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Cha-Ching: Seven Local Nails Salons For Cheap Pedicures

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Let's be real for a second: your cute little pedicured toes that you got in a cute little pedicure salon are going to get un-cute pretty quick. Because when you pay $40 for a pedi, are you really taking into account that you're going to be walking on New York City sidewalks in open-toe shoes?

After the jump, we've rounded up ten nail salons where you can get a pedicure for the price of a higher-end sandwich, or a two drinks at happy hour. Or a mani-pedi special for the price of four drinks at happy hour. If we left of your favorite place—and you're willing to share—let us know in the comments below.


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Enjoy Nail Spa

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This Kip's Bay salon has a devoted fan following, and a reputation for being both efficient and crowded. One reviewer on Yelp noted, "Call ahead. I'll say it again: call ahead. Enjoy Nail Spa is my favorite $20 mani-pedi place, but I am not the only one who favorsit." A pedicure here is $15, and a mani-pedi is $20.

Chelsea Nails

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Amid the chic, expensive digs of Chelsea, this is a cheap standout. A pedicure here will run you $17, while a mani-pedi is $25.

Elegant Nails & Spa

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As the name suggests, the venue for this particular salon is a bit more upscale, with a more spacious and mellow atmosphere. A fan on Yelp said, "I've been to Elegant Nails about 20 times since moving in to my apartment in this neighborhood 6 months ago and always had a great experience!" A pedicure is $22 and a mani-pedi will run you $24.99. If you're a student, you can get a special mani-pedi rate of $21.99. [Photo Credit]

Top Beauty Spa

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This salon borders Stuy Town in the East Village, and is fast and clean despite its small storefront. A pedi is $20, and a mani-pedi is $24. [Photo Credit]

Beauty and Cutie Nails

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Another East Village spot, this is small salon features a wide range of polish options from Essie and O.P.I. and—added advantage—they take cards with no minimum. A pedicure here is $18, and a mani-pedi is $23. [Photo Credit]

Pure Nail Salon

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This Clinton Hill spot is great go-to for a quick pedi, with the added advantage of a healthier space thanks to the salon's strict no-acrylics policy. A pedi here is $14, and a mani-pedi is $17. [Photo Credit]

D'Beaute Beauty Boutique

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This Park Slope spot is notable for its cute and comfy atmosphere, and for the deluxe "Milk and Honey" pedicure (it's the real deal). A pedi here is $15, though a mani-pedi runs a steep at $41.99. [Photo Credit]

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Enjoy Nail Spa

This Kip's Bay salon has a devoted fan following, and a reputation for being both efficient and crowded. One reviewer on Yelp noted, "Call ahead. I'll say it again: call ahead. Enjoy Nail Spa is my favorite $20 mani-pedi place, but I am not the only one who favorsit." A pedicure here is $15, and a mani-pedi is $20.

Chelsea Nails

Amid the chic, expensive digs of Chelsea, this is a cheap standout. A pedicure here will run you $17, while a mani-pedi is $25.

Elegant Nails & Spa

As the name suggests, the venue for this particular salon is a bit more upscale, with a more spacious and mellow atmosphere. A fan on Yelp said, "I've been to Elegant Nails about 20 times since moving in to my apartment in this neighborhood 6 months ago and always had a great experience!" A pedicure is $22 and a mani-pedi will run you $24.99. If you're a student, you can get a special mani-pedi rate of $21.99. [Photo Credit]

Top Beauty Spa

This salon borders Stuy Town in the East Village, and is fast and clean despite its small storefront. A pedi is $20, and a mani-pedi is $24. [Photo Credit]

Beauty and Cutie Nails

Another East Village spot, this is small salon features a wide range of polish options from Essie and O.P.I. and—added advantage—they take cards with no minimum. A pedicure here is $18, and a mani-pedi is $23. [Photo Credit]

Pure Nail Salon

This Clinton Hill spot is great go-to for a quick pedi, with the added advantage of a healthier space thanks to the salon's strict no-acrylics policy. A pedi here is $14, and a mani-pedi is $17. [Photo Credit]

D'Beaute Beauty Boutique

This Park Slope spot is notable for its cute and comfy atmosphere, and for the deluxe "Milk and Honey" pedicure (it's the real deal). A pedi here is $15, though a mani-pedi runs a steep at $41.99. [Photo Credit]