Our story goes back to 1934

About Us

The Roosevelt Barber Shop has been serving the men and boys of the greater Des Moines area since 1934. Keeping the passion and authenticity of a true barbershop alive. Since 1934 the Roosevelt Barber Shop has been located in the Shops at Roosevelt (42nd Street and I-235 in Des Moines). It is one of Des Moines oldest barber shops. It has had four owners: Art Harmon, Bob McClaran, Larry Bristow, and Rick Adkisson.

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Thanksgiving Week 

Thursday  11/25  - Closed

Friday      11/26  - Closed

Saturday   11/27 - Open 

Christmas Week

Friday      12/24  - Closed

Saturday   12/25  - Closed

New Years Week

Friday      12/31 - Closed

Saturday   1/1    - Closed

Holiday Hours

 

The Team

Who We Are

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Rick

Owner

Shop owner, Rick, graduated from Barber School in Des Moines in 1988. After nine years of cutting hair at the Roosevelt Barber Shop, he purchased the shop. Rick is a life-long Iowan and an avid bicyclist. He oversees the Old-Time Barber Shop at the Iowa State Fair. 

Cindi

Barber

Cindi graduated from Barber School in 2010. She owned her own shop in California. Cindi has been at the Roosevelt Barber Shop since 2018. She enjoys gardening, billiards, concerts and hockey games.

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Bob

Barber

Bob has been at the Roosevelt Barber Shop since 2007. He graduated from Barber School in Des Moines in 1971 and barbered in Missouri as well as Iowa. Bob has been a Director and Instructor at the Barber School from 1980-2005. He loves golf.

Price List

 

HAIRCUT  

HEAD SHAVE   

BEARD TRIM   

  

RETURNED CHECKS 

WE ACCEPT CARDS (NO AMEX)

20

25

8

20

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Contact Us

HOURS 

Sun - Mon: Closed

Tue - Fri: 8am - 6pm

​​Saturday: 8am - 2pm​

OUR ADDRESS

851 42nd St
Des Moines, IA, IA 50312-2604

Tel - (515)279-9557

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