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Best Tattoo Shops in Miami, FL

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Our goal is to connect people with the best local professionals. We scored Miami Tattoo Shops on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

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Miami, FL

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Google
4.8 (682)
Facebook
5.0 (110)
Yelp
4.0 (34)

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Miami’s Fame Tattoos is among the most popular tattoo shops in Miami thanks to it’s award-winning artists and outstanding customer care. Fame Tattoos has won more than 100 convention awards to date. Each artist knows their client’s tattoo is a reflection of their journey, story, or passion, and they guide each client in how to best bring this story to life through art. The shop itself is designed to be peaceful, relaxed, clean and welcoming. At Fame Tattoos the objective is, “your best tattoo experience ever.”

  • Portraits
  • Black and Gray Realism
  • Color Realism
  • Cover-ups / Fix-ups
  • Traditional Tattoos
  • Piercings

Miami, FL

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Need help contacting a Tattoo Shop in Miami? Call our Concierge team at 848-Book-Pro (848-266-5776 from 6 am - 4 pm PT | Mon - Fri). They are standing by to help you get the service you need.

1218 Washington Avenue, Miami Beach, FL 33139

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4.0 (38)

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Miami Tattoo Co. offers its tattoo services to the city of Miami. Owner and tattoo artist, Steve Pinzon, specializes in realism, black and gray, as well as colored tattoos, making him one of the in-demand artists in the studio. Having been in the tattoo industry since 2011, Steve leads a team of local and worldwide artists in offering their tattoo services to clients. Miami Tattoo Co. also handles piercing services and is a proud member of the Association of Professional Piercers.

  • Traditional Tattoos

1521 Washington Avenue, Miami Beach, FL 33139

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4.8 (36)

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Oxygen Ink Tattoo Studio is a skin art shop in Miami Beach. The company has appeared on Spike TV's Tattoo Nightmares show, and the sterile and friendly environment features a pool table and other amenities. The portfolio features Marilyn Monroe's image, a roaring tiger, man's best friend, and the calligraphed Latin phrase and Oregonian motto, “Alis volat propriis.” Oxygen Ink Tattoo Studio also provides piercings and other types of body modifications, and the artists hold professional licenses and industry certifications.

  • Body Art

40 Curtiss Parkway, Miami Springs, FL 33166

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5.0 (105)
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5.0 (103)

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Dharma Tattoo is a tattoo and piercing studio based in Miami. It was established by Loco Dharma in 2006. Dharma has over a decade of experience with the craft, specializing in custom tattoo designs. He is able to work on a multitude of styles, from black-and-gray to colored tattoos and small to larger-scale pieces. His team of artists is similarly versed in a variety of designs. They abide by state requirements to maintain a clean and sterile private studio. Dharma Tattoo operates by appointment.

  • Watercolor Tattoos
  • Traditional Tattoos
  • Neotraditional Tattoos

5675 South University Drive, Davie, FL 33328

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4.7 (249)
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4.0 (24)

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Double Cross Tattoo is a skin art parlor in Miami that offers custom imagery and fix-up services. The artists have decades of combined industry experience, and their styles include traditional, neo-traditional, photorealism, bio-mechanic, Oriental, and custom lettering. Double Cross Tattoo also has a team of licensed and experienced professionals who engage in piercing and micro-dermal procedures. The website features some of the team's most recent works.

  • Traditional Tattoos
  • Realism Tattoos

219 71st Street, Miami Beach, FL 33141

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4.8 (56)
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4.0 (21)

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Oriana Tattoo is a skin art and body piercing parlor in Miami Beach. The artists take various styles, from old school and dot work, and they welcome design ideas from their customers. The company offers affordable services, and the popular images include religious articles, zodiac signs, celebrity portraits, and calligraphed words of wisdom. Oriana Tattoo hosts expert tattooists from other studios in the country, and it runs a training facility for aspiring professionals. Clients can call the studio or book an appointment online.

  • Realism Tattoos

182 Northeast 75th Street, Miami, FL 33138

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5.0 (29)
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5.0 (27)

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Rosa Negra Tattoo is a tattoo shop servicing residents of Miami and surrounding areas. It offers a wide range of styles and designs including watercolor, blackwork, and geometric ones. It specializes in custom tattoos. The business is owned by brothers Andres Guevara and Sebastian Garcia, both professional tattoo artists who treat their shop as their second home. The studio has a unique interior design that almost looks like an art gallery, with an aim to make customers feel cozy.

  • Body Art

3066 Grand Avenue, Miami, FL 33133

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4.4 (60)
Yelp
4.0 (19)

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Grove Ink Tattoo is a tattoo parlor operating in Miami. Its artists can work on small-sized and large-scale body tattoos in black and gray, single-color, and full-color designs. It uses online platforms like Facebook, Instagram, and its own website to show off a portfolio of its previous works. This includes designs for tribal patterns, tropical beaches, lotus flowers, and Russian matryoshka dolls. Clients can also chat with Grove Ink's artists to plan out customized designs and their number of sessions.

  • Watercolor Tattoos
  • Traditional Tattoos
  • Neotraditional Tattoos

1612 Washington Avenue, Miami Beach, FL 33139

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4.6 (166)

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Salvation Tattoo Lounge is a studio serving the people of Miami. Its in-house artists actively collaborate with clients in planning their projects and fleshing out their vision. Among the styles they take on are portraiture, watercolor, lettering, and black and gray imagery. In addition to these, the studio also offers coverups, body piercing, cosmetic makeup, henna tattoos, and tattoo removal. For the convenience of clients, Salvation Tattoo Lounge maintains a retail space where ointments and antimicrobial soaps are available.

  • Body Art
  • Traditional Tattoos

8367 Southwest 40th Street, Miami, FL 33155

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4.9 (7076)
Facebook
4.8 (1473)
Yelp
3.0 (139)

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Inkaholiks Tattoos is a body art studio that caters to clients in Miami. The shop creates various tattoo styles, including tribal, black and grey realism, blackwork, traditional, lettering, and watercolor, allowing people to express themselves freely through creative body art. Its tattoo artists also provide individuals with the opportunity to bring their ideas to life by bringing photographs that will be used as their tattoo designs. In addition, the studio offers naval, ear, eyebrow, and nipple piercings, which are performed by state-certified body piercing artists.

  • Traditional Tattoos

Compare our Top Tattoo Shops

NameExpertise RatingAddressPromotionsLearn more
Fame Tattoos & Piercings
Miami, FLSchedule A Free Design Tattoo Appointment Today.
Miami Tattoo Co.
1218 Washington Avenue, Miami Beach, FL 33139
Oxygen Ink Tattoo Studio
1521 Washington Avenue, Miami Beach, FL 33139
Dharma Tattoo
40 Curtiss Parkway, Miami Springs, FL 33166
Double Cross Tattoo Fort Lauderdale
5675 South University Drive, Davie, FL 33328
Oriana Tattoo
219 71st Street, Miami Beach, FL 33141
Rosa Negra Tattoo
182 Northeast 75th Street, Miami, FL 33138
Grove Ink Tattoo
3066 Grand Avenue, Miami, FL 33133
Salvation Tattoo Lounge
1612 Washington Avenue, Miami Beach, FL 33139
Inkaholiks Tattoos North Miami
8367 Southwest 40th Street, Miami, FL 33155

FAQs

  • Introduction

    A tattoo is body art that leaves permanent designs or pictures on the skin. They're applied via needle by depositing ink onto the second layer of skin. While the first tattoos were applied manually with a single needle that was first saturated in ink, today's tattoos are done by a machine. These machines feature multiple needles that pierce the skin simultaneously, speeding up the process and creating tattoos that are more visually appealing.

    Tattoos are usually done in licensed tattoo shops. These shops adhere to health and cleaning standards and are typically regulated by state and municipal governments. While tattoos are generally safe, there are associated risks, including skin infections. Any person getting a tattoo is legally required to be at least 18 years of age. It's also inadvisable for anyone who isn't in good health to get a tattoo, as the body requires time and energy to heal and prevent infection.

  • What should you know before getting your first tattoo?

    Before getting tattooed, it's important to think about design and placement. A tattoo is a permanent fixture on the body, and it's important not to rush into things. You should also consider the artist's background and take time to look into their portfolio to ensure their style best suits the tattoo you want.

  • What are some examples of tattoo styles?

    There are many types of tattoo styles, and it's important for a person to familiarize themselves with them before they select a design. Styles include:

    • Americana: Bold lines, vivid colors
    • Japanese: Large images that cover the back, arms, and legs
    • Black and Grey: Colorless grayscale designs
    • Stick-n-Poke: Thick, bold, black lines and small designs
    • Blackwork: Bold black lines and larger geometric shapes

  • Is tipping expected & how much to tip on your tattoo?

    While most tattoo artists don't expect tips, it's often appreciated. If you're happy with the work your tattoo artist has done, consider tipping between 15% and 25%. If the tattoo requires multiple sessions, a flat amount per session is appropriate.

  • What are some basic tattoo aftercare tips?

    It's important to follow all aftercare directions provided by the tattoo artist. Usually, artists will advise clients to ensure that tattoos are kept clean and dry. After showering, the tattoo should be gently patted dry and treated with Vaseline or another tattoo aftercare product.

  • What are the best practices for healing a tattoo?

    After removing the dressing, it's important to keep the tattoo clean, dry, and uncovered. Applying Vaseline or another recommended ointment can help to speed up the healing process. As they heal, tattoos can sometimes itch, but it's vital that you don't scratch or pick at it.

  • What are the most and least painful places to get a tattoo?

    Parts of the body that have the most nerve endings are generally the most painful to have tattooed. That includes the head, ears, and face. Places that don't have a lot of fat, such as the fingers, shoulder blades, and feet, are typically more painful. The least painful parts of the body to get tattooed include the outer arm, buttocks, and thighs.

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