Updated September 17, 2019 by Karen Bennett

The 10 Best Kitchen Floor Mats

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This wiki has been updated 12 times since it was first published in February of 2018. If you've ever spent much time on your feet in the kitchen, you've probably experienced some discomfort from all of that standing. Whether you need an anti-fatigue mat for long periods of prepping and cleanup, or just a washable surface to protect bare soles from the cold floor, a selection from our list can help to make working near your counter or stove more enjoyable and productive. When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to help fund the Wiki. Skip to the best kitchen floor mat on Amazon.

10. Smartcatcher Anti-Fatigue

9. Oversized Chef Series

8. HollyHome Foot Massage

7. Sky Solutions Comfort

6. Gorilla Grip Original

5. Smart Step Home Collection

4. UberChef Premium

3. Lifewit Runner

2. WellnessMats Anti-Fatigue

1. Kangaroo Premium Comfort

Special Honors

Williams Sonoma WellnessMat Whether you’re doing the dishes or folding laundry, this comfortable mat can cradle your feet with a cushioned layer of support. Its polyurethane build creates a layer of cushioning with shock-absorption and consistent bounce-back. It’s not only great for use at home, but also for use by those who stand for lengthy periods at hotels, airports, and restaurant kitchens. williams-sonoma.com

Della Sienna Cotton Flat Weave Rug Available exclusively from Crate & Barrel, this handmade, reversible selection weaves cotton fabric into a windowpane design that’s reminiscent of mid-century textiles. It features neatly stitched edges and a rustic weave that will look great in any kitchen, bathroom, or utility room. It’s available in three sizes and an assortment of colors. crateandbarrel.com

Editor's Notes

September 17, 2019:

As many an avid home cook knows, the right kitchen floor mat can make your time doing prep-work, cooking, and cleanup easier on the joints and muscles. They come in budget-friendly, light-duty designs to keep your feet comfortable when you’re standing on a hard kitchen floor. Or, for a bit more money, you can get a highly cushioned model with a grippy bottom. These anti-fatigue selections can also be used as a standing desk mat or for those who are on their feet all day working in kitchens or behind counters.

Joining our list in today’s update is the Sky Solutions Comfort, which features commercial-grade thickness and stability to ensure foot and knee comfort that will help you stand for hours. Its safe, beveled edges are made to prevent tripping as you’re stepping on or off of it. It comes in an array of color choices (including solids and patterns), so you’re sure to find the right one for your home or office. And, you can buy it with confidence, thanks to its lifetime warranty. Be aware it may take some airing-out, as it can arrive with a strong odor.

Another new addition is the Oversized Chef Series, which comes in an array of rustic print choices, so the hardest part might just be deciding which one to get. You’ll choose from among designs featuring French chefs, steaming cups of espresso, bottles of wine, and more. It’ll cushion your feet well, and its PVC surface is easy to spot clean with a damp cloth and mild detergent. Just note that too rigorous of scrubbing can cause the colors to fade.

Leaving the list today, due to availability issues, are the Reidea Comfort and the Tenby Living Premium.


Karen Bennett
Last updated on September 17, 2019 by Karen Bennett

Karen Bennett lives in Chicago with her family, and when she’s not writing, she can usually be found practicing yoga or cheering on her kids at soccer games. She holds a master’s.degree in journalism and a bachelor’s in English, and her writing has been published in various local newspapers, as well as “The Cheat Sheet,” “Illinois Legal Times,” and “USA Today.” She has also written search engine news page headlines and worked as a product manager for a digital marketing company. Her expertise is in literature, nonfiction, textbooks, home products, kids' games and toys, hardware, teaching accessories, and art materials.


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