8.0, Based on 57 Reviews
lever, piston, boiler, manual, espresso machine
Piston Lever Espresso Machine
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La Pavoni's "budget" lever machine, it features a two stage heating system, manual piston lever control, and an 8 cup capcity.
Bottom Line: Fun, freaky, fascinating, fabulous!
Bottom Line: It's a beast and I love it.
Jeana P (quality: 1.8)
Bottom Line: Great machine if all you want to do is dust it.
J M (quality: 2.0)
Bottom Line: Beautiful machine. Must have good beans, grinder, tamper and patience to make a good shot. With a little practice it is all worth it.
Jeff Kline (quality: 3.0)
Bottom Line: Seriously look at other machines.
Pete R. (quality: 3.5)
Bottom Line: Use your noggin and you can have a perfect, easy espresso every time
Jay C (quality: 4.0)
Bottom Line: This nice looking, easy to use machine delivers excellent espresso.
Plant (quality: 4.0)
Bottom Line: better than many $3000.00 machines.
Ricardo Soto (quality: 4.0)
Bottom Line: An absolute status symbol, this machine makes excellent espresso, it will last a lifetime and it will dress up any kitchen.
NoChefAtAll (quality: 4.0)
Bottom Line: Only for those who need some punishment (masochism) to experience bliss.
Chris Wyser-Pratte (quality: 4.3)
Bottom Line: Looks better than it works.
Dave Erickson (quality: 4.3)
Bottom Line: Owning a La Pavoni Europiccolo is very much like owning an expensive Italian sports car: It's beautiful to look at, and when it works, you feel really great. But if you aren't a mechanic, be ready to pony up regularly for maintenance.
Max Rahder (quality: 4.3)
Bottom Line: If you like beautiful simple devices, this is a good choice.
Cerrado Dude (quality: 4.6)
Bottom Line: Widely loved, but can be difficult
Chris Schaefer (quality: 4.7)
Bottom Line: For those who want it to be, it is well worth it.
Robin Kelly (quality: 4.7)
Bottom Line: Typically Italian: great to look at, but a maintenance handful.
Ed Dotson (quality: 4.7)
Bottom Line: An excellent machine, well built and performs well.
Bob Bethel (quality: 4.8)
Bottom Line: Don't listen to the bad reviews, this is a great & easy to use machine, AND a piece of art.
Nick Roulstone (quality: 4.9)
Bottom Line: Beauty, control and great steaming ability in a small foot print.
Erik N (quality: 5.0)
Bottom Line: Very good Espresso from this machine, a great learning tool... Go for it!!
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