8.2, Based on 161 Reviews
Pump, Single Boiler, Reservoir, Semi Auto Espresso Machine
Semi Automatic Dual Purpose Boiler
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Starbucks' long-running consumer espresso machine
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
William French (quality: 7.5)
Bottom Line: a simple, reliable machine that can produce delicious coffee
Bottom Line: Great machine and when on sale, a great value
Willi Mazereeuw (quality: 2.0)
Bottom Line: sorry I bought this machine
Will Taylor (quality: 7.5)
Bottom Line: This is a decent machine, but you could get a Rancilio Silvia for a little more.
Wendy (quality: 4.0)
Bottom Line: Very nice machine with good results all the time
Timothy A. Nitz
Bottom Line: Great value for beginning to intermediate home pulls.
Tim W (quality: 6.0)
Bottom Line: Great starter machine or for small kitchens
Tia Marie (quality: 7.0)
Bottom Line: Great machine
Thomas Hoeffel (quality: 5.7)
Bottom Line: Not bad, not bad at all.
Theresa Zittritsch (quality: 7.2)
Bottom Line: Well functioning machine with good build quality. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend to another.
Sis Soft (quality: 7.0)
Bottom Line: Good starter machine for budding espresso lovers, but will soon grow out of it and demand more.
Bottom Line: A great first machine! Have never regretted the purchase.
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.
Shane Olson (quality: 6.0)
Bottom Line: a good first machine
Seth Sonenthal (quality: 6.3)
Bottom Line: Great unit for once or twice a day use if you can get it on sale.
Bottom Line: Best espresso machine I've ever owned
Bottom Line: Good value for $$$, but shot quality is inconsistent.
Bottom Line: Great first espresso machine, good quality, very forgiving. But you'll want to upgrade.
Robert Furey (quality: 3.7)
Bottom Line: Great Machine for the novice and intermeadiate expresso baristas, Strong, durable, and makes consistant expresso every time
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