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Looking for the best coffee table with storage to complement your living room storage needs? Choose from our top-rated picks.
► Our #1 choice: this square coffee table.
If extra storage is what you’re looking for, look no further because we’ve piled up a list of the best coffee tables out there for this. These coffee tables often need more room compared to others, but one of them could be the perfect fit for you.
These units aren’t just for storage but for decor style too. Whether it’s vintage or modern, this list will certainly provide the necessary ideas you need for your one-of-a-kind coffee table.
How to choose the best coffee tables with storage?
Before going shopping, you might want to check up on these features first:
- Storage – it’s the number one feature to consider. How big or small the items to store is important.
- Mobility, as some units are bulky and you might want an extra pair of hands when moving it from one place to another.
- The length – it depends on the size of your couch.
But it’s not all that pretty. As part of our extensive research, we’ve stumbled upon some common caveats as well.
Consider the following flaws, too, just in case:
- How to build it as some units might be too difficult for one person to handle.
- Some coffee tables have strong chemical smells (though this is minor.)
- The height – not mostly considered as most coffee tables are low but you’ll never know if you need a higher surface.
- Resistance to wear and tear.
Square Coffee Table
This is our editor’s #1 choice. Yes, it’s open storage, but there’s plenty of room, and you can use baskets. The overall look and feel are top of the trend.
It looks so good in any place, and you can’t beat it for the size and price. It takes no more than 30 minutes to put together — it is straightforward. It can make a living room look so much better with a lovely finish, clean and nice look. Most importantly, it has a roomy storage shelf for more than a few books. The square shape is the most efficient storage design.
Pros: large storage shelf; very nice finish; sturdy table in a modern look; great for living room storage; affordable; easy to assemble.
Cons: it is a bit lower than the average couch; the corners have a sharp edge.
Rustic Coffee Table
This rustic box-looking table is made of pine wood that looks stunning with the vintage appeal. The smooth top accommodates most items and can provide spacious storage when opened. It’s also easy to assemble.
Pros: made of pine veneers, pinewood, and engineered wood; dual lid tabletop with easy access to the storage space; nice and heavy, feels substantial; the non-tray side opens wide to allow storage of about four queen-sized quilts.
Cons: the color description is inaccurate; the chemical smell is strong.
Coffee Table with Lift Top
This table has four drawers and a lif-top mechanism that works really well. The unit is engineered wood and covered in veneer in an elegant finish. It has a classic look with extra decorative knobs – excellent for family spaces. The drawers and hidden storage compartment provide a lot of space.
Pros: sturdy and quality-looking manufactured wood; lots of great storage; smooth and sturdy lifting mechanism that doesn’t slam shut and is easy to lift.
Cons: the closed lift-top isn’t completely flat.
Wood Coffee Table
The appearance might be slightly different in the picture, but it’s a minor issue compared to what it can offer. It is created with the finest quality solid wood, and it includes two functional bottom drawers and an open shelf for display.
Pros: 2 drawers to provide ample storage; an open shelf that provides additional storage; it is a well-designed piece of furniture; all of the pre-drilled holes aligned properly, and assembly is easy.
Cons: color is a bit inaccurate in the picture shown in the advertisement.
Round Coffee Table
A Classic table with a 3D mesh design on top, this easy-to-build coffee table includes a spacious bottom for your extra items. It can support up to 300 lbs, and it’s very sturdy (it doesn’t shake.)
Pros: a classical industrial style that could suit any decor; clear instructions for installation – easy to put together; it has a second layer shelf which provides spacious space for living room supplies; very sturdy.
Cons: The top layer is thin (almost like wallpaper) material over wood.
Low Coffee Table
It takes some effort to assemble this coffee table, but using it will be comfortable and fun once done. It’s versatile with a spacious drawer and an open shelf. Perfect for living rooms, lounge areas, and recreational places.
Pros: open storage unit and a sliding drawer for holding and organizing stuff; great quality with an actual wood veneer; minimalistic look and very functional; doesn’t take a lot of space.
Cons: it scratches easily; a bit hard to assemble.
Coffee Table with Drawers
This coffee table can be used for years to come as it is water and shock-resistant and has four strong legs built of durable MDF and high-pressure laminate (you can choose from espresso or white finish). The four roomy drawers can store heavy items.
Pros: quality farmhouse coffee table; water and impact-resistant; smooth full metal roller slide for easy drawer pulling; made from durable engineered wood for stable and strong support; has a lot of storage.
Cons: a little difficult to assemble.
Rectangle Coffee Table
A simple table that is perfect for kids. Easy to build and has plenty of extra space underneath. It is best to pair it with a matching side table to complete your living room set.
Pros: easy to assemble and comes with straightforward instructions; very sturdy if tightened up correctly; great buy if you are looking for a farmhouse feel; it does not wobble at all.
Cons: the color of the actual table is a lot more bright (almost white with gray wash) than light gray.
Chest Coffee Table
You might think there’s treasure inside, but this is just a coffee table. It’s ready-made. There is no need to assemble it, and just like a real treasure chest, it can store plenty of things inside. Just don’t bury it.
Pros: no assembly required; ready for instant enjoyment in your home; very sturdy and has a nice-looking design; the lid closes slowly so it won’t slam your fingers.
Cons: the lid doesn’t stay up on its own.
Coffee Table with Wheels
Portability is the name of the game when it comes to this coffee table. It has wheels to move it anywhere you like. It’s made in a vintage walnut finish with a drawer and an open shelf for extra space.
Pros: caster wheels easily move the table; it is well constructed, neither too big nor too small for an apartment.
Cons: the table is made of particleboard, making it prone to wear and tear.
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