Looking for somewhere around town to score your next tattoo?
Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best high-end tattoo spots in Cincinnati, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to venture next time you're on the hunt.
1. One Shot Tattoo
Topping the list is One Shot Tattoo. Located at 5945 Glenway Ave. in Westwood, the tattoo spot is the highest-rated high-end tattoo spot in Cincinnati, boasting five stars out of 13 reviews on Yelp.
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"We have artists with a vast array of technical styles," according to the history section of the business's Yelp profile. "From Traditional Americana, Japanese, Black and Grey and more."
2. Beelistic's East
Next up is Beelistic's East, situated at 2115 Beechmont Ave. With 4.5 stars out of 12 reviews on Yelp, the tattoo and piercing spot has proven to be a local favorite for those looking to indulge.
Yelper Anita M., who reviewed Beelistic's East on Oct. 6, wrote, "Mark Allen was amazing, honest [and] very professional, [with] great pricing and easy to chat with during the process. I will definitely be going back!"
Yelper Todd S. wrote, "Kaine was my tattoo artist. He was incredibly professional but still very cool. And his work was flawless. He takes tremendous pride in his work...and he is very detailed."
3. Hybrid Image Tattoo & Body Piercing
Corryville's Hybrid Image Tattoo & Body Piercing, located at 2721 Vine St., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the piercing and tattoo spot four stars out of 11 reviews.
Yelper Ryan M., who reviewed Hybrid Image Tattoo & Body Piercing on May 8, wrote, "This is a great place to get pierced or a tattoo...I came the first time to get the cancer ribbon. Melissa was so fun and courteous I decided to let her do a big tattoo that I have been wanting for a while."
Suzi B. noted, "Very clean, high quality and sanitary shop. Friendly staff with a variety of styles to choose from."