8.5, Based on 231 Reviews
Pump, Single Boiler, Reservoir, Semi Auto, Espresso Machine
Satin Stainless Steel
Semi Automatic Dual Purpose Boiler
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A true benchmark machine, this machine made Rancilio a lot of money since it was introduced in 1998 - it has become the standard against which all other consumer, single boiler machines are measured against. Currently in its 3rd revision.
David Strom (quality: 5.2)
Bottom Line: Nearly perfect. I highly recommend the Sylvia for anyone who is looking for the best machine under $400
Robert Boucher (quality: 4.0)
Bottom Line: A good, solid machine, great to learn to make espresso on.
Christopher (quality: 3.0)
Bottom Line: Great investment and cafe‘ qaulity drinks.
Jim Robin (quality: 4.0)
Bottom Line: The ultimate (for me) home espresso machine.
Jay (quality: 1.0)
Bottom Line: Just excellent
Chris Wyser-Pratte (quality: 5.5)
Bottom Line: Not perfect, but a better machine than a Gaggia Baby, and probably the best available for under $750.
John L. (quality: 2.0)
Bottom Line: A superior product at the price point split between cheapies and industrial machines.
Robert (quality: 2.0)
Bottom Line: Would buy this machine again in a second. I think you would have to spend a lot more money to get anything better than this.Great value.
Jeff Leinen (quality: 2.0)
Bottom Line: The Silvia is everything I‘ve read about. Quality construction, reliable operation and the Rancilio name for under $400.
Lars-Erik Nilsson (quality: 2.0)
Bottom Line: Wonderful machine, wondeful result. Get it now, life is to short to wait.
Lou (quality: 3.8)
Bottom Line: Very disappointed. Inconsistent performance and sour/bitter coffee.
JP Cordill (quality: 6.7)
Bottom Line: Mmmmmm.....sweet, sweet espresso...
Peter Verburg (quality: 5.3)
Bottom Line: Well worth the investment. The Ferrari of home espresso machines.
Bob (quality: 2.5)
Bottom Line: You can not find a better machine for under $500.00
JB (quality: 4.8)
Bottom Line: Disappointed…Not sure whether the disappointment is primarily a function of poor Rancilio quality control or questionable business practices on the pa
Sharon Smith (quality: 4.0)
Bottom Line: Cappa Heaven
Bob (quality: 4.5)
Bottom Line: If you are a serious espresso drinker and like golden crema, this is your machine.
Chris (quality: 5.0)
Bottom Line: Produces much better expresso then my Krups and less messier too.
Robert (quality: 5.7)
Bottom Line: The best of the best(for the price)
Dana Sitler (quality: 2.0)
Bottom Line: I would defenitly recommend this machine to others.
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