These days, it seems like everyone, whether a banker or a barista, has a sleeve—especially in the Mission. The breeding ground of ink legends like Lyle Tuttle and Ed Hardy, San Francisco’s tattoo shops are staffed with an exceptional array of artists specializing in every genre, from traditional Japanese to tribal tattoos. If it’s time to take your body adornment beyond buying jewelry, check out our top 10.
The best tattoo shops in San Francisco
Thinking about getting inked? Scan our list of the city’s top tattoo shops before you submit to the needle.