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Best High chairs

Consumer Reports Ratings for Best High chairs

Best High chairs

We tested 31 high chairs to determine the best-performing models. Our expert lab technicians tested each High chair based on the following criteria:

  • Safety
  • Ease of use

Below lists the High chairs that rated best in each of the tests our experts looked for. Learn about how these tests were performed and find out which High chair is rated best when you subscribe.

Consumer Reports Ratings for Best High chairs

Best High chair for Safety

Safety for each high chair was assessed by our testing, which is based on the voluntary safety standard, ASTM F404-10. Tests include evaluations of the restraint system, stability of the high chair, and static and dynamic load assessments as well as other tests.


This High chair which tested best for Safety has the following features: Weight (lbs.), Projected footprint (sq. in.), Harness type, How to clean, Reclinable seat/positions and Adjustable seat height/positions.

Best High chair for Ease of use

Ease of use is based on trained panelists' assessments of harness adjustment and use, folding and unfolding, removing and replacing the tray and tray insert (if any), adjusting seat back and height where applicable, removing and replacing the seat cover.


This High chair which tested best for Ease of use has the following features: Weight (lbs.), Projected footprint (sq. in.), Harness type, How to clean, Reclinable seat/positions and Adjustable seat height/positions.