8.2, Based on 162 Reviews
Pump, Single Boiler, Reservoir, Semi Auto Espresso Machine
Semi Automatic Dual Purpose Boiler
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Starbucks' long-running consumer espresso machine
Bottom Line: Great "starter" machine, best bang for $ when bought on sale. (although the competition is closing in)
Eric C (quality: 7.8)
Bottom Line: Excellent shots with fine grind and preheated portafilter. Great value.
Bottom Line: Good value for $$$, but shot quality is inconsistent.
Matthew Lynch (quality: 6.8)
Bottom Line: Buy one and you will not regret it (well as long as you actually use it)
David D (quality: 7.0)
Bottom Line: For cost considerations, ease of use and overall attractiveness you canít go wrong with this machine.
Bottom Line: If you are ready to tinker, it's a solid shooter.
Larry Morrison (quality: 2.0)
Bottom Line: Not a bad entry level machine.
John Southern (quality: 4.8)
Bottom Line: Best machine for price/support/warranty though I'd sell it after 2 year waranty is up.
Sharky Meyer (quality: 6.0)
Bottom Line: Great entry level product, with great customer service. If you upgrade from a steam (non-pump) machine, you will be shocked by the improvement.
Gary Meyers (quality: 4.7)
Bottom Line: All the basics with good quality and reliability- serves 2-3 people best
Michael Sherman (quality: 4.0)
Bottom Line: Solid workhorse for ten years. Still going strong. Best purchase ever.
Yegor Timofeyenko (quality: 6.0)
Bottom Line: If Silvia's expresso quality is worth 500 dollars, then I would say that Barsta's expresso quality is worth 150 (Yeah! There is that much difference!!!) . People, Please, DON'T BUY the BARISTA
Michael Mermigan (quality: 6.0)
Bottom Line: Well built and easy to use out of the box.
Patrick Anwandter (quality: 7.6)
Bottom Line: Great for the price - call it the first step in the stairway to E61
Laurie Prestia (quality: 7.0)
Bottom Line: Though my friends are coffee drinkers, I'll NEVER give up my Barista and afternoon lattes.
Theresa Zittritsch (quality: 7.2)
Bottom Line: Well functioning machine with good build quality. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend to another.
Reed Nelson (quality: 3.1)
Bottom Line: The BEST first pump driven unit. Low $$$ + high quality + good coffee= happy customer with stained teeth!!!
Fred Kennedy (quality: 5.7)
Bottom Line: This machine makes my latte one of the best times of my day.....
Geoff Corey (quality: 4.5)
Bottom Line: All in all it is a good machine at a good price.
Joseph Dickson (quality: 5.0)
Bottom Line: A great machine, simple, easy great results for the price range.
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