A Guide to Toasters
In our opinion, the classic pop-up toaster is the only way to achieve toast perfection: evenly browned, crisp on the outside, and soft and warm in the middle. Whether you're looking for a workhorse push-and-pop design or a multitasking model, our top toaster picks are a great way to start your day!
Meet Your Maker
Browse our top picks, from basics on a budget to multitasking mania.
Basics on a Budget
These models get the job done well -- and at $50 or less, won't burn a hole in your wallet.
Krups Breakfast Set 2-Slice Toaster
Calling all Texas toast lovers: Extra-wide slots on this toaster fit extra-thick bread slices
Cuisinart 2-Slice Compact Stainless Toaster
Great for small kitchens, it even defrosts frozen bread!
Cooks 2-Slice Toaster
For morning slices or sandwich bookends just the way you like 'em, try this toaster with a six-shade browning control.
T-Fal Avante Classic 2-Slice Toaster
Get the bread out without burning your fingertips thanks to this sleek angled design.
Bella Linea 4-Slice Toaster
Add color to your kitchen with vibrant (and cool-to-the-touch) side panels, available in eight shades.
$35, at Walmart stores
Tech with Your Toast
Brown with expert precision using this pro gear.
Magimix Color Vision Toaster
Quartz heating technology guarantees even browning; watch it in action via the viewing window.
Michael Graves Toaster
With its unique toast shape, this designer toaster proves that form and function go hand-in-hand.
De'Longhi Icona Toaster
Bagel lovers will adore the one-sided setting that browns just the cut side of your bagel half.
Breville Bit More Toaster
For an extra-crispy slice, hit the "A Bit More" button to get toast just a little darker.
Dualit 2-Slice NewGen Classic Toaster
This toaster combines the dependability of a commercial tool with the charm of retro style.
More Than Bread
Coffee or eggs with that? These toasters go well beyond the call of duty.
Pangea 2-Slice Pet Emblazing Toaster
Brand your bread with your dog's breed! Choose from 13 breeds, including dachshund and collie.
Hamilton Beach Toastation Toaster and Oven
Want your toast and pizza bagels, too? Then try this toaster, with a built-in two-slice toaster on top.
Bella Toast & Brew Breakfast Station
Skip the coffee shop and opt for one of these instead. It has a single-cup (14 oz.) coffee brewer and USB-charging port built in.
$35, at Macy's stores
West Bend Egg & Muffin 4-Slice Toaster
Whip up eggs and toast with the simple push of two buttons!
Before avocado toast became a Pinterest craze, browned bread came with all kinds of tasty toppers. Try these faves, from mild to wild!
A gravy-like blend of warm whole milk with cinnamon, sugar and butter.
Thick-cut, buttered toast with garlic, Parmesan and parsley.
Baked Beans on Toast
Brits love it for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Ricotta and Honey Toast
Creamy cheese, sweet honey and a sprinkle of sea salt!
Topped with creminis sautéed with cream, sherry and fresh thyme.
Chipped Beef on Toast
A military staple also known as SOS (s*%# on a shingle).
The classic salty Aussie spread is now hitting it big in the USA.
A Chinese-menu starter of bread slathered with a minced-shrimp mixture and fried.