Best Tattoo Shops in Columbus

Why These Tattoo Shops?

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

Carpe Diem Dermal Art Studio

Carpe Diem Dermal Art Studio is a Columbus studio that has been serving central Ohio for over 18 years. Tattoo artist Joe Dudley has over 20 years of experience and extensive training in piercing and tattooing. Clients can get tattoos and piercings in a comfortable and sterile environment. Carpe Diem Dermal Art Studio is committed to quality, providing creative ideas, affordable prices, and they use state-of-the-art equipment. Clients’ satisfaction is their top priority, and clients remark on the great experience they had and recommend Joe.

Columbus, OH 43207


Identity Tattoo Parlor

  • Traditional Tattoos
  • Piercings

Identity Tattoo Parlor offers full custom tattoo services in Columbus. It is home to trained artists who specialize in a wide array of tattoo styles, such as illustrative, black and gray realism, neo-traditional, new school, and traditional. The shop maintains a retail space where pieces of art can be purchased. The artists also accept commissions for custom art. To make guests and clients comfortable, Identity Tattoo Parlor makes it a point to keep its environment welcoming.

2094 Henderson Road
Columbus, OH 43220