20 Best Electric & Manual Coffee Grinders: Review 2013/2014

This Review examines 20 Coffee Grinders (15 Electric & 5 Manual / Hand-Operated) which we consider the best value for money in years 2013 & 2014. They are divided into the following 4 categories:

  • Top-of-the-Range Products
  • Mid-Range Products
  • Budget Products
  • Manual Products

Best 5 Top-of-the-Range Electric Coffee Grinders

Product / Criteria
Gaggia MDF Grinder
Baratza Vario Ceramic Burr Coffee Grinder
Baratza Virtuoso Coffee Grinder 586
Breville BCG800XL Smart Grinder Coffee Machine
Rancilio Rocky Doserless Coffee Grinder
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Our score53421 (Best)
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User Rating*4.0 out of 53.9 out of 54.1 out of 54.1 out of 54.4 out of 5
No of Reviews*60+ Reviews20+ Reviews40+ Reviews370+ Reviews70+ Reviews
Grind options34 grind settings230 grind settings40 grind settings25 grind settings55 grind settings
Power120-Watts240-Watts480-Watts165-Watts166-Watts
Features8-ounce coffe container, 10-ounces beens container, temperred steel grinding burrsceramic burrs, one touch dosing, ground coffee collection & espresso collection binsceramic burrs, timer switch for repeatable timeauto-calibrate dosing, grinding into expresso bin, stainless steel conical burrs, BPA-Freetemperred steel burrs, UV-resistant bean hopper, 0.5 pound of coffee beens
Shipping Weight10 pounds14 pounds9.6 pounds10 pounds17 pounds

Best 5 Mid-Range Electric Coffee Grinders

Product / Criteria
KitchenAid Pro Line Series Burr Coffee Mill, Onyx Black
Bodum Bistro Electric Burr Coffee Grinder
Breville BCG450XL Conical Burr Grinder
KRUPS GX610050 Professional Die Cast Conical Burr Coffee Grinder
Cuisinart CBM-18N Programmable Conical Burr Mill
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Our score21 (Best)453
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User Rating*4.0 out of 54.1 out of 53.7 out of 53.4 out of 53.8 out of 5
No of Reviews*210+ Reviews700+ Reviews390+ Reviews30+ Reviews100+ Reviews
Grind options15 grind settings14 grind settings10 grind settings20 grind settings18 grind settings
Power150-Watts160-Watts165-Watts150-Watts125-Watts
Featuresstainless steel burrs7.8oz bean hopper capacity, durable steel burrs, borosilicate glass ground coffee containers, 4 colorsmetal conical burrs, 1/2 pound (5oz) bean hopper, variable timer for 10 to 30 secondsconical/replacable metal burs, 8oz bean hopper with lidBPA-Free, 1/2 pound bean hopper, conical burr grinder
Shipping Weight13 pounds5 pounds5 pounds9 pounds5 pounds

Best 5 Budget Electric Coffee Grinders

Product / Criteria
Capresso Infinity Conical Burr Grinders
Krups 203 Electric Coffee Grinder with Stainless-Steel Blades
Hamilton Beach 80365 Custom Grind Hands-Free Coffee Grinder
Melitta Coffee Grinder
Mr. Coffee IDS77-NP Electric Coffee Grinder
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Our score1 (Best)3425
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User Rating*4.2 out of 54.4 out of 53.9 out of 54.3 out of 53.5 out of 5
No of Reviews*1610+ Reviews1960+ Reviews520+ Reviews100+ Reviews530+ Reviews
Grind options16 grind settingstime dependant5 grind settings3 grind settings3 grind settings
Power100-Watts200-Watts150-Watts150-Watts150-Watts
Features8.5oz beans hopper, 4oz ground containerstainless steel blades, cuts also nuts, spices and grainsremovable grinding chamber, cuts also spicesremovable grinding chamber, hidden cord storage removable grinding chamber, hidden cord storage, wide upper collar
Shipping Weight5 pounds2 pounds2 pounds2 pounds2 pounds

Best 5 Manual Coffee Grinders

Product / Criteria
Kyocera Ceramic Coffee Grinder
Hario Coffee Mill Slim Grinder, Mini
Cuissential Manual Ceramic Burr Coffee Grinder
Porlex JP-30 Stainless Steel Coffee Grinder
Yama Manual Coffee Grinder
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Our score1 (Best)2435
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User Rating*4.3 out of 54.3 out of 54.2 out of 54.5 out of 54.5 out of 5
No of Reviews*370+ Reviews430+ Reviews290+ Reviews70+ Reviews10+ Reviews
Grind optionsadjustableadjustableadjustableadjustableadjustable
Featuresceramic burrs, non-slip base, multipurpose grindingceramic burrs, space saver with slim designceramic burrs, includes glass storage container and non-slip base ceramic burrs, ideal for travelcast iron internal parts, wood finish outside
Shipping Weight2 pounds1 pound3 pounds1.4 pounds3 pounds

*Note: Values in fields “User Rating” and “No of Reviews” may change with time. These charts show information valid as of the publication date of this Review.

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