Cattle call. That's what this place reminds me of. I tried this place out on the recommendation of a friend and have since gone there a few times, always bringing in new people. I get manis and pedis here, as they seem to do a good job...the quality is great. I've been a little concerned over their sanitary practices, however. I noticed a lack of sterilization of instruments used after a pedi other than rinsing in the SAME basin as my feet were still soaking in it, followed by a quick towel dry and storage of the tools. I wasn't surprised over the KDVR news report in giving this place a "F" regarding multiple violations found by the health dept. I now have mixed feelings about continuing to go there though. It was irritating that staff would interrupt one another when receiving services. More disturbing was when I listened in on a male staff member who seemingly appeared to be either an owner or manager, talk very negatively about a client sitting right behind him. He obviously underestimated a client's ability to understand Vietnamese! Rather than divulging this, I find it more interesting to listen in like a fly on the wall and continue coming across as the "stupid white lady".
I have been looking for the right combination of superb work, friendly service, & great prices in a nail salon. Rose Nails in Aurora, CO fit each category very nicely! You are greeted warmly upon arrival, & treated the same throughout your time there. Kim gives me the absolute BEST pedicure I have ever experienced. I work on my feet long hours, & thus have serious ingrown toenails / callouses. Kim takes care of these issues thoroughly, yet as gently as possible. She gives a wonderful foot massage each time. Prices are very fair. Tami, the owner, is just great as well.. These ladies convey true customer service & hospitality. Very occasionally there might be brief mention of other services offered, but never a "hard-sell" atmosphere -- which is why I stopped frequenting another salon. I look forward to seeing Tami & Kim...I believe you will also.
I usually go to a place on Colorado Blvd. and was hesitant about trying this place after reading all the negative reviews, but because this was the only place I could find open after 7pm on the night before my trip, I tried it out and was very pleased. It is a family-owned salon, and I received a pedi from the daughter and the mani from the mother. Both were friendly and did a beautiful and meticulous job. The services took a bit longer than usual, but I was in no rush and was okay with that. In fact, I felt like I was getting more for my money because of their attention to detail and thorough job. And I love that there's a place near me that's open until later. :)