Have you felt the urge to get a tattoo but not sure where to go? Maybe you've got a few under your belt and feeling the sudden impulse to get some fresh ink. There are many places in the greater Lansing area that provide these services... but where to go?

A tattoo is a permanent thing (unless you have a lot of money to get it lasered off, but I hear that hurts worse than the tattoo), so you want it to be done well. And that's where reviews come in.

The Best Rated Tattoo Shops in Lansing

The people who've already gone and gotten tattoos at the local shops have done us all a favor and taken the time to write about their experiences via Google and Yelp. To determine the five best tattoo shops in the area, Google and Yelp reviews were tallied up and averaged.

Whether you have a design in mind, or you go in blind and look through a flash book, here are the five best tattoo shops in the Lansing area to get your next tat.

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TIE - 4th Place

Splash of Color Tattoo & Piercing Studio - 4.25 stars

Splash of Color received a 3.8 on Yelp and a 4.7 on Google reviews.

Fish Ladder Tattoo Company - 4.25 stars

Fish Ladder Tattoo Company received a 4.2 on Yelp and a 4.3 on Google Reviews.

3rd Place

Local Tattoo and Laser - 4.65 stars

Local Tattoo and Laser got a 4.5 on Yelp and a 4.8 on Google Reviews.

2nd Place

The Gallery and Fine Art Tattoo Studio - 4.9

The Gallery Gine Art & Tattoo Studio received a 5.0 on Yelp and a 4.8 on Google Reviews.

1st Place

The Tattoo Shop - 4.95

The Tattoo Shop got a 5.0 on Yelp and a 4.9 on Google Reviews.

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