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Where to Get a Quality Manicure for Cheap in Washington D.C.

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This round-up of manicures spots is for the days when your wallet wins out over the desire for any pampering. Starting at just $12, here are 12 inexpensive manicure salons from Georgetown to Logan Circle to Capitol Hill and in between. They all have a strong rep for making your digits look beautiful for not much more than lunch at say, Sweetgreen. Missed your favorite? We want to hear it, so leave a note in the comments.


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V Nails and Spa

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Basic manicure $15 Why to Visit Thorough, long-lasting manicures, and it's convenient to Columbia Heights metro. [Image]

Joy's Spa

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Basic manicure $20 Why to Visit This place racks up Reader's Choice awards from the Washington City Paper. [Image]

Enchanted Nails and Spa

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Basic manicure $14 cash, $16 credit Why to Visit Tons of chairs, friendly service, and E! News on loop when we visited. [Image]

Shangri-La Day Spa

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Basic manicure $13 cash Why to Visit A go-to manicures on U Street, with a light-filled studio. [Image]

Qwest Nails

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Basic manicure $15 Why to Visit Qwest has a huge fanbase and a second location on K Street. [Image]

Mimosa Salon and Spa

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Basic manicure $14 Why to Visit Besides having a mimosa deal, this Dupont institution stays up really late — the salon closes at 11. [Image]

Vicky's Nails

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Basic manicure $15 Why to Visit Cute location and a great deal for pricey Georgetown. [Image]

Blu Nails

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Basic manicure $15 Why to Visit Because you have an hour and a half to kill before getting into that trendy restaurant on 14th Street. [Image]

Red Sun Nails

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Basic manicure $12 Why to Visit Efficient and painstaking manicures at a rock bottom price. [Image]

Patsy's Nail Bar

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Basic manicure $24 Why to Visit A little pricier, but they offer formaldehyde-free products like Zoya nail polish. [Image]

Walgreens

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Basic manicure $12 Why to Visit For the novelty of a manicure station in a drug store, and surprisingly great manis. [Image]

Capitol Nail Salon

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Basic manicure $17 Why to Visit This place has devoted fans on the Hill for cheap and reliable manicures. [Image]

V Nails and Spa

Basic manicure $15 Why to Visit Thorough, long-lasting manicures, and it's convenient to Columbia Heights metro. [Image]

Joy's Spa

Basic manicure $20 Why to Visit This place racks up Reader's Choice awards from the Washington City Paper. [Image]

Enchanted Nails and Spa

Basic manicure $14 cash, $16 credit Why to Visit Tons of chairs, friendly service, and E! News on loop when we visited. [Image]

Shangri-La Day Spa

Basic manicure $13 cash Why to Visit A go-to manicures on U Street, with a light-filled studio. [Image]

Qwest Nails

Basic manicure $15 Why to Visit Qwest has a huge fanbase and a second location on K Street. [Image]

Mimosa Salon and Spa

Basic manicure $14 Why to Visit Besides having a mimosa deal, this Dupont institution stays up really late — the salon closes at 11. [Image]

Vicky's Nails

Basic manicure $15 Why to Visit Cute location and a great deal for pricey Georgetown. [Image]

Blu Nails

Basic manicure $15 Why to Visit Because you have an hour and a half to kill before getting into that trendy restaurant on 14th Street. [Image]

Red Sun Nails

Basic manicure $12 Why to Visit Efficient and painstaking manicures at a rock bottom price. [Image]

Patsy's Nail Bar

Basic manicure $24 Why to Visit A little pricier, but they offer formaldehyde-free products like Zoya nail polish. [Image]

Walgreens

Basic manicure $12 Why to Visit For the novelty of a manicure station in a drug store, and surprisingly great manis. [Image]

Capitol Nail Salon

Basic manicure $17 Why to Visit This place has devoted fans on the Hill for cheap and reliable manicures. [Image]