Best Of 2014

Best Tattoo Shop

1. Element Tattoo Studio
4741 Fredericksburg, (210) 979-9877,

Recently, on a busy Saturday afternoon a tattoo artist calmly talked a woman out of a trendy, cartoony owl in favor of a “more classic” option. That’s the kind of service Element provides in their stylish digs. A roster of well-established artists are worth the months-long wait, but if you’ve gotta get inked ASAP, Element gives thoughtful attention to walk-ins as well.

2. Dandyland Custom Tattoo & Professional Body Piercing
1821 Bandera, Ste B, (210) 432-5747,

3. Flesh Electric Tattoo
12510 West, (210) 314-5685,