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Product Details
Overall Rating 8.2, Based on 163 Reviews
Avg Price $350.00
Manufacturer Estro
Machine Type Pump, Single Boiler, Reservoir, Semi Auto Espresso Machine
Colors Varies
Class Semi Automatic Dual Purpose Boiler
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Bryan & Cristina 06.19.2001 Rating: 8.8
Bottom Line: good bargain on sale, an excellent addition to your kitchen
Calvin D. Pond (quality: 2.0) 08.15.2001 Rating: 8.8
Bottom Line: Beautiful machine... only problem has been the occasional vapour lock, but easily resolved.
Carl Lafong (quality: 0.3) 04.09.2000 Rating: 10.0
Bottom Line: great machine stay away from silva and run to starbucks
Carl Lobitz (quality: 8.7) 09.28.2009 Rating: 8.0
Bottom Line: Nice starter machine; don't pay too much for it.
Charles Sutton (quality: 7.0) 11.02.2006 Rating: 8.2
Bottom Line: A capable starter machine that can be had for a great price, but is invariably outgrown.
Chris Schmelzer 05.07.2000 Rating: 7.2
Bottom Line: Good value if purchased on sale or refurb
Chris Wyser-Pratte 03.20.2000 Rating: 7.2
Bottom Line: OK coffee, sometimes not hot enough. Modest steaming capacity. But its not expensive and the service is great.
Colin Newell (quality: 5.0) 01.12.2002 Rating: 7.0
Bottom Line: Great for the beginner but not for the serious espresso hound.
D. O. 02.16.2007 Rating: 8.6
Bottom Line: Definitely recommended for the price. Just make sure you get a decent grinder!
Dan (quality: 1.0) 11.12.2001 Rating: 6.4
Bottom Line: good, but don?t buy a painted one.
Dan Wood (quality: 4.0) 07.04.2007 Rating: 9.0
Bottom Line: Great machine for the price.  I highly recommend it for the novice to intermediate that wants a good cup of espresso without a lot of hassle or money.
Darla Wiese (quality: 7.0) 04.09.2006 Rating: 7.2
Bottom Line: Easy to use, quality results, sturdy, but I agree that for a true coffee connoisseur it is easily outgrown. Excellant for the above-avg. coffee lover though.
Darren Conrad (quality: 7.5) 10.18.2002 Rating: 7.4
Bottom Line: A great buy if on sale for those wanting a no-fuss machine backed by excellent customer service!
Dave Jahsman (quality: 8.0) 12.01.2006 Rating: 9.2
Bottom Line: If you want to get started brewing your own espresso shots and lattes, the Starbucks Barista is an unbeatable value as your first machine.
Dave Rogers (quality: 7.0) 12.30.2001 Rating: 8.0
Bottom Line: A high-quality machine for those entering the world of espresso.
David D (quality: 7.0) 01.02.2004 Rating: 8.2
Bottom Line: For cost considerations, ease of use and overall attractiveness you cant go wrong with this machine.
David DCosta 12.02.2000 Rating: 8.0
Bottom Line: A solid addition to the everyday kitchen
David Kyle (quality: 6.0) 03.02.2003 Rating: 8.6
Bottom Line: This is an easy machine to love. I should know, I'm a repeat customer!
David M Strom (quality: 4.0) 02.21.2000 Rating: 7.6
Bottom Line: Good starter machine. Could be improved with a better portafilter.
Dean Deaver 04.23.2008 Rating: 5.2
Bottom Line: It's been an okay machine.  Average at best.  It's okay for the price, but I'm looking to upgrade now.
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