Best Tattoo Shops in Columbia

Expert recommended Top 3 Tattoo Shops in Columbia, South Carolina. All of our tattoo shops face a rigorous 50-Point Inspection, which includes customer reviews, history, complaints, ratings, satisfaction, trust, cost and general excellence. You deserve only the best!


1028 Woodrow Street, Columbia, SC 29205 Directions

Since 1990

Purple Lotus Tattoo is a family run business that offers high-quality tattoos at a reasonable price. Shavon is an award-winning professional and the first female artist to be licensed in SC. The studio provides all types of tattoos to meet its customers' satisfaction. Following your first tattoo, every three tattoos you get, or every three referrals you bring in and receive a tattoo from them, you get 300 dollars free ink. The studio gives military discounts for its customers. The studio is situated downtown in Columbia at the intersection of Millwood and Woodrow St across the street from Midas Muffler.

Haida, Neo-Traditional, New School, Sleeve, Cover-Ups, Japanese, Traditional, Eagle, Small Design, Flowers, Mandala, Celtic, Black and Grey, Dot-Work, Dragon, Owl, Nature & Portrait Realism Tattoos

Awarded Best in State by the State Paper

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Thu - Sun 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Wed Closed

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1209 Park Street, Columbia, SC 29201 Directions

Since 1996

Animated Canvas Custom Tattoo is one of the famous tattoo shop in Columbia, SC. The shop fixed the standard for professionalism, cleanliness, and creative talent in the mid-lands. Spyder specializes in all styles of tattooing and excels at cover-ups, photo-realism, black, and grey tattoos. Teri loves to do watercolor, portraits, and a new school. Kylee Hewitt focuses on all styles of tattooing, color, realistic, black and gray, whimsical, and everything in-between. The shop offers a friendly, relaxed, and enjoyable environment to make you feel comfortable. Animated Canvas Custom Tattoo accepts walk-in customers.

Religious, Dragon, Dead Head, Japanese, Watercolor, Old and New School, Portrait, Black and Grey, Cover-Ups, Custom Tattoos, Eagle, Color, Haida, Space, Traditional, Sleeve, Cartoons, Skull, Tribal & Realistic Tattoos

Price: Starts from $60 (minimum)

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Sun - Thu 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri & Sat 2:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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4441 Devine Street, Columbia, SC 29205 Directions

Since 2008

Devine Street Tattoo offers the most excellent quality tattoos to everyone that walks into the store. The studio has expert, trained, and experienced artists to create unique and elegant tattoos to meet your tattoo desires. Jonathan focuses on Japanese and American traditional tattoos. Bryan specializes in realism and portraits. Dave is expertise in American Traditional design. Christian loves to do roses. The studio gives spacious, entertaining, and comfortable atmosphere to offer different tattooing experiences. Devine Street Tattoo welcomes walk-ins on a first-come basis.

Mandala, Memorial, Realistic, Heart, Color Work, Eagle, Religious, Lettering, American, Tribal, Tiger, Large and Small, Traditional, Custom, Nature, Flash, Portrait, Celtic, Japanese & Fish Tattoos

Free-Times Best of Columbia 2012 & 2014

Price: Starts from $100

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Tue - Thu & Sun 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fri & Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon Closed

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