Best Tattoo Shops In New Orleans

Below are the best 23 tattoo shops in New Orleans picked by BestProsInTown

12 - 8PM

1027 Touro St, New Orleans
TOUGH LOVE TATTOOS Tattoo

“I was in town for a few days and wanted to get some work done. The whole shop was awesome. Kevin was my artist and he did absolutely amazing and worked on his day off. It was a great experience and glad I stopped in.“

5 Superb46 Reviews

12 - 6PM

1124 St Charles Ave, New Orleans
Lucky Dagger Tattoo Tattoo

“This is the best tattoo shop in New Orleans! Everyone in there is super friendly and welcoming. They’re so talented - I came in wanting a tricky cover up and Jacqui got it done no problem. I am so happy with the result! And the shop is very clean and hygienic. I would highly recommend Lucky Dagger to anyone“

5 Superb38 Reviews

12 - 8PM

1815 Magazine St, New Orleans
Idle Hands Tattoo Parlour Tattoo

“After doing research on the best tattoo parlors in New Orleans, I emailed Flex at Idle Hands to talk about setting up an appointment during my time in town. He got back with me promptly & let me know a few details including making a deposit to secure my appointment. Flex set me up with Chloe for my permanent souvenir. She was professional & friendly. She drew up my tattoo & resized it a couple times until it was to my liking. I was very happy with the outcome. Very clean lines. She went over healing instructions & also sent me home with a card which included the instructions. I definitely recommend Idle Hands. The shop is clean. They do accept walk ins, but I suggest making an appointment, if possible. Thank you, Chloe & Idle Hands!“

4.9 Superb55 Reviews

12 - 8PM

3933 Toulouse St, New Orleans
SwampWater Studio, LLc Tattoo

“Bottom line: Brandi has made me wish I had found her sooner. That's how good of an experience this was, with great suggestions for your time around the city as well. Best ink work I have on me, hands down. 11/10 would recommend.“

5 Superb26 Reviews

12 - 7PM

2350 St Claude Ave, New Orleans
Treasure Tattoo Tattoo

“This place was amazing! The work looks incredible, the tattoos are affordable, and the staff was extremely kind easy to talk to! 11/10 I will definitely be going back“

4.8 Superb86 Reviews

12 - 8PM

4916 Freret St, New Orleans
Ace Tattoo New Orleans Tattoo

“We walked in to get matching tattoos for my bachelorette trip! We were able to get right in. Kenny was amazing! The shop was clean and had a great vibe! Highly recommend them!“

4.9 Superb36 Reviews

12 - 9:30PM

308 Magazine St, New Orleans
Hell or High Water Tattoo Tattoo

“Last weekend we visited NOLA for our Bach trip and quite a few of us decided we wanted tattoos! The artist, Wes, was SO accommodating and had the best vibe. There was a large group of us, so we fully expected them to not be able to accommodate all of us, but Wes stayed late to ensure we were all taken care of. The quality of the work is immaculate, and has taken hardly any time to heal! HUGE thanks to Wes for being so amazing and giving us a permanent way to remember this trip!“

4.8 Superb57 Reviews

12PM - 12AM

501 Frenchmen St, New Orleans
Downtown Tattoos and Piercing Tattoo

“My wife and I are traveling due to moving with the military and we stopped in to get a tattoo! Wow we were not disappointed by Jim he did amazing took a idea and really made it come to life! I am super impressed with the tattoo and he made my wife feel so comfortable! This was her first tattoo she didn't just sit on her phone! He talked to her made feel so comfortable highly recommend!!!“

4.8 Superb51 Reviews

1 - 8PM

929 N Broad St, New Orleans
Catahoula Tattoo ️ Tattoo

“Wonderful experience today! Clean, professional service, and great customer care! Impressive and talented artists.“

4.8 Superb50 Reviews

Open 24 today

8718 Oak St, New Orleans
Space Tiger Tattoos Tattoo

“One of the cleanest shops in the city, in terms of the quality of work coming from each artist as well as the shop itself; it's gorgeous. I should also mention that between each artist they have just about any style you could ask for covered. Oh and did I mention how personable and courteous they are? It's no wonder why this place has such a good reputation.“

5 Superb11 Reviews

12 - 9PM

2126 Magazine St, New Orleans
We Bleed Ink Tattoos and Piercing Tattoo

“I found We Bleed Ink Tattoos and Piercing on TikTok and decided to try them out this weekend while I was in New Orleans. I WAS NOT DISAPPOINTED!! PJ was amazing, he listened to what I wanted and was honest about what would work. He is exceptionally patient with me as this was my first tattoo. If you are scared or nervous come here and ask for PJ he is awesome for first timers. Will be coming back in December for phase two. I cannot rave about this studio. The atmosphere was on point and very welcoming! Love it!Service: Tattoos“

4.7 Superb87 Reviews

11AM - 7PM

4421 Magazine St, New Orleans
Tattooagogo Tattoo

“Scott was awesome! I messaged him a couple of weeks before coming to New Orleans with a group of 5 we all had ideas on what we wanted he redesigned some of are ideas and they all came out amazing. I highly recommend. Thanks for the ink and for the Frankenstein drawing“

4.8 Superb19 Reviews

10AM - 10PM

3361 General De Gaulle Dr B, New Orleans
Crest coast tattoo & Art gallery Tattoo

“Crest Coast Tattoo are very friendly and professional. His work shows skill and patience. I will be returning to get more tattoos from him.Services: Color ink tattoos“

5 Superb6 Reviews

10AM - 8PM

4232 Canal St, New Orleans
Tattoo Temple Tattoo

“Brielle was absolutely amazing, best vibe and amazing, careful and intentional work. Loved everything!“

4.7 Superb24 Reviews

10AM - 10PM

610 Frenchmen St, New Orleans
Electric Ladyland Tattoo Tattoo

“Got fresh ink while visiting NOLA, and couldn't have asked for a better experience! Scott drew up our custom designs overnight and inked them for us the next day. Everyone in the shop was super nice, and it's the cleanest tattoo shop I've ever been in! Very laid back atmosphere, and Scott kept us laughing the whole time we were there. Plus, he did an AMAZING job on our tats - incredible detail, and his artistic vision was spot on for what we wanted. We will make a special trip back to NOLA to get our next tats here. Highly recommend!“

4.6 Superb82 Reviews

1 - 7PM

3916 St Claude Ave, New Orleans
The New Orleans Tattoo Archive (in Good Work Tattoos) Tattoo

“Shelby Crow did a fantastic job on my wife's newest tattoo, and is a very talented, pleasant, and personable artist.“

4.6 Superb39 Reviews

12PM - 12AM

140 N Carrollton Ave, New Orleans
Mid City Voodoux Tattoos Tattoo

“Absolutely the best Tattoo artists in New Orleans, very professional and kind! Great work!“

4.5 Superb40 Reviews

2 - 8PM

1530 Magazine St, New Orleans
Eyecandy Tattoos Tattoo

“Reached out yesterday afternoon and received a response quickly. A friend and I worked with Markus. He was super polite and patient, had great suggestions and was easy to work with if we wanted to change something. His demeanor was very calming. I had designed a small, simple piece. He kept very true to it, but made it much better. Art work / portfolio was outstanding. It was as a great experience.“

3.7 Good3 Reviews

10AM - 3AM

606 Tchoupitoulas St, New Orleans
Tattoo Bayou Tattoo

“I had an hour to kill during my stay in NOLA. I decided I needed another piercing. The place has a very relaxed vibe but I was helped immediately. I had maybe a 15 minute wait for my turn, which is awesome for a walk in. Piercer was friendly and helpful. I got my piercing and was back to my hotel before my hour was up. Will definitely keep them in mind for my next visit.“

4.2 Good91 Reviews

10AM - 2AM

1024 Canal St, New Orleans
Big Easy Tattoo & Co. Tattoo

“Great experience! Me and three other friends were in town for a girls trip and we decided to get a matching tattoo. We all decided to get a Mardi Gras mask and.Sqee is the one who did all four of us. She is absolutely phenomenal. She’s adorable, she has a great personality. She’s extremely talented and it was a great experience.“

4 Good49 Reviews

11AM - 8PM

3328 Magazine St, New Orleans
Pigment Tattoo Tattoo

“Clean and eccentric facility with friendly and helpful staff. They are also very professional and knowledgeable. My daughter's nose piercing was literally the perfect size and in the perfect spot. It was beautiful. I like the private tables being walls for our piercing experience. Erik was so much fun!We'll be back !“

3.9 Good43 Reviews

3PM - 5AM

4140 Washington Ave, New Orleans
Orleans Ink Tattoo

“Great art work real easy to work with and understand the art works of the tattoos designs are great“

4 Good60 Reviews

11AM - 3AM

1631 St Charles Ave, New Orleans
Forbidden Art Tattoos Tattoo

“I went to NOLA for work/fun the beginning of February. As my friends & I are known for getting spontaneous tattoos I can say I’m so incredibly glad we found this shop! We rolled up around midnight to do 5 walk in tattoos & they were so accommodating! Everyone in the shop was so nice & funny, & they were just as hyped about the tattoos as we were! If I ever get the opportunity to go through NOLA again, I will 110% be droppin in! Devin did my tattoos and freaking killed it. The line work is so clean & they’re both so beautiful! I’m so glad I could meet these great artist & spend some fun time in their shop! 10/10 would recommend please stop by if you’re in NOLA it’s definitely worth the trip!“

3.9 Good115 Reviews

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