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Best Tattoo Artists
in Arlington

Why These Tattoo Artists?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Arlington Tattoo Artists 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. 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.

360 Blues and Tattoos

360 Blues and Tattoos has provided Arlington with tattoos and body piercing for more than 15 years. The studio offers traditional tattoos, as well as new-school artwork, classic black and gray, and realistic portraits. Customers can also consult with artists to create custom-designed tattoos. The artists pride themselves on the creativity and variety of their work, particularly dermal anchors.

Arlington, TX 76015


Artistic Encounter

Artistic Encounter is a tattoo shop in downtown Dallas, Texas that offers full custom tattoo and body piercing services. The owner, Billy Jack, has more than 15 years of experience with running tattoo shops, and his team of award-winning artists provides professional consultations on-site. Customers speak highly of the welcoming and creative environment at the studio, which can be found on Main Street. The studio displays a wide array of awards on its walls, as well as plenty of artwork, some of which is available for purchase.

Cat Tattoo

Cat Tattoo is a custom tattoo, laser removal, and piercing studio in Addison, Texas that offers custom tattoos from award-winning artists. It has more than twenty years of experience, and its customers comment on the quality and originality of their artwork. The studio prides itself on safety. It performs rigorous sterilization precautions for every procedure and tests its sterilization equipment monthly. Anyone is free to inspect the certificates and logs of these tests; records have been kept for the last 15-20 years.

Dallas Tattoo

Dallas Tattoo is a custom tattoo studio in Addison, Texas that has a reputation for clean and professional service. Customers speak very highly of the quality of the work done. The owner, tattoo artist Travis Chick, works mainly by appointment, and he is always available for customers to contact via email or text.

Davis St. Tattoo

Davis Street Tattoo is a custom tattoo studio in Dallas, Texas. It specializes in American, Japanese-influenced, and black and gray styles, and provides custom-designed tattoos. Customers are welcome to drop by for a consultation and an estimate, and previous clients speak highly of the welcoming atmosphere and patient staff. The shop was named Best Tattoo Shop of 2015 by the Dallas Observer.

Depiction Tattoo Gallery

Depiction Tattoo Gallery in South Arlington, Texas is a custom tattoo studio with a reputation for clean and friendly service. Previous customers speak highly of the welcoming atmosphere and professional staff. The studio sells branded merchandise, and gift certificates are available.

Arlington, TX 76016


Gold Dust Tattoos & Fine Art

Gold Dust Tattoos and Fine Art is a Dallas tattoo shop that is home to four tattoo artists and a professional body piercer. Owner Char McGaughy has won numerous awards for her creations, including multiple awards and nominations in categories such as black & gray, portrait, and day of the dead. Marked for Life named her as Best Tattoo Artist in Dallas.

J. Hall & Co. Gentleman Tattooers

J. Hall Gentleman Tattooers is a well-established tattoo studio in Dallas, Texas. The proprietor, Josh Hall, has more than a decade of experience as a tattoo artist, and he recently featured in the Dallas Observer as part of their "Best Tattoo Artists in Dallas" series. Josh's main focus is cover ups and large scale traditional tattoos, though he and his four-person crew cater to a wide variety of tastes.

Legacy Arts Tattoo

Legacy Arts Tattoo is an award-winning tattoo studio with two locations in the Dallas area. It offers custom tattoos in every style, including bold full color, black and gray, portraits, photorealism, nu-skool and neo-traditional styles. The studio also offers piercing and dermal anchors. Customers are welcome to walk in without an appointment, and previous clients report a friendly reception.

Lone Star Tattoo

Lone Star Tattoo is an award-winning Dallas Tattoo studio that specializes in creating custom tattoos. Its areas of expertise include American traditional, Americana, Japanese, Oriental, black-and-grey, and color ink styles. The studio offers professional body piercing, and it sells Lone Star Tattoo prints, T-shirts, and hoodies.

Mark Thompson

Mark Thompson is a tattoo artist in Dallas, Texas who has more than 20 years of experience. He exclusively specializes in large custom tattoos, and his primary area of focus is with tattoos that are inspired by Japanese styles. He works from Davis Street Tattoo, which was named Best Tattoo Shop in 2015 by the Dallas Observer.

Psycho Clown Tattoo

Psycho Clown Tattoo has been providing tattoos and body piercing in Fort Worth, Texas since 1993. The studio has been featured in Fort Worth Weekly and has been consistently voted as the best tattoo studio and body modifications parlor in Fort Worth. Free consultations are available for everyone, and previous customers have reported a clean, friendly, and professional environment.

Fort Worth, TX 76164


Rebel Muse Tattoo

Rebel Muse Tattoo is an award-winning tattoo studio in Lewisville, Texas that offers custom tattoos in any style. The ten-strong team has a broad area of expertise, including realism, portraits, Japanese, and American traditional tattoos. Customers are welcome to drop in at any time and ask about a tattoo, and a variety of fine art and merchandise is available for purchase.

Lewisville, TX 75067


Shaws Tattoo Studio

Shaws Tattoo Studio in Addison, Texas is part of a rich history of tattoo artists that stretches back across three generations. The owner, Bob Shaw, has more than 150 years of combined tattooing experience in his family, and his clients speak highly of the quality workmanship that his studio delivers.

Stainless Studios

Stainless Studios is a custom tattoo parlor in Dallas, Texas. Its six-person team of award-winning artists offers custom tattoos in a variety of styles, including neo-traditional, black and gray, Japanese, and cover-ups. All styles are done using inks that are organic and vegan-friendly. The studio also offers professional body piercing services, including microdermal piercings.

Tattoo Ranch

Tattoo Ranch is a custom tattoo studio in the Fort Worth Stockyards, Texas that has a reputation for professionalism. Its customers speak highly of the creative and competent artists, and the studio has been featured in the Dallas Observer, where it was listed as one of the best tattoo shops in Dallas and Forth Worth. The studio is open seven days and accepts walk-ins.

Fort Worth, TX 76164


Urban’s Tattoo and Piercing Studio

Urban's Tattoo & Piercing is an award-winning tattoo and piercing studio in Arlington, Texas. It offers a variety of color and black and white tattoos. Potential customers are welcome to visit the studio, where they can see examples of previous work and awards that have been won. The business holds an A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau and has been awarded 2014 “Best Tattoo and Piercing” by Dallas A-List.

Arlington, TX 76011


Vato Loco Tattoo Studio

Vato Loco Tattoo Studio in Arlington, Texas is a competitively priced tattoo studio who offer discounts for college students and military personnel. The artists offer tattoos in a variety of styles, including traditional, neo-traditional, trash polka, and Chicano. Some artists at the studio have more than a decade of experience, and they all pride themselves on providing a friendly and welcoming atmosphere. Spanish speakers are welcome.

Arlington, TX 76013


Virtuoso Tattoo Krew

Virtuoso Tattoo Krew are tattoo artists in Hurst, Texas with a reputation for warmth and friendliness. Past customers speak highly of the welcoming and personal atmosphere, and future customers can drop in at any time to get a feel for the place. The studio offers custom-designed tattoos, and experienced artists are on hand to talk through the technical details. The studio also sells merchandise, as well as a range of handmade artwork, including prints, albums, and frames.

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