A round up of the best low budget modern traditional bar stools from Amazon to use around a kitchen island or peninsula.
Whatever it is about bar stools, they are insanely difficult to shop for. Or maybe I’m just more picky than what’s considered normal. (Very likely. 😆)
A couple of years ago, during our kitchen refresh, I snagged some cheap bar stools as a place holder to simply serve a purpose for our family until I could find the perfect ones.
They had to look like designer bar stools, be kid-friendly, durable, easy to clean, high quality, and couldn’t cost more than $100 each.
Favorite Adjustable Bar Stools
But 11 other bar stools from Amazon made my Top 12 bar stool favorites list. So I’m rounding them all up at the bottom of this blog post if you’re on the hunt too.
What Kind of Stool is Best for a Kitchen Island?
The kitchen island nowadays is not just a place for cooking; it’s a multifunctional feature that always seems to be the congregation spot when hosting gatherings.
If you have a kitchen island, I’m sure you already know the importance of having comfortable and stylish seating options.
High Back vs Backless
When comfort is a priority, a high-backed bar stool is the best option but it is bulkier and takes up more space. When saving space is a priority, go for backless.
Counter Height vs Bar Height
Bar height stools have seat heights approximately 28 inches high (or 28 – 32 inches as a rule) to fit under table tops with a standard height of 40 to 42 inches. Counter stools have seat heights of 24 to 27 inches high for tables that are 36 inches high.
Modern Traditional Bar Stools from Amazon
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These 12 Amazon bar stools suit a wide range of decorating styles from modern to traditional without the high end designer price tag.