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The 10 Best Bar Stools for 2021

If you are trying to find the best bar stools for your home then look no further! I have the best bar stools for your home this year that you need to check out.

Having extra seating in your kitchen is a must for today’s families. It’s a great place to serve breakfast or for kids to work on homework after school while enjoying a great snack. I have 10 of the best seating options for you today.

A white kitchen with white counters and white bar stools with silver bases.

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Best Bar Stools For Kitchen

The first thing you need to know is how tall the bar stools should be. There are two standard heights, counter height and bar height.

Counter height bar stools tend to be about 24 inches tall. This leaves room above the stool for your legs before the counter top starts.

Bar height stools are usually about 29 inches. You will know which one you have if you have a counter that extends from an island or a peninsula in one straight line. That’s what I have in my kitchen.

A white kitchen with silver drawer pulls, gray walls and black wood stools.

If you have a counter that jumps up to another level then you most likely have bar height. It’s a good idea to measure and double check either way.

Without Backs

If you don’t have a ton of room in your kitchen and breakfast nook/dining area then you will want to opt for bar stools that easily slide under the counter top.

Brownish Gray distressed wood stool with a light beige linen seat that has no back.

I love this bar stool because it’s the barstool equivalent of my favorite dining chair, the Paige dining chair from World Market. I love the distressed finish and the linen color upholstered top. This stool comes in several colors and both counter heights.

Black painted wooden bar stool that is rectangular and has no back.

I bought this bar stool years ago. It’s from Target and it looked perfect in my old kitchen, as well as my kitchen in my current house. This bar stool is perfect if you have kids! No upholstery so it’s super easy to clean and if it gets a little distress to it that only adds to the character of the stool.

Gray metal bar stools that can be stacked on one another.

These are also great for kids and since they are made of metal, they are super durable! They also stack so you can purchase a bunch and stack them up for when not in use. Great for entertaining! They also come in several colors.

Stools With Backs

If you have the room having a bar stool with a back is very comfortable. Here are some great options that are upholstered.

Brown wooden round bar stools with a light beige upholstered seat and back.

This is a gorgeous bar stool available from Home Depot. I know that’s probably not the first place you would think of to buy furniture but Home Depot has some great options!

High backed wooden bar stools that have spindles for a back and are painted black.

These Windsor high-back bar stools are a great compliment for modern farmhouse design. Many have these in their form of dining chairs, if you do then these would be great for your bar stools.

A faux cognac leather seat with a gold base.

These faux leather chairs are stunning with the camel color and the bold toned base. I love these!

This is a woven rattan bar stool in light beige with a black metal base.

These rattan bar stools are the perfect addition for a boho or coastal feel.

Brownish gray distressed wood base with a linen upholstered seat and a round upholstered back.

I love the Paige dining chairs from World Market so it makes sense that I would love the Paige bar stools! I mentioned earlier the ones that are backless but these are just like the dining chairs.

This wooden stool has a metal X detail on the back and a rattan seat.

These X back bar stools are super stylish while being comfortable at the same time.

This bar stool has a bamboo base and a woven top with woven accents on the braces on the bottom.

This is one of the most popular styles of barstools on the market right now. If you are on Instagram and follow many decor accounts then you have seen them. They are from Serena and Lilly and are perfect for Coastal, Transitional, or Modern design styles.

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