Six Outdoor Dining Sets to Accommodate All Your Summer Gatherings

Design a functional entertaining space with these outdoor dining sets. We rounded up stylish pieces that will give guests a comfortable spot to enjoy any meal, whether it's a cookout with the whole family or a small gathering for Sunday brunch.

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Outdoor Dining Set for Two

This three-piece bistro set is ideal for enjoying an intimate meal with your loved one. The woven wicker design and sturdy steel construction make for a stylish, yet durable piece. Plus, it can be tucked away in a corner, paired with other sets, and used for small patios that don't have space for a full dining table. (from $281; wayfair.com)

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Outdoor Dining Set for Four

There's no better way to enjoy a summer barbecue than with a backyard picnic table. This outdoor dining set comes with three detached pieces so you won't have the hassle of maneuvering one large piece. It seats four adults comfortably, and if you make this set the kids table it can seat up to six. Style it with a checkered tablecloth to complete the country-chic look. ($744; homedepot.com)

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Outdoor Dining Set for Six

With its sleek design and stainless steel construction, this outdoor dining set is a durable addition to any space. The bundle features six dining chairs with mesh seats and a coordinating black table. Bonus: The table is designed to accommodate a patio umbrella for when you want a little extra shade. Pair this furniture set with some patterned melamine dishes for an alfresco dining area. ($1,420; target.com)

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Outdoor Dining Set for Eight

You can invite the whole family over with this outdoor dining set. Its paired seating arrangement allows for flowing conversation, and its treated aluminum frame won't rust even if the forecast brings rain. When the warm weather subsides, stack the chairs for easy storage. ($1,700; amazon.com)

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Outdoor Dining Set for 10

This retro-yet-modern outdoor dining set is a must-have for large gatherings. Crafted from high-quality teak and eucalyptus wood, it is humidity- and UV radiation-resistant—ideal for year-round use. The included chairs feature a molded plastic seat for a lovely contrast to the wood. For additional comfort, place patterned seat cushions on the chairs. (from $1,840; wayfair.com)

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Bonus: Adjustable Outdoor Dining Set

If you like to enjoy a meal outside when you're not hosting, an adjustable dining table like this is the best choice. Its two drop-in leaves let you expand the table to accommodate more guests while its sustainably sourced mahogany construction looks pretty on your patio. You also get to choose a seating option. Request six armchairs for a traditional look, or select a combination of two armchairs and four side chairs. Note: Cushions and pillows are sold separately. (from $2,110, usually $3,017; potterybarn.com)

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