8.5, Based on 231 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.
Howard Sheppard (quality: 7.1)
Bottom Line: If you're willing to practice; Miss Silvia will AMAZE you with the quaity of your espresso.
Ethan Dole (quality: 7.0)
Bottom Line: Silvia is an excellent transition machine from a junky toy to a Beast double boiler machine, Definatly worth the money!!
Chris Furia (quality: 7.0)
Bottom Line: This machine rocks, but if you're looking for an automated machine, stick with the Solis SL90.
Thomas Gauperaa (quality: 7.0)
Bottom Line: The best single boiler machine you'll get in the 400 dollar range.
Jeff Evans (quality: 7.0)
Bottom Line: Looks cool.....makes killer espresso.....built solid!
Ed Lawless (quality: 7.0)
Bottom Line: Almost a brilliant machine - but what a major potiential weakness!! Buy it, but haggle hard as it is not quite as indestructable as the glossy brochures would have you believe.
Ardy Hagen (quality: 7.0)
Bottom Line: Rancilio Silvia is the safe reliable choice for those who cannot decide among a plethora of seductive alternatives.
Raymond G (quality: 7.0)
Bottom Line: I like metaphors so here's how I'll summarize this. This machine is not a luxury sedan. It's like a Porsche. It's not comfortable and easy to drive, but once you get the hang of it, you'll find that you can soon be pulling shots like a pro barista.
Jonathan Christie (quality: 7.0)
Bottom Line: Excellent machine that can produce top quality espresso and very good micro-foam. Recommended as a 2nd machine however, as it takes some time to fine tune.
J M (quality: 7.0)
Bottom Line: Incredibly rewarding. A great way to enter the world of espresso
Jon Rutherford (quality: 7.0)
Bottom Line: I love this machine; it makes me smile every time I see it. It's one of those rare products that I look forward to using and enjoy every time I do.
Gene Sparks (quality: 7.0)
Bottom Line: Fantastic product that produces superb results
Ira Weiss (quality: 7.0)
Bottom Line: A sleek looking high quality system that makes great shots!
Shannon Richardson (quality: 7.0)
Bottom Line: Anyone who is serious about making quality espresso, this is it.
Brian Rose (quality: 7.0)
Bottom Line: Get her hot, give her good coffee and she will more than satisfy your needs (for espresso, anyway).
Holly D (quality: 7.0)
Bottom Line: 50,000 Silvia fans can't be wrong. There's a reason this one is popular.
Ryan Kew (quality: 7.0)
Bottom Line: This is one Pimp Espresso Machine, easy to use and doesnt seem to have a steep learning curve to get a nice espresso with tons of crema and awesome froth that many reviewers would have you believe. In other words its user friendly even for a 1st machine.
Steven Henderson (quality: 6.9)
Bottom Line: The Best machine for the money by far. If you cant afford a new one then get a used Silvia.
Bill Guthrie (quality: 6.8)
Bottom Line: This machine serves as a fantastic entry into the world of espresso, yet it more than likely will be all the machine that I will ever need.
Joseph Levitt (quality: 6.8)
Bottom Line: There is a reason this machine is so popular. It works!
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