the signature, which involves a shampoo, scalp massage, precision haircut, style and hot towel neck line shave. Other services include a buzz cut, head shave, beard trim, men’s manicure, brow wax, color and more. For ease of service, you can call or book online.

Rudy’s Barbershop
614 E Pine Street
Seattle, WA 98122
206.329.3008
http://www.rudysbarbershop.com

Funky, eclectic and hip, Rudy’s Barbershop is dedicated to quality haircuts and exceptional customer service at an affordable price in a one-of-a-kind atmosphere. Locally owned and operated, the first Rudy’s Barbershop opened its doors on Pine Street in Seattle’s Capitol Hill district. Now you can find Rudy’s in seven Puget Sound locations. They’ve even expanded their concept and design to open more Rudy’s in Oregon, California, and soon in New York. Praised in USA Today, Rudy’s offers all the services – shampoo, haircuts, buzz cuts, color and beard trim, in a low key, affordable walk-in shop.

Valentine’s Barbershop
7912 Greenwood Ave. N.
Seattle, WA 98103
206.706.6303
http://www.valentinesseattle.com

Winning the Best of Western Washington’s top prize for Best Barber, and recognized by Men’s Health Magazine, Valentine’s provides meticulous haircuts, styling, straight razor shaves, manicures, pedicures, facials and grooming services to men. With a masculine decor, leather chairs and warm wood, you’ll feel welcome and comfortable. Valentine’s ensures the highest level of skill, style and service for every one of their guests, and their stylists are taught to understand the uniqueness of an individual’s hair type and structure. Their mission is to provide all of this in an atmosphere that is relaxed and open to all men of the world, regardless of age, ethnicity or beliefs.

Jordan The Professional Man’s Barber Shop
500 108th Avenue Northeast, Suite 1C1
Bellevue, WA 98004
425.646.6333
http://www.jordantheprofessionalmansbarber.com

This Bellevue salon has been a staple in the City Center for over 25 years. Voted among the Best of Bellevue, Jordan’s offers the Professional Man’s Haircut, Buzz Cuts, Beard, Mustache and Goatee trims, along with very forgiving color services that can either remove your grey or soften it ever so slightly. Jordan’s can offer services in a package or individually, whatever you prefer. Their typical service takes about half an hour, so you can schedule a haircut over your lunch hour or before an important meeting. If you prefer a shampoo, that’s included in the service, and the price. And the best part, Jordan’s guarantees their haircuts will last for 4 to 6 weeks and still look good. Convenient walk-in, over the phone or online scheduling.

GENTS Fine Grooming for Men
1634 SW Dash Point Road
Federal Way, WA 98023
253.661.3751
http://www.finegroomingformen.com

A five time winner of the Best Barber in Federal Way, and recognized by Men’s Health Magazine, GENTS is a locally owned and operated full-service men’s salon. Come relax in GENTS’ leather club chairs, in a warm and masculine environment. Their signature service includes a consultation, followed by a stress-relieving aromatherapy scalp massage and cleanse. The haircut itself is designed expressly to compliment your physical features and your lifestyle. A hot lather neck shave completes this service. GENTS also offers color blending, optimum grey coverage, or highlighting, creating the most natural look for you. Reasonably priced with friendly and professional service.

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