When you hear or read the word “retro,” there’s a particular design that instantly comes to mind. Without using any words to describe what this design is, you know what we’re referring to.
Why choose retro style coffee makers? For one, they make a great statement piece just sitting on your kitchen countertop. Vintage or classic is always cool. Second, if you’re the sentimental type, you can rely on retro to bring back those happy memories.
Here’s a list of our top picks for the best retro style coffee makers available online today.
Retro Style Coffee Makers: Nostalgia RCOF120AQ
Some people have searched for a “Nostalgia coffee maker blue” or “Nostalgia coffee maker aqua.” If you’re one of them, well… here it is. From the color up to the design, this vintage coffee maker is truly mesmerizing.
From its sales page, the Nostalgia RCOF120AQ is a 12-cup brewer with programmable features. It has an auto shut-off feature, which shuts down the unit after 2 hours. If you look at the control panel closely, it consists of buttons and a backlit display.
Other features to expect from this coffee maker include the following: anti-drip feature, water level markings for the water tank, pause-and-serve feature.
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Russell Hobbs CM3100RDR
It’s, for the most part, the gauge that gave it away. The Russell Hobbs CM3100RDR features a unique brewing progress gauge whose pointer moves clockwise to indicate where brewing is at the moment. This coffee brewer comes with an 8-cup carafe that can be kept warmed for up to 40 minutes. It weighs only 4.4 pounds, and it stands 13 inches in height.
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TSK-1163A Semi-Automatic Espresso Machine
If you love espresso and retro, then the TSK-1163A Espresso Machine is for you. This Chinese brand is fully equipped to deliver 15 bars of pressure, which is needed to make one full shot of “true espresso.”
Among the features/parts to expect from this machine include the following: milk foam system, temperature indicator, food-grade mesh, and a removable water tank. Note that there’s also a catch basin for any accidental drips, thereby maintaining your kitchen countertop clean and mess-free.
The KitchenAid KCM0402ER looks like it’s taken straight from a retro-inspired diner-themed music video. There’s no need to mention an artist as there are lots of them who we’ve seen has shot a video in a diner setting.
Back to the product, the KitchenAid KCM0402ER is a compact coffee maker that has an 18-oz. thermal mug, making it the ideal coffee machine for people who are always on the go.