8.2, Based on 163 Reviews
Pump, Single Boiler, Reservoir, Semi Auto Espresso Machine
Semi Automatic Dual Purpose Boiler
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Starbucks' long-running consumer espresso machine
Bottom Line: Hard working, dependable, and stylish. A great beginner machine.
Andy Singer (quality: 6.0)
Bottom Line: This low-maintainence machine works great out-of-the box and has been serving barrista-made shots daily for 10 years and brewing.
Angie Weaver (quality: 7.0)
Bottom Line: I will never go back to the store bought drinks!! Sooo happy with this purchase! Thanks for your help in choosing the right machine :)
Ann Phillips (quality: 4.8)
Bottom Line: Better than a Krups Disposable!
Ayesha A (quality: 6.0)
Bottom Line: Great customer service; easy to clean; predictable shots; easy to add water; compact
Bam T (quality: 9.5)
Bottom Line: This machine earns its name. Very good piece for its price, with a few tips and tricks. Get it used if you can, and replace the portafilter.
Barry Nielsen (quality: 6.0)
Bottom Line: a very reasonably priced machine to learn the basics of coffee preparation, especially if found used.
Ben Moore (quality: 4.0)
Bottom Line: 10+ years of faithful service from my Proteo without a problem. This should say it all.
Benedikt Halldorsson (quality: 1.0)
Bottom Line: After I learned a few espresso-making tricks, my satisfaction level with this machine went from 50% to 100%
Benj Bell (quality: 5.0)
Bottom Line: Great coffee machine for people developing their addiction and the related skills required to make good coffee
Bill Kendall (quality: 5.0)
Bottom Line: Wait for the annual sale to buy; be faithful to follow the instructions; save the box for the inevitable replacement under warrenty; DO call the 1-800 tech number for help. They're friendly!
Bob (quality: 3.0)
Bottom Line: I'd buy it again. On sale.
Bob (quality: 6.0)
Bottom Line: Good value if bought on sale. Good first machine
Bob (quality: 6.0)
Bottom Line: A very usable machine which produces excellent espresso and crema yet won‘t leave you too poor to afford Superb coffee which is so important.
Bottom Line: I had alot of problems
Bob Holland (quality: 6.0)
Bottom Line: Great step up from the steam toys and usually somebody local who can show you how to get started.
Bottom Line: Great value,good service and support available
Bongo BCBeanBoy (quality: 4.7)
Bottom Line: Dissa machinna issa notta goin'ah bakkah too-ah dah storra.
Brendan Getchel (quality: 7.2)
Bottom Line: Not great, not horrible, just plain satisfactory. A very respectable first-time unit for $250 or LESS.
Bottom Line: For the money, I guess it will do. But don't expect anything more than adequate espresso.
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