A dining room table is one of the most versatile pieces of furniture you can own. Whether hosting a fancy dinner party or covered in piles of junk mail (no judgment), your dining room table should be a reliable home staple that will last your family for years to come.
While a large furniture purchase is definitely an investment, there’s no need to break the bank to find a dining table you’ll love. We’ve rounded up our favorite pieces under $1,000 in styles ranging from midcentury modern to rustic farmhouse. For more inspiration, check out these dining room ideas from our home tour column, House Calls.
Rivet Industrial Hairpin Dining Table
Amazon | $499
This pick from Amazon’s in-house midcentury modern furniture brand, Rivet, combines a walnut-finish hardwood top with metal hairpin legs which, according to reviews, are much sturdier than they look.
Chesapeake Extendable Dining Table
AllModern | $469.99
For a flip on the metallic/wood trend, this table from AllModern has a silver-finish top with a natural wooden base.
Aqua Virgo Burl Dining Table
CB2 | $699
Inject some Italian glamour into your home with this elegant modern table finished in hi-gloss burl veneer. See how an Indianapolis couple styles this piece in their new-build home.
Mid-Century Expandable Dining Table
West Elm | $559-$899
This versatile table comes in three sizes and can seat up to eight or 10. It’s ideal for people who love to entertain but don’t have a ton of space. And, of course, it looks perfect in a midcentury home.
Belham Living Magnus Extension Table with Metal Base
Hayneedle | $530.90
A table with an easily accessible extension leaf is a good investment if you do a lot of hosting.
Adams Extendable Dining Table
Wayfair | $282.99
For smaller spaces, a dining table that does double duty is a smart choice. This one from Wayfair doubles as a console table when not in use.
Galvin Cafeteria Table
World Market | $799.99
Seating is built into this whimsical retro cafeteria-style table, with stools that swivel underneath for easy storage.
Tolix Marais Four-Seater Dining Table
Design Within Reach | $995
This industrial metal table from French designer Xavier Pauchard pairs well with his distinctive Marais A cafe chairs, both designed for Tolix.
Fuze Grey Dining Table
CB2 | $999
If you’re going for an industrial or Brutalist look, you can’t get much more industrial than a solid slab of marble, granite, stone and natural fibers. CB2 compares it to Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater.
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