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27.8 cu. ft. French Door Refrigerator with Hot Water in Stainless Steel

  • Hot water dispenser -simplify hot food and drink prep
  • Precise Fill- Dispenses filtered water in accurate measurements
  • Full-width electronic temp-controlled drawer with colored LED
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Product Overview

The CFE28TSHSS 27.8 cu. ft. French-Door Ice and Water Refrigerator allows easy access to all fresh food areas and uses crisp, clean LED lighting to ensure fresh foods are easy to see and easy to find. This refrigerator features hands-free Precise Fill and hot water in the dispenser and GE's Pure and Clean filtration system that removes pharmaceuticals for safe drinking water. And for optimum food freshness, TurboCool and TurboFreeze settings deliver an extra boost of cold air to restore the interior to its set temperature.
  • California residents
  • ENERGY STAR and CEE Tier I qualified to meet or exceed federal guidelines for energy efficiency for year-round energy and money savings
  • Stainless steel Cafe dispenser with pullout tray features an extra-tall dispenser to easily fill large containers and a hot water dispenser lets you choose your own temperature or from one of the 4 pre-programmed settings to simplify hot food and drink preparation
  • Your space-saving icemaker, located in the door, with integrated bins creates more usable storage space
  • GE's exclusive advanced filtration system removes trace pharmaceuticals from water and ice
  • External touch color LCD control screen makes temperature management accessible and easy
  • TwinChill evaporators separate climates in the fresh food and freezer sections to help maintain temperature and humidity levels to keep foods fresh
  • Spill-proof glass shelves with aluminum trim contain spills and simplify cleanup, preventing liquids from leaking onto shelves below
  • Full-width electronic temperature-controlled drawer with colored LED lights has 5 accurate settings to deliver the optimal temperature for your favorite foods, while colored lights indicate the chosen setting
  • Drop-down tray allows for extra door storage when you need it and tucks away when you don't
  • 18.6 cu. ft. fresh food capacity provides additional interior space, while 9.2 cu. ft. freezer capacity allows for additional storage space
  • 3 freezer baskets, including utility-basket, provide organized storage for frozen foods
  • Door alarm notifies you when the refrigerator has been left open or partially closed
  • GE Cafe stainless steel exterior with hidden hinges, complemented by robust handles, adds a professional look to your kitchen
  • Showcase LED lighting positioned throughout the interior and under fresh food doors to spotlight foods inside the refrigerator and in the freezer
  • 3 fresh food drawers, 2 adjustable humidity and 1 full-width with adjustable temperature
  • 3 Door French Door Refrigerator has two fresh food doors and one bottom mount freezer drawer
  • Limited 1-year entire appliance warranty
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Depth (Excluding Handles)
Depth (Including Handles)
Depth (Less Door)
Depth With Door Open 90 Degrees (In)
Height to Top of Door Hinge (in.)
Height to Top of Refrigerator (in.)
Product Depth (in.)
Product Height (in.)
Product Width (in.)
Refrigerator Width (In.)


Appliance Category
Appliance Type
French Door Refrigerator
Built-In and Standard Type
French Door
Color - Appliance Cabinet
Color - Door Handle(s)
Stainless Steel
Stainless Steel
Color/Finish Family
Stainless Steel
Defrost Type
Auto / Cycle
Door Finish
Energy Consumption (kWh/year)
Energy Efficiency Tier Rating
Tier I
Freezer Capacity (cu. ft.)
Freezer Door Type
Pull Out Drawer
Freezer Features
Adjustable Temperature Control,LED Light Type
Freezer Type
Drawer Freezer
General Features
Child Lock,Door Alarm,Flat-back Design,Hidden Hinge,LED Light Type,Wheels
Ice Maker Features
Filtered Ice,In-Door Ice Maker,Removable Basket
Ice Maker Type
Single Ice Maker
Ice/Water Dispenser
Installation Depth
Standard Depth
Number of Doors
2 Door
Number of Drawers
Single Drawer
Number of Freezer Baskets/Bins
3 Baskets/Bins
Number of Freezer Shelves
No Shelves
Number of Refrigerator Shelves
5 Shelves
Operational Features
Dual Evaporated Cooling System,Humidity Controlled Crisper,Independent Refrigerator Cooling,LED Controls,Sabbath Mode
Product Weight (lb.)
388 lb
Refrigeration Dispenser Features
Crushed Ice,Cubed Ice,Dispenser Control Lock-Out,Dispenser Location-In Door,Filtration Replacement Indicator Light,Filtration System,Hot Water Dispenser,Water Dispenser,Water Filtration
Refrigerator Capacity (cu. ft.)
Shelf Material - Freezer
No Shelf
Shelf Material - Refrigerator
Storage Features
Adjustable Door Storage,Adjustable Racks,Deli Drawer,Gallon Door Storage,Removable Shelves,Spill Proof Shelves
Temperature Control Type
External Digital
Total Capacity (cu. ft.)
Water Filter Replacement Model#

Warranty / Certifications

Certifications and Listings
ADA Compliant,UL Listed
Manufacturer Warranty
Limited 1-year entire appliance

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Refrigerator Width (In.)35.7535.7535.62535.75
Depth (Excluding Handles)35.2535.2534.2534.12
Height to Top of Refrigerator (in.)696968.62568.88
Ice/Water DispenserBothBothBothBoth
Total Capacity (cu. ft.)27.827.827.829.7
Installation DepthStandard DepthStandard DepthStandard DepthStandard Depth
Height to Top of Door Hinge (in.)69.87569.87569.87570.25
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Questions & Answers


does it come in white?

Asked by Terry April 6, 2018

Not to my knowledge

Just purchased but seems louder

Asked by nj888 July 22, 2015

We bought ours with the house being constructed so cannot return it. It sits next to a wall behind which is my mothers bed headboard. She is unable to sleep well because all night long she is subjected to "hmmmmm, hmmmmmm, hmmmmmm, hmm, hmm, hmm, hmmmmmm, hmmmmm, hmmmmm". I called for repair but they said this is normal because of the high efficiency compressor and I just have to live with it. Might just throw it out and buy something else since we cannot return it.

What is "hands free precise fill"?

Asked by Annie January 22, 2016

This feature allows you to fill a bottle or container with water while you step away.

Does the water dispenser dispense cold/chilled water?

Asked by Kristen December 19, 2017

Yes, the water is chilled.

Do you need a hot and cold water line for the water dispenser (for hot and cold)?

Asked by Bridget February 12, 2017

Hello Bridget - this is Nancy at GE Appliances and we are happy to help you. The refrigerator should only be hooked up to the cold water line. The water is heated for the hot water heater. We hope this helps! Thanks for checking with us!

I purchased this unit in Canada Love it Can you help me with the serial number of replacement wa...

Asked by Marilyn October 24, 2019

Hi Marilyn - GE Café™ Series CFE28TSHSS is compatible with RPWFE replacement filter. For assistance with Canadian models visit - Thanks for checking with us! Sue

Does it matter which door (left vs right) is closed first?

Asked by mmphill July 18, 2016

We havent found any difference which door is closed first. Be carefull if any stored items are on right door shelves (tall bottles) that may lean toward center as you close

Is the Cafe line available in fingerprint resistant stainless steel?

Asked by kmk October 26, 2017

i sometime see fingerprints, but also water marks from splashes ,etc. Its not always "clean" looking without maintenance (stainless steel wipes etc)

You say it is "American Made". Who makes the compressor, condenser, dryer?

Asked by Swope November 18, 2017

John, Fred and Steve make them

We have the GE 27.8 Cu Ft Cafe series french core refrigerator with the Keurig feature. I would ...

Asked by Joan November 6, 2016

Need to change the water filter, first of all I just got it 3 months ago and already have to change the filter. Is that ok? The most important question is, how do I remove the old filter to put the new one ? Urgent

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Customer Reviews

  • 814 Customer Reviews
  • 4.3 out of 5 stars overall
83% of customers recommended.
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Difficult to clean
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Hot water heater takes several minutes to warm up. Chrome inside fridge in front of shelves bubbles and peels off after a few months of use Drawers aren’t able to be removed without taking out the entire shelves both doors have to be open to open deli drawer. There’s no alarm on the freezer door if it doesn’t close all the way like most fridges have now to alert you the door didn’t close.
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Response from Cafe January 18, 2021
Hello Bummed1960, Thank you so much for your review. We're so sorry to hear about the different issues you've had with your refrigerator. We can understand how this would be frustrating. We're always happy to provide assistance. If you have any other questions, please feel free to reach out to us via social media or through our Contact Us page. We hope this helps. Best wishes. Mike@Cafe
Kinnelon NJ
Keeps things fresh
Customer review from logo
I love it. Has so much room looks great handles are awesome Easy to open and close
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Conroe TX
Love my fridge
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My sister got this fridge last year and I loved it so I went and bought myself one and I love mine even more
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Tampa, FL
Beauty with excellent functionality
Customer review from logo
Replaced and disappointing LG with this to match our Cafe oven and cooktop. The inside is very similar to LG, so the transition was easy. The Cafe has a much larger ice making capability with a larger in door bin. It’s touch panel and controls for dispensing ice and water are excellent. Keeps all food fresh and frozen perfectly. Can’t be beat for beauty, Lots of in door space in the bins. Ours came with some scratches on all the doors which we noticed within ghr first week, thankfully. GE has a 7 day cosmetic warranty. So we called the problem in right away, they sent out an authorized service company, and all three doors are being replaced at no cost. So inspect carefully right away for cosmetic flaws. Expensive, but worth it. We have the matte white and changed to the brushed stainless handles.
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Best fridge we have ever owned!
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We moved into our home a two weeks ago and had the cafe series installed at our home. It was a major step up from our Samsung appliances we had at our last place. The hot water dispenser was a nice added touch that we have made full use of for our morning tea.
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Long Island, NY
Great looking and great features!
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This refrigerator is about a month old and I am so pleased we decided on GE Cafe. We love the hot water dispenser for tea and hot chocolate. And it’s size makes it perfect for our family of 5.
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Fresno, CA
Nice Looking!
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Been using less than a month, but enjoying it so far. Love the hot water dispenser. I do hear it goes through water filters quickly, but haven’t come across that yet since it’s so new. Large drawers and love the different temperature a settings with them all
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Beautiful,efficient, functional
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We waited 3 weeks to have this fridge delivered and the wait was so worth it! It is beautiful, sleek, large, spacious, there is great use of the space. Live it
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League City, Tx
Ok fridge when it works
Customer review from logo
The ice maker leaks water, the upper shelf of the fridge freezes anything liquid and the freezer ices up and leaks water everywhere. This is my second fridge of this model with the same issues. The repair guys from GE keeps saying they never see this problem, but I can’t be the only one with this issue. Save your time and money, buy a different brand.
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Meridian, Idaho
Beautiful style and features!!
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We love our cafe refrigerator!! Beautiful and stylish!! Hoping to upgrade the rest of my kitchen at some point with same color and style
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