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Product Details
Overall Rating 9.1, Based on 66 Reviews
Avg Price $1,649.00
Manufacturer Isomac
Machine Type semi commercial, pump, solenoid valve, reservoir, drawer, espresso machine
Colors Steel
Class Semi / Automatic Heat Exchanger Boiler
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The Tea (pronounced Teh ah) is another of a new breed of serious espresso machines for home or very light commercial use.

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Jim R. (quality: 9.3) 08.31.2002 Rating: 10.0
Bottom Line: Consistency! Period! Great to God shots over and over and over. Simply the highest quality and standards available.  Well worth every penny spent on it.
Stuart Brody (quality: 0.9) 11.04.2002 Rating: 10.0
Bottom Line: Buy it, you don't need to look any further
V Charlin (quality: 3.9) 11.04.2002 Rating: 10.0
Bottom Line: Great looking product, fantastic espressos. Great customer service from Chris' Coffee Service!
Glenn Harris (quality: 5.0) 11.04.2002 Rating: 10.0
Bottom Line: In this price range, this is the best value for the money.
Paul Kocurek (quality: 8.6) 12.03.2003 Rating: 10.0
Bottom Line: After spending a year with Livia, Tea has left a refreshingly sweet taste in my mouth.
Jay OfMontreal (quality: 6.4) 03.25.2003 Rating: 10.0
Bottom Line: When you're ready to stop going out for your coffee, this is the machine.
Carl Hays (quality: 4.9) 11.18.2002 Rating: 10.0
Bottom Line: If my house was on fire, this is the one thing I would save.
Jan Normandale (quality: 4.2) 11.27.2002 Rating: 10.0
Bottom Line: I JUST LOVE THIS MACHINE! PS your friends will have espresso machine envy. Don’t you just love that!
Susan Lewis (quality: 6.0) 01.19.2003 Rating: 10.0
Bottom Line: An excellent solidly built espresso machine that should last for decades with proper care.
Harry Ofgang (quality: 4.9) 11.03.2002 Rating: 10.0
Bottom Line: It works great, looks great and Chris' Coffee has great service and price.
John Macdonald (quality: 5.9) 04.24.2003 Rating: 10.0
Bottom Line: I would recommend this espresso machine to anyone that enjoys quality coffee drinks.
Craig Malik (quality: 5.2) 04.23.2003 Rating: 9.8
Bottom Line: The best thing you can do for your morning!
David Henry 03.27.2010 Rating: 9.8
Bottom Line: Two gauges (boiler and group head), a beautiful and well made machine with consistent results
Paul Gitmark (quality: 8.4) 01.23.2008 Rating: 9.8
Bottom Line: Quality on the inside and outside, a true joy to use and have at home.
Eric Taylor (quality: 5.1) 05.07.2003 Rating: 9.8
Bottom Line: Solid Machine, Excellent Performance, Great Experience
Po-Jen Cheng (quality: 5.8) 11.06.2002 Rating: 9.8
Bottom Line: You are getting your money worth with this machine and with Chris' Coffee.
Peter Hanson (quality: 5.0) 04.23.2003 Rating: 9.8
Bottom Line: If you are serious about espresso and can spring for the Tea, you won't look back.
Paul Cordes (quality: 7.0) 02.09.2003 Rating: 9.8
Bottom Line: Great espresso after a short and easy learning curve.
Craig Shields (quality: 5.6) 04.22.2003 Rating: 9.6
Bottom Line: Better than sex, or at least sex with me
Ton Boom (quality: 9.0) 10.31.2007 Rating: 9.6
Bottom Line: Isomac Tea II = fantastic Italian espresso and cappucino. Good value for money!
Barry Libenson (quality: 6.6) 02.06.2004 Rating: 9.6
Bottom Line: Great machine, great shots, and it looks good too!
Mark Graham (quality: 6.2) 06.02.2004 Rating: 9.6
Bottom Line: This machine is the gateway to a new level of espresso addiction!
Jerry Gale (quality: 5.1) 11.11.2002 Rating: 9.6
Bottom Line: Not expensive for what you are getting.  I fully expect to live with this machine for many years.
Donald Blum (quality: 8.3) 07.02.2002 Rating: 9.6
Bottom Line: E61 grouphead, two pressure gauges, commercial heat exchanger/boiler, and it can be plumbed in.
Eric DeGroot (quality: 7.4) 08.12.2002 Rating: 9.6
Bottom Line: At its price point, has the edge over the MiniNova in size and aesthetics; edges out the Livia in temperature stability.
Eric Mélançon (quality: 6.3) 04.26.2003 Rating: 9.4
Bottom Line: Absolutly pleased with it.
James Schulman (quality: 9.2) 05.28.2002 Rating: 9.4
Bottom Line: The awesome E61 group in a fast, user friendly package
Murray West (quality: 7.6) 11.24.2003 Rating: 9.4
Bottom Line: A  true step-up from 500 dollar machines, great build quality, very solid, but a pitifully small water reservoir.
Jeff Rader (quality: 6.5) 11.12.2003 Rating: 9.4
Bottom Line: Consistently great espresso, elegant machine and customer service that set the benchmark for the industry.   Never been happier with a coffee-related purchase.
Daniel Parilla (quality: 7.1) 07.09.2004 Rating: 9.4
Bottom Line: Take home espresso to the next level, and do it with style.
Derek Denyer (quality: 6.0) 09.17.2006 Rating: 9.4
Bottom Line: Miss Silvia dumped for a newer shinier model
Bill Ezell (quality: 6.9) 04.24.2003 Rating: 9.4
Bottom Line: A great machine that will give you many great shots!
David Bondy (quality: 7.0) 02.28.2011 Rating: 9.4
Bottom Line: Under-rated, excellent value E61 HX machine!
Howard Sheppard (quality: 8.5) 11.02.2002 Rating: 9.4
Bottom Line: It may seem like a lot of money, but you won't be sorry.  Great espresso is the norm.
Peter Bigone (quality: 10.0) 02.27.2013 Rating: 9.4
Bottom Line: Gorgeous, reliable, quality machine.
Mr. Will (quality: 7.4) 03.29.2003 Rating: 9.4
Bottom Line: Great machine, easy to use, fast and Chris is the only guy to buy from.
John Davis (quality: 5.2) 11.05.2002 Rating: 9.4
Bottom Line: Many equipment upgrades seem to be largely ego-driven and deliver only marginal benefits;  this machine takes the espresso experience to a whole new level.
Stephen Swayne (quality: 7.8) 08.18.2007 Rating: 9.2
Bottom Line: Best espresso for the money! Stainless steel eye candy! AMAZING espresso!
Phil Olsen (quality: 4.7) 05.06.2004 Rating: 9.2
Bottom Line: Isomac Tea is a machine for the home barista who cares about their coffee.
Zoltan Szemeti (quality: 4.5) 05.14.2004 Rating: 9.2
Bottom Line: If you love espresso, you live for it, you like to please your eyes, and you can afford it (even if you first think you can't), you must buy this machine.
Greg Osburn (quality: 4.6) 10.31.2004 Rating: 9.2
Bottom Line: Great looking machine that throws a GREAT Esspresso or Cappucino.
Scott Vervoordt (quality: 6.1) 11.02.2002 Rating: 9.2
Bottom Line: Excellent value for the money..Great machine in a limited amount of space!
Arthur Siegel (quality: 7.4) 12.16.2003 Rating: 9.2
Bottom Line: The Tea is the way to go if you want consistant, great espresso and a quality machine to interact with on a daily basis.
D Berry (quality: 2.2) 11.15.2001 Rating: 9.2
Bottom Line: this machine rocks
Tarik Ghbeish (quality: 7.9) 10.06.2003 Rating: 9.2
Bottom Line: Worth every penny if you require quality and value.
Owen O'Neill (quality: 8.3) 04.24.2003 Rating: 9.2
Bottom Line: Cool retro looks and consistently great shots - a dream machine!
Steve Rockwell (quality: 5.2) 02.01.2003 Rating: 9.2
Bottom Line: Isomac + Chris Coffee = Happiness
Tom Bergamini (quality: 3.5) 03.17.2009 Rating: 9.0
Bottom Line: SEXY tasty hot Italian with a bad name.  I suggest Stella.
Jeremy Nachbar (quality: 5.4) 11.30.2003 Rating: 9.0
Bottom Line: A life-long companion at a reasonable price.
Matt Hanley (quality: 5.3) 05.25.2003 Rating: 9.0
Bottom Line: I would buy it again.
Paul Wood (quality: 5.7) 01.12.2004 Rating: 8.8
Bottom Line: Spend the extra to get the best, you'll save money in the long run!
Vincent R (quality: 5.3) 08.30.2005 Rating: 8.8
Bottom Line: Great machine; reliable and great coffee. DON'T DO BUSINESS WITH CHRIS COFFEE.
Noel Hong (quality: 7.2) 07.28.2002 Rating: 8.8
Bottom Line: With good water, fresh roasted beans, proper grind & average technique this machine will deliver a good to great shot.
Rob Wainstein (quality: 4.6) 08.30.2005 Rating: 8.6
Bottom Line: the question i am trying to answer is whether truly amazingly delicious coffee is worth over $1000.00.  hey.  there are worse obsessions.
Jason Molinari (quality: 7.3) 03.03.2003 Rating: 8.4
Bottom Line: Great espresso, great cappuccino, great looks. What else do you need.
Alex Brander (quality: 6.1) 12.09.2004 Rating: 8.4
Bottom Line: I recommend the machine but hopefully it'll run longer than two years without another major repair.
David Yowell (quality: 6.3) 04.29.2003 Rating: 8.4
Bottom Line: Mmmm...coffee.
Dawn H (quality: 4.0) 05.10.2004 Rating: 8.4
Bottom Line: professional high end results from a machine that is more affordable
Miguel Howell 05.03.2011 Rating: 8.2
Bottom Line: i cannot wait to start up my baby in the morning and sample the sweet coffee nectar
Blazej Mrozinski (quality: 8.7) 02.07.2008 Rating: 8.2
Bottom Line: I can totally recommend it to anybody considering an upgrade. If you can afford some more $ pass the Silva and grab an Isomac
Eric D (quality: 7.6) 12.18.2001 Rating: 8.0
Bottom Line: A great machine at a great price. (Sorry for the lengthy review)
Gerard Ferency (quality: 6.3) 08.04.2003 Rating: 7.8
Bottom Line: The TEA makes you want more of everything.
Tom (quality: 1.2) 12.07.2001 Rating: 6.8
Bottom Line: sucks-puts water into milk when steaming
Marty (quality: 7.9) 10.20.2001 Rating: 6.8
Bottom Line: The Espresso Says it All !!
Torben Villadsen (quality: 4.5) 02.03.2011 Rating: 4.6
Bottom Line: wish I bought another machine, and another place.
Jim G (quality: 4.7) 01.16.2004 Rating: 3.4
Bottom Line: Very poor quality and reliability.  My advice:  DON'T DO BUSINESS WITH CHRIS COFFEE.
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