Calavera's tattoo shop in San Antonio

Best tattoo shops in San Antonio – Image Credit: Calavera’s Custom Tattoo Facebook Page

Are you looking to get a new tattoo in the near future? There are many things that you need to look for in tattoo shops in San Antonio. Aside from having skilled artists, you want a place that has a good reputation, clean facilities, and excellent customer service. 

We’ve compiled a list of all the best tattoo shops in San Antonio to help you decide where you can get inked. 

Best Tattoo Shops In San Antonio

Bad Habits Tattoo Studio

If you want a tattoo shop that specializes in black and white tattoos, Bad Habits Tattoo Studio is the place to go. Past customers always go back for more because of their excellent service. 
611 Fredericksburg Rd, San Antonio, TX 78201

Calavera’s Tattoo

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Established in 2005, Calavera’s Tattoo is one of the most well-loved tattoo shops in San Antonio. They employ artists that have years of experience, and can therefore offer only quality tattoo work. They allow walk-ins but you can also schedule an appointment to ensure that you have a slot. 
628 S St Mary’s St, San Antonio, TX 78205

Boardwalk Tattoo Studio

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For some, they only have a general idea of what they want their tattoo to look like, so they need a creative artist to help realize these ideas. At Boardwalk Tattoo, you can trust that the artists will work closely with you to come up with an original tattoo that is uniquely yours. 
7218 Blanco Rd, San Antonio, TX 78216

Firme Copias Studio

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There’s a reason why Firme Copias Studio continues to be one of the highest-rated tattoo parlors in San Antonio. Not only do customers rave about their excellent service, but the artistry is of high quality as well. Looking through their website, you’ll find that they are experts in neo-traditional, black and gray tattoos and even cover-ups. 
10520 Culebra Rd Suite 4, San Antonio, TX 78251

The Collective Gallery and Tattoo Studio

Whether you are looking for a simple, minimalist design or a large tattoo with intricate details, The Collective and Gallery and Tattoo Studio is always up to the task. 
6565 Babcock Rd Ste. #5, San Antonio, TX 78249

Electric Panther Tattoo

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Anyone, regardless of race, gender, or creed, is welcome to their tattoo here at Electric Panther Tattoo. Don’t be afraid to tell them if you have a working budget in mind so that they can make adjustments to the design when needed. While walk-ins are welcome, please remember that it is first-come, first-served.
11945 Perrin Beitel Rd, San Antonio, TX 78217

Dandyland Custom Tattoo and Professional Body Piercing

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Having been in the tattoo industry for more than 20 years, there’s no doubt that Dandyland Custom Tattoo would be popular with the locals. They’ve been voted the number one tattoo parlor more than ten times! What’s great is that you can also get a piercing here. 
1620 Fredericksburg Rd, San Antonio, TX 78201

Buddha Box Studios

Here is another shop that offers both tattoos and piercing. Buddha Box has professional tattoo artists and piercers to cater to your need. 
5337 Glen Ridge Dr, San Antonio, TX 78229

Element Tattoo Studio

Customers who frequent Element Tattoo Studio have nothing but praises for the shop. Every staff is professional, and the place is definitely clean. Not to mention that the tattoo artists are well-loved by the community. If your tattoo of choice falls under their specialty of traditional, realism, tribal, dot work, or script, make sure to visit them. 
4741 Fredericksburg Rd, San Antonio, TX 78229

Fortune Brothers Studio

Fortune Brothers Studio opened its doors in 2009, and has since been serving up creative and artistic tattoos. While they have ready designs for you to choose from, they can easily design customized ones for their customers. 
Where: 918 Oblate Dr, San Antonio, TX 78216


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