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The Best Outdoor Furniture for a Sizzling Summer Patio in 2024

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Best Egg Chair

Best Choice Products Wicker Egg Chair

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Wicker Egg Chair

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Best Egg Chair

Best Choice Products Wicker Egg Chair

Now 20% Off

Credit: Amazon

Who says you can’t find chic furniture on Amazon? This wicker egg chair is the perfect patio refuge, and can be on your front porch lickety split thanks to Prime delivery. Water and UV-resistant materials make it plenty durable, so after you’ve got it set up, it can weather the elements for many summers to come.

Dimensions: 40″W x 56″H X 24″D | Material: Wicker | Assembly Required: Yes

An Amazon reviewer says: “This is by far one of the best Amazon purchases I have made probably in my entire life. I am in love with my chair. It’s like sitting in a very luxurious cocoon. I was able to put it together myself because I was impatient and determined, but it would have been easier with two people. Nonetheless, I was victorious.”

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Best Beach Chair

Serena & Lily Teak Beach Chair

Teak Beach Chair

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Best Beach Chair

Serena & Lily Teak Beach Chair

Now 17% Off

Credit: Serena & Lily
Pros
  • Easy to transport
Cons
  • Not a year-round seat

Let’s hit the beach! Serena & Lily’s chair can be folded up for easy storage, and has straps attached so you can carry it like a backpack to whatever sandy shore is closest. If that’s not your thing, it looks plenty stylish sitting by a pool too.

Dimensions: 26″W x 30″H X 34″D | Material: Teak | Assembly Required: No

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Best Round Table

Soho Home Reti Outdoor Dining Table

Reti Outdoor Dining Table

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Best Round Table

Soho Home Reti Outdoor Dining Table

Credit: Soho Home
Pros
  • Stylish green colorway
Cons
  • It’s a hefty 220 lbs

Ciao bella. ICYMI, Soho House has a home line now, Soho Home, and its olive-green outdoor table is inspired by its dreamy Rome location. A glazed surface gives an added touch of elegance, and a reinforced concrete build means it’ll stand up to most weather conditions.

Dimensions: 43″W x 30″H X 40″D | Material: Concrete | Assembly Required: Yes

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Best Bar Stool

Frontgate Café Bar Stool

Café Bar Stool

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Best Bar Stool

Frontgate Café Bar Stool

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Credit: Frontgate
Pros
  • Both durable and lightweight
Cons
  • Only available in neutral colorways

We love a good two-for-one. At Frontgate, you can snap up a pair of bar stools for the price of one, plus, they’re chicer than most other offerings on the market. Wicker and powder-coated aluminum keep it from succumbing to the elements too. Ready for apertivo?

Dimensions: 23″W x 45″H X 23″D | Material: Wicker | Assembly Required: Yes

A Frontgate Reviewer says: “The Cafe bar stools are beautiful and so comfortable, everyone loves them. They’ve helped create the new favorite study and work center. Great addition to the outdoor kitchen.”

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Best Reading Nook

Better Homes & Gardens Round Wicker Egg Chair

Round Wicker Egg Chair

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Best Reading Nook

Better Homes & Gardens Round Wicker Egg Chair

Pros
  • Cushions included
  • Deep seat
Cons
  • Takes up more space than your average porch chair

Beach reads: out. Porch reads: in. Catch up on your summer reading list in a cozy perch like this one, which includes four comfy cushions and a deep seat for all-day lounging. Pair with a lilting playlist for maximum summer vibes.

Dimensions: 33″W x 60″H X 48″D | Material: Wicker | Assembly Required: Yes

A Walmart reviewer says: “This chair is absolutely wonderful! I love the open back and was pretty easy to put together! Shipped in an indestructible box which I was extremely pleased about as it shows the company cares.”

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Best Dining Table

West Elm Portside Outdoor Dining Table

Portside Outdoor Dining Table

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Best Dining Table

West Elm Portside Outdoor Dining Table

Credit: West Elm
Pros
  • Available in three different finishes
  • Comes in two different sizes
Cons
  • Branded furniture cover sold separately

This one’s for the dinner partiers. Get the gang together and enjoy a four-course meal with the sprawling wood table, which can comfortably seat six. The overall look is a bit rustic, while still feeling elegant and of-the-moment. Bonus: the timber is all sustainably sourced.

Dimensions: 77″W x 29″H X 36″D | Material: Mahogany and Eucalyptus Wood | Assembly Required: No

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Best Swivel Chair

Pottery Barn Huntington Swivel Lounge Chair

Huntington Swivel Lounge Chair

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Best Swivel Chair

Pottery Barn Huntington Swivel Lounge Chair

Credit: Pottery Barn
Pros
  • Swivels 360°
  • Comes with comfy cushions
Cons
  • White glove delivery costs an additional fee

Bring the five-star hotel home with Pottery Barn’s swivel, which takes its inspiration from glamorous resorts. Mix and match the different fabric patterns for the cushions–included in purchase–with the gray and natural wicker finish for a unique, show-stopping summer seat.

Dimensions: 39″W x 31″H X 38″D | Material: Wicker | Assembly Required: No

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Best Chaise

Arhaus Montego Outdoor Teak Chaise

Montego Outdoor Teak Chaise

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Best Chaise

Arhaus Montego Outdoor Teak Chaise

Now 36% Off

Credit: Arhaus
Pros
  • Cushions Included
  • Chic Styling
Cons
  • Premium Price Point

No poolside is complete without a glamorous chaise. Arhaus’s offering checks all of the boxes, from durability to style and everything in between. Adjustable in four different configurations for maximum lounging,

Dimensions: 31″W x 50″H X 76″D | Material: Teak Wood | Assembly Required: No

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Best Coffee Table

Blu Dot Circula Small Coffee Table

Circula Small Coffee Table

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Best Coffee Table

Blu Dot Circula Small Coffee Table

Credit: Blu Dot
Pros
  • Super lightweight
Cons
  • Some assembly required

We love a neutral outdoor setup, but a splash of color can really take a sitting area from good to great. Our favorite coffee table for the job? This sleek number from Blu Dot, which comes in blue, green, yellow, red, and more. Pair with matching side tables from the Circula collection for a look akin to an artist’s palette.

Dimensions: 36″W x 15″H X 36″D | Material: Aluminum | Assembly Required: Yes

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Best Lounge Chair

Williams Sonoma Home Larnaca Outdoor Club Chair

Larnaca Outdoor Club Chair

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Best Lounge Chair

Williams Sonoma Home Larnaca Outdoor Club Chair

Credit: Williams Sonoma
Pros
  • Deep seat
  • Teak will beautifully patina
Cons
  • Cushions sold separately

Ready to catch some rays? A lounge chair is the perfect way to soak up the sun, whether it’s on a bustling day by the pool or a low-key summer afternoon. A deep seat provides maximum comfort, and the wood is FSC-certified, so it’s easy on the environment too.

Dimensions: 40″W x 32″H X 34″D | Material: Teak Wood | Assembly Required: No

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Best Adirondack Chair

Modern Adirondack Modern Adirondack Chair

Modern Adirondack Chair

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Best Adirondack Chair

Modern Adirondack Modern Adirondack Chair

Credit: Polywood
Pros
  • Custom colors available
  • 20-year warranty
Cons
  • Longer shipping for bespoke color options

We scoured the marketplace for the best Adirondack chair, and this is the one we landed on. Why? It’s made with marine-grade hardware for one, so it can easily withstand the elements. It’s also a designer’s dream, and is available in a wide range of fun colors–if one doesn’t tickle your fancy, custom hues are an option too.

Dimensions: 29″W x 35″H X 32″D | Material: Wood and Recycled Plastic | Assembly Required: Yes

A Polywood Reviewer says: “Great chair. We now have eight. Makes the pool area look so much nicer and cleaner. Customer service was great. One chair was missing the small crossbar. I filled out the form online, the updated me through the process and within four days the part was here.”

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Best Bar Cart

Crate & Barrel Abaco Outdoor Bar Cart

Abaco Outdoor Bar Cart

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Best Bar Cart

Crate & Barrel Abaco Outdoor Bar Cart

Credit: Crate & Barrel
Pros
  • Wheels make it portable
  • Built-in cutting board and ice bucket
Cons
  • Not a lot of storage space

Cheers! Any good outdoor setting needs a bar cart to keep the good times rolling, and this one from Crate & Barrel is an absolute steal for the price. It has a built-in concrete-resin slab on the top for cutting lemons and limes, as well as a wicker ice bucket lined with metal for your mojitos. Want to take it to go? Wheels make for a nice, portable bev.

Dimensions: 34″W x 29″H X 20″D | Material: Acacia Wood | Assembly Required: Yes, depending on your location

A Crate & Barrel reviewer says: “Great bar cart that fits just about anywhere! Its wheels make it easy to move wherever you want — and it looks great with the Abaco outdoor dining table and chairs! The built-in ice bucket is not only convenient but it looks good as well.”

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Best Furniture Set

Greesum Wicker Bistro Set

Wicker Bistro Set

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Best Furniture Set

Greesum Wicker Bistro Set

Credit: Amazon
Pros
  • These chairs rock (literally)
  • Speedy Amazon Prime delivery
  • Lightweight, so easy to move
Cons
  • Will need more than three pieces for larger backyards

Why try to hunt down each individual piece for your patio when you can buy them in a bundle? This particular package includes two rocking chairs and a small side table—in other words, everything you need to start kicking back and enjoying some cocktails alfresco. Sturdy and made using an anti-rust process, it will hold up to the elements without issue. The price ain’t bad either!

Dimensions: 24″W x 35″H X 29″D for the chairs and 16″W x 19″H X 16″D for the table | Material: Metal and Rattan | Assembly Required: Yes

An Amazon reviewer says: ”I was shocked at the quality of this set compared to what I paid. Most sets are double, even triple the price for similar quality and look. The cushions are a bit thin, but I don’t mind as those can easily be swapped out. We love this for the front porch!”

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Best Accent Chair

Sarah Sherman Samuel Peggy Accent Chair

Peggy Accent Chair

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Best Accent Chair

Sarah Sherman Samuel Peggy Accent Chair

Credit: Lulu and Georgia
Pros
  • Cushions Included
  • Assembly not required
Cons
  • Takes two to three weeks to ship
  • Not for those with more traditional styles

Bring your backyard from blah to beautiful. Designer Sarah Sherman Samuel lends her artful eye to this Lulu and Georgia collection, with a wavy metal frame that makes a real statement. It’s a wider, deeper seat too, so you can sit cross-legged or even curl up for a quick nap in the shade. Looks stylish indoors too!

Dimensions: 41″W x 23″H X 37″D | Material: Iron and Fabric | Assembly Required: No

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Best Sofa

Burrow Dunes Teak Sofa

Dunes Teak Sofa

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Best Sofa

Burrow Dunes Teak Sofa

Now 10% Off

Credit: Burrow
Pros
  • Made with premium teak
Cons
  • Only available in neutral colorways

We love the elegant simplicity of this premium teak sofa. Inspired by surfing and rolling dunes, the fabric is engineered to clean easily and keep stains from leaving a lasting mark. The cushions themselves, meanwhile, are designed to be porous and not retain water. Best of all, the sofa comes in three-seat and four-seat options as well, so the look can scale to different spaces.

Dimensions: 65″W x 21″H X 33″D | Material: Teak Wood | Assembly Required: Yes

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Helena Madden is ELLE DECOR’s market editor, and covers all things product and trend, from flatware and furnishings to kitchen and bath. She previously worked as a staff writer at Robb Report, where she covered luxury news with a focus on interior design.

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