Living room tables, also called buffet tables, are not just for decoration, these tables have multiple uses. Whenever you come across a table in the living room usually they either have remotes or flowers on them. There are several other practical functions for these tables that are often overlooked. The living room is the perfect destination for families to come together which is why it is important to have a common table in yours. Often people dream of sitting and eating at the dining room table as a family, but we all know that is harder to obtain than one would think.