8.5, Based on 229 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.
Andy Whalen (quality: 7.4)
Bottom Line: 3 years old, 2500+ shots, and still good as new.
Craig Andrews (quality: 7.1)
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)
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)
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)
Bottom Line: For personal use, the Silvia is the best!
Jim Benenson (quality: 5.6)
Bottom Line: The Rancilio Silvia makes as great an espresso as you can find anywhere -- including Italy
Tom Via (quality: 4.5)
Bottom Line: The Art of Espresso
Shannon Richardson (quality: 7.0)
Bottom Line: Anyone who is serious about making quality espresso, this is it.
Steven Henderson (quality: 6.9)
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)
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)
Bottom Line: If you're willing to practice; Miss Silvia will AMAZE you with the quaity of your espresso.
Soren Rasmussen (quality: 6.2)
Bottom Line: If you want espressos the right way - everytime - without annoying temp surf, buy this kit.
Roman Rakus (quality: 5.7)
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)
Bottom Line: Buy it.
Christopher Cerrudo (quality: 4.2)
Bottom Line: Solid piece of machinery that you'll be happy with for years to come!
Jim Johnson (quality: 4.7)
Bottom Line: Built like a tank, GREAT performance and delivers FANTASTIC espresso.
Chris Beck (quality: 6.5)
Bottom Line: Buy one, you won't regret it. She's a beautiful machine.
George Yiannibas (quality: 6.1)
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)
Bottom Line: A sleek looking high quality system that makes great shots!
Joe DP (quality: 8.8)
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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