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Lido 3 Coffee Grinder

5.0/5.0
By Robert Parsons October 2, 2020
Looks / Appearance 5.0 / 5.0
Functionality 5.0 / 5.0
Ease of use 5.0 / 5.0

Pros

  • – Large hopper capacity (70 grams)
  • – Dual bronze axle bearings
  • – Includes neoprene carry case
  • – Includes cleaning and maintenance tools

Cons

  • – Expensive

Orphan Espressos is well-known for its coffee grinders lineup. They offer top of the line hand grinders for all types of delicious coffee. 

We’re excited to review the Lido 3 Manual Coffee Grinder as it’s an ideal selection for coffee lovers! This model is a 48mm swiss-made, steel grinding burr set. It’s an improvement from the Lido 2 boasting the following upgrades:

  • – Sharper steel burrs
  • – Lighter materials 
  • – Includes tools for cleaning/maintenance 

Keep reading to learn more about what makes this grinder so great. 

 

Who is the Lido 3 Manual Coffee Grinder For?

This coffee grinder is super convenient, making it the ideal selection for anyone who is constantly on the go. It comes with a neoprene carrying case, which lets you store away this gadget safely with all of its tools. This means you can take it with you everywhere you go, whether you’re traveling across the country or simply going to the office.

While it’s versatile, durable, and practical, we will say that if you’re looking for a wallet-friendly option, you may be better off considering another model. We will say that the Lido 3 is well worth the money, and besides the price, there are little to no downfalls. 

 

Specifications 

  • Material: Aluminum, stainless steel, silicone, and BPA free plastics 
  • Capacity: Holds up to 70 grams (10 tablespoons) of coffee beans
  •  Weight: 2.96 lbs 
  • Dimensions: 13.5 x 3 x 3 inches 

 

What Makes This Coffee Grinder Special? 

As opposed to buying pre-grinded versions at the store, grinding your own beans will automatically give you more control over the grind size, consequently the flavor. The Lido 3 has a stepless adjustment with full grind range. These different grind settings allow you to make more than one type of coffee. This feature opens up different brewing possibilities like espresso or pour-over. 

Moreover, the Lido 3 has a very large capacity. Its hopper can hold up to 70 grams (10 tablespoons) of coffee beans. This is great for individuals who want to make more than one cup of coffee at a time. 

 

Why Should I Buy This Coffee Grinder?

Not only is this Lido grinder compact, but it’s easy to use. The crank handle offers a comfortable bean grinding experience. Its soft-grip handle knob does a good job keeping the grinder in place. This means it won’t be slipping out of your hands like some other models do. 

This is also a very durable model. It’s made with a silicone rubber hopper lid, dual bronze axle bearings, stainless steel, and BPA free plastics. With this purchase you’ll receive a hex tool for grinder maintenance along with a natural bristle brush for easy cleaning. If you travel a lot or are constantly on the go, you’ll enjoy the neoprene carrying case.

Our Verdict

When you purchase the Lido 3 Manual Coffee Grinder you’ll receive the following:

 

  • – Lido 3 Grinder
  • – Neoprene carrying case
  • – Silicone hopper lid 
  • – Hex tool for easy maintenance 
  • – Natural bristle brush for cleaning 
  • – Owners manual 

 

Everything you possibly need to make your own cup of fresh coffee is included. We absolutely love the design and functionality of this hand grinder. A highly recommended option, we guarantee you won’t be disappointed with this fantastic option! 

 

The only downfall is the price. It’s more expensive than most other manual coffee grinders. However, you get what you pay for. We reassure you, this Lido coffee grinder is totally worth the price!

 

Pros

  • – Large hopper capacity (70 grams)
  • – Dual bronze axle bearings
  • – Includes neoprene carry case
  • – Includes cleaning and maintenance tools

Cons

  • – Expensive