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The idea of outdoor fire pits is hardly a new one, but the options available for creating that warm glow on your patio table are now numerous. From wood burning fire pits to gas-fueled fire tables you can now feature fire just about anywhere in your yard or patio.

In this article, we’ll feature the 10 best tabletop fire bowls that are sure to wow the neighbors and add warmth and light to your patio table.

So what are they???

Tabletop fire bowls are small vessels that can safely house a fuel source that will output a small flame. Made from glass, stone, pottery, or synthetic materials they are easily portable.

They are generally fueled in one of three ways. Either with a small liquid propane container, gel fuel, or ethanol fuel. The liquid propane comes in a one pound cylander. The same stuff used with those little gas powered hibachi’s.

Gel fuel is a little different. It doesn’t burn as hot and is similar to what you’d see under a chafing dish at a buffet. Learn more about gel fuel.

Ethanol fuel is the third fuel source. It burns clean, it is a pure plant-based fuel and 100% natural alcohol.

So without further ado check out our list of the 10 best tabletop fire bowls and pits.

Moda Flame Vigo Ventless Table Top Ethanol Fireplace

Add a sleek and modern looking fire element to your outdoor space. At 13.97W x 8H x 7D inches, this ventless table top fireplace burns ethanol fuel so it can be used indoors and out!

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Serenity Square Gel-Fueled Table Top Fire Pit

This elegant looking fire pit has a black and cherry finish and is approximately 10 x 10 x 16.5 inches and weighs 14 pounds.  It burns gel fuel so it can be used both indoors and out.

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Blomus Tabletop Gel Firepit

Its circular design and compact portable style make these the perfect addition to bistro tables.  At just 7.1 x 7.1 x 4.3 inches why not grab a few of these and place them around the deck or patio at the next gathering.

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Baza Free Standing Floor Indoor / Outdoor Ethanol Fireplace Clear

Create a refined simplistic look found at posh resorts with the Baza Fireplace.  It burns ethanol and is 13.7 x 28.3 x 13.7 inches weighing 28 pounds.  The stainless steel legs and glass frame make the fire look like it’s free standing.

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Moda Flame Lit Table Top Firepit in White

Get a big flame in a little package.  At 6.5W x 11.5H x 6.5D inches, this flame can become a foot tall.  It burns on ethanol and one can lasts 2 – 3 hours.  

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UniFlame LP Gas Outdoor Table Top Fireplace

Add light and heat to your patio. At 10,000 BTU’s this table top fireplace will heat a 5′ by 5′ area. The 15″ fire pit features black fire glass which is included. The base conceals the 1 pound liquid propane tank used to fuel the flame!

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Harmony Table Top Fire Pit

This super stylish table top fire element features what they call the Venturi flame technology where the flame looks like it’s spinning and dancing when applied.  It uses gel fuel and will burn up to three hours per can.

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Anywhere Fireplace – Oasis Indoor/Outdoor Fireplace

Create a focal point in your outdoor space with this stainless steel fireplace.  It comes white decorative river stones, but you can swap those out with decorative fire glass in any color.  This model burns gel fuel.

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Chic Fireplaces- Concord White Table Top Ventless Fireplace

This modern fireplace has a glossy white metal body and glass surrounds.  It burns ethanol so it can be used both indoors and out.  Its dimensions are 20 x 8 x 9.5 inches.  Add a contemporary touch to any outdoor space.

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Nu-Flame Sparo Ethanol Lanterns

Featuring a sleek black base this ethanol burning lantern has tempered glass for wind protection. It has a stainless steel cup burner and comes with a snuffer to put the fire out.

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You can easily find ethanol, gel, and propane fuel online from a variety of manufacturers.  There is also a variety of fire glass and stones to accentuate the design and match your decor.

Lastly, you can find snuffers and dampers to help put out the flame when you’re done using it.

Do you have a table top fire bowl we should add to our list? Let us know…leave a comment below.

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