The best mug and cup racks for your organized kitchen

How could your day really begin without your morning cup of joe? Your favorite coffee (and tea) cups deserve a better place to be washed and stored, a way that takes advantage of their shape (and often their handles). Most dish drying racks don’t cut it for these items. Unique provisions help cups and mugs to dry completely and look good while they’re doing it.



a cup of coffee: Always dry and always ready to go.


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Always dry and always ready to go.

Drying racks that are designed specifically for your mug/cups offer safety and optimal space for these special items. Whether you need to dry a few favorites, or require a multi-level tier for many items, we’ve found the best mug and cup drying racks for your home or office.



Holds enough mugs for the party!


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Holds enough mugs for the party!

This mug drying rack is designed with tiers to support multi-levels of cups. It is capable of holding up to 15 mugs and also has metal arms along the top row to allow for small dessert plates to be stacked (you should place a drying mat under the stand for optimal drying). The rack is made of metal and comes in several color finishes—the look is suitable for farmhouse, country kitchens. Be aware when stacking cups to balance on either side to prevent any tipping.



Portable and durable.


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Portable and durable.

This drying rack is unique because it is retractable, making it easy to store when not in use. It’s made from BPA-free plastic which is heat resistant and durable. The rack comes with a water-absorbing cloth to place under the drying rack. Compact in size, this is a good option for space conscious kitchens. The tree shaped top is added to give cups extra support and balance.



Pretty enough to display.


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Pretty enough to display.

This drying rack can also moonlight as a display stand for storage on open shelves and countertops. The stand is made from food grade stainless steel and has an anti-rust design. With a drying mat underneath this will dry six of your favorite mugs or cups. Access is made easy with the full rotating lazy susan-style stand.



Best for an angled drip into the sink.


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Best for an angled drip into the sink.

This mug and cup drying rack is designed with function in mind. The frame is made of a sturdy brown steel, but the branch and base are made with non-slip silicone to prevent scratches and sliding. The angled base is unique, and helps speed up drying. Drying mats aren’t necessary because this rack is designed with a drain tray to catch dishwater from the cups.



a wooden table: Hanging around.


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Hanging around.

This metal drying rack is designed to support six hanging cups/mugs as well as six small dessert or saucer-style plates. This stylish comes in gold, silver, and black finishes. Effective drying would involve placing a drying mat underneath this drying rack. The elegant design makes this a good choice for open displays or serving areas at parties.

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