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20 Delicious Food Tattoos That’ll Tickle Your Taste Buds

Food Tattoos

What’s better than eating food? Getting food tattooed on your body, of course! When you’re unsure of the next tattoo motif you want to go with, you might want to consider getting a tattoo of your favorite food. Food tattoos are a constant reminder of how happy you are whenever you’re munching on a delicious cupcake or taking a bite out of a mouth-watering burrito.

Whether you’re a foodie or someone who admires the art of quirky tatts, you’re probably going to appreciate the tattoo of your late-night drive-through order or the tattoo of the pastry you shared with your partner on your first date. Whatever the case might be, we’re bringing you a few of our favorite food tattoos guaranteed to tickle your taste buds.

1. A colorful food tattoo on the arm

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When you think of food tattoos, you probably think of your morning coffee, your favorite breakfast, or even the sandwich you shared with your BFF. While there’s nothing wrong with getting meaningful, functional tattoos, you might want to explore your creativity by getting a tattoo of your grocery bag. What do you think?

2. A ramen tattoo on the forearm

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Who doesn’t appreciate a delicious serving of ramen? Whether you get a realistic tattoo of your favorite “struggle meal” or you opt for something a little more modern, there’s no denying that ramen tattoos deserve the hype they’re getting.

3. A happy hamburger tattoo on the back of the arm

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Who wouldn’t be satisfied with a happy hamburger tattoo? Whether you’re a regular at Burger King or you simply want to surprise your friends and family with a tattoo of a happy hamburger, you came to the right place.

4. A peanut butter and jelly sandwich tattoo on the arm

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Simple, tasty, and satisfying, the classic PB&J sandwiches are some of the most popular snacks you can come by. So, next time you stop by the tattoo studio, you might want to commemorate your love of the classic bite with a tasty tattoo.

5. A linework spaghetti tattoo on the arm

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Food tattoos don’t need to be realistic, detailed, and delicate. With a simple linework tattoo of spaghetti wrapped around a fork, you can send a message to the rest of the world that you’re obsessed with Italian cuisine and that you don’t want to go a day without your favorite food.

6. A linework ramen tattoo on the thigh

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What about a linework ramen tattoo on your thigh? Whether you opt for a hand-poked tattoo or a style that suits your aesthetic better, you might want to give thigh tattoos a go – they will offer you and your tattoo artist plenty of real estate to work with and make sure you can conceal or reveal your tattoo when necessary.

7. A blueberry pancake tattoo on the upper arm

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Blueberry pancakes are a breakfast staple for a reason. With a tattoo of these fluffy, buttery, and spongy pancakes, you’re guaranteed to attract attention and make everyone’s mouth water the moment that they make eye contact with your tattoo.

8. A croissant tattoo on the shoulder

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Cronuts might be “the next big thing,” but croissants reign supreme no matter what. Buttery and flaky, croissants are everyone’s favorite French pastry for a reason – and they’re a great way for you to express your (un)healthy obsession with all things French.

9. A macaron tattoo on the back of the arm

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While we’re on the topic of French desserts, we might as well mention macarons, too. We’d argue that food tattoos revolve around desserts more times than you might think, but that’s not something you need to worry about. A macaron tattoo anywhere on your body will make you appreciate the art of dessert-making even more than before.

10. A tomato tattoo on the back

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We can’t even picture a world without tomatoes! Whether they’re a fruit or a vegetable, tomatoes deserve all the hype they’re getting because they’re fresh, savory, and sweet at the same time. With a tomato tattoo on your back, you’re guaranteed to have a smile on your face every time you catch a glimpse of your tattoo.

11. A chili pepper tattoo on the ribcage

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Chili pepper tattoos deserve more recognition, too. Whether you’re a fan of spicy foods or you want to spice up your tattoo collection with a food tattoo that screams “I’m hot!” – you can do so with a chili pepper tattoo.

12. A cartoon cake tattoo on the upper arm

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Why a cartoon cake, you wonder? When picking the perfect style for your next tattoo, don’t shy away from experimenting with cartoon tattoos. Cartoon tattoos are simple, cute, and “catchy,” and that’s reason enough for you to adore them. What do you think?

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13. A linework loaf of bread tattoo on the forearm

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We can’t even talk about food tattoos without gushing over freshly baked bread. Whether you’re obsessed with all things gluten or you simply can’t start your day without a slice of bread, you know exactly what we’re talking about – a simple and subtle linework tattoo of a loaf of bread will make you feel warm and fuzzy the same way nibbling on a slice of bread does.

14. A linework dumpling tattoo on the arm

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Dumplings are steamy, tasty, and tempting, and that’s exactly why you might want to consider getting a dumpling tattoo. Who wouldn’t want to hang out with a cute little dumpling tattoo forever? We know we would!

15. A pizza tattoo on the upper arm

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We don’t even need to explain why you should consider getting a pizza tattoo somewhere on your body. Everybody loves pizza. Everybody appreciates the art behind the pizza tattoo. What more could you want?

16. A strawberry tattoo on the back of the arm

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A strawberry tattoo can represent *so many things,* but we do need to mention the fact that these beautiful berries are typically seen as symbols of love, romance, and fertility. Whether you want to impress your partner or get inspired by everyone’s favorite fruit, a strawberry tattoo might be the one for you.

17. A blueberry tattoo on the ankle

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We don’t necessarily associate food tattoos with feet, ankles, and similar tattoo placements, but who’s to stop you? A simple and stunning blueberry tattoo on your ankle might be the one thing you need to become the best version of yourself. After all, blueberry tattoos represent new beginnings, progress, and prosperity.

18. A fruit tattoo on the arm

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We’re obsessed with this tiny fruit tattoo! Whether you want to include all your favorite fruits or settle for a couple of fruits that look lovely together, you can always work with your tattoo artist and come up with a design that works for you.

19. A fruit and veggie tattoo on the leg

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Why not combine your favorite fruits and vegetables? When working with smaller, simpler tattoos, you have the freedom to make them your own with a few tips and tweaks.

20. A matching food tattoo on the back of the arm


We’re ending the article with a matching food tattoo! We can’t think of a better way to celebrate your romantic relationship or commemorate your friendship than with a matching tattoo of your favorite food. What do you say?