Portland's top 5 nail salons, ranked

09 November 2019
Exciting Nails & Spa

Exciting Nails & Spa | Photo: Allison C./Yelp

Looking to check out the best nail salons in town?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top nail salons in Portland, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to venture next time you're in the market for nail salons.

Fall is the top season of the year for consumer spending at health and beauty businesses across the Portland area, according to data on local business transactions from Womply, a provider of reputation management and email automation for small businesses. The average amount spent per customer transaction at Portland-area health and beauty businesses grew to $47 for the metro area in the fall of last year, 2% higher than the average for the rest of the year.

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1. Exciting Nails & Spa

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First on the list is Exciting Nails & Spa. Located at 295 Forest Ave. in Oakdale, the nail salon is the highest-rated nail salon in Portland, boasting 4.5 stars out of 59 reviews on Yelp.

2. Oasis Nails And Spa

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Next up is Oakdale's Oasis Nails and Spa, situated at 415 Forest Ave. With 4.5 stars out of 30 reviews on Yelp, the nail salon, massage and skincare spot has proven to be a local favorite.

3. Apsara Nails

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East Deering's Apsara Nails, located at 500 Washington Ave., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the nail salon 4.5 stars out of 26 reviews.

4. Akari

Photo: Akari/Yelp

Akari, a nail salon, hair salon and medical spa, is another go-to, with four stars out of 30 Yelp reviews. Head over to 193 Middle St. to see for yourself.

5. Portland Nails

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Finally, there's Portland Nails, a Deering Center favorite with 4.5 stars out of 12 reviews. Stop by 710 Forest Ave. to hit up the next time you're looking to pamper yourself.


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