Commercial Tables

Read about commercial tables, their types and role they play in the restaurant. Find out how to choose the right ones for your establishment and not to mistake.
Commercial Tables

With a choice of designs including wooden tables, glass tables, granite tables and so much more, you can match the exact décor your restaurant has now, or you can venture into a completely new direction. You will decide as there are many types of table to choose from.

Commercial table bases and table tops come in many different styles and price ranges. They are usually sold separately. That’s why, table tops are not predrilled on the underside for table base attachment. Remember, that the right combination of sizes of tables in a restaurant can decrease wait time for customers and can maximize seating capacity and profit.

The traffic flow plan of patrons and wait-staff, adequate aisle space and safety requirements are also key factors in designing a dining space. If tables are attached to the wall or floor wheel chair accessible restaurant table areas must be provided.

Table top size determines what type and how many table supports will be needed. Commercial table tops with laminated plastic horizontal surfaces are made with a 1 1/8" 45 lb. high density industrial particle board core. The particleboard core is laminated on top with .042" thick decorative high pressure plastic laminate and on the bottom with a .025" phenolic balance/backing sheet.

Commercial TablesThe vertical edges of basic restaurant tables can be handled in a variety of economical ways. And table edge selection decisions depend on budget, function, durability and design criteria appearance. Laminated plastic and vinyl "T" molding are the most popular and least costly Restaurant Table Top edges. Besides, grooved polished aluminum table edges and natural, wood table edges can be affordable options.

Table bases made with steel columns, cast iron bottoms, cast iron or steel top "spiders" held together with threaded steel rods are the workhorse standard in the restaurant industry. Most basic restaurant table bases shown here require some simple assembly. No special tools or skills are required.

Those table bases made with steel columns, cast iron bottoms, cast iron or steel top "spiders" held together with threaded steel rods are the workhorse standard in the restaurant industry. Besides, standard table bases can be used in combination to support large or unusually shaped table tops. However, there is no substitute for common sense. Never use a restaurant style pedestal base that is too small to support your table top.



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