Finding the perfect tattoo parlor is key. It doesn’t matter if you’re getting inked for the very first time or if you’ve already got a full sleeve, finding the right space and the right artist is essential. Fortunately, Idaho is home to a collection of highly-regarded and talented options when it comes to tattoos. Here are the 10 best tattoo parlors in the state.
Boise, Idaho, has no shortage of incredible tattoo parlors and excellent artists, but Devotion Tattoo stands out for their excellent service. They’re happy to take walk-ins. While their artists can do just about anything, their specialty is “traditional American and Japanese tattoos.”
American Classic Tattoos offers work by artists Wit McKnight and Dakota Parker. Their styles are unique, detailed, and colorful, with plenty of intricacies to make the work pop. According to a recent customer review, “The shop was clean and organized” and the guys provided a “painless and enjoyable experience.” What else can you ask for?
The artists at Imperial Body Art have been tattooing for over 15 years and pride themselves on their “attention to detail and their commitment to clients.” The shop offers tattoo work, body piercings, and scarification. Make sure to call ahead for a consult and appointment.
The recipient of the 2017 Readers’ Choice Awards from the Idaho State Journal, Integrity Body Arts in Pocatello is “southeast Idaho’s premier tattoo and body piercing studio.” Whether you’re in the market for a stunning personalized tattoo or unique body piercing, Integrity is happy to help.
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Second Star Tattoo originally opened under a different name all the way back in 2001. Since 2016, the new ownership has continued the wonderful service and quality that makes Second Star a standout. Come on in for a tattoo, body piercing, or to pick up some new body jewelry.
Ascension Tattoo in Ketchum, Idaho is known as “the best place in town for a quality tattoo,” according to one recent customer. They offer tattoo and body piercing services with flash specials and sales. Artist Chris Standley is a standout favorite.
Bitterroot Tattoo has been going strong in the Moscow, Idaho area since 2013. In addition to providing excellent tattoos, the Bitterroot space has become a meeting place for local artists. They host regular events. Make sure to call in to set up and appointment.
Inkworld Tattoo graces Coeur d’Alene with resplendent artwork and clean tattoos. Prices depend on the type of tattoo—if you’re worried about price, your best bet is to set up a consultation to get a quote. The shop has won several awards, including Readers’ Choice awards from different publications over the last several years.
Since 1985, Craig Telford has provided beautiful tattoos to those in the Treasure Valley (Caldwell, specifically). Today, Craig’s legacy lives on in his son, Zach, who has taken over the family business. According to their website, “having the distinction of being one of the oldest shops in the Treasure Valley, Craig’s Tattoo offers experience, cleanliness, and courtesy to anyone who enters the shop.”
The Thompson Tattoo Company in Idaho Falls, Idaho currently enjoys a 10/10 Facebook review rating. Customers can see previous work on their social media accounts. Follow them on Facebook to catch flash sales and promotions.