4 of the best dinnerware sets for everyday use, starting at just $25

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No shade, but if you’re still using paper plates, you’ve got to get with the program. Not only do they create unnecessary waste, but your eating experience will be so much better on actual dishes. That yummy sauce is supposed to be in your stomach, not soaking through a paper plate onto your table.

If you feel like owning or investing in a dinnerware set is too fancy for you, you’re wrong. There are good-looking, high-quality dish sets out there for all different budgets. And despite what your grandmother may have told you, you don’t have to wait for a special occasion to bring out the “nice” plates.

Eating on pretty plates will not only elevate your mealtimes, but it will also make you feel like, well, an actual grown-up. To buy tableware that works with your budget, shop the best dinnerware sets for everyday use at four different price points below. The cheapest option is only $25, while the priciest is still under $200. Go ahead and make the purchase; you deserve a kitchen upgrade.

Best Dinnerware Sets for Everyday Use

Under $50

Project 62 12pc Stoneware Avesta Dinnerware Set, $25

Credit: Target

I’ve already raved about this affordable dinnerware set from Target, and I still love it just as much as I did when I first purchased it. The glossy, glazed finished means the plates and bowls don’t scratch easily, and you’ll be pleasantly surprised at how sturdy the pieces are. I’m not the only person who raves about this Target dinnerware set. It has 4.6 out of 5 stars on target.com and more than 390 reviews.

Under $100

Stone Lain 16-Piece Dinnerware Set, $64.99

Credit: Bed Bath & Beyond

Looking for a dinnerware set that includes cups but is still under $100? Head over to Bed Bath & Beyond and add this Stone Lain 16-Piece Dinnerware Set to your cart. In addition to the soft pink color shown above, it’s also available in white, matte grey and matte black.

Under $150

West Elm Coupe Stoneware Dinnerware, $146 for a 24-piece set

Credit: West Elm

If you want to buy one dinnerware set to use and love for years and years to come, spend the money on the Coupe Stoneware Dinnerware line from West Elm. The simple design will never go out of style, and the color selection is also really timeless. It’s worth noting that this dinnerware isn’t sold as one big set, so you’ll need to add the set of dinner plates, salad plates, bowls and mugs to your cart individually.

Under $200

The White Company Portobello 12-Piece Stoneware Dinnerware Set, $198

Credit: Nordstrom

So you want to splurge a little? This 12-Piece Stoneware Dinnerware Set is handmade by artisans using Portuguese clay. You can buy it in grey at Nordstrom or in white directly from The White Company.

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