Look No Further: 11 Affordable Kitchen Tables Under $500

Cheap Kitchen Tables
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As dwellings get smaller and smaller, especially in urban areas, the prospect of having a large kitchen with an even larger island is a dwindling dream. But that doesn't mean giving up on having an eat-in kitchen altogether. More and more, retailers are coming up with creative solutions to small affordable kitchen tables perfect for small spaces. Round bistro tables, drop-leaf tables, storage tables, and counter-height tables all provide a different solution for a different type of space.

These tables can come especially handy in rental spaces where money and space is of the essence. After all, who wants to shell out thousands for a dining table only to find out that it doesn't fit with the layout of your next apartment? If you're shopping around for an affordable kitchen table, look no further—we handpicked our favorite solutions for spaces large and small. No matter the solution you need, all these tables are under $500, so you'll have money left for chairs.

IKEA Norraker Table $279

Larger kitchens and even larger families will benefit from this extremely affordable Scandinavian-style dining table from IKEA, which brings high style to modest materials.

West Elm Box Frame Drop Leaf Expandable Table $499

Designed for small spaces, this drop-leaf table can seat up to six when extended but takes no more than a tiny corner of your kitchen.

odyssey white dining table
CB2 Odyssey White Dining Table $199

A take on the classic tulip table, this CB2 table is minimal and hardworking. It's suitable in even your smallest of spaces.

Metal Top Wyatt Dining Table by World Market
Cost Plus World Market Metal Top Wyatt Dining Table $550 $220

This mixed-media table has a metal-clad tabletop and a white fir frame, giving it a modern rustic edge. It'll seat up to six if your kitchen can handle it.

Article Mara Table $399

Give your dinner the luxe backdrop it deserves with this marble-top bistro table from Article. 

West Elm Calliope Glass Dining Table $499

This airy glass table won't weigh your room down. Its transparent frame seems to float within a room and lets natural light shine through.

compass dining table
CB2 Compass Dining Table $399

Have a larger kitchen? This dining table may seat up to six, but it's still budget friendly. The wire base gives it a sculptural flair.

Wood and White Metal Leilani Tulip Dining Table - Small (48
Cost Plus World Market Wood and White Metal Leilani Tulip Dining Table $350

This classic wood and white tulip table pays homage to the Eero Saarinen style (without the price tag). The table also comes in a brass and marble finish.

Pottery Barn Duncan Drop Leaf Kitchen Table $499

Imagined for small apartments, this drop-leaf table provides storage space and an expandable dining surface all at once. It's the ultimate multitasking piece of furniture.

West Elm Tripod Table $199

Ideal for tiny spaces and small budgets, this breakfast table seats two or three and will fit into virtually any nook or cranny.

Parsons Grey Marble Top/ Dark Steel Base 48x28 High Dining Table - Crate and Barrel
Crate and Barrel Parsons Grey Marble Top Dining Table $939

Need a surface space that will serve as extra countertops and a place to eat all at once? Try this gray marble-top counter-height table from Crate and Barrel.

Now you'll just have to track down the perfect chairs to match.

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