Below is a list of the top and leading Tattoo Shops in Austin. To help you find the best Tattoo Shops located near you in Austin, we put together our own list based on this rating points list.
Austin’s Best Tattoo Shops:
The top rated Tattoo Shops in Austin are:
- Triple Crown Tattoo -accepting walk-ins
- Black Dagger Tattoo -a collective of some of Austin’s best and well-rounded tattooers
- Gully Cat Tattoo -one of the most unique and attractive shops in Austin
- Mainstay Tattoo -a cash-only shop
- Electric 13 Tattoo -accommodates traveling tattoo artists
Triple Crown Tattoo
Triple Crown Tattoo is a tattoo shop that was established in 2007. Specializing in classic custom tattoos, they have 6 different artists to choose from that can do the design that you have in mind. Offering services traditional and Japanese styles, they also provide cover-ups and repair services for tattoos that you would want to change or are crudely done. With nothing but the finest tattoo artists under their helm, you can be assured of the artisan quality of their works.
Open for walk-ins or appointments, you can get their services on your most convenient time. Small, big, half-body, or full-body tattoos, they can certainly deliver far beyond the customer’s expectation. A wonderful craftsmanship that you will be proud to wear on your skin, their works are really amazing and note-worthy so try now their services if you are looking to get a tattoo.
Traditional, Japanese, Expert Cover-Ups, Crude Work Repaired
Address: 1157 Chicon St, Austin, TX 78702
Phone: (512) 524-1447
“This was my first large tattoo and Annie was amazing from beginning to end. I couldn’t have asked for a better experience. The shop is very clean, with a super cool vibe. I loved it all and would come back again and again, 12/10 would recommend.” – Lindsay Duecy
Black Dagger Tattoo
Black Dagger Tattoo is a tattoo parlor that was established by AJ Maloney in 2013. Home to Austin’s best tattoo artists, this shop can be found in the heart of North Central Austin. Open daily from 12 Noon to 8 PM, they accept walk-ins on a first-come-first-served basis and an appointment with a $60 cash deposit upon schedule.
They offer a very affordable rate that starts at $80 minimum and with an hourly rate of $150. With 5 of the brightest and professional tattooers working in their shop and guest tattooers from around the globe, you can find the perfect artist that can do your tattoo. Offering comprehensive styles like black and grey, American, Japanese and tribal, you can definitely find the best design to suit your style.
News, Tattooers, Info, The Shop, Store
“Do you like great tattoos? Do you like being treated with respect? Do you like a good hang in a place with a cool vibe? This is the place. Get tattooed by James, you won’t regret it.” – Alex Huther Drums
Gully Cat Tattoo
Gully Cat Tattoo is a tattoo shop founded by Mike Terrell in 2003. Dedicated to providing a safe and worry-free environment for customers particularly to people who will get their first tattoo, they ensure a relaxed and comfortable ambiance in their shop. Open Monday to Saturday from 11:30 AM to 7:30 PM and Sunday from 12 Noon to 6 PM, they can accommodate everyone either walk-in customers or those who booked for an appointment.
Working on different designs, their expert tattoo artists can handle all styles from traditional American and other customized imagery following the ideas of the customers. Aside from their tattoo shop, they also offer merchandise like t-shirts and cap apparel as well as tattoo machines. A complete store with more than 14 years of tattoo experience, it really is a good choice to get your tattoo done here at Gully Cat.
Artists, The Shop, Merch
“Mike is an amazing artist and can draw anything that you can imagine. His shop is very chill which made my first tattoo experience awesome. Thank you Mike Terrell and crew!!!!!” – Dr. Todd Whipple
Mainstay Tattoo is a tattoo shop in Austin that provides classic tattoos for its clients. With a wall of flash designs that clients can choose from, they are also open to do custom work following the client’s preference. Employing 4 of the best class tattoo artists in Austin, you can certainly get the best artisan that will do your ink. Aside from their Mainstay tattooers, they also invite guest artists whose quality of works is superb and can be add on their wide collection.
Open for walk-ins and appointments, they require a non-refundable deposit for all scheduled appointments and are only accepting cash payments. They also offer a tattoo gift certificate that starts at $50 and other Mainstay merchandise that you can get for as low as $10. Enjoy now your tattoo session with them and shop at their store for their products that may catch your fancy.
Galleries, Info, Shop
“Awesome shop. Everyone is super friendly!! Had the pleasure of getting tattooed by Zack, outstanding experience.” – Amy Erickson
Electric 13 Tattoo
Electric 13 Tattoo is originally named Atomic Tattoo but was changed to Electric 13 after owner and tattoo artist, Paco Cendón bought the shop in 2007 and renamed it. Offer the top-most quality of customer service as well as various styles and designs that customer can choose from, it is no wonder that Electric 13 is considered one of the best shops to get your tattoo from.
Open Monday to Thursday from 12 Noon to 10 PM, Friday and Saturday from 12 Noon to 12 AM and Sunday from 2 PM to 8 PM, you can always get the best time that will fit your schedule. With 2 locations in Austin, Campus and Eastside, you can go to the shop nearest you for your convenience. Charging a minimum of $80 for their tattoos and a $150 rate per hour, you can certainly get the best value for your money with their professional and highly creative artisans.
Artists, Our Shop, FAQ
Address: 2001 Guadalupe St Ste d, Austin, TX 78705
Phone: (512) 499-0013
“Got my first tattoo here and they are amazing Jamie did an amazing portrait of my pup based on a picture I had sent. The pic I posted does not do it justice check her out on Instagram for a better picture.” – Eric Tarango
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