Trending
MOST READ
Beaches Be Trippin\': Five Texas Coast Spots Worth the Drive

Beaches Be Trippin': Five Texas Coast Spots Worth the Drive

Arts & Culture: Let’s face it, most of us Lone Stars view the Texas coast as a poor man’s Waikiki. Hell, maybe just a poor man’s Panama Beach — only to be used... By Callie Enlow 7/10/2013
Free Will Astrology

Free Will Astrology

Astrology: ARIES (March 21-April 19): In the coming weeks it will be important for you to bestow blessings and disseminate gifts and dole out helpful... By Rob Brezsny 8/27/2014
Savage Love: Working Out the Kinks

Savage Love: Working Out the Kinks

Arts & Culture: My boyfriend of two years cannot climax or maintain an erection unless his testicles are handled, squeezed, pulled, or pressed on... By Dan Savage 8/27/2014
How Rebates Have the Texas Film Industry Playing Catch Up To its Neighbors

How Rebates Have the Texas Film Industry Playing Catch Up To its Neighbors

Screens: See if you can spot the common thread that is pulling at the seams of the Texas film industry. On NBC’s The Night Shift, a stock-written staff... By Matt Stieb 8/27/2014
Best Hookah Bar

Best Hookah Bar

Best of SA 2013: 4/24/2013
Calendar

Search hundreds of restaurants in our database.

Search hundreds of clubs in our database.

Follow us on Instagram @sacurrent

Print Email

Best of SA 2012

Best Tattoo Shop

Photo: KATY SCHMADER, License: N/A, Created: 2012:04:20 03:24:28

KATY SCHMADER


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

In what has to be considered a big upset in this year's poll results, Element Tattoo has dethroned Dandyland Custom Tattoo, a shop that had earned top inking honors for more than five straight years. In business for the last seven years, the full-service electric tattoo parlor Element, owned by Jedidia Reid, has risen in the ranks with a team that collectively has over 117 years of tattoo experience. So what makes Element a tattoo shop unlike any other in San Antonio? Jedidia's "old lady" and shop employee Janessa Consenz puts it simply: "You're never going walk into Element and get a shitty tattoo. You can't say that about any other tattoo shop in San Antonio." With an army of tattoo artists from all walks of life working there, including Sweet Laraine, Chris Cotner, and Dario Medrano, Element has literally and metaphorically made their mark on the city.

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

3. Flesh Electric Studio
502 Embassy Oaks, Ste 112, (210) 314-5685, fleshelectricstudio.com

Recently in Arts & Culture
We welcome user discussion on our site, under the following guidelines:

To comment you must first create a profile and sign-in with a verified DISQUS account or social network ID. Sign up here.

Comments in violation of the rules will be denied, and repeat violators will be banned. Please help police the community by flagging offensive comments for our moderators to review. By posting a comment, you agree to our full terms and conditions. Click here to read terms and conditions.
comments powered by Disqus