The small home can still have room to sit down for dinner. One furnishing that can help is a small pedestal table:

The center support allows chairs to pull up snug and the circular shape gives you more tabletop bang for your square footage buck. Here are a few we like (beginning with the second image above):

  • 36" Saarinen Style Tulip Dining Table, $399 at Amazon
  • BILLSTA cafe table, $199 at IKEA

Related: Eating In: Square Bar Tables for Small Kitchens

(Images: House Beautiful, Room & Board, Amazon, Crate & Barrel, IKEA)