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Golden Needle Tattoo Studio.

Designing tattoo dreams for over 36 years.


We welcome guest artists!

Passionate artists. Flawless tattoos.

Tattooing Fargo-Moorhead for three decades.


Experience brings forth talent and that makes all the difference! Golden Needle Tattoo Studio was established in 1983 by Anita Burbeck. The studio is now owned and operated solely by Joe Garza. We provide our clients with a highly reputable, licensed and inspected studio. Our team is always available to design the dream tattoo just for you! All of our artists are equally talented and have been hand-picked to be the VERY BEST! Each artist specializes in their own particular styles and specialties.  

We are a dedicated to helping our clients find their match within our team of passionate artists.

We are very excited to resume limited operations on Monday, June 2nd at 11 am. The following guidelines as set by the Minnesota Employment and Economic Development will be strictly followed.

1. There is no more sitting area in the front of the Studio-All clients must wait in their vehicle until their appointment time. They will receive a phone call when it is their turn to enter the studio.

2. Only the client and the artist will be allowed in the tattoo area during the tattoo procedure.

3. A COVID-19 waiver will be signed by all clients and will be included in the check-in procedures to ensure the safety of our artists and other clients.

4. Every client will have their temperature taken upon arrival and if it is over 100.4 F, the client will need to reschedule their appointment.

5. Upon arrival, hand sanitizers will be provided to the clients and artists to use as needed.

6. We no longer take walk in clients and each client must have a scheduled tattoo appointment date and time. To schedule an appointment, please contact the studio at 218-236-8560.

Please fill out the following form to secure your guest spot at Golden Needle Tattoo Studio. For additional information contact Joe at 218.236.8560. Thank you.

We are a cutting edge studio that uses only the latest technology available in the industry! Our studio provides you humble, educated, creative, and professional artists that will provide not only their time but have the patience to provide a custom tattoo of your dreams!

The tattoo ink pigments used by us are formulated from the latest technology. The colors have been scientifically created for optimal skin absorption and the brightness is made to last! The inks come from a pharmaceutical plant, using all the sterilization precautions and techniques. This makes for a much faster and easier healing process for our clients!

Our artists offer extended consultations and custom design work for each client. Golden Needle Tattoo Studio is highly respected for their talents in spectacular cover-ups, exact and detailed portraits, memorials, and out-of-the-box custom designs. We enjoy the challenge of creating the tattoos that every other studio says is impossible! We can make your tattoo dreams a reality! We desire that our clients love their tattoos for the rest of their lives!

A state-of-the-art tattoo shop.

We encourage and welcome client and artist collaboration! We are ready and excited to design a one-of-a-kind tattoo just for YOU!!!

Diverse talents. Common goals.

With over three decades of experience tattooing in the Fargo-Moorhead area, Golden Needle Tattoo Studio has provided countless clients with stunning designs and exceptional service all within a comfortable, caring and professional environment.

We look forward to adding you to our extensive list of happy customers.

Thousands of satisfied clients.

Convenient downtown Moorhead location.

112 7th St S, Moorhead, MN 56560


Complete and total execution of my tattoo idea. Incredible fine line detail and beautiful color balance. So much artistic talent here.

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The best in at least a three state area. Professional, clean, and awesome work in a chill environment.

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This is the only place I go to get my tattoos. Bryan did an awesome job on my rose tattoo that I got on my finger. will definitely be going back.

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Very welcoming, staff was great! and my tattoo turned out fantastic!! very happy with my experience and will definitely be going back!

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