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(760) 743-9228

Escondido Tattoo Studio was opened in 1975 and has been tattooing North San Diego County for over 44 years. Originally opened by Larry Riggs (R.I.P.) and Col. W.L. Todd (R.I.P.), E.T.S. has been a landmark in North San Diego County and So-Cal tattooing ever since. Escondido Tattoo Studio holds dear the traditions of old school tattooing; Clean, Quality work that will last a lifetime, while maintaining a position on the cutting edge of modern tattooing; in techniques, custom styles, tattoo equipment and modern sterilization techniques. We have countless designs on hand or one of our artist will work with you personally to design a custom tattoo to suite your taste and style. We use only the Highest Quality Inks, Disposable Needles/Tubes/Cartridges and all of our artist participate yearly in Blood Borne Pathogens Training and are registered and inspected by the San Diego Dept. of Environmental Health.

Walk-Ins Always Welcome Or Call (760)743-9228 Now To Schedule Your Appointment!




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Artist Miguel Albarran apprenticed at E.T.S. under Don Bishop & Larry Riggs for 3 years and has been a full time tattooer at E.T.S. since 2008. He currently manages E.T.S. and tattoos full time while still attending multiple fine art schools. Miguel is well versed in all styles of modern tattooing including; Traditional, Realism and Portrait tattooing, etc. Follow him @miguelalbarran.artwork

Call (760) 743-9228 to schedule an appointment with him or stop by the shop to say hi Tues-Sat.


Thomas Alaniz apprenticed at E.T.S. 2011-2015 under the Rev. and has been a full time tattooer since 2015. Thomas specializes in all forms of tattooing American Traditional, Gangster Black 'n Grey, solid Tribal, flirty Script, tripped out Graffiti tattoos or whatever tickles your fancy,  Thomas "Has got you covered". Follow Thomas on instagram (@thomas_alaniz) to check out current work or Call the Shop (760) 743-9228 to Schedule Your Appointment.

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Ryan J. "The Rev"

The Rev. Ryan has been a professional tattooer since 1995 and has been a part of E.T.S. since 2004. Ryan worked for Larry Riggs and Don Bishop at E.T.S. 2004-2009 eventually buying the shop from L.R. in 2010.  Ryan is currently tattooing full time in Jacksonville N.C. at E.T.S.'s sister shop High Standard Tattoo and travels back to Esco a couple times a year to visit and tattoo. Follow @highstandardtattoo and @escondidotattoostudio to message him or see posted travel dates for conventions he'll be attending or when he'll be tattooin' in Esco.





Walk-Ins Always Welcome
Appointments Guaranteed!
We are a small busy shop and we pride ourselves on giving our customers the best tattoos and experience possible, so you're always welcome to stop by for a tattoo, but it's best to call ahead to to check our avalibilties or to schedule a consultation/appointment.





622 N Broadway, Escondido, CA 92025

Tel: 760-743-9228



Tuesday - Saturday: Noon - 8pm
​​​Sunday: Noon - 6pm

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