Best Tattoo Shops in Denver

Best Tattoo Shops in Denver

Denver, known for its stunning mountain vistas, Mile-high stadium and vibrant culture, is also a hotspot for incredible tattoo artistry. Whether you're a tattoo enthusiast with an existing collection or a first-timer ready to take the plunge, Denver's tattoo scene has something for everyone.

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Below we have compiled a list of the city's top tattoo shops, each featuring a standout artist known for their unique style.

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Think Tank Tattoo

Think Tank Tattoo - Denver

172 S Broadway, Denver, CO 80209

Situated in the heart of Denver, Th'Ink Tank Tattoo is renowned for its exceptional artists and lively atmosphere. Established in 2002, Think Tank Tattoo boast 8 of the most talented tattoo artist that Denver has to offer.

Most notable artist at Think Tank include; Jake Bray who is widely known for his vibrant colorful artwork & bold American traditional tattoo's, Jason Lukach who is a 27 year veteran tattoo artist & master of nature inspired realism tattoos as well as Celtic & Norse style tattoos and Kevin Bledsoe who specializes in neo-traditional, illustrative & Japanese tattoos.

Til Death Tattoo

Til Death Tattoo - Denver

3047 Larimer St #201, Denver, CO 80205

Nestled in Denver's artistic landscape, Til Death Tattoo is a haven for ink enthusiasts. This shop boasts a talented team of artists skilled in various styles, making it a versatile destination for tattoo aficionados.

Til Death Tattoo is a powerhouse of popular tattoo artist and very likely one of the most popular tattoo shops west of the Mississippi river. They have 12 residential artist with a combined Instagram following of over 300K people.

Among their talented staff is; Scott Garitson who specializes in colorful American-traditional style tattoos as well as black & grey style, Jonathan Penchoff who is one of the most talented tattoo & mural artist I've ever seen - he also host a podcast called Repeating History.

Probably the 2 most notable resident atists at Til Death is Bob Lackner & Clinton Lee.

Lackner, otherwise known as 'Bicycle Bob' -after he rode his bicycle from border to border giving tattoos in every state he rode through- is a born artist with a gift for free-handing your imagination right onto to stencil paper.

Clinton is a tattoo virtuoso who finds his creative groove in the intricate realms of Ornamental Blackwork, American Tradition, and Japanese Classic styles.

Dedication Tattoo

Dedication Tattoo - Denver

1905 S Broadway, Denver, CO 80210

With a name like 'Dedictaion Tattoo' you can bet that they take their trade seriously and have what it takes to produce some of the most vibrant tattoo's possible.

Dedication tattoo has been in business in the Denver area for over ten years and has eight resident artist on tap that have over 75 years of combined tattooing experience.

Notable artist include: Sam Yamini, one of the founders of Dedication Tattoo who specializes in Japanese style tattoos (Horimono) and is also known to produce some of the most detailed sleeves, back pieces & bodysuits in all of Colorado; and James Motz, who specializes in very authentic American Traditional tattoo designs and religious imagery.

Rainbow Demon Tattoo

Rainbow Demon Tattoo Denver

4956 E Colfax Ave, Denver, CO 80220

Perhaps one of the smallest tattoo venues to ever be added to our list, Rainbow Demon Tattoo of Denver only has four resident artist but it’s without a doubt a powerhouse of talent – all worth notable mention. 

The owner of Rainbow Demon, David Robinson has nearly 20 years of experience and his best described style would be traditional modern.

Other residents include: Justin Wild who is an expert with geometric grey & black tattoos and has been featured in many tattoo publications across the web; Wes Hoffman who has a true talent with blending colors and Austyn Cody who is the newest comer to the tattoo scene at Rainbow Demon but certainly does not lack the talent and dedication necessary to do amazing tattoos.

If you are planning to get your ink done at Rainbow Demon, schedule ahead – they stay booked and for good reason.

Landmark Tattoo

Landmark Tattoo - Denver

609 E 13th Ave, Denver, CO 80203

Landmark Tattoo, located in the heart of Denver, is a hidden gem in the city's bustling tattoo scene. This studio is celebrated for its emphasis on fine-line and detailed tattoos that weave stories and capture the essence of life.

The artists at Landmark Tattoo are known for their ability to transform ideas and concepts into visually stunning body art. Each tattoo they create is a testament to their artistic prowess, from whimsical and fantastical designs to those laden with deep symbolism.

Notable Artist at Landmark include co-owner: Jher Seno who also moonlights as a successful mural artist and Danny Boy.

Certified Tattoo

Certified Tattoo - Denver

6250 E. YALE AVE, DENVER, CO 80222

3216 E. COLFAX AVE, DENVER, CO 80206


A conglomerate of the Denver Tattoo scene, Certified Tattoo has 3 locations in the Denver area with a combined 40 resident artist. With all that talent, there’s no tattoo idea to big or small to get accomplished with Certified Tattoo.
The team at Certified comprises a diverse group of artists, each with their own specializations and styles, ensuring that you can find the perfect fit for your tattoo vision. Whether you're drawn to intricate geometric patterns that play with precision and symmetry or the bold, striking designs of blackwork, Certified has an artist who can bring your ideas to life.
One of the standout features of Certified Tattoo is its dedication to collaborating closely with clients. The artists here are passionate about understanding your vision and infusing it with their creative expertise. This collaborative process results in tattoos that are not only personalized but also rich in meaning.
With so many artist at Certified, we decided to skip the 'notable artist' portion of this one and instead let you check them out for yourself.

World Tattoo Studio

World Tattoo Studio Denver

246 W 6th Ave, Denver, CO 80204

What sets World Tattoo Studio apart is its commitment to crafting tattoos that are not only beautiful but also meaningful. They understand that a tattoo is more than just an image; it's a reflection of the person wearing it.

So, if you're in search of a place where your tattoo ideas can be transformed into intricate works of art, World Tattoo Studio of Denver is the spot to be.

Notable artist at World Tattoo include: Ian Lutz who has amassed a huge following in the Denver tattoo scene since he started tattooing and Frank Armstrong a veteran tattoo artist with over 18 years experience.


Denver's tattoo scene offers a variety of styles, and these highlighted artists provide just a glimpse into the city's incredible talent. From vibrant colors to intricate details, classic designs to contemporary artistry, Denver's tattoo artists are here to bring your ideas to life and turn your body into a canvas of self-expression.

So, whether you're a local or just passing through, exploring Denver's tattoo culture is a journey worth taking. Whether you're seeking a timeless piece or a contemporary work of art, Denver's tattoo shops have the artists and styles to make your vision a reality.

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