The Shop

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Shop Information

Welcome to Midwest Classic Tattoo— Skokie, Illinois’ first tattoo shop! (no piercings) It is encouraged to call ahead to schedule a consultation. As a consideration to our clients and the shop atmosphere, we will usually not take breaks during tattooing to consult. 

Appointment Info/ FAQs

$80 Shop minimum

$40 Deposit (required)

Phone (847)-921-9665

Shop Hours

Monday: Closed (By appointment only)

Tuesday: 11am – 8pm

Wednesday: 11:am – 8pm

Thursday: 11am – 8pm

Friday: 11am – 8pm

Saturday: 11am – 8pm

Sunday: Closed (By appointment only)

Driving Directions

20 minutes from O’Hare Airport

20 minutes from Northwestern University

25 minutes from Loyola University

25 minutes from Downtown Chicago

Directions from Highway:

Exit US 94/41 @ Dempster Street, headed east.  The shop is located on the left (or north) side of the street.  Street parking is free. If parking isn’t available nearby, we can make lot parking available to you upon request.

Public Transportation

From Skokie Swift Yellow Line Station:

Exit the station and walk north (towards Starbucks)  We are located across the street. (5 minutes from station)

From Morton Grove Metra Station:

Walk to Dempster/ Lincoln bus stop. Take the 250 Davis CTA station bus.  Exit at Dempster/ Niles Center.  We are located across the street. (20-30 minutes trip from station)

From Davis Purple Line Station:

Take the 250 O’Hare Airport Kiss-n-Fly CTA bus west.  Exit at Dempster/ Niles Center.  We are located on the same side of the street where you exit, just west. (25 minutes trip from station)