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20 Dining sets that are perfect for apartments


Stretch your legs

CB2 twig dining table

Avoid unintentionally playing footsie with other dinner guests by getting a small table that lets you stretch out. The skinny legs of this twig dining table were inspired by twigs on a tree. Not only is it a chic design, but it allows you to stretch your legs out. (, $399)


Adjust it

Home decorations adjustable table

This cozy industrial adjustable-height table has vintage charm with modern flexibility. The height adjusts from 30 to 42 inches. (, $479)


Get schooled

Worldmartket cafeteria table

Reminisce about your days in school with this cafeteria table. With built-in swivel stools and a combination of wood and metal finishes, it’s guaranteed to be the cool table. (, $799)


Pub style

World Market pub style table

If you like hosting lots of informal get-togethers, consider getting a pub table. The high height is great for drinks and mingling. (, $280)


Drop-leaf with storage

Pottery Bark Drop Leaf table

This drop-leaf kitchen table with pass-through storage expands to seat up to four people when both the sides are up. It works as a console table when the leaves are down, for more versatility. (, $499)


Small and sleek

Ethan Allen glass top table

If a small space is feeling claustrophobic, a small, glass-topped table can visually open up the space. The tapered legs on this piece are a nod to midcentury style. (, $849)


Sophisticated pedestal

Anthrologie galvanized table

Tuck this gorgeous galvanized pedestal table into your kitchen corner and pretend you’re at a hip bistro. Small details on the burnished zinc top and a wooden base give this small table a big design boost. (, $1,298)


Doubles as console

Wayfair dining table

If you only occasionally need a dining table for guests, check out this slick high-gloss table. It transforms from a slim console to a full dining table with room for four. (, $360)


Eat-in kitchen

Potterybarn kictchen cart

For small apartments without a separate dining room, a movable kitchen island can be a casual spot to eat while pulling double duty as extra counter space. (, $1,699)


Expand your space

Drop leaft table from Macy's

This modern drop-down table can sit against the wall for everyday meals in tight quarters, but easily expands to make room for surprise dinner guests. (, $529-$829 includes chairs)

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