LONG BEACH : (562)494-6800
COSTA MESA : (714)708-2120

Best Tattoo Shop in Costa Mesa


Port City Tattoo has long been considered the best tattoo shop in Costa Mesa as well as being hailed by OC Weekly as the “Best Tattoo Parlor in Orange County”. Nothing brings us greater pleasure than delivering the very best in tattooing services to all that visit our tattoo shop in Costa Mesa. We have to hand to the amazing Tattoo Artists that are part of our family here at Port City Tattoo Costa Mesa. Without them we would not have been able to become such a fixture in Los Angeles and Orange County for superior tattooing services. Port City has Costa Mesa tattoo artists from every walk of life that have mastered a wide variety of tattooing techniques. Visit the #1 Costa Mesa Tattoo Shop, convenient to Los Angeles and all of Orange County.

Our dedication to quality tattooing is what continues to make us the best tattoo shop in Costa Mesa. The only limitation is your imagination when you set foot in one of our two Port City Tattoo Shops. Our brilliant Port City Tattoo artists can provide you with any style of tattoo you can dream of. Port City Tattoo specializes in all forms of tattooing techniques at our Costa Mesa Tattoo Shop. From discrete and simplistic tattoo designs, to jaw-dropping exotic tattoos that can cover a huge portion of your body, our Costa Mesa tattoo artists have the ability to work with anyone on a wide variety of ideas and concepts.


Location of Port City Tattoo Shop


Located just southeast of Los Angeles, Port City Tattoo in Costa Mesa is conveniently located to all of Orange County and all of the coastal beaches. Travel a little further for the best that Southern California has to offer. Don’t let a thing like distance come between you and quality tattooing. We promise that extra personal touch to make your dream tattoo a reality! Just ask the folks at OC Weekly who they think is the best tattoo shop in SoCal….


Port City Tattoo Named The ‘Best Tattoo Shop in Orange County’ by OC Weekly.


Port City Tattoo is proud to be named the  “Best Tattoo Shop in Orange County” by the brilliant folks at OC Weekly. Nothing brings us greater pleasure, aside from having satisfied clients, than to be recognized for the tattoo art that we create at Port City Tattoo. Even more of a reason why visiting Port City’s Costa Mesa Tattoo Shop is a must when visiting Southern California.


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The Best Costa Mesa Tattoo Shop
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Best Tattoo Shop in Costa Mesa
The Best Tattoo Shop in Costa Mesa | Port City Tattooing

Whether you are wanting to get an Asian inspired tattoo like a Koi Fish or, a Traditional Tattoo, black and grayscale portrait, pin-up tattoo, Flowers or Geometric Tattoos, the highly skilled tattooists at Port City Tattoo in Costa Mesa can fill the order. We can reference a drawing or photograph that you’d like to replicate or even free-hand a custom sketch based on your description of something you desire. As always you are encouraged and welcomed to flip through our Costa Mesa Tattoo Artist’s portfolios to see a body of their work and get an idea of what direction you’d like to go in.

Both our Long Beach location and our Costa Mesa Tattoo Parlor are home to an impressive stable of world-class tattoo artists. It has always been our goal to play host to an eclectic group of tattoo artists. We strive to be the very best Costa Mesa tattoo shop that provides our artists with an open forum where they can lend their many talents and experience to create inspirational tattoo experiences for each of our coveted clients.

For us, tattooing is about diversity and self-expression. Not only for the people who seek to get tattooed to capture their individuality, but also in the detailed artistry of the Port City tattooists. Port City’s Costa Mesa Tattoo Shop is all about providing an environment where everyone can create freely and express their love for tattoo art openly.

Modern Sterilization Methods | Costa Mesa Tattoo Parlor

Both of our Port City Tattoo locations use the most modern and up-to-date sterilization processes. The safety of our clients is of great importance to us, as well as our coveted tattooists. We go the extra mile to maintain a clean and safe work environment to create awe-inspiring art in. All you need to do is come in, get comfortable, get inspired and enjoy the process.

We Truly Have the BEST Tattoo Artists in Costa Mesa


Port City Tattoo is selective when tapping new talent to join our tattooing family. Our tattoo artists are just as important to us as our family of loyal customers. Our Costa Mesa Tattoo artists each have over ten years of experience in a wide variety of tattooing techniques. We have a total of 8 artists on staff at any given time for you to choose from. We will help you to select the artist whose talent best compliments the style of tattoo you are seeking. Some of the styles of tattoos that we offer at Port City Tattoo include portraits, black and grey, traditional american tattoos, realistic, lettering and Japanese designs, amongst a myriad of others.

If you are feeling adventurous and have a concept, but no visual aid to reference, one of our friendly Costa Mesa Tattoo Artists can help you describe your idea and sketch it out for you. After we get your approval we will begin the exciting process of making it a permanent masterpiece. Get the artistry your body deserves, come to Port City Tattoo… The Best Tattoo Shop in Costa Mesa, convenient to Los Angeles and Orange County. Port City consistently delivers the best Costa Mesa Tattoos in the area. We thank you for your continued support. 


Call us today to set up an appointment : (714)708-2120



Here are just some of the tattoo types and techniques we offer at the best tattoo shop in Costa Mesa

 American Traditional Tattoos • Old School Tattoo • Geometric Tattoos • Sleeves • Abstract Tattoos • Asian Tattoos • Pirate Tattoos • Black and Grey Tattoos • Fine Line Tattoos • Celtic Tattoos • Bio-mechanical Tattoos • Religious Tattoos • Dot work Tattoo • Pointillism Tattoo • Stipple Tattoos • Sacred geometry tattoo • Mandala Tattoo • Haida Tattoos • Color Work Tattoos • Memorial Tattoos • Tribal Tattoo • Old School Tattoos • Realistic Tattoos • Portrait Tattoo • Cartoon Tattoos • Tattoo Removal • Samoan Tattoo • Horror Tattoos • Cover-up Tattoos • Scar Tattoos • Lettering Tattoos • Ambigram Tattoos • White Ink Tattoos • Stippling Tattoos • Stippling Tattoos • Native American Tattoos • Animal Tattoo • Geisha Tattoos • Fantasy Tattoos • Skull Tattoos • Heart Tattoo • Dragon Tattoos • Ocean Tattoos • Wolf Tattoo •  Script Tattoos • Flower Tattoos • Female/Pinup Tattoos