If you’re sick and tired of waiting in long queues as commuters and office clerks to fill your local café you should consider opening your own! And if that’s too dramatic, you should consider purchasing an espresso machine and turning your kitchen into your very own barista sanctuary. We’re introducing the 10 best Espresso Machines from moderate to advanced, to help you on your espresso journey. We have to warn you that the price of a good espresso machine isn’t cheap, but how can you put a price on your morning cup of coffee?
De’Longhi EC220CD Pump Espresso Maker
The De’Longhi comes small in size and competitive with the best. Like most of its counterparts, it comes with a removable drip tray, stainless steel boiler with 15 bars of pressure. Another feature is that it comes with a patented cream filter, that enhances the brewing process. And the De’Longhi also gives you the option of using pods or one measure of ground coffee in the preparation. By far, one of the most affordable Espresso machines in the market. You can order your’s today for less than $100.00.
Mr Coffee ECM 160-4
If you are curious about entering the Espresso world but not sure where to begin without breaking the bank we would recommend the Mr Coffee ECM 160 40 Cup Steam Espresso. Even though this Espresso is little in size, the machine can brew up to four 20 oz. cups of Espresso at one time! This is most convenient when you’re hosting a holiday party and you are the Expresso bar-tender. The tiny Espresso machine also comes with a removable drip tray and a cord storage which makes cleaning, very easy and safe. Price of the Mr Coffee ECM varies but amazingly, you can get it for $39.98.
DeLonghi EC155 Espresso Maker
Looking to start your morning with a cappuccino, hot expresso or even hot tea? You can do that and more with the DeLonghi EC155 Espresso Maker. The DeLonghi comes equipped with a stainless steel boiler, two separate thermostats and uses a dual-action filter basket for those who like to use ground espresso to brew espresso or coffee. To clean it quickly and conveniently, you can easily detach the water tank and drip tray. The DeLonghi EC155 Espresso Maker comes with a price tag of $99.95.
The Mr Coffee Café Barista
Climbing up the cafe bistro list, the Mr Coffee Cafe’ Barista is as genuine as it can get. This means the brewing machine comes with 15 bars of pressure to create all your coffee and Expresso needs. To create your frothy lattes and cappuccinos the Cafe’ Barista comes with an integrated milk container. The milk container can be removed easily and cleaned in the dishwasher. If you’re looking for new coffee creations, then you might appreciate the 10 delicious drink recipes book that comes with the machine. The Mr Coffee Cafe’ Barista can be yours for $199.00.
Philips SAECO Poemia Espresso Machine
Now, if you’re looking for something with a little more horsepower and flare then you might need to check the Philips SAECO Poemia Expresso Machine. This espresso machine comes with stainless steel construction, a 15-bar pump pressure for aroma and flavour extraction and a cup warming plate for pre-heating your coffee cups and glasses right on the machine. The Philips SAECO Poemia can also brew your ground coffee or Easy serving espresso pods. But this caffeine power machine doesn’t come cheap; this espresso machine comes with a price tag of $179.00.
Gaggia Evolution Espresso Machine
Designed to fit easily in your kitchen, the Gaggia Evolution Espresso is an espresso that doesn’t demand much container space at all. The Gaggia comes loaded with a high voltage, dual heating element boiler and turbo milk frothing wand. With a quick brewing time and a convenient size, for just $179.99 you will be hard-pressed to find a better deal.
Saeco Intuita Superautomatic Espresso Machine
Now, if you’re looking for an espresso machine that is more simplistic in design while staying true to the basics, then you should go for the SaecoIntuita Superautomatic Espresso Machine. The Saeco comes with a dial right above the brew head that allows you to push either the espresso or the coffee button, to get you moving and brewing in no time. So easy, even a child could do it, even though we don’t recommend it. The machine automatically turns off after 30 minutes of idle time and can be yours for $599.
Philips Saeco Ri9737.21 Vienna Plus Automatic Espresso Machine
To get your ultimate bang for your buck, the Philips Saeco Vienna Espresso Machine is the coffee maker of choice. The espresso machine comes with Opti Dose technology, that lets you choose from 6 to 9 grams of ground coffee beans per serving and the 15-bar pump comes with a removable brew group and a removable 57-ounce water tank for easy cleaning. One drawback is the noise level from the grinder that can be unpleasantly loud, but besides, it is a perfect brewing machine. $650.00.
Jura Giga 5 Automatic Coffee Center
Under the hood of this coffee maker come two pumps, two heating systems and two-floor meters that allow you to prepare milk and espresso simultaneously and brew two drinks at once. This espresso maker also allows you to program 18 individual speciality coffees, for those who like variety. And to add a little swag to the detail, the Jura Giga 5, comes with an LCD colour display to help you navigate with buttons on each side and the rotary dial on top. Now, if you are looking to blow some serious cream on an Espresso maker, this one will cost you $5,599.00. But, with the latter, costing you almost $5 a cup this could be considered as an investment right?
La Pavoni EPC-8 Europiccola 8-Cup Lever Style Espresso Machine
The Italians know a thing or two when it comes to making a great pot of coffee, so you should know you’re in good hands when it comes to the La Pavoni EPC-8 Eurpiccola Espresso Machine. There should be a level of expertise, that comes with operating this espresso machine. The La Pavoni comes with dual frothing cappuccino systems and includes 2 stainless steel filter baskets. Internal thermostats that continuously monitor the pressure and comes dipped in chrome. This espresso machine is of the Harley Davidson Espresso machine category. $909.90