The Best Dining Room Chairs for Every Style

No matter the design style of your favorite eatery — your dining room — we've found the chairs to surround the table.

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November 12, 2020

There are very few things I enjoy more than gathering around a table with family and friends. The opportunity to sit and share food and stories is the perfect way to end a day or spend a weekend or holiday.

While you can purchase a full dining room set, we love the idea of putting your own personal stamp on every space in your home. Whether you want formal and traditional, chic and modern, or casual and farmhouse, there is the just-right dining chair to complete your look. Keep scrolling to see some of our favorite picks.


Classic in shape, organic in material, this rattan chair reflects British Colonial style but with a decidedly modern feel. Available in five shades, pick from neutrals, like black, gray and natural, or from more colorful options, such as blue and green.

$269 - $758
West Elm

The sloping curve of this leather chair is made for everyday comfort. With over a dozen options, from top-grade leather to animal-friendly vegan leather, select the right color and finish for your contemporary space.

Pottery Barn

The primitive style of these solid rubber wood chairs is perfect for a farmhouse dining room. Each chair is finished by hand to add depth of color through an exclusive layering technique.

Williams Sonoma Home

Inspired by vintage French chairs that would line the Parisian sidewalks from the 1930s to the 1950s, these woven chairs add a café vibe to your space. The bent rattan frame is durable yet lightweight, and the synthetic wicker makes the chairs weather friendly and easy to clean.


This set of four powder-coated steel chairs gives us major industrial vibes. The slat-back style adds comfort to the metal frame, which is as versatile as it is functional.


For your midcentury modern dining room, try these Eames lookalikes around your table. Not only are they quintessential '50s style, but they're much more affordable than the originals. The lightweight molded seat pairs with sturdy metal legs for an ultra-durable design.

$459.98 (Set of 2)
World Market

For traditional dining rooms, you can't go wrong with these timeless round-backed chairs. Made from American white oak, the chairs can be upholstered in solid linens and velvets or printed microfibers. The distressed finish of the wood evokes a French Country aesthetic.

$349 - $749
Pottery Barn

Elegant and traditional, slipcovered chairs bring instant sophistication to your dining room. With a wide variety of fabrics and colors to choose from, it's easy to find the texture and shade to complement your table. And as with any slipcovers, they have the added benefit of being easy to clean. No spot cleaning here; simply throw them in the wash.

$104.99 (Set of 2)

Oh-so trendy, this pink velvet dining chair delivers a delicate hue to your dining room. Though the chair has a modern silhouette, it would also pair well with a classic table for a transitional sensibility.


Inspired by street art, artist Claire Desjardins creates a bold and abstract pattern for this sleek chair. Add a punch of color to your eclectic or contemporary dining space.

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