Best Budget-Friendly: Console Sofa Tables End Table Computer Desk Coffee Snack Console Tables

Yes, console tables can get rather pricey—but there is good news! We found a good quality table that doesn’t break the bank. Homecho’s console table isn’t anything fancy (there are no drawers or extra shelves), but it does the trick. 

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What We Liked

• Easy to assemble if you have a drill.

• Sleek design.

• Affordable.

• Sturdy.

What Needs Work

• Yes, you need a drill. The top doesn’t have pre-drilled holes.

• Installation requires carefully lining up the top to the base so its square.

• No drawers or second shelf.

Best Black Console Table: Convenience Concepts Oxford 1 Drawer Console Table

Many console tables have a natural wood or barn wood look . . . but what if you just want a black console table? In that case, we liked Convenience Concepts Oxford console table. This table is a reader favorite—folks like the single long drawer with matching knobs. 

What We Liked


• Nice color fits well with most decor.

• Long drawer hides away clutter.

• Affordable.

What Needs Work

• Little actual storage space in drawer. 

• Assembly could be easier. More than one reader told us this console table took some time and effort to assemble.

Best Narrow Console Table: HOOBRO Console Table 47.2” Narrow Sofa Table with Shelf

Narrow entry ways can present a problem when shopping for a console tables, as many tables are about 12″ wide. If space is a challenge, we recommend HOOBRO’s console table. Good quality and narrow width (8.7″).

What We Liked

• Easy to assemble.

• Fits nicely in narrow spaces.

• Looks more expensive than it is.

• Great for entryways or behind a sofa.

• Bottom shelf can hold up to 22 lbs.

• Top shelf can hold up to 44 lbs.

• Affordable.

What Needs Work

• Lower weight capacity than other tables we researched.

• Directions were hard to follow.

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