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Product Details
Overall Rating 8.5, Based on 36 Reviews
Avg Price $1,050.00
Manufacturer Nuova Simonelli
Machine Type pump, heat exchanger, reservoir / plumbed in, semi professional espresso machine
Colors White, Black, Red
Class Semi / Automatic Heat Exchanger Boiler
Pro Review No
First Look Yes
QuickShot No

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The Oscar is Nuova Simonelli's consumer-oriented "prosumer" machine.

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Karoliina Mäkelä (quality: 6.7) 07.20.2002 Rating: 9.2
Bottom Line: I truly recommend Oscar to everyone how wants to prepare pro-coffee at home! It also serves fine in small cafés and restaurants!
Steve W. (quality: 6.2) 02.07.2003 Rating: 9.4
Bottom Line: A great unit at a good price, that also prevents "upgrade fever."
Eric Wooten (quality: 8.9) 08.20.2003 Rating: 9.2
Bottom Line: A powerful HX machine at a reasonable price.
Todd Warnke (quality: 8.7) 09.16.2003 Rating: 9.6
Bottom Line: Silvia is an excellent AAA ballplayer, but Oscar is a real major leaguer.  If you find this under $700, get it instead of Silvia, you'll not reget it.
Steve Michael (quality: 3.3) 12.01.2003 Rating: 9.0
Bottom Line: Great shots and great steam but the noise will wake your neighbors.
Andreas Siegert (quality: 8.5) 01.30.2004 Rating: 9.0
Bottom Line: No frills cappuccino workhorse for the home. Get it if you need a high quality cappuccino machine for a reasonable price.
Tz Ahab (quality: 6.4) 04.14.2004 Rating: 8.6
Bottom Line: when this machine works it is great, but the quality control of the original p'stat is, how shall i put this, crap.
Stan Shepard (quality: 8.2) 04.16.2004 Rating: 8.8
Bottom Line: The value is quite high for the price.
Andy Ciordia (quality: 6.9) 11.15.2004 Rating: 8.6
Bottom Line: NS Oscar.  It has been real treat to own.  Good Barista Quality = Consistant Oscar Output = Greatness
Fred Collins (quality: 6.9) 11.24.2004 Rating: 8.0
Bottom Line: Perfect crema, perfect micro foam, has worked well for over 2 years - a serious machine to consider
Patrick Owen (quality: 6.1) 11.30.2004 Rating: 9.2
Bottom Line: Oscar is a strong performer for the home user who does not want a plumbed unit.
Matt Nikkel (quality: 8.9) 12.21.2005 Rating: 8.4
Bottom Line: Great machine.  It performs great under pressure, and produces a great product.
Ben K (quality: 7.5) 03.25.2006 Rating: 9.6
Bottom Line: Keep it Simple,  Oscar.
Barry Tookas (quality: 6.8) 04.04.2006 Rating: 8.6
Bottom Line: If you want a home machine that can produce professional results easily and don't mind the plastic cover, this is the machine to get.
Gregory Irwin (quality: 8.3) 07.15.2006 Rating: 8.0
Bottom Line: It's modest on the counter, it makes excellent espresso, it steams milk to a fine microfoam, it's solid and reliable.
Robert Harmon (quality: 4.4) 08.26.2006 Rating: 8.4
Bottom Line: Can a Nuova Simonelli Oscar stand up to a tough, side-by-side comparison test with other consumer & professional machines? Come see how it did.
Larry OConnor (quality: 7.0) 02.28.2007 Rating: 8.0
Bottom Line: If this machine is in your budget, or you can find a refurb, it is a great value for anyone.
Charles Burd (quality: 7.0) 03.08.2007 Rating: 8.4
Bottom Line: excellent shots, no frills, low cost
Jim Fradkin (quality: 8.3) 08.30.2007 Rating: 8.8
Bottom Line: Convenient kitchen workhorse: three years powered on, and still running strong.  Love it.
Lisa Swehla (quality: 9.0) 11.16.2007 Rating: 8.0
Bottom Line: terrific HX performer under a plastic hood
Rob Cartwright 09.19.2008 Rating: 8.6
Bottom Line: A machine which will produce coffee as good as you expect in a top cafe (and often don't get).
Richard Strafehl (quality: 6.5) 01.29.2009 Rating: 8.4
Bottom Line: Buy it.  I might eventually upgrade to a bright shiny machine in the future, but I'll keep this for the office.  All the staff keep asking when I'll be upgrading ;-)
Larry Rudiger (quality: 4.0) 02.01.2009 Rating: 9.0
Bottom Line: If chrome doesn't matter and great espresso does, then this is the machine.
Rob B (quality: 9.0) 04.10.2009 Rating: 7.8
Bottom Line: Love the machine, as I grow it only shows me more of what it is capable of, would happily buy over and over.
Marc Tischler 05.08.2009 Rating: 9.0
Bottom Line: Solid machine that makes great espresso.
Jay H (quality: 9.4) 05.21.2009 Rating: 9.4
Bottom Line: The winner of the academy award for best value in HX espresso machines: Oscar!
Rick Blair (quality: 5.5) 09.10.2009 Rating: 9.2
Bottom Line: Perfect home machine if you plumb it and replace steam tip.
KC Y 01.21.2010 Rating: 7.0
Bottom Line: Good starter machine that can last for years
Omri Almagor (quality: 6.0) 09.09.2010 Rating: 9.6
Bottom Line: i can't imagine ever wanting to replace it...
M D 04.19.2011 Rating: 8.4
Bottom Line: Oscar produces a great shot and steams like a champ
Keith Song 07.30.2011 Rating: 9.4
Bottom Line: Great home machine that will pump out solid, tasty coffee drinks for years to come.
Ünsal ORLU 02.25.2012 Rating: 8.6
Bottom Line: Perfect machine for home use. Good espresso quality and excellent steam power.
Mike Buschmann (quality: 4.0) 04.26.2012 Rating: 8.6
Bottom Line: Great commercial home grade machine for the price!
Helen Jensen 09.11.2013 Rating: 7.2
Bottom Line: Bang for the buck, starter machine if purchased used.
Scott Greene (quality: 8.0) 06.04.2014 Rating: 7.8
Bottom Line: Very nice HX for the home just a few mods from being outstanding.
Andrea Karsh (quality: 9.0) 08.21.2014 Rating: 3.4
Bottom Line: I will probably toss this machine as it appears it cannot be fixed without a huge shipping cost. I would not buy it again.
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