14 Chic and Compact Dining Tables to Elevate Any Small Space

Dining Tables for Small Spaces

With people increasingly moving to urban areas and open-living spaces becoming the norm, it's no surprise that dining spaces are getting smaller. These days, sprawling formal dining rooms are virtually extinct. But that doesn't mean that we need to forgo high-style when planning our dining spaces, no matter how tight they may be.

Do you only have a small sunny nook in the corner of your studio apartment? Can you squeeze a petite marble dining table between your kitchen island and your sofa? Are you looking for the perfect table for your breakfast nook? Or maybe you do have a dining room, but it's on the cozy side? Whatever your needs or budget, we have the perfect small space dining tables. Just pick your favorite.

Box Frame Drop Leaf Dining Table
West Elm Box Frame Drop Leaf Dining Table $499

A modern take on the ultimate small-space dining table, this drop-leaf number made from raw mango wood can be extended at a moment's notice.

Invisible Table by Tokujin Yoshioka for Kartell
Tokujin Yoshioka for Kartell Invisible Table $1205

If you're looking for an apartment size glass dining table, this sleek acrylic dining table is a good bet. It virtually disappears so it won't ever visually clutter your living space. Pair it with some see-through chairs for an open feel in your dining nook.

Watermark Brass Bistro Table CB2
CB2 Watermark Brass Bistro Table $299

When even a small dining table is too big, try this tiny brass bistro table, which will squeeze into the smallest of areas and still make a big impact.

west elm tripod table
West Elm Tripod Round Table in Walnut $259

Dining tables for small spaces don't have to lack style, and this unique piece from West Elm is proof. We love the way the tripod legs give this table a mid-century flair.

CB2 compass dining table
CB2 Compass Dining Table $429

Make a statement with this wire cage base table from CB2 that evokes points on a compass. This piece demonstrates that good things can come in small packages.

Blu Dot Branch Square Dining Table $1399

Even the smallest dining room tables can be thoughtfully designed, as exhibited by this stylish black wire-brushed oak and steel piece by Blu Dot.

Tommy Bahama Bali Hai Dining Table
Tommy Bahama Bali Hai Dining Table $1979

Simple and earthy with a woven base, this round dining table is the perfect size to work in a small home. You'll love the details whether you use it indoors or on a covered patio.

IKEA Norraker Table $99

For truly petite spaces, this solid birch dining room table seats two people comfortably, and best of all, it's under $100.

modway track round dining table
Modway Track Round Dining Table $217

Looking for a compact mid-century table that's under $200? Look no further than this white and wood Modway design sold at Target.

Blu Dot Right Round Dining Table in Grass Green $1999

Add a touch of color to your space with this round marble Blu Dot dining table with kelly green legs. Heads up: It also comes with a black or white base for the color-averse.

gamlared table ikea
IKEA Gamlared Dining Table $89

This honey-hued wood dining table is sturdy and stylish, thanks to its sleek dark metal legs.

Saarinen Round Dining Table
Knoll Saarinen Round Dining Table, 35" Carrara Top With White Base $3155

Possibly the most iconic dining table of the 20th century, Eero Saarinen's marble-topped pedestal design for Knoll has inspired so many others over the decades. Choose your color for the base and top, but rest assured it will never go out of style.

Anthropologie harbor teak dining table
Anthropologie Terrain Harbor Teak Dining Table $798

This chic dining table is topped with teak, a durable hardwood, so you can adapt it to your needs indoors or out. It's ideal for those who love cooking dinner for four.

Stellar Works x Yabu Pushelberg Blink Dining Table $5080

Want to add a lot of panache to a small space? This stunning modernist stone-topped table provides quality craftsmanship and striking contrast.

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