The 5 Best IKEA Table Tops to Buy (All Priced Under $100!)

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Check out the best IKEA table tops to find a cheap option that’s right for you (and your wallet).

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Gather ’round an IKEA table!

Need a super cheap, new table to have some good conversation around? Whether you’re eating family meals, hosting a weekly game night, or enjoying some arts and crafts, there’s a table top to fit every home decor at IKEA. And with prices starting under $10, these affordable options will make it feel even more like a home sweet home.

Did you know that each table top from IKEA comes with predrilled holes so you can mix and match the legs and customize your own unique style? Keep this in mind when shopping!

Hip Tip: Before you head to IKEA, check out our latest IKEA posts! We also love to share helpful tips like why you must be an IKEA family rewards member and our complete guide to shopping at IKEA.


Here are the best table tops at IKEA:


1. LINNMON Table Top

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Simple and white, this incredibly affordable IKEA cheap table top (in price, not quality!) will be one that will fit in seamlessly anywhere. However, it is also available in brown-black if you’re looking for darker furniture.

With a price so cheap, you won’t even be mad if the kids spill some paint during craft time. It’s easy to wipe clean and made with 70% recycled materials.

“This table is the perfect height for a sewing table and has been working out so well for me. It’s easy to move and sturdy enough for my sewing machine.” – Felicia 


2. LAGKAPTEN Table Top

LAGKAPTEN table top ikea

If you’re looking for a simple pop of color, this light blue LAGKAPTEN table top is the way to go! It makes for the perfect minimalist office desk. If blue isn’t for you, you can pick from three other classic colors. This is another cheap table top option that’s definitely a fan favorite.

“I was so excited to get this light blue slab. It’s everything I expected. My life is complete. Everyone should get one.” – Beth


3. Trotten Table Top

trotten table top ikea

This Trotten table top is designed specifically to be the perfect addition to your office space. While strong, this IKEA table top is lightweight for easy mobility and easy to wipe clean.


4. BEKANT Table Top

bekant tabletop

Looking for a sustainable option? IKEA has pledged that by 2030, they want all their materials to be recycled or renewable. This table top has sawmill leftovers and scrap wood in the particleboard. Not to mention they offer a ten-year warranty if anything happens to it.

“Now that I’m mostly working from home, I needed a large, sit/stand desk. This Bekant is so nice! Easy assembly, too. I bought the blue desktop and I love it. Super sturdy and spacious for multiple monitors.” – Melinda 


5. SKARSTA Table Top

skarsta tabletop ikea

Looking for a neutral addition to your home? This IKEA table top is sure to be the element you’ve been looking to add to your furnishings.

“I purchased this to use a tabletop on two 8 cube Kallax bookshelves that I have set up back-to-back on their sides. It fits beautifully. I didn’t attach it using brackets but used a rug pad to keep it from slipping or moving. Works great and I love it!” – Debbie


Looking for furnishings a bit more high end? Check out these Serena & Lily dupes!


Sara is a self-taught blogger and photographer with 5 years of experience having work featured in various building, travel, and fashion publications, most notably Bassett Furniture and Fossil.


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Comments 6

  1. Amber F

    I got a Linnmon top in white, some finished quarter round moulding from Home depot and made a portable Lego table for <$12. You cut the trim to the needed lengths and angle right in the store, and then just glue it down with super glue and clamps. With the table top being lightweight and bright, it makes it easy to bring out, put it on a surface for Lego play as well as see small pieces and separate them out.

    • Amber (Hip Sidekick)

      How neat! Thanks so much for taking a moment to share that with us! Such a fun idea!

  2. witoldyna

    I have the linnmon top desk for probably 5 years now. It is cheap and good. Used it as a desk before and now it is my craft table.

  3. Wondering

    Where is the link to the butcherblock tabletop at the beginning of the post?

    • ThriftyChristy

      Search on the ikea site for Karlby, Barkaboda, or Säljan. We used Karlby and the quality is superb! The Säljan is the light colored one in the photo and it’s also the cheapest of the butcher block options.

      • Jennifer (Hip Sidekick)

        Thanks, ThriftyChristy!

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