Wondering where to find the best nail salons near you?
Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best affordable nail salons in Portland, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to venture when cravings strike.
1. Apsara Nails
Topping the list is Apsara Nails. Located at 500 Washington Ave. in East Deering, the nail salon is the highest-rated affordable nail salon in Portland, boasting 4.5 stars out of 27 reviews on Yelp.
Whitneigh K. noted, "Hidden gem. Have had gel manicures and regular pedicures twice at this salon. Prices are reasonable and service is commendable."
2. Exciting Nails & Spa
Next up is Oakdale's Exciting Nails & Spa, situated at 295 Forest Ave. With 4.5 stars out of 59 reviews on Yelp, the nail salon has proven to be a local favorite for those looking for a cheap option.
Sara L. noted, "The staff was so nice and professional. I got a foot and leg massage. I got a shellac manicure and they took their time to make it perfect. The color selection was excellent, and included regular and gel colors. The space was clean, bright and inviting. Great chairs with excellent massage capabilities."
3. Happy Nail
Valley Street's Happy Nail, located at 294 St. John St., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the cheap nail salon four stars out of 17 reviews.
Yelper Lauren P, who reviewed Happy Nail on September 24, wrote, "Great salon for when you're in a pinch and just need to get your nails done. I got a gel manicure and it was one of the first gel manicures I've had where the gel wasn't bulked on thick. My friend got dip power nails, which came out beautifully. The prices are very reasonable."