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Ten Cheap (But Good!) Nail Salons to Hit Up in Miami

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The right price, a no-chip finish and attention to detail are essential, but so is a serious selection of polish. Why even consider somewhere that doesn't have the latest OPI and Essie collections on display? If you're looking to switch up your weekly primping routine, look no further than these ten cheap nail salons that have seriously nailed it.

You know the drill. Our map is arranged from north to south, so be careful not to think we've scattered them from best to better. Oh, and no manicure and pedicure on our list runs over $40. Click through to check out our map, and let us know what your favorites are in the comments below or via email.


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1. Nailbar & Beauty Lounge

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3301 NE 1st Ave
Miami, FL 33137
(305) 514-0305
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If you’ve gotten used to the dingy and subpar conditions associated with a cheap mani, step up your game and check out NailBar and Beauty Lounge in Midtown. The beautiful, chic, modern all white space is really a step above the rest, and you aren’t paying an arm and a leg for it either. The $40 express mani/pedi is the most economical decision, but you can upgrade from there. There's also an added perk for all you eco-consious girls: Zoya all natural polish! [Photo]

2. Harmony Salon

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2512 Biscayne Boulevard
Miami, FL 33137
(305) 576-1551
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At some cheap manicure and pedicure places you can walk in and get a mediocre, but well priced polish. This is not so at Harmony Salon. Call in advance and make an appointment but leave with nails that should have cost you more than $25. Regulars know to sign up for their weekly email blast where they tip you off to special offers. [Photo]

3. Love Nails

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1679 Alton Rd
Miami Beach, FL 33139
(305) 397-8768
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The cheapest mani and pedi is $40, which is a bit above the mainland standard. Then again, it’s Miami Beach so that’s to be expected. Check out their great website and browse the many available options. Unlike some of the cheaper salons, Love Nails offers a full menu of massage options too. Go ahead- indulge a bit! [Photo]

4. Nailed Miami

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826 Collins Ave Ste B
Miami Beach, FL 33139
(305) 534-0330
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This clean and modern nail salon in South Beach is the perfect place to stop in if you’re invited to an ultra-chic event on the beach and you’ve been running errands all day. Pop in, get The Quickie and you’ll be good to go. [Photo]

5. NailHouse of Brickell

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75 Southeast 6th Street #104
Miami, FL 33131
(305) 921-4084
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Amidst the high end hotel spas and glam- if not over priced- salons in Brickell is NailHouse. Want to go all the way? Go for the signature chocolate foot scrub or simply add the foot scrub for a little extra something special. If you’re sticking to the regular mani and pedi routine, they’ll still treat you to a hot towel and moisturizing. Best part? You can tip on your card! [Photo]

6. Neo Nails

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426 Southwest 8th Street
Miami, FL 33130
(786) 362-5809
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Champagne or white wine with your inexpensive mani and pedi? Need we say more? Located in The Roads, Neo Nails is at a convenient crossroads of neighborhoods and does a stellar job at a very fair price. [Photo]

7. Jc nails

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625 Southwest 57th Avenue
Miami, FL 33144
(305) 265-0204
If you like people watching with your 4:30 mani and pedi, this is the place. Right on 57th Avenue in the cross-section of Miami proper, this little salon represents just how diverse this city can be. Eavesdrop on the Vietnamese girls chatting, catch the Cuban "chisme" and get the scoop on all the regular drama of the Miami high school set. Cindy, the owner, has a culty following, so try and snag a mani with her. [Photo]

8. BNT Nail Salon

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137 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134
(305) 569-7415
A cheap and chip-less mani in Coral Gables isn’t easy to find and if splurging at the Biltmore isn’t in your cards for this week’s touch up, try BNT Nails in Downtown Coral Gables. This is run-of-the-mill nail salon almost never has a wait and has a very noteworthy collection of gel nail polish colors available. [Photo]

9. DK Nails

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5712 Sunset Drive
South Miami, FL 33143
(305) 662-7650
Just across the street from Sunset Place is a nail salon with a steady set of regulars ranging from post Bar Method moms to sorority girls from UM. Pop in as a walk-in and you won’t usually have to wait. After your mani and pedi. ask about the eyelash application which is done expertly, cheaply, with a steady hand and looks super natural. [Photo]

10. Somi Nails

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7301 Southwest 57th Court
South Miami, FL 33143
(305) 661-5566
Regulars at this South Miami Spot swear that the hand massage lasts longer that anywhere else. If you’re the type that looks forward to this part of the routine, look no further than this $30 manicure and pedicure place. [Photo]

1. Nailbar & Beauty Lounge

3301 NE 1st Ave, Miami, FL 33137
If you’ve gotten used to the dingy and subpar conditions associated with a cheap mani, step up your game and check out NailBar and Beauty Lounge in Midtown. The beautiful, chic, modern all white space is really a step above the rest, and you aren’t paying an arm and a leg for it either. The $40 express mani/pedi is the most economical decision, but you can upgrade from there. There's also an added perk for all you eco-consious girls: Zoya all natural polish! [Photo]
3301 NE 1st Ave
Miami, FL 33137

2. Harmony Salon

2512 Biscayne Boulevard, Miami, FL 33137
At some cheap manicure and pedicure places you can walk in and get a mediocre, but well priced polish. This is not so at Harmony Salon. Call in advance and make an appointment but leave with nails that should have cost you more than $25. Regulars know to sign up for their weekly email blast where they tip you off to special offers. [Photo]
2512 Biscayne Boulevard
Miami, FL 33137

3. Love Nails

1679 Alton Rd, Miami Beach, FL 33139
The cheapest mani and pedi is $40, which is a bit above the mainland standard. Then again, it’s Miami Beach so that’s to be expected. Check out their great website and browse the many available options. Unlike some of the cheaper salons, Love Nails offers a full menu of massage options too. Go ahead- indulge a bit! [Photo]
1679 Alton Rd
Miami Beach, FL 33139

4. Nailed Miami

826 Collins Ave Ste B, Miami Beach, FL 33139
This clean and modern nail salon in South Beach is the perfect place to stop in if you’re invited to an ultra-chic event on the beach and you’ve been running errands all day. Pop in, get The Quickie and you’ll be good to go. [Photo]
826 Collins Ave Ste B
Miami Beach, FL 33139

5. NailHouse of Brickell

75 Southeast 6th Street #104, Miami, FL 33131
Amidst the high end hotel spas and glam- if not over priced- salons in Brickell is NailHouse. Want to go all the way? Go for the signature chocolate foot scrub or simply add the foot scrub for a little extra something special. If you’re sticking to the regular mani and pedi routine, they’ll still treat you to a hot towel and moisturizing. Best part? You can tip on your card! [Photo]
75 Southeast 6th Street #104
Miami, FL 33131

6. Neo Nails

426 Southwest 8th Street, Miami, FL 33130
Champagne or white wine with your inexpensive mani and pedi? Need we say more? Located in The Roads, Neo Nails is at a convenient crossroads of neighborhoods and does a stellar job at a very fair price. [Photo]
426 Southwest 8th Street
Miami, FL 33130

7. Jc nails

625 Southwest 57th Avenue, Miami, FL 33144
If you like people watching with your 4:30 mani and pedi, this is the place. Right on 57th Avenue in the cross-section of Miami proper, this little salon represents just how diverse this city can be. Eavesdrop on the Vietnamese girls chatting, catch the Cuban "chisme" and get the scoop on all the regular drama of the Miami high school set. Cindy, the owner, has a culty following, so try and snag a mani with her. [Photo]
625 Southwest 57th Avenue
Miami, FL 33144

8. BNT Nail Salon

137 Aragon Ave, Coral Gables, FL 33134
A cheap and chip-less mani in Coral Gables isn’t easy to find and if splurging at the Biltmore isn’t in your cards for this week’s touch up, try BNT Nails in Downtown Coral Gables. This is run-of-the-mill nail salon almost never has a wait and has a very noteworthy collection of gel nail polish colors available. [Photo]
137 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134

9. DK Nails

5712 Sunset Drive, South Miami, FL 33143
Just across the street from Sunset Place is a nail salon with a steady set of regulars ranging from post Bar Method moms to sorority girls from UM. Pop in as a walk-in and you won’t usually have to wait. After your mani and pedi. ask about the eyelash application which is done expertly, cheaply, with a steady hand and looks super natural. [Photo]
5712 Sunset Drive
South Miami, FL 33143

10. Somi Nails

7301 Southwest 57th Court, South Miami, FL 33143
Regulars at this South Miami Spot swear that the hand massage lasts longer that anywhere else. If you’re the type that looks forward to this part of the routine, look no further than this $30 manicure and pedicure place. [Photo]
7301 Southwest 57th Court
South Miami, FL 33143