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Product Details
Overall Rating 7.2, Based on 27 Reviews
Avg Price Varies
Manufacturer Gaggia
Machine Type pump, single boiler, 3 way solenoid, semi auto, espresso machine
Colors White, Black, Others
Class Semi Automatic Dual Purpose Boiler
Pro Review No
First Look No
QuickShot No

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The Gaggia Baby is a long standing model from Italy that has gone through several revisions, and is now available in several variants, including the Class, Dose, Basic, and Class D. The Dose (automatic) model is pictured.

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Jim Cummer (quality: 5.9) 02.13.2000 Rating: 8.8
Bottom Line: For $300, your espresso problems are over.
Chris Wyser-Pratte (quality: 4.0) 02.27.2000 Rating: 8.8
Bottom Line: A good value, mid-level entry point to good espresso
Colin Newell (quality: 4.0) 07.05.2001 Rating: 9.0
Bottom Line: This is one of the best espresso machine values for under $500
Owen O'Neill (quality: 6.2) 04.16.2002 Rating: 8.8
Bottom Line: Great value for the money - learn the frothing idiosyncrasies and have fun!
Andrew King (quality: 8.5) 03.27.2003 Rating: 8.6
Bottom Line: A superb mid-level machine, excellent espresso, Gaggia-quality, questionable steaming functionality
Len Caplan (quality: 4.8) 09.16.2003 Rating: 3.4
Bottom Line: Great machine if you can find an older model around...if not check out the competition or spring for the extra bucks and buy a Classic or a Sylvia.
Mike Stan (quality: 3.5) 09.16.2003 Rating: 5.2
Bottom Line: Left behind by the competition.
Brad Franks (quality: 8.0) 11.29.2003 Rating: 7.2
Bottom Line: Great espresso if you can figure out and live with the simple ideosyncracies, doesn't meet quality for price.
Jesse Robinson (quality: 7.1) 04.09.2004 Rating: 2.8
Bottom Line: Get something designed in the last ten years, at least.  Doesn't live up to its reputation.
Nadav Caine (quality: 9.3) 04.12.2004 Rating: 6.8
Bottom Line: Light years ahead of anything in $250 range, but not a conversation piece.
Alan Magill (quality: 6.5) 10.27.2004 Rating: 7.4
Bottom Line: Makes a great espresso. As a first espresso machine, the Baby will do a good job of convincing you that you spent your money wisely.
Magnus Stensson (quality: 6.2) 01.11.2005 Rating: 6.4
Bottom Line: Had the power button been of better quality I'd have liked the Baby to be my friend for many years to come, as it makes good espresso and gives you control of the process.
Thing One (quality: 3.0) 01.14.2005 Rating: 6.0
Bottom Line: Great inner works, but terrible outer shell.  Avoid this unit.  The Gaggia Classic is worth the extra $100
Niall Smyth (quality: 3.7) 03.05.2005 Rating: 7.2
Bottom Line: this machine is a legend for a reason
Ian Lock (quality: 5.5) 06.25.2005 Rating: 7.6
Bottom Line: Great little machine -I'm happy!
Simon M (quality: 2.2) 07.08.2005 Rating: 2.8
Bottom Line: Buy an all metal machine with substantial construction, stay away from this plastic wannabe!
Patrick Sloane (quality: 9.2) 04.14.2006 Rating: 7.8
Product Reviewed: Baby Gaggia
Bottom Line: great styling, 'retro' look, solid construction, low maintenance - but don't waste your money on the current model!
Kelly Bauman 06.26.2008 Rating: 7.4
Product Reviewed: Baby
Bottom Line: A good mid level home machine
Jeremy N 07.24.2008 Rating: 8.8
Product Reviewed: Baby Class (Stainless)
Bottom Line: Produced consistently very good shots with just a little practice, right method & good grind -- maybe not the machine for those on a quest for a godshot, but for those who value consistent quality, ease-of-use and quick cleanup this is for you.
Daniel Spiegel (quality: 6.0) 08.30.2008 Rating: 7.4
Product Reviewed: Baby
Bottom Line: Best of the Cheap Espresso Machines—Not Great, Not Terrible
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