Keurig K4000 Cafe Review

Overall Rating
91
Coffee Quality (40%)
90
Design & Features (20%)
95
Durability (20%)
90
Ease of Use (10%)
95
Brand Reputation (10%)
85

The Bottom Line

Able to brew 4-12 oz coffees and 3 sizes of lattes and cappuccinos, the Keurig K4000 Cafe covers all of your customers' coffee needs. And with direct plumbing compatibility and auto-eject pods, it's easy on you, too.
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Key Features of the Keurig K4000 Cafe

Key Features of Keurig K4000 Cafe

  • Product Line/System: Commercial
  • K-Cup Compatibility: K-Cup pods
  • Brew Sizes: 4 oz, 6 oz, 8 oz, 10 oz, 12 oz
  • Water Reservoir: Requires direct water line plumbing
  • Milk Reservoir: 2 x 1 lb powdered milk hoppers (up to 50 cappuccinos)
  • Water Filter: Not compatible
  • Display: Full color touchscreen
  • Temp Control: Yes
  • Strength Control: Yes
  • Dimensions: 15.0"W x 14.6"D x 20.5"H
  • Weight: 35 lbs
  • Other Features: UL Commercial listed, Auto-On/Off, refillable powered hopper, brews both coffee and specialty beverages, auto-eject pod functionality, 1400W power draw, High Altitude setting, quick rinse, multilingual brewing instructions, drainable internal tank

Keurig K4000 Cafe Overview

A total powerhouse, the Keurig K4000 Cafe System is Keurig's best customer-facing commercial coffee maker.

It's also their only commercial coffee maker with the ability to brew both standard coffee and specialty beverages:

  • 5 coffee brew sizes from 4-12 oz for coffee, tea, and hot cocoa
  • 3 cup sizes for cappuccinos and lattes

Best of all, everything brews in under 60 seconds.

A direct water line unit with auto-eject pod functionality, capacity to stored 35-40 spent pods, and two 1 lb powdered milk hoppers capable of making up to 50 cappuccinos, the K4000 Cafe System is the most hands-of, do-it-all machine for your business.

Pros

  • UL Commercial listed
  • Brews both regular coffee and lattes/cappuccinos with two 1 lb powdered milk hoppers
  • Brews everything with standard K-Cups
  • Direct water line plumbing ensures you never run out of water
  • Auto-eject pod function with large spent pod storage

Cons

  • Top-of-the-line brewer comes with a price tag to match
  • No water reservoir so plumbing is required

Is the Keurig K4000 Cafe for you?

Is Keurig K4000 Cafe for you?

The Keurig K4000 Cafe System is great for cafes, cafeterias, convenience stores, and almost any other commercial application. With its understandably premium price tag, not every business owner needs a machine as robust as the K4000.

If you do, great! You won't regret adding this virtual barista to your team.

If you're looking for a commercial brewer that's a little simpler (and cheaper), we have two recommendations for you.

But be warned: Neither of the following brewers make specialty beverages. For dual coffee and specialty beverage functionality with a commercial certification, your only option is the K4000.

Recommendation 1: the K3500. Like the K4000, this brewer requires direct water line plumbing and features a sleek, intuitive, digital interface for an awesome customer experience. However, it doesn't brew specialty beverages.

Recommendation 2: the K1500. A much more scaled-down commercial brewer, the K1500 isn't compatible with direct water line plumbing but does have a 96 oz reservoir for lower-throughput environments.

Keurig K4000 Cafe Review: An In-Depth Look

Check out the Keurig K4000 Cafe!

Check out Keurig K4000 Cafe!

Keurig K4000 Cafe
Able to brew 4-12 oz coffees and 3 sizes of lattes and cappuccinos, the Keurig K4000 Cafe covers all of your customers' coffee needs. And with direct plumbing compatibility and auto-eject pods, it's easy on you, too.

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