8.5, Based on 230 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.
Timothy Steele (quality: 7.5)
Bottom Line: The new pod adapter version is great! Works well with pods, and along with its great steaming ability, a cappucino is not far away.
Toto Di Torretta (quality: 8.0)
Bottom Line: WARNING: It may not get better than Silvia (in the USD 400 category).
Mick Reynolds (quality: 7.3)
Bottom Line: Silvia rewards attention to technique with a great cup of espresso.
Joe DP (quality: 8.9)
Bottom Line: Best home espresso machine in its class with “legendary” status and capable of providing quality espresso to rival machines costing 2x as much.
Curt Yamamoto (quality: 7.3)
Bottom Line: This machine will not be the limiting factor in have great home espresso
William Enwright (quality: 6.8)
Bottom Line: A beautifully made machine that deserves your attention; before and after purchase.
Derek Denyer (quality: 4.7)
Bottom Line: A well built machine which makes great coffee.
Kevin Lojewski (quality: 7.3)
Bottom Line: After the learning curve, despite the fiddle factor, you'll be making slam-dunk hot-shot espresso drinks every time.
Steve UK (quality: 5.3)
Bottom Line: Quality pays for itself - owned one for over a year now and never regretted it
Grant Watt (quality: 6.0)
Bottom Line: It is hard to say enough good things about this machine. Well done Rancilio!
Scott F (quality: 4.0)
Bottom Line: Wow I'm so glad I bought the Rancilio Silvia because it's making awesome espresso & americano coffees with a gorgous crema right from the get-go.
Bruce Weir (quality: 6.2)
Bottom Line: My friends call me shaky now that I'm pulling about 6 shots a day.
Sylvain Barbeau (quality: 6.2)
Bottom Line: For me and lot of others peoples, this product is a really good improvement at an affordable cost.
Ira Weiss (quality: 7.0)
Bottom Line: A sleek looking high quality system that makes great shots!
Brent Baker (quality: 6.8)
Bottom Line: An amazing machine with professional-grade parts that (when paired with a quality grinder and consistently good barista skills) can produce amazing espresso beverages
Bob Abbott (quality: 6.7)
Bottom Line: Nothing better -- except a daily trip to Italy, perhaps.
James McKee (quality: 5.0)
Bottom Line: High quality, value for money machine. You will not be dissapointed.
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.
Kelvin Gillman (quality: 4.3)
Bottom Line: great purchase!!!!!!!
Adde Cuppo (quality: 5.7)
Bottom Line: Overall great machine that consistently produces great espresso after paying some attention to the details!
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