Here are 25 of the best Raleigh 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
Jason Hassel – Raleigh, North Carolina
Robert Meyers – Raleigh, North Carolina
Phoenix Tattoo Studio
Address: 1215 Hillsborough St Raleigh, NC 27603
Phone: (919) 834-8055
Tattoo Artists: Lacie Frain, Brian Harris, Paul Lieberman, Colby June, Sam Guin
Tattoo Profile: We are an established studio, providing you with excellent service and beautiful work for over 10 years. If you have any comments or questions please do not hesitate to contact the owner, Lacie Frain. Come into the shop and let us design your custom artwork today. Walk-ins and appointments are welcome.
Brian E Harris – Raleigh, North Carolina
Shaun Bushnell – Raleigh, North Carolina
Warlocks Tattoo Inc
Address: 5535 Western Blvd Raleigh, NC 27606
Phone: (919) 233-1760
Tattoo Artists: Byron, Julio, Ashlei, Ernie, Mike, Bill, Rich, Johnny, and Al
Tattoo Profile: Combined, our Raleigh Tattoo and Body Piercing shop possesses more than 100 years of combined experience, and we’ve completed more than 10,000 tattoos in the Raleigh area since we opened for business. At Warlock’s Tattoo and Body Piercing, we consider ourselves to be artists. Yes, we can and do use sheets to create your work of art, but we feel confident in our ability to free hand at any time. This is left solely up to our clients. Warlock’s has more than 5,000 tattoo reference sheets to assist you in your tattoo selection process.
Hillsborough St Tattoo and Body Piercing
Address: 2402 Hillsborough St, Raleigh, NC 27607
Phone: (919) 706-5575
Tattoo Artists: Dean Caves, Rene Estrada, Patrick Goodwin
Tattoo Profile: Artists and piercers from different parts of the U.S with different styles who share a common goal to push each others limits and aim for the best possible experience for each customer. Hillsborough St. Tattoo and Body Piercing opened with the vision to support art not just in tattooing but throughout the community, while having a little fun along the way.
Double Deuce Tattoo
Address: 937 N Harrison Ave, Cary, NC 27513
Phone: (919) 481-4445
Tattoo Artists: Scott Russell, Steve Tucci, Errol Cathcart, Ryan Quinn
Tattoo Profile: Double Deuce Tattoo & Art Gallery is located in Northwoods Shopping Center off of Harrison Ave. in Cary, NC. We pride ourselves in our attention to detail, customer service, and all work that we provide for all of our clients. So if you’re contemplating getting your first tattoo or piercing, or looking to add more to your collection, we have the staff and experience to not only make sure that you leave satisfied, but also return for more!
Femme Fatale Tattoo
Address: 2109 Avent Ferry Rd Raleigh, NC 27606
Phone: (919) 803-4227
Tattoo Artists: Blair Saito
Tattoo Profile: Blair’s favorite style is Japanese, but she also enjoys doing anything color, black and gray, and really enjoys realism. Unlike many artists she does not get stuck doing any particular style she is extremely versatile and can accommodate any request.
Rock-N-Roll Tattoo & Piercing
Address: 3629 Capital Blvd #240 Raleigh, NC 27604
Phone: (919) 872-2881
Tattoo Artists: Jason Fields, Noah Allmon, Fred Burt IV, Jason Hassel, Carlos Mata, Kyle Raderchak
Tattoo Profile: Rock N’ Roll Tattoo is dedicated to providing our customers with a clean, non intimidating environment. Where you can come in and get a nice, well done tattoo or piercing by a professional, and can leave happy and healthy.
Kelly McGrath – Raleigh, North Carolina
North Star Tattoo
Address: 510 S Person St, Raleigh, NC 27601
Phone: (919) 301-8159
Tattoo Artists: Shane Smallwood, Michael Beckwith
Tattoo Profile: North Star Tattoo was founded in 2015 by Shane. This shop is housed by artists local to the Raleigh/ Durham area. We set out to give you beautiful artwork and tattoos that you may enjoy for years to come. No project is too big or too small for us and we’re ready to take your ideas and make them a reality.
Joe Almquist – Raleigh, North Carolina
Matt Mebane – Raleigh, North Carolina
Rene Estrada – Raleigh, North Carolina
Oak City Tattoos & Piercings
Address: 3114 Hillsborough St. Raleigh, NC 27607
Phone: (919) 838-8330
Tattoo Artists: Marco Casusol, Steve Dowling, Ryan Mistretta, Neal Scoggins
Tattoo Profile: Oak City Tattoo. The idea for this shop and atmosphere started out with just a few great friends/co-workers wanting to have a shop with no limitations. We wanted to have a relaxed, creative, and enjoyable environment to allow us to do what we do best. Work one on one with clients and customers to help fulfill their wants and needs.
Patrick Goodwin – Raleigh, North Carolina
401 Tattoo and Art
Address: 706 N Main St, Fuquay-Varina, NC 27526
Phone: (919) 239-0186
Tattoo Artists: Crowz Eye, Robert Meyers
Tattoo Profile: Award winning fully licensed tattoo shop, located just south of Raleigh NC. This private studio strives on custom art vs. endless walls of flash. While walk in basis clients are welcome, it mainly operates by appointment only. Feel free to contact an artist for a consultation on your new original art, or cover up.
Romantic Torture Tattoo
Address: 3501 Capital Blvd Raleigh, NC 27604
Phone: (919) 858-6613
Tattoo Artists: Mike Smith, Oms Bartolomei
Tattoo Profile: Gorgeous tattoo and piercing studio located on capital blvd, next to chuck e cheese! Award winning artists specializing in photo realism, Japanese, new school traditional, old school, cover ups, tribal, script. We carry and sell the hottest piercing jewelry with the lowest prices in town!
Paul Lieberman – Raleigh, North Carolina
Mad Ethel’s Tattoo
Address: 424 S Dawson St Raleigh, NC 27601
Phone: (919) 900-8345
Tattoo Artists: Steve Wetherington, Chris Peck, Cliff Kealoha
Tattoo Profile: Since every body is different, we specialize in one of a kind tattoos, ensuring that the content and placement of your tattoo works best with your body to showcase your unique piece of art.
Edgar Guardiola – Raleigh, North Carolina
Authentic Tattoo Company
Address: 416 W South St, Ste 101, Raleigh, NC 27601
Phone: (919) 720-4272
Tattoo Artists: Matt Mebane, Kris Close, Donovan Marlow
Tattoo Profile: Opened in October 2016, Authentic Tattoo Company is a traditional tattoo shop located in downtown Raleigh NC. Striving to bring you the best tattoos possible with over 40 years of combined experience, we can accomodate any tattoo style: traditional american, japanese, black and grey, realism to lettering; we do it all. Walk-ins and appointments always available.
Apex Tattoo Factory
Address: 500 E Williams St, Apex, NC 27502
Phone: (919) 924-7778
Tattoo Artists: Fat Jax, D-Man
Tattoo Profile: We aim to show you that high quality tattoos dont have to come at world class prices as our competition would have you believe. Here at ATF we use top quality inks such as Eternal Ink in a completely clean, stylish, sterile shop, with a combined experience of 27 years to show you the respect and consideration you deserve in deciding where to pick and place your permanent art piece.
Blue Flame Tattoo
Address: 710 W Peace St Raleigh, NC 27605
Phone: (919) 755-3355
Tattoo Artists: Ray Alexander, Christy Alexander, Jet, Shaun Bushnell, Joe Almquist, Scott Alvarez, Nate Hatfield, Kevin Collins
Tattoo Profile: Blue Flame Tattoo was founded in 1998 by Errol. Several years later, the Blue Flame Staff still delivers expert tattooing and body piercing. Our tattoo artists can create any custom tattoo specially for you. Come meet our skilled and friendly tattoo artists and body piercers.
Raleigh, North Carolina has a rich tattoo history. Featuring shops such as Rock N Roll Tattoo & Piercing, Phoenix Tattoo Studio, Blue Flame Tattoo, Mad Ethel’s Tattoo, and Oak City Tattoos & Piercings, Raleigh is a great destination if you’re looking for some new ink. With a population of around 416,000, there are lots of potential customers for the parlors in town. Yelp currently lists 52 different shops when searching for “tattoo” in Raleigh. Google Places lists 415 different tattoo shops in the Raleigh 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