An eat-in kitchen is a kitchen that is designed with a dining area. Eat-in kitchens are popular because food can be taken quickly to the dining table from the cooking area, resulting in less preparation time before meals. Having cooking and dining spaces in proximity to each other also allows for easier clean up after meals. Eat-in counters are adored for their ability to bring family and friends closer together in a space that is suitable for cooking, eating, and socializing.
There are a few common ways eat-in spaces are created inside a kitchen. Setting up bar stools along the edge of a kitchen island or peninsula is the easiest method, while a kitchen island with a dining table attached is a great option for small eat-in kitchens. Here are some of the most creative eat-in kitchen designs we want to share with you.