Great tasting coffee at home starts with good quality coffee and the right equipment. But some coffee gear can be a big investment, which is why we’ve thoroughly tested coffee brewers, espresso machines, cold brew makers, and more so we can tell you which ones you should spend your cash on.
What may (and we say may) be even better than a good cup of coffee is getting great deals on the best gear. So, we rounded up our favorite coffee-related sales happening right now.
OXO Brew Conical Burr Coffee Grinder
Normally $100, Now $80
This grinder nabbed our pick for “Best Grinder For Everyday Coffee Drinkers” due to its great value. It offers solid grind consistency and is easy to use, making it an excellent pick for people who only brew with an automatic coffee maker or are upgrading to a burr grinder for the first time.
OXO Brew 8-Cup Coffee Maker
Normally $200, Now $160
The 8-cup model from OXO has unique features that make it a standout, like a drip tray and a smaller filter basket insert. In our testing, this coffee maker delivered precise temperature stability paired with a unique showerhead that evenly saturated all of the coffee. It's a favorite of Serious Eats staffers.
Breville Bambino Plus Espresso Machine
Normally $500, Now $400
It's impressive how much Breville was able to fit into this small machine. Even with its minimal footprint, the Bambino Plus includes an automated steam wand and programmable settings. It's an accessible machine for anyone looking to try home espresso. And as we said in our review, "it’s almost more difficult to make a bad espresso drink with this machine than it is to make a good one." The brushed stainless steel option is the discounted offering, with $100 off.
Baratza Encore Conical Burr Coffee Grinder
Normally $160, Now $135
Our favorite budget coffee grinder performs nearly as well as our top pick and features the same powerful motor that grinds coffee uniformly. It can also be upgraded with a higher-quality burr set for even more precision. It’s a workhorse grinder that, thanks to its replaceable burrs, will last you a very long time.Continue to 5 of 17 below.
Ratio Six Coffee Maker
Normally $365, Now $295 at Amazon and Ratio Coffee
The Ratio Six brewed the best tasting coffee, hands down, of the eight auto drip models we tested. It has amazing temperature stability, a unique sprayhead that evenly saturates the coffee bed, and delivers a full batch of coffee in just six minutes. And, right now, the white model is $70 off on Amazon, while all colors are on sale on the Ratio Coffee website.
Espro French Press Everyday P3
Normally $65, Now $40
We really liked how silky and smooth the coffee from this French press during our testing. The dual-wall mesh filter strained out more grit than any other model. This allows the user to experiment with finer grinds, dialing in the perfect brew without worrying about extra silt.
Fellow Stagg EKG Electric Pour-Over Kettle
Normally $195, Now $146 at Fellow
If its comfortable weighted handle and angled pouring spout weren't enough, the Stagg EKG truly delivers on temperature precision. It was our top pick for electric gooseneck kettle and the temperature can be set down to the degree. We love it for pourover coffee, and its variable temperature makes it an ideal choice for loose leaf tea as well.
Gaggia Classic Pro Espresso Machine
Normally $450, Now $425
We were impressed by the quality of the espresso shots from this machine during our testing of 13 models. It’s quick to heat, has consistent pressure, and features a commercial 58-millimeter portafilter which makes it easy to swap in professional parts. With a just a few tips and tricks the Gaggia Classic Pro took our top pick for espresso enthusiasts.
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Timemore C2 Max Manual Grinder
Normally $110, Now $80
More compact than our top pick, this handheld coffee grinder is a great, low-cost option for travelers who want to brew on the road without sacrificing coffee quality. Its textured body was easy to hold while grinding, and it delivered a precision grind that nearly matched our favorite electronic grinder.
Hario V60 Insulated Stainless Steel Server
Normally $53, Now $46
A highlight from our coffee gift guide, this insulated carafe lets you brew your pourovers directly into it and keeps your coffee hot for hours. It has a large, 27-ounce capacity for when you want to share coffee with a friend.
Ember Smart Mug 2
Normally $130, Now $100 at Amazon, Target, and Best Buy
While this isn't our favorite temperature control mug from Ember, it's still very good. It keeps coffee hot and has an intuitive app—we don't think you'll be disappointed by it.
Spinn Pro Coffee Maker
Normally $980, Now $880 at Amazon
We tested this all-in-one coffee maker for an upcoming review, and were impressed by its fully automated grinding and brewing. While the coffee quality was slightly lower than what would expect from a standard espresso machine or drip brewer, the Spinn can also produce a variety of iced coffee styles that exceeded our expectations. Every coffee brews in under 60 seconds using its unique centrifuge brewing chamber, which completely reimagines how coffee is normally brewed. It's a great alternative to capsule style machines, or for people who want one-touch brewing.Continue to 13 of 17 below.
OXO BREW Precision Scale with Timer
Normally $56, Now $49
We recommend everyone use a scale when brewing coffee (for weighing beans, pourovers, and more). This coffee scale is our budget-friendly recommendation and we found it to be the most intuitive to use of the eight models we tested.
Zojirushi SM-SA36-BA Stainless Steel Vacuum-Insulated Mug, 20oz
Normally $40, Now $26
If you want a mug that keeps coffee hot-hot-hot, then the Zojirushi is it. It aced our temperature retention tests and has a locking mechanism on its lid to prevent any accidental spills.
OXO Compact Cold Brew Coffee Maker
Normally $35, Now $27
Our favorite cold brew maker is $8 off. We loved its cork stopper, small, storable stature, and how simple it was use (add grounds to the canister, wait, set it on top of the glass carafe, and then watch it drain).
Coffee Gator 34-Ounce French Press Coffee Maker
Normally $55, Now $33
The Coffee Gator French press had excellent thermal stability, which made it a budget pick for in our French press and cold brew maker reviews. It’s a sturdy brewer with a dual filter system that made a great cup of coffee. Plus, it’s available in four different colors (though the gray one is the most discounted).Continue to 17 of 17 below.
1Zpresso JX Manual Coffee Grinder
Normally $140, Now $130
This model was the fastest handheld coffee grinder we tested, featuring a dual ball bearing handle that was smooth and a cinch to crank. Its grind settings were easy to adjust and clearly marked, earning it our top overall pick.
When should I look for coffee equipment deals?
Major shopping holidays (Black Friday, Cyber Monday, Prime Day) will likely have some great coffee equipment deals.
Are there Black Friday coffee maker deals?
Yes! Our favorite automatic drip coffee maker, French press, espresso machine, and more were on sale for Black Friday.