Raleigh >Warlock's Southern Dragon
Stop searching, Warlock's is the place to go.. Stop your search! Warlock's is the place you need to get your first or next tattoo. I got my first tattoo there and I will not go anywhere else but Warlock's. I have 3 tattoos now. Being new to the area I did my research and asked friends and people on the street where I should go for my tattoos and over and over again I kept hearing Warlock's. I went there and spent hours looking at all their tattoo selections. You have to visit Warlock's to know what I am talking about. Byron is the best and all the artists there are too. When people ask me "who did your tattoos, they are so unique"? I stop and tell them Warlock's created all my great tattoos and I love them all! I won't go anywhere else. YOU have to go! Warlock's is World Famous, the oldest tattoo shop in the area and over 50 years experience.
WARLOCKS IS THE WORST!!!!!. This place is horrible. I walked in as i was getting off my cell phone and one of the workers told me to turn around and leave b/c it was a "no cell phone zone". I told him i was ending my call and he asked me to leave again. Needless to say I left gladly. They are complete jerks, I just came to look at some of their designs, but now i will never go back to ANY warlocks location again. Clearly if i was hanging up the phone there was no need to ask me to leave. Maybe if they were busy doing their jobs instead of congregating at the front chit-chatting they would care less if i was ending a phone call while walking into their "no cell phone zone"!!!! The worst!
BEWARE. Complete idiots! The owner is pervert full of crappy racial and sexual jokes that leave you feeling very uncomfortable. He was more interested in flirting with us despite being 60 years old and married. To top it off he claimed to have drawn something for me when i found the same picture on the internet thankfully before i got tattooed. My friend went back to get her tattoo fixed later and he blaimed the crappy tattoo work he had done on her, then tried to charge her to fix it! We went to Phoenix and they agreed it was poor work and not my friends fault luckily they where able to fix it. I wouldnt let them tattoo me if it was free
Artists?????. If you want a tattoo from a real artist..........go elsewhere. They make you feel like they are doing you a favor by tattooing you. The owner is a total idiot and totally obnoxious. Overpriced and undertalented. First timers.....Beware.
Their customer service is horrible and the owner is a complete creep! I went because my friend had gotten a tattoo by a guy who i came to find out wasn't even working there anymore. The owner was very rude when i asked them about where the guy was who did my friends tattoo and what happened to him.
I heard later that the guy quit and was severly assaulted by the owner! No wonder that he quit. Try Blue Flame they where much nicer
Worst customer service. I went to Warlocks because my husband got great customer service and a fantastic tattoo from Jason (who is no longer there). As soon as I walked in I felt completely uncomfortable, it was as if it pained the receptionist to say Hello. I wanted to talk to someone regarding a tattoo on my foot and also expanding the one on my back. She had me talk to Ryan, he barely acknowledged me and mumbled without even looking at me. When he told me that it had to be bigger I had him make it to the size it needed to be. I was unsure of the size since it was bigger than I really wanted and asked if I could see it on my skin. He told me to hold it up to it. Nice. I was fine with the size and decided I would get it, he walked off to talk to someone (not sure of his name but he was huge.) who promptly said it had to be even bigger. He said the ink could run together if it wasn't bigger. While I can appreciate someone recommending ways to make it better (they are the experts after all) it was clear he just couldn't be bothered with a trivial tattoo such as the one I wanted. At this point I had enough of the crappy service so we left. Perhaps if I had been tattooed head to toe I would have been better well received. I got the impression that they viewed me as some chick wanting some random tattoo when in fact I have 5 already, you just can't see them. I would not go back and would not recommend them to anyone. Customer service should be a top priority whether it is your first tattoo or your 100th.
Depends on Your Tattoo Artist!!! ASK FOR RYAN!. Ryan is the best tattoo artist at Warlock's in my opinion. He really listens to what you want, works with you and takes great pride in his artistry with a lot of detail. He will do whatever you want, customize tatoos, and will advise you if needed. He takes his time and makes sure you like whats being done as he does it. I cannot, however, say the same for the others there, particularly Greg. Avoid Greg at all costs (literally) unless you want to be told your ideas are "stupid", or that he can't do them because they are not "big enough". Basically, he tries to talk everyone in to the hugest tattoo possible so he can make more money. He doesn't care about a silly little thing like the fact that he's marking his customer for LIFE and it should be just the way you want it to look. He also uses very vulgar language - and I am hard to offend!! He drove me out of there initially, then I went back in and talked to Ryan, who seemed nice. The rest, as they say, is history. I have a gorgeous custom tattoo.
Amazing place!. I have gotten 3 tattoos there, and it makes a half sleeve on my right arm. I went in there and had some ideas for the sleeve. I talked to Greg and he drew some things up. Took about a week until he got around to calling me. I came in and what he had drawn was 100% custom and absolutely amazing. I have to give a shout out to GREG!! He has done amazing work on me, and I will NOT go anywhere else but to Warlocks with Greg there. He will make you a totally custom tattoo, and he is cool as ice. Great cutomer service, really friendly.
First tattoo here!. Going to Warlocks for my first tattoo was the best decision I made. As soon as I walked in the door I was amazed how clean it was, even the bathroom. The staff was very kind and informative, except for the receptionist, she seemed rude and made me feel as if I was bothering her. My tattoo looks great and I am very happy with the results. I did have to wait a while for an available tattooist, but it wasn't a big deal to me, I was in no rush. I would most definitely come back for more tattoos and recommend this place to anyone :)
go some where else. I got my moms name in Arabic writing written across my foot. It came out slanted and the writing is completely wrong. The tat was stenciled out perfect on my foot yet the artist still messed up on it; something so simple. The artist was really rude too and didn?t make me feel comfortable at all. I can't remember his name but he was an older man who looked like he was a biker dude. The tattoo is about an inch long and they charged me $55 for it which is really over priced even if it did come out the way it should. Other people I have known that have gone there haven?t been too happy with the results either.
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