19 Best Tattoo Shops Near Minneapolis

With tattoo parlors being legally allowed to open earlier this month, lots of Minneapolis residents are rushing out to get inked. If you’ve got a tattoo you’ve been thinking about, head out to one of these local tattoo shops near Minneapolis to get the work done.

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Saint Sabrina’s

2645 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55408

Saint Sabrina’s gets high marks from customers for their great customer experience, groovy décor, and excellent quality.

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Ink Lab

919 W. Lake St., Minneapolis, MN 55408

The specialists at this tattoo shop in Minneapolis specialize in particular styles such as traditional, oriental, and tribal. Ink Lab is the place to go if you know what you want.

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4109 E. Lake St., Minneapolis, MN 55406

Oftentimes, when getting a tattoo, the anticipation and waiting are worse than the pain of the procedure. Leviticus tries to make the entire experience relaxing and enjoyable with a spa-like waiting room, complete with a Japanese koi pond.

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Rose of No Man’s Land

8470 City Center Drive, Woodbury, MN 55125

Despite being located outside the city, Rose of No Man’s Land has developed a reputation across the metro for their professional, gorgeous tattoo art.

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Uptown Tattoo

614 W. 27th St., Minneapolis, MN 55408

Uptown Tattoo is one of the most frequented shops in the area. If you’re looking for a high-quality, experienced artist, you can’t do much better than Uptown Tattoo.

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Broken Hearts Tattoo Club

635 Lowry Ave. N.E., Minneapolis, MN 55418

This tattoo shop near Minneapolis offers a rotating roster of guest artists in addition to some stalwart regulars. Visit Broken Hearts Tattoo Club to get a unique tattoo.

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Art with a Point Custom Tattoo Studio

711 West Lake Street, Suite 511, Minneapolis, MN 55408

A small studio with some impressive certifications and awards in safety and artistry, Art with a Point can certainly handle any ink but specializes in Celtic art.

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Ink Tailor

5001 University Ave NE, Columbia Heights, MN 55421

Ink Tailor specializes in black and grey, photorealistic tattoos. Adam Chiodo, the artist and owner of the studio has won multiple awards for his stunning, lifelike tats.

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Electric Dragonland

923 Mainstreet, Hopkins, MN 55343

An elite, appointment-only tattoo parlor, the talented staff of Electric Dragonland are meticulous, creative, and dedicated to quality over quantity.

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Mastectomy Tattoo

4933 S 34th Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55417

A unique service dedicated to helping women recover some of what they lost in their fight against breast cancer, Mastectomy tattoo uses 3D nipple tattoos, areola pigmentation, or artistic, custom designs to transform survivors into conquerors.

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Jackalope Tattoo

3753 Cedar Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55407

Having been featured in HuffPost, Jackalope is known nationwide for their comfortable atmosphere and creative confidence.

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Guns N Needles Tattoo

2401 Dupont Ave S, Uptown Minneapolis, MN 55405

If you’re the kind of person that expects your tattoo shop to be a little more rock and roll, Guns N Needles is your spot.

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Jessie Lawson

4109 E Lake St, Minneapolis, MN 55406

A former art student who transformed her career as a professional oil painter into an impressive tattoo artist, Jessie Lawson now uses skin as her canvas.

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Beloved Studios

3092 Lexington Ave N Roseville, MN 55113

Beloved Studios promise personal attention and one-on-one interactions to ensure that you work together with your artist to make something you’ll love for life.

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Twin City Tattoo

3131 Nicollet Ave S, Minneapolis, MN

In 1976, Twin City Tattoo was the first licensed tattoo shop in the state, they’ve expanded on that legacy to become one of the most experienced and competent parlors in the state.

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Ocean Blue Tattoo and Art

​9158 Old Cedar Ave S, Bloomington, MN 55425 

It’s common for tattoo artists to work in other mediums, but Ocean Blue’s Daniel “Natural” may be one of the most successful print artists in the twin cities who will also ink you up.

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Sea Wolf Tattoo

3455 Bloomington Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55407

Sea Wolf is composed of a number of tattoo artists, who together, specialize in a wide range of styles.

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Minneapolis Tattoo Shop

2211 Lyndale Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55405

An all-female staff of talented artists, known for their state of the art equipment and cleanliness procedures.

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Canvas Tattoo Studio

8260 Commonwealth Dr, Eden Prairie, MN 55344

A studio with a lot of range offering tattoos in traditional, new school, black and grey, and full-color styles — as well as piercing services.


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