Best of Boston

2005 Best Shoe Repair

Jazz Shoe Repair

Heels break. Toes scuff. Salt stains. Stop pouting—head instead to Jazz Shoe Repair, where owner Yuriy Arutyunov will fix and shine your shoes in his cozy garage-like shop while you wait. His capable hands have been bringing battered boots, heels, and loafers back to life for more than 40 years. He’ll repair your pair with a smile—and at a very affordable price.

686 Washington St., Brookline, 617-277-7929,