Modern Dining Tables- Because the dining table is where the family gets together. Finding the right dining table for family and friends is important. A good table can last decades — it can even be passed down from generation to generation. Besides being practical, a dining table also sets the mood of the space:.A glass or lightly stained wooden set for four has an informal, casual feel, while a formal table for 8 or more evokes sophistication and formality. As you get ready to purchase a new one, consider what works for you and your family . We have a variety of dining tables to meet your needs.