There’s an abundance of great tattoo shops in Hartford. Here’s a list of just a few highly rated shops:

Pelican Tattoo & Body Piercing
577 Park St, Hartford, CT 06106
(860)246-1412
Joe Bascetta’s first shop opened on the Bowery in NYC as a shoe shop in the 1970s. Bascetta’s wife hand carved the original prototypes of the platform shoe. A pair was even worn by David Bowie. The shop and couple relocated in Hartford to raise their children and eventually switched over from making shoes to piercing and doing tattoos starting in the late 1980s early 1990s.

Franklin Ink Tattoo
257 Franklin Ave, Hartford, CT 06114
(860)263-0797
For generations, the artists at Franklin Ink have been creating truly unique creative experiences for people of all cultures and communities.

Veritas Tattoo
56 Arbor St Suite #304b, Hartford, CT 06106
(860)904-9700
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By appointment only. Private Studio

Alex Vidaud Tattoo
2074 Park St Suite #211, Hartford, CT 06106
(860)263-7947
Alex Vidaud is locally known for his tattoos of nebulae and galaxies. These works have been called “Alaxies”.
(The photo used for this gallery is an Alex Vidaud piece.)

Witch House Tattoo
50 Bartholomew Ave
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Specializes in black work and traditional styled tattoos.

Skin Designz
509 Wethersfield Ave, Hartford, CT 06114
(860)890-7869
Se Habla Español