Is it comfortable? This is the most important question to ask yourself when choosing a dining chair. First and foremost your dining room chair needs to be comfortable. The dining room in not just for meal gathering anymore. Children may paint at the table or play with their toys, perhaps complete a puzzle. You may find yourself sitting at the dining room table for great lengths of time, working or on your laptop. Don’t think that you have to choose between upholstered or solid dining chairs. You can create a charming effect with mismatched dining chairs depending on your style of dining room. Having a combination of both styles around the dining room table will allow your guests to choose which they prefer.