The Best Pot Racks to Organize Your Kitchen

Leave the days of digging for pots and pans behind. These stylish and handy organizers take the hassle out of daily cooking.

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June 30, 2022

Bulky pots and pans are the hardest items to store in our kitchens. Whether you're having to rummage through cabinets, fighting with stacks that topple over or seeing the latest scratch caused by pots banging together, it can be frustrating to find the right organizer to contain your pots and pans.

Depending on your kitchen layout, there are different versions of pot racks available. Wall-mounted racks make the most of vertical space in your kitchen, especially if you have extra wall space or no upper cabinets. Ceiling racks also take advantage of the unused areas above kitchen islands and stoves. If you're not ready to hang a rack, there are also smart pot and pan organizers for your cabinets.

Best Wall-Mounted Pot Rack


Made from wrought iron, this sleek black pot rack is mounted to the wall to maximize all the vertical space in your kitchen. Open shelving and 10 movable hooks allow you to keep all your cookware within reach and easy to access.

Best Pegboard Pot Rack

$99.99 $79.98

Versatile and heavy-duty, this pegboard-designed pot rack boasts 18 hooks to adjust to your specific needs, whether hanging pans, spoons or cutting boards. The magnetic and durable powder-coated finish wipes clean easily, and the rack holds up to 200 pounds as long as the weight is distributed evenly.

Best Pot Rack for Small Spaces

Crate & Barrel

Streamlined and stylish, this space-saving rack hangs your pots and pans overhead. The linear rack is made of maple, outfitted with six nickel-plated hooks and supports up to 100 pounds — an impressive amount for this tiny, but mighty, rack.

Best Wall-Mounted Pot Rack for Small Spaces

Crate & Barrel

This compact design provides smart pot and pan storage without taking up massive space. Hang your most-used pans from the six convenient hooks to streamline your cooking process. The top shelf is perfect for additional pots or other kitchen essentials.

Best Over-the-Island Pot Rack

$110.99 $67

Durable and traditional, this steel pot rack holds up to 60 pounds, providing enough capacity and room to house most of your cookware. The rack has a shelf for storing pots, as well as 12 hanging hooks for suspending pans overhead.

Best Budget-Friendly Pot Rack


For just a little over $50, this wall-mounted pot rack gives you everything you need. Double shelving provides plenty of room for your heavy-duty pots, with the entire rack holding up to 55 pounds. Under the bottom shelf, you're able to hang utensils and smaller pans on S-shaped hooks.

Best Celling Pot Rack

$75.99 $69.99

Often the space above your kitchen island is underused. Give your pots a new home with this stylish chrome-polished iron ceiling rack. Ready to hold up to 40 pounds, the rack neatly organizes your cookware with a handy shelf and 15 moveable hooks.

Best Pan Organizer for Cast Iron


Stack up your cast iron without worrying about scratches. This five-tier rack holds up to 50 pounds, and, in addition to three slots for shallow pans, it also has a bottom spot for accommodating a large saucepan. The compact design doesn't take up a lot of room in your kitchen and really maximizes your cabinet space.

Best Cabinet Pot Organizer

$35.99 $23.99

If you'd rather keep your pots and pans hidden inside your cabinets, this clever rack makes storing and getting to them a cinch. With eight adjustable tiers and the ability to set it vertically or horizontally, you can custom the organizer for your cookware needs.

Best Pot Lid Organizer

$19.97, Pack of 2

No more crashing around while you search for the right pot lid. Make the most of unused space by installing these racks on the inside of your cabinet door. Each rack stores three lids and is designed to hold different sizes and handle types.

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