10 Best Coffee Makers for RVs

Coffee makers come in every shape, size, weight, color and complexity. But finding the best coffee brewer to fit our RV lifestyle is as complex as the coffee brewers themselves. So, we did a little research to see which coffee makers and coffee brew stations measured up for RV living and camping.

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Whether we’re on the road, boondocking or hooked up to electric at a campground, coffee is what starts our day.

Seven years on the road, we’ve gone through several different coffee makers before finding the best one that fits in our tiny motorhome. As well, it’s perfect for making coffee while camping off the grid.

So, pour yourself that cup of your favorite blend, cop a squat and check out why these are the perfect coffee makers for RVs.

Let’s see which coffee pot we picked and which ones may be suitable for your RV or camper.

“A day without coffee is a day without sunshine!”

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NON-ELECTRIC COFFEE MAKERSPerfect for boondocking or dry camping off grid!

Double Wall Stainless French Press

Coffee Makers - Sterling Pro French Press

Of all the coffee makers we’ve tried, this is now our go to coffee brewer! The stainless steel Sterling Pro French Press coffee maker’s unique two screens system is the first of its kind on the coffee press market. Because getting coffee grounds in your mouth while drinking coffee is something no one wants.

The first screen brushes the wall evenly and tightly; the second screen catches any tiny grounds that may have passed through the first screen. This leaves your coffee 100% free of grounds! And, it being double-wall stainless steel, your coffee will stay hotter longer! Also, no plastic parts to break or be a concern to the coffee drinker’s health.

Coffee Pour Over

Bean Envy - Pour Over Coffee Maker

The Bean Envy Pour Over coffee maker is perfect for the coffee connoisseur that appreciates richer, bolder flavors and the unique enjoyment that comes with hand-crafting a perfect cup of joe. The simple-to-use stand-alone drip coffee cone will make you feel like a barista and impress your guests or simply enjoy every morning.

And, because it uses no single-use filters that strip flavor, there’s no coffee filter waste. This pour over coffee brewer ensures flavor ends up on your lips and not in the trash can.

Portable Collapsible Coffee Dripper

SlickDrip Silicone Coffee Dripper

Are you having trouble getting a delicious, flavorful brew with your countertop coffee maker? Need something portable for your RV, boat or even your outdoor adventures? Or, are you just tired of having to make a whole pot of coffee when all you want is one cup?

Those days are over thanks to the Kuissential SlickDrip collapsible, reusable silicone coffee dripper. Simply place the coffee dripper over your mug, set the paper filter, add coffee and boiling water, and your java fix will be satisfied within minutes. Oh, and it’s FDA food-safe silicone design lasts much longer than more expensive acrylic, glass and ceramic dropper design coffee makers.

Also, unlike cheaper plastic drippers and counter-top coffee machines, silicone does not pass any odors or flavor into your coffee.

ESPRESSO COFFEE MAKERSPerfect for those who like it strong!

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Coffee Press Espresso Coffee Maker

Good-bye French Press! The AeroPress Coffee and Espresso Maker  avoids the bitterness and high acidity created by the long steep time required by the French press. 

AeroPress Coffee Espresso Maker

This powerful coffee press makes up to 3 cups of American coffee per pressing in about a minute. Unlike a French press, it can also brew espresso style coffee for use in lattes, cappuccinos and other espresso based drinks.

This little espresso and coffee maker is perfect for any size kitchen. It’s super lightweight and compact, portable and durable, making it also ideal for RV living, camping, backpacking, and boating! You can even pack it in your suitcase for your road trips or flight destinations.

Classic Stovetop Espresso Maker

Zulay Classic Stovetop Espresso Maker

Nothing beats a classic Italian Moka Pot notorious for making the best traditional espresso quick and easy. It has a durable cast aluminum body with pressure valve for higher caffeine extraction and flavor.

And, depending on bean variety and grind selection, this espresso maker can create foam emulsion or crema. It also has a heat resistant handle and lid knob for safe pouring.

This little unbreakable gem can be used on gas or ceramic stove tops; allowing you to create and enjoy the best tasting coffee with utmost ease. It’s classic Italian style design ensures even heat distribution for rich, velvety coffee flavor and aroma. This espresso coffee maker brew capacity is of five and one half 2 ounce European espresso cups or two 5 ounce Americano style cups.

ELECTRIC COFFEE MAKERS –   When you’re plugged into electricity!

Electric Coffee Brew

Compact Simply Brew Coffee Maker

KRUPS Simply Brew Compact Filter Drip Coffee Maker

The Simply Brew coffee maker is designed to make your morning wakeup routine a breeze. It features an easy-to-fill water tank and a sturdy 5-cup glass coffee pot with a no-drip spout that saves every drop for your cup.

The pause and serve system allows you to pour a hot cup of coffee while brewing, without making a mess. The coffee maker also has an automatic warming function that keeps your coffee warm after brewing. Its’ stainless-steel design will seamlessly fit into your RV kitchen, boat galley, cottage or cabin!

Single-Serve Electric Coffee Maker

Scoop Single Serve Coffee Maker

The Scoop single-serve coffee maker goes where no coffee maker has goes where your RV or boat goes!  It brews hotter, faster and has better-tasting coffee than most gourmet coffee maker machines out there.

And, its benefits don’t stop there. This cute little portable coffee maker utilizes the simplicity of ground coffee and brews a customizable cup quickly. It can brew an 8 oz. cup in less than 90 seconds or a 14 oz. travel mug in less time that it takes you to brush your teeth!

FlexBrew Single-Serve Coffee Maker

FlexBrew Single-Serve Coffee Maker

Make a personal cup of coffee with the FlexBrew Single-Serve Coffee Maker and enjoy the added flexibility of brewing freshly ground coffee and single-serve packs. With just the lowering of the lid and the press of a button, you can have a single cup of hot coffee, brewed from a K-Cup* pack or your own grounds.

This single-serve coffee maker lets you brew up to 10 oz. or up to a 14 oz. travel mug. You can also choose between regular or bold brew strength. A removable cup rest doubles as a storage container to hold the brew basket or single-serve pack holder when not in use.

Electric Coffee Maker with Stainless Steel Carafe

Cuisinart 4-Cup Coffeemaker

Making smaller amounts of fresh and flavorful coffee is simple with a Cuisinart 4-cup electric coffee maker with stainless steel carafe. The compact design is small enough to use for a small home, RV, boat, cabin or cottage, without sacrificing flavor or electric coffee maker features.

You can even pour a cup of fresh brewed coffee before the brewing cycle has finished. The automatic shutoff so you never have to worry about leaving your kitchen or galley in a hurry.

Oh, and it’s small footprint takes up less counter space. And, being it has the stainless steel carafe, no worrying about breakage on those bumpy roads or waves which makes it perfect for RVs and boats.

Keurig Mini

Keurig K-Mini Coffee Maker

The Keurig K-Mini single serve coffee brewer features a simple sleek design with matte finish, and at less than 5 inches wide is the perfect size for any space or occasion.

The K-Mini brewer is effortlessly simple to use. Just add fresh water to the reservoir, pop in your favorite K-Cup pod, and press the brew button. You can choose from hundreds of delicious K-Cup pod varieties to enjoy 6-12 ounces of your favorite coffee, tea, cocoa, and iced beverages.

With a single cup reservoir and cord storage, the K-Mini coffee maker is the portable brewer that makes it a perfect fit for RVs and campers. The K-Mini coffee brewer is available in a variety of matte-finish colors.

Our Coffee Makers Wrap Up

As you see, where there’s a will, there’s a way! You can enjoy the same cup of coffee you get in a regular sticks and bricks home. You just have to know which coffee brewing method is best for your liking. Because we all know, coffee is king to starting our days on the road.

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8 Replies to “10 Best Coffee Makers for RVs”

  1. I didn’t realize until this blog post just how many options there are for coffee! Haha! I love our pour over coffee maker but you’re right there are so many reasons for all the different kinds. Thanks for sharing!

    1. Hi Nicole, it’s funny how many there are! We all just gotta find the one that suits each of our tastes. We used to be Keurig loyalists however, now, we can’t stand anything that’s not super rich and full bodied like that of a French press. We still have our pour over….somewhere in our RV LOL

    1. Hi Christina, WOW! I can’t imagine. The Doctor Lady told us we had to cut back on caffeine (YIKES!!!) to no more than 2 a day. And it has to be like a desert; frothy, creamy and sweet (we used stevia flavors). How about you?

    1. Hi Sarah, thanks for reading. The nice thing about the Keurig is you can have a million different flavors to enjoy. What’s your favorite?

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