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Product Details
Overall Rating 8.4, Based on 70 Reviews
Avg Price $350.00
Manufacturer Rancilio
Machine Type Semi Commercial Flat Burr Grinder with Doser
Colors Metal / Black, White / Black, Red / Black
Class Grinder, Burr, Prosumer
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A prosumer level espresso grinder that has been on the market since 1991. Grinder has seen changes cosmetically since introduction, now featuring steel side panels. Features professional burrs and motor inside. At $380 (Feb '09) the price is on the high side.

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Beth Connors (quality: 7.3) 10.04.2005 Rating: 8.0
Bottom Line: Unless you handle high volume grinding, get the doserless.  It's much easier to use and produces great results.
Homer Simpson (quality: 6.0) 11.07.2005 Rating: 8.0
Bottom Line: Rocky works fantastic for drip!  Save your money and avoid the cheaper grinders.
George Feil (quality: 7.0) 01.17.2006 Rating: 8.2
Bottom Line: perfect grind, with a few catches
Bob Le Beau (quality: 6.4) 05.29.2005 Rating: 8.2
Bottom Line: Solid, versitle, and very consistant grind.  Great asset to my coffee experience.
Paul Pikowsky (quality: 7.0) 11.13.2005 Rating: 8.4
Bottom Line: Beauty and performance for the home espresso grinder
Christopher Cerrudo (quality: 4.7) 11.10.2002 Rating: 8.4
Bottom Line: Solid Machine that you'll be very happy with!
Joe (quality: 6.0) 10.19.2001 Rating: 8.4
Bottom Line: Very good grinder for the price.
Ed Lamoreaux (quality: 4.5) 07.16.2001 Rating: 8.4
Bottom Line: BEST unit for the price, despite design problem!
Berhouz Abedian (quality: 9.0) 01.08.2012 Rating: 8.4
Bottom Line: Excellent  grinder, but needs periodic cleaning. The design and the plastic materials can be improved.
Java Man (Espressopithecus) (quality: 7.9) 02.20.2002 Rating: 8.4
Bottom Line: The Rancilio Rocky is a robust, near-professional quality home grinder.
Jonathan Ewing 09.22.2009 Rating: 8.6
Bottom Line: Beautiful, simplistic design.  Consistent Grind.
John Trefethen (quality: 7.3) 03.07.2008 Rating: 8.6
Bottom Line: Fantastic, Reliable, Dependable, Simple to Opperate.
Patrick Sloane (quality: 6.0) 06.29.2006 Rating: 8.6
Bottom Line: Quality you can rely on at a a price which is right - but go the doserless model!
Sean Strugnell (quality: 8.4) 06.24.2004 Rating: 8.6
Bottom Line: Rocky is a fantastic grinder and I wholeheartedly recommend it to anyone that is looking for a wonderfully consistent and versatile coffee grinder.
Cremina Fan 01.03.2011 Rating: 8.6
Bottom Line: Excellent lifetime purchase. Have the doser? See Detailed Commentary on simple way to keep it swept clean!
Howard Sheppard (quality: 7.0) 07.08.2002 Rating: 8.8
Bottom Line: The best grinder in the sub $300 range that I know of.  You can do better, but it will cost you.
Doug Miannay (quality: 6.7) 01.04.2005 Rating: 8.8
Bottom Line: Produces a consistent high quality grind for a consistent high quality espresso on every pull!
David M Strom (quality: 5.5) 01.23.2000 Rating: 8.8
Bottom Line: A great grinder at a good price. You NEED a great grinder to get even decent espresso, and Rocky fits the bill.
Mark Prince (quality: 8.1) 01.15.2000 Rating: 8.8
Bottom Line: Best grinder you can get for the home for under $400. Will improve your shots by a significant amount.
John Roche (quality: 8.5) 05.25.2001 Rating: 8.8
Bottom Line: Exceptional construction, performance and value. Ideal for espresso but may not be best choice for those who grind for multiple brew methods on a regular basis.
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