Best Tattoo Shops in New York City

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Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored New York City 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.

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Majestic Tattoo NYC

  • Traditional Tattoos

Majestic Tattoo NYC provides tattooing services in New York. Owner Adal Ray has been a painter and tattoo artist for over 20 years, draws each custom tattoo by hand, and takes care to place designs appropriately to each client's unique anatomy. Clients often come to the studio for Adal's colorful, modern designs, especially for his fractal and psychedelic tatttoos, and his paintings are also on exhibit in the shop's gallery.

430A Pulaski Street
Brooklyn, NY 11221


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