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Toka Salon

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(5 Reviews)

768 Madison Ave, New York, NY 10065

(212) 517-5133

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Today: Open 24 Hours
14
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General Info
For coloring services. Please ASK for linda TAM herself. SHE would BE glad to accommodate YOU!.
Hours
Regular Hours
Mon - Sun:
Extra Phones

Phone: (212) 288-5133

Primary Phone: (212) 517-5116

Services/Products
Linda TAM AT the toka salon is one of NEW York City's most recognized specialist in hair coloring. Corrective coloring and hair extensions. SHE offers hair coloring. ONE process. TWO process. Highlighting. Henna. Corrective hair coloring and hair extensions. In addition to linda's services. The salon offers hair cutting and hair styling.
Payment method
amex, discover, all major credit cards, mastercard, visa
Location
Located on Madison Avenue between East 57th Street and 58th Streets in Manhattan, New York City.
Neighborhoods
Lenox Hill, Upper East Side, Midtown East, Midtown Manhattan, Upper Manhattan
AKA

Madison Ave Toka Inc

Toka Madison Av

Toka Madison

Madison Avenue Toka

Linda Tam at Toka Salon

Toka Salon & Day Spa

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Categories
Beauty Salons, Cosmetologists, Day Spas, Hair Removal, Hair Stylists, Make-Up Artists, Nail Salons, Permanent Make-Up
Other Information

Specialties: Extensions, Coloring, Curly Hair

Parking: Paid, Lot

Wheelchair Accessible: No

By Appointment Only: Yes

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NYGirl35

12/05/2011

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An Abusive One Man Shop !!!

Toka is an abusive one man shop. If you do not get John, then there is no point in going--as no one else is particularly talented. Stylist turn-over is unacceptably high, as this small shop has few repeat customers. As a case in point, my son had a haircut with one of their ""top cutters"" and emerged so chopped-up that he was embarrassed to be seen by his friends and family.

On top of a poor team of stylists, one of the owners of this shop is also a verbally abusive man who has a ""hot temper."" I have never had a more frightening experience than when accosted for running late to an appointment that I had previously booked.

Also, it is important to note that Toka is not air-conditioned.

This salon also has no in-house nail services, and is forced to rely upon personnel from the nail salon next-door for which you are billed double the rate for the ""outsourced help.""

Finally, it should be noted that Toka is very poorly run. Appointment bookings are often confused over the phone. In one instance, I showed up and the shop was actually undergoing active painting renovation (e.g. think terrible smell) while I was present.

Miss PD

06/20/2011

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Samantha Viguie

Samantha has been doing my hair for the past ten years and she always gets it right. I do a double process and it looks so natural most people don't even relaize I color my hair. I completely recommend Samantha, especially if you want to have gorgeous blonde hair!

Toka is a lovely, unpretenious salon.

NelGiardino

06/09/2011

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Samantha Viguie at Toka

Samantha Viguie has colored my hair for many years. When she moved to Toka, I followed her . My color has always been perfect and right for me. With Samantha, I've moved from shades of red to brunette and have been pleased all the way.

Toka is a lovely salon. The people are truly nice; there's no attitude. They sell hair products, but there is no pressure to buy anything. I highly recommend Samantha and Toka to anyone looking for excellence.

LouMiranda

05/25/2011

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GIANCARLO AT TOKA

He is the best hairstylist i ever experienced in my 9 years in NY and after about 20 different hairstylists! His got the most artistic touch and kills it in Balayage technique, on top of everything he put the Brazilian Keratin treatment in my fizzy hair and I walked out like a movie star! I totally recommend him and the Brazilian Keratin treatment to everyone who's hair is frizzy and dry..believe me sister, you gonna love it!

AudEll

10/01/2010

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Fabulous Salon

Fabulous salon, especially Mete and Koray. Mete and Koray have been my ""beauty team"" for ten years. In fact, I've followed them from White Plains, where they worked for a number of years, into Manhattan to Toka.

As I'm always telling Mete: I will not let anyone else touch my hair! I constantly get compliments on both style and color. (I also call him a ""magician."") Koray is amazing at shaping eyebrows and removing other facial hair using threading. He also is a very talented makeup artist. Ater seeing Mete and Koray, I always walk out of Toka feeling beautiful.