Getting a haircut can be a harrowing experience, especially if your stylist is impersonal and fails to give you the look you wanted. Precision and personality are two key traits a stylist must possess to make your salon visit not only enjoyable, but a successful one. If you’re looking for a salon that will provide you with a killer haircut from a personable stylist, check out the best places to get men’s haircuts in Minneapolis.

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Vizi Spa & Salon
3208 Hennepin Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN 55408
(612) 822-3303

This funky neighborhood spa and salon offers a range of services for those looking to “indulge, pamper and spoil” themselves. This vintage, multi-level home turned full service salon provides a unique and relaxing environment for clients. Enjoy a beverage of your choice (perhaps a glass of wine or a hot cup of tea) while one of Vizi’s proficient stylists gives your ‘do an update. From colors and cuts to facials and massages, and even men’s sports pedicures and body waxing, Vizi can help you achieve a polished look. If you’re looking for an outgoing and attentive stylist in tune with the latest trends, be sure to book an appointment with Zachary Westberg.

930 Washington Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN 55415
(612) 339-2222

If your style is trendy, you’ll want to head over to the MENSDEPT. in downtown Minneapolis for all of your grooming needs. As its name suggests, the MENSDEPT. specializes in male hair care. With an emphasis on quality and innovation, the MENSDEPT. staff is equipped to provide its clientele with the trendiest, sleekest haircuts. And with prices that vary depending upon the experience level of the stylist, you can be confident you’re getting what you paid for. At the MENSDEPT., you won’t just get a haircut; a shampoo, scalp massage and hot towel treatment are included with every hair service, so go treat yourself.

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Floyd’s 99 Barbershop
1220 W. Lake St.
Minneapolis, MN 55408
(612) 822-2240

If you’re looking for old-school barbershop services (i.e. hot lather, straight razor) with an updated, rocker edge, Floyd’s might just be the place for you. With a variety of services to choose from, Floyd’s talented and friendly stylists will work with you to get you the look you want. Floyd’s has a passion for music as evidenced by the slew of rock posters that adorn the walls and its very own radio station which plays a variety of old and new music from local and nationally renowned bands. Sit back, relax and rock out while Floyd’s stylists update your look.

Lyn-Lake Barbershop
3019 Lyndale Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN 55408
(612) 822-6584

If looking for a simple, relaxed atmosphere sans the bells and whistles many other salons provide, the Lyn-Lake Barbershop is your best bet. This small shop offers great, affordable services (a salon-styled cut costs $15) without an air of elitism. The Lyn-Lake Barbershop may not look like a traditional salon, but the staff can style its customers like it’s one. Stylists Jayson Dallmann and Cheli have years of experience in the industry and locals rave about the talented cuts they provide. If you’re look for an affordable do, make sure you stop by and check out this hidden gem.


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Winston’s Barbershop  
1608 W. Lake St.
Minneapolis, MN 55408
(612) 822-4323

If you’re looking for a comfortable, mancave type of salon, you belong at Winston’s. Possessing a masculine, retro den vibe, Winston’s amenities include a pool table, cozy oversized chairs, a TV and offers beverages including water, coffee and even beer while you wait. The talented stylists at this “old fashioned barber shop without the old fashioned barbers” offer everything from cuts and colors to shaves and manicures. A true mancave wouldn’t be complete without some bro bonding, so feel free to talk sports, brews and all things manly with your stylist. Check out Winston’s other location downtown (700 On The Mall) if you’re in the neighborhood.

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