7 Bar Carts Under $250 That Will Instantly Elevate Your Hostess Game

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Sarah Sherman Samuel

If you’re ready to up your entertaining game, read on. While you're working on expanding your cocktail repertoire, a bar cart is sure to be your newest friend—it's not only the best place to store all of your spirits, mixers, and barware, you can also whip up a Class A cocktail right there too. And while a bar cart may technically be a piece of furniture, that doesn’t mean it needs to break the bank (especially for novice at-home mixologists). Here, some of the chicest and coolest options that come in well under $250.

gold bar cart with black glass top
World Market Round Smoke Black Glass And Gold Bar Cart $150

This small but mighty cart features two tiers and a gold finish that gives it a retro vibe. Place your bottles on the bottom shelf and keep the top open for serving and slinging. The wheels let you move it to where the party is or needs to be, and make it extra easy to tuck the cart away when not in use.

white bar cart with brass handle
Target Zhori Midcentury Modern Bar Cart $221

With its mix of clean white and aged brass, this bar cart will go with a ton of different décor styles. And the three sizable shelves will hold plenty of spirits and bar items for your next shindig.

wood bar cart with black metal legs
Joss & Main Ermont Bar Cart $88

With wood shelves, this bar cart has a decidedly rustic look, while the black metal keeps it clean and gives it a bit of mid-century flair.

silver circular bar cart
CB2 Ernest Chrome Bar Cart $199

This steel-frame bar cart is the perfect addition to a corner or used as a side table for drinks at the ready. The glossy chrome finish adds a glamorous flair—just add a disco ball and some streamers.

black circular bar cart with two shelves
Bed Bath & Beyond Circle 2-Tier Metal Cart in Black Matte $80

This cart features two metal mesh shelves and a circular motif in a matte black finish for a sleek and modern look.

metal three shelf bar cart
Pottery Barn Rainier Galvanized Storage Cart $99

This utilitarian cart in galvanized metal is easy on the budget and easy on the eyes, and will hold any and all bar items for the perfect bar setup.

Copper and wood bar cart
World Market Wood And Copper Bar Cart $200

Add some warmth to your space with this rich, copper-toned bar cart with a classic two-shelf design. The top glass overlay adds a sleek finish while also protecting the wood from condensation.

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