Having a patio or backyard is a blessing, but it can come with its own unique challenges. When it comes to choosing outdoor furniture, you have to contend with unique factors like sun and rain exposure, all while trying to find something that suits your tastes. But having patio furniture you actually like can go a long way in ensuring you actually use your yard. You’ll also want to make sure you have enough seating if you plan on entertaining, and plenty of furniture covers so you can protect your investment from the elements.
Fortunately, there are a lot of outdoor patio furniture sets that come with matching chairs, tables and sectionals. These sets are designed to create a sophisticated and coordinated look for your yard, saving you from running to different stores and trying to find pieces that go together. You can also round out your entire outdoor space with accents like an outdoor fire pit, an outdoor grill or even an outdoor heater for those windy summer nights.
Of course, you’ll want to consider the amount of space you actually have. If you have a roomy backyard with a pool, you’ll want to opt for a larger sectional that you and others can lounge on. But if you only have a small space that extends as far as the edge of the balcony, then a set of chairs and a table may best suit your needs. We’ve picked out some of the best outdoor patio furniture sets you can get right now.
1. Best Choice Products 4-Piece Wicker Furniture Set
This modular furniture set from Best Choice Products is made of durable, weather-resistant wicker that looks great on a variety of outdoor patios. It features one double sofa and two single sofas that can be arranged and rearranged depending on your space and preferences. The wicker is handwoven on top of a steel frame and the cushions are designed to prevent wearing down or fading over time. The coffee table also has a tempered glass top that provides a smooth surface for food and drinks.
Pros: Great design, weather-resistant materials, flexible setup.
Cons: Neither the chairs nor the couch can recline.
2. Tuoze 5-Piece Patio Furniture Sectional
This comfortable set is a great option if you a large backyard, but its modular design means it can fit in small spaces as well. The five-piece set consists of four chairs and one table. The four chairs can be arranged in a variety of ways, including as a sectional, as two loveseats facing each other, and in a range of other orientations. The wicker sides are done in a dark color, and the cushions are a bright blue.
Pros: Set includes four separate chairs, plus a table that can be rearranged in a variety of ways.
Cons: Cushions are thin.
3. Christopher Knight Home Acacia Wood Sofa Set
This couch set from Christopher Knight Home doesn’t just tick the regular boxes for what you want out of outdoor furniture, in that it’s durable, weather-resistant and comfortable for lounging, it also looks great. The darker wooden tones of the acacia combined with the bright blue cushions look fantastic, and the cushions are made with a non-porous material on the outside so a spill or stain won’t rain on your decorative parade. Make the most of your outdoor space and give guests a comfortable place to sit with this large seating area that’s built to withstand the elements.
Pros: Excellent color scheme, designed to fit a larger group comfortably, acacia wood is naturally weather-resistant.
Cons: The furniture is low to the ground, so very tall individuals might be less comfortable.
4. Roper 4-Piece Rattan Sofa Seating Group
This decorative wicker outdoor patio set features large, plump cushions that make the armchairs and loveseat more comfortable. The furniture pieces all feature armrests that are curved slightly as well as tapered feet for an elevated decorative design. The cushions are covered in polyester and filled with foam for comfort and durability, and the coffee table has an open aesthetic featuring the open shelf and tempered glass top. The frames and cushions are all UV and weather-resistant, and the light color won’t absorb heat and become difficult to sit on.
Pros: Excellent color, comfortable cushions and a modern, open design.
Cons: Furniture may have a slight chemical smell when it first arrives.
5. Rochford 9-Piece Dining Set with Cushions
This dining set is expensive, but if you regularly eat dinner outside between the months of April-November, it’s definitely worth looking into. This 9-piece set features enough space for seating eight people comfortably, and is made out of rust-resistant aluminum and resin wicker so it’s designed to stay outside year round. It’s got a modern silhouette and the powder-coated aluminum color is neutral enough to compliment any backyard’s aesthetic. The armless dining chairs are comfortably outfitted with tie back cushions, all of which are fade and water-resistant in case of a surprise rain shower.
Pros: Large dining set with plenty of space, umbrella hole in the table for optional shade, weather-resistant materials.
Cons: More expensive than other options on this list.
6. Flamaker 3-Piece Patio Set
BEST FOR TWO
If you’re looking for a stylish and modern option for a small space, consider this comfortable but sleek three-piece set from Flamaker. The vintage rattan detailing is given a modern edge thanks to the neutral colorways and squared-off edges. The three pieces include two chairs and a small square side table that can accommodate small plates and drinks. The cushions have removable covers for easy cleaning, and the small size makes it perfect for two people who only have a small balcony or outdoor space.
Pros: Stylish modern design, three-piece set that’s good for smaller spaces. Washable cushion covers.
Cons: Cushions are somewhat lightweight and could be more comfortable.
7. Devoko 4 Pieces Patio Furniture Set
BEST BUDGET OPTION
If you’re looking for furniture for entertaining and conversation, this table set from Devoko is a good option. It consists of two chairs, one loveseat, and a low outdoor coffee table. The chairs have breathable mesh seats and backs. This makes the chairs cool in the summer and prevents water from soaking the chairs in wetter months. This also makes this set a good poolside option.
Pros: Affordable option with low maintenance mesh seats. Four-piece set includes a loveseat, two chairs and a table, making this a good chair for entertaining or family gatherings.
Cons: Not as comfortable as cushioned options.
8. Frontgate Cafe Dining Collection
BEST FOR DINING
Turn your back patio into a cafe-style eating area with this decorative 5-piece set of a table and four chairs complete with an umbrella hole in the middle for shade. All of the pieces are made with hand-woven, all-weather fibers that have been stitched over a durable, powder-coated aluminum frame. The cushions are color-coordinated with the set and provide another level of comfort. They’re sold separately, but we think they’re worth adding to your purchase for the longevity of the set. The whole set is also easy to stack, fold and store during the winter months so you can protect it from the harshest elements.
Pros: Excellent color-coded design, set is easy to stack and store, umbrella hole is built into the table for shade.
Cons: The tabletop may bubble if left in the direct sun, so it’s best to add an umbrella to the setup.
9. SUNCROWN Outdoor Rocking 3-Piece Patio Set
BEST ROCKING CHAIRS
This simple set includes two chairs and a small square table, making it a great option for smaller patios, and it can be used as balcony furniture. The chairs have metal arms and legs, a wicker backing and comfortable cushions. Best of all, they’re rocking chairs. The cushions are not secured to the chair, making them easy to bring inside if the weather sours. The cushion covers can also be removed.
Pros: Comfortable rocking chairs with a small side table. Removable cushions. Multiple colors available.
Cons: Chairs are somewhat low and may not be as comfortable for taller people.
10. Pasadena II 5-Piece Sofa Set in Bronze Finish
BEST LARGE SOFA
Obviously this set is only relevant if you’ve got a massive backyard built for lots of entertaining, but if that is you it’s an excellent choice. It’s got enough space to seat about nine people comfortably, and is split up into three parts with two end tables for drinks and appetizers. The U-shape naturally encourages conversation and bonding, and the all-weather wicker is designed for indoor or outdoor use. The Sunbrella cushions are made to be quick-drying with mesh bottoms and the wicker is anti-fade so it’ll look great all season.
Pros: Plenty of space and design caters to conversation, quick-drying cushions make sure your guests don’t feel last night’s rain.
Cons: Large sofa is difficult to move and shift around if you redesign.
11. Carlisle 9-Piece Extending Dining Set in Onyx Finish
BEST LARGE DINING SET
Again, this set is only applicable if you’ve got a large outdoor dining space and lots of people to entertain, but if that’s the case it’s an excellent option. It’s excellent for terraces, decks, backyards and patios alike. The table is available in a lattice-topped cast aluminum design or a classic faux wood tabletop depending on what you prefer. All of the furniture has a multi-layer onyx finish and the table has a 2″ umbrella hole and cap so you can install shade if you’d like. The top coat on all the furniture is UV-protected, and the table seats eight people comfortably.
Pros: Large dining table set, UV-resistant onyx finish is sleek, curved design elements on all chairs and table add a classic feel.
Cons: This dining set is much more of an investment than other options on this list.