Updated March 31, 2020 by Samuel Moyle

The 10 Best Table Number Stands

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This wiki has been updated 5 times since it was first published in March of 2020. Table number stands offer an inexpensive and reusable way to keep a range of things organized in high volume social settings. Whether you’re trying to get people to their appropriate tables at a wedding, sort out orders at a cafe, or accurately deliver meals at a counter-service restaurant, these efficient place markers can help you coordinate crowds and consumables quickly. When users buy our independently chosen editorial recommendations, we may earn commissions to help fund the Wiki. Skip to the best table number stand on Amazon.

10. Senover Rustic Wood

9. Radezon Photo Stand

8. Jofefe Tall Card Holder

7. Hohiya Diamond

6. New Star Foodservice Split-Ring

5. Officematters Mini Chalkboard

4. New Star Foodservice Hard Clip

3. Gray Bunny Reserved

2. Aieve Wire Clips

1. New Star Foodservice Ring-Clip

Special Honors

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Wedding Recycle Don't get distracted by this website's name if you aren't getting table number stands for a wedding. A table number stand is a table number stand and the less expensive the better. Not only can you find a revolving selection of used stands and other items on this site, you can potentially unload your own used items when you're done with them. wedding-recycle.com

Editor's Notes

March 27, 2020:

While table number stands are obviously very useful tools, just like any other object many people lay hands on, please consider developing some best practices when it comes to using them. For instance, if you know you’ll use your stands in a public setting like a cafe or dining room, make sure to wash your hands before and after touching them, as with all communal surfaces. Similarly, if you ever touch one, you should at least sanitize your hands afterward if you can’t get to a sink where you can wash with soap and water for a whole 20 seconds. Viruses are known to survive on metal surfaces for days at a time.

A good degree of preference was given to designs with long shafts like the New Star Foodservice Ring-Clip, Aieve Wire Clips, and Radezon Photo Stand since users who might grab them in a foodservice setting are more likely to hold their midsection rather than their base, where they make contact with other surfaces in places a lot of germs might be present. This is being written during a pandemic, and we believe that not enough attention can be given to safe, healthful, and sanitary practices. These considerations are more geared toward cafes and counter service restaurants, where the number stands will most likely be used again and again by a lot of different patrons. Meanwhile, models like the Jofefe Tall Card Holders, Hohiya Diamond, and Senover Rustic Wood are included because they are popular, attractive, and functional, but lower in the ranking because their appearance is less general.


Samuel Moyle
Last updated on March 31, 2020 by Samuel Moyle

Samuel Johnson Moyle is a writer residing in Portland, Oregon, with his artist wife and two jobless cats. In addition to researching for Ezvid Wiki, he assists students in Portland State University’s writing center, teaches college courses such as 222 Research Writing and 323 Writing as a Critical Inquiry, and does every front-of-house job imaginable at Portland’s most popular restaurant, where he has worked for over ten years. He earned his bachelor and TESOL certification at Portland State before heading to Tokyo to teach ESL and later returned to his alma mater to earn his master’s in English as a fully funded graduate assistant. His range of job and life experiences grant him expertise in categories including camping, outdoors, pets, furniture, and more.


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