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The Best High Chairs on Amazon, According to Hyperenthusiastic Reviewers

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Having a sturdy, easy-to-clean high chair can be the difference between a manageable mealtime and a full-blown mess in the kitchen. And while we’ve written about lots of things to keep toddlers (and their parents) happy — including expert-recommended baby monitors, baby soaps, and baby-shower gifts — here, we’ve rounded up the best high chairs, as praised by the most enthusiastic reviewers on Amazon.

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Best-rated (and least expensive) high chair

Cosco Simple Fold High Chair
From $65
From $65

Reviewers could barely contain their enthusiasm that a high chair this durable and compact could exist at such a reasonable price. “Lightweight, easily cleans, sturdy, portable to Grandma’s house and easily folds for storage. I love this high chair I bought for my Grandson. The tray is easy to clean as well, the pattern is cheery too,” raves one reviwer, adding, “I would buy another in a heartbeat should I be blessed with another baby in our lives.” Another reviwer calls this “by far the best high chair on the market.” “I have 5 children and needed to find something that was quick, easy to use and folded up for storage. This does all those things and more,” says another. Another reviewer used all-caps font multiple times to express how pleased she was: “I bought two of these chairs for my twins and they’re PERFECT. It’s a GREAT price and it came ALREADY PUT TOGETHER. I literally had to put the triangle things on the feet and it just folded out ready to go!”

Best easy-to-assemble high chair

Easy is a word that comes up in hundreds of reviews of this high chair and booster seat, starting with putting it together. According to one reviewer, “I assembled it in about 15 minutes with two children under two in the room. The instructions are clear and easy to understand and there aren’t any small, mystery pieces.” Dozens of other enthusiastic reviewers were equally pleased with how easy it was to clean this high chair after inevitable messes. One happy mother remarked, “The best part is the ease to clean; the seat cover is one piece (so no rogue food bits hiding underneath) when a simple wipe down isn’t enough the whole seat cover easily comes of and goes into the washing machine, even the straps easily come apart and can be thrown in the washer; air dry it all and the high chair is good as new!” Aside from its functionality, reviewers praised the high chair’s adorable appearance, with one going so far as to say her son “looks SO comfortable in this chair we say he looks like a king on his throne.”

Best high chair with swivel tray

JOOVY Nook High Chair
$110

Reviewers of the Joovy Nook were thrilled about this high chair’s large and functional swivel tray, a feature that came up in hundreds of reviews. According to one very enthusiastic reviewer, “The swing out tray is an absolute lifesaver, no running back and forth to get the high chair ready and then grabbing the baby — I just put him on my hip, and I can swing open the high chair tray with one hand, it’s amazing.” Other reviewers agreed with this happy mom, who explains that the tray’s plastic top which is very easy to remove and wash: “The removable tray is a great feature, especially for messy meals. Just pop it off and you have less the mess.” The seat is also easy-to-clean. As one parent attests, “The seat cover is SO nice - I wish my car’s upholstery was made out of this stuff. It wipes clean but has this really cool leather look to it.”

Best foldable high chair

$70

You can open and close this high chair with one hand, which means one reviewer “can easily maneuver with the chair while wrangling my wiggly 8-month-old, and folding it down is a breeze.” The folding design makes it easy to store in limited space, which one small-apartment-dweller appreciates. She also describes both feeding her son and cleaning the aftermath as “easy” with this chair: “My son sits comfortably and is at a level and height I can easily feed him. Cleanup is easy; a wet cloth or Clorox wipe, and all is right in the world.” The plastic tray and seat pads are easy to remove, which helps with that cleanup. “It survived our daughter’s first-birthday smash cake,” writes one reviewer, who says this “easy-to-wipe down” chair is also “pretty durable,” seeing as she has used it for both of her children. Even though it folds up at the yank of a strap, she adds that the chair’s tray still has “a ton of room for her food, and room for a slap on suction cup tray toy.”

Best hook-on high chair

Chicco Caddy Hook-On Chair
$47
$47

“Hands down my favorite baby item I’ve ever purchased,” says one reviewer, who bought this hook-on high chair as a last-minute purchase for travel but has been using it in lieu of a standard high chair ever since returning home. “I use it at the table when we eat as a family and I’ll attach it to my kitchen bar. My daughter loves to sit in it and watch me wash dishes and cook,” she adds. Another parent hooks the chair “to our picnic table when we eat dinner outside,” and a pleased grandparent bought it “to have a place at the table for my grandson without adding furniture to my kitchen. Easy to store when he isn’t here. Easy to wash too.” Because it’s so compact, with no legs, it’s “easy to store” yet still “really secure. My 9 month old, 21 lb daughter loves bouncing around in it, but that sucker is so tight on the table that there are no worries.”

Best adjustable high chair

$70

Reviewers love that this versatile Baby Trend high chair features six different heights and three recline adjustments. “My daughter is 7 months old. She sits in the seat comfortably with room to grow,” writes one reviewer. “Adjustable heights mean I can push it up to the kitchen counter for my daughter to watch me cook, lower it for her to join us at the dining room table, or feed her while sitting on the couch.” The height adjustments were also a bonus for another reviewer, who says you can “feed if you’re standing or sitting” and likes to lower it so their “other child can play with the baby at his height.” And one reviewer proclaims it to be “the perfect high chair” for its “easy-to-use lock-in seat belt” and “adjustable height and adjustable seat, which really comes in handy when you are teaching your little one how to use a sippy cup and they have to tilt their heads way back.” The chair’s detachable components mean it’s “super easy to clean from top to bottom,” they add, and when you’re finished with it, “you simply pull the handles up on each side and it folds to a smaller size for storage.”

Best high chair for small spaces

Fisher-Price SpaceSaver High Chair
$55
$55

This legless high chair securely attaches to other chairs of various sizes — including office and dining-room chairs — something that’s appreciated by more than 200 reviewers who live in small spaces. “This is great!” writes one reviewer whose cramped apartment didn’t have room for a full-size high chair. “We can use it on the floor and in a chair at the table. [It’s an] inexpensive option for a serious space saver.” They’re especially a fan of the chair’s adjustable back, which came in handy when their son “was starting to eat at 5 months but couldn’t completely sit up on his own yet.” Another reviewer calls it the “perfect solution for a small space,” as they don’t have a formal dining room. “A traditional high chair was a no-go!” They say this chair “fits nicely on our kitchen counter and is low profile enough to slide under the cupboards when we’re not using it.” And a third reviewer even went so far as to declare there’s “no reason to ever buy a huge, expensive high chair” after they purchased this one. They say this booster has worked wonderfully for their five daughters because “it does not take up any extra space, it just sits in a chair we already had. My [youngest] daughter is happy and comfortable in it and I could not be happier.”

Best convertible high chair

Evenflo Convertible High Chair
$64
$64

“It’s a sturdy highchair (I was worried about how stable it would be, and it’s very stable), and converts to a perfect toddler size table and chair,” explains one reviwer, who notes, “I wish I’d had this for my other 3 kids.” Another reviewer reiterates the sturdiness, despite the convertible, two-piece design: “I have hyper dogs that run into it and I don’t worry that they will knock it over or collapse it like other ones. I like how it converts to a smaller high chair for when we eat in our living room (football games and such) and then into a toddler table and chair for later.” The multipurpose functionality also means this is a high chair that can grow with kids. “We began using it around four months and are still comfortably using it at over a year old,” says one parent. “The straps are convenient for keeping little one in a chair while we hangout outside, and the table allows him to do crafts and eat ‘like a big boy.’”

Best high chair with wheels

Ingenuity Trio 3-in-1 High Chair
$80
$80

“Love that this chair rolls from room to room and that it can lean back,” begins one shopper, who appreciates that she can move around the house doing dishes or laundry while her daughter can “lie back or eat a snack.” Those easy-to-move wheels come “with locks that can easily be fastened to disable moving,” adds another parent, who uses this chair daily and likes that the “legs of the chair are set very wide apart for maximum stability.” Many reviewers describe this chair as “stable,” including one who points out that people with especially squirmy babies should keep an eye on the chair when it’s in use but still feels her child “is safe and secure while in this seat, and he is quite all right with sitting in it.” Given its lower price point, some customers were initially skeptical about the quality, but at least one is now “pleasantly surprised!” They add, “It is well made, lightweight, and very easy to assemble.”

Best reclining high chair

Joovy Foodoo Reclinable High Chair
$270
$270

This Joovy high chair can recline into one of five positions with the press of a button, a feature many reviewers say makes feedings much easier. “I can feed my baby a bottle … And give my arm a rest,” writes one customer, who appreciates that the height of the chair adjusts for “standing or sitting” feedings. Another shopper, whose child holds his own bottle, “can give him a bottle while he’s in it, recline [the] seat, and go about what I was doing.” On top of all the functionality, this high chair actually looks nice. One parent found it “surprisingly hard to find a reclining high chair that looks nice at a decent price,” but this one ticks all the boxes and has a safe five-point harness system. “You only have to do one simple click,” they say. “I can comfortably cook with hands free and have my child pulled up within arm’s reach and have her feeding herself a bottle [while] watching me cook, and I know she’s safe. That is priceless.”

Best multifunctional high chair

$200

“This awesome offering from Graco knocks everything else I’ve ever seen out of the park,” writes one reviewer of this convertible high chair. “Versatile is the key here,” they continue, explaining, “There are six settings that will, in principle, get your baby not only in a chair for feeding but also up to the table when the time is right.” Many other reviewers voiced similar compliments, praising this high chair’s versatility and ability to serve a variety of functions as a baby gets bigger. A mother of two says that after a year of use, her 16-month-old is “transitioning to the booster seat, so that her baby sister will be able to use the highchair function while she uses the toddler part.” Another happy mom appreciates that this high chair “eliminates the cost of a booster seat and table seat down the road.” Plus, the wheels mean “Baby can eat anywhere, even with mom and dad as they watch the game.”

Best design-y high chair

Stokke Tripp Trapp High Chair
$239
$239

“Most high chairs are extremely ugly, clunky, or look like something you’d sit on at the hair salon. I wanted something that wasn’t such an eyesore AND easy to clean,” one reviewer begins. They say they love the “super cute” design of this Stokke chair — and that they can get any food spills off it with just “a few swipes with a damp cloth.” Though it is certainly not cheap, another reviewer says the Tripp Trapp is very durable and can endure years of daily use. They’ve used it for six years and “stand behind the investment 100% … It truly grows with your child and it looks cool.” And a third happy reviewer thinks that this chair “is worth every single penny … It is a beautiful modern chair that actually looks nice in your kitchen (not an eyesore like every other high chair).” But they add that the “best part” is that “my child loves sitting in it! She hated sitting in her previous high chair. Tell every new mother to register for this chair!”

Best wooden high chair

Abiie Beyond Wooden High Chair
$200

Many parents looking for more supportive high chairs turn to this wooden one, like one who explains, “We had a different high chair but my 12-month-old has never looked very comfortable in it from day one. He would slump sideways when eating and fuss to get out of the chair as soon as possible. With this chair, he sits with great posture and will now spend 45 minutes at the dinner table just sitting in his chair and playing with his food.” And many people like the natural wood finish, citing it as a draw. “I still love the look of this high chair and ease of clean up compared to plastic and fabric chairs,” admits one reviwer, while another says, “This is a well-built solid wood high chair. Its simple design makes for easy cleaning and use.”

Best portable high chair

Ciao! Baby Portable High Chair
$61
$61

“This is hands down the absolute best highchair purchase I have ever made. It’s quick, easy, and so portable,” raves one reviwer, noting, “It fold up to the size of a fold up chair that you would use at a sporting event or camping. This highchair is so good, that it has replaced the actual highchair at our house and has become our primary one.” Several reviewers admit to keeping it in the trunk of their cars, so it’s always on-hand, like one who explains, “I have been asked many times where I got this as it’s such a handy thing to have! We just keep it in the back of our van so we always have a highchair on the go. I use it in restaurants (verses using the restaurant ones that are often times not the cleanest), at friend’s houses, camping - you name it!” And many other adventurous parents like bringing this along for camping, with one reviewer even noting its the thing that helped her friend actually take her baby into the great outdoors: “ She was worried bringing her baby camping. He loved it, she was calm and it was the first time in a long time the baby slept for 9 hours straight and he needed a nap in the middle of the day. The chair made camping so much easier as he sat around the campfire with the rest of us.”

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The Best High Chairs on Amazon, According to Reviewers