Below is a list of the top and leading Tattoo Shops in Houston. To help you find the best Tattoo Shops located near you in Houston, we put together our own list based on this rating points list.
Houston’s Best Tattoo Shops:
The top rated Tattoo Shops in Houston are:
- 3rd Generation Ink – original founder is inducted in the Tattoo Hall of Fame
- Flying Squid Tattoo – seven talented artists provided with individual art rooms
- Scorpion Studios Tattoo – licensed professionals that works with safety considerations
- Texas Body Art – a mix of style and comfort in every session
- The Redhawk Studio – customized and realistic tattoos
3rd Generation Ink
3rd Generation Ink is the oldest tattoo authority in America. The family headed by Bob Shaw has known tattoos as early as 1940. He has worked with Bert Grimm, a well-known tattoo artist all throughout the globe. Learning a lot and being a good student, he eventually took over the shop of Bert. Bob is considered to be a very influential figure in the tattoo industry. Aside from his intricate design skills, he keeps in mind the safety of his clients. His contributions to the industry gave way to his Tattoo Hall of Fame induction.
Traditional, Realism, Watercolor, Tribal, New School, Neo-Traditional, Japanese, Blackwork, Illustrative
“My wife and I have got 2 tattoos a piece here, and we will definitely be back. The place is clean, and the artists are friendly and talented. We were walk-ins both times and they got to us immediately. An all-around great place to get a tattoo.” – Clinton Lawrence
Flying Squid Tattoo
Flying Squid Tattoo is not only a tattoo shop but also functions as an art gallery. It is nestled in the middle of the Houston Heights area. Its group of artists are experts in various styles. They consider the client’s health by only using sterilized items. The group is composed of seven tattoo geniuses. Perez, Ryan Scroggins, Bill McBee, Dustin Whelan, Jeremy Pacheco, Mel Mo’Black, Billy Ho and Give Up made up the team. Each of them is provided with a customized room in the gallery. Inside the room, they can have all the artistic freedom and privacy that they need. This ensures a full concentration on their needlework.
Custom Design Tattoo, Art Gallery (Cross Stitch & Jewelry)
“Went in to add more to my arm and touch up, My artist Mel Mo Black is the best! Check her out.” – Musikkillz Lin
Scorpion Studios Tattoo
Scorpion Studios Tattoo offers a satisfying tattoo experience to Houstonians. Their professional artists are competent and can execute to life whatever concept and style a client prefers. Not only that, but the studio is proud to announce that they are composed of licensed tattoo artists. Equipment and elements are all single-use and each of them is sterilized prior to usage There are over a thousand choices of designs, apart from the draw to order requests. All walk-ins are welcome to visit the shop. The team promises an artistic consultation before any session.
“Was super-efficient and the people there have great attitudes (especially with freaked customers- my sister).” – Carina Webster
Texas Body Art
Texas Body Art is managed by the tattoo icon, Johnny Jackson. Several tattoo artists in the studio are under the tutelage of Johnny. They are equipped with the proper knowledge and background to render amazing tattoo designs. For each artwork, they combine style and comfort. Surfaces are covered with safety films while ink caps and service needles are discarded after use. Their wide range of clientele includes lawyers, doctors, musicians, NFL football players, and even families. No wonder they are a 10 time Best Tattoo and Piercing Studio awardee in Houston.
Tattoo Services, Spider Web Tattoos, Modified Designs, Wedding Tattoos
“The only shop that would do our wedding tattoos. They did an outstanding job. They still look as good as the day we had them done.” – Kimberly Oliver
The Redhawk Studio
The Redhawk Studio is a premier tattoo shop established on the East Downtown portion of Houston. It specializes in blackwork and line tattoos. For the blackwork, they carefully incorporate the artistic visions of its clients by just using the black ink. This type of needlework requires extensive expertise and talent. Another one is the line tattoo which is another remarkable art. With this variation, a series of lines make up customized and realistic images. The shop does not accept walk-ins to maintain focus for every tattoo project. To avail of their services, clients need to book an appointment in advance.
“Remy is amazing! He’s very nice and his studio has a very relaxing atmosphere. He made my first tattoo experience a calming and memorable one. I love my tattoo so much and I hope to be back again soon! Thank you Remy!” – Brynn Dempsey
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