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Product Details
Overall Rating 7.9, Based on 94 Reviews
Avg Price $120.00
Manufacturer Solis
Machine Type Prosumer, conical, burr, grinder, hopper, bin
Colors Black and Silver
Class Grinder, Conical Burr Consumer
Pro Review No
First Look No
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A grinder made by Solis, rebranded by Starbucks. Good for drip, press pot, suitable for espresso.

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David DCosta (quality: 3.0) 12.02.2000 Rating: 8.4
Bottom Line: Well designed and simple to use
David Durkee 03.17.2012 Rating: 8.8
Bottom Line: With a bit of tweaking, the grinder can give a very fine grind, for excellent shot results; as well as being able to do drip and french press.
Dee Ann Abel (quality: 5.5) 11.03.2000 Rating: 9.2
Bottom Line: Reasonably quiet, attractive, and no dust
Don Scott (quality: 6.8) 09.11.2005 Rating: 4.6
Bottom Line: You will never master espresso with this grinder, it will even make you fustrated
Donna T (quality: 8.0) 12.28.2001 Rating: 9.6
Bottom Line: If you really like coffee buy a burr grinder.
Eward Sonneveld (quality: 5.4) 07.09.2002 Rating: 8.6
Bottom Line: Excellent value for money (GBP 60 / USD 90). Tweaking requires patience and confidence, but after that it is superb.
Frank S (quality: 6.0) 12.29.2004 Rating: 5.4
Bottom Line: Summary -- A good bargain that became a doorstop when I couldn’t grind my favorite dark roast.
George Wachsmuth (quality: 7.5) 03.22.2002 Rating: 9.0
Bottom Line: Great if you don't need it for espresso. Good second grinder.
Gianni Angel (quality: 4.5) 08.26.2000 Rating: 9.2
Bottom Line: Should be MORE than adequate for any reasonable person.
Gone Gone 01.21.2008 Rating: 4.0
Bottom Line: Works for drip grind, but the Barista won't meet the needs of most baristas.
Harbor Pirate (quality: 4.5) 02.09.2001 Rating: 10.0
Bottom Line: Solis 166 - IT ROCKS!!!
Heather Johnston (quality: 4.5) 06.27.2001 Rating: 6.4
Bottom Line: Does NOT grind fine enough for the Pasquini Livia 90
Iced Chilli 10.17.2009 Rating: 8.2
Bottom Line: grind is ok
James Campbell 02.11.2009 Rating: 7.0
Bottom Line: Good for everything but espresso
James Lee 12.08.2008 Rating: 6.0
Bottom Line: Great value and good results  but don't buy if you want espresso with crema
Java Man (Espressopithecus) (quality: 7.3) 07.10.2000 Rating: 8.8
Bottom Line: This machine, the Solis 166, may be a very cost-effective grinder for you if you know it will grind fine enough for your machine.
Jay Vaughn (quality: 0.7) 09.04.2006 Rating: 1.0
Bottom Line: Never by this machine or shop at Dillard's!!!
Jeff Parduhn (quality: 2.0) 07.28.2001 Rating: 10.0
Bottom Line: The Barista is a great grinder and looks good too. Buy it before you buy the Solis.
Jeremy Maclennan (quality: 8.0) 07.08.2004 Rating: 7.8
Bottom Line: A real coffee grinder, for a decent price.
Jim Pellegrini (quality: 8.1) 11.05.2001 Rating: 8.4
Bottom Line: Great machine for small space, recommended for espresso, turkish, maybe drip, but NOT french press
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