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Product Details
Overall Rating 8.5, Based on 229 Reviews
Avg Price $629.00
Manufacturer Rancilio
Machine Type Pump, Single Boiler, Reservoir, Semi Auto, Espresso Machine
Colors Satin Stainless Steel
Class Semi Automatic Dual Purpose Boiler
Pro Review No
First Look Yes
QuickShot No

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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.

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Andy Whalen (quality: 7.4) 09.17.2006 Rating: 10.0
Bottom Line: 3 years old, 2500+ shots, and still good as new.
Craig Andrews (quality: 7.1) 03.06.2002 Rating: 10.0
Bottom Line: In my opinion this is the best espresso machine for the home market at this price point,& even to $600. An excellent machine!!
Dave Abood (quality: 6.3) 12.24.2003 Rating: 9.8
Bottom Line: You just don't see this kind of quality construction and performance any more, whether we're talking about coffee makers or automobiles - I feel like I hit the jackpot in choosing the Rancilio Silvia.
Steve Boothe (quality: 5.7) 04.05.2009 Rating: 9.8
Bottom Line: If you like using a machine that will force you to develop your barista skills, the Silvia is for you.  Be prepared...she's seductive and will have you counting the minutes until the next time you touch her (just don't tell your wife that!).
Jerry Beecham (quality: 5.6) 11.13.2002 Rating: 9.8
Bottom Line: For personal use, the Silvia is the best!
Jim Benenson (quality: 5.6) 12.19.2006 Rating: 9.8
Bottom Line: The Rancilio Silvia makes as great an espresso as you can find anywhere -- including Italy
Tom Via (quality: 4.5) 01.21.2005 Rating: 9.8
Bottom Line: The Art of Espresso
Shannon Richardson (quality: 7.0) 01.07.2002 Rating: 9.8
Bottom Line: Anyone who is serious about making quality espresso, this is it.
Steven Henderson (quality: 6.9) 12.29.2002 Rating: 9.8
Bottom Line: The Best machine for the money by far. If you cant afford a new one then get a used Silvia.
Michael Plewa (quality: 7.5) 12.17.2006 Rating: 9.8
Bottom Line: The Silvia has earned the right to be the benchmark against which all single boiler espresso makers are compared.
Howard Sheppard (quality: 7.1) 07.08.2002 Rating: 9.8
Bottom Line: If you're willing to practice; Miss Silvia will AMAZE you with the quaity of your espresso.
Soren Rasmussen (quality: 6.2) 06.09.2007 Rating: 9.6
Bottom Line: If you want espressos the right way - everytime - without annoying temp surf, buy this kit.
Roman Rakus (quality: 5.7) 03.01.2009 Rating: 9.6
Bottom Line: Great home machine with excellent , quality made commercial parts and a wonderful machine to use and to get to know.
Paul Herman (quality: 5.2) 02.27.2003 Rating: 9.6
Bottom Line: Buy it.
Christopher Cerrudo (quality: 4.2) 11.10.2002 Rating: 9.6
Bottom Line: Solid piece of machinery that you'll be happy with for years to come!
Jim Johnson (quality: 4.7) 10.04.2005 Rating: 9.6
Bottom Line: Built like a tank, GREAT performance and delivers FANTASTIC espresso.
Chris Beck (quality: 6.5) 03.29.2001 Rating: 9.6
Bottom Line: Buy one, you won't regret it.  She's a beautiful machine.
George Yiannibas (quality: 6.1) 04.02.2004 Rating: 9.6
Bottom Line: An Italian supermodel for your home and one that your significant other will not envy and might learn to love.
Ira Weiss (quality: 7.0) 01.02.2002 Rating: 9.4
Bottom Line: A sleek looking high quality system that makes great shots!
Joe DP (quality: 8.9) 05.11.2008 Rating: 9.4
Bottom Line: Best home espresso machine in its class with “legendary” status and capable of providing quality espresso to rival machines costing 2x as much.
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