Buffalo, New York has a rich tattoo history. Featuring shops such as Hand of Doom Tattoo, Cowpok, The Parlour, Madd Grafix Tattooing, Holy Ground Tattoo and Divine Machine Tattoo, Buffalo is a great destination if you’re looking for some new ink. With a population of around 259,000, there are lots of potential customers for the parlors in town. Yelp currently lists 104 different shops when searching for “tattoo” in Buffalo. Google Places lists 177 different tattoo shops in the Buffalo area, which shows how competitive the city truly is. 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.