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Product Details
Overall Rating 8.0, Based on 79 Reviews
Avg Price $449.00
Manufacturer Gaggia
Machine Type pump, single boiler, reservoir, 3 way solenoid, semi auto, espresso machine
Colors White, Black, Steel, Others
Class Semi Automatic Dual Purpose Boiler
Pro Review No
First Look Yes
QuickShot No

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Jennie Star (quality: 2.2) 12.26.2011 Rating: 0.6
Bottom Line: sorry i bought it from aabree.  old looking machine
Paul Gustafson (quality: 5.4) 06.13.2003 Rating: 3.0
Bottom Line: A machine full of water should be rustproof -- stay away.
Bob Pasternak (quality: 3.0) 02.12.2011 Rating: 4.6
Bottom Line: I tried and tried. But I never pulled a good shot with this machine.  Stick with vendors with a liberal return policy.
Michael Le (quality: 2.0) 10.18.2003 Rating: 4.8
Bottom Line: After 3 1/2 years usage, it starts rusted -DO NOT BUY this model
Irene Kozak (quality: 2.5) 11.05.2001 Rating: 5.2
Bottom Line: Will never buy another Gaggia, I thought it had a good reputation but I am certainly disappointed
Mack Hiato (quality: 3.7) 12.13.2004 Rating: 5.4
Bottom Line: Going to buy something else rather than get it repaired again.
Paul Abbott (quality: 5.0) 11.02.2007 Rating: 5.4
Bottom Line: Good espresso - bad foam.
Jeana P (quality: 6.0) 11.27.2000 Rating: 5.6
Bottom Line: Great machine if nothing goes wrong
John Derby (quality: 6.3) 04.13.2003 Rating: 5.8
Bottom Line: be aware of common concerns with this machine
A. Hauser (quality: 5.5) 11.04.2001 Rating: 6.0
Bottom Line: Good first step for a person who wants to start on a pump based machine, if you find it cheap enough.
Fazi Z (quality: 5.7) 08.29.2007 Rating: 6.2
Bottom Line: Works well.
Naoyuki Kitajima (quality: 5.5) 11.10.2005 Rating: 6.4
Bottom Line: A good cup of expresso just on time.
Connos (quality: 6.0) 05.29.2001 Rating: 6.8
Bottom Line: Nice machine, but descale every 2 months!
Michael Tay (quality: 7.0) 03.15.2004 Rating: 6.8
Bottom Line: Good machine, if you can find one for a good price.  Good for small jobs.
Andrew Wright (quality: 4.3) 10.14.2005 Rating: 7.0
Bottom Line: Great first machine - but if you love coffee you will upgrade.
Johann Schweizer (quality: 1.0) 07.23.2009 Rating: 7.0
Bottom Line: good machine, works well, but very poor finish
Bert Kenward (quality: 6.8) 02.20.2002 Rating: 7.4
Bottom Line: Produces good espresso at a good price - much cheaper than Silvia in EU.
Kamlesh Chavda (quality: 5.6) 04.28.2005 Rating: 7.4
Bottom Line: Good machine, not forgiving, will hone skills, likes to be clean and can last years, needs good grinder + beans
Grant Watt (quality: 7.0) 05.07.2005 Rating: 7.6
Bottom Line: Good machine but not truly great.
Elias Amador (quality: 7.5) 12.08.2006 Rating: 7.6
Bottom Line: A solid performer that can deliver great espresso at a reasonable price.
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