23,534 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 
Wilde Barstool Distressed Natural
$258 $387.00 · Only 2 Left
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Wilde Barstool Distressed Natural
“I love the wood and metal” — Kamee Yun
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
“barstool” — lorikifer
Kensington Adjustable Counter Bar Stool
$89.99 $138.66 · Buy on Houzz
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Raise the bar in convenient seating! This adjustable stool is the perfect option for fashionable bar or counter seating. Optional leg extensions adapt this versatile stool from counter to bar height in minutes. Sloped lines and X cast design create a clean, simple look. A powder-coated, hammered bronze finish and sturdy steel construction offer timeless beauty. The seat feature...More
“Bronze color and back rest design and price” — cantlon
Zuo Oxygen Barstool in White
$158 $207.68 · Buy on Houzz
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Barstool in White belongs to Oxygen Collection by Zuo Modern Ajdustable with button and tufting, the Oxygen is a breath of life to any bar, kitchen counter, or display stand. It has a chrome base and is fully wrapped in a washable leatherette. Barstool (1)
“Barstools that disappear into background and don't mess with the overall look” — Jane Robinson
Tendy-C Counter Chair (Set Of 2)-Wal/Chr
$424 $606.00 · More Colors
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Modern style doesn’t have to be trendy. You'll love the way this classic chair design looks in your updated kitchen. The clean cut form is refined and stylish, but will stand the test of time.
“Barstools” — raeday55
Backless Swivel Stool (26 in. Counter Height)
$102.74 $151.08 · Only 7 Left
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Choose Size: 26 in. Counter HeightElegant flat legsPolished bronze finishCopper-hued 360 degree swivel seat. 17 in. W x 17 in. D x 26 in. H (15 lbs.)Backless and simple in design, the Kelford is the perfect accompaniment to already busy spaces. The Kelford boasts a set of elegant flat legs, as well as a classical polished bronze finish and copper-hued 360 degree swivel seat.
“legs, color swivel” — teemlewis
Fabia Bar/Counter Stool-Wht/Chrm
$92 $132.00 · More Colors
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The fluid design of this stool seems fitting, considering it’s for your bar or counter. Let the libation flow as you ride the wave-inspired seating area.
“modoern seating for bar” — upsidedownwoman
Charlie Industrial Metal Design Tractor Seat Bar Stool
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The Charlie bar stool is comfortably designed and a throw-back to the dive-bar days. Crafted out of sturdy steel, this industrial inspired style is also height adjustable to fit your bar or dining needs. The unique design will standout in any home. Features: Engineered out of sturdy steel Elegantly finished in aged silver Adjustable 25"- 35" seat height A great accent p...More
“very farmhouse” — Kathy Waldrop
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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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