8.5, Based on 230 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.
A Dog (quality: 6.2)
Bottom Line: If you can't justify the price jump to the next level of machines, then you can do no better for the dollars.
Adde Cuppo (quality: 5.7)
Bottom Line: Overall great machine that consistently produces great espresso after paying some attention to the details!
Alan Wolkower (quality: 3.7)
Bottom Line: this is the hummer of semi automatic machines it is solid and a no brainer buy-reliable and nonense
Bottom Line: Worth the money!
Allen Ginzburg (quality: 3.3)
Bottom Line: It's not as hard to use as you think!
Andre Preoteasa (quality: 7.4)
Bottom Line: CoffeeGeek approved and raved about, Miss Silvia is a great choice for a home machine to begin you on your espresso journey.
Andreas Samson (quality: 0.3)
Bottom Line: best buy.
Andrew Balfe (quality: 0.3)
Bottom Line: Good machine while it worked, wouldn't risk another one as it is too expensive for such a short life. Going back to Gaggia.
Andrew K (quality: 3.0)
Bottom Line: if you have the coin you'll never want to buy a different machine. It's the Paul Reed Smith/Chris King of home Coffee Machines.
Andrew _ (quality: 7.3)
Bottom Line: Best in Class machine that will make you learn more and appreciate great espresso.
Andy Schwartz (quality: 5.7)
Bottom Line: You can't go wrong...quality, quality, quality.
Andy Whalen (quality: 7.4)
Bottom Line: 3 years old, 2500+ shots, and still good as new.
Ardy Hagen (quality: 7.0)
Bottom Line: Rancilio Silvia is the safe reliable choice for those who cannot decide among a plethora of seductive alternatives.
Barry Gehan (quality: 6.0)
Bottom Line: silvia is a great machine at a good price, which will hopefully keep away the upgrade fever for a while yet
Bartholomew Bono (quality: 7.7)
Bottom Line: You could spend more, but I don't think you could make better espresso.
Beau Dromiack (quality: 4.5)
Bottom Line: Awesome machine. Great quality. Great espresso. Great consistency. Great value.
Becky Grimsrud (quality: 5.7)
Bottom Line: Best machine in this price range for small volumes.
Benjamin Fournier (quality: 8.0)
Bottom Line: Excellent first espresso machine for the home. Highly superior value to lower end machines, well worth the step up. Exceptional resale value if later upgrade desired.
Bill Guthrie (quality: 6.8)
Bottom Line: This machine serves as a fantastic entry into the world of espresso, yet it more than likely will be all the machine that I will ever need.
Bob (quality: 2.5)
Bottom Line: You can not find a better machine for under $500.00
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