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Espresso Machine Ratings Summary

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Score Product Price Our Take
80
$600
Editors' Choice Award
If you don't mind a little learning curve and elbow grease, this is the best espresso you can make at home
77
$400
An excellent machine if your familiar with the process of manual brewing, and already have a high-quality grinder
76
$1,100
Top Pick Award
If you value convenience over all else this machine will make a good cappuccino at the push of a button
71
$600
If you like capsule style machines and want an automatic milk frother this is the machine for you
69
$1,000
Decent all around machine, but the price is high for what you get
68
$715
Makes top notch espresso if you're experienced at manually pulling shots, but this machine may flummox beginners
67
$530
If you're main concern is saving money on cafe drinks in the long run, this is the perfect machine for you
67
$430
If you already have a good grinder and you find it for below list price, this machine is a decent buy
63
$200
Good for those that will pay a bit extra for convenience and would like to be able to make coffee as well
62
$150
Top Pick Award
Foolproof espresso that tastes pretty good, butt he capsules are a little pricey
51
$60
Top Pick Award
Great for more remote camping, but other portable models serve car camping and general travel a bit better
48
$400
A machine with few bright spots, especially considering there are other much more capable machines at the same price point
47
$60
Perfect for road trips and car camping excursions if you just can't leave your cappuccino behind
41
$200
Very bitter taste made this our least favorite machine