Our Valued Sponsor
OpinionsConsumer ReviewsGuides and How TosCoffeeGeek ReviewsResourcesForums
consumer product reviews
consumer espresso machine reviews
Gaggia Carezza Espresso Machine
Where to Buy
Arrow Amazon Link
 List your business site here.
About "Where to Buy"

Product Details
Overall Rating 7.5, Based on 27 Reviews
Avg Price $229.00
Manufacturer Gaggia
Machine Type pump driven espresso, boiler, brass grouphead, brass portafilter, froth aider
Colors Black, Silver, White, Others
Class Semi Automatic Dual Purpose Boiler
Pro Review No
First Look Yes
QuickShot No

Review Guidelines
Arrow Please write reviews for products you own, and avoid single line responses - details matter.
Arrow Provide comparisons you might have with other products similar to this one you are reviewing.
Arrow Be realistic with your ratings, and remember that others will be using your review to make purchase decisions.
Arrow Please check spelling and avoid controversial language.
Arrow Please review our copyright information and terms of service before posting your review.

Consumer Espresso: Gaggia Carezza
Previous Product Consumer Espresso Next Product

The Gaggia Carezza is one of the company's "budget entry" espresso machines. It features many of the same parts found on other Gaggia machines.

Write a Review for this Product
Sort Listing: Date Written | A-Z | Rating | Quality
Best First | Worst First 1 - 27 | Show 20
Dr. Robert Case (quality: 8.9) 07.21.2006 Rating: 9.0
Bottom Line: An excellent espresso machine for a small price.
Michael Allan (quality: 7.2) 10.09.2005 Rating: 8.8
Bottom Line: Hands down this is a professional machine for a discount price, spend the extra 30 bucks on a good tamper...
Brent L (quality: 8.0) 05.25.2008 Rating: 8.6
Bottom Line: great machine, great price,  good value
Dan Hamilton (quality: 6.3) 04.21.2004 Rating: 8.4
Bottom Line: It's easy to spend more  and get less. It's easy to spend a lot more and get more, too, but I'd rather blow the savings on exotic coffee.
Joe Dolan 02.05.2009 Rating: 8.4
Bottom Line: Excellent value for the money.  Take the plunge and buy one!
Jason Jacobson (quality: 5.8) 05.22.2003 Rating: 8.4
Bottom Line: Great middle-ground machine for the price, just watch your parts carefully.
Jen Bolyard 03.07.2008 Rating: 8.4
Bottom Line: Even a newbie can create decent espresso with this machine!
Troy Howard (quality: 5.3) 02.15.2003 Rating: 8.2
Bottom Line: GREAT entry level espresso machine that makes shots equivalent to much costlier machines.
Kevin Flack (quality: 5.3) 02.06.2007 Rating: 8.2
Bottom Line: Good machine, minor annoyances, GREAT ESPRESSO!!!
Robert Seidlitz (quality: 8.0) 12.11.2006 Rating: 8.2
Bottom Line: Excellent value for the money and a great entry-level machine
Scott Leong 05.24.2008 Rating: 8.0
Bottom Line: Can this be the ONE?
Ian Hirst (quality: 6.4) 04.23.2002 Rating: 8.0
Bottom Line: An excellent mid range domestic product at an entry level price.
Shayne Farquhar (quality: 6.0) 11.07.2005 Rating: 8.0
Bottom Line: Possibly the best value for money domestic machine on the market.
Ron Moskovitz (quality: 7.4) 04.23.2004 Rating: 8.0
Bottom Line: A nice machine that will start you on the road to really understanding espresso.
Kent Vaughn (quality: 5.2) 07.04.2005 Rating: 8.0
Bottom Line: One of the best machines for the cost
Ken Zemach (quality: 7.0) 06.07.2009 Rating: 7.8
Bottom Line: It's the Rocky of coffee makers: a bit rough around the edges, perhaps not that attractive, but rock solid quality and great results.
Peter Buckley (quality: 6.8) 06.06.2004 Rating: 7.8
Bottom Line: Very satisfied with the RPR!!  (Results to Price Ratio). The costs are focused on what's inside (refreshing contrast)!  The hefty commercial sized chromed brass head group / portafilter is a true standout for this price range!
Skip Thomsen (quality: 4.5) 11.27.2004 Rating: 7.8
Bottom Line: Bottom line:  The Carezza is one heck of a bargain.
Matthew Hall (quality: 8.0) 08.19.2007 Rating: 7.8
Bottom Line: For making a reasonable shot of espresso this machine is a bargain, it has already paid for itself, having kept me chain store free since I've had it.
Greg Kaan (quality: 8.2) 06.07.2004 Rating: 7.4
Bottom Line: Ridiculous value has to make you think about the cost of many other machines
Jen Savage (quality: 5.0) 05.27.2007 Rating: 7.0
Bottom Line: Good beginner machine, but will ultimately need to be replaced.
Scott Harris (quality: 6.0) 01.11.2008 Rating: 7.0
Bottom Line: I'd buy again question.
Nathan Enders (quality: 6.7) 09.07.2007 Rating: 6.8
Bottom Line: Great machine for the price!
Erik Hovland (quality: 5.2) 12.14.2005 Rating: 6.8
Bottom Line: great machine for the price. But noise and hard water issues means I can only recommend for light use or starter machine.
Greg Cook (quality: 5.4) 09.01.2005 Rating: 5.6
Bottom Line: Makes good coffee but NOISY
Chris Monroe (quality: 4.7) 11.22.2006 Rating: 4.0
Bottom Line: It may be beautiful on the inside, but it's a mess otherwise.  Find another Gaggia with better ergonomics.
Martin Strommer (quality: 3.5) 09.01.2006 Rating: 2.4
Bottom Line: Lacks in both built quality and usability. Would not recommend.
Sort Listing: Date Written | A-Z | Rating | Ranking
Best First | Worst First 1 - 27 | Show 20
Interactive
Search
Login Password
forgot pw | signup
quickNav
advertisement
sponsorad
Coffee Kids
Help folks who help folks in coffee producing nations.
coffeekids.org
sponsorad
Commercial Equipment
Nuova Simonelli, La Marzocco, Rancilio. Nationwide installation. Instant financing options.
www.seattlecoffeegear.com
advertisement
Home | Opinions | Consumer Reviews | Guides & How Tos | CoffeeGeek Reviews | Resources | Forums | Contact Us
CoffeeGeek.com, CoffeeGeek, and Coffee Geek, along with all associated content & images are copyright ©2000-2014 by Mark Prince, all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated. Content, code, and images may not be reused without permission. Usage of this website signifies agreement with our Terms and Conditions. (0.26646900177)
Privacy Policy | Copyright Info | Terms and Conditions | CoffeeGeek Advertisers | RSS | Find us on Google+