Baratza Vario Ceramic Flat Burr Coffee Grinder

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$479.00 $524.00

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16.75 lbs
15 in
10 in
14 in



With over 16 years of experience in Gourmet coffee grinding and brewing equipment, BARATZA sets the standard for home grinders. The Vario is Baratza's entry to the mezzo class of grinders. The mezzo class fills the niche between large professional grinders and home grinders. The Vario's small footprint, full grind range from espresso to press, consistently repeatable micro grind adjustment and quick grinding speed places it at the top of its class. The new 886 model now includes an all-metal portaholder for added stability when dosing directly into your portafilter.

  • 54mm ceramic flat burrs manufactured by Mahlkoenig, designed to last twice as long as steel burrs
  • 230 repeatable grind settings
  • Unique "dual cam" grind adjustment features two distinct adjustment levers
  • Baratza exclusive all-metal PortaHolder permits hands free grinding into any Espresso portafilter.
  • The Vario grinds approximately 1.5 grams/second at Espresso and 2.5 grams/second at Press.
  • Three separate timer settings aid in consistency and repeatability.


Model: Encore Virtuoso+ Sette 270 Sette 270Wi Vario Vario W Forte AP Forte BG
Standard Burr: 40 mm Steel M3 40 mm Steel M2 40 mm Steel S1 40 mm Steel S1 54 mm Ceramic 54 mm Ceramic 54 mm Ceramic 54 mm Steel
Grind Range: 250–1200 μm 200–1400 μm 230–950 μm 230–950 μm 230–1150 μm 230–1150 μm 230–1150 μm 230–1150 μm
Macro Adjustments: 40 40 30 30 10 10 10 10
Micro Adjustments: n/a n/a 9 9 23 23 26 26
Adjustment Steps: 40 40 270 270 230 230 260 260
Hopper Capacity: 230 g 230 g 285 g 285 g 230 g 285 g 285 g 285 g
Grounds Capacity: 145 g 145 g 160 g 160 g 180 g 170 g 170 g 170 g
Weight: 7 lbs (3.1 kg) 8 lbs (3.6 kg) 7 lbs (3.2 kg) 7 lbs (3.2 kg) 10.5 lbs (4.8 kg) 9 lbs (4.1 kg) 13 lbs (6 kg) 13 lbs (6 kg)
Dimensions W/H/D: 4.7/13.8/6.3 in (12/35/16 cm) 4.7/13.8/6.3 in (12/35/16 cm) 5.1/15.7/9.5 in (13/40/24 cm) 5.1/15.7/9.5 in (13/40/24 cm) 5.1/14.2/7.1 in (13/36/18 cm) 5.1/14.2/7.1 in (13/36/18 cm) 5.1/14.2/7.1 in (13/36/18 cm) 5.1/14.2/7.1 in (13/36/18 cm)
Preferred Application: Filter Filter Espresso Espresso Multi-Use Multi-Use Espresso Filter
4.66667 stars, based on 3 reviews

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3/13/2020 1:19:28 PM

5 / 5 stars

Awesome grinder

This grinder is awesome. Also i want to give a shoutout to Ryan up there. He was extremely helpful with all my questions.

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8/30/2019 7:14:55 PM

5 / 5 stars

Awesome grinder!

I had metal burrs installed for non-expresso use - works great!

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6/24/2020 11:20:08 AM

4 / 5 stars

Multi-daily use

We got this because our Sette broke 3x. We like this grinder. It took about a week for the coarse to work out. We were a bit nervous when finest setting was pushing 40g of espresso through in 8 seconds. Eventually it flushed out but it took a bag of coffee at least id say. The porta option to dose direct is not good. I first took off the rubber grips to loosen it as it would not fit, when we’d pull it out it would pull magnetic grips that hold the piece in out. After that and it making a grind mess we switches to using the plastic holder and it works great! No real problems and the price was in line with expectations. We pull aboit 5-6 shots a day from it.

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