There are tons of people out there who drive to a coffee shop to get the best espresso drink the morning. Instead of waiting in line forever and spending tons of money on a weekly basis, you can make your own espresso drinks in the comfort of your own home. Finding the ideal espresso maker can be difficult if you don’t know what to look for. These espresso machine reviews will highlight the best of the best to help you find exactly what you need.

Espresso Machine
Color
Water tank size
Rating
Price
DeLonghi 15-Bar-PumpStainless steel44-oz3.5$180.00
Mr. Coffee Cafe BaristaBlack/Stainless steel40-oz4.2$200.00
Gaggia ClassicBrushed Stainless steel72-oz3.9$400.00
Espressione CafeStainless steel34-oz3.9$180.00
Nespresso CitizBlack/Stainless steel34-oz4.7$300.00

DeLonghi 15-Bar-Pump Espresso Makerespresso machine reviews

When it comes to espresso makers, you want to make sure you are getting your moneys worth. With the DeLohgi espresso maker, you are definitely getting exactly what you paid for. This espresso machine uses a patented dual-function filter holder. This lets you do exactly what is says, dual function so two things at once. The two filters are work with the dual-function filter holder are the Sempre Crema filter and the E.S.E. filter. The E.S.E. filter stands for an easy serving espresso filter. It also uses a patented cappuccino system frother. There is nothing better than a state of the art frothing machine when it comes to making the perfect cup of cappuccino. This will ensure you are getting the best froth possible to put on top of your cappuccino.

In these espresso machine reviews, we tend to look only at what the machine can do and what is inside the equipment. This one of the other hand also talks about the exterior and how stylish it really is. It comes in a sleek stainless steel and will add a little bit of flare to just about any kitchen atmosphere. This espresso machine in particular comes with a removable water tank that can hold 44 ounces of water. This is removable to make cleaning a little easier. It was designed with the consumer in mind. It comes with an anti-drip design and an easy on/off switch.

Pros

  • Stylish
  • 44-oz water tank
  • Anti-drip
  • On/off switch
  • Dual-function filter

Cons

  • Price
  • Large

 

Mr. Coffee Café Barista Espresso Maker81rtoWqpPTL._SL1500_

This Mr. Coffee Café Barista espresso maker is also a 15 bar pump espresso machine. On the top of the maker, there is a control panel that is designed with the user in mind. This control panel is operated by one touch and can decide many different things for you. You can choose from having a single shot or a double shot of espresso and whether you want a cappuccino or a latte. All of these can be chosen with one swift touch of a button. There is even an automatic frother included with this espresso maker. This means you can now turn your favorite milk into a creamy and light foam without any difficulty. You can even choose between different froth levels on this machine and let the machine do all of the work.

There is a milk reservoir that is removable to make cleaning a breeze. You can even leave your milk in this reservoir and leave it in the fridge for future use. There is a water reservoir that is also removable for ease of cleaning. This water reservoir will let you brew more cappuccino without many fewer refills between each brew. The exterior is black with a little bit of stainless steel accents on the top and bottom. This will also fit perfectly with just about any kitchen.

Pros

  • 15 bar pump
  • 1 touch panel
  • Auto milk frother
  • Milk reservoir
  • Water reservoir

Cons

  • Price

 

Gaggia Classic Espresso Machine41GEJM8TPSL

When it comes to espresso machine reviews, this one is on a completely different level than the others. One of the best features about this espresso maker compared to others is the size of the water tank. This Gaggia Classic espresso machine has a water tank that holds a whopping 72 ounces. It is even removable to make the cleanup very simple. The housing of this machine is stainless steel. The grouphead and portafilters are made form a brass material to ensure temperature stability. The other espresso machines only have 15-bar pump capabilities. This machine has 17.5-bar pump capabilities. Some of the features you will get with this espresso machine are a high-voltage boiler, hot-water dispenser and even a frothing wand.

There are two different filter baskets that are made from stainless steel. You will get a single and a double-shot stainless steel filter basket with this machine. There is even a measuring scoop and tamper included with everything. There are so many features and accessories that come with this espresso machine you won’t need anything else ever again. For the price, you are getting everything you need to make your own cappuccinos and lattes in your own kitchen.

Pros

  • 17.5-bar pump
  • 72-oz water tank
  • Stainless steel housing
  • Frothing wand
  • Single/Double shot

Cons

  • Price
  • Small

 

Espressione Café Minuetto Professional81+6te3KYRL._SL1500_

If you are looking for a more professional espresso machine, this next of the espresso machine reviews is perfect for you. The main thing that sets this espresso maker apart from the others out there is the 1000-watt motor backing this machine up. Espressione Café has included a Thermoblock heating system and also has 15 bars of pump pressure. There aren’t any other espresso machines out there with this combination of features. This espresso maker in particular uses a Maxi Cappuccino device to give you effortless cappuccinos every time. There are two different types of coffee you can use to make your espresso. You can use ground coffee and also use the ESE espresso pods. This give you a wide variety of espresso making options.

Many people worry about others using their espresso maker because of the high pressure coming out of the valve and the hot steam. You no longer need to worry with this espresso machine. There is a safety valve and a self-priming temperature-controlled boiler. There are even handles with rubber grips. There are many different features this espresso machine has that others do not. Some of these features include a cup warmer, removable drip tray, measuring spoon and a 1-liter water tank. You will not be sorry if you decide this is the espresso maker for you.

Pros

  • 1-Liter water tank
  • Stainless steel
  • 1000-watt motor
  • ESE capabilities
  • Cup warmer

Cons

  • Price
  • 1 Color

 

Nespresso Citiz Espresso Maker61scZTYKPoL._SL1500_

When it comes to espresso machine reviews, Nespresso has nailed everything within this category. Not only does this espresso maker look completely different than the others, it also operates differently than the others. You would use little capsules for this espresso maker. Nespresso has designed this machine to make it very easy to insert and eject the capsules. You can store up to 10 used capsules inside this machine. There is even a 34-ounce water tank that is removable. Removing the water tank will make it easy to clean this apparatus. If you like to switch things up when it comes to the amount of coffee you are consuming, there is an automatic coffee volume quantity that is programmable. The drip tray folds in to help accommodate the glasses that are taller than others.

This espresso maker uses a compact brewing unit technology. It also has a thermoblock heating element like some of the others espresso makers. It only takes 60 seconds for this machine to warm up and preheat. That makes it much easier and quicker to get your coffee in the morning. This machines has an amazing 19 bar pressure pump. That is much higher than some of the other espresso machine reviews out there. If you want to froth your milk, you can use the aeroccino milk frother. This frother works with both cold and hot milk.

Pros

  • Compact
  • Folding drip tray
  • Aeroccino milk frother
  • Fast preheating
  • 19 bar pressure pump

Cons

  • Price
  • Weird shape