127 W 20th St, New York, NY | Directions 1001140.741622 -73.995341
Neighborhoods: Midtown, Chelsea
Not quite what I wanted – I am not sure what the hype is.. with such raving reviews versus the outcome of my haircut..
It's a very trendy hair salon, but not very friendly. No massage at all while getting the shampoo. I had Nick to cut my hair, who was a nice guy. He seemed to listen to my request but I didn't really like my haircut.
With so many deals offering from various websites, I doubt I would come back.
Best Haircuts & Best Advice for Haircuts – I had no idea what to do with my hair. It would become frizzy in the summer and straight in the winter. Luckily Brenna at Prieto Salon was able to advise me on the right style and the proper products that would prove that my hair could look good in any season. I've had 4 or 5 cuts and she has always made my hair look great. I sent my sister to her and my daughter. They are both thrilled with their cuts as well. I really appreciate that Brenna can immediately see what style to give each of us, based on our faces, our ages, our hair textures, and our lifestyles.
unbelievable – I used to go to this salon for my haircuts, they were good, until I showed up one day for a cut from an apprentice hair stylist who literally had an eye infection and as a result had to remove one of his contacts. His eye also continuously watered (to the extent that every 10 seconds he had to wipe away a tear). This stylist was actually going to cut my hair! He couldn't see! But, he assured me everything was 'ok'.
I thought it was a joke, but no, he was serious. I cancelled the appointment, and left. If the salon would have called me and explained to me the situation, I would have gladly rescheduled! Instead, I wasted my personal time trekking down to the salon, only to have to cancel. So unprofessional!
Not learning my lesson, I went back, a few days later and saw a stylist (not an apprentice) for a haircut. Despite saying I didn't want short layers, he gave me them. He put layers in my hair that were 2 inches long (total length), while the rest of my hair was down to my chin. I couldnt believe it. I understand artistic license if the result is going to look good, but the haircut was so bad that I wanted to hide for 6 months. Needless to say, I haven't been back.
GOING FOR COLOR- BE PREPARED TO BLOW OUT YOUR OWN HAIR!! – This little barber shop has the nerve to demand additional money to dry your hair after charging over $100 for a single process (coloring of the roots). If, however, you opt out of the shake down and do not want to pay for the "extra service" you can either (a) dry your own hair or (b) just simply leave the dump with a wet head.
Don't be fooled by other reviews on how nice the rat hole looks. It is just another replica of that "bathhouse new you" look. Additionally, instead of assigning 3 employees to serve tap water and luke warm coffee, it might be a better business practice to direct those idling extra bodies to blow out clients hair. I mean, clients go to antonio prieto's "salon," not cafe.
Clients should also be hesitant to go into the bathroom. The humongous square sink is a host to millions of black rocks. And those black rocks likely host and then breed countless STDs.
Last reason to AVOID this dive- the staff push too many products on clients.
Best Haircut and Color I've ever had! – My hair looks, and feels amazing! I'm a blonde with very thick hair, and have been getting highlights done to my hair for 10 years now and have never had them look so well blended, with so many dementions.
Today Benjamin Everin at Antonio Prieto Salon colored my hair. He brought it to my attention that I have a lot of golden in my natural hair color; with this he added high and low lights blending in with a golden color(not just bleach) and my hair color looks so great! It's perfect for the fall, not too blonde, but still pops. I love it! He has such a fun personality, I had a blast.
Next I had my haircut with Brenna Fletcher. She truly is such a wonderful person, so sweet. In the past no one ever knows how to shape my very thick hair. I feel it's always weighing me down. I have to say, I've had so many compliments on my haircut! Brenna knew just what to do, to keep the length, keeping it healthy, and to add so much life and lightness to my hair. I feel like I've lost pounds of hair with all of the texturing she's given me.
I've never been more satisfied with my hair! I can't wait to show it off!
their makep artist ROCKED my eyebrows – i love getting my brows done but it is always such a painful experience. i had Claire the make up artist do my brows while i was Antonio Prieto Salon for my hair and let me tell you they look amazing, and getting them done was pretty much painless. she has the most wonderful hand for plucking and gave them the most beautiful arch. i am so happy with the results. total one stop shopping!
Dan Islava is AMAZING – I cannot say enough positive and complementary things about stylist Dan Islava. I have had various experiences at NYC salons, but never have I received such accomplished, creative, attentive and personal service until my association with Dan. He was recommended to me back in January, as I had been growing my hair out for a few months and had wanted to create a new look for my challenging head of hair. He has been extraordinarily genuine in consulting with me and shaping my look for the past few months, as I continued the growing. He has allowed me flattering texture and shape all along the way, recommending excellent and affordable products and styling techniques throughout – and, just this week, we have finally cut my long-enough hair into absolutely the best haircut I have ever had. I have received a ridiculous amount of compliments and, best of all, I feel so good about it all. I wholeheartedly recommend Dan to anyone seeking simply the best couture salon service in NYC; impeccable, courteous, invaluable. I will never go anywhere else again.
Remarkable Service – My hairdresser recently moved away, so I was on the hunt for a new place. A friend suggested Antonio Prieto Salon, and I am forever grateful.
I made an appointment to see Brenna and she did an amazing job. I didn't give her much direction but she knew exactly what I wanted and gave me quite possibly the best cut I've ever received. It's been almost a week since she cut my hair, and people at work are still raving about my new do.
Not only did Brenna do an amazing job, but the customer service is above excellent. Brenna recognized I was losing my voice, and immediately brought me camomile lavender tea. She was extremely friendly and attentive. I also loved that she gave me styling tips while she worked. An incredible salon experience that I highly recommend!
Amazing cut for a long hair – I have been coming to this salon for more than 6 years and consistently get great service.
Jasellynne is the best stylist I ever had. She has a great sense of style, talented hands, and amazing capability of making my hair long, healthy and beautiful.
Salon itself is very well organized, stylish and very clean. Everyone who works here are very professional and helpful. Just love this place.
I finally found a salon! – Since moving to New York 5 years ago, I hadn't had my hair cut by the same person twice until a friend recommended Jacelyn at Antonio Prieto. I have naturally curly hair and Jacelyn gave me a cut that looks great curly or blown out. Of course, I was very pleased with the immediate results, but then noticed that the cut grew out really well too. My friends noticed too! An added bonus is that you get a free bang trim between cuts, which really helps, because even though it's not super pricey, no haircut in New York is cheap.
After being so happy with Jacelyn, I started getting color there too. They offer an apprentice program for the colorists with extremely reasonable prices. Danica does a great job- I love my new color!
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