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 plenty of other practical functions for these tables which might be often overlooked. The living room is the perfect location for families to come together which is why it is important to have a very common table in yours. Often people dream of eating and sitting at the dining area table as a family, but we all know that it is harder to get than one would think.