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Best Tattoo Shops in Nashville
2022

Art Immortal Tattoo

Art Immortal Tattoo

  • Body Art
  • Traditional Tattoos

Art Immortal Tattoo is a tattoo studio serving clients from all over Nashville. The studio is equipped with individually-enclosed booths to give its clients a sense of security, privacy, and comfort during their sessions. Its team of tattoo experts is skilled in executing different styles and designs. It also performs other body modification services, like piercings and microblading. It also helps clients after their session by giving them comprehensive aftercare instructions. Clients can visit the studio by appointment or as a walk-in.

660 Myatt Drive
Nashville, TN 37115

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Online Profiles:

1 (Good)

Average Review Score:

4.5 / 5 ( Best)

Total Reviews:

8 (Good)

Score Consistency:

Consistent (Best)

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Responsiveness: A+

Friendliness: A+

Helpfulness: A+

Detail: A+

Artwerks Studios

Artwerks Studios

  • Piercings
  • Traditional Tattoos

Artwerks Studios is a tattoo shop that serves clients in Nashville. The business provides custom tattoos in a wide range of styles and designs. Its team of professional tattoo artists is well-versed in realism, mandalas, portraits, dot work, traditional style, and photorealistic animal portraits. Piercing and screen printing services are also available. The business is owned by Louie Lopez, who has been in the industry for more than 15 years. Artwerks Studios has been operating since 2012.

386 Haywood Lane
Nashville, TN 37211

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3 (Best)

Average Review Score:

4 / 5 ( Best)

Total Reviews:

322 (Best)

Score Consistency:

Consistent (Best)

Battleground Tattoo

Battleground Tattoo

  • Traditional Tattoos
  • Neotraditional Tattoos

Battleground Tattoo is a studio that offers services in Nashville. With more than 40 years of combined experience, the tattoo artists provide a variety of services ranging from simple names to full sleeves, all done in an environment that is clean, safe, and sterile. The studio is owned by tattoo artist Will Bledsoe, who has more than a decade of experience in providing American traditional and Japanese designs with sacred geometry, Victorian ornament, and art nouveau influences.

1111 Lakeview Drive
Franklin, TN 37067

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1 (Good)

Average Review Score:

4 / 5 ( Best)

Total Reviews:

15 (Better)

Score Consistency:

Consistent (Best)

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Responsiveness: A+

Friendliness: A+

Helpfulness: A+

Detail: A+

Black 13 Tattoo Parlor

Black 13 Tattoo Parlor

  • Body Art

Black 13 Tattoo Parlor is a professional tattoo shop established in 2008 in Nashville. It specializes in custom tattoo designs including black and grey, supersaturated, realism, portrait, and nature-based designs. Cover-up, rework, and touch-up services can be accommodated. Black 13 uses Eternal Ink which is organic and vegan. It offers excellent customer service and a clean and comfortable environment for its clients. Black 13 is open from Monday to Saturday and takes in clients by appointment only.

1313 Dickerson Pike
Nashville, TN 37207

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2 (Better)

Average Review Score:

4.7 / 5 ( Best)

Total Reviews:

173 (Best)

Score Consistency:

Consistent (Best)

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Responsiveness: A+

Friendliness: A+

Helpfulness: A+

Detail: A+

Electric Hand Tattoo

Electric Hand Tattoo

  • Traditional Tattoos

Electric Hand Tattoo is a Nashville-based tattoo parlor with clients from throughout the area. Established in 2011, the studio provides custom tattoos, incorporating clients' preferences and inspirations. The team of artists has experience in a broad variety of styles, including traditional Eastern and Western art, photorealism, portraiture, American Folk, and Pop art. Because Electric Hand is a collective, not a business, each artist on-site is responsible for his or her own business. If clients are interested in receiving services from a particular artist, they should reach out to that artist for pricing and scheduling information.

913 Gallatin Avenue
Nashville, TN 37206

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1 (Good)

Average Review Score:

5 / 5 ( Best)

Total Reviews:

15 (Better)

Score Consistency:

Consistent (Best)

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Responsiveness: A+

Friendliness: A+

Helpfulness: A+

Detail: A+

Evolutionary Studios

Evolutionary Studios

  • Piercings
  • Traditional Tattoos

Evolutionary Studios, located in Hendersonville, is unique among Nashville Metro tattoo parlors, in that it takes an unusually clinical approach to the art of tattooing. Clients visiting the Evolutionary Studios brick-and-mortar location will find a building closer in resemblance to a doctor's office than a tattoo studio. The facility is extremely clean, and each resident artist on the team has received training well beyond state regulations. All staff tattooists are licensed, insured, and certified to perform CPR as well as first aid.

795a West Main Street
Hendersonville, TN 37075

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1 (Good)

Average Review Score:

5 / 5 ( Best)

Total Reviews:

10 (Better)

Score Consistency:

Consistent (Best)

Gold Club Electric

Gold Club Electric

  • Body Art
  • Traditional Tattoos

Gold Club Electric Tattoo is based in downtown Nashville, next to the Printers Alley. Artists on the staff specialize in a range of styles, from American traditional and portraiture to custom lettering and bold, bright, geometric designs. Clients can visit the brick-and-mortar location for a walk-in appointment six days a week, with Sunday appointments available by appointment only. Chris Murphy, who owns and leads the business, has assembled a team of experienced tattoo artists, including Derek Billingsley, P.J. Anderson, Derrick Hooper, and Mike Fite.

1008c Woodland Street
Nashville, TN 37206

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Online Profiles:

2 (Better)

Average Review Score:

4.1 / 5 ( Best)

Total Reviews:

316 (Best)

Score Consistency:

Consistent (Best)

Kustom Thrills

Kustom Thrills

  • Body Art
  • Traditional Tattoos

Opened in 2007, Kustom Thrills is a professional tattoo shop located in east Nashville featuring an eclectic, rock & roll vibe. It specializes in custom tattoo designs including traditional, realism, watercolor, and fine line designs. All tattoo and creative services are performed in a clean and sterile environment.

1000 Main Street
Nashville, TN 37206

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Online Profiles:

1 (Good)

Average Review Score:

4.5 / 5 ( Best)

Total Reviews:

68 (Best)

Score Consistency:

Consistent (Best)

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Responsiveness: A+

Friendliness: A+

Helpfulness: A+

Detail: A+

Lone Wolf

Lone Wolf

  • Body Art
  • Traditional Tattoos
  • Portraits

Lone Wolf is a tattoo shop that serves the residents of Nashville. Its team of tattoo artists specializes in custom body art, such as portrait, old school, cover-up, and cosmetic tattoos. The shop also offers piercing services. It was established in 1993 and is operated by Ben and Stacey Dixon. Ben began his tattoo apprenticeship journey in November 1991. For 11 consecutive years, the establishment was voted as the Best Tattoo Studio in the Best of Nashville.

3445 Lebanon Pike
Nashville, TN 37076

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Online Profiles:

1 (Good)

Average Review Score:

4.5 / 5 ( Best)

Total Reviews:

21 (Better)

Score Consistency:

Consistent (Best)

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Responsiveness: A+

Friendliness: A+

Helpfulness: A+

Detail: A+

Music City Tattoo

Music City Tattoo

  • Traditional Tattoos

Music City Tattoo is a tattoo shop in Nashville that has been operating in the area since 2004. It promotes a private and clean environment to deliver quality service. The tattoo artists specialize in custom tattoos, which are done by appointment. They can also work on cover-up tattoos and are experienced with a variety of designs, such as black-and-gray, color, traditional, tribal, and floral styles. Music City Tattoo can accommodate walk-ins.

2810 Bransford Avenue
Nashville, TN 37204

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Online Profiles:

3 (Best)

Average Review Score:

4.8 / 5 ( Best)

Total Reviews:

53 (Best)

Score Consistency:

Consistent (Best)

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Responsiveness: A+

Friendliness: A+

Helpfulness: A+

Detail: A+

One Drop Ink

One Drop Ink

  • Body Art
  • Piercings

One Drop Ink is a Nashville-based tattoo parlor with a small team of qualified artists creating body art for local clients. Elisheba Israel, the business's owner as well as one of its artists, works alongside Michael “Ol Skool” Mucker, her fellow tattoo artist, and Angelena, the business's resident body piercing specialist. Ms. Israel was a prominent participant in the Nashville Black Artists Renaissance, with murals and paintings shown at Columbia State, the Ha Factory, Boheme Collectif, and additional local venues. In 2015, Indieville TV named her the 2015 Nashville Tattoo Artist of the Year.

1511 Jefferson Street
Nashville, TN 37208

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Online Profiles:

2 (Better)

Average Review Score:

4.9 / 5 ( Best)

Total Reviews:

83 (Best)

Score Consistency:

Consistent (Best)

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Responsiveness: A+

Friendliness: A+

Helpfulness: A+

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Safe House Tattoo Studio

Safe House Tattoo Studio

  • Traditional Tattoos

Safe House Tattoo Studio is a Nashville-based studio established in 2012. It has seven artists with over 40 years of experience in creating body art of different styles, sizes, and colors. This includes traditional black-and-white imagery, animal-based portraits, floral designs, pop culture caricatures, and ornamental lettering. Clients can view each artist's profiles and portfolios to understand their styles and view their schedule of appointments. The studio also accommodates walk-in sessions and tattoo removal or fix-up projects.

4303 Gallatin Pike
Nashville, TN 37216

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1 (Good)

Average Review Score:

4.5 / 5 ( Best)

Total Reviews:

12 (Better)

Score Consistency:

Consistent (Best)

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Responsiveness: A+

Friendliness: A+

Helpfulness: A+

Detail: A+

Titan Tattoo

Titan Tattoo

  • Jewelry
  • Traditional Tattoos
  • Neotraditional Tattoos
  • Watercolor Tattoos
  • Geometric Tattoos

Titan Tattoo is a body art and piercing studio. It originally opened over 10 years ago serving the Nashville area. The studio employs a staff of fully licensed artists for portfolio-based and customized tattoo designs. This includes realistic portraits, black-and-gray sleeves, and elaborate fauna designs. Titan Tattoo also provides touch-ups and cover-ups for existing tattoos. Furthermore, it handles body piercing services and uses Titan Tatoo's large selection of jewelry such as titanium, niobium, and specialty jewelry pieces.

2605 Lebanon Pike
Nashville, TN 37214

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2 (Better)

Average Review Score:

5 / 5 ( Best)

Total Reviews:

38 (Best)

Score Consistency:

Consistent (Best)

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Responsiveness: A+

Friendliness: A+

Helpfulness: A+

Detail: A+

Victory Tattoo - West Nashville

Victory Tattoo - West Nashville

  • Traditional Tattoos

Victory Tattoo - West Nashville has been offering body art services in and around Nashville since 2014. Team lead Mia Graffam, a native of Honolulu, learned to make tattoos in 2008 and began her professional career in 2009. She obtained imagery inspiration from Mike Malone and Sailor Jerry, two of America's traditional tattoo artists. Her tattoo work involves bright colors, clean outlines, or smooth black and gray features. Mia's paintings have been displayed in multiple galleries in Hawaii and Manhattan.

4808 Charlotte Avenue
Nashville, TN 37209

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2 (Better)

Average Review Score:

4.5 / 5 ( Best)

Total Reviews:

43 (Best)

Score Consistency:

Consistent (Best)

We hire mystery shoppers to call our providers anonymously and evaluate them. Providers who respond quickly, answer questions thoroughly, and communicate politely score higher.

Responsiveness: A+

Friendliness: A+

Helpfulness: A+

Detail: A+

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