Here is your guide to finding the perfect parlor for your next tattoo.
Picking out the right parlor to get your next tattoo is an important decision. You want to feel comfortable and in good hands. You need an artist that specializes in that unique style that you want, and who’s willing to listen to you to translate your ideas into a great work of art.
At Tattoo Cares we have put together a list of 6 top parlors in the US with photos of their artists’ pieces of art to help you make the best choice.
#1. Fat Ram’s Pumpkin Tattoo, Boston, MA
This little Bostonian tattoo parlor has 5 different artists with their own unique style. They are known for great quality and affordable prices. Pumpkin Tattoo is a custom studio, so if you have a good idea of what you want, they’ll draw it specifically for you.
If you haven’t figured out what you want yet, they also offer a selection of designs to choose or inspiration from.
They open from Monday to Saturday from 10 AM to 10 PM, and Sundays from 12 PM to 8 PM. They can be reached at 617-522-6444
374 Centre Street
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
#2. Rock of Ages Tattooing, Austin, Texas
With 7 talented and experienced tattoo artists, this parlor keeps amazing its clients. Almost every person who gets a tattoo at Rock of Angels comes back for at least a second one.
You can bring them your design or idea and they’ll interpret it for you. Check out each artist’s style at their page, you’ll find a small and revealing bio about each together with photos of their creations.
They are open every day from noon to 8 PM.
2310 S. Lamar Ave. Suite 105
Austin, TX 78704
#3. Black Heart Tattoo, San Francisco, CA
This parlor is well known in San Francisco as a welcoming and creative environment. It has 7 talented and friendly artists who combined have more than 140 years of experience.
This place is highly regarded as one of the world’s best tattoo parlors and is becoming a technical stop among many travelers who want to get an everlasting souvenir from San Francisco.
They open every day from noon to 8 PM.
177 Valencia St,
San Francisco, CA 94103
#4. Nice Tattoo Parlor, Brooklyn, NY
One of the things that we love the most about this parlor is that it is an alternative to the traditional tattoo parlor. They want to make their clients feel good, no matter the size of their tattoo.
Their creations are very delicate and they specialize in fine-line tattoos, black and gray, geometric, photo-realism and even microblading.
They’re open 7 days a week from 12 PM to 7 PM.
493 Court Street
Brooklyn, NY, 11231
#5. Nite Owl Tattoo, Northampton, MA
This is a 5 stars parlor that offers award-winning tattoos at a first-class experience, that’s what we all want, right? Nite Owl does have excellent customer reviews and a total of 7 experienced resident artists as well as an array of guest artists coming from around the globe.
Check out the artists’ portfolios online, each has a great variety of designs.
They open Tuesday to Saturday from 1 PM to 8 PM, and Sundays with appointments only.
6 Service Center Road
Northampton, MA 01060 USA
#6. Wild Zero Studios, Morgantown, WV
People from neighboring areas choose to come to this little mountain town to get their tattoos done at Wild Zero. The parlor is beautiful and comfortable, with cozy seating areas and local art on the walls.
Artists are friendly and willing to hear your ideas to turn them into amazing tattoos. It has 4 veteran artists and you can check their creations at their page and also on Instagram and Facebook.
From traditional to alternative, bold tattoos or fine-lines, each of these sops is different. And if the style that you want is far away from home, this makes it an even more exciting opportunity to plan a tattoo trip.
They are open Monday to Thursday 11 AM to 10 PM
Friday and Saturday from 11 AM to 10 PM
And Sundays from noon to 7 PM
177 Walnut St
Morgantown, WV 26505
We would love to hear about your favorite tattoo parlor, leave us your comment below.