Best Tattoo Shops in Albuquerque

Why These Tattoo Shops?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Albuquerque 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

Good Fortune Tattoo

Good Fortune Tattoo is an Albuquerque-based custom tattoo studio. Artist and owner Frankie Montoya specializes in the mandala and geometric work and uses a blend of symmetry and dot work. Frankie works with professional tattoo artists Eric Sedillo, who specializes in realism and horror, Ericksen Reed Linn, Alex Werder, and Fabian Pedroza. The team has a strong focus on providing quality tattoos that fit the client's personality. Previous clients are highly impressed by the team's artistry and professionalism.

Albuquerque, NM 87109


Mudcupper's Tattoo

Mudcupper's Tattoo is an Albuquerque tattoo and piercing shop. Owner and tattoo artist Micheal Gibbs opened Mudcupper's in 2004 with a focus on a clean, family-friendly environment. Micheal is an award-winning artist and is CPR/AED certified and bloodborne pathogens certified. The experienced piercers are bloodborne pathogen trained and are licensed by the state New Mexico. Mudcupper's is dedicated to providing a safe environment and the staff performs sterilization each morning. The rooms are sterilized again after use and Mudcupper's makes all of their health inspection records public.

Albuquerque, NM 87112


Por Vida Tattoo

Por Vida Tattoo is a tattoo parlor and body piercing shop in Albuquerque. Founder Bale Sisneros began Por Vida in 2006 and specializes in freehand black and gray style tattoos. Bale is joined by five experienced artists with a range of specialties, the majority being in black and gray style. The team has a strong focus on technique and creativity and uses safe tattoo and piercing methods.

1014 Central Avenue Southwest
Albuquerque, NM 87102


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