26,336 Bar Stools and Counter Stools

A bar stool is a versatile seating option that can add character, color and texture to your kitchen or bar design — or simply offer a comfortable place to sit. Choosing a stool that fits your design and space can be difficult, so check out our handy tips before you shop our collection of counter stools: More 
Square Metal Bar Stool, Reclaimed Pine, 30"h
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A warm wood finish is the perfect complement to the cool metal base of this industrial stool. Choose from three heights to match your counter and you'll be sitting in style. It's the perfect look for a modern home kitchen.
“Small table?” — rstultz
Hercules Series Black Vertical Back Metal Restaurant Bar Stool
$88 $103.49 · More Colors
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This heavy duty commercial metal bar stool is ideal for Restaurants, Hotels, Bars, Pool Halls, Lounges, and in the Home. The lightweight design of the stool makes it easy to move around. The tubular foot rest not only supports your feet, but acts as an additional reinforcement that helps secure the legs. This stool will keep you comfortable with the easy to clean vinyl upholste...More
“probably 29"” — aasdebswanson
Distinctive Wood Square Brown Foot Stool
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Description: This is the foot stool that has a stylish square shape. Simple and very soft on the touch, this Wood Square brown foot stool has got four short legs and isn't too tall. Thus you can keep it under a tall stool or chair you are sitting on. Or just keep it in front of a couch and relay by stretching your legs and resting them on it. This stool has a very cool exterior...More
“Cute stool” — sandiedeeg
South Fork 25" Swivel Counter Stool with Arms
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Breakfast bars are one of America's most popular home features. However, finding attractive counter stools can be a challenging task. If you are looking to create an eating space that is both striking and functional, these South Fork stools are the ideal choice. Crafted in branched wrought iron, they carry an aura of natural beauty with all the strength that iron innately provi...More
School House Bar Stool, Black, 29 Inch
$198 $209.99 · Only 9 Left
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Constructed of solid hardwood, this School House style bar stool is designed for longevity. Contoured seats and shaped back provide the ultimate in comfort. The 24 or 29 inch seat height makes this stool perfect for 36 inch height dining tables or counter seating. Skilled craftsmanship and attention to detail is sure to put the finishing touch on your home.
“Simple cheap” — katmanor
Equino Barstool Red
$238 $357 · More Colors
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With its slight lip back and flat seat, the Equino is comfortable and stylish. It has a washable leatherette seat, chrome plated steel frame, matte silver base, and adjustable lift from counter to bar.
“I like how good this will look I. My kitchen!” — Melinda Weber
Safavieh Georgia Vanity Stool X-E6454RCM
$188.80 $354 · More Colors
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The adorable Georgia vanity chair is petite enough to tuck in a bathroom or bedroom, and brimming with feminine style. Graceful mahogany-toned birch wood legs, deep seat and diminutive button tufted back are designed for indulgent comfort. Finish: Mahogany. Design: Georgia. Width: 17.9" Height: 22.8" Depth: 19" Remark: Color: Gold Wood Content: Birchwood/ Plywood Fabric Co...More
Architect's Industrial Iron Nickel Counter Bar Swivel Stool
$442 $610.80 · Only 5 Left
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This architect's swivel stool is at once retro and industrial modern in design. The gleam of its nickel finish adds a cool, updated air to your urban loft's office or bar. Sturdy circular bands of iron create an eye-catching symmetrical base. * 25 - 38 inches high x 15 inches wide x 15 inches deep ; Widest part of stool, at bottom circle, is 17 inches wide * Constructed from i...More
“Bar stool” — scottavram
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How do I choose the right height for my bar stools?


The last thing you want is a stool that has you cramming your legs under the counter, so you’ll want to pay close attention to the height of the area you’ll be sitting at. The most common bar stool sizes available are table height, counter height, bar height and extra tall. You’ll want to aim for about 9 to 13 inches between the top of the stool seat and the bottom of your countertop, but to make things even easier, we’ve put together a handy guide that matches up standard counter heights with bar stool heights:

• Table Height: These range in height from 18 to 23 inches and can accommodate a surface height of 28 to 30 inches. They’re a great alternative to your more traditional dining table chairs.
• Counter Height: These vary in height from 24 to 26 inches and will fit a surface height of 36 to 39 inches. They’re smaller than a typical bar or restaurant stool.
• Bar Height: These go from 28 to 30 inches in height and are perfect for a bar with a surface height of 40 to 42 inches. You can find stools in this height at many restaurants.
• Extra Tall: Get a spectator’s view with a height of 33 to 36 inches. You’ll want to pair these with a counter that has a surface height of 44 to 47 inches.

You should also keep in mind the horizontal space around your bar stool. Six inches between each stool is optimal for socializing and eating, but if your dream bar or kitchen has swivel bar stools or stools with arms, you’ll want to add just a bit more space.

What style of bar stool is best for my counter or bar?


Have a look around your kitchen or bar and decide if you want your new stools to stand out or blend in with the color, style or materials already present. For placement in a narrow hallway or next to a kitchen island, backless bar stools are a great choice, because they can be tucked out of the way under the counter overhang. If your stools are the pièce de résistance to your kitchen or eating space, look for easy to clean surfaces like leather, wood, metal or even microfiber.

Don’t be afraid to mix and match, either. Metal bar stools can add contrast to a kitchen or bar that is predominantly wood, and wooden bar stools can bring a bit of nature inside a modern, high gloss kitchen.
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