8.0, Based on 78 Reviews
pump, single boiler, reservoir, 3 way solenoid, semi auto, espresso machine
White, Black, Steel, Others
Semi Automatic Dual Purpose Boiler
Please write reviews for products you own, and avoid single line responses - details matter.
Provide comparisons you might have with other products similar to this one you are reviewing.
Be realistic with your ratings, and remember that others will be using your review to make purchase decisions.
Please check spelling and avoid controversial language.
Please review our
copyright information and terms of service before posting your review.
The Gaggia Classic is one of the oldest continually available espresso machines for consumers on the market today.
Daryl Cross (quality: 9.0)
Bottom Line: If you want a very good home shots, and have a reliable burr grinder, this is a terrific machine.
John Anderson (quality: 8.9)
Bottom Line: A well built, solid machine that will help you to produce excellent shots and steamed drinks, consistently and repeatably.
Patrick Sloane (quality: 8.0)
Bottom Line: All in all an excellent machine for the experienced user, who wants to take their coffee making to the next level, without breaking the bank
Connor McClellan (quality: 8.0)
Bottom Line: Great introductory machine that can make good espresso if a few adjustments are made
Dan Pohl (quality: 8.0)
Bottom Line: High Quality Italian style espresso drinks and much easier to use than the Silvia
Peter Buchta (quality: 8.0)
Bottom Line: Durability and consistent quality shots.
Marco Pantani (quality: 7.8)
Bottom Line: Excellent machine for its class. Good value.
John Dodson (quality: 7.8)
Bottom Line: Good machine, easy to use, which makes excellent espresso, even for a beginner.
Jeroen Vriesendorp (quality: 7.7)
Bottom Line: Probably the best home espresso machine in its price range
Zvika Rosenthal (quality: 7.7)
Bottom Line: This machine is great for begginers as well as for pros, It produces a great coffee, capable of competing most of the coffee bars I know.
Gray Mason (quality: 7.5)
Bottom Line: Really like the Classic now that it's paired with a Mazzer Mini!
Steve Mikington (quality: 7.5)
Bottom Line: Excellent for espresso but keep it clean.
Roman Rakus (quality: 7.5)
Bottom Line: Reliable, exceptional and a pleaure to own and use.
Dan Hyman (quality: 7.5)
Bottom Line: My rating of this machine is that it has them all beat hands down in the $500 and under price range. I have used other machines in this price range, but none were built with the quality materials or excellence of design of the Classic
Ted Barham (quality: 7.5)
Bottom Line: Excellent machine. I have no regrets about having bought it.
Jim Stevens (quality: 7.5)
Bottom Line: Best quality-price ratio for small Stainless Machines and Best quality of coffee in Price range
Elias Amador (quality: 7.5)
Bottom Line: A solid performer that can deliver great espresso at a reasonable price.
Peter Chenoweth (quality: 7.4)
Bottom Line: Fantastic espresso, great machine. Just love it.
James (quality: 7.3)
Bottom Line: Get a good price. If you do, you will find its one of the nicest pieces of equipment in your kitchen. A functional, quality and visually pleasing piec
Tim Lake (quality: 7.3)
Bottom Line: For little outlay a great machine for learning on that will make great espresso, but not if you make more than two doubles in the morning and need lots of milk.
Coffee Kids Staff
The Ethical Bean
The Cafe Stage
Prosumer / Pro Espresso
Vac Pots & Others
Roasters, Accessories & Misc
Guides & How Tos
Milk Frothing Guide
Cupping for Beginners
Espresso Machine Buying Guide
New and Noteworthy
Terms and Conditions