Our Top Choice
Breville Vertuo Coffee & Espresso Machine
Breville, founded in 1932, became a household name in Australia after the launch of the first sandwich toaster. Now, they manufacture a huge range of small kitchen appliances.
Makes 2 cup sizes. Uses patented Centrifusion technology, spins at 7000rpm. Free welcome set of capsules. Includes milk frother. Auto capsule recognition changes settings.
Some isolated complaints that it’s not hot enough.
40-ounce water tank
Black, chrome, red, titan
8oz and 1.35oz
Yes after 9 minutes
8.3 x 11.91 x 11.93” / 10.85lbs
Hamilton Beach 2-Way Coffee Brewer
Hamilton Beach has made a household name for themselves in the small kitchen appliance industry. Their products include blenders, mixers, waffle makers, coffee makers and more.
2-in-1 machine. Makes single serve and whole pot coffee. Uses grinds or pods. Single serve fits a 14oz travel mug. Height adjustable. Large 12-cup carafe.
Some complaints of leaking water.
14oz single/12-cup carafe
Makes whole pot
13.9 x 12.23 x 11.08”
SharkNinja Coffee Bar System
Ninja is a SharkNinja brand, manufacturing high-quality, stylish and innovative small home appliances and cleaning products. From blenders to coffee makers, they’ve got your covered.
Stylish black, chrome and glass design. 10-cup carafe. Also makes single serve. Built in milk frother. Multiple coffee settings. Multiple brew sizes. Warming plate.
Some customers have had a problem cleaning the machine.
Black, chrome and glass
6 cup sizes
Yes after 2 hours
11.34 x 15 x 16.34” / 12.7lbs
Cuisinart 14-Cup Coffee Maker
Cuisinart is a global brand, manufacturing small home appliances and kitchen products that help you to “savor the good life”. This of course includes high-end coffee makers.
Simple design. Easy to use. Large 14-cup carafe. Programmable timer. Self-cleaning. Can make 1-4 cups too. Keep warm temp control. Auto shut off.
Some suggest the durability of the machine is not up to usual Cuisinart standards.
Up to 14 cups
White, silver or copper
1-4 cup options or up to 14
Yes 0-4 hours
9 x 7.75 x 14”
Mr. Coffee Switch Coffee Maker
Mr. Coffee is focused solely on brewing excellent coffee and providing you with the specialized and functional machines to do it yourself right from home.
Small, compact and portable. Auto pause button. Simple to use. Dual water window. Removable filter basket. Stain resistant warming plate. Choose 4 or 5 cup model.
Carafe has a narrow top which can be difficult when cleaning.
4 or 5 cups
Black or white
7.16 x 6.37 x 9.64” / 3.04lbs