Cuisinart Electric Can Opener

Last updated date: February 13, 2020

DWYM Score
8.8


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Overall Take

With clean lines and essential features, this black and stainless can opener won't overwhelm your counter space. The magnetic lid holder offers safety and security. It operates with a single touch and cleans up with little effort. In our analysis of 29 expert reviews, the Cuisinart Cuisinart Electric Can Opener placed 5th when we looked at the top 9 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

Editor's Note February 13, 2020:
Checkout The Best Can Opener for a detailed review of all the top can openers.

Expert Summarized Score
9.0
3 expert reviews
User Summarized Score
9.0
4,711 user reviews
Our Favorite Video Reviews
What experts liked
Easy to clean, Wide base enhances stability.
- BestReviews
Its power cut blade and press-and-release lever make the entire can opening process a breeze, and the removable lever means even cleaning it takes no effort at all.
- Top Home Review
Power Cut blade, Cuisinart-quality engineered motor, Single-touch operation, standard size cans, Removable activation lever and easy clean.
- Smart Kitchen Reviews
What experts didn't like
Cutting blade is plastic instead of metal, which raises some concerns about strength and durability.
- BestReviews
You may spend a little bit longer with this can opener to line up the tin can correctly. It doesn’t look or feel durable, even if it isn't. It doesn’t always grab the can in the right place
- Top Home Review
Weak cutting mechanism, can do get jammed, not the best quality or construction engineering.
- Smart Kitchen Reviews

From The Manufacturer

Cuisinart combines style, convenience, and power in the Deluxe Can Opener. With beautiful chrome accents and elegant contours, the Deluxe Can Opener operates with a single-touch for effortless operation. The Power Cut blade and magnetic lid holder are attached to the detachable lever for fast cleanup.

Overall Product Rankings

1. Hamilton Beach Automatic Can Opener
Overall Score: 9.4
Expert Reviews: 8
2. Adoric Manual Can Opener
Overall Score: 9.3
Expert Reviews: 0
3. Kuhn Rikon Auto Safety Lid Lifter
Overall Score: 9.0
Expert Reviews: 1
4. EZ-DUZ-IT Manual Can Opener
Overall Score: 8.9
Expert Reviews: 6
5. Cuisinart Electric Can Opener
Overall Score: 8.8
Expert Reviews: 3
6. OXO Manual Can Opener
Overall Score: 8.7
Expert Reviews: 1
7. KitchenAid Manual Can Opener with Magnet
Overall Score: 8.6
Expert Reviews: 2
8. MiToo Automatic Can Opener
Overall Score: 7.2
Expert Reviews: 1
9. Kebley Manual Can Opener
Overall Score: 6.2
Expert Reviews: 4

An Overview On Can Openers

Can openers are a true kitchen staple. Whether you are a college student living in a dorm or a first-rate chef with an extravagant cooking space, you need some sort of can opener. Considering the essentials every can opener requires, as well as your unique wants and needs, can help you select the right one for your kitchen.

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Think about whether you prefer a manual or an electric can opener. Manual can openers are affordable and convenient. Since no power is required to use one, you can tuck it in a utensil drawer or take it on a camping trip with the same results. However, they can be challenging to use, especially for someone with limited mobility or fine motor skills, arthritis or weak hands.

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Electric can openers are easy to use, usually able to open containers at the touch of a button. Some have additional features, such as the ability to open other types of cans and bottles. The possible downsides of an electric can opener include the need for electricity to operate and the requirement for at least a small amount of counter space.

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Of course, a can opener should be well-made, built to last, easy to clean and maintain, and simple to use. In addition, look for a model that leaves smooth edges and a cutting wheel that doesn’t touch food to promote health and safety.

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If you can’t decide between two or three different models, let aesthetics be your guide. Go with the can opener that blends into your kitchen’s decor.

DYWM Fun Fact

People have always sought ways to store food longer, including pickling, smoking or drying it. Around the turn of the 19th century, the French government offered a hefty prize of 12,000 francs to the first person to successfully invent a way to preserve food for storage transportation.

A French chef named Nicolas Appert accepted the challenge and won. His process was a version of canning foods in jars. Soon after, the English worked to improve his method, swapping glass jars for metal containers. 

By the mid-1800s, a Connecticut man named Ezra J. Warner invented a manual can opener. Prior to his invention, people used chisels and hammers to open metal cans.

The Can Opener Buying Guide

  • Keeping your can opener clean is vital to safe use and to proper function over time. Soak manual can openers or the removable cutting wheel of electric can openers in white vinegar for several minutes. Follow up by scrubbing away dirt or rust with a brush (a toothbrush works well for this purpose) and then washing it with mild dish soap and warm water. Dry it carefully with a clean towel before putting it back.