The Best Patio Furniture of 2021

Dress up your outdoor space with our top picks for patio furniture

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Our Top Picks
"When it comes to outdoor furniture, certain woods are better than others."
"Make your patio more welcoming with this classic five piece dining set."
"If you're looking for a sensibly priced outdoor dining set."
"Perfect for small balconies and teensy patios."
"The two-seater design adds a casual yet stylish look to any patio and is ideal for sitting poolside or entertaining guests. "
"Feel weightless and stress-free in this zero gravity lounge chair."

Best Wood Set: Amazonia Arizona 9-Piece Patio Rectangular Extendable Dining Table Set

Amazonia Arizona 9 Piece Square Outdoor Dining Set

When it comes to outdoor furniture, certain woods are better than others. Furnishing made of eucalyptus wood like this nine piece outdoor dining set that accommodates eight people is a solid choice.

Not only is the wood super dense, but it also has a high oil content that repels moisture. Eco-minded consumers will appreciate that the wood used is certified by the FSC (Forest Stewardship Council). So you can enjoy this outdoor dining set for years to come, treat it with a wood protector (a bottle comes free with purchase) once a year to keep it weather resistant. FYI, only the table comes unassembled.

Best Dining Set: Christopher Knight Home Hallandale Outdoor Sarasota Cast Aluminum Square Dining Set

Make your patio more welcoming with this classic five piece metal dining set. It’s cast from aluminum and features a weather resistant black finish. Need some shade? The table comes with a hole for an umbrella (sold separately).

This set features a square table with four chairs. If you prefer, there's also a round dining set, and if you need to seat more people, perhaps the seven-piece set that includes a large rectangular table and six chairs may be of interest. Additional chairs sold in sets of two are also available. Chairs and table arrive flat packed. Verified buyers say putting it all together was relatively easy in less than two hours.

Best Dining Set With Umbrella: Best Choice Products 6-Piece Outdoor Folding Patio Dining Set w/Table

If you're looking for a sensibly priced outdoor dining set, this one will give you the most bang for your money. The four sling chairs, table, and umbrella all have powder-coated steel frames. Each chair has a woven polyester seat and backrest. The chairs fold easily for storage. While the entire set is somewhat weather resistant, here's a heads up; it will rust over time if left out in the rain repeatedly. Verified buyers say if you want to keep this set in tiptop shape, keep it under a covered outdoor space.

Best Bistro Set: Best Choice Products 3-Piece Cast Aluminum Patio Bistro Furniture Set w/Antique Copper Finish

Bistro sets are perfect for small balconies and teensy patios. This cute three-piece set features a classic tulip design. It’s made of cast aluminum and comes with a weather resistant, antique copper finish. While it looks diminutive, verified buyers say the set is super sturdy, and each chair can comfortably accommodate one adult under six feet tall. 

Best Bench : PatioSense Sava Indoor/Outdoor Wooden Park Bench

Sava Indoor/Outdoor Wooden Park Bench

For seating that pairs style and functionality, consider PatioSense's Sava Wooden Park Bench. The two-seater design adds a casual yet stylish look to any patio and is ideal for sitting poolside or entertaining guests.

The bench is made of a solid Acacia wood frame with a natural wood finish and is completed with black, woven seating that'll provide comfort while you lounge. The durable bench is easy to clean, so it's sure to stay in good condition throughout the summer and beyond. And thanks to its lightweight, folding design, it's easy to move indoors for the colder months. Though you can certainly store it in a shed, consider putting it in your living room for additional seating.

Best Lounge Chair: Caravan Sports Zero Gravity Lounge Chair

Caravan Sports Zero Gravity Sling Lounge Chair

Feel weightless and stress-free in this zero gravity lounge chair by Caravan. Seats similar to this portable version cradle the back in soothing comfort by keeping your feet and heart at the same level. 

Made of durable steel with a rust resistant coating this lounger is available in 11 beautiful colors: aqua blue, beige, black, blue, burgundy, camouflage, emerald green, gray, red, terra cotta, and toffee.

The fabric for the quick drying sling seat is Textilene, a durable outdoor material that repels water. The lounger also comes with a soft head cushion that's both adjustable and removable. The chair can support up to 300 pounds, and it measures 62.5 inches long when fully reclined.

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