8.5, Based on 229 Reviews
Pump, Single Boiler, Reservoir, Semi Auto, Espresso Machine
Satin Stainless Steel
Semi Automatic Dual Purpose Boiler
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A true benchmark machine, this machine made Rancilio a lot of money since it was introduced in 1998 - it has become the standard against which all other consumer, single boiler machines are measured against. Currently in its 3rd revision.
Chris Wyser-Pratte (quality: 5.5)
Bottom Line: Not perfect, but a better machine than a Gaggia Baby, and probably the best available for under $750.
Christian Callsen (quality: 1.5)
Bottom Line: Guaranteed Crema ?spresso. All the time.
Christopher (quality: 3.0)
Bottom Line: Great investment and cafeĎ qaulity drinks.
Christopher Cerrudo (quality: 4.2)
Bottom Line: Solid piece of machinery that you'll be happy with for years to come!
Colin Newell (quality: 4.0)
Bottom Line: The rancilio should be the espresso machine purchase that you can count on.
Corey Diamond (quality: 6.0)
Bottom Line: Great value machine, can produce fantastic espresso in capable hands.
Craig Andrews (quality: 7.1)
Bottom Line: In my opinion this is the best espresso machine for the home market at this price point,& even to $600. An excellent machine!!
Craig Wagner (quality: 3.3)
Bottom Line: I don't recommend this machine or seller.
Curt Yamamoto (quality: 7.3)
Bottom Line: This machine will not be the limiting factor in have great home espresso
Dan Kehn (quality: 7.9)
Bottom Line: Silvia is the great performer, but if you do a lot of successive milk-based drinks, consider an HX machine
Dan Pohl (quality: 5.5)
Bottom Line: Tempermental, Inconsistent machine that will force you to perfect your technique or go insane trying.
Dan Roth (quality: 3.0)
Bottom Line: I have taken it to get repaired and will do another review after that.
Dana Sitler (quality: 2.0)
Bottom Line: I would defenitly recommend this machine to others.
Danielle Abbott (quality: 5.0)
Bottom Line: After two years still makes a damn fine Americano and lattes that impress the friends with it's performance and speed.
Danny K (quality: 5.5)
Bottom Line: Excellent shots, which is the most important part of any espresso maker, but has its limitations
Darren James (quality: 5.9)
Bottom Line: If you want a great machine that can make great espresso search no further.
Dave Abood (quality: 6.3)
Bottom Line: You just don't see this kind of quality construction and performance any more, whether we're talking about coffee makers or automobiles - I feel like I hit the jackpot in choosing the Rancilio Silvia.
Dave Borton (quality: 8.7)
Bottom Line: One or two 'spressos a day? Look no further, say, "a Silvia please."
Dave C (quality: 3.8)
Bottom Line: Great machine that will give you great results!
Dave Mclennan (quality: 1.0)
Bottom Line: SAVE UP FOR A REAL MACHINE, JUST GOOD FOR STARTERS IN THIS HOBBY, WEAK PERFORMANCE
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