Wilshire Nails

Address: 3420 W Olympic Blvd 90019
Phone Number: (323) 373-0361

Vietnamese-run nail salon formerly in the building next to Madang Courtyard. (The building was bought out by actress Han Ye-seul for her Caffe Bene franchise.) Wilshire Nails moved to its Olympic & Gramercy location just west of Koreatown proper in early 2012. Usually open six days a week, Monday to Saturday, 11:00 am to 6:00 pm. Really cheap $8 manicures.

Marie Nails at the Plaza

Address: 928 S Western Ave 90006
Phone Number: (213) 388-3227

Part of a popular Japanese franchise, this nail salon inside Koreatown Plaza is always booked solid weeks in advance. Manicures $10. Pedicures $20. CalGel $35. Credit cards accepted only for $50 or more. Has gift certificates.

Nail Korea

Address: 3311 W 6th St 90020
Phone Number: (213) 383-4499

Korean-run nail salon. Current prices are $25 for a regular pedicure and $25 for a gel manicure. Subject to change. Open seven days a week, 11:00 am – 7:00 pm.

Sugar Nail Salon – 6th Street

Address: 3407 W 6th St 90020
Phone Number: (213) 389-3235

Korean-run nail salon on 6th Street. Services include manicures, pedicures, facials, waxing, and lash extensions. Monday – Saturday: 10:00 am – 9:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am – 7:00 pm Same owner opened another Sugar Nail branch that opened on Wilshire in 2014. There is a third “Sugar Nail” (same owner) on Melrose near Fairfax, well outside of Koreatown’s borders. 323-852-0045

Red Polish

Address: 3324 W 6th St 90020
Phone Number: (213) 387-1777

Korean-run nail salon in the strip mall known as Catalina Center.

O'Nails Salon: Wilshire & Vermont

O Nails

Address: 3183 Wilshire Blvd 90010
Phone Number: (213) 382-3455

Nail salon at the Wilshire Vermont Metro subway station. Offers waxing services. Hours: 11:00 am – 7:00 pm Known for being derisive of non-Asian customers.

Nail Art

Address: 3324 W 6th St 90020
Phone Number: (323) 202-6311

Open seven days a week, 10:30 am – 6:00 pm. Located in the strip mall known as Catalina Center, on the southeast corner of 6th & Catalina.

Nabi Nail

Address: 2781 W Olympic Blvd 90006
Phone Number: (213) 915-7119

Highly rated for nail designs. Does gel manicures. A plain manicure is $15. Cash only. No credit cards. “Nabi” is the Korean word for “butterfly.” Located inside the “Hair by Choon Hee” salon. Open 10:00 am – 7:30 pm on most days. Closed on Sunday.

Nail + Nail & Waxing

Address: 1101 S Vermont Ave 90006
Phone Number: (213) 703-1005

Moved to this location in 2014. Located just south of Koreatown proper.

In 2010, the Los Angeles City Council formally declared Koreatown's borders as Western Avenue, Olympic Boulevard, Vermont Avenue, and 3rd Street, with a business corridor on Western from 3rd to Rosewood Avenue.