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Best Tattoo Shops in St. Louis
2022

AllStar Tattoo

AllStar Tattoo

  • Body Art

AllStar Tattoo is a team of tattoo artists serving clients in St. Louis. They specialize in a wide variety of styles, including color and black and grey designs. Nate Strautkalns, one of the owners of the shop, is well-versed in tattooing big and bold pieces. AllStar Tattoo's clients can reach out directly to each artist through e-mail and send a photo or description of their desired tattoo and where on their body they want it done.

8601 Olive Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63132

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Average Review Score:

4.7 / 5 ( Best)

Total Reviews:

869 (Best)

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Consistent (Best)

Professionalism: A+

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Detail: A+

Art Monster Tattoo

Art Monster Tattoo

  • Traditional Tattoos
  • Body Art

Art Monster Tattoo is a professional tattoo shop based in St. Louis. It specializes in most custom tattoo designs including black and grey, realism, neo-traditional, and geometrical. It also works on watercolor, full color, polka trash, and script designs. Chris Sabatino opened Art Monster over a decade ago and has a team of three other artists. Art Monster is open from Monday to Saturday and typically takes in clients by appointment.

2627 Cherokee Street
St. Louis, MO 63118

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3 (Best)

Average Review Score:

4.9 / 5 ( Best)

Total Reviews:

572 (Best)

Score Consistency:

Consistent (Best)

Professionalism: A+

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Detail: A+

Price: From $100 - $175 / hr

Deaf Dog Ink

Deaf Dog Ink

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

Deaf Dog Ink is a piercing and tattoo studio offering its services in and around St. Louis. The studio works with seven tattoo artists who can do big or small tattoos custom tattoos communicating with clients, considering their budget and preferences when designing the tattoo. The studio does body piercings for clients along with the tattooing services, applying piercings to ears, belly buttons, septums, and eyebrows. Deaf Dog Ink is a child-friendly place, allowing children in the studio as long as they are supervised; however, artists from this studio will not tattoo or pierce minors.

1049 Wolfrum Road
Weldon Spring, MO 63304

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2 (Better)

Average Review Score:

4.8 / 5 ( Best)

Total Reviews:

288 (Best)

Score Consistency:

Consistent (Best)

Professionalism: A+

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Earth Alchemy Tattoo

Earth Alchemy Tattoo

  • Traditional Tattoos
  • Body Art

Alchemy Tattoo Collective is a team of tattoo artists serving clients in St. Louis. The studio has a website where the clients can view any artists' portfolio. It advises its clients on what to do before the session such as getting a good night's sleep as well as after the session like how to take care of the fresh tattoo. Most of its artists use vegan ink for clients who prefer this option.

2739 Cherokee Street
St. Louis, MO 63118

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3 (Best)

Average Review Score:

4.9 / 5 ( Best)

Total Reviews:

211 (Best)

Score Consistency:

Consistent (Best)

Enigma Tattoo & Piercing Studio

Enigma Tattoo & Piercing Studio

  • Piercings
  • Body Art

Enigma Tattoo & Piercing Studio offers a variety of body art services to the people of St. Louis. Established in 2009, it is an artist-owned tattoo shop that serves as home to tattooists who take on a wide range of styles, such as black and gray realism, portraiture, colorwork, cartoon, and watercolor. The studio also has a resident body piercer. Enigma Tattoo & Piercing Studio carries a complete line of aftercare products that can be purchased at the parlor’s retail area.

6635 Delmar Boulevard
University City, MO 63130

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2 (Better)

Average Review Score:

4.6 / 5 ( Best)

Total Reviews:

650 (Best)

Score Consistency:

Consistent (Best)

Iron Age

Iron Age

  • Body Art

Iron Age Tattoo and Piercing is a tattoo shop servicing residents of St. Louis. It offers a wide range of styles and designs. Customers can browse the company's website to check the past and latest works of its professional artists. It offers piercing services, and the shop carries a vast selection of body jewelry. Customer ordering is also available. The business has been operating since 1994. Its team of artists includes Brad Fink, Carson Darryl, and Steven Andrews.

6309 Delmar Boulevard
University City, MO 63130

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3 (Best)

Average Review Score:

4.5 / 5 ( Best)

Total Reviews:

1051 (Best)

Score Consistency:

Consistent (Best)

Professionalism: A+

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Responsiveness: A+

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Price: From $100 - $125 / hr

Seed of Life Tattoos

Seed of Life Tattoos

  • Body Art

Seed of Life Tattoos provides tattoo services and areola reconstruction. Located in Festus, the owner has been tattooing for over 15 years and developed the “whims” style of tattooing in 2008. Seed of Life Tattoos also performs sacred tattooing, which combines a ritualistic ceremony and the use of crystals, building altars, chanting, sage cleanses, and more, along with the tattooing process. The website has large gallery of artists’ previous work.

101 East Main Street
Festus, MO 63028

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2 (Better)

Average Review Score:

4.9 / 5 ( Best)

Total Reviews:

91 (Best)

Score Consistency:

Consistent (Best)

Professionalism: A+

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Responsiveness: A+

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Detail: A+

Price: 100

Self Inflicted Studios - Downtown

Self Inflicted Studios - Downtown

  • Traditional Tattoos
  • Piercings

Self Inflicted Studios offers tattooing and piercing services in St. Louis. The company opened in 2009 and now has two locations, one in St. Louis and one in St. Peters. Each artist's prices vary, and the shop minimum at Self Inflicted Studios is $50 with hourly rates starting at $100. The owner has over 17 years experience, and employees of Self Inflicted Studios can be contacted through the website.

1328 Washington Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63103

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1 (Good)

Average Review Score:

4.5 / 5 ( Best)

Total Reviews:

32 (Best)

Score Consistency:

Consistent (Best)

Professionalism: A+

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Responsiveness: A+

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Detail: A+

St. Louis Tattoo Company

St. Louis Tattoo Company

  • Portraits
  • Traditional Tattoos
  • Body Art

St. Louis Tattoo Company is a full-service tattoo and body modification studio in St. Louis. Its team of multi-awarded tattoo artists creates custom tattoos using different styles. Adhering to the stringent sterility standards, the studio makes sure that clients don't suffer from infections and are informed about sanitation procedures throughout the healing process. Clients praise the artists for making the experience comfortable and less painful with their light-handed work. St. Louis Tattoo operates seven days a week by appointment.

119 Long Road
Chesterfield, MO 63005

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Average Review Score:

4.5 / 5 ( Best)

Total Reviews:

29 (Best)

Score Consistency:

Consistent (Best)

Professionalism: A+

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Price: From $150 / hr

Steel & Ink Studio

Steel & Ink Studio

  • Portraits
  • Body Art

Steel and Ink Studio is a holistic center of self-expression, movement, and breath. We are proud to be a place where evolution can be easily accessed. Steel & Ink Tattoo Studio has been in business since 2009 and offers permanent cosmetics, tattoos, body piercings, art, culture, and streetwear in St. Louis. The studio's licensed artists have over two decades of experience in professional tattooing and body piercing from all over the world. The owners of Steel & Ink Tattoo Studio are skilled artists and skilled business owners receiving several first-place awards for tattooing and the Woman of Distinction Award 2020 in Missouri for business owners. The studio is open six days a week and welcomes walk-ins every day and can be contacted through its website for inquiries and appointments.

3565 Ritz Center
St. Louis, MO 63125

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Average Review Score:

4.5 / 5 ( Best)

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23 (Better)

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Consistent (Best)

Professionalism: A+

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Responsiveness: A+

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Detail: A+

Price: 75

TRX Tattoos & Piercings

TRX Tattoos & Piercings

  • Traditional Tattoos
  • Piercings

For over 17 years, TRX Tattoos & Piercing has been inking clients in Saint Louis. It also provides microchipping and microblading services. The shop commits to being a safe and clean space to accommodate clients of all backgrounds. Minors are only entertained when accompanied by a parent or a legal guardian. Its team handles appointments in person and can also hold consultations over the phone. TRX Tattoos & Piercing is affiliated with the Alliance of Professional Tattooists and the Association of Professional Piercers.

3207 South Grand Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63118

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2 (Better)

Average Review Score:

4.6 / 5 ( Best)

Total Reviews:

387 (Best)

Score Consistency:

Consistent (Best)

Threshold Tattoo and Body Piercing

Threshold Tattoo and Body Piercing

  • Traditional Tattoos
  • Piercings

Threshold Tattoo and Body Piercing has been open for 16 years and began as the first tattoo and body-piercing studio in St. Charles. Each staff member has American Red Cross Blood Borne Pathogen training and is licensed through the state of Missouri and St. Charles County. Threshold Tattoo has a $50 shop minimum and each tattoo is priced individually. Each artist’s schedule is also listed on the website. Scheduling an appointment in advance is required.

4500 Central School Road
Saint Charles, MO 63304

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2 (Better)

Average Review Score:

4 / 5 ( Best)

Total Reviews:

133 (Best)

Score Consistency:

Consistent (Best)

Professionalism: A+

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Responsiveness: A+

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Thunder Dome Tattoo

Thunder Dome Tattoo

  • Piercings
  • Body Art

Thunder Dome Tattoo in St. Louis is a licensed business with a sterile environment. Several of the artists at Thunder Dome Tattoo have many years of experience and pride themselves on unique and authentic work. Each artist has a tattoo portfolio online of previous work. The business is open seven days a week, and customers may book an appointment through the website.

St. Louis, MO 63104

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Tower Classic Tattooing

Tower Classic Tattooing

Tower Classic Tattooing specializes in tattooing services in St. Louis and is open seven days a week. Merchandise is available for purchase through its online store, and the website has a gallery for viewing artists’ previous work. Tower Classic Tattooing focuses on creating handcrafted tattoos with a quality experience, and the studio can be contacted through its website for more information.

St. Louis, MO 63110

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Valencia Miller

Valencia Miller

  • Portraits
  • Piercings

St. Louis resident Valencia Miller specializes in black & grey tattoos. She has over 15 years of experience in tattoo arts. She holds a degree in Chinese and Arts at St. Louis University and is currently pursuing her master's at Washington University - St. Louis campus. In drawing tattoos and fine art pieces, she specializes in large custom pieces, religious and historical figures, flowery images, and other different symbols. First-day in-studio consultations with Valencia require photos for references.

2909 South Jefferson Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63118

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3 (Best)

Average Review Score:

4.7 / 5 ( Best)

Total Reviews:

32 (Best)

Score Consistency:

Consistent (Best)

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