Laurels
Best Tattoo Artists
in Omaha
2016

Why These Tattoo Artists?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored tattoo artists on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analysed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best tattoo artists in Omaha, NE.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 2. Credibility

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Experience

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

  • 4. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Absolute Tattoos and Body Piercing

Absolute Tattoos and Body Piercing is a provider of low-cost and high-quality custom tattooing services in Bellevue. The married owners founded the studio over two decades ago after retiring from the US Army. The couple had their tattooing apprenticeship in Europe and have been practicing together in the same studio ever since. The studio is open on Wednesday to Saturday from 12:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and only open on Sunday for already set and confirmed appointments.

Bellevue, NE(402) 293-8827

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American Tattoo

American Tattoo is a full-service tattoo and body piercing studio serving Omaha since 1988 as the “Oldest tattoo studio in Omaha." The studio extends its piercing and tattooing services to minors between 16 and 17 as long as they have parental or guardian consent signed in the presence of a notary. The studio’s artists are capable of traditional tattoo designs, pop culture inspired or Pinterest ideas, and relish the chance and challenge to bring customers’ ideas to life.

Omaha, NE(402) 339-9000

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Authentic Ink Tattoo and Piercing

Authentic Ink Tattoo and Piercing is a studio in Omaha that offers the best quality body piercing and tattoos at a great price. The studio’s body piercing experts have over 17 years experience between them. The studio starts all piercing with non-corrosive surgical steel or special titanium to give customers a safe and healthy piercing. At the studio, all tattoos and piercings are done in a clean and private room. The studio also allows guests to sit with clients while the tattooing or piercing goes on.

Omaha, NE(402) 933-3505

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Beats and Tatts double

Beats and Tatts doubles as a tattoo parlor and audio engineering studio in Omaha. Services offered by the company include art, music production, recording, and photography. The tattoo studio is capable of a variety of styles such as cartoon graphic, inspirational, and creative styles of tattooing. The company has partnerships with Kerns Productions, Too Slick Entertainment, and Number Six.

Omaha, NE(402) 359-1838

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Bizarre Tattoo

Bizarre Tattoo is a body art studio in Omaha that provides exceptional customer service and outstanding tattoos. Services offered by the studio include custom black and gray realism, religious tattoos, cover-ups, and color tattoos. The studio is closed on Sunday and Wednesday but opened the rest of the week from 12:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. The studio’s focus is to bring “people's ideas to life and be part of an individual’s expressions through tattoos.”

Omaha, NE(402) 891-7993

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Grinn and Barrett Tattoo

Grinn and Barrett Tattoo and Piercing was founded in 1991 and is noted as one of the first tattoo studios in Omaha. However, in 2006, the studio came under a new female owner who has been named one of the five best female tattoo artists in the US. Since then, the studio has won the Best Tattoo Parlor award at the Omaha Magazine’s Best of Omaha in 2006, 2008, and 2011. The studio’s work has been featured in magazines such as Prick, Skinshots, and Tattoo Revival.

Omaha, NE(402) 553-7714

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Omega Point Tattoo

Omega Point Tattoo is a tattoo parlor serving clients in Omaha. The parlor has a five-star rating after 14 Google reviews. As a client puts it, “Well, this place, it's the cat pajamas. If you want a custom art piece this is the place in Omaha. Andy K and his guys are super talented and won't disappoint. Super chill atmosphere! I dig it.” The parlor is open every day except Sunday from 12:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. and doesn’t offer its services to minors.

Omaha, NE(402) 932-9376

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Ouch Studios

Ouch Studios is a licensed tattoo studio in Omaha offering modern electric tattooing services. The studio’s two principal artists have a cumulative tattooing experience of over 40 years and offer “high-quality body art at a reasonable price.” The studio is open Monday to Saturday from noon to 8:00 p.m. The studio is open to walk-ins as well as to accommodate appointments for customers outside the normal working hours.

Omaha, NE(402) 342-1907

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Quality Ink Tattoo

Quality Ink Tattoo is a Bellevue tattoo and body piercing studio with artists that have over 30 years of combined experience. The studio’s owner and the head artist has over 17 years of professional tattooing experience and has been featured on television and magazines such as PAIN and INK. The studio has a 4.7 out of five rating after 94 Google reviews. The studio is open every day except Tuesday.

Bellevue, NE(402) 292-2406

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Revolution Studios Tattoos

Revolution Studios Tattoos is a centrally located Omaha tattoo parlor offering superior quality and customer service at a very affordable price. A customer writes about one of the studio’s artists, "I went in to get my tattoo fixed since the last artist didn't really do that great of a job. Rob completely destroyed the other guy's work and made it his own. It came out amazing and I couldn't be happier with it. I may never go anywhere else for my tattoos."

Omaha, NE(402) 731-1976

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Sailor’s Grave

Sailor’s Grave is a walk-in only tattoo studio in Omaha. The studio offers a unique experience as it rotates its artists every couple of weeks, presenting an unpredictable atmosphere and approach for clients. The studio occasionally features guest artists who are top names in the industry to add to the unpredictable nature of the studio. The studio offers limited piercing services to minors with parental consent but offers no tattooing service to minors. The studio also offers only single session tattoos to accommodate as many customers as possible.

Omaha, NE(402) 502-8322

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Skin Deep

Skin Deep is an ultra modern and clean tattoo and piercing studio in Omaha. The studio is fully licensed and a member of the Association of Professional Piercers. The studio has been open for more than 20 years and the current artists have over 20 years of combined tattooing experience. The studio offers a loyalty and referral system that gives customers a free hour of tattooing or a free piercing time after every five sessions of tattooing or piercing, or after every five new customer referrals. The studio also offers to tattoo minors from 16 and above.

Omaha, NE(402) 991-4141

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Tenth Sanctum

Tenth Sanctum is a tattoo studio in Omaha founded in 2014. The founder has over 15 years of tattooing experience and enjoys doing traditional, neo-traditional, illustrative, and oriental tattoos. The variety of unique artists in the studio means Tenth Sanctum can offer a range of tattooing styles to its clients. The studio has no fixed schedule as each artist keeps their own schedule. A client recently reviewed the company, “Great clean place to get your tats. I finished my sleeve with J Barnett, and he did a phenomenal job! Highly recommended!”

Omaha, NE(402) 422-1010

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Viking Tattoo

Viking Tattoo is an Omaha state licensed tattoo parlor founded over five years ago. All tattoo artists of the studio are state licensed to maintain quality standards. The studio’s founder has over 20 years tattooing experience with a specialty in the black and gray format. Customers can make appointments in person or on the phone, and deposits for all appointments are $20. The studio is open every day from 12:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. except Sundays when it opened from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Omaha, NE(402) 334-2778

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Villain’s

Villain’s is a tattoo and piercing parlor in Omaha founded in 1994. The studio meets all health regulations and guarantees all work. The founder has over 23 years of tattooing experience, over 20 years of piercing experience, and is also on the board of directors for The Alliance of Professional Tattooists. The studio also has dermal implant artists available by appointments. The studio is open every day from noon to 8:00 p.m. except on Sunday when it is closed by 5:00 p.m.

Omaha, NE(402) 731-0202

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