8.8, Based on 48 Reviews
Pump, Heat Exchanger, Reservoir / Plumbed, Commercial Espresso Machine
polished steel, black
Semi / Automatic Heat Exchanger Boiler
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The Livia is one of the most successful "prosumer" machines on the market, by virtue of their being on the market for a long time, long before the new breed of prosumer machines started showing up.
Anna Holden (quality: 7.5)
Bottom Line: Pasquini Livia 90 is a dream machine!
Anthony Baselli (quality: 7.4)
Bottom Line: Overall a very good home espresso machine that can handle volume.
ANTHONY CALABRESE (quality: 7.5)
Bottom Line: Good value for the money and you get to say I own a Bezzera.
Bill Balint (quality: 3.8)
Bottom Line: Breaks down a lot; difficult and sometimes impossible to repair--I'd avoid it if I were you.
Brendan Getchel (quality: 7.9)
Bottom Line: The reigning, worthy champion in the home espresso machine market. [ALL NEW REVIEW]
Carl S Lau (quality: 7.8)
Bottom Line: If you want it and can afford it, buy it.
Charles Chapman (quality: 4.9)
Bottom Line: Quality, Looks, and Simple to use. At 2 dollars a day this machine is paid for, even if I got it at a sale. If you drink expresso or expresso drinks each day, this is the one.
Chris A (quality: 6.0)
Bottom Line: Super shots, super steaming, super looks, super price! Anyone can make a perfect shot of espresso or milk-based drink with this machine.
Chris Williams (quality: 6.7)
Bottom Line: Fabulous machine!
Chris Wyser-Pratte (quality: 6.3)
Bottom Line: This is it. No doubt about it, the best thing on the market.
Christopher Schmitz (quality: 7.7)
Bottom Line: Sturdy high class tool for the addicted coffee afficionado
Bottom Line: I currently have a ESE setup for my Livia 90 and I am interested in trading my portafilter and group head for a traditional portafilter and grouphead that would accommodate grinds. Please email me at email@example.com if interested. Thanks.
Dan Halvorsen (quality: 7.3)
Bottom Line: Great machine with a straighforward personality.
Dan Streight (quality: 3.5)
Bottom Line: This is a great unit for the home enthusiast. I can not figure out why these things cost so much compared to other pieces of kitchen equipment, tool
David Surber (quality: 3.0)
Bottom Line: A great machine that keeps on going
Dung Truong (quality: 7.8)
Bottom Line: Excellent all around high-end home espresso machine, highly recommended if affordable.
Dwight Anderson (quality: 5.8)
Bottom Line: expsensive but worth the money - excellent unit
Gary Kaskey (quality: 6.7)
Bottom Line: Style, quality and ease of use make this a winner
Bottom Line: Small, compact, attractive, reliable, competent machine with slightly dated, but functional technology.
Jeff Kline (quality: 6.5)
Bottom Line: I love this machine
Jesse Imbach (quality: 7.9)
Bottom Line: I live Liva, I love Livia, I love Livia...
Jim (quality: 3.0)
Bottom Line: Buy it, its the best thing on the market.
John R. Kelly (quality: 7.9)
Bottom Line: Incredible. I actually cant believe that getting this machine/grinder combo could effect such a enormous change in quality of espresso/cappas. I wo
Jon Levine (quality: 2.2)
Bottom Line: Makes good coffee, but you have to work at it.
Kedar Roy (quality: 3.5)
Bottom Line: Excellent machine. Well built, attractive and fairly easy to use.
Keith (quality: 7.2)
Bottom Line: Not for everyone, starting to Wish I had went for a commercial unit with double boilers
Ken Carl (quality: 7.7)
Bottom Line: (Like a classic movie) the Pasquini is infinitely enjoyable and best shared with friends
Ken Wallace (quality: 5.5)
Bottom Line: Quality construction, good looks, but potentially costly to repair if it breaks. A few quirks but capable of making excellent espresso once you get to know it.
Kevin P (quality: 7.0)
Bottom Line: I couldn't be happier with this machine. I get great espresso any time on-demand.
Kirby Colas (quality: 2.4)
Bottom Line: A phenomenal machine (if you decide to afford it)
Korey Sherwin (quality: 7.0)
Bottom Line: Great looks, Great Espresso!
M. Hodges (quality: 7.6)
Bottom Line: The Livia 90 is a beautiful espresso machine that produces great espresso.
Marc Berrenson (quality: 5.0)
Bottom Line: Worth the hefty price tag in every way.
Michael Nelson (quality: 8.2)
Bottom Line: Gorgeous to look at, and pleasant to live with... if Livia doesn't improve your espresso experience, you're hopeless.
Neil Blumenfield (quality: 4.6)
Bottom Line: Great espresso maker.
Paul B (quality: 6.0)
Bottom Line: The Livia 90 makes good to near excellent espresso and capuccino but is very sensitive to technique. Mine hasn't been reliable with several expensive component failures.
Peter H. (quality: 8.3)
Bottom Line: I donīt think there is a better home espresso machine
Rai - (quality: 8.0)
Bottom Line: Machine, 1K; Grinder, 500; roaster 300; wearing pjamas to Livia: priceless.
Rich C (quality: 8.3)
Bottom Line: 25,000 shots later, still going strong.
Richard Comess (quality: 6.5)
Bottom Line: Damn good shot of espresso
Rob (quality: 4.5)
Bottom Line: Among the best machines designed for home use.
Robert Malinowski (quality: 1.1)
Bottom Line: Whatever you do, do not purchase this machine.....
Ron Eversole (quality: 5.5)
Bottom Line: What a new begining it was when I purchased my first Espresso machine, especially a Livia 90
Ron Stavis (quality: 2.3)
Bottom Line: Excellent machine. Makes great espresso or cappacino
Sandy Andina (quality: 8.3)
Bottom Line: A great machine for espresso (when it works) though tricky for steaming; terrific tech support but not after warranty expires; delicate and quirky computer electronics;go semi-auto or look at an e61 machine.
Steve V (quality: 6.5)
Bottom Line: Pasquini Liva 90 Semi-Auto: Excellent shots over and over, quick heat up and clean up, highly recommend.
Steven Yuchno (quality: 7.4)
Bottom Line: Worth every dime, and every dime I've spent on it since.
Thomas Cirillo (quality: 4.3)
Bottom Line: generally good espresso...finicky, very sensitive to water quality;question of long term robustness of machina
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