Best Vertical Plate Holders - Clean Eating Magazine

Best Vertical Plate Holders

It doesn’t always make sense to stack plates on top of one another in your kitchen cabinet. You might have a mismatched set that doesn't allow for tidy stacking, or the dimensions of your cabinets may not compensate for larger dinner plates alongside your bowls and other vessels. Perhaps your plates are so beautiful, you simply want to keep them on display, not hidden away inside a cabinet. Vertical plate holders do more than give you a way to store and organize the very surfaces you eat your daily meals on. They provide unique display pieces and even ways to allow your plates to dry after a hand washing or pulling from the dishwasher. Regardless of your preference, vertical plate holders give you options. So, we tested a few and deemed what we consider to be some of the best vertical plate holder options available today. Continue on to discover our top picks!
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Most Versatile

HB-life 2pcs Bamboo Dish Drying Rack Stand

Dry, Organize, Display and Store

Made of eco-friendly bamboo, this simply designed rack can be used as a drying rack, storage tool, or even to display books and other upright items.

What We Liked

The choices are endless when it comes to using this versatile bamboo rack. It comes with two racks, each with two support slats and 18 vertical pegs that you can evenly space to create eight slots for plates, pot lids, or books. Or, choose to space out to accommodate even larger items. It can be used beside your sink as a drying rack, inside your cabinet as a plate holder, or anywhere in your home to organize and display just about anything you want. It's lightweight and easy to install, and neutrally colored bamboo can easily be painted to match a variety of aesthetics. Get it here. 

Most Space-Saving

7U Plate Holders Organizer for Kitchen Cabinets

Matching Set of Space-Saving Plate and Bowl Racks

This convenient set comes with one large and one small matching set of carbon steel, U-shaped storage racks for plates and bowls.

What We Liked

Ideal for saving space and organizing kitchen cabinets, limited RV space, apartments, and even restaurant serving stations, this sturdy set of racks provides a durable and space-saving way to organize plates and bowls up to 10-inches in diameter. The heavy carbon steel construction ensures your delicate dinnerware won't tip over, and the racks come coated in a white, food-safe paint for a more pleasing appearance. Buy it now. 

Most Convenient

Jumbl Dinner Plate Cradle

Convenient Upright Plate Cradle

Made of lightweight polypropylene (plastic) in a rounded, basin-like cradle, this simply designed organizer from Jumbl offers a secure and convenient way to dry and store up to six standard dinner plates.

What We Liked

Stacking and storing round plates in regular squared-off cabinets wastes a lot of space. This cradle aims to take advantage of those overlooked nooks and crannies to give you more room for other cabinet storage needs. The base of the cradle is squared-off to tuck back into cabinet corners, while the cradle itself is rounded to neatly hug your round dinner or salad plates and keep them upright. It can be used beside the sink as a drying rack, on the countertop for display, or conveniently tucked away inside your cabinets. Buy it here. 

Most Decorative

mDesign Decorative Metal Display Easel

Show Off Your Fine China

This set of four, decorative metal easels offers a way to keep your fine China on display or to show off your hand-painted art plates in an adjustable, secure, and versatile design.

What We Liked

Whether it's a fine China serving dish passed down from your grandmother, a stylish hand-painted glass piece you got from a gallery, or a small piece of framed art, some things are best kept on display. This set of four decorative easels from mDesign helps you show them off with its beautifully detailed wire construction and scrolled ends. They're sturdy, elegant, and adjustable and can be used for delicate porcelain, canvas art, historic books, picture frames, or just about anything else you want to use to decorate your home or office. Get it now.