23,466 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 
Bouchon French Industrial White with Back Cafe Counter Stool - Set of 4
$700 $970.80 · Only 4 Left
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This iconic industrial metal cafe counter stool, constructed of glossy white painted steel, captures the utility and flexible use that makes loft style so smart. Used indoors or out, the classic lines and comfortable back evoke the breakrooms and old fashioned working man's bars from Paris to Pittsburgh. Features: -42.5 inches high x 17 inches wide x 17 inches deep -Seat: 26 i...More
“Industriel avec dossier” — Catherine Leduc
Tufted Yellow Vinyl Adjustable Height Bar Stool with Chrome Base
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With its buttoned and tufted detailing, this adjustable height bar stool will make a lovely contemporary accent to your kitchen, dining, or bar area. The height adjustable swivel seat adjusts from counter to bar height with the handle located below the seat. The base and footrest have a chrome finish to complement the chair's modern design. Features: *Counter Height or Bar Sto...More
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Linon Square Metal Bar Stool in Black (Set of 2)
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Linon - Bar Stools - 03242BLK02ASU - Mixing contemporary design with industrial flavor, the Black Square Metal Stool is a trendy seating addition. Crafted from heavy duty steel, the stool has a stationary seat and multiple footrests for added comfort. The dark black finish will add a bit of versatility to the piece, allowing it to easily coordinate with your existing decor. Per...More
Baxton Studio Mid-Century Modern Wishbone Stool - White Wood Y Stool
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This mid-century bar chair features traditional wood construction paired with a modern form, resulting in a unique piece for your home. The frame consists of solid wood with a white finish, a curved backrest, and sturdy, taut unfinished natural hemp cord seat. This item will arrive fully assembled and is also available in green or as a dining chair in natural, dark brown, pink,...More
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Set of 2 Barstools Stools Faux Leather Saddle Seat, White, Counter Height
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Contemporary fashion for your living spaces delivered with these 3 colors framed stools with faux leather rectangular shaped seat cushions. This bar stool is designed with pure modern composition. It's seating is covered in White, Brown, Black/ Brown faux leather with a medium shine for a luxurious feel. The stool legs resemble a painters bench for a casual presence, making it ...More
LEM Piston Style Bar Stool in Walnut
$117 $195.00 · More Colors
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The LEM Bar Stool has sleek lines and would be equally impressive in a restaurant or at home. It features a sturdy chrome steel frame with hydraulic piston and lever for height adjustment from 27" - 31". Perfect for entertaining guests at your own bar at home, or for stylish seating around the counter. Bullet Features: Polished Steel Frame Adjustable Height from 27" - 31" 360 ...More
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L'Eau Swiveling w/ Gas Lift Bar Stool, Transparent
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A happy collection of colors and functionality, these swiveling bar stools feature a gas lift for easy height adjustment. Choose just the right color to accent your space, or choose all three for a trio of delights.
“Stool” — cheraky
American Heritage Bella 26 Inch Backless Counter Stool in Bourbon
$169.95 $220.94 · More Styles
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The pepper colored hand painted curved frame provides a wide base for support. The bourbon colored leather on the 360 degree full bearing swivel seat gives you the comfort you deserve. What's included: Stool (1).
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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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