Here are 36 of the best San Jose tattoo artists and shops according to our research. If you think we should add anyone to the list or if you see anything that should be edited, contact us by clicking here
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.
Address: 5653 Snell Ave San Jose, CA 95123
Phone: (408) 224-0933
Tattoo Artists: Khuong Nguyen
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.
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
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.
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
Ricardo ‘Gonzoe’ Gonzalez
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.
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.
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
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.
San Jose Tattoo
Address: 1924 W. San Carlos St. San Jose,Ca. 95128
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.
Soul Imagez Tattoo Studio
Address: 52 S 1st St. Ste 310 San Jose, CA 95113
Phone: (408) 856-5221
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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, Mandala, White Ink, Sacred Geometry, Trash Polka, Vegan