Welcome to American Classic Tattoo

As the first and only legally operating tattoo shop in Newport News, VA, American Classic’s talented and experienced artists are proud to provide beautiful artwork in a clean, sterile, and friendly environment.

We gladly accept walk-ins and offer same-day service based on artist availability.
Larger pieces that will require multiple sessions and custom projects require an appointment and deposit.
Please take a look at our FAQ for more information on appointments and custom artwork.

We are located at 11516 Jefferson Avenue – Newport News, VA 23601.
Tattoo shop hours are as follows:
Tuesday through Saturday: 12PM to 8PM
Sunday: 12PM to 6PM. We are closed on Mondays.
Our tattoo shop is in the heart of Newport News and is convenient to many main areas
including the shipyard, Fort Eustis, Port Warwick, Oyster Point, CNU, and much more.

American Classic Tattoo is proudly an artist-owned and operated tattoo shop.

Whether you’re in the market for a large, fully custom piece, or you’re looking to get something smaller and less complex, our knowledgeable tattoo artists provide each of our clients with only the highest quality tattoos. Our artists are friendly, experienced and dedicated to your overall satisfaction.
The artists at American Classic Tattoo are trained in the finest, most up-to-date sterilization procedures. Cleanliness is of the utmost importance at this tattoo shop. We do everything in our power to promote a positive experience and proper healing. All artists have received specialized training and always adhere firmly to the State and City Health Department regulations and criteria.

Please take a look around our website and check out our artist portfolios. Don’t hesitate to contact us with any questions that you may have. Thank you for visiting our site and we look forward to seeing you at the tattoo shop!