Try a round table: A compact round table usually seats more people than a rectangular one, and it can fit into tight corners. Kens' table (shown in the first photo above) is an extra-space-saving vintage Danish modern Hans Olsen dining set.
Need a more functional family room? Put a console or sofa table behind your couch / sectional with some stools. you can eat, drink and be merry! (Shown TV above stone fireplace and Sherwin Williams Pewter Tankard on back wall)