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.
John Swanson (quality: 6.0)
Bottom Line: This machine is garbage.
Daniel Bennett (quality: 6.0)
Bottom Line: Looks great, feels poor, doesn't make good coffee but makes the world's most stylish milk steamer!
Jeana P (quality: 1.8)
Bottom Line: Great machine if all you want to do is dust it.
Robin Kelly (quality: 4.7)
Bottom Line: Typically Italian: great to look at, but a maintenance handful.
Max Rahder (quality: 4.3)
Bottom Line: If you like beautiful simple devices, this is a good choice.
NoChefAtAll (quality: 4.0)
Bottom Line: Only for those who need some punishment (masochism) to experience bliss.
Jeff Kline (quality: 3.0)
Bottom Line: Seriously look at other machines.
Chris Wyser-Pratte (quality: 4.3)
Bottom Line: Looks better than it works.
Dan Piette (quality: 6.7)
Bottom Line: Beautiful and a lot of work. You need to love this machine to get good espresso
Chris Schaefer (quality: 4.7)
Bottom Line: For those who want it to be, it is well worth it.
Cerrado Dude (quality: 4.6)
Bottom Line: Widely loved, but can be difficult
Bottom Line: It's a beast and I love it.
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.
Johan Vaktnaes (quality: 6.3)
Bottom Line: Not a machine; a personality which will reward you if you are prepared to invest a lot of time..
General Washington (quality: 6.0)
Bottom Line: Good espresso, but maybe not for the faint of heart.
Michael Sanders (quality: 7.7)
Bottom Line: learn to extract not only espresso but soul and heart from your coffee.
Daniel Spiegel (quality: 6.5)
Bottom Line: Roger Moore vs. Sean Connery
Jon Kornberg (quality: 6.5)
Bottom Line: Great fun for the inquisitive CG with time to spare.
Ola Bovin (quality: 6.7)
Bottom Line: Amazingly beautiful machine producing superb espresso
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.
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