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.
Pierre Bellavance (quality: 3.0)
Bottom Line: Excellent machine for the home, if you can't (or won't) have a plumbed in machine.
Jon Sands (quality: 3.0)
Bottom Line: great machine if you know how to ue it
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.
Mari Svensson (quality: 3.0)
Bottom Line: A good looking machine who takes time to master.
Carole McMurray (quality: 3.0)
Bottom Line: Silvia is "da bomb". Beautiful machine makes beautiful cappuccinos!
Marion Wijk (quality: 3.2)
Bottom Line: It inspires me to write a travel adventure called "Driving Miss Silvio". I simply love every aspect of it.
Dennis O'Hara (quality: 3.3)
Bottom Line: Overpriced
Craig Wagner (quality: 3.3)
Bottom Line: I don't recommend this machine or seller.
Allen Ginzburg (quality: 3.3)
Bottom Line: It's not as hard to use as you think!
Tom Be (quality: 3.6)
Bottom Line: Come to Silvia but ONLY with a good grinder..
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
Lars Opalinski (quality: 3.8)
Bottom Line: A great machine IF YOU INVEST IN A DECENT GRINDER WITH IT
Steve Beaudin (quality: 3.8)
Bottom Line: Si vous avez les sous, achetez la, vous ne le regretterez pas.
Lou (quality: 3.8)
Bottom Line: Very disappointed. Inconsistent performance and sour/bitter coffee.
Dave C (quality: 3.8)
Bottom Line: Great machine that will give you great results!
Jim Robins (quality: 4.0)
Bottom Line: Poor temperature stability, possibly a defective unit. Importer insists it is OK. If that is true, then this is not a good machine.
Sharon Smith (quality: 4.0)
Bottom Line: Cappa Heaven
Colin Newell (quality: 4.0)
Bottom Line: The rancilio should be the espresso machine purchase that you can count on.
Matthew Smith (quality: 4.0)
Bottom Line: I wish we'd bought Silvia first time round. An excellent product.
Mark Harris (quality: 4.0)
Bottom Line: Extemely well built machine - works like all manual machines should.
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