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 area usually they either have remotes or flowers on them. There are several other practical purposes of these tables that are often overlooked. The living room is the perfect spot for families to come together which is why it is important to use a common table in yours. Often people dream of eating and sitting at the dining area table as a family, but we all know that this is harder to accomplish than one would think.