A dining room should be a place where you can spend time every day and not get tired of your surroundings. Where the space is beautiful and welcoming for friends and family, but never detracts from the conversations or the food. The 25 dining rooms in this roundup are each beautiful and sleek with design elements that bring out the flavor in the home and foster memorable evenings.

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When you bring greenery into a dining room, like here, you automatically turn your senses to the fresh and leafy possibilities of every meal while allowing guests to actually breathe fresher air.

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Simplicity is key in this dining room, with natural light that makes it a natural choice for breakfast and leisurely brunch.

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The way that this low, dark table is almost a mirror image of the elevated kitchen shelving gives this modern dining area a bit of a twisted Alice in Wonderland feel.

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As we see time and time again, it is hard to go wrong with molded chairs inspired by Eames. Here, the white version gives this dining table a light, bright, feminine feel. The table is ready for lemonade and macarons.

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Of course, not everyone needs the space of a formal dining table. Take a page from this book and stick with five chairs and a round table for a more intimate affair.

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Something about upholstered dining chairs and sea views just speaks of luxury. This space is perhaps not the most unique, but it would be a perfect beachside retreat.

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Here, country chic is married to hipster cool at this dining table/breakfast bar. Careful splashes of color give the whole open space a youthful bounce.

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This dining room manages to feel both unfinished and completely polished. Perfect for a host that never wants guests to get too comfortable.

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The unique wooden chairs here play nicely with the wooden wall design on the opposing wall. An open floor plan makes these kinds of complements necessary.

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In another take on a similar design, different color options give the room a different atmosphere.

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Some homeowners simply prefer their dinner served cold. And there is nothing quite so cold as a long table with just two chairs.

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When you attach a dining table to a kitchen counter, you immediately create a convivial, celebratory spirit in a small space.

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The mid century inspiration is clear in this design, from the slightly mod dining chairs to the gray upholstered sofa.

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Another entry for Eames chairs, these with an unmistakable red poppy color that is just about as joyful as chairs should be.

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For some, this much beige is boring. For others, its a soothing retreat.

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A small table in a cozy white kitchen is quaint, simple, and perfectly fine.

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With a bit of inspiration from an artist’s loft, this messy dining table looks to be just as comfortable cover in canvases as crudite.

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An indoor/outdoor kitchen is a dream come true for those in warm climates (or those who are just tired of setting off the smoke alarm).

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Freshly renovated industrial spaces make for dining rooms that are easily swallowed up by vaulted ceilings. This glass table is happy to blend right in.

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Not so much a dining room as a bistro table in the corner, this space is highly European and oh-so-chic.

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With such a wine collection in full view, who could say no to another glass at this table?

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So much sun from every direction. It would be hard to leave this breakfast table with its trendy bohemian style.

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On the other end of the spectrum is this nearly futuristic space with chairs that pop and sleek, monochromatic design

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The room divider in this tiny dining room means you can watch TV or tune it out easily while you eat your cereal.

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Finally, a simple and spacious dining room design that would make every family eager to sit down together.

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