Longer, warmer days mean there’s more time to spend on your patio, hosting impromptu alfresco dinners and really taking some time to enjoy that afternoon lemonade. But to turn your yard into the outdoor oasis of your dreams, you’ll need to scout out the best patio furniture on the market. A stylish, durable patio furniture set—complete with a dining table, chairs, a sofa and perhaps a porch swing or roomy patio umbrella—can help you make the most of your space and upgrade your hosting game. The good news: Whether your aesthetic is of the clean-lined modern variety or you have your heart set on something more traditional, there’s a vast range of patio furniture to choose from. Our top retailer picks for 2023 include Amazon, Target, Overstock, Serena & Lily, Outer, Lowe’s and many more, all of which are outlined ahead.
Cliff Fong, founder of Los Angeles-based interior design firm Matt Blacke Inc., says he likes to approach outdoor spaces the same way he does indoor rooms. “You want to be able to entertain, read a book or take a nap in a chair that is as comfortable as your favorite chair inside the house,” he explains. In that spirit, ahead, find our curated list of the best places to buy patio furniture online. Whether Parisian-inspired bistro sets or crowd-friendly sectionals are in your future, take a gander at our top picks for the best patio furniture below; then, read our tips on how to protect your patio furniture year-round so your investment can last for decades.