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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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Dan (quality: 1.0) 11.12.2001 Rating: 6.4
Bottom Line: good, but don?t buy a painted one.
Benedikt Halldorsson (quality: 1.0) 11.03.2005 Rating: 9.4
Bottom Line: After I learned a few espresso-making tricks, my satisfaction level with this machine went from 50% to 100%
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.
Rick Hiebert (quality: 2.0) 01.28.2008 Rating: 6.8
Bottom Line: Be prepared for repair bills
Larry Morrison (quality: 2.0) 01.15.2004 Rating: 6.4
Bottom Line: Not a bad entry level machine.
Jan Henneberry (quality: 2.0) 04.20.2008 Rating: 10.0
Bottom Line: 2 pounds of beans will pay for the machine!
Willi Mazereeuw (quality: 2.0) 11.26.2006 Rating: 6.6
Bottom Line: sorry I bought this machine
Ed Italiano (quality: 2.5) 06.02.2010 Rating: 9.0
Bottom Line: Great, basic, easy to use, cute machine
JENNIFER BETUZZI (quality: 2.7) 12.20.2007 Rating: 8.8
Bottom Line: Great expresso and great frothing wand.  Wish the machine was able to make a really hot cup of coffee.
Liz Runkle (quality: 3.0) 12.13.2007 Rating: 7.2
Bottom Line: I'm keeping this one until it is beyond repair... it's 12 now and may last much longer.
Michael Owen (quality: 3.0) 08.28.2007 Rating: 9.0
Bottom Line: Great espresso machine at an even better price. Customer service is #1.
Bob (quality: 3.0) 03.19.2000 Rating: 9.2
Bottom Line: I'd buy it again.  On sale.
Mark D (quality: 3.0) 02.25.2009 Rating: 5.0
Bottom Line: Save your money and buy a Gaggia
Margaret (quality: 3.0) 01.24.2000 Rating: 9.6
Bottom Line: good buy for money
R Saiers (quality: 3.0) 08.08.2006 Rating: 6.2
Bottom Line: Not bad as an entry-level machine for producing okay espresso. But for the price, try the Saeco Aroma, which features 15 bars rather than the Barista's 8-12 bars of pressure.
Reed Nelson (quality: 3.1) 11.08.2004 Rating: 8.6
Bottom Line: The BEST first pump driven unit. Low $$$ + high quality + good coffee= happy customer with stained teeth!!!
G Laufer (quality: 3.3) 08.17.2008 Rating: 7.8
Bottom Line: Buy it as a first machine or one you just want to use occasionaly.
Robert Furey (quality: 3.7) 09.19.2005 Rating: 8.8
Bottom Line: Great Machine for the novice and intermeadiate expresso baristas, Strong, durable, and makes consistant expresso every time
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.
Lee Grocholski (quality: 4.0) 12.08.2006 Rating: 9.2
Bottom Line: Fantastic Fantastic Fantastic!!!
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