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What Are the Different Types of Restaurant Dining Chairs?

Banquet chairs are available in many sizes, shapes, and colors. From modern to traditional and upholstered to wood, the types of restaurant dining chairs are just about endless. Most commonly, hospitality furniture needs to be aesthetic and pleasing to the eye, as it is a significant contributor to the overall vibe and atmosphere of any venue. Chairs for restaurants and hotels should also be incredibly sturdy and durable to withstand a high volume of usage. Dining chairs that are stackable, wipable, strong, and elegant often make for the best commercial dining chairs.

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Choosing the right chair 

Choosing a dining chair style is no simple task. After all, your customers will sit, eat, and spend the majority of their time in your chairs while enjoying your space. An uncomfortable chair and otherwise ruin a fantastic meal. Keep these things in mind when considering types of dining chairs: 

  • What is the overall look of your space? Is it more modern or traditional?
  • Do you need your chairs to stack?
  • Will your space be a combination of chairs and booths?
  • Do you want your dining chairs to have arms?
  • Is upholstery important to you?                               

At The Chair Market, we’re selling restaurant chairs to restaurant owners for over 35 years. Our team will work with yours to ensure you are presented with a variety of options that are a good match for your answers to the questions above. We do not just want to sell to you restaurant chairs; we want to help you make a significant investment and take part in the overall success of your restaurant.  

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Types of chairs 

As mentioned, restaurant chairs come in a variety of types. These can include: 

You can browse our website to view restaurant dining chairs wholesale and begin to get an idea of what’s out there for your space. Doing research and coming prepared with an idea of what you want can save you valuable time and resources. Of course, many choose to build custom chairs, so their seating will match exactly what the designer or restaurant owner has in mind.   

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Most popular restaurant chairs 

Perhaps one of the most popular types of restaurant seating is bentwood dining chairs. These classic wood chairs are a staple for many cafes and bistro. They are lightweight and feature a sleek design reminiscent of cafes in Paris. Another popular option for restaurant seating is wood-look chairs. These chairs appear to be entirely made from wood but are assembled from aluminum. Many restaurants choose these chairs because they can be more durable, lightweight, and longer-lasting than their wood counterparts.  

Most popular restaurant chairs 

Visit us

The Chair Market is your number one stop for dining chairs NYC. We have one of New York’s largest showrooms, stacked high with a variety of seating types. Stop by our showroom to see, touch, and try out our restaurant seating for yourself. If you’d like, you can also visit our factory next door where we customize and make much of our stock. Unlike our competitors, we have a brick and mortar location, and we have been working with restaurants, hotels, and other hospitality venues for over 35 years. We can’t wait to meet you!

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