if you're looking for a great piece of furniture for the family area, family area tables are a great way to look. They are usually very sleek, and don't fill up a substantial amount of room, and come in a vast array of designs and styles. There are a lot of great urban styles that are sure to blend with your home if your home is on the modern side. If you prefer the classic antique look, there are great rustic, traditional, or shabby chic styles that appear great in any home. If you know where to look, especially if you look online, you can get discount buffet tables. The great thing about these tables is that they typically don't take up much floor area, and yet offer great counter or serving space while entertaining guests.