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Batsakes Hat Shop

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THE place to get a REAL hat

Let's be blunt - ballcaps are a way to cover your head, but they aren't hats in the true meaning of... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2018
Lexington, KY
A Dying Art!

a one of a kind experience from one of Cincinnati's most interesting citizens! Gus Miller has made... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2018
Cincinnati, Ohio
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1 W 6th St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-2301
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Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

Most hat shops I have been to, and I have been to a lot of them, are helpful and friendly and know their product, NOT this one. The elderly blond lady that tried to help me needs to retire. She was rude, and did not...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Reviewed 17 September 2018

Let's be blunt - ballcaps are a way to cover your head, but they aren't hats in the true meaning of the word. Batsakes' sells HATS, in all styles, sizes and colors, no matter what kind of "look" you want to project. The staff is...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 9 July 2018

a one of a kind experience from one of Cincinnati's most interesting citizens! Gus Miller has made hats for Presidents, Senators, Movie Stars, sports stars, Pavarotti! and thousands more!! He is Cincinnati's "fabricant de chapeaux"!!!!! Let Gus make any style of hat and you will...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank dennisspeigel
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Located just off fountain square this family owned hat store has been located here for years. If you can't find the right hat,here no one has it. They will fit your new hat to you on the spot, friendly folks. Have fun shopping for,the,best,hat,you,will, ever,own!

Date of experience: January 2017
1  Thank glenn f
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Mr Batsakes plays his operas and operetta's early in the morning so you can hear them while you wait; hes on the busiest corner downtown,right next to the taxistand and he has downtowns finest collection of Stetsons,Kangol,and Cowboy hats{and Raingear} i have ever seen here!

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Raymond D
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Besides being one of the best hat shops anywhere, it's a destination. From Dylan to Pavarotti, proprietor and hat maestro Gus Miller has served them all. Gus came from Greece when he was15 to work in his uncle's hat shop and about 65 years later,...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed 7 July 2017

What a treat! Run by the original family, this place knows hats! Bought my husband two travel Tilleys here and would never consider going anywhere else.

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 22 June 2017

Whether you want look like a rock-star, or have Downton Abbey fever, THIS IS THE PLACE. I have been shopping for and collecting hats for a while now, and have found no other place for the serious hat-person better than Batsakes Hat Shop. From Kangol...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Drew S
Reviewed 28 April 2017

We were going to the Derby and my Husband needed a smart hat.. they took wonderful care to help him find the right style and size and he looked GREAT!!

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank normap859
Reviewed 12 April 2017

There is a reason why men of yester-year all wore hats. Batsakes is the perfect place to not only hear the reasons but experience yourself with a purchase (or several). Bring back men in hats!

Date of experience: May 2016
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Response from Peter S | Reviewed this property |
No, Sorry. There are a kajillion department stores that sell women's hats, but Batsakes only sell's men's hats.