But there are new shops opening all the time, and there are some we might not be aware of. So if your favorite spot isn't on the list, or if you know of any places that should be included next time around, let us know in the comments!
Blue Dog is most definitely the #1 option for anyone living in or around the plateau. It's like a nightclub, a bar and a barbershop all rolled into one. But the main reason to head over is for Dan Marin who is one of the top barbers in Montreal. Plus right next door, they have a sister shop called Danny’s Coiffure Unisex that specializes in bridal wedding parties.
Vieux Montreal - Place Ville Marie - Dix30 - Mile End
Maison Privée is in a league of its own when it comes to quality service. Plus they have 4 locations so no matter where you live, you'll find one nearby. But the main reason you should check this place out is to get an appointment with the incredibly skilled Olivier Kult who also happens to be the co-owner.
If you're looking for affordable prices and quality service, then Fade2Brooklyn is the place for you. As a bonus for students, it's conveniently located new Concordia University. And as their name suggests, they are the best place to go if you're looking for a sweet fade.
The best kinds of barbershops are the ones that offer you a drink while you're getting your haircut. But it's even better when the scotch is free! But don't let the gimmick fool you, Scotch & Scissors offers some of the best cuts in the city, so the scotch is just an awesome bonus.
No list would be complete without including the famous Notorious Barbershop. This place redefined the meaning of the word "haircut" by combining the feel of a classic old time barbershop with a luxurious setting that will make you feel like a f*ckin' rock-star.
Now if you're looking for just a straight up classic barbershop without all the useless extravagance, then head over to Athens barbershop. This place is as authentic as it gets. Plus you'll have the confidence of getting your hair cut by one of the most experienced barbers in the city.
Looking to turn your hair into a work of art? Then check out La Section Barbershop. It's luxurious, yet affordable and you get to benefit from Justin Lorenzana's skills. Justin regularly competes in professional barbershop competitions. And if you you need more convincing, check out his instagram.
Most barbershops use the same gimmick to lure people in, which is scotch. But this place not only boasts some of the best barbers in Montreal, but they have their own original gimmicks, such as a lounge area, free coffee, a Playstation, movies, chess and WiFi.
Some shops have been around a long time, but place is a Mile-End institution. Sit back, relax, and enjoy a drink knowing that you're in very good hands. And for a little extra variety, they offer whiskey on Thursday, scotch on Friday and brandy on Saturday.
This place is always making sure they're keeping up with the latest styles, so if you want to stay ahead of the curve, drop by G&G Barbershop. Located right in the downtown core, this place specialized in fades and blade cuts. It's the trendiest barbershop in Montreal!