We take a close look at the best small coffee makers on the market. Great for singletons, when in a rush, or when you want to be economic in just making enough for one deliciously fresh cup of java, small coffee makers are an awesome addition to your coffee arsenal.
01) Hamilton Beach Scoop Single Serve Coffee Maker
8 used from $23.00
The Hamilton Beach Scoop Single Serve Coffee Maker lets you brew your own ground coffee with a single-serve scoop filter. You get one 8-ounce cup of coffee in less than 90 seconds, making it quick and easy. If you need more, like a 14-ounce mug worth of coffee, it’ll take 2 and a half minutes with this coffee maker.
It also has an automatic shut-off after brewing, regular and bold brewing options, and a spill-resistant drip tray for easy and convenient coffee making. The stainless steel construction makes this coffee maker both durable and easy to clean. All of these come together to make your mornings a lot better with good coffee.
02) Cappresso 5-Cup Mini Drip
8 used from $24.62
The Cappresso 5-Cup Mini Drip coffee maker is perfect for making coffee for up to two people. Its gold-tone filter lets you brew coffee without having to deal with paper filters that you have to keep buying and throwing away.
It has a programmable timer that lets you prepare your grounds early and have it automatically make your coffee at a set time during the day. You can then pour a cup once it’s done brewing without worrying about drips and spills with the drip stop. The hot plate keeps your coffee warm for up to 2 hours before automatically turning off, so you don’t have to worry about it as you go about your day.
03) Ninja CE251 Programmable Brewer
1 used from $64.39
The Ninja CE251 Programmable Brewer is smart in how it brews and delivers your coffee, whether you want it regular or extra rich. It has 12 different brew settings that let you choose how strong you want your coffee, and it has a 24-hour programmable delay that lets you prepare your brew the day before, so you wake up to hot coffee first thing in the morning.
The adjustable warming plate lets you keep your coffee fresh and tasting great for up to 4 hours. The removable 60-ounce water reservoir lets you fill it up or clean it very easily. You can get 4 or more cups easily with one brew on the Ninja Programmable Brewer.
04) BLACK+DECKER 5-Cup Coffee Maker
$22.99 in stock
1 used from $20.49
The BLACK+DECKER 5-Cup Coffee Maker comes from the power tool brand. Yes, they do have coffee makers, and this coffee maker is not one to scoff at. After all, construction workers and people of similar occupations need their coffee too.
The ergonomic carafe is designed to be comfortable to handle and pour without dripping, along with a removable lid that lets you clean it easily. While this coffee maker has a space-saving design, it can make up to 5 cups of coffee at once with one brew with optimal temperature and easy-to-use controls that let you enjoy your coffee without the wait or hassle.
05) AdirChef Grab N’ Go Personal
$22.49 in stock
10 used from $20.35
The AdirChef Grab N’ Go Personal is an eco-friendly coffee maker that doesn’t use paper filters that fill up your garbage can and burn a hole in your wallet. The permanent filter does take some cleaning, but at least it’s something you don’t have to replace.
The universal design of its travel mug makes it fit in most cup holders and drink vessels, so you can have a cup of coffee on the go. It has good insulation, so it will keep your coffee warm for long enough throughout the day. The coffee maker itself is small and lightweight, so you can take it with you if you really need coffee on the go.