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San Diego Tattoo

The 10 Best Tattoo Artists In San Diego

San Diego has a rich variety of tattoo artists and an abundance of parlors. For this reason, we want to give props to the artists of the city by showcasing their work. Sorting through every San Diego tattoo artist and parlor that comes up in a Google search is exhausting. You’re just trying to make your longtime tattoo dreams a reality. Allow us to simplify this task with some of the most noteworthy tattoo artists in San Diego. We will start the list with our two honorable mentions from our article about artists in the Bay Area where they were first featured. As promised we now present the San Diego tattoo focused list that was mentioned.

Top 10 San Diego Tattoo Artists


1. Terry Ribera – Remington Tattoo

Starting the list off with some color, we have Terry Ribera, owner, and tattooist at Remington Tattoo. Ribera is no newbie to the Bay Area. In fact, he’s been tattooing strong since 2001. He got his start at Masters, and Avalon Tattoo 2.

2. James Tran – Full Circle Tattoo

James came onto our radar when this images started to make waves on the Instamachine. Already featured on Blackworkers, James is poised to blow up and wow the world if he keeps up the good work.


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3. Tanya – OhTanyaGee

Tanya’s attention to detail makes completely stunning and pristine work.

Lotus on minerva ♡ thanks for getting tattooed , it was nice meeting you ! Booking for july , link in bio !

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4. Mike – Chapter One Tattoo


5. Tim Howell – Even Keel Tattoo

This is probably the coolest sheep in town and Tim’s use of color is on point.

Sheep head to go with Bens healed Wolf head #timhowelltattoos #sandiegotattooartist #besttraditionaltattoos

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6. Paula Hathaway – Big Fish Tattoo

Friends…not food. Close up of other half.

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7. Matt – Devil Tattoo

The shading in this piece makes it extra spooky.

#devilletattoo #fridaythe13thtattoo #jasonvoorhees #portraittattoo #blackandgreytattoo #sandiegotattooer

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8. Adam – Chapter One Tattoo

9. Ruby Gore – Part of the Philadelphia Tattoo Collective

Mixing nature and the heart? A+ every time.

10. Angel Lopez – Big Fish Tattoo

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