8 Best Patio Coolers To Keep Your Beverages Cold As Ice 2021

The Best Patio Coolers & Carts To Keep Your Rosé Extra Chilled This Summer

April 19, 2021 Updated May 21, 2021

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Hello, patio season! Oh how we’ve missed you. And with patio season, comes patio coolers — because what’s a patio without a beverage? You’ll want to keep your beverages cold when the summer sun heats up: whether you’re hosting a backyard shining, going camping, or simply want a sleek set up for at-home happy hour, or have a chill wine night, an outdoor cooler is key to a comfortable outdoors hosting situation. That way you, the host, won’t constantly be leaving the conversation about neighborhood gossip to freshen up someone’s drink, tracking dirt and mosquitoes inside with you (if you are looking for some kid-friendly bug spray, we’ve got that too).

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We’ve rounded up the 9 best outdoor coolers, from cooler carts to cooler tables to old school (but high tech) beverage coolers, so your rosé can be chilled, just like you deserve.

Best Patio Cooler Carts

VINGLI Portable Wicker Cooler Trolley

Pool party, here we come! While the wicker cooler trolly features refrigeration that will keep you drinks cool for 48 hours – like we can party that long anymore… – the bottom shelves provide storage for snacks and other party essentials, and the side display area gives you plenty of room to set down your drink and refill, if necessary. (Trust us, it’ll be necessary.) Once the party’s over, the clean up is easy as can be too, thanks to the convenient drain plug. Holds up to 100 cans and 50+ bottles.

$219.99 AT AMAZON

Nattork Rolling Cooler Cart

For an upscale backyard shindig – maybe you’re hosting an intimate wedding? – this Nattork cooler cart looks classy AF. It holds up to 20 gallons, and can store 70+ cans and 50+ bottles, plenty of bevvies for a BBQ or pool party. The refrigeration on this cart can keep drinks cool for 48 hours or warm for 8 hours, and the 360 degree wheels, which are lockable, make it easy to move around. Once the party’s over, simply unplug the drain to remove excess water, rinse it out and store it until, well, next weekend.

$178.99 AT AMAZON

Permasteel Portable Rolling Patio Cooler

This ultra-classy portable cooler may as well be a permanent fixture in your backyard this summer. While it’s easy to move around – with two side handles, four casters and two that lock – it’s also easy to include this cooler as a piece of patio decor. It holds up to 110 12-ounce cans with extra room for ice, and that bottom shelf will hold all the extra goodies you’ll need for a shindig. Once the party’s over, simply pull the drain plug for a quick and easy clean up.

$294.20 AT AMAZON

Keter Outdoor Side Table

If only all side tables could keep our Champagne chilled….Consider this side table the perfect accessory to patio furniture or a hot tub, with its 7.5 gallon drink storage that can hold up to 40 12-ounce cans with ice. The top pops up to be used as a cocktail table, with your beverages just a reach away. Dimensions: 19.5” diameter x 33.2” height.

$75.39 AT AMAZON

Permasteel PS-203-TURQ-AM 80 Quart Portable Rolling Patio Cooler

We’re a sucker for this turquoise color — it’s like party decor in and of itself (although it’s available in 8 other colors). It’s super convenient, as it has an easy-to-open lid and spacious room for all your beverages, as well as a drain for when your party has wrapped up. It’s made of steel, so it keeps drinks cold for up to 36 hours, and can hold up to 110 cans. Plus! It has wheels so you can easily move it around.

$250.43 AT AMAZON

Best Wooden Patio Cooler:

Sunjoy 80 Qt. Wood Grain Cooler

This Sunjoy cooler cart is ideal for outdoor beverage-storing, since it’s made of rust-resistant powder-coated steel material, meaning, it’ll hold up whether it’s sunny or raining out. It features the main barrel to hold drinks, as well as a lower shelf for glasses, plates, and other party needs. It also comes with a built-in bottle opener and drain, which is super convenient. Also convenient? It’s on wheels, so you can easily move it around!

$194.42 AT WAYFAIR

northbeam Wooden Patio Cooler

Looking for a wooden patio cooler to maybe complement your patio decor a little bit better? We get it. It’s your party and you want everything to look perfect. Without sacrificing on quality or durability, we recommend this wooden (made of eucalyptus) cooler, which gets the job done, comes fully assembled, and has a handle on both sides for convenience. Customers are Amazon rave how attractive it looks (people would never even guess it’s a cooler), and that it kept drinks extra cold.


Personalized Daddio of the Patio Wooden Cooler

This personalized wooden patio cooler makes for the perfect gift for dads. Whether it’s their birthday, the holidays, or Father’s Day, every dad will go nuts for this patio cooler that’ll store all the beer for them and their buddies. Made of fir wood, it’s super high quality, holds up to 60 pounds, and is the perfect size for a medium-sized get-together ( 17″Wx27.5″Lx30″H to be exact). One thing to remember is that you could take the cart inside when you’re done using it (so it doesn’t get rained on — with wood, you gotta be more careful).


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