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
Michael Sherman (quality: 4.0)
Bottom Line: Solid workhorse for ten years. Still going strong. Best purchase ever.
Michael Rasborn (quality: 6.8)
Bottom Line: Affordable now, $249, $399 then; very solid performer, extensive parts available online if needed; makes excellent, crema-filled espresso; good foam with effort and patience; drained pucks well.
Michael Owen (quality: 3.0)
Bottom Line: Great espresso machine at an even better price. Customer service is #1.
Bottom Line: Originally bought for my office, but couldn‘t think of not using it on the weekends.
Michael Mermigan (quality: 6.0)
Bottom Line: Well built and easy to use out of the box.
Bottom Line: Watch out Seaco/Gaggia - on sale this machine is an unbeatable value and makes a great shot of espresso
Michael Austin (quality: 6.3)
Bottom Line: It made over 2,500 drinks during 11 years before it was time to retire. I've never owned anything that worked so well for so long.
Max Johnson (quality: 7.7)
Bottom Line: Great machine
Bottom Line: If you are ready to tinker, it's a solid shooter.
Matthew Lynch (quality: 6.8)
Bottom Line: Buy one and you will not regret it (well as long as you actually use it)
Mark Martin (quality: 5.0)
Bottom Line: Not great but I would buy another. Good value.
Bottom Line: Great machine to learn how to make espresso. Get one used.
Mark D (quality: 3.0)
Bottom Line: Save your money and buy a Gaggia
Bottom Line: I will shop for a different brand next time. The functions were O.K., but I think I can find a machine which lasts for more than 2 yrs for the price.
Bottom Line: I highly recommend this machine
Margaret (quality: 3.0)
Bottom Line: good buy for money
Luis Barrera (quality: 5.5)
Bottom Line: For the price, it's a great buy
Lou Pescarmona (quality: 7.0)
Bottom Line: A solid performer for the home, functional and easy to use.
Lou (quality: 7.2)
Bottom Line: Superb machine (Rancilio and Solis should take a lesson!!)
Loren B (quality: 7.0)
Bottom Line: If you can find one, go for it! Make sure you use a non pressurized portafilter and a good grinder with it (or modify your Starbucks Barista Grinder as I have)
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