Best Classical Shape Alvarez Guitars in 2024

Here you'll find the best Classical shape Alvarez guitars.

After comparing the 2000+ guitars in our database, these are the best scoring ones with these characteristics. You can use our filters to the left to narrow down these results, or click on "Compare" to get a deep comparison between them. Our automated scoring system takes into account the ratings from ours users who own the guitar, and dozens of parameters to determine the build quality, playability, pickups quality, value for money, and more.

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1. Alvarez CYM75CE

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Alvarez CYM75CE
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Playability 70
Sound 84
Build quality 90
Value for money 71
Overall Score 81
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  • From Alvarez's 2021 Yairi series
  • Made in Japan
  • 6 strings
  • 25.591"'' scale
  • Flat Fretboard Radius
  • Solid AAA Western Red Cedar top
  • Solid East Indian Rosewood back
  • Solid East Indian Rosewood sides
  • Mahogany one piece. Spanish Heel neck joint neck
  • Ebony fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: LR Baggs VTC Element System (Preamp/Active)
  • Rosewood bridge
  • Acoustic Alvarez Set neck
  • 19 Medium frets
  • Gotoh Gold with Pearloid Buttons tuners
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  • From Alvarez's 2021 Yairi series
  • Made in Japan
  • 6 strings
  • 25.591"'' scale
  • Flat Fretboard Radius
  • Solid AAA Western Red Cedar top
  • Solid East Indian Rosewood back
  • Solid East Indian Rosewood sides
  • Mahogany one piece. Spanish Heel neck joint neck
  • Ebony fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: LR Baggs VTC Element System (Preamp/Active)
  • Rosewood bridge
  • Acoustic Alvarez Set neck
  • 19 Medium frets
  • Gotoh Gold with Pearloid Buttons tuners
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Alvarez CYM75CE
  • Made in Japan
  • Expensive Wood
  • Ivory Tusq Nut
  • Top Brand Pickups
  • Electronics
  • Ivory Tusq Saddle
  • Solid Top Wood
  • Solid Side Wood
  • Solid Back Wood
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • No Locking Tuners
  • No Compound Radius Fretboard
  • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
  • No Strap Lock

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    2. Alvarez CY75CE

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    Alvarez CY75CE
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    Playability 70
    Sound 81
    Build quality 87
    Value for money 69
    Overall Score 79
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    • From Alvarez's 2021 Yairi series
    • Made in Japan
    • 6 strings
    • 25.591"'' scale
    • Flat Fretboard Radius
    • Solid AA Western Red Cedar top
    • East Indian Rosewood back
    • East Indian Rosewood sides
    • One piece mahogany, 50/50 Semi gloss finish, Extended neck joint neck
    • Rosewood fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: LR Baggs StagePro EQ and Element Pick Up (Preamp/Active)
    • Rosewood Direct Coupled bridge
    • Acoustic Alvarez Set neck
    • 19 Medium frets
    • Gotoh Gold tuners
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    • From Alvarez's 2021 Yairi series
    • Made in Japan
    • 6 strings
    • 25.591"'' scale
    • Flat Fretboard Radius
    • Solid AA Western Red Cedar top
    • East Indian Rosewood back
    • East Indian Rosewood sides
    • One piece mahogany, 50/50 Semi gloss finish, Extended neck joint neck
    • Rosewood fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: LR Baggs StagePro EQ and Element Pick Up (Preamp/Active)
    • Rosewood Direct Coupled bridge
    • Acoustic Alvarez Set neck
    • 19 Medium frets
    • Gotoh Gold tuners
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    Strengths & Weaknesses
    Alvarez CY75CE
    • Made in Japan
    • Expensive Wood
    • Bone Nut
    • Top Brand Pickups
    • Electronics
    • Bone Saddle
    • Solid Top Wood
    • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
    • No Locking Tuners
    • Laminated Side Wood
    • Laminated Back Wood
    • No Compound Radius Fretboard
    • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
    • No Strap Lock

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      3. Alvarez CYM75

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      Alvarez CYM75
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      Playability 70
      Sound 81
      Build quality 84
      Value for money 68
      Overall Score 78
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      • From Alvarez's 2019 Yairi series
      • Made in Japan
      • 6 strings
      • 25.591"'' scale
      • Flat Fretboard Radius
      • Solid AAA Western Red Cedar top
      • Solid East Indian Rosewood back
      • Solid East Indian Rosewood sides
      • Mahogany neck
      • Ebony fretboard
      • Bridge pickup: (/)
      • Rosewood bridge
      • Acoustic Alvarez Set neck
      • 19 Medium frets
      • Gotoh tuners
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      • 2 Prices - New from $2,499 >
      • From Alvarez's 2019 Yairi series
      • Made in Japan
      • 6 strings
      • 25.591"'' scale
      • Flat Fretboard Radius
      • Solid AAA Western Red Cedar top
      • Solid East Indian Rosewood back
      • Solid East Indian Rosewood sides
      • Mahogany neck
      • Ebony fretboard
      • Bridge pickup: (/)
      • Rosewood bridge
      • Acoustic Alvarez Set neck
      • 19 Medium frets
      • Gotoh tuners
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      Strengths & Weaknesses
      Alvarez CYM75
      • Made in Japan
      • Expensive Wood
      • Ivory Tusq Nut
      • Ivory Tusq Saddle
      • Solid Top Wood
      • Solid Side Wood
      • Solid Back Wood
      • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
      • No Locking Tuners
      • No Top Brand Pickups
      • No Electronics
      • No Compound Radius Fretboard
      • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
      • No Strap Lock

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      4. Alvarez CY75

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      Alvarez CY75
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      Playability 70
      Sound 79
      Build quality 79
      Value for money 71
      Overall Score 76
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      • 2 Prices - New from $1,649 >
      • From Alvarez's 2015 Yairi series
      • Made in Japan
      • 6 strings
      • 25.591"'' scale
      • Flat Fretboard Radius
      • Solid AA Western Red Cedar top
      • East Indian Rosewood back
      • East Indian Rosewood sides
      • One piece mahogany, 50/50 Semi gloss finish, Extended neck joint neck
      • Rosewood fretboard
      • Bridge pickup: (/)
      • Rosewood Direct Coupled bridge
      • Acoustic Alvarez Set neck
      • 19 Medium frets
      • Gotoh Gold tuners
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      • 2 Prices - New from $1,649 >
      • From Alvarez's 2015 Yairi series
      • Made in Japan
      • 6 strings
      • 25.591"'' scale
      • Flat Fretboard Radius
      • Solid AA Western Red Cedar top
      • East Indian Rosewood back
      • East Indian Rosewood sides
      • One piece mahogany, 50/50 Semi gloss finish, Extended neck joint neck
      • Rosewood fretboard
      • Bridge pickup: (/)
      • Rosewood Direct Coupled bridge
      • Acoustic Alvarez Set neck
      • 19 Medium frets
      • Gotoh Gold tuners
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      Strengths & Weaknesses
      Alvarez CY75
      • Made in Japan
      • Expensive Wood
      • Bone Nut
      • Bone Saddle
      • Solid Top Wood
      • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
      • No Locking Tuners
      • No Top Brand Pickups
      • No Electronics
      • Laminated Side Wood
      • Laminated Back Wood
      • No Compound Radius Fretboard
      • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
      • No Strap Lock

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      5. Alvarez CC7HCE

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      Alvarez CC7HCE
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      Playability 70
      Sound 86
      Build quality 72
      Value for money 81
      Overall Score 76
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      • From Alvarez's 2018 Cadiz series
      • Made in China
      • 6 strings
      • 25.984"'' scale
      • 14.96" Fretboard Radius
      • Solid AA Sitka Spruce top
      • Black Walnut back
      • Black Walnut sides
      • Mahogany Ebony Mahogany neck
      • Indian Laurel/Rosewood fretboard
      • Bridge pickup: LR Baggs StagePro EQ and Element Pick Up (Preamp/Active)
      • Bi-Level Indian Laurel/Rosewood bridge
      • Acoustic Alvarez Set neck
      • 22 Medium frets
      • Chrome with Ebony Style Buttons tuners
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      • From Alvarez's 2018 Cadiz series
      • Made in China
      • 6 strings
      • 25.984"'' scale
      • 14.96" Fretboard Radius
      • Solid AA Sitka Spruce top
      • Black Walnut back
      • Black Walnut sides
      • Mahogany Ebony Mahogany neck
      • Indian Laurel/Rosewood fretboard
      • Bridge pickup: LR Baggs StagePro EQ and Element Pick Up (Preamp/Active)
      • Bi-Level Indian Laurel/Rosewood bridge
      • Acoustic Alvarez Set neck
      • 22 Medium frets
      • Chrome with Ebony Style Buttons tuners
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      Strengths & Weaknesses
      Alvarez CC7HCE
      • Expensive Wood
      • Bone Nut
      • Top Brand Pickups
      • Electronics
      • Bone Saddle
      • Solid Top Wood
      • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
      • No Locking Tuners
      • Made in China
      • Laminated Side Wood
      • Laminated Back Wood
      • No Compound Radius Fretboard
      • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
      • No Strap Lock

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        6. Alvarez CC7HCEAR

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        Alvarez CC7HCEAR
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        Playability 70
        Sound 86
        Build quality 72
        Value for money 81
        Overall Score 76
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        • 1 Prices - New from $699.99 >
        • From Alvarez's 2018 Cadiz series
        • Made in China
        • 6 strings
        • 25.984"'' scale
        • Flat Fretboard Radius
        • Solid AA Sitka Spruce top
        • Black Walnut back
        • Black Walnut sides
        • Mahogany Ebony Mahogany neck
        • Indian Laurel/Rosewood fretboard
        • Bridge pickup: LR Baggs StagePro EQ and Element Pick Up (Preamp/Active)
        • Bi-Level Indian Laurel/Rosewood bridge
        • Acoustic Alvarez Set neck
        • 22 Medium frets
        • Chrome with Ebony Style Buttons tuners
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        Show all Specs
        • 1 Prices - New from $699.99 >
        • From Alvarez's 2018 Cadiz series
        • Made in China
        • 6 strings
        • 25.984"'' scale
        • Flat Fretboard Radius
        • Solid AA Sitka Spruce top
        • Black Walnut back
        • Black Walnut sides
        • Mahogany Ebony Mahogany neck
        • Indian Laurel/Rosewood fretboard
        • Bridge pickup: LR Baggs StagePro EQ and Element Pick Up (Preamp/Active)
        • Bi-Level Indian Laurel/Rosewood bridge
        • Acoustic Alvarez Set neck
        • 22 Medium frets
        • Chrome with Ebony Style Buttons tuners
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        Strengths & Weaknesses
        Alvarez CC7HCEAR
        • Expensive Wood
        • Bone Nut
        • Top Brand Pickups
        • Electronics
        • Bone Saddle
        • Solid Top Wood
        • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
        • No Locking Tuners
        • Made in China
        • Laminated Side Wood
        • Laminated Back Wood
        • No Compound Radius Fretboard
        • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
        • No Strap Lock

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        7. Alvarez AC65HCE

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        Alvarez AC65HCE
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        Playability 70
        Sound 86
        Build quality 72
        Value for money 81
        Overall Score 76
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        • From Alvarez's 2016 Artist series
        • Made in China
        • 6 strings
        • 25.591"'' scale
        • Flat Fretboard Radius
        • Solid A+ Western Red Cedar top
        • African Mahogany back
        • African Mahogany sides
        • Mahogany, 50/50 Semi gloss finish neck
        • Indian Laurel/Rosewood w/12th Fret Inlay fretboard
        • Bridge pickup: LR Baggs StagePro EQ and Element Pick Up (Preamp/Active)
        • Bi-Level Indian Laurel/Rosewood bridge
        • Acoustic Alvarez Set neck
        • 22 Medium frets
        • Chrome Open Gear Strip tuners
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        • 1 Prices - New from $519.99 >
        • From Alvarez's 2016 Artist series
        • Made in China
        • 6 strings
        • 25.591"'' scale
        • Flat Fretboard Radius
        • Solid A+ Western Red Cedar top
        • African Mahogany back
        • African Mahogany sides
        • Mahogany, 50/50 Semi gloss finish neck
        • Indian Laurel/Rosewood w/12th Fret Inlay fretboard
        • Bridge pickup: LR Baggs StagePro EQ and Element Pick Up (Preamp/Active)
        • Bi-Level Indian Laurel/Rosewood bridge
        • Acoustic Alvarez Set neck
        • 22 Medium frets
        • Chrome Open Gear Strip tuners
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        Strengths & Weaknesses
        Alvarez AC65HCE
        • Expensive Wood
        • Bone Nut
        • Top Brand Pickups
        • Electronics
        • Bone Saddle
        • Solid Top Wood
        • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
        • No Locking Tuners
        • Made in China
        • Laminated Side Wood
        • Laminated Back Wood
        • No Compound Radius Fretboard
        • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
        • No Strap Lock

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        8. Alvarez RS26N

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        Alvarez RS26N
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        Playability 85
        Sound 79
        Build quality 60
        Value for money 85
        Overall Score 75
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        • From Alvarez's 2021 Regent series
        • Made in China
        • 6 strings
        • 23.465"'' scale
        • 14.96" Fretboard Radius
        • Spruce top
        • African Mahogany back
        • African Mahogany sides
        • Mahogany neck
        • Techwood fretboard
        • Bridge pickup: (/)
        • Techwood bridge
        • Acoustic Alvarez Set neck
        • 20 Medium frets
        • Chrome Die Cast tuners
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        • From Alvarez's 2021 Regent series
        • Made in China
        • 6 strings
        • 23.465"'' scale
        • 14.96" Fretboard Radius
        • Spruce top
        • African Mahogany back
        • African Mahogany sides
        • Mahogany neck
        • Techwood fretboard
        • Bridge pickup: (/)
        • Techwood bridge
        • Acoustic Alvarez Set neck
        • 20 Medium frets
        • Chrome Die Cast tuners
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        Strengths & Weaknesses
        Alvarez RS26N
        • Expensive Wood
        • Synthetic Bone Nut
        • Synthetic Bone Saddle
        • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
        • No Locking Tuners
        • Made in China
        • No Top Brand Pickups
        • No Electronics
        • Laminated Top Wood
        • Laminated Side Wood
        • Laminated Back Wood
        • No Compound Radius Fretboard
        • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
        • No Strap Lock

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          9. Alvarez CF6CE

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          Alvarez CF6CE
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          Playability 70
          Sound 81
          Build quality 72
          Value for money 79
          Overall Score 74
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          • From Alvarez's 2022 Cadiz series
          • Made in China
          • 6 strings
          • 25.984"'' scale
          • Flat Fretboard Radius
          • Solid AA Sitka Spruce top
          • Cypress back
          • Cypress sides
          • Mahogany Ebony Mahogany neck
          • Indian Laurel/Rosewood fretboard
          • Bridge pickup: LR Baggs StagePro EQ and Element Pick Up (Preamp/Active)
          • Bi-Level Indian Laurel/Rosewood bridge
          • Acoustic Alvarez Set neck
          • 19 Medium frets
          • Chrome with Ebony Style Buttons tuners
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          • 1 Prices - New from $599.99 >
          • From Alvarez's 2022 Cadiz series
          • Made in China
          • 6 strings
          • 25.984"'' scale
          • Flat Fretboard Radius
          • Solid AA Sitka Spruce top
          • Cypress back
          • Cypress sides
          • Mahogany Ebony Mahogany neck
          • Indian Laurel/Rosewood fretboard
          • Bridge pickup: LR Baggs StagePro EQ and Element Pick Up (Preamp/Active)
          • Bi-Level Indian Laurel/Rosewood bridge
          • Acoustic Alvarez Set neck
          • 19 Medium frets
          • Chrome with Ebony Style Buttons tuners
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          Strengths & Weaknesses
          Alvarez CF6CE
          • Expensive Wood
          • Bone Nut
          • Top Brand Pickups
          • Electronics
          • Bone Saddle
          • Solid Top Wood
          • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
          • No Locking Tuners
          • Made in China
          • Laminated Side Wood
          • Laminated Back Wood
          • No Compound Radius Fretboard
          • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
          • No Strap Lock

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          10. Alvarez CC7CE

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          Alvarez CC7CE
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          Playability 70
          Sound 81
          Build quality 72
          Value for money 79
          Overall Score 74
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          • From Alvarez's 2022 Cadiz series
          • Made in China
          • 6 strings
          • 25.984"'' scale
          • Flat Fretboard Radius
          • Solid AA Sitka Spruce top
          • Black Walnut back
          • Black Walnut sides
          • Mahogany Ebony Mahogany neck
          • Indian Laurel/Rosewood fretboard
          • Bridge pickup: LR Baggs StagePro EQ and Element Pick Up (Preamp/Active)
          • Bi-Level Indian Laurel/Rosewood bridge
          • Acoustic Alvarez Set neck
          • 19 Medium frets
          • Chrome with Ebony Style Buttons tuners
          • See all specs and compare >
          Show all Specs
          • From Alvarez's 2022 Cadiz series
          • Made in China
          • 6 strings
          • 25.984"'' scale
          • Flat Fretboard Radius
          • Solid AA Sitka Spruce top
          • Black Walnut back
          • Black Walnut sides
          • Mahogany Ebony Mahogany neck
          • Indian Laurel/Rosewood fretboard
          • Bridge pickup: LR Baggs StagePro EQ and Element Pick Up (Preamp/Active)
          • Bi-Level Indian Laurel/Rosewood bridge
          • Acoustic Alvarez Set neck
          • 19 Medium frets
          • Chrome with Ebony Style Buttons tuners
          • See all specs and compare >
          Strengths & Weaknesses
          Alvarez CC7CE
          • Expensive Wood
          • Bone Nut
          • Top Brand Pickups
          • Electronics
          • Bone Saddle
          • Solid Top Wood
          • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
          • No Locking Tuners
          • Made in China
          • Laminated Side Wood
          • Laminated Back Wood
          • No Compound Radius Fretboard
          • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
          • No Strap Lock

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