In some homes, a formal dining room is seldomly used but I suspect my favorite dining rooms featured below have witnessed many an entertaining dinner party, countless lingering meals and indelible memories. Breaking bread with friends and family is ultimately a nourishing occasion – figuratively and literally.
This was surely the case in my favorite dining rooms selected here.
Dramatic simplicity seems incongruent but is perfectly conveyed in this striking dining room. Although not featured in this photo, spectacular water views also elevated the setting for exquisite meals here.
This vintage Grove home gave a nod to the past with its character-filled wood floors and vintage photographs while tipping its hat to modern sensibilities with it contemporary chairs and paired down surroundings.
This colorful dining room was cheery and inviting without taking itself too seriously as was evidenced by the playful goldfish fabric on the parson chairs.
With its wood clad ceiling and park-like views, this regal Coral Gables dining room evokes a warm elegance.
This Coconut Grove penthouse in Grove Isle was expertly updated. The dining room exuded an understated elegance which allowed the stunning water and city views to join guests for dinner.