Coast Appliances Countertop Microwaves

Countertop Microwaves

  • Countertop microwaves are versatile, easy to install, move, and come in various sizes and price points. Coast Appliances carries dozens of models to meet your needs at prices that will fit your budget.

Countertop Benefits

Countertop microwaves offer a versatile, space-saving solution for your kitchen. Whether you’re living in a compact apartment or simply need an additional cooking option, these appliances fit neatly on your counter without the need for complex installation. With features ranging from standard reheating and defrosting to advanced functions like sensor cooking and inverter technology, countertop microwaves cater to a variety of needs and preferences.


Another key benefit of countertop microwaves is their portability. Unlike built-in models, you can easily move them from one place to another, making them ideal for renters or those who frequently remodel their kitchen spaces. Additionally, they come in a range of sizes and wattages, allowing you to choose a model that best fits your daily usage and kitchen dimensions.

Bringing Your Microwaves: Countertop Home

Choosing the right countertop microwave involves considering several factors, including size, power, and features. It’s important to measure your available counter space to ensure a good fit. Also, consider the wattage. Higher wattage means quicker and more even cooking, which can be a boon for meals on the go. Modern microwaves also come with a plethora of features such as pre-programmed settings for popular foods, child locks, and energy-saving modes.


Once you’ve selected the perfect microwave, setting it up is straightforward. Most countertop microwaves are ready to use straight out of the box—simply ready the tray, plug them into a standard outlet, and you’re set. To get the most out of your new appliance, take a moment to read through the user manual for safety tips and the best practices for microwave cooking. This will not only enhance your cooking experience but also extend the lifespan of your microwave.

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Countertop Microwaves FAQ

Countertop microwaves come in a wide range of sizes, from compact models of about 0.5 cubic feet to larger models of 2 cubic feet or more.

One convenient feature of a countertop microwave is that it requires no external ventilation. However, they need space at the back, top and sides to avoid overheating.

A countertop microwave is placed on top of the counter and plugged into a wall outlet. They are relatively lightweight, not permanently installed and are often very affordable.

Many manufacturers make countertop microwaves. At Coast Appliances, we feature brands known for long-term reliability, including Panasonic, LG, Fulgor Milano and Dacor.