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All-Clad 99011GT 2-Square Belgian Waffle Maker / Kitchen Electrics, Silver

Pros: The All-Clad 99011GT waffle maker bakes Belgian waffles in two squares. It has a steam release function for crispier waffles, seven browning levels and nonstick plates. It has a reputation for being a durable and reliable appliance.

Cons: Some users say the nonstick coating isn't sufficient to keep waffles from sticking. Users have also reported overflow problems.

Summary: This appliance makes a thinner Belgian waffle, but is reliable and users say it is sturdy and durable. It is expensive for a waffle maker, but does come from a reputable company.
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Waring Commercial WW200 Heavy-Duty Double Vertical...

Pros: The Waring Commercial WW200 waffle maker will bake two waffles at the same time, and turns like those found in hotel breakfast bars. It heats quickly and also bakes quickly. It has LED lights to indicate it's ready to use, and beeps when the waffle is don

Cons: Users recommend seasoning the nonstick plates with bacon grease, butter or lard for best results. In spite of the commercial label, it really is not designed for heavy commercial use. Some users say it doesn't last long.

Summary: The Waring is a pricey waffle maker, but does make beautiful Belgian waffles every time. Users have reported a high satisfaction rate with this waffle maker.
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Presto 03510 FlipSide Belgian Waffle Maker

Pros: The Presto 03510 FlipSide Belgian waffle maker has a nonstick coating, temperature controls and a timer for optimum waffle browning. The unit flips 180 degrees for more even batter spreading and it heats well for brown, crispy waffles.

Cons: The maker carries a proposition 65 advisory for the nonstick coating. Some users say it burns waffles and does not last a long time.

Summary: An affordable waffle maker, the Presto makes brown, crispy, thick Belgian waffles. However, reliability may be an issue, so users will want to consider that factor.
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Black & Decker G48TD 3-in-1 Waffle Maker & Indoor ...

Pros: The Black and Decker G48TD 3-in-1 waffle maker is a versatile appliance that heats quickly and can make waffles, grilled sandwiches, or can be used as a griddle. It produces brown, crispy waffles.

Cons: The waffle maker does not have a browning setting, so users will need to time their waffles. Some users have reported the upper plates do not want to stay in place and the hinge may fail. Customer service has been responsive to these issues.

Summary: The Black and Decker does provide versatility in the kitchen, but users will want to consider whether not having a browning function is worth the other features, for the price.
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Cuisinart WMR-CA Round Classic Waffle Maker

Pros: The Cuisinart WMR-CA waffle maker does classic "diner" waffles, which are shallower than Belgian waffles. It has five settings for desired browning and nonstick plates for easy release.

Cons: The plates cannot be removed from the waffle maker, so they are harder to clean. Some users have reported the plastic browning control knob breaks, and the hinge may get loose.

Summary: An affordable, reliable waffle maker from a reputable company. It's easy to use, even for younger chefs and provides consistent results.