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Rock's Bar and Hair Shop


119 W Main St
Durham, NC 27701
Phone: (919) 956-7625
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Photo of Donovan Kight Donovan Kight
Mar 16, 2022 5

Had a good experience. Beard trim and a beer. Can't beat that. Will definitely be back

Photo of John Nieman John Nieman
Mar 27, 2022 5

Great staff. Good beer selection. Great place to get a haircut, shave, & a beer. (And you don't have to get a haircut & shave to get a beer.)

Photo of Tiffany Ellis Tiffany Ellis
Mar 7, 2022 5

Marissa did a great job with my sons hair. He has some mild sensory issues and she was so kind and patient with him, and bonus, he looks great! Thank you!

Photo of Thomas Keith Thomas Keith
Dec 17, 2021 5

I came in so that my hair wouldn’t flood too much out under my baseball cap, and I left with a beer and the best haircut I’ve ever received. Excellent place. Thanks, Lala!

Photo of Kevin Kevin
Jun 26, 2021 5

I can’t say enough about this place. My husband and I have been coming here for years now. We’ve never been disappointed. I personally wanted to shout out to Sara in the front going above and beyond to assist with all our scheduling needs. Gavin is always great and you can’t go wrong! Thank you so much everyone!

Photo of Dan Porter Dan Porter
Mar 23, 2022 5

The best place I've found to get a haircut. My guy closed down during Covid and I spent a year bouncing between barbers in different cities. When I found Rock's I knew my search was over. Everyone I've had cut my hair has been awesome and the space is perfect. I highly recommend it to anyone.

Photo of Rashed Arafat Rashed Arafat
Jan 28, 2021 5

Highly recommend Morgan at Rock's -- I have thinning curly hair and most stylists I'd seen in the past didn't know how to work with it. She gets it intuitively! Rock's also carries solid pomades, hair creams, etc. and the general vibe is very relaxing & casual.

Photo of Daniel Shapiro Daniel Shapiro
Dec 15, 2020 5

Great haircuts! A bit pricey but excellent quality and you really get what you pay for. Morgan is a phenomenal hairdresser, has given me great cuts every time but you probably can't go wrong with anyone who works there.

Photo of Tyler Yade Tyler Yade
Nov 30, 2020 5

Best place for a hair cut I’ve been to since living in Tokyo. A side note to anyone who’s curious about hour of operation, they’re open 8-6 weekends, 8-8 on weekdays. Just for the few reviewers who couldn’t read the website, google, the app, Yelp, the entrance, it’s pretty visible :)

Photo of Clay Kester Clay Kester
Nov 17, 2020 5

Great barbershop, they have a really good atmosphere, and the employees are friendly. If you get there early they have a pool table and a bar inside so you can grab a drink while you wait. Claudia is who I see for all my haircuts and she is great, she has been cutting my hair for years and I would recommend her to anyone.

Photo of Jacob Thie Jacob Thie
Nov 2, 2020 5

Rock’s is second to none. The quality of the barbers/hair dressers is top notch across the board no matter who you see. Great service and great location!

Photo of Brodi Olds Brodi Olds
Oct 26, 2020 5

Great place. Great people. M’hagony hooked me up with one of the best fades I’ve ever had. Highly recommend

Photo of Dan D Dan D
Oct 14, 2020 5

First time checking out the place but will be repeating my visit when back. A cool vibe that fits well with the city in selecting interior decor. Fun to be out downtown. Stop in early for a drink on the patio. Was very happy with my cut. My stylist took her time and was detailed/thorough. Worked with my wheelchair. They did a great job with covid protocols too.

Photo of Loren Tatum Loren Tatum
Dec 31, 2017 5

Beer options are great. Be sure to get your free 8 oz pour with your haircut and ask for Kisa for the best haircut. It's definitely a huge leap above in the barber shop experience. I followed Kisa from another shop and this place is the best place to get your hair cut.

Photo of Sarah Ewald Sarah Ewald
Aug 30, 2020 5

Recommended to come here by a friend. Lexus was super, listened to what I wanted & advised me on what would work with my hair.

Photo of Charles Vinueza Charles Vinueza
Sep 3, 2020 5

Lexus takes her time and consistently does a great job with my hair. I've tried Pedro williams, Dennis Best, and other random shops throughout the area but have stayed with Rock's since I tried it out.

Photo of charlie jamieson charlie jamieson
Sep 2, 2020 4

While the bar wasn't open due to covid, my barber/stylist made the visit very comfy and we actually shared common travel location stories. Faith (I think - I'm horrible with names) was an expert barber as well. Clean, sanitary, skilled, and above all personable. I'd recommend, anytime.

Photo of William Aitken William Aitken
Aug 8, 2020 5

I recommend the heck out of this place. Very friendly service, very professional, very talented stylists. Just an overall great hair shop.

Photo of Michelle Weeks Michelle Weeks
Jun 14, 2022 5

I am so very happy to have found Rock's. We live in a small town west of Durham. My teenage son had several awful experiences trying to get haircuts in town he wanted in the past few years. I found Rock's through a Google search for "cool, young place for teen boys to get a haircut" and that is what we found. The lovely person I spoke with on the phone was very helpful matching us up with what son needed in Master Stylist, Powell. He met with son for consultation and he treated him with respect. Asked what he wanted, showed him what he would do to get there. We were very impressed when he didn't even blink when son told him what he wanted. Never had that happen before! Appointment was next day and Powell delivered, giving my teen son the haircut he wanted. I can't say enough good things about this place. Well worth the drive to Durham.

Photo of Phil Guidry Phil Guidry
Jun 20, 2020 5

I love Rock's. If you're looking for a skin fade, no one is better than Powell! Cool atmosphere, great people, best haircuts!

Photo of Jason Whittle Jason Whittle
Nov 28, 2018 4

I liked the concept here. Designed simply but eye catching and effective. No draught beer, all craft bottles. Be careful if you call an Uber as there's a front and back entrance both on main roads.

Photo of Tyler Weitz Tyler Weitz
Mar 5, 2020 5

The food is simply outstanding! We come here every while at Myrtle Beach. Love it love it.

Photo of John Thomas Kong John Thomas Kong
Dec 2, 2019 5

My first hair cut and beard trim in Durham at Rock’s was two-thumbs-up-great. The shop is comfortable, low-key modern, and on brand for Durham. Everyone is so warm and pleasant. Morgan was and will be my stylist! She has a great personality and very professional. She listened, provided feedback, and gave me exactly what I asked for in my hair cut and beard trim. She is talented and very detailed oriented. I’m so glad I found a great place with great people to keep me looking stylish and professional. Thanks Rock’s and Morgan. 🧔🏻👍🏼

Photo of Jake Law Jake Law
Jan 2, 2020 5

Been coming here months, love this place. You get a haircut, wash, free product and even better, a BEER OF YOUR CHOICE! All for $30! Faith has been cutting my hair and she does an excellent job. She, and the rest of the workers, are very friendly and knowledgeable, and they talk about whatever you want, not only "professional" topics like the big hair chains. This is absolutely my go-to spot lately. Can't recommend it enough.

Photo of Jenn Vrieze Jenn Vrieze
Dec 20, 2019 5

Free beer with hair cut. All barbers/stylists are great- listen to what you want. Chill setting.

Photo of Joshua Allen Joshua Allen
Nov 24, 2019 5

Been going here for several years. Really like the people at Rock’s. Great hair cuts. Easy online booking.

Photo of Jeff Underwood Jeff Underwood
Sep 10, 2019 5

Best haircut you get! Dave does an amazing job with my really fine hair, he's great at fades and a lot more! Check him out.

Photo of Sean Bokhoven Sean Bokhoven
Jul 29, 2019 5

Cool place. NIce people. They were booked up the day I walked in for mustache trim / shave & Faith was able to work me in on the spot. She did a great job. Highly recommend.

Photo of Eric L. Eric L.
Aug 15, 2019 5

Ask for Calvin for the best cut. What a cool place, you can order beer while you wait and drink it while you get a snip. They also do a helluva job with beards. A fantastic shop in the heart of Durham.

Photo of Samuel Jamieson-Drake Samuel Jamieson-Drake
Sep 30, 2019 5

I have a wedding to attend this coming weekend, so I wanted to look extra sharp. Calvin did an excellent job on my hair and beard, and was very fun to talk to as well! 10/10 would recommend

Photo of Owen Slomianyj Owen Slomianyj
Jul 7, 2019 5

Great place for a haircut and/or shave, and you get a beer included! (And a good beer at that). It's my go-to.

Photo of joey hathorn joey hathorn
May 20, 2019 5

The friendly staff and warm, well lit space made for a very pleasant browsing experience. The art was stunning

Photo of Zach Goldstein Zach Goldstein
May 11, 2019 5

Got a hair cut from Morgan. Awesome haircut! She was super friendly and fun to talk with.

Photo of Penny Jones Penny Jones
Jan 18, 2019 5

My husband and son routinely get their hair cut here. I took my son tonight and wow what a neat atmosphere. Oliver does a great job. He spent 45 minutes on a kid's cut. He does a wonderful job on my husband's beard as well. Highly recommend!

Photo of Jill Zimmerman Jill Zimmerman
Feb 14, 2019 5

Rock’s is the real deal! I have been going to this shop for 3+ years now and I have never once felt my stylist cut my hair wrong! Great location in the heart of downtown Durham with walking distant to restaurants and stores. Great atmosphere, very friendly staff and best of all I always feel like a million bucks leaving this place! If you need a fresh cut, or trimming of your beard look no further and find out why this place rocks! 👌🏻

Photo of Levi Washburn Levi Washburn
Apr 3, 2019 4

Schedule ahead! This place fills its chairs quickly. If they had time for walk-ins it would be an excellent place to chill, play pool, take in one of the most magnificent sunset views of downtown Durham, and drink good beer. My Barber was excellent. She knew how to gently nudge me towards a sharp, modern cut and gave the beard a neat shape-up 🧔🏻 It was a comfortable and enjoyable experience for someone who still gets haircut anxiety at 30. Will edit & rate 5-star if consistent.

Photo of Lexi Lubonja Lexi Lubonja
Apr 25, 2022 5

Great barbershop! You will always feel welcomed and everyone that works here is super friendly and helpful. Cait is my barber and she’s awesome! She listens and can give you anything based off of a picture, and she’s got great vibes and is a beast at fades!

Photo of Jose Patino Jose Patino
Apr 22, 2022 5

I had a beer and a great haircut. Great concept to have a bar and a hair shop. Everyone I've gotten a haircut from has been friendly and has done a great job with my hair.

Photo of sam sam
Jun 28, 2022 5

Great spot for men's/masculine style haircuts. Complimentary beer before/after. Graded prices based on needs. I always leave satisfied. Stylists are professional and personable. Blake has been my go to stylist.

Photo of Nedbones Nedbones
Aug 30, 2022 5

Rachel is really great at her craft. I asked her to make me look like Mark Harmon, and now I'm the spitting image! Or at least my hair is. Great conversationalist too. Cool joint - free beer or coffee along with a cut.

Photo of John John
Aug 10, 2022 5

Excellent salon with reasonable prices! Rachael really hooked me up with what is likely the best haircut I have ever had

Photo of Eross Guadalupe Eross Guadalupe
Sep 19, 2022 5

Hands down my favorite barbershop in town! Specifically, I always go to Gavin to get my mohawk done right. Not only is he friendly and great to chat with, he is also a wizard of precision and style. The hawk always comes out looking good when I step out of his chair. I've also gotten haircuts from the other stylists when I can't get a slot with Gavin and they've all been wonderful. Highly recommend this spot if you're looking for a quality cut!