Quartz That Looks Like Marble: Beauty and Function without Hassle

Quartz that looks like marble has many options and each of them presents one of the best marble countertop alternatives. It is truly incredible what quartz manufacturers are doing every day in improving the looks and functionalities of this incredible countertop stone. If you love the gorgeous look of a natural marble stone but don’t want the expense, high maintenance, and worry, choose marble-look quartz alternatives.

Read on to find out what are the best marble-look quartz countertop options, where to find them, how to choose the right one for your decor, and how to maintain them. Also, learn about all the benefits of the best quartz that looks like marble, as well as the differences between marble and quartz. With a wide range of authentic marble colors and patterns, including quartz that looks like Carrara marble, we are sure you will find an option that will be perfect for you.

Real Marble vs Quartz That Looks Like Marble Countertops: Why is Quartz Better

Marble countertops are beautiful but they are not for everybody. If you have enough time on your hands to seal it regularly and put daily efforts into the care and maintenance of marble, then you are good to go. Although, you should still be very careful with hot pots and pans that can damage marble, as well as with groceries like lemon, wine, and others that can easily stain the marble. Quartz is much, much easier to maintain, and this is why marble-look quartz countertops may be the perfect solution for people who love the look of marble but dread high maintenance.

Material and Appearance

Marble is one of the most beautiful natural stones that add elegance and a luxurious look to any room. Marble countertops are made from natural marble stone that has been quarried from the earth. Then it was sliced, water blasted, buffed, and, finally, polished into the slabs that you can see and choose in the showrooms.

Quartz countertops offer consistency and uniform color and pattern. With quartz countertops, what you choose is what you will get. It is able to mimic marble or granite to perfection. This is a man-made, engineered product that consists of ground natural quartz in combination with resins, polymers, and pigments. The ratio of these components can go from 93 to 97 percent quartz and 3 to 7 percent resins, polymers, and pigments. This is why white quartz countertops that look like marble are always a much better option than real white marble.

Explore MSI Countertops marble-like quartz selection to get ideas for your own kitchen upgrade.

Choosing between real marble and quartz that looks like marble

Marble is a natural stone and cannot be chosen from a sample. Each slab is 100% unique and there are never two of the same slabs.

Marble quartz is a man-made stone and it is usually chosen from a sample. What you see is what you get, with no exceptions. However, shopping for marble-lookalike quartz at Aqua Kitchen and Bath Design Center in Wayne NJ is far more convenient. You get to see the full slab as we have a huge showroom and any quartz you desire we have in stock. Here, what you see is exactly what you get — quartz countertops that look like marble with exquisite patterns and colors, superior quality, hardness, resistance, and ease of maintenance.

Matching Slabs

Marble is a natural stone and because of its unique patterns and colors, it will not match well at the seams. Don’t expect perfection.

Marble quartz countertops are predictable. It is much easier to match the seams during its installation.


Marble countertops are more expensive than quartz, approximately $57 to $76 per square foot.

Quartz countertops that look like marble are less expensive than marble, approximately $55 to $75 per square foot.

Maintenance and Care

Marble is one of the most delicate natural stones. It is porous and soft, etched, and stained easily, and shows watermarks. Marble requires regular sealing and resealing, as well as high daily maintenance. Wine, lemon, tomato juice, vinegar, and anything acidic will damage it.

Marble quartz countertops are a non-porous and stain-resistant artificial stone that never needs sealing. Warm water and soap are enough to keep it looking its best. White marble quartz countertops will look just like marble but will wear perfectly and require minimum maintenance.

Heat Resistance

Marble is much softer than other natural stones, let alone quartz. This means that marble is very likely to scratch when you slide hot pots and pans around. A thermal shock from high temperatures is also possible.

Marble-like quartz countertops are highly heat resistant. It depends on the manufacturer but most quartz countertops can bear temperatures of up to 150 degrees or more.

If you are absolutely in love with the looks of marble, why not choose marble-looking quartz countertops and get all the benefits this superior worktop stone has to offer?

Marble Look Quartz Countertops by Caesarstone

When you search for marble-looking quartz countertops, you will see that the most searched and adored are some from the marble-inspired Caesarstone varieties. It seems that Caesarstone managed to create an unforgettable marble impression with ease. Unique marble-like patterns and colors improve any interior with high-end indulgence and ease of maintenance.

Explore Pental Quartz marble look options for more kitchen quartz ideas.

Calacatta Nuvo: Adorable Quartz that Looks like Calacatta Marble

This magnificent Calacatta Marble interpretation from Caesarstone brings wide, cascading, elegant gray veins on a light gray stone base. If you admire the Calacatta Marble look but are afraid of the work and maintenance around it, Calacatta Nuvo by Caesarstone is quartz that looks like Calacatta marble and it is a much better solution than the real marble. White Calacatta quartz that looks like marble was never this gorgeous!

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Marble looking quartz: Calacatta Nuvo Quartz Detail

Available in 20 mm thick slabs, Calacatta Nuvo Caesarstone is the perfect marble-like quartz for kitchen countertops, backsplashes, benchtops, and kitchen islands. Calacatta quartz countertops are so durable that they are also great for any commercial use. Hotels, restaurants, retail interiors, and bars will easily achieve a luxurious look with almost zero maintenance, at an affordable price.

Here are some white marble quartz countertops that include Calacatta Nuvo to inspire you.

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White marble quartz countertops design: Calacatta Nuvo Kitchen by Freedom Kitchens
Marble Quartz Countertops
White marble quartz countertops: Calacatta Nuvo Countertop Design
by Three Birds Renovations / Carrera By Design / ASC

Find Caesarstone Calacatta Nuvo Quartz in our Wayne NJ marble quartz countertops showroom and get started with creating the most amazing kitchen of your dreams.

Cosmopolitan White Marble Looking Quartz

Cosmopolitan White marble-looking quartz countertops by Caesarstone successfully mimic natural marble with its delicate white tones. The textured depth of veining and diagonal lines gives an impression of a true natural stone. And while you are under the impression that the lines, patterns, and colors are made by nature itself, they are not. This man-made marble look quartz is designed with your needs in mind. It is easy to pair the slabs of Cosmopolitan White marble-looking quartz countertops. It is even easier to maintain it. When you equip your kitchen with this marble-like quartz countertop, you will enjoy its gorgeous elegance carefreely!

Cosmopolitan White Marble Looking Quartz Detail
Cosmopolitan White Marble Looking Quartz Detail

Cosmopolitan White Caesarstone quartz is not designed to resemble just any marble stone. It is quite unique, designed specifically to resemble the look of Egyptian marble.

Take a look at these Cosmopolitan White marble look quartz pictures and kitchen designs, and get inspired for your next kitchen remodel project.

Cosmopolitan White Marble Looking Quartz Kitchen Design
Cosmopolitan White Marble Looking Quartz Kitchen Design by Kitchenext
Cosmopolitan White Marble Like Quartz on a Kitchen Island
Cosmopolitan White Marble Like Quartz on a Kitchen Island

Find Caesarstone Cosmopolitan White marble-looking quartz at an affordable price in our Wayne NJ quartz showroom.

Quartz That Looks Like Marble by Caesarstone: White Attica

Inspired by natural marbles, White Attica offers a striking look that features a clean white base with dense, dark gray interwoven veins. While outperforming natural marble in durability, maintenance, and heat resistance, Caesarstone White Attica Quartz eclipses even the natural marble look.

Marble Looking Quartz Caesarstone Countertop: White Attica Quartz Detail
Marble Looking Quartz Caesarstone Countertop: White Attica Quartz Detail

If you like contrast and stunning-looking countertops, white marble quartz White Attica is a great option. Although unique looking, this quartz option is still adaptable and flexible enough for a wide variety of interiors and decors. The gorgeous appearance and superior performance make Caesarstone White Attica quartz one of the best marble countertop alternatives.

Take a look at some of the kitchen designs that feature White Attica Quartz on the countertops.

Marble Looking Quartz White Attica by Caesarstone
Marble Looking Quartz White Attica Caesarstone by Hotondo Homes
White Attica Marble Looking Quartz Design
White Attica Marble Looking Quartz Design by Kathryn Design Gold Coast

Find Caesarstone Attica Quartz in Aqua Kitchen and Bath Wayne NJ quartz showroom and personally explore its slabs and possibilities for bookmatching.

Statuario Maximus Marble Like Quartz by Caesarstone

Statuario Maximus by Caesarstone features a large-scale vein pattern. Its broad warm gray veins sweep across the soft white base color of the stone. Delicate background veins enrich this marble-inspired quartz even more and give it a unique, one-of-a-kind charm.

Caesarstone Statuario Maximus quartz is one of the best marble countertop alternatives. If you come to our quartz showroom located in Wayne NJ, you will be able to the actual full-size slabs up close. We will provide you with free edge treatment, a free estimate, and free installation.

Marble Looking Quartz Caesarstone Countertop Statuario Maximus Quartz Detail
Marble Looking Quartz Caesarstone Countertop Statuario Maximus Quartz Detail

See designs that feature Statuario Maximus Quartz, get inspired, and start planning your new kitchen with us today.

Marble Looking Quartz Statuario Maximus Kitchen Design
Marble Looking Quartz Statuario Maximus Kitchen Design by Boutique Homes Victoria
Marble Like Quartz Countertops
Marble Like Quartz Countertops Pictures: Statuario Maximus Kitchen Design by PLY / ARCHITECTURE

Frosty Carrina Quartz That Looks Like Marble for Ultimate Elegance

Caesarstone’s Frosty Carrina may be just the most popular marble-like quartz countertop for all who love the look and feel of toned-down and subtle yet highly refined elegance. Low-key soft ivory white color covers the base of this stone while delicate powdery gray veins tastefully spread across it. If you would love to see marble in your kitchen or any other room in your home but you wouldn’t like the amount of responsibility that comes with it, choose Caesarstone Frosty Carrina marble look quartz.

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Marble Quartz Countertops by Caesarstone: Frosty Carrina Quartz Detail

Elusive veins popping out of the stone’s surface make Frosty Carrina Caesarstone quartz true to real marble patterns and colors. This marble looks quartz worktop will be perfect both for classic and contemporary interior decor. It is versatile and adaptable enough to complement even the most demanding designs.

A dream comes true for all marble lovers, Frosty Carrina complements beautifully various decors and gives them a special allure.

Quartz that Looks like Marble
Frosty Carrina Marble Looking Quartz Caesarstone Kitchen Design by Shaftesbury Kitchens
Frosty Carrina Marble Look Quartz Countertops
Frosty Carrina Marble Look Quartz Caesarstone Kitchen Design by Jacaranda Kitchens

Stop by Aqua Kitchen and Bath Design Center in Wayne NJ to see Caesarstone Frosty Carrina Quartz slabs from up close and get a free estimate, free 3-D design, free edge treatment, and free installation.

Luxurious Quartz That Looks Like Marble: Caesarstone Taj Royal

Inspired by the natural marble aesthetic, Caesarstone Taj Royal Quartz is perfect for those who like beige-colored stones and delicate textures. Taj Royal marble looks like quartz stone exhibits warm hues, soft textures, delicate veins, and rich depths. This is probably one of the marble countertop alternatives that glows with its tender light the most of all other options.

Marble Like Quartz
Marble Looking Quartz Caesarstone Countertops: Taj Royal Marble Quartz Detail

Although it looks delicate and fine, it is made from one of the sturdiest materials in the world. Taj Royal Quartz is made to resemble marble but to outperform it in any other way. Durability, ease of maintenance, heat resistance, and practicality in every aspect are unparalleled. Even its appearance presents a better option in comparison to marble because it is consistent. This means that you can count that you will get exactly what you choose and that you will be able to pair slabs easily.

These designs completed with marble look Taj Royal quartz by Caesarstone will make your dream of an ideal kitchen come to life.

Marble Looking Quartz Countertops
Marble Looking Quartz by Caesarstone: Taj Royal Quartz Kitchen Design
Taj Royal Marble Quartz Countertops
Taj Royal Marble Looking Quartz by Caesarstone

Marble Look Quartz MSI Countertops

MSI also has gorgeous improvisations of real marble stone patterns and colors. Calacatta Classique and Cashmere Carrara are two of their most popular marble-looking quartz options. MSI’s marble look quartz slabs have many advantages over natural marble. Superior durability, heat resistance, low price, and ease of maintenance are just some to mention. If you consider that quartz countertops come with a warranty and that marble does not, the choice is obvious. Get a timeless beauty and bring the classiness that you crave in your life.

MSI Calacatta Classique Quartz That Looks Like Marble

If you wish to create a classy and dramatic look in your home using white marble quartz countertops, the Calacatta Marble countertops’ appearance is the best you can get. However, you can get that Calacatta Marble charm by opting for Calacatta Quartz countertops from MSI. Go with a Calacatta marble-like quartz island or choose to install countertops. A marble-like quartz backsplash is also an option. Just as waterfall kitchen island designs are also highly desirable with this particular quartz stone option.

Marble Looking Quartz MSI Countertop: Calacatta Classique Quartz Detail
Marble Looking MSI Countertop: Calacatta Classique Quartz Detail

Calacatta quartz countertops that look like marble feature bold, remarkable gray veins on a soft, ivory-white background. You won’t have any other option but to make Calacatta Classique quartz a focal point of the kitchen. This is the effect that marble-looking quartz product has on us. Calacatta marble quartz designs amaze and inspire us!

Just look at these incredible marble quartz countertops designs completed with Calacatta Classique quartz.

Marble Like Quartz Calacatta Classique Kitchen Design
Marble Like Quartz Calacatta Classique Kitchen Design by Tatum Brown Custom Homes
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Calacatta Classique Marble-Looking Quartz: Kitchen Design by Tatum Brown Custom Homes

MSI Cashmere Carrara Marble-Like Quartz

If you’re looking for quartz that looks like Carrara marble, consider the MSI Cashmere Carrara marble quartz countertop. Made for high-traffic areas, one of the best Carrara marble alternatives, the Cashmere Carrara marble quartz countertop, looks just like Carrara marble. If you love this natural stone classic look and look for quartz countertops that look like Carrara marble but prefer more functionality in a kitchen, choose Cashmere Carrara marble quartz. Find Carrara marble-look quartz and more marble-lookalike quartz options at MSI Countertops.

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MSI Quartz that Looks Like quartz that looks like Carrara marble: Cashmere Cararra Quartz Detail

Cararra quartz stone comes highly polished and delicately patterned. Whether you prefer traditional or more contemporary spaces, it will fit in any of them perfectly. Go sleek and simple or go rich and detailed. The choice is completely up to you and Cashmere Carrara marble-looking quartz is there to enhance the look you want to achieve.

When you stop by our quartz showroom in Wayne NJ, you’ll find the best Carrera marble quartz interpretations. Carrera quartz countertops won’t stain like real Carrera marble but will provide the same sophisticated and elegant look of real marble. It is an ideal solution for hardworking kitchens that also want a high-end look.

Carrara Marble vs Quartz Cost

Carrera marble countertops are gorgeous but also very expensive. The Carrera countertops price range will depend on the quality of a particular slab you choose. For example, the average Carrera countertops price is about $60 per square foot but can go all the way up to $100 per square foot. Installation and transportation will add to this price. Carrara Marble alternatives are cheaper. The price of Carrara marble look quartz countertop installation will be higher but stone can go anywhere between $55 to $75 per square foot.

Take a look at these designs and make sure to consider all the options this beautiful stone offers. And you’ll forget all about the Carrera marble countertops you’ve been dreaming about for so long. The alternative before you is so much more convenient and equally gorgeous, at the same time!

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Marble Like Quartz: MSI Cashmere Carrara

Stop by Aqua Kitchen and Bath Design Center’s quartz showroom in Wayne NJ and find Cashmere Carrara Quartz at a low price. Besides the best Carrera countertops price, we’ll help you with the design and the look you wish to achieve.

FAQs and Answers That Will Help You Choose The Right Marble Lookalike Quartz for Your Kitchen

  • What is quartz that looks like marble?

Among many quartz stone options, there are some which are made to look like marble. These quartz stone varieties are created to mimic the natural look of marble. And since there are many types of natural marble stone, there are also many quartz options that look like marble. The most popular are Calacatta Quartz and Carrara Quartz. They look so natural and are so convincing in mimicking the natural marble that you will hardly be able to tell the difference. And you will enjoy their luxury and sophistication even more than natural options because quartz options require almost zero maintenance.

  • What kind of quartz looks like marble?

Quartz that is made to resemble the specific look of a particular natural marble variety is a kind of marble lookalike quartz. Several reputable quartz manufacturing names offer quartz countertop stone options that look like natural marble. They give an appearance and feel very similar to the original, natural options, but come with enhanced characteristics. Made of mostly quartz, about 90 percent, with resins and pigments, and with base, veins, and color tones, these quartz options look like marble because their creators intended them for a particular look.

  • How do they make quartz look like marble?

Quartz manufacturers make the quartz slabs look like natural marble slabs. They decide on a particular marble variety to mimic. The most popular options to mimic are Carrara quartz and Calacatta quartz. Manufacturers create an engineered stone that is almost indestructible and easy to care for than natural marble. These quartz slabs that look like marble slabs are also more consistent and easier to match, which proves very important when creating waterfall islands and full-height backsplashes. Combining materials and applying certain design methods, imitating veining, backdrop tones, and color tones, they make quartz look like marble.

  • What is marbled quartz?

While marble is natural, marbled quartz is manufactured, engineered stone made by people. It is made of natural quartz, polymers, and resins. A mix of materials and a strategic mix of colors, patterns, flows, and movements make a manufactured quartz marbled. To create a stone that mimics marble, a variety of pigments is added. These pigments will make marbled quartz slabs ready to be installed in your kitchen.

  • How much is marble-looking quartz?

Marble-looking quartz is more expensive than regular quartz countertop options. The greater price comes due to its natural look with enhanced and superior performance and functionalities. But while marble-looking quartz is more expensive than other quartz options, it is still less expensive than natural marble. Therefore, it presents the perfect middle ground and an effective compromise between a superior look and enhanced functionalities, along with lower maintenance.

  • What kind of countertops look like marble?

All varieties of Calacatta quartz and Carrara quartz look like marble the most. Calacatta Laza, Calacatta Verona, Carrara Marmi, Carrara Morro, Carrara Grigio, and Cashmere Carrara very well resemble their natural pairings. All of these present great value for the money because they truly look like marble. At the same time, they come at a lower cost, patina-free, and are easier to maintain and clean.

How does quartz that looks like marble differ from real marble?

The most significant difference between marble lookalike quartz and real marble is the fact that marble lookalike quartz is man-made while real marble is a natural stone. Real marble stone slabs are all unique and one of a kind while marble-looking quartz is consistent and provides a uniform look. Quartz is made up of quartz, resins, polymers, and pigments, while natural marble is just natural marble created in nature. Quartz comes with enhanced functionalities, greater durability, and simplified maintenance compared to natural marble. Also, while natural marble has a patina, marble-looking quartz is patina free.

  • What are the benefits of using quartz that looks like marble?

If you’re looking for a uniform look to bookmatch slabs for a waterfall island or a full-height backsplash, marble-looking quartz is a much better choice than real marble. Benefits like being non-porous, resistant to scratching, chipping, and staining, ease of maintenance, and increased durability make marble-looking quartz easier to use than real marble countertops stone. Quartz is also a harder material and surface than real marble which makes it less susceptible to acidic spills from lemon juice, tomato juice, coffee, or wine. Plus, you will never have to seal quartz, unlike real marble, which requires sealing at least once a year.

Choose Marble-Looking Quartz for First-Class Appearance and Functionality

Everyone loves the abundant and elegant look of classic, luxurious marble. Unfortunately, marble is a natural stone that chips and stains easily. If you ever had it in your home, you know what we are talking about. It takes a lot of worries and maintenance to keep your marble looking as good as new.

But now that you know you can get the luxurious look of the most stunning marble stones along with almost zero maintenance and hassle, certainly makes you more relaxed about your kitchen remodel planning. Why go through all the trouble with marble if you don’t need to? Opt for man-made marble-looking quartz and get the best of both worlds – almost zero maintenance and superior performance with the looks of natural marble and an affordable price! Even if you prefer a particular marble kind, the chances are that you will be able to find its marble quartz look alike. For example, if you’re trying to decide between Carrara marble vs Calacatta marble countertops, you can find their quartz counterparts.

Take a look at all options of quartz that looks like marble at Quartz Countertops in NJ which we offer at affordable prices. Unique Caesarstone Colors will help you revamp your kitchen in the most remarkable ways you didn’t dream of. We also offer quartz slabs on Specials every month.

Browse through the most inspiring white marble quartz countertops options and let us know which ones you like best. Then stop by our quartz showroom in NJ and take a close look at those you loved the most. Our designers will provide you with all the information you need about marble look quartz countertops and give you an offer that you won’t be able to say no to. Finally, your marble-like kitchen countertops are possible without breaking the bank.

Contact Aqua Kitchen and Bath Design Center today and find beautiful quartz marble options!