Here are 24 of the best New Orleans 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
Chris Blanchard – New Orleans, Louisiana
Stacey Colangelo – New Orleans, Louisiana
Rene Tattoos – New Orleans, Louisiana
Malaika – New Orleans, Louisiana
Rachel Ulm – New Orleans, Louisiana
Justin Olivier – New Orleans, Louisiana
Matthew Welch – New Orleans, Louisiana
Donn Davis – New Orleans, Louisiana
Scott Allen – New Orleans, Louisiana
Pauly Lingerfelt – New Orleans, Louisiana
Address: 1631 St Charles Ave, New Orleans, LA 70130
Phone: (504) 304-7717
Tattoo Profile: It’s our mission to provide complete customer satisfaction in portrait tattoos. Just let us know what you need and we’ll provide assistance. You won’t find a better tattoo artist in New Orleans, LA.
Aart Accent Tattoos
Address: 1041 North Rampart Street, New Orleans, LA 70116
Phone: (504) 581-9812
Tattoo Profile: Aart Accent is the Oldest Tattoo Shop in New Orleans, La. & is owned by the Legendary Jacci Gresham. The shop has been around for 40 years. We have Artists that come from all over the world to work here as well as Customers from all over the world to get tattooed & Pierced. We specialize in all Tattoo style & have the Best, most experienced Piercer in New Orleans.
The New Orleans Tattoo Museum & Studio
Address: 1915 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, New Orleans, LA 70113
Phone: (504) 218-5319
Tattoo Profile: We are in a pivotal moment to archive the stories of multiple generations of tattooing for future generations to access their heritage. We do this through creative documentation that builds knowledge and appreciation for New Orleansâ€™ tattooing traditions and heritage.
Sailor’s Cross Tattoo and Gallery
Address: 5010 Freret St, New Orleans, LA 70115
Phone: (504) 510-3035
Tattoo Profile: Sailor’s Cross provides the highest quality custom tattooing for serious collectors, tattooing everything from traditional/neo-traditional to water color to blackwork, all while in a clean, welcoming, and laid-back environment. Walk-ins are welcome.
Address: 1418 N Claiborne Ave #5, New Orleans, LA 70116
Phone: (504) 529-4613
Tattoo Profile: We are a fully licensed tattoo shop in New Orleans, with all artist’s being personally licensed as well. As well as looking on here, please google us and check out our reviews online. You will not find a better reviewed shop in the New Orleans area. Thank you for looking, and we look forward to seeing your smiling faces walk into our establishment.
Mid City Voodoux Tattoo
Address: 140 North Carrollton Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70119
Phone: (504) 278-1465
Tattoo Profile: Having been voted several times as one of the BEST tattoo and piercing parlors by Gambit Weekly readers in New Orleans, we have a lively atmosphere with the right dash of southern hospitality. We endeavor to make everyone feel welcome: from the seasoned tattoo collector, to the tattoo virgin, to the tourist wanting to escape the French Quarter on a streetcar ride and go home with a permanent souvenir from the Crescent City.
Address: 3328 Magazine Street, New Orleans, LA 70115
Phone: (504) 891-0006
Tattoo Profile: All of our tattoo artists can draw for you. We also have a large tattoo reference library and our own High Speed internet connection as well as Wifi to help you find visual images.
Idle Hands Tattoo Parlour
Address: 1815 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70130
Phone: (504) 581-2005
Tattoo Profile: Idle Hands Tattoo Parlour offers a extremely clean and professional staff. All of our artists are trained in CPR and Blood Borne Pathogen training and are fully licensed by the state of LA. Our customer service as well as our knowledge of tattoos makes us the go to shop in New Orleans.
Electric Ladyland Tattoo
Address: 610 Frenchmen Street, New Orleans, LA 70116
Phone: (504) 947-8286
Tattoo Profile: Electric Ladyland has been the most well known and popular shop in New Orleans for over a decade. Originally opened Uptown by Ernie Gosnell, it was later sold to Annette LaRue, who opened the downtown location at 610 Frenchmen Street.
Address: 501 Frenchmen Street, New Orleans, LA 70116
Phone: (504) 266-2211
Tattoo Profile: A classic tattoo parlor with an eclectic twist, the shop has lit up this corner of Frenchmen with its unique culture, local artistry, and creative vibe. Whether you have a sleeve of tattoos or none, Downtownâ€™s welcoming attitude and positive energy will make you feel right at home.
Address: 4421 Magazine Street, New Orleans, LA 70115
Phone: (504) 899-8229
Tattoo Profile: Our artist are versatile and can help you with all your tattoo needs. Quality tattooing in the New Orleans area since 1994 by locals who will be here years from now when others have moved on. Check out portfolios of tattoos and artwork at Tattooagogo.com
Eye Candy Tattoo
Address: 1578 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70130
Phone: (504) 299-8222
Good Work Tattoos
Address: 3916 St Claude Ave, New Orleans, LA 70117
Phone: (504) 943-0409
Tattoo Profile: Good Work Tattoos is located on St. Claude Avenue in the Bywater neighborhood of New Orleans with expert tattooing from David Noellert, Brent Mccarron, and Chris Blanchard.
Address: 2350 St Claude Ave, New Orleans, LA 70117
Phone: (504) 344-7989
Tattoo Profile: Treasure Tattoo was opened by Jamie Ruth in March of 2015 with a goal to create a comfortable and inviting space for clients to get tattooed. In January of 2016 the shop was expanded and Stacey Colangelo came to the shop as well. We want all of our customers to have a great experience here and love to work with our clients to create the perfect tattoo.
New Orleans, Louisiana has a rich tattoo history. Featuring shops such as Electric Ladyland Tattoo, Downtown Tattoo, Tattooagogo, and Nola Tattoo & Piercing, New Orleans is a great destination if you’re looking for some new ink. With a population of 360,740, there are lots of potential customers for the parlors in town. Yelp currently lists 36 different shops when searching for “tattoo” in New Orleans. Google Places lists 77 different tattoo shops in the New Orleans 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.
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