LONG BEACH : (562)494-6800
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Best California Tattoos


Port City Tattoo is known for their wide range of tattooing techniques and artistry. We are also widely known for delivering some of the best California tattoos in the Southwest. With two locations in Southern California, one being in Costa Mesa and the other in Long Beach, Port City Tattoo continues to impress everyone that sets foot in our shops. Port City’s California Tattoo Parlors have artists from every walk of life that individually have strengths in tattooing techniques that they have mastered over the years. All of our California Tattoo Artists are capable of making any tattoo dream you have a reality. Our Port City Tattoo family is a collective of creative geniuses from every walk of life. Come in and get expertly inked California Tattoos at our  Costa Mesa tattoo shop or our other location in Long Beach to experience the eclectic artistry of our worldly tattooists.

Port City Tattoo has long been considered one of the best tattoo shops in California by our loyal customers. They make the drive from all over the Southwest because our tattooing services are high quality, versatile and visually stunning. We have even been awarded “The Best Tattoo Shop in Orange County” by OC Weekly, and we couldn’t be more proud to uphold the title.


Call us today to set up an appointment : (714) 708-2120 or (562)494-6800


Expertly Executed California Tattoos


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The Best California Tattoos

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The only limitation is your imagination. 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 California Tattoo Shops. From discrete and simplistic tattoo designs, to jaw-dropping exotic tattoos that can cover a huge portion of your body, our California tattoo artists have the ability to work with anyone on a wide variety of ideas and concepts.

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.

Whether you are wanting to get an old school skull and crossbones or adorn your arm with a massive pirate ship and scrolls, our skilled Port City Tattoo Artists can deliver the best California tattoos in the state. Our highly talented staff at our Port City tattoo shops can reference a picture or drawing, or we can free-hand a custom sketch based on the description of tattoo you’re trying to go for. We also welcome all guests that visit our Port City Tattoo Shop and peruse our huge catalog of Artist Portfolios to see if something catches your eye.


Port City Tattoo | The Artists


Port City Tattoo is selective when adding new talent to our tattooing family. Our tattooists are just as important to us as our esteemed clientele. Our 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, old school, traditional, 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 talented California Tattoo Artists can help you talk-out 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 for the best California tattoos in the state.


Call us today to set up an appointment : (714) 708-2120 or (562)494-6800


Global Influences in Tattoo Artistry


Tattoo Shops California

Tattoo Shops California

Port City Tattoo plays host to well known and globally recognized tattoo artists from all across the globe. This allows our clients the rare opportunity to get tattooed by an artist that has had experience in many styles of tattooing techniques that aren’t just found in the United States or confined to Southern California. Our collaboration with other tattoo artists from around the world also allows our on staff at our Southern California Tattoo Shops to gain knowledge of different styles and techniques of tattooing.

Port City Tattoo originally started as a Long Beach Tattoo Studio back in April, 2012. This particular area in Southern California has been viewed as one of the best places in the World to get high quality California Tattoos. In the spirit of expanding the unique brand of Port City Tattoo, and spreading top-notch artistry through world-class tattooing, we opened the doors to a Costa Mesa location in August 2014.

                                         Modern Sterilization Methods | California Tattoos

Both of our Port City Tattoo Shop 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.




Here are just some of the tattoo types of California Tattoos we offer at our Port City Tattoo Shops

 American Traditional Tattoos • Old School Tattoos • 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

Both our Long Beach Tattoo Shop 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 home to an eclectic grouping of tattooists. We strive to be a California Tattoo Shop where our artists can lend their many talents and worldly experience to create inspirational tattoo experiences for each of our coveted clients. Port City’s California Tattoo Shop is all about providing an environment where everyone can create freely and express their love for tattoo art openly.