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Product Details
Overall Rating 6.9, Based on 24 Reviews
Avg Price $300.00
Manufacturer Baratza
Machine Type Conical Burr, multi-purpose, grinder, macro, micro, espresso, drip, press pot
Colors Black / brushed steel
Class Grinder, Conical Burr Consumer
Pro Review No
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Grinders: Baratza Virtuoso Preciso
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Multipurpose consumer grinder with two grind selectors - a macro and a micro selection, providing hundreds of possible settings. Conical burrs, grind bin and an optional portaholder for espresso portafilters round out the grinder.

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William Ellerman (quality: 1.3) 04.24.2013 Rating: 8.6
Bottom Line: After 1 year of almost daily use the Preciso grinder has proven to produce the perfect grind every time.
Tin Vuong (quality: 8.5) 04.07.2012 Rating: 9.0
Bottom Line: Overall, it's a very solid grinder for the price you pay and I'm not sure that you can do better for $300.  Solid build quality, excellent customer service, and excellent grind quality.  I couldn't ask for more.
Stewart Emery (quality: 7.0) 03.19.2011 Rating: 9.6
Bottom Line: This is a terrific grinder and an extraordinary value - espresso results in the cup are right up there with the most expensive grinders - easy to get from espresso to French Press and back
Sam Decock (quality: 9.0) 01.28.2012 Rating: 8.6
Bottom Line: If you are looking for a do-everything workhorse that excels across the entire grind spectrum without the $500+ price tag, this is the grinder for you. It is aesthetically pleasing, simple and easy to use, and has a world class customer service backing.
Robert Fitts (quality: 5.6) 02.14.2012 Rating: 2.4
Bottom Line: Considering a Baratza Preciso? Do yourself a favor, don't.
Richard Buckberg (quality: 6.5) 01.25.2012 Rating: 8.0
Bottom Line: Hard to imagine a consumer grinder better than this.  Grinds awesomely good coffee!
Paul Randesi 10.31.2012 Rating: 3.4
Bottom Line: Could have been a great machine for the price point if they could figure out how to keep the grind settings calibrated correctly.
Paul Jay (quality: 1.7) 09.13.2014 Rating: 2.0
Bottom Line: This is an unreliable machine with poor build quality. I've now had three of them stop working.
Paul Curtis 01.13.2012 Rating: 7.4
Bottom Line: A small and inexpensive change could really make this machine much better.
Omar B 01.22.2013 Rating: 5.4
Bottom Line: Nice while it lasts. High failure rate. Nice company though.
Nick C (quality: 10.0) 06.02.2014 Rating: 7.0
Bottom Line: Wonderful grinder, whose greatest stength, adjustment mechanism, is also it's greatest weakness.
Mike P (quality: 7.0) 03.22.2012 Rating: 8.0
Bottom Line: Great grinder, and great company that cares about their product and customer service
Katie Robinson (quality: 10.0) 10.05.2013 Rating: 5.4
Bottom Line: Breaks down all the time.
Jim Coffou (quality: 2.0) 03.11.2015 Rating: 4.4
Bottom Line: Quality control seems to be an issue, customer satisfaction not on their radar.
Howie Cohen (quality: 4.3) 03.12.2012 Rating: 8.4
Bottom Line: Its an OK grinder. Read my review.
Howard Karger 04.26.2015 Rating: 7.0
Bottom Line: This is a good machine for light and occasional use, but not necessarily as a daily grinder for 8 or so cups a day. While the initial grind is good the long-term longevity is questionable.
Hal Remz (quality: 9.0) 06.20.2014 Rating: 9.2
Bottom Line: I would buy this again in a heartbeat. I would also buy anthing from this company almost just to get the unsurpassed service they provide. This confidence was shaken by the failure of the fixed burr holder.
Eli KUSLANSKY (quality: 1.0) 06.23.2014 Rating: 3.6
Bottom Line: Look at other brands
Donald Varona (quality: 9.0) 05.24.2012 Rating: 8.2
Bottom Line: Excellent grinder for a very wide range of grinding needs-- including espresso (or so I hear).
Derian Julihn (quality: 5.7) 04.06.2012 Rating: 7.6
Bottom Line: A good grinder but not without it's flaws
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