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 family room usually they either have remotes or flowers on them. There are several other practical functions for these tables that happen to be often overlooked. The living room is the perfect place for families to come together which is why it is important to have a very common table in yours. We all know that this is harder to achieve than one would think, although often people desire sitting and eating at the dining room table as a family.