The Best Plates

Salad plates are typically about seven to eight inches in diameter, so you can easily put them next to or on top of your favorite dinner plates. Designed for a personal serving of salad, these small plates are also great for appetizers and small portions. Salad plates come in a wide variety of shapes, colors, and designs, so we’ve pulled together a few great options to help you find your next set. We have included a range of different sizes, materials, shapes, styles, prices, and colors, so you should be able to find something great among our picks below.

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Best Rectangular Option

 Delling 8-in Ultralight Ceramic Dessert/Appetizer Plates


White Ceramic Plates. As the only rectangular option on our list, this set of six plates from Delling is a great choice for those who want a salad plate that will pair nicely with square and rectangular dinner plates.

What We Liked: 

Measuring five by eight inches, these rectangular plates from Delling can function well for salads, desserts, and appetizers, while boasting the convenience of being microwave and dishwasher safe. Get it now.

Most Unique Shape

Sweese Porcelain Dessert Salad Plates


Curved Design. Featuring a uniquely curved shape, these Sweese salad plates come in a mix of cool colors—ideal for those looking for a fun set of plates that add a distinct touch of style to the table.

What We Liked: 

Coming in a set of six plates of different cool colors, these Sweese salad plates stand out as the most unique option on our list, as they are the only set that includes a range of colors in a single set. Get it here.

 Best Classic Choice

Danmers 7.5 Inches Dessert Plate Set 


Simple White Design. Boasting a clean white color and a simple round shape, these salad plates from Danmers are a great pick for those in search of a classic, minimalist set.

What We Liked: 

Measuring seven and a half inches in diameter, these Danmers salad plates are classic and versatile with a minimalist design that can pair easily with a variety of place settings. Get it here.

Most Affordable

Rachael Ray Dinnerware Rise Salad Plate Set


Colorful and Budget-Friendly. Featuring a bold orange color in a two-tone design, this four-piece set of salad plates from Rachael Ray is the most affordable option on our list.

What We Liked: 

Coming in a set of four two-toned salad plates, these Rachael Ray plates can add a splash of color to your table at a very budget-friendly price. These bright orange plates are made from glazed stoneware, and they are both dishwasher and microwave safe for extra convenience. Get it here.