Best Pedicure in Boston


Aer NailBar


It’s a relief to find a nail salon run by a family that cares about its customers and its employees. At this cheery all-white storefront, you’ll find autoclaved tools, bath…Read More

2014 Best Pedicure



Some pedicures are utilitarian—file, buff, polish, and out the door in 30 minutes or less. Bliss’s glam foot treatments are anything but. Want to watch your favorite show (headphones provided)…Read More

2013 Best Pedicure



This was a winner in our 2013 Best of Boston Readers’ Poll. See all the 2013 winners…Read More

2013 Best Pedicure

Jeanne Lee


Jeanne Lee doesn’t shy away from problem toes—no, she specializes in them, taking the time to rigorously cleanse, file, buff, exfoliate, and massage before unscrewing the cap to your desired…Read More

2012 Best Pedicure

Jeanne Salon


We brought our feet to Jeanne Lee’s no-frills salon after a long winter of neglect. Without a drop of judgment, Lee whipped our rough nails into sandal shape and smoothed…Read More

2011 Best Pedicure



The foot treatments here are as good for your head as they are for your toes. Grab a magazine and settle into one of two elevated pedicure stations. Then your…Read More

2010 Best Pedicure

Emerge Spa and Salon


For those who go regularly to get buffed, the occasional cheap pedicure will do. For the rest of us, with our callused heels, blistered toes, and chipped polish, the Emerge…Read More

2009 Best Pedicure

Shayna Shirazi


Meet the sweet-as-pie Shirazi and you might assume she’s merely another perfectly nice toe polisher. How wrong you’d be: This woman whips feet into the best shape of their lives….Read More

2008 Best Pedicure

Rose Pagliarulo, the Loft


Your tootsies will be in tip-top flip-flop shape for weeks after a visit to Pagliarulo, whose secret weapons include a custom-made ‘sander’ (used once, then tossed) and just the right…Read More

2007 Best Pedicure

Jeanne Lee, Salon Trio


Whether they’ve been subjected to abuse-by-peep-toe-stiletto or simply abuse-by-pavement-pounding, city feet are often sad little appendages in desperate need of attention and pampering. Bolstered by a background in Chinese reflexology,…Read More

2006 Best Pedicure

Marina Kan, Bella Sante


We used to prefer our pedicures short and sweet. But after just one Bella Foot Facial with Marina Kan, we’ve grown more than happy to linger. What’s not to love…Read More

2005 Best Pedicure

Victoria Turovsky, Blü Salon


We’re not kind to our feet. We shove them into toe-squishing shoes, pound them on rough pavement, and expose them to God knows what in the locker- room shower. Not…Read More

2004 Best Pedicure

Claudia Grimaud, Jardin Day Spa


Few pedicures truly exfoliate tired, rough feet; even fewer actually redeem them. The capable hands of Claudia Grimaud can do both. The kindly, experienced Brazilian has earned a justifiably devoted…Read More

2003 Best Pedicure

Claudia Grimaud, Jardin Day Spa


There are pedicures, and then there are pedicures. One changes the color of your toenails; the other actually changes the way your feet feel on your body. It’s the second…Read More

2002 Best Pedicure, South

Bruce Fisher Hair & Color Group


Trend-conscious salons are often impossible to relax in. But Bruce Fisher manages to produce an energy that’s at once hip and mellow—all the better for sitting back and indulging in…Read More

2002 Best Pedicure

Daryl Christopher


From the second your big toe hits the steamy peppermint, rosemary, and lavender foot bath to the final drop of clear topcoat, Daryl Christopher’s signature pedicure is pure nirvana. The…Read More

2001 Best Pedicure

Giuliano Day Spa


It’s too bad this full-service salon doesn’t include a hotel, because after a 50-minute pedicure, the last thing you’ll want to do is pull on a pair of heels and…Read More

2000 Best Pedicure, City

Bella, Equinox


Bella has an all-business attitude when it comes to cleaning up your feet, to be sure. Who else in town will spend a full 45 minutes filing, buffing, and pampering…Read More

2000 Best Pedicure, Suburban


Chestnut Hill

No foot is too foul for Lisa, Gretchen, and Valerie, the pedicurists at Grettacole. In their expert hands, your calluses disappear and your toenails are topped with the latest fashionable…Read More

1999 Best Pedicure

Victoria Turovsky, City Salon


Victoria will take feet that haven’t seen a good file in a year and make them clean, soft, and sandal-ready. In her cozy room in the back of the salon,…Read More

1998 Best Pedicure

Candela Laserspa


The decor is a little confusing— hints of Zen interspersed with furnishings from the Starship Enterprise— but no complaints here. The high-tech pedicure chairs with built-in massager (you control the…Read More

1997 Best Pedicure

Victoria Turovsky


She will work around a hair appointment, filing and pumicing feet to a glow while you enjoy a deep hair conditioning; she will also advise you on suitable shades of…Read More

1994 Best Pedicure



Surrender your soles to Kathy for a luxurious and relaxing pampering. One of her secrets: she wraps your toes in saran before you slip on your shoes so as not…Read More

1993 Best Pedicure

30 Newbury


Forty-five minutes of indulgence—including a sudsy, warm whirlpool bath—is the perfect end to a foot-wearying day of pounding the pavement on Newbury Street…Read More

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