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.
Pete R. (quality: 3.5)
Bottom Line: Use your noggin and you can have a perfect, easy espresso every time
Plant (quality: 4.0)
Bottom Line: better than many $3000.00 machines.
John Boddie (quality: 6.0)
Bottom Line: An exacting and rewarding machine
Simon Minkoff (quality: 7.3)
Bottom Line: A solid machine that takes some getting used to, but the results are very satisfying indeed.
Thomas Kitching (quality: 5.7)
Bottom Line: Awesome, paid for itself already as I no longer ned to drink inferior coffee out in town. Recommended to all!
John Hawkins (quality: 5.8)
Bottom Line: Great machine - Beautiful - Great Espresso - Sensitive to grind and tamp - Requires patience to master
Dan Saintamour (quality: 5.3)
Bottom Line: Everything is a variable
Gino Magnotta (quality: 9.5)
Bottom Line: A superb machine that will at first frustrate but then educate in the art and science of espresso making, and at a reasonable price. Perserverence will eventually bring you unrivalled espresso pleasure, although be aware of its multiple shots limitations
Adam Holmes (quality: 8.1)
Bottom Line: Hands-on espresso with a durable machine
Bottom Line: Fun, freaky, fascinating, fabulous!
John Yuriev (quality: 8.0)
Bottom Line: Excellent machine, fun, but definitly a learning curve
Stephen Carey (quality: 7.0)
Bottom Line: Well worth the experience if you want great espresso with ritual.
Antonio Salles (quality: 9.5)
Bottom Line: Love it or hate it, that is the way of the Europiccola.
Philip Williamson (quality: 8.0)
Bottom Line: It's an old virtuoso, doing its job with style and soul.
Marco Falbo (quality: 8.1)
Bottom Line: Not just another small appliance purchase; it is the opening to a whole new coffee universe
Rhys Lewis (quality: 5.0)
Bottom Line: Quirky, but statisfying to the enthusiast who apprecitates the process of espresso and the aesthetics of it's design.
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.
Jeff Novick (quality: 6.3)
Bottom Line: No other machine can be as much fun and teach you as much about espresso
Daniel Spiegel (quality: 6.5)
Bottom Line: Roger Moore vs. Sean Connery
Ola Bovin (quality: 6.7)
Bottom Line: Amazingly beautiful machine producing superb espresso
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