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Tattoo Artists in San Jose

Polished Tattooing San Jose

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Polished Tattooing

Address: 809 Lincoln Ave San Jose, CA 95126

Phone: (408) 271-9990

Tattoo Artists: Jeremy Reser, Nako Tiau

Tattoo Profile: Welcome to Polished Tattooing! San Jose's Premiere Tattoo Studio in the Willow Glen Area. Open Tuesday-Sunday. Walk-ins welcome.

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Mikey Montoya

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Illusions Cal Tattoo San Jose

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Illusions Cal Tattoo

Address: 1010 Park Ave San Jose, CA 95126

Phone: (408) 298-2111

Tattoo Artists: Viet, Mary

Tattoo Profile: Custom tattoos. We specialize in traditional Asian styles, realistic black and grey, color tattoos, black tattoos, traditional tattoos. Different artists with different styles to choose from.

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New Generation Tattoo San Jose

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New Generation Tattoo

Address: 1189 Branham Lane San Jose, CA 95118

Phone: (408) 448-4350

Tattoo Artists: Ben, Long, Linh, Phong, Chris

Tattoo Profile: Friendly and welcoming customer service. Custom Tattoo work, walk-ins, cover-up work, black and grey, Japanese, Vietnamese, Asian, custom lettering, traditional tattoo, realism, and a wide variety of artists! State-of-the-art tattoo machines with quick healing time & high quality ink selections.

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Analog Tattoo San Jose

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Analog Tattoo

Address: 34 South 1st Street San Jose, CA 95113

Phone: (408) 292-7766

Tattoo Artists: Matt Shamah, Ron Earhart, Jim Miner

Tattoo Profile: Analog focuses personal relationships between tattooer and collector. Established in 2007, we have been tattooing in San Jose since 1995. First as NewSkool and since 2007 as Analog.

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Soul Imagez Tattoo Studio San Jose

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Soul Imagez Tattoo Studio

Address: 52 S 1st St. Ste 310 San Jose, CA 95113

Phone: (408) 856-5221

Tattoo Artists: Joshua Ortega, Melanie Ortega

Tattoo Profile: Tattooing since 2005, Joshua opened Soul Imagez Tattoo Studio in 2011. His goal is to create unique works of art for you, the San Jose community.

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Lucky Stars Tattoo San Jose

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Lucky Stars Tattoo

Address: 1050 Blossom Hill Road San Jose, CA 95123

Phone: (408) 266-1186

Tattoo Artists: Martin Roberson, Anthony Gonzales, Jesse Deering, Joe Townzen, Damon Rischowsky

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State Of Grace San Jose

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State Of Grace

Address: 221 Jackson Street San Jose, CA 95112

Phone: (408) 441-7770

Tattoo Artists: Horitomo, Colin Horisou Baker, Dan Wysuph, Drew Flores, Takahiro Horitaka Kitamura, Blake Brand, Horifuji, Mike Suarez, Sef Samatua

Tattoo Profile: State of Grace Tattoo specializes in traditional Japanese tattoos but we can also accommodate anything from portraits to American traditional! We are open seven days a week. Whether you're looking to get a symbol, lettering, or a sleeve, we have you covered.

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Marks of Art Tattoo San Jose

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Marks of Art Tattoo

Address: 3014 Union Avenue San Jose, CA 95124

Phone: (408) 377-1924

Tattoo Artists: Scotty, Shannon, Javier, Chris, Ross, Rob, Niall

Tattoo Profile: Marks of Art is San Jose's finest professional tattoo studio. We have been in business for over 23 years now. We are known by our customers to be the cleanest and most friendly tattoo shops in the San Jose area. Our shop has a reputation for being on the cutting edge of custom one of a kind work and we have a huge selection of tattoo flash to choose from.

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Matt Shamah

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KT Dragon Tattoo San Jose

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KT Dragon Tattoo

Address: 1939 Alum Rock Avenue San Jose, CA 95116

Phone: (408) 204-3526

Tattoo Artists: Tommy Doan, Tony Le, Davis, Quang Do, TK, Tattoo Thien

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Guru Tattoo San Jose

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Guru Tattoo

Address: 2375 South Bascom Avenue San Jose, CA 95008

Phone: (408) 377-4878

Tattoo Artists: Dave Flowers, Jacob Ferguson, Travis Luckhurst, Albert Flores, Jeffrey Klug, Nicolette Soriano

Tattoo Profile: Guru tattoo has the urgent desire to cultivate and encourage the development of body art as well as explore and push our own artistic boundaries.

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San Jose Tattoo

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San Jose Tattoo

Address: 1924 W. San Carlos St. San Jose,Ca. 95128

Phone: (408)298-8430

Tattoo Artists: Tattoo John, Angel

Tattoo Profile: Best prices in town, starting at only $40 and up. Established in 1979, San Jose Tattoo is the oldest tattoo studio in San Jose, CA and one of the oldest tattoo studios in the Bay Area.

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Orly Locquiao

Orly Locquiao

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Daruma Ink San Jose

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Daruma Ink

Address: 5653 Snell Ave San Jose, CA 95123

Phone: (408) 224-0933

Tattoo Artists: Khuong Nguyen

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Dayton Skuse

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Feo Berumen

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Humble Beginnings Tattoo Studio San Jose

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Humble Beginnings Tattoo Studio

Address: 1411 W San Carlos San Jose, CA 95126

Phone: (408) 288-6814

Tattoo Artists: Orly Locquiao, Toby Torres, Carlos Ayala Jr., Melissa Manuel, Chris Gonzalez, Jesico Serano, Roc Niko, Bong

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Unlimited Ink Tattoo San Jose

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Unlimited Ink Tattoo

Address: 4213 Barrymore Dr. San Jose, CA 95117

Phone: (408) 217-9917

Tattoo Artists: Jag, Trent, Carlos

Tattoo Profile: Unlimited Ink Tattoo is a full custom shop with a wide range of styles from American Traditional to realism, black and grey to color, script to tribal and everything in between. If you have an idea we can make it come to life.

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Death Before Dishonor San Jose

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Death Before Dishonor

Address: 306 South 3rd Street San Jose, CA 95112

Phone: (408) 279-3232

Tattoo Artists: Paco Excel, Adrian Godoy, Roberto Cervantes, Andre Bernal, Este Huizar, Ben O'Hara

Tattoo Profile: Death Before Dishonor tattoo studio was founded by Paco Excel. Located in the heart of Downtown San Jose, DBD hosts a variety of talented artists, each with their own unique approach to tattooing. The result is a home away from home you can visit to get inspired and get drilled by some of the Bay Area's finest.

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Federal Tattoo San Jose

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Federal Tattoo

Address: 299 E Washington Ave Sunnyvale, CA 94086

Phone: (408) 462-9275

Tattoo Artists: Jesse Helms, Fidel Resendez Jr, Tony Silva, Kenyon

Tattoo Profile: Walk ins or appointments, custom designs or choose from our extensive collection of popular designs, everyone is welcome. Our artists will take the time to work with you and make sure you have the tattoo that is tailored to your wishes. We specialize in all types of tattoos, so call or come by and meet with one of our artists today.

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Roc Niko

Roc Niko

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Inkies Tattoo Studio San Jose

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Inkies Tattoo Studio

Address: 40985 Fremont Blvd Fremont, CA 94538

Phone: (510) 490-8287

Tattoo Artists: Adrian, Henry Wyatt, Gonzoe, Jake, Lucio, Kim, Diego

Tattoo Profile: Inkies Tattoo Studio is a high-end custom tattoo and full body piercing studio (Specializing in Asian, Americana, Portraits, Black and Gray/Color, Polynesian and Tribal Art) that provide creative and artistic services in an upscale, high-end style environment. Our focus is quality custom tattoo artwork and full body piercings. Tattoos and piercings are more accepted these days as a form of art and individual expression. Our goal is to cater these needs for the Bay Area and beyond.

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San Jose, California has a rich tattoo history. Featuring shops such as Analog Tattoo, Humble Beginnings Tattoo Studio, Guru Tattoo, Soul Imagez Tattoo Studio, State Of Grace, Death Before Dishonor, San Jose Tattoo, KT Dragon Tattoo, Lucky Stars Tattoo, Marks of Art Tattoo, New Generation Tattoo, Inkies Tattoo Studio, San Jose is a great destination if you’re looking for some new ink. With a population of around 967,000, there are lots of potential customers for the parlors in town. Yelp currently lists 105 different shops when searching for “tattoo” in San Jose. Google Places lists 472 different tattoo shops in the San Jose area, which shows how competitive the city truly is. State of Grace currently boasts one of the largest selection of artists in the area, listing the following artists on their site: Horitomo, Colin Horisou Baker, Dan Wysuph, Drew Flores, Takahiro Horitaka Kitamura, Blake Brand, Horifuji, Mike Suarez, Sef Samatua. When doing research for your artist, we suggest not paying too much attention to price because quality is much more important when you’re going to be living with the artwork for the rest of your life.

By Josh Schonwald


Most Popular Tattoo Styles


American Traditional, Biomechanical, Celtic, Cover Up, Japanese, New School, Photo Realism, Polynesian, Portrait, Watercolor, Script, Floral, Geometric, Black & Grey, 3D, Black & White, Tribal, Animal
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