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.
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.
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.
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
Korean-run nail salon in the strip mall known as Catalina Center.
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.
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.
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.
Moved to this location in 2014. Located just south of Koreatown proper.