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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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Harvey Dent 01.01.2010 Rating: 9.2
Bottom Line: easy to use + consistancy in taste + good quality esspresso - whatelse should one expect from an esspresso machine? machine looks neat&tiny but is very heavy, reliable and cosistant.
Holden (quality: 7.0) 02.11.2000 Rating: 10.0
Bottom Line: Outstanding!  Ive abused my machine for 3 years now (5000+ draws/2500+ froths) and the more I abuse it, the more it loves me right back!
J M (quality: 6.0) 01.29.2008 Rating: 7.6
Bottom Line: learn how to replace the seals for the steam wand yourself and you should be happy
J. Valenta 07.10.2003 Rating: 8.2
Bottom Line: Great "starter" machine, best bang for $ when bought on sale. (although the competition is closing in)
J. Valenta (quality: 6.8) 07.10.2003 Rating: 8.2
Bottom Line: Great "starter" machine, best bang for $ when bought on sale. (although the competition is closing in)
Jack 11.25.2000 Rating: 10.0
Bottom Line: The Barista is a great espresso machine; dont waste your money on a "designer" machine like the Francis X Francis, which is plastic, has a poor porta
James Carrigan (quality: 6.7) 04.17.2005 Rating: 8.4
Bottom Line: The Starbucks Barista is a good value, easy to use espresso machine that is durable, provides consistent quality and is relatively easy to clean and maintain.  Great for new coffee/espresso loving families.
Jan Henneberry (quality: 2.0) 04.20.2008 Rating: 10.0
Bottom Line: 2 pounds of beans will pay for the machine!
Jared . (quality: 7.8) 06.28.2005 Rating: 6.8
Bottom Line: If you're going to buy this machine, buy it on sale and DON'T use the stock PPF!!! - Take the valve out or purchase a non-pressurized portafilter from Saeco.  It will be worthwhile to spend a bit of extra money and get a better machine to start out with.
Jason Morton (quality: 4.1) 06.24.2003 Rating: 10.0
Bottom Line: Greatest Machine ever! The Barista makes the the best shot ever and is easy!
Jason Rizos (quality: 6.0) 04.09.2007 Rating: 8.0
Bottom Line: Starbucks Barista will make a great shot of espresso, great value, great quality, and customer service.
Jeff Breckon (quality: 5.0) 03.04.2003 Rating: 8.0
Bottom Line: Good solid machine, makes better espresso, and cappas than most Starbucks employees can pull.  Hats off to those Starbuckies who know their way around a La Marzocco.
Jeff Johnson (quality: 4.3) 04.29.2005 Rating: 7.8
Bottom Line: Good quality, easy to find machine that is good as a first step in quality espresso.  Easily outgrown.
Jeff Miller (quality: 4.0) 01.10.2003 Rating: 6.4
Bottom Line: A good starter machine that will quickly make you want to buy an auto.
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.
Jennifer M (quality: 7.0) 09.05.2007 Rating: 9.0
Bottom Line: This is a must have if you can find one. Even for $199, it is a great machine.
Jim Pennington (quality: 8.0) 03.21.2010 Rating: 7.8
Bottom Line: Buy it cheap, learn the quirks, fix the portafilter, use it often.
Joe Foo (quality: 7.0) 07.08.2002 Rating: 7.4
Bottom Line: Solid machine, easy to use. Don't pay list for it. Skip the grinder model.
Joel Stevens 01.04.2006 Rating: 9.4
Bottom Line: Looks good, Works Great, and it is as Tough as a Tank.
Joel Stevens 12.08.2000 Rating: 10.0
Bottom Line: I would certainly recomend it to anyone who really wanted to make espresso regularly
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