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Best Home Italian Espresso Machine

Updated on April 28, 2013

If you are an espresso and cappuccino drinker, like myself, you may find it difficult to make a good Italian espresso at home. Do you know why we have problems making good tasting espresso at home? Because we don't have a good, high quality Italian home espresso machine.

If you have taken a look at the home espresso makers that are available for purchase, you may have noticed that there are a lot of options to choose from, which can confuse a coffee lover. And if you are picking a new home espresso machine based solely on price and not features, well, you likely are not getting the best home Italian espresso machine that you can get.

DeLonghi EC155 Espresso Maker
DeLonghi EC155 Espresso Maker

Home Italian espresso machines comes in all shapes, sizes and prices. You can get manual pump home espresso machines and you can get the home professional espresso machines.

Most home espresso machines make two cups, but you can get a one cup single serve home Italian espresso machine if that is what you need.

If you are looking for a moderately priced Italian home espresso machine, I suggest the DeLonghi EC155 Espresso Maker. It has a list price of $140, but is only $75 at Amazon (link below).

With the Delonghi EC155 home espresso machine, you can make espresso or cappuccino at the perfect temperature. That is because this Italian espresso maker has two thermostats for separately controlling water and steam pressure.

Another feature worth noting on this home espresso machine is that you can create authentic Italian espresso because it makes caramel color crema, which is unique to perfectly done Italian espresso. It can do this because the filter mixes air into the brewing process to produce a perfect crema.

This home espresso machine was actually designed and engineered in Italy as well.

If you don't mind spending a little more money for your home Italian espresso machine, and you don't mind a single serve machine, I recommend the Nespresso D90/S1 Essenza Single-Serve Manual Espresso Machine.

This single cup home espresso machine has a list price of $200, but is available for only $150 on Amazon (link below).

What is really nice about this Italian espresso machine is that it is designed to prepare perfect espresso every time. It will make you think you have a professional espresso machine at home! I also really like it's sleek and modern design.

Nespresso D90/S1 Essenza Single-Serve Manual Espresso Machine
Nespresso D90/S1 Essenza Single-Serve Manual Espresso Machine
Saeco 4038 Vienna Plus 15-Bar-Pump Super-Automatic Espresso Machine
Saeco 4038 Vienna Plus 15-Bar-Pump Super-Automatic Espresso Machine

And if you really want the best home espresso machine out there, and don't mind paying a little more for it, you need to get the Saeco 4038 Vienna Plus 15-Bar-Pump Super-Automatic Espresso Machine.

It is one seriously awesome home Italian espresso machine and it will make you the envy of all your espresso drinking friends. And it really is a must-have if you're a coffee snob.

The Saeco 4038 Vienna Plus 15-Bar-Pump Super-Automatic Espresso Machine has a list price of $650, but you can get it for around $450 on Amazon (link below).

The most amazing feature on this professional style Italian espresso machine is that it allows for tamping, brewing, and dispensing all in one cycle. So, you can get the best home espresso pretty quickly.

When you make that first cup of espresso, you'll notice that it is piping hot with nice crema and smells like the genuine cup of espresso. With just one taste, you'll see that the espresso is richer, hotter, and a lot closer to coffee bar espresso than any other home Italian espresso machine. You really need to give this espresso machine a try today.


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      7 years ago

      some good affordable options


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