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Best Tattoo Shops in Louisville
2022

Bananafish Tattoo Parlour

Bananafish Tattoo Parlour

  • Body Art

Bananafish Tattoo Parlour is a shop based in Louisvillle. Owner and tattoo artist Amber Bananafish has been in the industry since 2007. Her team of tattoo artists is experienced and trained to provide quality and safe services. The shop utilizes disposable tubes and needles to guarantee a sterile environment. Bananafish Tattoo artists are unique in their own style, providing authenticity to their clients by holding consultations before the session. They offer different styles in grayscale and color.

421 State Street
New Albany, IN 47150

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1 (Good)

Average Review Score:

4.5 / 5 ( Best)

Total Reviews:

13 (Better)

Score Consistency:

Consistent (Best)

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Responsiveness: A+

Friendliness: A+

Helpfulness: A+

Detail: A+

Bluebird Ink Beautique

Bluebird Ink Beautique

  • Body Art

Bluebird Ink Beautique is a tattoo shop that services residents of Louisville and surrounding areas. It offers a wide range of services including permanent makeup, body art, lashes, and nipple tattoos. The business is owned by Louisa Kleinert, a professional tattoo artist who believes in the significance of helping the greater community. Her mother's battle with breast cancer motivated her to provide clients who are battling disfiguration with permanent makeup, paramedical, and other body art services.

1007 East Main Street
Louisville, KY 40206

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3 (Best)

Average Review Score:

5 / 5 ( Best)

Total Reviews:

75 (Best)

Score Consistency:

Consistent (Best)

DORK Tattoo Parlor

DORK Tattoo Parlor

  • Traditional Tattoos

DORK Tattoo Parlor is a creative space established in 2016 by artists Doree and Mark. Both recipients of fine arts degrees, the artists combine artistry and customer service while making sure that they comply with standard health and cleanliness protocols. They also give advice on proper tattoo aftercare and manufacture and sell their own natural ointment to promote fast and proper healing. Also available in the shop are other handmade goods like t-shirts, knitted products, and wallets.

423 West Chestnut Street
Louisville, KY 40202

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2 (Better)

Average Review Score:

4.5 / 5 ( Best)

Total Reviews:

123 (Best)

Score Consistency:

Consistent (Best)

Five Star Tattoo

Five Star Tattoo

  • Traditional Tattoos
  • Neotraditional Tattoos

Five Star Tattoo caters to clients residing in Louisville. Its team of tattoo artists creates a wide variety of tattoo styles, including traditional and custom designs. Each of its artists has their own style and guides the clients throughout the process. The team is composed of owner John Furse, Christopher M. Waugh, JIMISON, Kirk Dettlinger, and Corey Woods. Clients may visit Five Star Tattoo's website for aftercare instructions to avoid heavy scabbing, loss of color, or scar tissue.

2208 Frankfort Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206

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2 (Better)

Average Review Score:

4.8 / 5 ( Best)

Total Reviews:

70 (Best)

Score Consistency:

Consistent (Best)

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Responsiveness: A+

Friendliness: A+

Helpfulness: A+

Detail: A+

Imperial Tattoos

Imperial Tattoos

  • Body Art

Imperial Tattoos is a tattoo shop in Louisville owned by Sean Smallwood, who has decades of tattooing experience. His team of in-house artists also has an extensive background in the industry. They are experienced in different tattoo designs, cover-ups, and portraiture. They also have their own specialties, such as black-and-gray realism, color, and neo-traditional tattoos. Products and advice on tattoo aftercare are also available. The shop is open seven days a week and accepts both appointments and walk-ins.

972 Barret Avenue
Louisville, KY 40204

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2 (Better)

Average Review Score:

4.7 / 5 ( Best)

Total Reviews:

239 (Best)

Score Consistency:

Consistent (Best)

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Responsiveness: A+

Friendliness: A+

Helpfulness: A+

Detail: A+

Infinite Electric Tattoo

Infinite Electric Tattoo

  • Body Art

Infinite Electric Tattoo offers a wide range of body art services to the people of Louisville. Its in-house tattoo artists can create a wide range of custom tattoos in varying styles, such as traditional Americana, pin-up, portraiture, and lettering. They can also take care of coverups, tattoo reworking, as well as cosmetic tattoos. Infinite Electric Tattoo strictly abides by the state’s regulations on age requirements. Its owner, Dennis Pase, is an artist himself, who specializes in black and gray imagery.

3503 South Hurstbourne Parkway
Louisville, KY 40299

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2 (Better)

Average Review Score:

5 / 5 ( Best)

Total Reviews:

394 (Best)

Score Consistency:

Consistent (Best)

Mama Tried Tattoo Parlour

Mama Tried Tattoo Parlour

  • Body Art

Mama Tried Tattoo Parlour is a Louisville-based custom tattoo shop. Owner Lyndi Lou specializes in custom bright color tattoos and can also expertly execute textural black compositions. The studio is also home to four professional tattoo artists that can work on any style of tattoo suited to the client's demands and tastes, including but not limited to Japanese-inspired, realism, and portrait compositions. Mama Tried Tattoo Parlour is committed to growing as visual artists and collaborating with other businesses and nonprofits.

1052 Bardstown Road
Louisville, KY 40204

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2 (Better)

Average Review Score:

4.9 / 5 ( Best)

Total Reviews:

56 (Best)

Score Consistency:

Consistent (Best)

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Responsiveness: A+

Friendliness: A+

Helpfulness: A+

Detail: A+

Prophecy Ink

Prophecy Ink

  • Traditional Tattoos

Prophecy Ink is a tattoo studio and fine art gallery operating in Louisville since 2012. Two of the studio's artists are recipients of multiple awards and citations by reputable industry organizations, such as the National Tattoo Association and the Louisville Tattoo Convention. One of them is its owner, Travis King, who also uses his creativeness through drawings and paintings that are mostly focused on realism. Clients can call the shop to schedule a meeting with the tattooist.

907 Baxter Avenue
Louisville, KY 40204

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Online Profiles:

3 (Best)

Average Review Score:

4.7 / 5 ( Best)

Total Reviews:

233 (Best)

Score Consistency:

Consistent (Best)

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Responsiveness: A+

Friendliness: A+

Helpfulness: A+

Detail: A+

Tattoo Charlie's - Louisville

Tattoo Charlie's - Louisville

  • Traditional Tattoos

Tattoo Charlie's is an inking parlor in Louisville that has been catering to skin art enthusiasts and collectors since 1973. The artists tailor their work according to each client's interests and goals, and some of its projects incorporate complex Greek lettering and 3D roses. Tattoo Charlie is a family-owned studio owned by Buddy Wheeler, son of Tattoo Charlie, and it hosts the annual Tattoos Against Cancer event that raises funds for the Meghan's Mountain children's charity. The business has locations on Preston Highway and Dixie Highways, and another one in Lexington.

7904 Preston Highway
Louisville, KY 40219

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Tattoo Charlie's PRP

Tattoo Charlie's PRP

  • Traditional Tattoos

Tattoo Charlie's PRP is a local tattoo shop that provides services in Louisville and the surrounding areas. Its group of tattoo artists has many years of experience in creating different styles of tattoos. They can also produce customized tattoo designs. Other than tattooing, these artists offer body piercing services. Tattoo Charlie's PRP was established in 1973. It aims to provide the safest and the best possible tattoo experience to each customer.

7640 Dixie Highway
Louisville, KY 40258

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Online Profiles:

3 (Best)

Average Review Score:

4.8 / 5 ( Best)

Total Reviews:

545 (Best)

Score Consistency:

Consistent (Best)

We hire mystery shoppers to call our providers anonymously and evaluate them. Providers who respond quickly, answer questions thoroughly, and communicate politely score higher.

Responsiveness: A+

Friendliness: A+

Helpfulness: A+

Detail: A+

Triumph Tattoo

Triumph Tattoo

  • Traditional Tattoos
  • Neotraditional Tattoos
  • Watercolor Tattoos
  • Geometric Tattoos

Triumph Tattoo is a shop based in Louisville. The tattoo shop opened in 2013 and since then has been providing quality services. The shop offer authenticity for both grayscales and colored designs. Triumph Tattoo offers cover-ups and re-works for old tattoos. Its artists strive to produce custom designs by having consultations with a client before the session. It's common knowledge that tattoo sessions are painful so the artists at Triumph Tattoo strive to provide painless tattoos as much as possible.

964 Baxter Avenue
Louisville, KY 40204

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1 (Good)

Average Review Score:

4 / 5 ( Best)

Total Reviews:

14 (Better)

Score Consistency:

Consistent (Best)

Twisted Images - Tattoos and Piercings

Twisted Images - Tattoos and Piercings

  • Body Art

Twisted Images - Tattoos and Piercings has been offering tattoo services in Louisville since 2001. Tattoo artists Rodney and S8N have over 45 years of combined experience in the tattoo industry. Rodney's portfolio includes Japanese koi, floral, minimalist, and snake designs. S8N's portfolio showcases neo-traditional, new school, American traditional, and pop art. The shop also collaborates with guest artists from time to time. Clients are welcome to visit the shop to set up an appointment or consultation.

1225 Bardstown Road
Louisville, KY 40204

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2 (Better)

Average Review Score:

4.8 / 5 ( Best)

Total Reviews:

300 (Best)

Score Consistency:

Consistent (Best)

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