Whether you have a studio apartment, a tiny dining room, or simply need compact seating, a small dining table may be the perfect solution. Not only can smaller dining tables add function to your home without wasting space, but they can also reflect and reaffirm your home’s style. Whether you need a Farmhouse dining table that doubles as a desk or a splash of bold color for your eat-in kitchen, a small dining table can help. Only need occasional seating? There are even ultra-compact options that easily fold down and disguise themselves as a coffee table, so you don’t have to worry about storage space. But no matter which table you choose, a small dining table never has to lack style—here are 51 options with function and beauty!
Small Mid Century Modern Kitchen Table: A compact dining table that will add a big dose of Mid-Century Modern flair to any space. The sleek oval tabletop allows for 4-6 people to dine together, while the wood legs have specially designed bottoms to reduce the possibility of damage to flooring. Not to mention, this table is very budget-friendly.
Small Sculptural Dining Table: Whether its a romantic dinner for two or coffee for one, this contemporary table is a must. Its sculptural metal base is sure to draw the eye with its unusual twisted design. While this playful Isamu Noguchi table was originally built in 1954, its simplistic elegance makes it a timeless option. Plus, recent builds of The Cyclone Table are GREENGUARD Certified. So if style and the environment are important factors in decor for you, this is an excellent choice. Also available with a White or Black tabletop.
Small Contemporary Dining Table: Dining for two will always feel contemporary with this sleek white dining table. Measuring 42.5″, this bar height table flaunts an intriguing form that is well suited for both contemporary and transitional homes. Want to add some color to your home? This table is the perfect blank canvas to pair with colorful or patterned bar chairs.
Small Contemporary Dining Table for Two: If you’re craving contemporary, a glass top is a safe choice. It offers an easy-clean surface and its translucence can help a small space feel airy and open. For example, this small round table pairs the glass with an architectural X-frame in polished stainless steel, creating a design that feels elegant and timeless. Also available with a Black base.
Small Mirrored Dining Table: The reflective quality of this round dining table will not only bounce light around the room—helping it appear more spacious—but its high shine is chic and glamorous. Encouraging Review: “I am in LOVE with this table. It’s simply gorgeous! I put it in an area within close proximity of my kitchen. Perfect for a cozy breakfast meal, or even an intimate dinner for two. Keep in mind the table only seats four comfortably. If you need to seat more people… then get something bigger. However, this piece is so, so beautiful. Adds the right amount of glam!”
Small Round Black Dining Table: A simple glass top makes the black base the star of the show with this small dining table. You can seat up to 5 with this design, it is neutral enough to match most color palettes, and the vast majority of buyers highly recommend it.
Glass Dining Table for Small Space: A solid wood base in a natural finish gives this round dining table a bit more of an earthy appeal. With its simple star-inspired base and glass tabletop, the intricate grain of the wood gets the attention it deserves on this piece. However, if you love the silhouette but not the color, this design is also available in a dark walnut finish.
Small Collapsible Dining Table: Another small dining table that puts natural wood grain to good use, except this one is extra space conscious. This collapsible table converts to a console size table, which will help you save space without sacrificing style. Plus, its clean lined silhouette and simple finish have minimalist appeal in all forms. It is also available in 7 colors, including one with a faux marble tabletop.
Small Minimalist Dining Table: Simplistic, yet eye-catching, this round table with its geometric pedestal is a luxurious addition to any minimalist home. This abstraction of a mountain is not only a dramatic union of solid wood and metal, but it is also available in 8 color combinations and 2 sizes for superior versatility.
Small Counter Height Dining Table with Stools: Moving onto a less robust design, this tall and lean bar table has an industrial charm with its black metal frame and rustic wood tabletop. And best of all, this table won’t cost you a fortune. No one will believe the low price you paid for this stunner!
Small Counter Height Dining Table Set: Want a more refined rustic look? Opt for a small table that uses a weathered wood style finish, like this set. It seats 4 using plush, upholstered stools. And, its square shape makes it ideal for tucking into a corner or displaying front and center. Great for everything from cocktails to party games.
Small Dining Table Set with Storage: If you’re looking for a boost of storage, this unique dining table set should be on your radar. Not only does it have a good chunk of table space, 2 matching stools, and a sleek wood finish, but it also integrates a shelf that is great to store everything from dishes to books. Highly ideal for studio apartments or small eat-in kitchens.
Small Square Kitchen Table: When you mix Mid-Century Modern charm and industrial flair, you get this square bar height table that is full of character. This table bridges the two popular kitchen table styles seamlessly with its solid elm wood top and flared metal legs.
Small Black Dining Table: A black beauty that will infuse everywhere from an eating nook to small dining room with simplistic elegance. Encouraging Review: “This table is absolutely gorgeous!! My husband was able to assemble it in 20 minutes. It’s super sturdy and just a really pretty table. It fits perfectly in our kitchen as an eat-in kitchen table. We got the matching chairs as well.”
Small Dining Table Set for 4: Don’t want to match chairs to a table? Look for a small set like this that offers a cohesive look instantly. It comes with 4 padded chairs with light grey upholstery, as well as a round table with a bonus bottom shelf. However, if grey isn’t your style, this set is also available in other popular colors like Brown, Cherry, Ebony, and White.
Small Oval Dining Table with Hidden Storage: Keep your dining area free of clutter with a bit of hideaway storage. Simply pop open the bottom cabinet of this dual-tone, oval table for a secret space that is perfect for storing dishes, cookbooks, barware, linens, etc. A great find for small spaces that could use a smidge extra storage with their seating.
Small Grey Dining Table: Industrial chic, anyone? The grey steel build of this contemporary table boasts the look of polished concrete. An ideal table not only for everyday living but to serve drinks and appetizers at get-togethers as well. Either way, it is sure to impress! Also available in other colors.
Small Industrial Dining Table: Crafted from rich brown wood and black metal, this dining table will look extra crisp when contrasting against a lighter wall or area rug. It will surely add industrial style to a space and it can even extend to accommodate 4 with its drop-leaf sides.
Small Live Edge Dining Table: With this dining table you will get a one-of-a-kind piece since every live edge tabletop is different. Its rough, raw edge is not only reminiscent of the wood’s natural form but on this table, it exquisitely contrasts against the tidy hairpin legs. This table measures 36″ high and will meld well with a variety of chairs, from plush upholstered patterns to simple stools. Available in multiple wood stain colors.
Small Dining Table with Drop Leaf: From desk to dining table by lifting a drop leaf, this dining table is a must for small spaces that rely on multi-functionality. Its two leafs expand it to 40″, enough to comfortably seat 6 people. An excellent style for rustic or Farmhouse style homes. Available in multiple colors.
Small Farmhouse Dining Table with Benches: Forget bulky chairs and go with a few benches to make sure your dining table doesn’t crowd a space. In this Farmhouse style design, the benches tuck right under the table, making it look extra neat and compact when not in use. Want to seat more people? A chair can also be added to each side of this table when in use to create 2 extra seats.
Small Concrete Dining Table: This round table is brimming with coastal style with its reconstituted stone top and solid wood base wrapped in seagrass. While it is a little larger than most on our list—it seats 6— its round tabletop and airy base will ensure smaller spaces don’t feel overwhelmed or cluttered by its presence. Available with a White or Fog tabletop.
Folding Dining Table for Small Space: Say goodbye to tacky plastic folding tables and hello to this luxurious wood table. It not only folds completely flat for easy storage under a bed, behind a couch, or in a closet, but it has adjustable height. So while not in use as a dining table, it makes for quite the elegant coffee table. This modern table is also available in Black.
Small Drop Leaf Dining Table: The hinged sections on the base of this table allow it to fold up easily—but with its design, you would never guess! While originally designed by the Danish duo Hvidt & Mølgaard in 1956, this table still feels as fresh and relevant as ever. Small spaces that need a folding dining table that doesn’t look tacky or larger homes that are looking for makeshift seating will both benefit from this table. The beauty of the wood grain and unique design are unparalleled.
Small Folding Dining Table with Wheels: This compact table features 7 adjustable heights that range from 16.5″ to 29.1″. So with this design, you not only get an extendable dining table but a coffee table and desk as well. It can easily be moved from one room to the next with its wheels and its extension uses a Magic X-Tension mechanism that makes expansion a breeze.
Small Folding Dining Table with Folding Chairs: Or perhaps you prefer an extendable table in a warm wood finish? If that’s the case, this one is available in multiple colors, including the brown pictured. If you want to save even more space, consider pairing them with their matching folding chairs. While we understand some folding tables and chairs can feel cheap and unsubstantial, this modern set is anything but.
Small Modern Dining Table: A great buy for a small home on a budget. While this Mid-Century Modern dining table has no bells and whistles, it does offer a timeless style that will be able to ride any trend wave. Its clean lines and neutral coloring will meld well with the majority of decor styles and color palettes.
Small Mid Century Modern Kitchen Table: If you have a bit more space, you may want to consider a round Mid-Century Modern dining table that seats 4. Its round top makes it much less bulky than its square or rectangular counterparts. And its sunburst veneer top adds a subtle charm—the beauty really is in the details.
Small Extendable Dining Table: An extendable dining table like this walnut stunner from Copeland is always a fabulous choice if you need to pare down the size of your table. It offers a compact surface for everyday activities, while its extension ensures that your home can comfortably and instantly accommodate guests. Available in multiple colors. Worried about the environmental impact of your furniture? Copeland is always a safe choice. Copeland Furniture’s lumber all comes from within 500 miles of their factory in Vermont, thus reducing fossil fuel consumption and carbon dioxide emissions from transportation.
Small Faux Marble Dining Table with Black Legs: Granite can instantly add a luxurious feel to your kitchen. But we all know the real deal can get a little pricey. This small table offers the look of real granite, but without the price tag or weight. While you only get the table with this purchase—something the listing makes a little unclear—it is well worth it. Pair with leather bar chairs like shown, or go with a dramatic red or blue to incorporate a pop of color.
Saarinen Round Dining Table: Want all the luxury that comes with real stone? We can’t blame you! After all, that’s one reason we love this Saarinen dining table. Its simple pedestal base allows the intricacy of its white and grey marble top to take center stage with this piece—designer Eero Saarinen was a genius at creating expressive sculptural forms and this table is no exception. Marble not for you? This table is also available with other premium tabletops like wood veneer, laminate, and quartz.
Small Pedestal Dining Table with Marble Top: If you love the look of the Saarinen dining table, but it’s out of budget, this is a fantastic alternative. It has the same soft curves and organic shapes as the designer piece, but instead, it sports an oval faux marble top. Comfortably seats 4.
Small Glass Dining Table with Wood Legs: From lunch with a friend to quiet cup of coffee, this small glass table has you covered. Not to mention, if you save your coffee money for a few months, this table is within reach—it’s highly affordable. Encouraging Review: “This is a nice little glass dining table. It’s perfect for my small dining area. I love that it’s easy to clean. Assembly was extremely easy. I thought the price was very low for the great quality.”
Small Oval Dining Table: An oval dining table has a soft aesthetic like circular tables, but their oblong shape makes them more ideal to fit in narrow spaces. On this table, in particular, the hand-carved trestle base supports an oval top. The entire table is made from solid pine and completed in a distressed finish, giving it that highly sought-after cottage chic look. Worried about uneven floors? This table even offers adjustable feet, so you don’t have to worry about that dreaded wobble.
Small Rustic Dining Table: And if you prefer a small rustic table with clean lines, there is always this choice. Its minimalist design truly allows its texture and grain to take the limelight, it works in a formal or casual dining space, and it’s available in multiple colors. Want a fresh contemporary feel? Opt for White. Prefer something warm with a farmhouse vibe? Go for Brown.
Small Reclaimed Wood Dining Table: Another small table that is ideal for Farmhouse or rustic homes, although, it would suit a variety of decor styles. Seats up to 2 and according to reviews, also makes a great oversized end table.
Mel Red Dining Table: This sleek and skinny pedestal table lets its bold cherry red finish do the talking. A great statement piece for in front of a window, to tuck into a corner, or incorporate into an eat-in kitchen. However, depending on your decor, you may also prefer this table in Blue, White, or Black.
Small Colorful Dining Table: This Mid-Century Modern silhouette sets itself apart from the crowd with its multi-colored tabletop. A simple trick to match colored chairs to this table without clashing is to pick a shade already found in the tabletop. Yellow, red, purple, and turquoise are all great options. Want the table to take center stage? Pair with neutral colored chairs like black or white.
Small Folding Dining Table Set: If you hate matching a table to chairs, then give this set a whirl. Not only is the folding table and chairs space-conscious, but it also has padded seats for extra comfort and easy lock legs. The ideal occasional set to use for everything from accommodating kids on Thanksgiving to casual game nights with friends.
Small Dining Table with Metal Base: A scrolling metal base and polished wood top give this option an elegant appeal that is sure to elevate any room. Encouraging Review: “I absolutely love this table, and it works perfectly with some old stools I had. Very easy to assemble. The table top has several shades of brown you can work with.”
Dining Table for Small Apartment: Wedge stools that perfectly tuck under this table make it the ultimate space-saving solution. With no protruding chairs while not in use, it is far less likely to overwhelm a space or feel cluttered. Made from solid wood and faux leather.
Narrow Dining Table for Small Spaces: Push up against a wall to seat 2 or pull it out to fit 4, this narrow dining table option is all about versatility. Since its counter height, it also makes for a stylish makeshift island. So not only does it provide dining space and extra seating, but it can also boost your food prep area. Want to cultivate a glamorous aesthetic? Try this table in White and Gold. Prefer a potent punch of contrast? Consider Black and White.
Small Rectangular Dining Table with Stools: Similar to the last table, this counter height table is a great contender for narrow spaces. It will give any space a rustic touch and it can be easily converted to a serve-yourself cocktail table for get-togethers.
Dining Table for Small Kitchen: A master at functionality, this multi-purpose option is a steal. Storage, a towel rack, seating, style… it has a little bit of everything. Pop the stools out for a quick breakfast or tuck them in to extend your counter space. When used as a food prep surface, it can keep all your tools in arm’s length—hand towels to the right, knives and other tools in the drawers. All you need to bring over is the cutting board!
Small Thin Rectangular Dining Table: This dining table is minimal and contemporary with its clean lines and white finish. It features a slim width to preserve floor space while still offering the length to seat up to 3. Low on space? Consider pushing it against a wall. Also available in Walnut or Grey.
Small Trestle Dining Table: If you don’t have room for a formal dining area, a sofa table might the just the solution you need. Its slim profile and neutral coloring ensure it will meld well with most decor. All you need to do is pair with your choice or bar stools or pub stools to help define its aesthetic. Seats up to 2.
Small Ikea Dining Table: Another simple and affordable option brought to you by IKEA. Its solid wood build and easy clean surface make it great to stand up to wear and tear, especially wonderful for homes with children. Plus, pine is a material that tends to age gracefully, getting more character and charm with age—making your table all the more unique!
Small White Dining Table: This small white dining table offers the perfect blank canvas to build any style upon. Pictured, you can see a coastal vibe cultivated using bamboo and rattan chairs. Want a more classic look? Pair with wood chairs. Or maybe a bit of luxurious color? Try colored velvet chairs.
Small Wood Outdoor Dining Table Set: Small dining tables aren’t just great for indoors, they can breathe life into your outdoor space too. This set has a water-resistant structure made for Acacia wood and powder-coated metal. It includes a round table and 4 chairs, making it ideal for everything from sitting by the pool to cocktails on the patio. It even has an umbrella hole so you can block out the sun’s harsh rays or simply make sure it doesn’t rain on your outdoor relaxation time.
Small Metal Dining Table Set: This cast aluminum small dining set is not only durable, but it can add a bit of vintage flair to any outdoor space with its blooming flower design. Available with multiple colors of cushions, so you don’t have to worry about matching your decor. We recommend red for a romantic vibe reminiscent of the small outdoor cafes found in Paris
Small Bar Height Outdoor Dining Table: And last, but certainly not least, there is this small outdoor bar. Its wicker build makes it lightweight and durable, while its glass top gives it a touch of elegance and ensures it is easy to clean. It has a simple parsons style table paired with 6 stools lined with plush removable cushions. Great for everything from outdoor BBQs to socializing poolside. Also available in Black and White.