Best 3 Cup Rice Cooker – Top 7 Picks and Reviews 2020

We went through all of the review sites and found the best of the best using our data-backed approach.

Here’s a look at the best 3 Cup Rice Cooker

Bestseller No. 1
Zojirushi NS-LGC05XB Micom Rice Cooker & Warmer, 3-Cups (uncooked), Stainless Black
515 Reviews
Zojirushi NS-LGC05XB Micom Rice Cooker & Warmer, 3-Cups (uncooked), Stainless Black
  • Multi-menu cooking functions: Special settings for white/mixed riced, sushi rice, brown rice, GABA brown rice, long grain white rice, steel cut oatmeal and quick cooking
  • Triple heater (bottom, side and lid) generate heat all around for even heating.Up to 3 cups / 0.54 liter. Capacity is measured in the approx. 6 oz. / 180mL rice measuring cup, using raw short grain white rice. Other grains may vary
  • Dimensions (W x D x H):9-1/8 x 11-7/8 x 7-1/2 inches. Detachable and washable inner lid
  • Easy to store retractable cord.Interchangeable melody and beep signal
  • Removable steam vent cap allows for high-temperature cooking without messy overflows. Electrical rating : 120 Volts or 450 Watts.Micro computer automatically adjusts cooking temperature and time
SaleBestseller No. 2
Zojirushi NHS-06 3-Cup (Uncooked) Rice Cooker
1,220 Reviews
Zojirushi NHS-06 3-Cup (Uncooked) Rice Cooker
  • Easy-to-use single switch control
  • See-through glass lid with stay cool knob
  • Stay cool handles for easy transport
  • Durable nonstick inner cooking pan
  • Every Zojirushi rice cooker comes with a plastic measuring cup. This cup has a capacity of 6-ounces, or about 3/4 of a U.S. measuring cup. The capacity of the rice cooker is counted in these 6-ounce cups of uncooked short grain white rice. One 6-ounce cup of raw rice makes about 2 to 3, 6-ounce cups of cooked rice
Bestseller No. 3
BLACK+DECKER RC506 6-Cup Cooked/3-Cup Uncooked Rice Cooker and Food Steamer, White
3,101 Reviews
BLACK+DECKER RC506 6-Cup Cooked/3-Cup Uncooked Rice Cooker and Food Steamer, White
  • Capacity: Yields up to 6-Cup (Cooked) and 3 (Cup uncooked) Rice cooker, Note: use only the rice cup to measure rice, never a true cup. Volts - 120V. Wattage - 300W
  • 6-Cup Capacity - Prepare anywhere from 1 to 6 cups of cooked rice, great for small or large meals, and for leftovers.
  • Automatic Keep Warm - The rice stays ready for serving! The rice cooker automatically switches to the “keep warm” function after cooking is complete.
  • Nonstick Rice Pot - The nonstick rice pot is completely removable for easy dishwasher cleanup. Dimensions are 10 x 9.0 x 5.5 inches
  • Food Steaming Basket - The included food steaming basket lets you make healthy meals with vegetables, fish, and more. Measuring Cup and Spoon Included - The measuring cup makes it easy to cook the perfect amount of rice, and the plastic serving spoon prevents accidental scratches to the nonstick rice pot. Note: use only the rice cup to measure rice, never a true cup.
Bestseller No. 4
IMUSA USA GAU-00011 Electric Nonstick Rice Cooker 3-Cup (Uncooked) 6-Cup (Cooked), White
413 Reviews
IMUSA USA GAU-00011 Electric Nonstick Rice Cooker 3-Cup (Uncooked) 6-Cup (Cooked), White
  • Capacity: 3-Cup (Uncooked) 6-Cup (Cooked)
  • Automatic Cook/Warm Switch
  • Tempered Glass Lid with Air Vent
  • Removable Nonstick Cooking Pot
  • Cooking and Warm Indicator Lights
Bestseller No. 5
Zojirushi NS-LHC05 Micom Rice Cooker & Warmer, Stainless Dark Brown
161 Reviews
Zojirushi NS-LHC05 Micom Rice Cooker & Warmer, Stainless Dark Brown
  • Menu settings include: white/sushi, mixed, porridge, sweet, brown, and quick cooking
  • Triple heater (bottom, side and lid) generate heat all around for even heating
  • Detachable and washable inner lid
  • East to store retractable cord
  • Interchangeable melody and beep signal
Bestseller No. 6
Aroma Housewares 6-Cup (Cooked) (3-Cup Uncooked) Pot Style Rice Cooker and Food Steamer...
4,486 Reviews
Aroma Housewares 6-Cup (Cooked) (3-Cup Uncooked) Pot Style Rice Cooker and Food Steamer...
  • Perfectly prepares 2 to 6 cups of any variety of cooked rice
  • Steams meat and vegetables while rice cooks below
  • Simple, one-touch operation with automatic keep-warm
  • Great for soups, jambalaya, chili and so much more
  • Includes full-view tempered glass lid, steam tray, rice measuring cup and serving spatula
SaleBestseller No. 7
Aroma Housewares ARC-363-1NGB 3 Uncooked/6 Cups Cooked Rice Cooker, Steamer, Multicooker, 2-6,...
  • Multi-Functional Use – Whether you're in the mood for a hearty jambalaya, steamed veggies and rice, or a belly-warming soup, you can accomplish it all with your rice cooker. The possibilities are as creative as you are.
  • One-Touch Operation – This cooker is a proud member of our “set it and forget it” mentality. The one-touch operation is fool-proof – just fill it, power on, and cook!
  • Simultaneous Steaming – With the included steam tray, steam foods above while rice, soup, or any other meal simultaneously cooks below, allowing you to save time without sacrificing quality.
  • Automatic Keep Warm – Switches to Keep Warm mode automatically once the cooking cycle is completed to keep your foods at perfect serving temperatures.
  • Convenient Cooking & Cleaning – With the included nonstick inner pot, you can rest assured that cooking will be a breeze. When the cooking is completed, the inner pot can be safely and conveniently cleaned in the dishwasher!