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Best Tattoo Shops in Charlotte
2022

510 Expert Tattoo

510 Expert Tattoo

  • Piercings
  • Traditional Tattoos

510 Expert Tattoo has been providing tattoo services since 2010. Located in NoDa, the tattoo studio serves clients throughout Charlotte. 510 Expert Tattoo has a team of professional tattoo artists specializing in various designs and tattoo styles. They accommodate tattoo design requests of all kinds, from small designs and traditional tattoos to realistic and full-body tattoos. Since its founding, 510 Expert Tattoo has committed to creating a fun and relaxed environment for every client during sessions.

510 East 35th Street
Charlotte, NC 28205

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1 (Good)

Average Review Score:

5 / 5 ( Best)

Total Reviews:

12 (Better)

Score Consistency:

Consistent (Best)

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Responsiveness: A+

Friendliness: A+

Helpfulness: A+

Detail: A+

Black Cloud Tattoo & Piercing - Plaza Midwood

Black Cloud Tattoo & Piercing - Plaza Midwood

  • Body Art
  • Piercings
  • Traditional Tattoos
  • Neotraditional Tattoos

Black Cloud Tattoo & Piercing serves residents from Charlotte and nearby areas. Its tattoo artists, who have a combined experience of 40 years, provide tattoo, piercing, body jewelry, and permanent makeup services in the metro. They specialize in various tattoo features and styles such as black and gray, color, realism, and portraits. They also provide piercing services to clients in their medical-grade piercing rooms. They offer a more personal and less commercial ambiance in Charlotte.

2814 The Plaza
Charlotte, NC 28205

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2 (Better)

Average Review Score:

4.6 / 5 ( Best)

Total Reviews:

119 (Best)

Score Consistency:

Consistent (Best)

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Responsiveness: A+

Friendliness: A+

Helpfulness: A+

Detail: A+

Blaq Lyte Tattoos

Blaq Lyte Tattoos

Blaq Lyte Tattoos is a custom tattoo and piercing shop in Charlotte. The artists have over 30 years of combined experience and specialize in a range of styles including black and gray, lettering, and realism. Past clients are complimentary to the artists' talent in custom work and cover-ups. The studio also has a permanent makeup artist on staff.

Charlotte, NC 28213

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Blood Sweat & Tears Tattoo

Blood Sweat & Tears Tattoo

  • Traditional Tattoos

Blood Sweat & Tears Tattoo is a tattoo shop that has been operating in Charlotte since 2008. The shop has a team of artists with a century of combined knowledge and experience with the craft. They specialize in custom pieces and handle cover-up tattoos. Clients can book an in-person consultation. Additionally, the shop accommodates walk-ins and is open seven days a week. It is owned by Dave Scearce, who is a self-taught tattoo artist and recipient of Creative Loafing's Best Local Tattoo Artist award.

3811 Monroe Road
Charlotte, NC 28205

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2 (Better)

Average Review Score:

4.6 / 5 ( Best)

Total Reviews:

42 (Best)

Score Consistency:

Consistent (Best)

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Responsiveness: A+

Friendliness: A+

Helpfulness: A+

Detail: A+

Canvas Tattoo & Art Gallery

Canvas Tattoo & Art Gallery

  • Traditional Tattoos
  • Watercolor Tattoos
  • Portraits

Canvas Tattoo & Art Gallery is a Charlotte-based shop that specializes in custom tattoos and cover-ups. Canvas opened in 2015 with a focus on providing professional art services in a customer service-oriented environment. The shop features experienced artists that specialize in a range of tattoo styles. Previous clients appreciate the personal attention they received from the artists and compliment the atmosphere of the shop. Canvas' artists are licensed by the state of North Carolina and are blood borne pathogens certified.

Charlotte, NC 28202

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1 (Good)

Average Review Score:

4.5 / 5 ( Best)

Total Reviews:

33 (Best)

Score Consistency:

Consistent (Best)

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Responsiveness: A+

Friendliness: A+

Helpfulness: A+

Detail: A+

Elysium Ink

Elysium Ink

  • Body Art
  • Piercings
  • Jewelry
  • Traditional Tattoos

Elysium Ink is a tattoo and body piercing studio in Concord. The studio provides services in tattooing, body piercing, permanent makeup, and Swarovski crystal tooth art. The team at Elysium Ink is customer service focused and strives to provide professional service with a friendly attitude. Previous clients give compliments to the talent of the artists and friendliness of the staff.

Concord, NC 28025

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1 (Good)

Average Review Score:

4 / 5 ( Best)

Total Reviews:

4 (Good)

Score Consistency:

Consistent (Best)

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Responsiveness: A+

Friendliness: A+

Helpfulness: A+

Detail: A+

Hollywood Ink - South Tryon

Hollywood Ink - South Tryon

  • Piercings
  • Traditional Tattoos

Established in 2001, Hollywood Ink is a tattoo shop located in Charlotte. It performs tattoo services intending to provide quality output in a safe environment for every client. Its artists and other staff are trained to utilize sanitary techniques to maintain a sterile atmosphere in the shop. Clients may book personal appointments with a Hollywood Ink tattoo artist if requested, but walk-ins are also accommodated. Hollywood Ink also offers piercing services.

3501 South Tryon Street
Charlotte, NC 28217

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Immortal Images Custom Tattoo Studio

Immortal Images Custom Tattoo Studio

  • Body Art

Established in 1995, Immortal Images Custom Tattoo Studio is a business in Charlotte that strives to serve clients in a safe and comfortable environment with professionalism, reliability, and consistency. Its owner and tattoo artist, Steve Huntsberry, receives a tattoo artist permit annually from Mecklenburg County Health Department. Huntsberry and his team use brand new, individually sealed, and sterilized needles in every tattoo session. Its autoclave equipment is tested every month to ensure proper functioning.

3750 Monroe Road
Charlotte, NC 28205

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Online Profiles:

3 (Best)

Average Review Score:

5 / 5 ( Best)

Total Reviews:

111 (Best)

Score Consistency:

Consistent (Best)

Infamous Ink Tattoo Studio

Infamous Ink Tattoo Studio

Infamous Ink Tattoo Studio is a custom artwork and piercing studio in Matthews. The artists have over 40 years of collective experience and use top of the line equipment and sterilization gear. Infamous Ink opened in 2010 and past clients give compliments to the quality of artwork and cleanliness of the studio.

Matthews, NC 28105

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Nikki's Tattoo Studio

Nikki's Tattoo Studio

  • Traditional Tattoos
  • Watercolor Tattoos
  • Portraits

Nikki's Tattoo Studio is a Charlotte-based studio that has been in business since 1995. The studio is female owned and operated and provides professional service in a comfortable environment. Owner Nikki Thompson has experience in decorative and custom tattoos of all sizes and specializes in wildlife subjects and black and gray style. Nikki is trained in scar cover, hair fill, permanent makeup, and micro-needling to remove stretch marks, fine lines, and brown spots.

Charlotte, NC 28105

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Online Profiles:

1 (Good)

Average Review Score:

4 / 5 ( Best)

Total Reviews:

17 (Better)

Score Consistency:

Consistent (Best)

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Responsiveness: A+

Friendliness: A+

Helpfulness: A+

Detail: A+

Seventh Sin Tattoo Company

Seventh Sin Tattoo Company

  • Body Art
  • Traditional Tattoos
  • Neotraditional Tattoos

Seventh Sin Tattoo Company is a group of award-winning tattoo artists serving the Charlotte area. Owner Chris Toler specializes in realism and watercolor but is also open to other forms of art. Throughout his career, he has won Best Artist, Best of Show, and other awards. Artist Tivis Phillips has been tattooing for more than 15 years and has developed an expertise in doing coverups and reworks. The group also specializes in black and white, pointillism, and mandala.

927 Central Avenue
Charlotte, NC 28204

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1 (Good)

Average Review Score:

4.5 / 5 ( Best)

Total Reviews:

11 (Better)

Score Consistency:

Consistent (Best)

Sink Or Swim Tattoo

Sink Or Swim Tattoo

  • Traditional Tattoos

Sink Or Swim Tattoo is a tattoo shop with locations in Charlotte and Myrtle Beach. Its resident artist, Elijah, has amassed eight years of tattooing experience, which he further enhanced by participating in tattoo convention circuits. He specializes in geometric, neotraditional black and gray, and custom color designs. Elijah handles a variety of artwork, ranging from delicate line art to large and intricate pieces. Sink Or Swim Tattoo also offers cover-up tattoo work for clients who wish to hide previous designs.

11100 Monroe Road
Matthews, NC 28105

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1 (Good)

Average Review Score:

4 / 5 ( Best)

Total Reviews:

7 (Good)

Score Consistency:

Consistent (Best)

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Responsiveness: A+

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Helpfulness: A+

Detail: A+

Tattoo Bill's, Inc.

Tattoo Bill's, Inc.

  • Body Art

Tattoo Bill's, Inc., opened its studio doors to the people of Charlotte and nearby areas in October 1999. Founded by William Thigpen, the studio aims to deliver tattoo services to clients in a clean and modern facility. The tattoo artists and other experts employed at Tattoo Bill's are recruited based on their direct compatibility with the shop's brand. The shop also offers body piercings and jewelry, laser tattoo removal, and cosmetic tattooing.

10823 John Price Road
Charlotte, NC 28273

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3 (Best)

Average Review Score:

4.7 / 5 ( Best)

Total Reviews:

251 (Best)

Score Consistency:

Consistent (Best)

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Responsiveness: A+

Friendliness: A+

Helpfulness: A+

Detail: A+

Tattoo Me Charlotte

Tattoo Me Charlotte

  • Piercings

Tattoo Me Charlotte is a studio that designs custom tattoos for clients in the metro. It offers different styles of tattooing, including intricate geometric, mandalas, ornamental, surrealism, and watercolor designs. Its team of tattooists focuses on creating a welcoming environment for customers, especially during sessions. Artist Stacy Smith is the owner of Tattoo Me Charlotte, which also offers piercing and jewelry upgrade services. Stacy aims to expand her portfolio with larger project tattoos. She has previously competed for the Ink Master Season 11.

1440 South Tryon Street
Charlotte, NC 28203

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Online Profiles:

1 (Good)

Average Review Score:

5 / 5 ( Best)

Total Reviews:

19 (Better)

Score Consistency:

Consistent (Best)

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Responsiveness: A+

Friendliness: A+

Helpfulness: A+

Detail: A+

West Coast Tattoo

West Coast Tattoo

West Coast Tattoo is a tattoo and piercing studio in Charlotte with over 10 years of business. The studio is customer service oriented and features a team of talented tattoo artists and trained piercers. Past clients have been appreciative of the patience and professionalism of the team at West Coast Tattoo.

Charlotte, NC 28205

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Wild Oats Tattoo

Wild Oats Tattoo

  • Traditional Tattoos

Wild Oats Tattoo has been in the same Charlotte location for 9 years and has designed numerous tattoo arts for its patrons. Its team of four professional artists opens provides a classic and clean tattooing experience. Their specialties include neo-traditional, traditional American, custom letterings, and illustrative pieces. Wild Oats Tattoo's owner, Dave Jesse, has earned numerous recognitions for his artworks. He and his co-artists strive to create unique designs for each client.

13209 Carowinds Boulevard
Charlotte, NC 28273

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2 (Better)

Average Review Score:

3.8 / 5 ( Good)

Total Reviews:

23 (Better)

Score Consistency:

Consistent (Best)

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