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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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1. Enjoy Nail Spa

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148 E 28th St
New York, NY 10016
(212) 213-5688
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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.

2. Chelsea Nails

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100 West 23rd Street
New York, NY 10011
(212) 924-6245
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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.

3. Elegant Nails & Spa

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373 6th Avenue
New York, NY 10014
(212) 206-0688
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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]

4. Top Beauty Spa

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192 2nd Ave
New York, NY 10003
(212) 228-3002
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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]

5. Beauty and Cutie Nails

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424 E 14th St
New York, NY 10009
(212) 388-1299
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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]

6. Pure Nail Salon

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927 Fulton Street
Brooklyn, NY 11238
(718) 638-6394
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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]

7. D'Beaute Beauty Boutique

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535A 6th Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11215
(718) 499-4888
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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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1. Enjoy Nail Spa

148 E 28th St, New York, NY 10016
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.
148 E 28th St
New York, NY 10016

2. Chelsea Nails

100 West 23rd Street, New York, NY 10011
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.
100 West 23rd Street
New York, NY 10011

3. Elegant Nails & Spa

373 6th Avenue, New York, NY 10014
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]
373 6th Avenue
New York, NY 10014

4. Top Beauty Spa

192 2nd Ave, New York, NY 10003
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]
192 2nd Ave
New York, NY 10003

5. Beauty and Cutie Nails

424 E 14th St, New York, NY 10009
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]
424 E 14th St
New York, NY 10009

6. Pure Nail Salon

927 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY 11238
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]
927 Fulton Street
Brooklyn, NY 11238

7. D'Beaute Beauty Boutique

535A 6th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11215
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]
535A 6th Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11215