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
Peter Aeschliman (quality: 5.0)
Bottom Line: This machine is reliable, easy to use, and most of all, the best quality for the money.
Bottom Line: Definitely recommended for the price. Just make sure you get a decent grinder!
Fred Kennedy (quality: 5.7)
Bottom Line: This machine makes my latte one of the best times of my day.....
David Kyle (quality: 6.0)
Bottom Line: This is an easy machine to love. I should know, I'm a repeat customer!
Glen S (quality: 7.0)
Bottom Line: This is a good beginner machine only if you want to save money on per-cup prices at the stores.
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.
Bottom Line: Great machine and best value in this price range. Highly recommend.
Reed Nelson (quality: 3.1)
Bottom Line: The BEST first pump driven unit. Low $$$ + high quality + good coffee= happy customer with stained teeth!!!
Bottom Line: Sturdy, well made, and simple to use.
John Gilchrist (quality: 7.0)
Bottom Line: Great machine to start, but will upgrade in the future.
Bottom Line: Unless you're a serious coffee geek this should be enough machine for you.
Lindsey Kent (quality: 7.0)
Bottom Line: A very good consistent machine for the money.
James Carrigan (quality: 6.7)
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.
Bob (quality: 6.0)
Bottom Line: Good value if bought on sale. Good first machine
Jon Phillips (quality: 7.0)
Bottom Line: This is the perfect beginner addict machine.
Bottom Line: Watch out Seaco/Gaggia - on sale this machine is an unbeatable value and makes a great shot of espresso
Sis Soft (quality: 7.0)
Bottom Line: Good starter machine for budding espresso lovers, but will soon grow out of it and demand more.
Barry Nielsen (quality: 6.0)
Bottom Line: a very reasonably priced machine to learn the basics of coffee preparation, especially if found used.
Luis Barrera (quality: 5.5)
Bottom Line: For the price, it's a great buy
Eric Svendson (quality: 6.7)
Bottom Line: Great value at the "sales price" of $250-275 for 1st time buyer
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