EdgeStar DWP61ES Countertop Dishwasher Review

The EdgeStar DWP61ES Countertop Dishwasher has the biggest price tag of all the countertop dishwashers featured on this website but it is also the most feature packed with things like child lock features, rinse aid warnings and time delay options and we think its the best looking dishwasher out of all the other countertop dishwashers.

EdgeStar DWP61ES Countertop Dishwasher

The EdgeStar DWP61ES is easy to use, and like the Danby comes with an LED Display and looks very chic. Additionally the Dishwasher has a good proven track record of good performance and lots of good reviews.

EdgeStar DWP61ES Countertop Dishwasher Review

Design: The EdgeStar DWP61ES is a sleek looking machine with the standard rectangular shape and a dimension of  17-3/16″ H x 21-11/16″ W x 19-11/16″ D and a weight of 50 pounds. The unit is made from aluminum and plastic components. The interior cavity is a solid stainless steel for long lasting durability. The only color option for this model is a silver color but it looks very pleasing. The Controls are all very simple and easy to use and the amount of buttons is kept to a minimum.

Features: The EdgeStar DWP61ES comes with 6 standard place settings, 6 different wash cycles including heavy, normal, light, rinse, glass and soak, LED display, includes dish rack, cup shelf and cutlery basket. Other features that are included are a delayed timer feature, child lock, supports plates up to 10.5″ in diameter, auto rinse agent dispenser, rinse aid warning, time remaining display, easy faucet connection is standard and a 5 ft hose is provided. Noise levels are also kept to a minimum of only 55db.

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Consumption: The EdgeStar DWP1ES keeps water and energy use down to a minimum. The unit only uses 200 Kwh a year and uses 3.5 gallons of water per cycle. Additionally the DWP1ES is energy star certified.

Durability: The EdgeStar DWP1ES utilized premium quality components for the exterior. The interior cavity is made from quality stainless steel to withstand years of dish washing. EdgeStar also give you 1 year parts warranty and 3 months labor warranty.

Pros and cons of the EdgeStar DWP1ES


  • Led Display
  • Lots of features
  • Good reviews
  • Excellent performance
  • Easy faucet connect
  • Low energy
  • best looking in its class


  • Most expensive out of all the countertop dishwashers
  • Comes in only one color choice
  • 3 months labor warranty not 1 year

The EdgeStar DWP1ES is a very good machine and we say if your budget allows why not opt for a more feature packed portable dishwasher with a very stylish look. The unit featured all perform about the same in terms of washing dishes. The DWP1ES comes with a few extra perks like LED Display which allows you to see how much time is remaining until your cycles finishes and also lets you easily cycle through your control options. Other perks such as child lock features, time delay features and rinse aid warning are nice features to have. The price differences between the countertop dishwashers are not substantial and range from $220 – $280 so you have some good options to decide with.