The Best Reviewed Ikea Items You Need Right Now
Don't waste time browsing—these are the crème de la crème when it comes to Ikea goods.
If it's great-looking furniture you're after but you don't want to pay a pretty penny, there's a one-stop shop for everything you could possibly desire: Ikea. However, while you may be able to load up your cart full of everything from mattresses to meatballs for a song, that doesn't mean that all Ikea wares are equally worthwhile—to find the products you'll love for years to come, you need to sort the wheat from the chaff. That's why we've rounded up all the best-reviewed items the store has to offer, from living room furniture to gas grills—so read on to discover the products earning perpetual praise from Ikea customers.
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Simple and highly adaptable, these shelves are cute, affordable, and ready to be fine-tuned to your taste. So, what makes the KALLAX such a special piece of furniture among those who own it? Customers gush over its sturdy build, clean lines, and capacity for customization.
This cute metal side table earned excellent reviews for working both indoors and out. Customers love its attractive, modern look as well as its ability to transform from a side table to stool seating in a pinch.
BILLY bookcases are one of Ikea's more popular items, and with good reason. This BILLY/OXBERG bookcase with doors earned extra high marks for being "unimposing," stylish, discreet, and practical.
This simple bamboo organizer is a must-have item, whether you're using it in your kitchen, bathroom, or garage. Customers rave that it's perfect for keeping jewelry, toiletries, and makeup organized—while adding some natural texture and warmth to the room.
This miniature utility chest is small enough to sit on your desk, but that hasn't stopped it from making a big impact on customers. Over 100 buyers reviewed the product, with the majority of those customers giving it a full five stars.
Fans of the SAGSTUA bed frame describe it as "sturdy and solid," yet "chic and comfortable." Most also note that it's easy enough to assemble, which we all know makes a world of difference when it comes to Ikea wares.
These adorable KYRRE stools work just as well as accent tables, plant stands, and extra seating. They're conveniently stackable, and, thanks to their three-legged design, they don't wobble!
This handwoven rattan chair is well loved by Ikea customers. One reviewer raves that it has "unbeatable form and function," since it's easy to assemble and move, but also comfy to curl up in. Sure, it may be a bit pricier than the average Ikea chair, but it's "an absolute steal for something that can go toe-to-toe with $800 mid-century designer replica chairs in the looks department," according to the review.
This popular utility cart has earned 4.9 stars, and customers love that it can be used in just about any room. It looks just as good housing plants as it does organizing kitchen utensils—which explains why so many reviewers mentioned doubling back to Ikea for a second cart.
Customers have described this sleek and stylish pot as "excellent quality cookware." Among its more notable attributes? Owners praise it for being a "heavy duty" and "substantial" addition to the kitchen—a pleasant surprise, considering its low price.
The MINNEN bed frame isn't one of Ikea's better known products, but it's got unanimous five star reviews from its fanbase. It even grows with your child, easily transitioning from a toddler bed to a full-sized twin.
Looking for a way to keep your clothes crisp and clean? This set of three clothing covers will do the job. "These are the best set of clothes covers I have ever gotten, including designer ones," said one fan of the product.
Another product with unanimously favorable reviews, this five-star mirror is loved for its "beautiful design." Gushing that it's perfect for any mid-century modern-inspired space, reviewers seem very satisfied with the elegance and effortless cool it adds to their décor.
If you don't have a FRAKTA shopping bag, you're missing out on one of Ikea's most popular products! This low-key plastic shopping bag has inspired over 500 reviews for being undeniably practical, versatile, and as one customer puts it, "unbreakable."
This braided bamboo lamp is highly praised for the pattern of light it casts on the wall, which adds instant texture and warmth to a space. Reviewers love its simple, Scandinavian design and soft, romantic glow.
The LOHALS rug works in just about any room, which is exactly why so many customers sing its praises. Crafted with natural jute, one customer notes that "it has the look of a much more expensive rug."
Don't leave Ikea without picking up a few of these KUGGIS storage boxes. Made from recycled plastic, reviewers say they've got a "glossy, modern" design that will completely transform the messiest corners of your home. They're sturdy, they stack well, and yes, they've got a five-star endorsement from some very happy customers.
Looking for an easy way to keep your workspace neat? The MOJLIGHET tablet stand lets you store your tablet, headphones, books and more right on your desk—and looks cool while doing it. For just four bucks, you've finally tackled your desktop clutter for good!
Buyers can't stop raving about how adorable this ottoman is. It's "so so so so cuuuuuute!!!!" It's "SO FREAKING CUTE!" It's "the cutest piece in the history of Ikea." Basically, it's every variation on cute you can imagine. Luckily, it's also sturdy, durable, and seems to last over time.
Before you buy that big, bulky, expensive grill, consider this stylish charcoal grill from Ikea instead. It's earned rave reviews from shoppers, and at just $189, you can't beat the price.