Laurels
Best Tattoo Artists
in Anaheim
2017

Why These Tattoo Artists?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored tattoo artists on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analysed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best tattoo artists in Anaheim, CA.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 2. Credibility

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 4. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Action Tattoo

Action Tattoo offers quality tattoo work for Orange County and surrounding areas. They have more than a decade of experience in the business providing quality tattoo work. They pride themselves on the safe, clean, and friendly environment. Their services include the creation of custom designs, bringing customer designs to life, and providing a wide selection of designs. Each artist has at least five years of experience tattooing. They use single-use needles for every tattoo for maximum cleanliness.

Yorba Linda, CA(714) 693-5536

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Alchemy Tattoo

Alchemy Tattoo provides custom tattoos for the Los Angeles area. The team of three talented artists specializes in traditional style tattoos. However, they are skilled in a broad range of styles. The shop has a 4.8-star rating on Facebook with customers complimenting the cleanly studio, friendly staff, and talented artists. They accept both appointments and walk-ins.

Los Angeles, CA(323) 666-1313

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All Hallow's Ink Tattoo

All Hallow’s Ink is a Fullerton-based tattoo parlor with more than a decade of experience in the business. The full-service shop offers a wide range of tattoo styles, body piercing, a large selection of body jewelry, a full collection of Sullen Clothing, and custom art. The shop is owned and operated by Randy Harris, an award-winning tattoo artist with nearly two decades of experience. The body piercing staff is trained in Blood borne Pathogen Prevention and Infection Control.

Fullerton, CA(714) 871-3035

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Big Buddha Tattoos

Big Buddha Tattoos is a Fullerton-based shop providing tattoo work. They provide color tattoos, black and gray, finishing previously started work, and cover-up work. They also have a full-service body piercing studio with sterile, state-of-the-art instruments and a large selection of body jewelry. Customers can also enjoy the vape lounge and e-juice bar. The shop has a 4.6-star rating on Facebook and a 5-star rating on Yelp.

Fullerton, CA(714) 871-9901

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Black Umbrella Tattoo and Art Gallery

Black Umbrella is a tattoo parlor and art gallery located in Garden Grove, California. In addition to a wide selection of tattoo styles, they also offer an extensive gallery featuring work from local artists, T-shirts, merchandise, and art workshops. The shop atmosphere is modern, clean, and gallery-style. Facebook users give this company a 4.8-star rating. Customers compliment the positive and relaxing experience, cleanly atmosphere, and the artists’ ability to capture their ideas.

Garden Grove, CA(714) 638-4644

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Captured

Captured is a tattoo parlor serving the metro Anaheim area. The business has three talented artists on staff that are well-versed in all styles of tattoo artistry. Each artist is certified and registered to comply with California regulations for safety. They use single-use, disposable needles and tubes and disinfect every station before and after use. In addition to quality tattoo work, they also sell books, prints, clothing, and other merchandise through their online store.

Tustin, CA(657) 210-4884

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Dr. Tattoo Studios

Dr. Tattoo Studios is located in Garden Grove, California. They offer creative tattoo work, permanent make-up, body modification, and body piercings. Tattoo styles offered include custom art, black and gray, color, traditional, neo-traditional, and realism. Owner and artist, Hugo Mayen purchased the studio in 2003. He has special training in blood borne pathogens, cross control, sanitation, cross contamination, and sterilization.

Garden Grove, CA(714) 554-1018

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Engineerink

Engineerink provides tattoos and body piercing from their convenient location in Fullerton, CA. They have a team of ten tattoo artists and two body piercers with decades of collective experience. The combination of diverse artists offers a range of specialties including realistic color, black and gray, and neo-traditional. Additionally, they have an artist who is certified in cosmetic tattoo and skin needling treatments for wrinkles.

Fullerton, CA(714) 738-0666

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Fine Tattoo Work

Fine Tattoo Work is based in Old Towne Orange, California. The team of seven artists offers a unique range of style with more than a decade of experience in tattoo work. The shop was founded in 2004 by Lucky Bastard, who is famous for his traditional Americana and Japanese work. Customers speak highly of the talented artists and give the business a five-star rating on Google.

Orange, CA(714) 997-4389

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Goodfellas Tattoo

Goodfellas Tattoo is owned and operated by an award-winning artist, Steve Solo and an elite team of artists. The shop is located in Orange, California, but the team also travels around the world to create tattoos on an international level. In addition to their full-service tattoos, they also carry vapors and premium e-liquids. They have a 4.6-star Facebook rating with customers speaking highly of the cleanliness, friendly service, and excellent artists.

Orange, CA(714) 637-8282

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Illuminati Tattoo Lounge

Illuminati Tattoo Lounge is an Orange County parlor with eight talented tattoo artists. They specialize in all styles of tattoos, including black and gray, fine line, traditional, neo-traditional, Japanese, old-school, new-school, portraits, graffiti, and fine art. The Illuminati Tattoo Shop was voted one of the best tattoo shops in OC for 2013, winning 3rd place out of 36 shops. They prefer customers to schedule appointments, but they also accept walk-ins.

Fullerton, CA(714) 356-1348

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Lowrider Tattoo Studios

Lowrider Tattoo is a tattoo parlor located in Orange, California. They have a team of four tattoo artists with a diverse set of skills and more than a decade of experience in the industry. The shop was founded on black and gray fine-line style but has grown to include a variety of styles. The parlor has earned more than 150 awards worldwide and is recognized internationally as one of the best tattoo studios. They have a 4.6-star rating on Facebook with customers speaking highly of the amazing artistry and friendly atmosphere.

Fountain Valley, CA(714) 418-9575

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Mechanical Concept Tattoo

Mechanical Concept Tattoo is a Huntington Beach studio that provides custom tattoo work. They have a team of three full-time artists and they also schedule appointments with guest artists. They enjoy working with their clients to create custom art. The company has a 4.7-star rating on Facebook with customers complimenting the shop’s clean and friendly environment.

Huntington Beach, CA(714) 841-2161

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My Tattoo

My Tattoo is a Southern California tattoo business with one shop in Alhambra and one in Huntington Beach. They use both machine and traditional Tebori hand style to produce a wide range of tattoo styles. Founder, Jess Yen, has more than a decade of experience. He has won awards on a national and international level for his artistry and specializes in Oriental body suit and realistic portraits. Every team member of My Tattoo is a blood borne pathogen certified body art technician. They use single-use needles for tattoos and piercings as well as professional grade sterilization equipment.

Huntington Beach, CA(714) 847-8484

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Olde Tyme Tattoo

Old Tyme Tattoo is located in historic Fullerton, CA. The shop was established in 2009 and features four diverse and talented artists with decades of collective experience in tattoo artistry. They offer a variety of styles, including photo-realism and traditional American. Customers compliment the professional and cleanly atmosphere as well as the amazing work. They have a 4.8-star rating on Facebook and a 5-star rating on Yelp.

Fullerton, CA(714) 671-9529

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Paper Crane Tattoo Studio

Paper Crane Studio is a state-of-the-art tattoo shop located serving the metro Anaheim area. They specialize in creating original and tailored tattoos through many different styles of tattoo art. The shop is set up to provide semi-private spaces for customer’s privacy. They also use high-quality disposable tubes and needles to eliminate re-use of equipment. They are knowledgeable in aseptic procedure and practice blood-born pathogen and infection control standards. They place high standards on cleanliness and safety.

Long Beach, CA(562) 999-1454

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Port City Tattoo

Port City Tattoo is a Southern California tattoo business with shops located in both Long Beach and Costa Mesa. They offer a wide variety of tattoo styles that includes Japanese, traditional, old school, black and gray, portraits, and sacred geometry. Each of the eight artists at Port City Tattoo has more than a decade of experience in tattoo techniques. The shop was voted the Best tattoo parlor in Orange County by OC Weekly. They employ current sterilization methods to ensure a clean facility for their customers.

Costa Mesa, CA(714) 708-2120

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Six Feet Under Tattoo Parlor

Six Feet Under Tattoo Parlor provides historic downtown Upland, California with nearly two decades of tattoo services. The six artists provide a variety of styles, including portraits, cover-ups, Asian, religious pieces, realism, script, neo-traditional, and custom tattoos. Owner and artist, Corey Miller has provided services for celebrities such as James Hetfield of Metallica and custom motorcycle artist Jessie James.

Upland, CA(909) 949-0157

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Spellbound Tattoos

Tiffany Garcia Tattoos is a Long Beach tattoo artist offering a versatile style of tattoo options. Owner and artist, Tiffany Garcia has an appreciation for all styles of tattoos and artwork. She enjoys getting to create new pieces for her clients and bringing their ideas to life. She attends conventions all around the United States and tattoos at Art & Soul Tattoos of Los Angeles and Paper Crane Studio.

Long Beach, CA(562) 999-1454

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Torch Tattoo

Torch Tattoo is an Anaheim-based studio with more than a half-decade of experience in the industry. The team of five experienced tattoo artists specializes in fine lines and bold designs. In addition to their tattoo services, they also offer a selection of t-shirts, patches, and prints for sale online and in their shop. Customers give the parlor a 4.7-star Facebook rating with customers complimenting the welcoming environment and satisfactory results.

Anaheim, CA(714) 533-9200

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