No matter how small your apartment, there will probably come a time when you'll want to entertain. And whether it's a dinner party or simple cocktails, having an extra table stashed away can be ever so helpful. The folding tables on this list are various sizes — small enough for poker games and little soirees to large enough for dinner for eight.
• Cosco Folding Table from Target $72.99 – A simple wood card table that could stand in for dining in a pinch.
• Flip-Top Table from Crate & Barrel $99.95 – It might require a little more space for storing, but this table is super cute so it could even be left in the corner of a room.
• Height Adjustable Color Top Folding Table from Hertz Furniture – Since it's height adjustable, you could use this table as buffet when set up at it's highest.
• BOLLÖ from IKEA $49.99 – Well of course everybody's favorite Swedish retailer is going to have a great folding table!
• Folding Buffet Table from Frontgate $345 – Although intended for outdoors, this 60" long table would be great for indoor dinner parties, too.
• Portable Folding Picnic Table from Spiderlegs $179 – When folded, this table/bench combo fits into the included carrying case.
• Outdoor Folding Picnic Table w/ Benches from School Outfitters $89.99 – The stools included with this table tuck into the table top when not in use.
• Martha Stewart Living Craft Space Collapsible Craft Table from Home Decorators Collection $499 – Slightly more expensive and not exactly slim when folded, this table is great for its casters and included storage.
• 6' Folding Melamine Banquet Tables from Staples $69.99 – The classic big folding table you may have seen in church basements and school cafeterias.
• Crawford 38 in. Adjustable Folding Sawhorse from Home Depot $29.97/each – Just add a top to create your own version of West Elm's cute collapsible table that is no longer available.
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