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Rating 4.5 out of 5 stars with 449 reviews

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  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great Waffle Maker!

    Posted
    usak
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    I really like this waffle maker. The way to make waffles is very easy and user-friendly. It's easy to clean, use, and waffles come out delicious every time! I do have a few gripes, however: 1. I'm new to waffle makers and making my own waffles, so I went with the waffle recipes that came with the machine. These recipes fail in ingredient measurements. You need twice the amount of buttermilk called for, not to mention, each recipe claims to make 4 waffles, but I can only make 3 (and that's with the extra buttermilk). 2. The temperature settings; I'm still finding it difficult to get the perfect setting. I tried doing slightly past medium, and waffles would come out cooked on the outside, but not as well on the inside. So I made waffles by keeping it on the Light setting, but then they just take way too long to make a single waffle. Not sure where the balance is, but I'm still trying to figure it out. 3. To make a proper waffle, you have to fill the entire machine with batter, making sure every hole is covered and that not a single part of the waffle iron is exposed; this ensures a complete waffle. However, when all is said and done and the machine is rotated to cook, one side always becomes way more heavy and loose and doesn't stay straight unless if you manually hold it that way. The machine isn't broken, but it's not as sturdy as I thought it would be. These complaints are mostly minor which is why I'm only taking off 1 star. I love this machine and now I love making waffles too!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

    Sadly this will not turn! Really wanted to love it

    Posted
    Dusty
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    I got this for my dad for xmas and this is one of the 2 foods he actually cooks. Was a replacement for a 30 year old one he'd been using. Apparently he tried using it while everyone was sleeping yesterday and after the first failed attempt he had to switch back to the old one. I gathered the ingredients and tried again last night. Low and behold, one of the most frustrating things I've used. Mine must have been defective as you literally have to slam the crud out of it several times to get it to lock enough to turn it over, and even then it's iffy. If you are lucky to get a working one, I'm sure it works great. The few I managed to get to flip turned out fine. We really wanted this to work. And sadly this was a gift for my dad for xmas and was only just tried yesterday for the first time(1/26) I can't even return or exchange it. I'm adding a pick of where its messed up, it scraped up the handle part where shown as its not lined up correctly, thus the unable to turn properly, if at all.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Excellent value and results

    Posted
    vvvv
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    Excellent value for the price paid. Results are good, with good waffles. Waffles come off cooking surfaces easy without the use of sprays, oils, etc. Can make the waffles crispy or soft depending on preference. Break them into fours easily with the deep quadrant grid lines. Unit heats up quickly, though waiting an additional minute or two before starting wouldn't hurt to ensure nice hot surface/plates. Negatives: Difficult to wash. Cannot submerge in water. The cooking surface place do not detach from the unit as some more costly units, which is understandable at this price point. Cord is a bit short, probably around 2 feet, but makes for less 'clutter' when put away. Do not know if it's a defect on this particular unit, but the "ready' light sometimes stays lit and will not turn off even when a new batch is started. Just look at the time and peak in there though to check on cooking status of batter. Overall would recommend to someone who wants to try making waffles or doesn't make them more than once a week or two.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Amazing Product for the Price!!

    Posted
    SeeYouToo
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    I bought and cooked my first batch of waffles. Very impressed with the results. Minor adjustments and they were simply perfect. Normally I am a "whole" waffle person but with four individual smaller waffles I have more option and who doesn't like the crispy edges? The handle as someone mentioned is a little on the flimsy side but it only means I have to be a little gentle. Instructions say do not use cooking spray but I did. I think as long as I clean it immediately there should be no build up. Some habits are hard to break but maybe I will try it with only a little oil in the near future. For the price it has already paid for itself. Last time I wanted waffles I went to Dennys and that hard cold thing they brought me with cold syrup and half frozen butter was an insult to waffle lovers worldwide!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

    Plastic melts after minimal use

    Posted
    Andrew777
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    I was attracted to this waffle maker because of the ceramic plates rather than the standard non-stick plates. However, after a few weeks of use, suddenly the power knob and led covers fell out while rotating. The retainer tabs had melted off on all of them. After some research, I learned Bella has issues with their grade of plastic chosen across this line, as it is not sufficient for high temp usage such as this. As such, defective item was returned to store for higher quality waffle maker. Shame as it was a very good, consistent waffle maker for a little over a week.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

    Too slow and lights did not work

    Posted
    NAS2
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    Design is nice and beautiful. Packaging is nice, clean and good. Quality of the product, must say is low because it is made of plastic parts that at some point are fragile and weak, and it is plastic that doesn’t stand much heat, so, now I learned why some user reviews at Bella site complain about broken and melted parts. Function, in my machine the red light never came off, and the green light never turned on, hence you could say you will never know when the machine is ready, or when the waffles are done without you checking constantly, in order to avoid burned meal. Easy to clean, easy to use if it works well (not my case). It gets very hot in the exterior metal, so be aware of that if you have children or senior users or around at home.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

    Looks damaged

    Posted
    Obibibi

    The outside of the waffle maker has a dent. The inside where the two pieces touch is roughly cut and when turning the handle it is loose and flimsy. When making the waffles you have to perfectly put the batter in a complex way. Otherwise it pushes batter out of the machine and a lot of batter already falls out. It also doesn't cook it evenly. I may have gotten a defective one. It seems like it. But I've never owned a Bella product before and I also got it at a great price so it may be the quality of their products. I don't know if I can still return it but it is very difficult for me too so I may just stick with it until I can buy a better one.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

    My worst purchase

    Posted
    Nicki
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    This thing broke the first time I tried to use it. Made my first waffle and then I tried to make the next one and the handle would not lock in place anymore. I was so happy making this purchase I love Belgian waffles. And now I've got nothing. I can't even return the thing. Worst purchase ever I would never recommend this product. It made one waffle and then broke. What kind of faulty product is this. No wonder it was on a deal they we trying to get rid of bad product and still make something off them. Wish the thing would allow for no stars.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great waffle maker, be gentle with the handle

    Posted
    layzboy86

    Waffles come out great, I was afraid that batter might stick and rip waffles apart based on seeing pictures on amazon for the same waffle maker. I am glad to report, I've experience no issues with making waffles, they have come out perfect every time and I've made about 20 waffles so far. One area of discussion is the handle, its good that it folds away (makes it easier to store away) but also feels a bit loose and wobbly, so Im extra careful. Overall the handle isn't an issue, I don't feel like it would break or fall off, I just want to say if you apply a ton of force because your doing it wrong, I feel like it may break. 5-stars on the waffles, 4 stars on that handle.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

    Very disappointed

    Posted
    Deja05
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    I receive my waffles makers on Saturday and I am very disappointed when I open the box both of them are broken I am very disappointed how could you sell and send someone a broken item and two off them I have been trying to call bestbuy from yesterday and I can't get through I would like a full refund including shipping these two items back .very disappointed

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

    Pricing was good, Product wasnt!

    Posted
    Michell
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    I ordered this directly from the Website. When it arrived, it came used. Meaning, there was someone's hair in the plastic of the waffle maker and inside the box. The packaging was clearly opened, had been plugged in and used to cook...it was not new. I ordered it on Black Friday so I thought I was getting a good deal but wasn't expecting a used product. I took it back only to receive another one but it had been opened as well. I give up, won't try another one!

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Love it!

    Posted
    Court
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    I love my waffle maker. I have always wanted one. When I read the reviews, many people spoke about the flimsy handle. The handle is a bit weak, when fully extended, compared to the solid body of the titanium waffle part, but I noticed that, if I keep the handle bent, I have no problems and it feels stronger. I do not use any kind of non stick spray and my waffles do not stick. The pan that is included to catch the spills is a bit small, so I put a few napkins or some wax paper under the body for easy cleanup.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

    It BROKE... on the second use

    Posted
    outtadodge

    Used it two times.. The first time I thought it was a great inexpensive waffle maker. Second time using it I flipped the waffle and when it was time to reverse the flip the cheap plastic that holds it on the other end snapped off. Cannot be used not as the upper and lower wont align to close. Plastic is a problem. Return is a hassle.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

    Espected more

    Posted
    Mehh
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    I has waited years to purchase a waffle maker because I wanted to find the right one I finally pulled the trigger on this one because of the reviews...i have used my share of waffle makers throughout the years...but with this one I have tried various recipes ..settings...dark, light but maannn..everytime I only get the nastiest soggiest waffles ..the ready light comes on way too quickly even before the waffles are done..I was really bumed

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great, easy to use, waffle maker!

    Posted
    kovitvon
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    I've wanted one of these for awhile, bought this one when it was on sale. Had good reviews, which is why I got it. It doesn't disappoint! I've used it a few times with a couple different kinds of batter. It hasn't stuck once! Makes nice Belgian waffles. You can even make just once section of a waffle if you don't have a lot of batter left. Easy to use, and I wipe it out with a lightly wet soapy sponge and dry when done. A great buy!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Simple and Easy to use!

    Posted
    Smartbuyer
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    This waffle maker is very simple to use and allows you to flip the waffle for great crispy finish. Watch the waffle cooking, so you can flip it when ready, as it could overcook with the fast 1000 watt heating capacity. This waffle maker makes your breakfast, lunch or dinner waffles really great. Try making cake mix waffles for a great dessert treat!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Love Bella waffle makers

    Posted
    Carissamay9
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    We had our previous Bella waffle maker for 4 years, using almost weekly for Sunday breakfasts. Once it stopped working for good, we decided to get the same brand for our new one. I love this copper one as so far I've had absolutely no problems with the waffles sticking and I don't have to use any spray. With any luck it'll last just as long or longer than the previous one.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Easy waffles

    Posted
    HickoryNC888
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    I always enjoyed the waffle makers of this type that I would see used at hotel breakfasts. This model was a "Deal of the Day" item at a great price, and I couldn't resist. I'm so glad that I bought it; it's very easy to use and makes great waffles. Just find the right adjustment for the time to bake the waffle, and you will have a perfect one every time.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great product at a great price

    Posted
    Tony
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    Bought this at the request of my son. We got up and made waffles the following morning and they came out great. The settings allow you to set how dark/light you want them and the timer is perfect. Just a pour, flip, green light, flip back over and server. Voila, perfect morning waffles. Only issue is now, my sons ask for them every morning and night.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Example: Great camera for a beginner

    Posted
    Judxt
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    Idk why it said review this camera but, anyway it makes good waffles not quite as good as ole cast iron but way easier to clean heat up and use. Idk what it is about cast iron waffle griddle but you just cant get that texture and taste from anything but it. This is much easier though just plug and go, they dont stick and it works perfect.

    I would recommend this to a friend