There’s nothing more time consuming than searching for spices in the depths of the cupboards. And, it’s not only time consuming, it’s extremely frustrating. Especially when us cooks take great joy in being in the kitchen. So, to end the frustrations, we set out to find the best spice rack to keep us on task and help us stay organized.
With that said, it’s no surprise our number one request while searching for the best spice rack is visibility. So, in order to keep things moving in the kitchen, we searched for a spice rack where it would allow us to see the labels right away.
Our next request was the spice rack needs to be quality. This means it needs to be made with top notch materials and crafted with solid construction.
Finally, we wanted a rack that was going to be functional. And whether it fits in the cupboard, on the door or on the counter, it needs to be easily accessible and it needs to look good to boot.
Is this all too much to ask? Apparently not, because we found 8 fabulous options for seamless, stress-free cooking sessions.
Best Spice Rack
Best Spice Rack
AllSpice Wooden Spice Rack
This spice rack is one of the best spice racks money can buy. The AllSpice Wooden Spice Rack is made of North American maple with a transparent satin finish. And, instead of looking like a spice rack, it is more representative of a piece of fine furniture.
This rack measures in at 24 inches wide, 16.5 inches tall and 4.75 inches deep and it will require a minimum of 16.5 inches of clearance from countertop to cupboard.
The AllSpice Wooden Spice Rack comes with 60 4oz glass jars and 154 pre-printed, waterproof, matte labels. In addition, there are 30 large-hole shaker tops, 30 small-hole shaker tops and 30 spoon scraper tops.
And, if you’re not a fan of the natural stain finish, you have your option of Bamboo, Cherry Stain, Oak, Painted White or Walnut Stain.
Our take: This is an extremely attractive rack and even with it on the counter, it won’t look cluttered. And, because this spice rack is only 4.65 inches deep, it will take up very little counter space.
The other aspect we like about this spice rack is it has preprinted labels so everything will look completely uniform and professional. Overall, this rack is extremely high quality and definitely deserves a top spot on our best spice rack list.
Kamenstein 20-Jar Revolving Spice Tower
This pick is perfect if you need, not only the rack, but the spices as well. The Kamenstein 20-Jar Revolving Spice Tower comes with an array of seasonings such as basil, marjoram, garlic salt, coriander, rosemary, oregano and more. And, all of these spices are filled and sealed in Kamenstein’s FDA-approved facility and come with sifter tops that remove for measuring.
The Kamenstein Revolving Spice Tower is 8.6 pounds and measures in at 14.2 tall and 12 inches wide. It is made of polished stainless steel and arrives fully assembled.
Our take: Because this rack comes fulling loaded with spices, this is perhaps the best spice rack for those who just moved into a new place or those who are looking to update their spices. The Kamenstein 20-Jar Revolving Spice Tower is a solid piece of construction and works great in the cupboard or sitting on the counter.
Kamenstein Criss-Cross Bamboo 18-Jar Spice Rack
This is another pick from Kamenstien and this pick gets a spot on our best spice rack list for its design. The Kamenstein Criss-Cross Bamboo 18-Jar Spice Rack is made of bamboo and can be mounted to the wall, placed in the cupboard or left out on the counter.
This rack measures 18 inches wide and 8 inches tall while the jars measure 3.5 inches tall and 1.75 inches in diameter. And, like our other Kamenstein pick, this spice rack comes with spices that are FDA filled and sealed.
Our take: We love the look of this spice rack and the visibility is hard to beat. And we like the fact that the spices are easy to retrieve. In addition, since this rack is only 8 inches tall, it can be placed just about anywhere.
Furthermore, because this rack comes fully loaded with spices, this is another pick that’s perfect for those looking to update their spices or someone starting out fresh and new.
DecoBros Spice Rack Stand
The DecoBros Spice Rack Stand is a great pick if you want to display your spices or have them tucked away in the cupboard. And, for display purposes, it comes with 48 preprinted spice labels – so this rack will look fabulous wherever it is stored.
The rack measures in at 13 inches wide, 8.25 inches tall and 4.25 inches deep. It is made of sturdy steel with a chrome finish and comes with 18 spice bottles.
Our take: This rack is another rack that’s perfect for display because it includes preprinted labels. And, the rack’s not too shabby either – it has a modern look while having the ability to blend in with different design styles such as country or midcentury.
In addition, this rack is made of sturdy steel so it’s going to hold up well. The display is on point and will allow you to find that particular spice you need in a pinch.
YouCopia Chef’s Edition Spicestack
This rack is perfect for those that prefer things tucked away and out of site. The YouCopia Chef’s Edition Spicestack is a compact shelf unit that features three pull-out drawers. Each drawers pulls out to display the spices at eye-level for easy visibility. And, each drawer will hold both round and square bottles.
The rack measures in at 12.75 inches wide, 8.75 inches tall and approximately 11 inches deep. The YouCopia Spicestack holds 30 full-size bottles or 60 half-size bottles. And, there are nonslip feet to protect the cupboard from unsightly scratches.
Our take: The YouCopia Chef’s Edition Spicestack is perfect for those that don’t like the sight of any clutter. And definitely for the minimalist that’s actually a closet maximist. What we truly love about this rack is it’s stackable, so if you have a ton of spices like we do, you can order two and they stack flawlessly.
Finally, this Spicestack has a 12, 18 or 24 bottle options if you’re looking for something smaller.
Pretty Display The Invisible Acrylic Spice Rack
The Pretty Display Spice Rack is made of acrylic so it will never rust, tarnish or peel. And, to maintain, you just simply wipe clean when needed.
This spice rack is made from a single piece of ultra-clear, premium grade acrylic and will invisibly display your spices. Therefore, this is perhaps the best spice rack on our list for visibility.
This Pretty Display The Invisible Acrylic Spice Rack comes with 3 separate shelves that will fit 8-9 standard spice bottles per shelf. Each shelf is made with 5mm of thick acrylic and measures in at 15 inches wide, 1.7 inches tall and 2.4 inches deep. It comes with glue-on ends and standard wall mount fittings.
Our take: We love the simplicity of this spice rack and the flawless display. It’s a strong and sturdy set and allows for high visibility – no headlights needed!
Spice Racks Spice Rack Organizer
This spice rack is perfect for those with a country style. The Spice Racks Spice Rack Organizer features a classic, rustic, metal chicken wire design.
This 5 tier rack can be mounted on the pantry door or displayed on the wall. It measures in at 17.3 inches wide, 26.7 inches tall and 3.7 inches deep. And, it accommodates most standard size jars, both round and square.
Our take: This is definitely country chic so this would be the best spice rack for those that can’t get enough of country living. And, this would look fabulous displayed on the wall, or if you’re looking to hide it away and save room, tucked away on the inside of the pantry door.
Because it is made of thick metal chicken wire, this spice rack is ultra durable. In addition, this rack enables you to conveniently and easily retrieve spices.
J. K. Adams Sugar Maple Wood Spice Jar Carousel
Our final pick for best spice rack is this gorgeous rack made of sugar maple wood. The J.K. Adams Sugar Maple Wood Spice Jar Carousel is made in the U.S.A. by a company that has been around since the 1940s.
This 8 inch by 8 inch by 16 inch spice rack carousel comes with 48 glass jars with washable labels. In addition, each spice jar has white screw caps with snap-on sifters.
The swivel design is perfected with ball bearing swivels that allow for smooth and flawless motion while searching for spices.
And, for those looking for a smaller size rack, this carousel is also available in the 32 jar size.
Our take: This is anther pick on our best spice rack list that resembles a piece of furniture more than anything. The wood is absolutely gorgeous and this company has been around for over half a century, so you know you’re getting quality with this spice rack. This is definitely a rack you’ll want to display.