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Best gifts for coffee lovers

Many coffee connoisseurs are serious about their beverage of choice. They enjoy using a quality coffee or espresso maker with must-have accessories to brew barista-quality coffee drinks from the comfort of home. That’s why these items make ideal gifts for anyone who loves coffee.


If you’re shopping for a coffee lover, check out this comprehensive guide that’s packed with electric-powered and manual coffee and espresso machines, as well as essential accessories that will simplify coffee making or enhance any cup of joe. 

Coffee and espresso machines

Drip coffee and espresso machines

Ninja Programmable Brewer With 12-Cup Glass Carafe


This drip-coffee machine is a reliable and affordable option for busy households. It’s programmable for up to 24 hours in advance and the adjustable warming plate keeps coffee warm. The water reservoir holds 60 ounces and is dishwasher safe.


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Cuisinart Perfectemp Coffee Maker, 14-Cup Programmable With Glass Carafe


This sleek drip-coffee machine can brew 14 cups up to 24 hours in advance. Convenient features include an automatic shut-off function and a self-cleaning cycle. The gold-tone permanent coffee filter reduces waste. It comes in five finishes.


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Braun KF7170SI BrewSense Drip Coffeemaker


For an eco-friendly option, this programmable coffee machine has a reusable gold-tone filter that’s easy to clean. Coffee lovers can program it up to 24 hours before they need their coffee and choose between regular or bold brewing options.


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Best coffee and espresso machines with milk frothers

Mr. Coffee Cafe Barista


Coffee fans can effortlessly brew rich shots of espresso, cappuccinos, and lattes at the push of a button. This machine even froths the milk for them. The plastic construction and petite frame make this one of the most affordable options for quality at-home espresso drinks.


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Ninja Specialty Fold-Away Frother CP307


Craft an array of coffee drinks, from French press to iced coffee to a frothy latte, all with one machine. The fold-away frother is easy to use and handy to move out of the way when it’s not needed.


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Mr. Coffee One-Touch CoffeeHouse


If there are multiple coffee drinkers in the house who like to brew separate drinks, this coffee and espresso machine offers multiple brewing options, so everyone gets the drink they want. Both automatic and manual frothing modes add to a user-friendly experience.


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De’Longhi All-in-One Combination Coffee and Espresso Maker


For those who want multiple barista-quality drinks at home, this machine offers simultaneous brewing for both drip coffee and espresso. The milk frother is easy enough for amateur brewers to use and a cinch to clean.


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Jura WE8 Automatic Coffee Machine


This high-end and high-capacity coffee maker offers 12 barista-quality drink options at the touch of a button. The adjustable steam wand lets the user control the amount of milk for the perfect froth.


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Best coffee and espresso machines with grinders

EspressoWorks Espresso Machine Grinder Bundle


The built-in grinder and steam wand on this espresso machine make this an all-in-one experience. It comes with all the tools a coffee aficionado needs, including a drip tray, stainless steel frothing cup, scoop, stainless steel portafilter, and two ceramic espresso cups.


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Espressione Concierge


This fully automatic machine grinds, tamps, brews espresso and steams milk with one button. A hot-water function is ideal for brewing hot tea and Americanos. The quiet operation, clean lines, and modern control panel make this model a sleek addition to any kitchen.


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Gaggia Brera Super Automatic Espresso Machine


This Italian machine brews consistent espresso with a ceramic burr grinder. The doser also lets the coffee lover add pre-ground beans if they don’t want to grind before every cup. The interface is easy to use and programs their favorite settings. They can use the built-in steam wand to heat milk or water for lattes, cappuccinos, or Americanos.


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Breville Barista Pro


Beginners and prosumers alike enjoy brewing exceptional espresso drinks with this beloved machine. The manual steam wand offers full control so they can froth and steam the milk to their liking.


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GE Cafe Affetto Automatic Espresso Machine


This super-automatic machine does all the hard work by grinding and brewing from a single button. For those who want a high-quality drink in a hurry, this is a great option. Froth the desired level of milk with the front-mounted steam wand.


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Best pod coffee and espresso machines

Cuisinart SS-10P1 Premium Single-Serve Coffee Maker


For regular coffee drinkers, this is the most consistent pod coffee maker to brew a perfect cup every time. All K-cups and single-serve cup-shaped pods are compatible with this machine. The LCD screen makes programming simple. It includes five drink sizes and a hot-water option.


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Keurig K-Select Coffee Maker


Invest in a classic pod coffee maker from one of the original single-serve pod coffee companies. Four different cup sizes and a “strong brew” button let the coffee lover customize their brew. It’s reasonably affordable and noticeably quieter than other single-serve machines, plus it comes in a variety of colors.


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Keurig K-Supreme Plus Coffee Maker


For coffee lovers with favorite drink settings, this pod coffee machine offers more settings for hot and cold beverages, including iced coffee. Also, the large water reservoir can brew multiple drinks without a refill.


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Keurig K-Cafe


This household brand lends its famed convenience to coffee and espresso lovers who plan to brew one drink at a time. They can select their drink with an intuitive interface and add and froth their milk with an external frothing pitcher that makes it easy to pour, clean, and refill.


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Nespresso Latissima Pro Coffee and Espresso Machine by DeLonghi


If they like to brew multiple lattes at once, this large-capacity pod coffee machine may be ideal. The 1.3-liter water reservoir and extra-tall milk container mean fewer refills. The built-in frother sits up front so they can top off their espresso drinks without moving their mug.


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Manual coffee and espresso makers 

Best French presses

Coffee Gator French Press


This well-insulated French press comes with a handy travel-sized bean canister that keeps coffee tasting fresh on the go. It’s double-walled to keep coffee hot for several hours, and though this adds some heftiness to the product, it’s practically indestructible. Plus, it comes in four colors. 


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ESPRO P3 French Press


This glass French press from ESPRO is a top pick. It has two layers of microfiltration (most French presses have just one) to ensure that coffee stays grit- and sludge-free. The glass is also extra-thick to retain heat and add durability, plus it’s BPA-free and can brew up to 32 ounces of fresh coffee at a time. 


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Fellow Clara French Press


This sleek matte black coffee maker is an upgraded pick for the caffeine addict in your life. With a 24-ounce capacity, it’s the perfect size to bring to the office. The French press has a smooth and sturdy wooden handle that adds to its classic design. Plus, it’s made from well-insulating and durable stainless steel, so this is a gift that will last for decades. 


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Best Aeropress products

AeroPress Go Portable Travel Coffee Press


This is the pick for that one on your gift list who needs their coffee as soon as they wake up, wherever they are in the world. It’s a perfectly compact travel maker that brews one to three cups of smooth, bold, and tasty joe at a time. It uses the same fast and efficient coffee brewing process as other AeroPress products, so its brew is ready in one minute.


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Aeropress Coffee and Espresso Maker


This is the classic Aeropress product for brewing perfectly smooth coffee with no bitterness in 60 seconds. This manual coffee maker produces three cups at a time and uses an immersion brewing process that reduces bitterness and emphasizes the delicious natural flavors in the beans. It also makes espresso for lattes and cappuccinos. 


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Tote Bag for AeroPress Original Coffee Maker


If they’re going to travel with their coffee maker, be sure it’s taken care of. This zip-top travel tote is the perfect size to fit the Original Aeropress Coffee Maker snugly inside for safe travels. It even has space for must-have accessories like the coffee scoop and plunger. 


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Best pour-over coffee makers

Bodum 11571-109 Pour Over Coffee Maker


This elegant glass pour-over coffee maker will make a statement in any kitchen. It has a pretty curved design and is made from crystal-clear glass so they can watch as their coffee comes to life each morning. It’s also equipped with a permanent mesh coffee filter, so there’s no need to stock up on single-use paper filters. This pour-over maker brews up to eight 4-ounce cups at a time. 


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LHS Pour Over Coffee Maker


If you’re shopping for someone who usually prepared coffee for just one or two at a time, this compact glass pour-over maker is a thoughtful gift. The permanent super-fine mesh filter sits inside the pretty glass carafe so there’s nothing top-heavy that could tip things over mid-brew. The carafe holds up to 400 milliliters, or about three small cups, of coffee. 


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OXO Brew Single Serve Pour-Over Coffee Maker


This is a great stocking stuffer for the pour-over lover who likes their joe on the go. It has a sleek design and a matte white finish that looks great in any kitchen or office. The filter fits over most coffee mugs, including travel mugs, and slowly brews fresh coffee in a few minutes. The pour-over maker also comes with 10 natural coffee filters, but you can find a permanent filter to fit inside it as well. 


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Best cold brew coffee makers

Takeya Patented Deluxe Cold Brew Coffee Maker


This two-quart coffee maker earns the “deluxe” in its name from the smart leak-proof design. The carafe also has a comfortable slip-free silicone handle and can produce four servings of delicious cold brew at a time. 


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KitchenAid KCM5912SX Cold Brew Coffee Maker


This is the perfect gift for the home that can’t get enough cold brew. This 38-ounce stainless steel cold brew maker from KitchenAid fits inside the fridge and means there’s always a glass of refreshing, ice-cold coffee available at the flip of a switch. Thanks to the airtight design, coffee stays fresh for up to two weeks. 


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Ovalware Airtight Cold Brew Iced Coffee Maker


This picture-style cold brew maker has a fun retro look and brews delicious coffee without bitterness or acidity. The filter is made from 18/8 rust-free stainless steel so it won’t impact the flavor of your brew and has fine laser-cut holes that prevent sludge from sneaking into your glass.


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Best stovetop coffee maker 

Moka Express


Capture the classic Italian look in any kitchen with this gleaming, squat Moka pot. This is the shorter version, which brews 3 cups of espresso, or about 4.4 ounces of coffee. It works on gas stoves and requires no electricity or delightful robust and smooth espresso to make Italian specialty drinks. 


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Grosche Milano Stovetop Espresso Maker


If you’re shopping for a coffee lover with a bright personality, they’ll love that this beautiful stovetop coffee maker comes in a rainbow of colors. Choose one that matches their personality, whether it’s cobalt blue or blush pink. Then select from a 3-, 6-, or 9-cup capacity to meet their caffeine needs. 


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BonVIVI Intenca Stovetop Espresso Maker


This is a larger-capacity stovetop espresso maker that can brew up to six cups at a time and has a beautiful and sleek stainless steel design. It also comes in a matte black and a gleaming copper color to match any kitchen aesthetic.


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Accessories for the coffee lover

Best coffee mugs and travel cups

Contigo Vacuum-Insulated Travel Mug


Anyone who takes their coffee on the go will appreciate this travel mug’s vacuum-insulated construction that keeps coffee warm for up to five hours. For those who prefer cold coffee, it maintains chilled temps for about 12 hours. It’s available in several colors, sizes, and styles. 


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Yeti Rambler 14-Ounce Mug


This travel mug may be shaped like a traditional coffee cup, but it’s vacuum insulated to keep coffee warm for hours. It has the brand’s spill-resistant MagSlider magnetic closure. You can choose from a nice selection of fun colors. 


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Karma Gifts Black-and-White Boho Mug


Drinking coffee from a stylish mug is always a pleasure. This attractive ceramic mug comes in a choice of designs in black and white. The 16-ounce capacity is perfect for sipping generous brews. Additionally, it comes in a nice box so it’s ready for gifting. 


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Le Creuset Stoneware Espresso Mug


Anyone who loves espresso needs a durable mug like this one that’s crafted of strong stoneware. Not only is the material durable, but it also keeps contents hot while they are being enjoyed. The brand’s proprietary glazed finish resists stains and is easy to clean. 


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Food Network Colby Four-Piece Mug Set


These earth-toned mugs have a classic design that pairs perfectly with other kitchen items and décor. They are made of stoneware that’s durable and maintains the temperature of hot cups of coffee. Each mug holds 12 ounces and features a strong handle. 


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Best coffee-making helpers

TRIPLE TREE Manual Coffee Grinder


This basic manual coffee grinder is simple to operate yet features an attractive design that looks great next to a coffee maker. The ceramic burr brings out the best flavors of coffee beans, thanks to its ability to grind effectively without producing heat. It comes with an extra jar, spoon, and brush. 


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Chef Craft Select Coffee Measurer


Pair this stainless steel coffee measuring scoop with a coffee maker and the coffee enthusiast in your life will have an extra little helper when making perfect brews. The handle has etched measurements as a guide when scooping coffee. 


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Greater Goods Digital Coffee Scales


For the coffee enthusiast who prefers pour-over coffee with precise flavors, a coffee scale is an excellent gift. This digital model has a vivid screen and produces accurate readings. It’s also a good choice for anyone who makes coffee with a French press.


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Nespresso Aeroccino 4 Milk Frother


Cappuccino, latte, and iced coffee — these beverages and more are just better with frothed milk. This automatic frother turns milk into a silky froth in about 60 seconds, making it the perfect gift for anyone who loves specialty coffee drinks. They’ll also appreciate its quiet operation and easy-to-clean components. 


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Frieling 18/10 Stainless Steel Coffee Scoop/Stirrer for French Press


Because it’s a scoop and stirrer in one, this handy tool will be used time and again by the avid coffee drinker on your gift list. In addition, the long handle and flat end make it a good choice for French press users. 


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Best coffee accessories of convenience

COSORI Mug Warmer


Every coffee drinker would agree that a hot cup often cools to room temperature too quickly for their liking. A mug warmer is a solution that will keep brews warm. Its attractive design, auto shut-off, and bright digital display make this model a gift-worthy option. 


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Keurig My K-Cup Reusable K-Cup Pod Coffee Filter


If you are shopping for someone who loves their Keurig machine, a reusable K-Cup filter is a thoughtful gift. This is the official model by the brand that can be reused time and again and can be filled with any coffee grounds for customized beverages. 


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Spectrum Paxton 8-Hook Mug Tree Coffee Station


This little coffee station has features any coffee drinker can appreciate. Made of durable metal, it has eight hooks for coffee mugs and a dual-compartment basket for stashing packets of sugar, sweetener, creamer, and more. The stylish design looks great on a table or countertop. It makes a nice gift to pair with a set of coffee mugs. 


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Martha Stewart Collection Coffee Keeper With Scoop


Your beloved coffee lover will be able to keep their coffee accessible and fresh with this bin that’s designed to store coffee. It can hold up to 2.5 pounds and is suitable for either ground coffee or fresh coffee beans. It comes with a scoop that snaps onto the holder in the lid so it’s always available when it’s time to make coffee. 


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WeatherTech Coffee Cup Holder


By adding this cup holder to a standard cup holder in a vehicle, it converts it into a holder for a traditional coffee cup with a handle. Made by a top brand in car accessories, it’s durable and accommodates cups with a 14-ounce capacity. 


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Contributing authors: Jennifer Manfrin, Katy Palmer, and Lizzy Briskin


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