22 Outdoor Dining Chairs That’ll Level Up Your Patio

Savor the sunny weather with these stylish seats.

Sure, you could trek to the trendy bistro up the block and wait an hour for outdoor seating—but who needs to when you can turn your own patio into the hottest spot around? Pull up one of these fabulous outdoor dining chairs and transport yourself to a three-star restaurant from the comfort of your PJs. Prix fixe menu not included.

HAY Élémentaire Chair

Proof that an inexpensive mass-produced plastic chair doesn’t have to sacrifice form or color. The Élémentaire Chair (2018) has a delicate look but is strong enough for everyday use. Not too loud, not too shy, just exactly balanced. Crafted from UV-resistant polypropylene, this chair has a matte surface with slight texture. Natural production marks and small areas of inconsistent color are results of the manufacturing process, not defects. Made in Denmark.

Magis Bell Chair

Crafted from recycled polypropylene obtained from leftover material generated by Magis’ own furniture production and the Italian auto industry, the Bell Chair by Konstantin Grcic features an ultra-lightweight design, weighing just 6 pounds. Although Bell is built to last, it’s also fully recyclable at the end of its life span, minimizing environmental impact. "We’re not designing a chair that’s disposable within years," says Grcic. Suitable for use indoors and out. Stacks up to 12 high. Made in Italy.

Blu Dot Trim Chair

Whatever you do, don't call it basic. Clean lines and sophisticated geometry form a minimal outdoor chair that's everything it's shaped up to be. Perforated seat and back detail apt for wowing guests and weathering the elements. Valid excuse to work, dine and stare off into space alfresco.

Neighbor Modern Teak Outdoor Dining Set - 6 Top

Designed for comfortable outdoor dining, the Haven Dining Set is constructed of solid FSC-certified teak and all-weather woven rope. Available with seating for 4 or 6. Additional seating available in sets of 2. Teak will patina to a silvery gray over time.

CB2 x Paul McCobb Pavilion Armless Dining Chair Model 6350

First introduced as part of the Round Dining Group in Paul McCobb's 1952 Pavilion Collection, this armless dining chair was designed to be durable, beautiful and easy to care for. Solid iron frame will stand both the elements and the test of time, as will the reversible cushion in grey Sunbrella fabric. The Pavilion Collection was featured in the June 1953 issue of House & Garden magazine in an original McCobb illustration, yet doesn't feel at all out of place in a modern outdoor space or even an indoor dining room. CB2 exclusive.

Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams Sanibel Outdoor Dining Chair

Bold angles, minimal silhouettes and functional design solutions. Inspired by the modernism Bauhaus Architecture, the Sanibel Outdoor collection pays homage to the architectural movement’s principle belief that form, indeed, follows function. Possessing a streamlined sensibility, the frames of Sanibel are sculpted from hand-crafted cast aluminum and softened by exaggerated cushions, ideal for lounging. This collection offers exceptional craftsmanship of built-to-last, easy-to-care-for furnishings that are at once proportionally chic and contoured for comfort. The Sanibel collection features dining tables, side and cocktail tables, protective covers, pool side chaise, lounge, and dining chairs. Customize your look with our collection of eight outdoor cushions. Please note: this is the dining chair frame only, cushions sold separately.

Ikea Askholmen Chair

Folding garden chair which is perfect for a small, vibrant balcony or a cozy garden nook. Made of durable stained hardwood to last longer—and comes pre-assembled so you can start using it immediately.

Emu Design Studio Arc En Ciel Folding Chair

Arc En Ciel, or "rainbow" in French, is a small-space solution inspired by the chairs and tables that have filled Parisian parks and cafés since the 19th century. Weighing about 10 pounds, the durable, hardwearing Arc En Ciel Folding Chair (2010) has a baked-on polyester powder-coated finish that stands up to the elements and being folded and unfolded as your needs change. This outdoor chair folds completely flat for convenient storage. Made in Italy.

Blu Dot Hot Mesh Chair

Chipper chair seeks derrières for at home enjoyment or café canoodling. Available in nine finishes: aqua, black, green, grey green, humble red, natural yellow, simple blue, off-white and watermelon. Stackable and suitable for use indoors or out.

Hay Balcony Dining Chair

Balcony outdoor seating and tables are designed for HAY by Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec. Made of durable steel, the square design is softened by circular cutouts, which serve the functional purpose of strengthening the shell. The holes also provide airflow to help keep you comfortable on hot days, and allow for drainage so that the chair can dry quickly after it rains. Each piece is powder-coated with an outdoor primer for optimal resilience and durability. Made in China.

Fermob Bistro Folding Chair, Set of Two

Restyled for modern day use, the original design of the Bistro Folding Chair was created at the end of the 19th century. Simple and solid, this set of two chairs is more joyful and ingenious than ever. Constructed using lacquered steel with an anti-UV powder coating, the Bistro Folding Chair, Set of 2 is durable enough for commercial use while still retaining the authenticity of the original design.

Floyd The Outdoor Chair

A chair never looked so good in the sun. Or the rain. Or even the snow. Lightweight powder coated aluminum meets matte powder coat in an array of cheerful colors. The Outdoor Chair features a distinct, comfortable curvature that provides the perfect sit. Easily stacks to save space off season or when not in use. Designed in collaboration with Brooklyn-based design studio Uhuru.

Bend Goods Betty Chair

Inside or outside, single or stacked, the Bend Goods Betty Stacking Chair is chic, convenient and contemporary. Available in a range of durable, powder coated finishes, Betty is made entirely out of galvanized and welded iron wire. The resulting pattern is beautifully geometric and surprisingly supportive and comfortable. Stackable up to 4 high.

Blu Dot Offline Outdoor Chair

No cookies to disable here. Tapered teak planks and powder-coated aluminum mind-meld to turn heads and appease backsides. Beveled surfaces soften the seat experience. If you're checking your email, you're doing it wrong. Stackable and suitable for indoors and out.

Magis Chair One Stacking, Set of Two

Designer Konstantin Grcic wanted Chair_One to be more open space than solid, so he modeled it after a soccer ball, assembling a collection of small, flat planes at angles to create a three-dimensional form. These stackable, 4-leg chairs are sold in sets of two.

Tolix Marais A Chair

Metalworker Xavier Pauchard not only brought the art of galvanizing steel to France but also took the process to the next level by creating the Marais A Chair (1934). The quintessential cafe chair, it was both elegant and robust enough to grace the decks of the S.S. Normandie ocean liner. Slight surface abrasions and markings are characteristic of the material and part of its hardworking machine aesthetic. Stackable up to 10 high. Made in France.

Skargaarden Reso Dining Chair

Skargaarden produces furniture that is designed for relaxation. Its pieces can be used both indoors and out, making its assortment a versatile choice for the modern home. The company believes that furniture should not be designed for an intended space, but rather for moments and possibilities. The Danish company recalls the style of midcentury modern Scandinavian designs, while creating pieces that are refreshing and innovative. The Resö Armchair designed by Matilda Lindblom is made entirely of powder-coated steel and has both back and seat slats. The back slats have a subtle fanned shape, which lends to the back of the chair curling toward the front. The result is a welcoming, open back that complements the shape of the seat.

Ikea Terje Folding Chair

Just the thing for the breakfast nook or when you need extra chairs for guests or parties. The hole in the back allows you to hang them on the wall to free up space when they’re not being used.

Design Within Reach Sustainable Lisboa Chair

Designed by Joan Gaspar, Lisboa (2009) is crafted from 100% recycled and recyclable polypropylene. Durable, lightweight, an UV-resistant, it’s suitable for residential and commercial use indoors and out. Side chair stacks up to 10 high, armchair up to seven. Made in Spain.

Blu Dot Decade Chair

The Decade Dining Chair is a dining chair made of 100% recycled plastic. Highly robust, Decade's smooth surface features gentle curves and slopes. Because of its simplicity, the Decade Dining Chair will pair easily with any dining room set. Available in a wide range of colors to create the look desired for any modern dining room space. It is stackable, storing can be effortless, and stacked up to twelve chairs high. This dining chair is suitable for indoor and outdoor environments.

Magis Folding Air Chair

Crafted of injection-molded polypropylene, the Air Folding Chair (2006) is sleek, lightweight, and durable, making it an ideal solution for indoor and outdoor gatherings that require versatile seating that stores easily. Its slotted design allows for drainage and fast drying, helpful qualities when showers interrupt showers. This chair is the work of Jasper Morrison, a self-described conceptual designer, who thrives on taking familiar shapes and repurposing them into fresh ones. Made in Italy.

Vitra All Plastic Chair

The All Plastic Chair (2016) features a single-piece molded frame supporting an ergonomically shaped seat and a curved backrest mounted on rubber bumpers to flex gently in response to the body’s movements. Each has a subtle two-tone color scheme, with seat and backrest only slightly lighter than the frame. Suitable for use indoors and out. Made in Italy.

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