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Cuisinart GR-4N Griddler Reviews

19 reviews
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Overall Rating:

86%Rated 5 stars

0%Rated 4 stars

7%Rated 3 stars

7%Rated 2 stars

0%Rated 1 stars

16 are "Favorable"

Most Helpful Favorable Review

Posted 11/30/11
Overall Rated:5 stars!
Comfort Rated:5 stars!
Style Rated:5 stars!

I bought the GR-4N Griddler and I have had the George Foreman grill, those plates turn color. I see that this grill will not turn and can be washed easy. I would tell a friend if they were in the market for a grill.

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3 are "Critical"

Most Helpful Critical Review

Posted 2/19/12
Overall Rated:2 stars!
Comfort Rated:2 stars!
Style Rated:4 stars!

This review is from: Cuisinart GR-4N 5-in-1 Griddler (Kitchen) My wife and I were excited to finally get this item when it went on sale. We first started out truing to make pancakes and couldn't believe how long they took to turn golden which they never really did. We're both good cooks, we allowed it 10 minutes to warm up to 375 degrees. After going through 2 batches of batter and still not with an edible pancake, I decided to do some testing. I got out my infrared thermometer and found the problem. When the temperature selector was set to 375, the temperature of the cooking plates cycled from a low of 250 to a hich of 310 or so. This cycle kept repeating. Turning the selector up to 425, the plates cycled between 328 and 386 degrees. Using the panini selector and set to the highest temperature available, sear, the plates cycled between 352 and 414. I am so glad I did not risk destroying a steak on this POS. I'm sure this thing would work fine for a sandwich but it's also advertised as a griddle and a griddle it ain't. It's already back in the box and will be returned to Macy's tomorrow.

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April 1, 2012

Anonymous

from Eugene, OR

Love it! Easy to make great Panninis, and clean up is a real snap, literally.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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March 1, 2012

Ed S

from Henderson, NV

Prompt delivery. Since receiving almost in daily use for griddle sandwiches, (grilled cheese, ham & cheese) eggs, fish and more as I experiment.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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February 24, 2012

Anonymous

from Seattle, WA

We've had the Cuisinart Griddler for over two years. We've enjoyed it -- have used it a lot. The huge downside for us, which is the reason we'll go to another brand, is that the top section never stays 'hooked' to the handle -- it keeps swinging back getting grease and whatever all over the countertop. That has been a real disappointment for us.

Brands I'd also recommend: Breville

Overall Rated:3 stars!

Comfort Rated:3 stars!

Style Rated:3 stars!

 

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February 19, 2012

Greg b

 

This review is from: Cuisinart GR-4N 5-in-1 Griddler (Kitchen) My wife and I were excited to finally get this item when it went on sale. We first started out truing to make pancakes and couldn't believe how long they took to turn golden which they never really did. We're both good cooks, we allowed it 10 minutes to warm up to 375 degrees. After going through 2 batches of batter and still not with an edible pancake, I decided to do some testing. I got out my infrared thermometer and found the problem. When the temperature selector was set to 375, the temperature of the cooking plates cycled from a low of 250 to a hich of 310 or so. This cycle kept repeating. Turning the selector up to 425, the plates cycled between 328 and 386 degrees. Using the panini selector and set to the highest temperature available, sear, the plates cycled between 352 and 414. I am so glad I did not risk destroying a steak on this POS. I'm sure this thing would work fine for a sandwich but it's also advertised as a griddle and a griddle it ain't. It's already back in the box and will be returned to Macy's tomorrow.

Overall Rated:2 stars!

Comfort Rated:2 stars!

Style Rated:2 stars!

 

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January 2, 2012

Surfergirl

from Florida

I love cooking on the Griddler. Since I do not eat a lot of carbs, almost everything can be cooked on this so it is always on my counter and ready. Shrimp (fresh or frozen), sesame crusted ahi tuna, fresh or frozen burgers, chicken(pound it so it cooks evenly), scallops, any vegetable you can imagine (just drizzle with olive oil and salt and pepper). Grilled peaches, figs, and pineapple. I use the panini setting on everything because it cooks from top and bottom and everything takes about half the normal time to cook. And the removeable plates are so easy to clean.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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November 30, 2011

Marlene z

from brooklyn nyt

I bought the GR-4N Griddler and I have had the George Foreman grill, those plates turn color. I see that this grill will not turn and can be washed easy. I would tell a friend if they were in the market for a grill.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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November 4, 2011

Anonymous

from Oregon

After much research and comparison shopping I ordered the Cuisinart GR-4N Griddler. I love it! Works great. Easy to clean. Easy to use. I read somewhere about placing a wet paper towel on the grill and closing the lid on it after you are done cooking to aid in clean up. I have done this also and clean up is fast and easy. I use it so often that it has gained a permanent place on my counter top. Very happy with this grill.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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August 8, 2011

Michael G

from Western Michigan

I've had this unit for a couple of years now and I love it. I open it flat to use as a griddle to make homemade english muffins. I also use the slotted plates to make panini's all the time. With the "floating" top plate I don't squish my sandwiches into wedges. It cooks evenly and quickly. Only bad things...no waffle plates (boo) and a slight amount of smoke when preheating closed.

Brands I'd also recommend: Kitchen Aid, Chef's Choice, Food Saver

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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June 28, 2011

Kaye M

from Orlando

I recently replaced the previous model GR-4 with this model. This one works even better than the old one. They redesigned the drip tray to fit underneath the griddler. They also redesigned the grill plates so that the top and bottom are interchangeable. It heats evenly and cooks all types of food well. I just wish they made it in an even bigger size!

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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June 13, 2011

Michael

from Boston

Purchased this Griddler a couple of months ago and was just thinking "I should write a review." Cooks everything perfectly and within minutes - Panini sandwiches, turkey burgers, veggies (asparagus comes out great), lamb, kabobs pretty much anything you'd throw on a grill. I haven't tested out the griddle side but I suspect it is awesome as well. Cleaning and maintaining is easy - just make sure to soak the removable bits (instead of scrubbing - will probably last longer as well). No downsides, but make sure you have a good hood/vent for the smoke!

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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May 8, 2011

Anonymous

 

It's nice. Before I saw the ad we already had 1 in the house. It's pretty good!

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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March 2, 2011

Stefanie W

from Oakland, CA

This griddler is super awesome. We practically use it for breakfast, lunch and dinner! For Sunday brunches, we pull it out to make large volume of pancakes and eggs quickly on the double griddle. For lunch, we use it as a panini press. For dinner, we quickly grill up salmon steaks/chicken and steak! And it's crazy easy to clean! For the win!

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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December 29, 2010

Judi C

from Decatur, Illinois

I purchased the Griddler as a gift for my son-in-law, who used it while we were visiting (to grill steaks) and loved it.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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October 31, 2010

Alan

from Pennsylvania

Excellent product. Easy to use and clean. Food cooks evenly and comes out perfect with just a little bit of practice. I used to hate to make bacon on the stove because of the mess. If you use dual griddle plates and keep the lid closed in panini mode, bacon comes out nice and crisp with no grease splatter. Can use it to make a full course meal or just toast. Extremely satisfied with product and service from Zappos. One side note, product will become very hot when in use as I expected. So just use the cool touch handle or use an oven mitt when needed.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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