Laurels

Best Tattoo Artists
in San Antonio
2020

Why These Tattoo Artists?

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

Dandyland Tattoos

Dandyland Tattoos has been serving the San Antonio area for more than 20 years. The studio has been voted the number one tattoo and piercing studio by the readers of San Antonio Current 14 times. The tattoo shop regularly rotates guest artists from around the country. The piercers are members of the Association of Professional Piercers and regularly attend the APP conference to continue piercing education. Clients say that the studio has a clean space and easygoing, professional staff.

San Antonio, TX 78288

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Electric Panther Tattoo

Electric Panther Tattoo specializes in American-style color tattoos. The tattoo shop is open six days a week and accepts walk-ins or appointments, and has been serving the San Antonio area for more than 30 years. Clients have given positive feedback for Electric Panther Tattoo's quality work and clean, professional space.

San Antonio, TX 78217

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Element Tattoo Studio

Element Tattoo Studio has been serving San Antonio clients since 2006. The tattoo shop's owner has been working in the industry for more than 15 years, and the artists practice art styles such as traditional, Japanese, watercolor, realism, tribal, geometric, and script styles. Element Tattoo Studio removes tattoos using laser technology with its Hoya ConBio MedLite c6 machine. Clients have praised the tattoo studio for its quality tattoos and polite, friendly staff.

San Antonio, TX 78217

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Firme Copias

Firme Copias practices a variety of tattoo styles, including portraits, neo-traditional, and black and gray. The San Antonio tattoo studio also provides cover up tattoos, and will work with clients through discussion about what will work best for covering up their tattoo. The shop provides body piercing services and carries a selection of body jewelry. The award-winning owner of Firme Copias has more than 10 years of experience in the industry. Clients say that the shop has a laid-back atmosphere and talented artists.

San Antonio, TX 78237

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Flesh Electric Tattoo

Flesh Electric Tattoo has been serving San Antonio clients since 2009. The tattoo studio is licensed in the state of Texas and stays up-to-date on sterilization processes. The tattoo shop has been voted the third best in the San Antonio area. The artists have more than 35 years of combined experience, and practice art styles including traditional, Japanese, black and gray, Sailor Jerry, cover ups, portraits, script, and color realism. Clients have praised Flesh Electric Tattoo for its clean, spacious shop and kind, patient, professional staff.

San Antonio, TX 78212

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Ink Couture Tattoos

Ink Couture Tattoos is a San Antonio, Texas-based shop offering luxury tattoo services to clients throughout the metro area. It delivers an experience reminiscent of spas and its artists are familiar with a multitude of styles including realism, watercolor, photo realism, and Japanese. Ink Couture Tattoos only works with artists experienced in other mediums, which it believes ensures a higher quality of custom artwork to clients desiring unique of intricate pieces.

15717 San Pedro
San Antonio, TX 78232

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Mind's Eye Tattoo

Mind's Eye Tattoo is a tattoo and piercing parlor based in San Antonio. The business stays up-to-date on sterilization procedures and keeps a clean and sanitary space. The artists specialize in animals, realism, and other styles, and have more than 30 years of combined experience in the industry. Clients have praised Mind's Eye Tattoo for its friendly and professional staff, attention to detail, and inviting studio.

San Antonio, TX 78217

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Nostalgic Ink

Nostalgic Ink is a spacious tattoo parlor and art gallery. The artists specialize in a variety of art styles, including pop culture, portraits, black and gray, traditional American, script, and geometric. Clients have given positive feedback for Nostalgic Ink's clean, sanitary shop, welcoming atmosphere, and professional, personable artists.

San Antonio, TX 78247

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Twisted Tattoo

Twisted Tattoo offers a clean space with a pool table, air hockey, and a children's playroom with a TV. The San Antonio tattoo studio provides tattoo styles including black and gray, full-color, realism, and cover up tattoos. The shop also provides surface and exotic body piercing services. Clients have praised Twisted Tattoo for its clean, friendly environment and professional staff.

San Antonio, TX 78216

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Xtreme

Xtreme has been serving San Antonio clients for more than 15 years. The tattoo parlor takes walk-ins and appointments and provides custom tattoos and body piercings. The shop carries a large selection of body jewelry and will do microdermals, belly, tongue, eyebrow, cartilage, and other piercings. Clients have given positive feedback for the studio's informative, friendly, and knowledgeable staff.

San Antonio, TX 78247

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