Best Tattoo Shops in Detroit

Why These Tattoo Shops?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Detroit 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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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 2. Qualifications

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 4. Experience

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

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Read more about our selection process

Aaron Broke

  • Watercolor Tattoos
  • Traditional Tattoos

Aaron Broke is a tattoo artist who works out of the Vicious Ink Tattoos & Piercings shop in Sterling Heights. Mr. Broke took up tattooing in 2008 and specializes in traditional art mixed with neotraditional or color bomb work. He only provides tattoo quotes in person after taking into account a range of factors, including style, body location, and ink colors. Mr. Broke requires clients to post a cash deposit before scheduling any tattoo appointment.

Sterling Heights, MI 48312


Lady Luck Tattoo

Lady Luck Tattoo is a Waterford business that has been named among Michigan’s top shops three years in a row by WDIV-TV in Detroit. Clients can bring their unique designs to either artist in the tattoo parlor, which opened 16 years ago. Contact Lady Luck Studio seven days a week to set up an appointment or to receive pricing information.

Waterford, MI 48327


Larry Farley

  • Traditional Tattoos

Larry Farley is a tattoo artist and the owner of Collective Studios Ink, who enjoys doing custom work in the form of tattoos or murals in the Detroit metro. He uses several different techniques and art styles in his work and is also exceptional in doing black and greyscale tattoos. The studio embodies Larry Farley's passion for art as it serves its clients with the highest standards—for aesthetics and style, and even for health and safety. He values the community and artistic work around him and has worked with some of the industry's leading artists.

105 East 2nd Street
Rochester, MI 48307

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