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Pirate Tattoos


Pirate Tattoos Orange County

Pirate Tattoos Orange County | Port City Tattoo

Port City Tattoo is known for their wide range of tattooing techniques and artistry. We are also widely known for being one of the best tattoo shops in Orange County and Los Angeles to get amazing Pirate Tattoos. Pirates have turned into their own subset of tattoo culture as well as a subset of popular culture. Traditional tattoos have embraced pirate tattoos as their own because of the role sailors and pirates have played in bringing body art into mainstream Western tattoo culture.

Port City Tattoo has long been considered one of the best tattoo shops in Orange County by our loyal customers throughout Southern California. They make the drive 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.

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 it all. 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.



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Location of Port City Tattoo


Port City Tattoo has two locations, our original tattoo shop in Long Beach and our sister tattoo shop in Costa Mesa. Both locations are convenient to all of Los Angeles county and Orange County. Travel a little further for the best that LA has to offer. You can’t let a thing like distance come between you and quality tattooing!!

Extremely popular and recognizable, pirate tattoos are always sure to turn heads. As with any art form that has stood the test of time and culture, tattooing continues to evolve, but the basics remain the same. Port City Tattoo makes it a point to deliver the best pirate tattoos in Orange County and Los Angeles.


Port City Pirate Tattoo Designs


Pirate Ship Tattoos

Pirate Ship Tattoos | Port City

Swarthy swashbucklers and patch-eyed pirates have long been favored by the tattoo community. Mostly because of the long history that sailors and pirates have with Western tattoo culture. Pirate tattoos are sometimes made up of a variety of distinct symbols, which are all linked to the pirate motif. Both women and men are great candidates for nautical and pirate tattoo designs. Pirate tattoo designs can include a number of distinct symbols and components related to the pirate theme. A black flag with a white skull crossbones has been a trade mark of the pirates for centuries. A large portion of pirate tattoos are comprised of some sort of skeleton or skull figure.

The most popular pirate tattoo is the pirate ship tattoo. This pirate tattoo design portrays a pirate ship that is often designed in great detail. A pirate ship tattoo can be a beautiful piece, when done correctly. Another pirate tattoo design that is popular is the woman pirate. In most cases, these women are portrayed with hardly any clothing. Some pirate tattoos may be created also impersonate a pirate character from film or a novel. One of the more modern day pirates that are often inked is that of Jack Sparrow.


Pirate Tattoos in Orange County & Los Angeles


Los Angeles Pirate TattoosOur tattoo family is just as important to us as our beloved clients. That’s why Port City Tattoo goes above and beyond to only hire the very best tattooists from all over the world. Our expert tattoo artists each have over ten years of experience in a wide variety of tattooing techniques. Some of the styles of tattoos that we offer at Port City Tattoo include black and gray, Sacred Geometry Tattoo Designs, Pirate Tattoos, Sugar Skull Tattoos, Portraits, Traditional  Tattoos, Realistic Ink, Japanese designs and lettering, Koi Fish, amongst a catalog of others. We have a total of eight artists on staff at any given time. Come in and we’ll set you up with the artist that best compliments your style.

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Additionally, if you are feeling a little adventurous and have a concept, but no visual aid to reference, our Port City Tattoo Artists can help you describe your idea accurately and then sketch it out for you. Upon your thumbs-up we then begin the process of making it a permanent masterpiece on your skin. Get the artistry your body deserves, come to Port City Tattoo in either Long Beach or Costa Mesa for all of your Portrait Tattooing needs. All of Port City’s Pirate Tattoos deliver a unique look. Our Pirate Tattoos all hold significant meaning for the individual, which has made them popular fixtures of tattoo art in the United States. Visit one of our award winning tattoo shops in Long Beach or Costa Mesa today and get inked by the best in the Southwest. 


Port City is Proud to extend its Pirate tattooing services to following cities :

Costa Mesa • Long Beach • Downey • Huntington Beach • Redondo Beach • Hermosa Beach • Anaheim • Santa Ana • Orange County • Orange • Torrance • Irvine • Tustin • Lakewood • Cypress • Newport Beach • Seal Beach • Los Alamitos • Garden Grove • Westminster • San Pedro • Signal Hill • Fullerton • Buena Park • Mission Viejo • Carson • Fountain Valley • La Palma • Cerritos • Compton • Rossmoor • Bellflower • Stanton • Laguna Hills • Lake Forest • Gardena • Lawndale • Palos Verdes • Lomita • Paramount • Laguna Beach • San Joaquin Hills • Manhattan Beach • Norwalk • La Mirada • Lynwood • South Gate • Whittier • Pico Rivera • Yorba Linda • Santa Fe Springs • Dana Point • Corona Del Mar • Torrance