Best Under The Counter / Compact Refrigerators
If you’re short on space in your kitchen, then it’s a smart idea to invest in a refrigerator of the ‘under the counter’ variety.
Having your fridge neatly tucked away under a counter will save you plenty of space, while still giving you enough room to store as much as you’d like in your refrigerator.
With this in mind, we’ve collected together all of the best under the counter fridges so you can easily decide which type of model is most likely to suit your needs. So let’s take a look at the fridges on offer.
This compact, free-standing model produced by GE comes with 3 adjustable glass shelves, as well as shelves on the inside of the door – giving you plenty of room to store a variety of items.
The door storage gives you and additional can rack, along with a tall bottle holder, making it practical to store cans and tall bottles inside the fridge.
It uses a numbered dial to control the internal temperature, and it even comes with a small freezer compartment which comes in useful despite its limited size.
Overall, this is a reasonably priced under the counter fridge from a reliable brand that covers all the basic features you’re likely to need.
This model from Danby also gives you 4.4 cu.ft internal capacity, and it also gives you wire shelves to give you plenty of storage.
What’s more, it comes with a convenient CanStor dispensing system for all your beverages, which makes it very easy to store and withdraw cans of beer, for example.
This fridge is also 100% refrigerator, with no additional freezer compartment which you may not need. Finally, it’s nice to know that this model runs very quietly. Overall, it receives great reviews, scoring a 4.1 out of 5.0 on Amazon based on over 70 reviews at the time of writing.
This compact fridge from SPT is quite a bit smaller than the previous options, with just a 2-1/2 cubic feet net capacity. This makes it ideal for people who need something on the smaller side – especially if you’re planning to use it in a dorm room or an office.
It’s completely free standing, and comes with a simple adjustable thermostat to allow you full control over the internal temperature.
Despite its small size, it still has space for a small freezer compartment, and it also runs incredibly quietly – which again makes it the ideal choice for a dorm room.
Here’s another compact fridge from the reputable name brand of Danby. This one provides you with 2.5 cu.ft interior capacity, along with 2-1/2 shelves for making the most of the internal space.
Additionally, it allows you to store your beverages very easily – including tall bottles – thanks to the CanStor dispensing system.
While the fridge can be stored under a counter, it works equally well on a counter top, and even provides a resilient scratch-proof top that can be very useful in a compact dorm room, where space is a premium.
Overall, this is a simple, stylish, and quiet refrigerator that makes for an excellent addition to any small sized room.
This option from SPT is one of their most compact models, coming in at 2.5 cu.ft of storage space.
It gives you a slide out wire shelf for extra storage, and this is found in the inside of the reversible door, along with a transparent storage drawer with a glass shelf.
This is a very attractive and stylish looking fridge, and certainly doesn’t have the appearance of a bargain-basement type of fridge. It runs very quietly, and gives you just enough space for most people who are using it in a dorm room or an office.
The reviews are equally very favorable, with this fridge scoring 4.3 out of 5.0, based on almost 200 reviews at the time of writing.