Ratings Overview - Espresso Machine

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 Breville Barista Express
The Barista Express is in a class of its own. It produced the best tasting espresso in our testing, and its steam wand was the only device we found that could replicate the velvety steamed milk with...  read more >
$600

Editors' Choice Award
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77
Taste - 9 of 10
9
Ease of Use - 6 of 10
6
Ease of Cleaning - 6 of 10
6
Milk Steaming/Frothing - 9 of 10
9

 Gaggia Anima Prestige
The Gaggia Anima Prestige literally does everything for you. All you have to do is is make sure there are beans in the hopper and milk in the milk tank and you can have a cappuccino with the push of...  read more >
$1,100

Top Pick Award
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76
Taste - 7 of 10
7
Ease of Use - 9 of 10
9
Ease of Cleaning - 7 of 10
7
Milk Steaming/Frothing - 7 of 10
7

 De'Longhi Nespresso Lattissima Pro
The De'Longhi Nespresso Lattissima Pro is the only machine we tested that combines the convenience of a capsule system with the convenience of a built in, automatic milk frother. If you're a fan of...  read more >
$600

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Taste - 6 of 10
6
Ease of Use - 8 of 10
8
Ease of Cleaning - 8 of 10
8
Milk Steaming/Frothing - 7 of 10
7

 De'Longhi Magnifica
The De'Longhi Magnifica is super automatic machine that can make a good cappuccino. However, it has a slightly confusing interface and its steam wand can be a bit messy and difficult to use. In the...  read more >
$1,000

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Taste - 7 of 10
7
Ease of Use - 6 of 10
6
Ease of Cleaning - 8 of 10
8
Milk Steaming/Frothing - 7 of 10
7

 Rancilio Silvia
The Rancilio Silvia is very much like a professional level espresso machine, both in terms of its quality and the amount of skill that is required to use it effectively. It allows you, and in most...  read more >
$685

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Taste - 9 of 10
9
Ease of Use - 4 of 10
4
Ease of Cleaning - 4 of 10
4
Milk Steaming/Frothing - 9 of 10
9

 Gaggia Brera
The Gaggia Brera provides good taste quality and all of the convenience of a super-automatic machine at a list price of only $450. This great value earned it our Best Buy Award. It beat out more...  read more >
$450

Best Buy Award
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67
Taste - 7 of 10
7
Ease of Use - 7 of 10
7
Ease of Cleaning - 6 of 10
6
Milk Steaming/Frothing - 6 of 10
6

 Nespresso Evoluo
The Nespresso Evoluo can make both espresso and coffee using Nespresso's capsules. Switching between the two is seamless as the Evoluo reads a barcode on each capsule and automatically changes its...  read more >
$200

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Taste - 6 of 10
6
Ease of Use - 9 of 10
9
Ease of Cleaning - 7 of 10
7
Milk Steaming/Frothing - 1 of 10
1

 Nespresso Inissia
You'd be hard pressed to find a simpler espresso machine than the Nespresso Inissia. With only two buttons, one for a normal shot and one for a long shot, anybody can pull a nice shot of espresso on...  read more >
$150

Top Pick Award
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62
Taste - 6 of 10
6
Ease of Use - 8 of 10
8
Ease of Cleaning - 8 of 10
8
Milk Steaming/Frothing - 1 of 10
1

 Mr. Coffee Cafe Barista
The Mr. Coffee Cafe Barista is a semi automatic machine with an enticingly low list price. However, it was at the bottom of the scoresheet in almost all of our tests and we found that it makes weak...  read more >
$200

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Taste - 3 of 10
3
Ease of Use - 4 of 10
4
Ease of Cleaning - 5 of 10
5
Milk Steaming/Frothing - 6 of 10
6
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