A Guide to the Best Nail Salons in Montclair

It’s a Saturday afternoon, all the errands are done, and it’s finally time to wind down and relax – time for a manicure in Montclair. We’ve rounded up all of the best spots in Montclair to get your nails done — all broken down by price, brands available, and unique options that are sure to be #nailgoals. Read on for a list of nail salons in Montclair for that manicure + pedicure {and spa day, if you’re feeling fancy}.

Elite Nails + Spa {148 Valley Road, Unit A}

Elite Nails + Spa

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The bright and open space at Elite definitely sets the scene for an enjoyable manicure + pedicure in Montclair. There are discounted prices for combined services like a gel manicure and pedicure for $55 {normally $65}. The extensive selection of powder gel colors is also impressive. 

Jasmine Nails {122 Watchung Avenue}

Jasmine Nails

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Make an appointment for Mondays-Wednesdays for a jumpstart to the week and snag a discount for a manicure and pedicure for $35. Jasmine offers dip powders, matte finishes, and detailed designs keeping up with all the trends and making #nailinspo dreams a reality. 

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Jeeyune Nails + Spa {596 Bloomfield Avenue}

Jeeyune Nails + Spa

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While the manicures are great, the star at Jeeyune is the standard pedicure, except it’s anything but standard. For $35, customers have a choice of oil to be added to the foot soak, a scrub followed by an almond & honey rub, and finally, a hot stone massage. Be sure to make an appointment as the salon typically does not accept walk-ins.

Leeah Nails {404 Bloomfield Avenue}

Leeah Nails

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Book an appointment now and don’t miss out on the latest seasonal nail designs; think skeletons and pumpkins for Halloween or stars and strips for July 4th. Leeah also offers Gel-X for $70, which is a soft gel extension that cures on natural nails and lasts anywhere from 3-4 weeks.  

Nail Fitness {461 Bloomfield Avenue}

Tina and the ladies of Nail Fitness are up-to-date on all the nail art and color trends, so feel confident to request the design from that Pinterest post. At Nail Fitness, top name brands like OPI and Essie are no problem to find. It’s recommended to either call ahead or make an appointment when in a rush or aren’t looking to wait too long. Gel manicures and pedicures both start at $40.

Nails + Body Work {334 N. Fullerton Avenue}

Nails + Body Work

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Can’t go wrong with a classic mani-pedi, especially when it comes with a massage at the end. At Nails and Body Work, customers can also enjoy facials, microdermabrasion, and eyelash extensions. This salon has been serving Montclair for over 15 years, it should come as no surprise it is a favorite in town. 

New 2000 Nails {611 Bloomfield Avenue}

New 2000 Nails

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It would be hard not to swoon over the New 2000 Nails Instagram feed. There is plenty of inspiration and creativity to go around. Go for the simple gel manicure or opt for the new Gel-X soft extensions for a longer-lasting look, starting at $90. The salon also has facial and body waxing. 

New Montclair Nail + Spa {570 Bloomfield Avenue}

New Montclair Nail + Spa

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The staff is super accommodating at New Montclair Nail & Spa, taking walk-ins and paying close attention to make sure they are providing the ultimate experience for clients. The prices here are similar to what you will find at other nail salons in Montclair, $38 for a gel manicure and $30 for a pedicure and there are services such as massages and waxing, which makes this salon a perfect place for parties and special events. 

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Polished {190A Bloomfield Avenue}


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The nail technicians at Polished know how to get it right. Choose from a large selection of SNS or gel colors and designs, and be on the lookout for weekly deals. Mondays-Wednesdays there are discounted prices for gel manicures and spa pedicures, $30 for each. 

Nails of Utopia {199 Bellevue Avenue, Unit B}

Not much a clean and cozy salon and a wall full of colors can’t fix. That’s exactly what you’ll find at this Upper Montclair establishment where customers rave about the service and manicures at Nails of Utopia. Become a member and receive exclusive discounts at the salon.  

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Gabriela grew up in Bergen County and moved to the Montclair area in 2016 in search of new experiences. She fell in love with the restaurant scene and stayed for the diversity, culture, and entrepreneurial spirit. Outside of her 9-5 as a Construction Operations Manager in Manhattan, you can find her enjoying meals at all her favorite restaurants, jamming out during Nine-Deeez-Nite at Just Jakes, or sitting outside Amanti Vino sipping wine with friends.