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Best Gray Countertops for Your Home

Written by Angela Warren on October 24, 2019
Edited By Cabrini Rudnicki, Last Updated On February 28, 2023
Reviewed By Samantha Peterson
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While many other colors have grabbed the attention of homeowners over the years, recent trends have seen a rise in the popularity of gray countertops. Many homeowners now desire to have gray countertops due to the surfaces’ neutral tones. No matter what color your cabinetry or other elements in the room are, gray countertops will be a fantastic fit. This guide will help you learn more about the best gray countertops for your home. 


What Are the Best Material Options for Gray Countertops? 

When it comes to gray countertops, you will have several material options. This article will focus on some of the best: granite, marble, quartz, slate and soapstone. 

How Do the Best Material Options Compare? 

The table below will provide you with some information about each of the materials. 

Best Materials for Gray Countertops
Granite Marble Quartz Slate Soapstone
Beautiful natural stone Elegant and timeless natural stone Engineered stone Beautiful dark colored natural stone Gorgeous darker colored natural stone
Very durable Will give your home a sophisticated feel Is able to be easily customized to achieve the look you want Fits a modern style well Smooth feel
Suitable for indoor and outdoor use Be careful to avoid spills and stains Available in many different styles   Darkens naturally over time (process can be sped up with mineral oil treatment)
More affordable than other options   Non-porous (does not require sealing)   Can become scratched (scratches can be sanded out)
Largest selection of styles to choose from   Be careful with heat    

What Are the Best Gray Countertop Options? 

Below are 10 of the best gray countertop options for your home. 

Carrara Silver Marble 

Carrara Silver marble is an elegant gray natural stone that is quarried in Italy. This incredible material will add a nice touch of luxury to any countertop. 

Bianco Antico Granite 

If you are looking for a stylish gray countertop, Bianco Antico granite can be just what you are looking for. This gray natural stone can easily become the focal point of any room you install it in. 

Silver Paradiso Granite 

This stunning gray natural stone will look terrific as a kitchen countertop, bathroom countertop or outdoor kitchen countertop. It is also a great stone for backsplashes as well. No matter where you install it, this stone is truly magnificent. In addition, granite countertops are very durable. 

6003 Coastal Grey Caesarstone Quartz 

6003 Coastal Grey Caesarstone is a darker grey quartz that will look tremendous in any home setting. Beyond its appearance, quartz countertops are durable and non-porous, making this material a great choice for any space in your home. 

6313 Turbine Grey Caesarstone Quartz 

If you are looking for a type of gray quartz countertop that resembles natural stone, 6313 Turbine Grey Caesarstone is a fantastic choice. This material mimics the look of granite but will not require sealing. 

4044 Airy Concrete Caesarstone Quartz 

If you are looking for a lighter gray quartz countertop, this material may be just what you are looking for. This quartz is a great fit for any home. 

Pietra Cardoso Slate 

Looking for a gray natural stone that can add an up-to-date feel to your countertops? Pietra Cardoso slate can do just that. 

Barroca Soapstone 

If you are searching for a smooth-to-the-touch gray natural stone that is great for countertops, Barroca soapstone can be perfect material for you. It is a great fit for any room, but especially the kitchen. 

Smoke Soapstone 

While Barroca soapstone is more of a medium gray, Smoke soapstone is a beautiful dark gray countertop surface. It is a terrific choice for countertops. 

River Bed 680 Quantra Quartz 

This aesthetically pleasing gray quartz resembles granite. You cannot go wrong choosing this amazing material for your new kitchen countertop. 


Whether you are looking for the beauty and durability offered by granite countertops, the timeless elegance offered by marble countertops or anything in between, there is a gray countertop material for you. No matter if you have a white kitchen or dark kitchen, gray countertops will work well with any color kitchen cabinets and other elements. If you really want to add some style, consider using the same material you choose for the countertop for a backsplash as well. Installing any of these 10 gray countertops in your home will leave you satisfied for years to come.

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