Got Ink?: Local Places to get Tattooed

Tattoo done by EB Tattoo in Stroudsburg Photo Courtesy / Kathleen Kraemer Tattoo done by EB Tattoo in Stroudsburg Photo Courtesy / Kathleen Kraemer
Tattoo done by EB Tattoo in Stroudsburg Photo Courtesy / Kathleen Kraemer
Tattoo done by EB Tattoo in Stroudsburg
Photo Courtesy / Kathleen Kraemer

By Kayla M. Sutter
Managing Editor

Looking for a new tattoo? There are plenty of places to get a good and affordable tattoos close to the University. Here’s a list of the top four places to get tattoos in Stroudsburg.

EB Tattoo shop is located very close to school, at 47 Crystal Street. It is a very popular tattoo shop, and is a favorite of ESU students.

On their Facebook page, EB has a 4.8-star rating out of 5 from over 150 reviews. Almost all of the reviews are positive and raving about the clean space, friendly staff, and top notch tattoos.

One review raved, “I wouldn’t think of going anywhere else! The shop is very professional, super clean, staff is amazing, and the artists are so incredibly talented!

I have been there twice in the last month and look forward to many more visits with Vanessa! If you’re looking for top notch work, then EB Tattoo is definitely your place!”

The tattoo shop is also very active on their Facebook page and respond to all reviews. EB Tattoo not only has a Facebook but also a Twitter account and an Instagram where customers can check out reviews, previous work, and learn more about the staff and studio. To make an appointment call 570-872-9445.

Diabolic Tattoo is a tattoo shop specializing in custom large color and black and gray work located 10 N 7th St. in Stroudsburg.

There is a Facebook page, advertising the shop and showing pictures of previous work. Out of 5 starts the shop is rated 4.8 from 53 reviews.

To make an appointment call 570-517-2090 or send them a message on Facebook.

Another great local tattoo shop is Third Dimension Tattoo and Piercing. This shop is located a little further from campus at 2610 Milford Rd in Marshalls Creek, about 10 minutes off campus.

They can be contacted by phone, their website, or their Facebook page. The phone number is 570 223-6602. From 181 reviews the shop has a 4.6 out of 5 star rating.

Inkwitch Tattoo is the local studio of award-winning tattoo artist, Meryl Hurwich.

This studio is also very close to campus and is located on 149 N. 9th St in Stroudsburg.

Inkwitch Tattoo has a 4.8-star rating out of five from 65 reviews, on their Facebook page.

Many of the reviews are focused on the staff and how welcoming and helpful they were.

One review written by Facebook user, Jennifer Eiland said, “Took my son here to get his first tattoo today. Had a great experience! The staff was very welcoming. We didn’t have an appointment but they took us anyway. Kitty was our artist and she did an awesome job. My daughter wants to get one too; so we’ll definitely come again.”

If you’re thinking of getting some permanent body art soon, any of these local shops will surely meet your needs.

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