Where to Buy Senseo Coffee Pods These Days

For more than two years! Senseo customers have been having a big problem finding coffee pods. Despite promises, store shelves are still Senseo pods-free. And, according to Senseo, they have no idea when will this problem be solved.

What to do?! At this moment, you have two options: you can get Senseo pods online or find good (and cheap) replacement.

The original Senseo pods

SenseoStore.com has all of the popular pod varieties: Senseo Dark Roast, Medium Roast, Sumatra Blend, Colombia, Kona Blend, Decaffeinated, French Vanilla and Hazelnut, Espresso, Breakfast blend. 

Price: $35.99 for 108 / 96 pods depending on the blend.

You can also find Senseo pods on Amazon. Usually it’s $33.26 for 108 pods, shipped free! That’s $31.26 when you use subscribe & save service. They also have a small 64ct pack for $19.96.

Update 11/05/13 : Senseo medium and dark roast are finally available at  few select Walmart stores. Price $5.48 per 18ct bag. That’s $54.80 for 108 pods which is still crazy expensive.

Good replacement: Melitta Pods

Compatible with Senseo coffee makers, Melitta coffee pods are amazingly popular. Melitta is a great choice if you want a good cup of coffee – at the reasonable price. You can easily find them at your local Target or Walgreens store. They also have them on Amazon.

Note: When buying Melitta pods for Senseo, make sure you choose SOFT, 7 gram coffee pod type. Melitta has few different pod types in their offer but they don’t all work with Senseo machines.

Reusable Senseo pods

For most of my readers with Senseo, Eco Pad Coffee Filter ($8.50) works pretty good. You can get Folgers or Maxwell house, fill up the pod and make your coffee over and over again. Not as convenient as the original pods, but there’s something great about the fact that you can finally enjoy your morning coffee instead chasing senseo pods.

Coffeeduck refillable pod ($12.99) is also popular.

Note: The reusable Senseo pods usually works great but they can’t fit all Senseo models, so please make sure they are compatible with your coffee maker before you make a purchase.

I hope this helps.

And, if you’re looking for a simple & cheap solution, check out my tutorial on how you can make your own coffee pods using nothing more than regular coffee & coffee filters.

Do you have some nice solution to share?! I would love to hear about it.

 

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Comments

  1. says

    Does anyone know what makes the coffee foam with the pods? I bought the coffee duck refillable pod & it makes a great cup of coffee but without the foam. Does having the paper filter do all that, or something in the coffee?

    • Danijela says

      Hi Jacalyn,
      usually, the crema depends on coffee choice. You should know that Senseo doesn’t make the real crema, but it uses special technology that produces airy foam, so I can’t guarantee the success with these tips. But I would give them a try.
      As I mentioned, usually it’s the coffee and the amount of oils and sugars in the coffee bean, to be precise. In espresso word, fresh roasted coffee gives the best crema. If the coffee is too old, than it won’t give the foam. I don’t know if you have a local roaster or a coffee shop you can buy your coffee from, but it wouldn’t be a bad idea to try brewing just 3, 4 days old coffee and see will it make any difference. If not, and you’re buying coffee at the grocery store, check the expiration date on the package and make sure it is not near expiration. Also, I would recommend medium instead of dark raosted coffee since it has more oils and sugars. In this case you will not get the strongest taste ever, but there should be more foam ( I don’t know what blend you usually like).
      And, if this doesn’t work, than you might want to try making your own pods, because I know that most people just can’t get the proper amount of foam with this type of pods. You don’t have to buy special equipment or anything. Just get regular coffee filter, put two scoops of coffee, close well and brew your coffee.

      PS. Please remember, you don’t have to buy expensive coffee beans /filters or anything. Just make sure that the coffee is fresh, that’s not over roasted and see will the paper filters give the better result ( I think they will). I hope this helps. Good luck and let me know if you need anything else.

      • says

        Thank you, will try these tips & let you know how it goes. The coffee I’m trying at present I thought was fresh, but not sure now. I do typically like the darker roast so will try the medium roast to see as well. Good tips, thanks again. :-)

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