Espresso Machines

You're in the market for a new espresso machine? I'm excited for you. But this is not the type of purchase you want to rush into; a good machine can cost hundreds if not thousands of dollars, and you'll be using it daily for years to come. It makes sense to choose something that is perfectly suited to your needs. It's an essential item in your home coffee gear arsenal.

So where do you start? There are espresso makers to choose from, each with its own fancy feature. 95% of these machines are not the right choice for you, but the good news is: everything on this page will lead you to the right choice. I recommend starting with a read of our essential guides, or jumping down to our individual reviews if you have a model in mind already.

Espresso Machine Roundup Guides

Here are our most popular guides; our espresso machine review roundups, that reveal the best picks in each category. Below we've roundup up and reviewed the best machines in each category, including home machines, commercial machines, automatic machines, manual machines, and the best picks from some of the big name brands.

We've also included roundup of some essential espresso accessories; like tampers and milk frothers. Click the links below to start reading and find the perfect machine or accessory for your needs.

Best Latte Machines of 2019 (reviews and a buying guide)
Making the perfect latte is a blend of the best coffee with the perfect milk. We share our choices for the machines that offer the best of both.
2019 Breville Espresso Machine Reviews: The Top 7
You may have seen the name Breville show up on our site. Here, we present our choice for the seven best Breville machines.
Best Automatic Espresso Machines 2019 (How to Get A $983+ Discount)
If your morning dreams include pushing a button and getting the perfect espresso, read on. We'll even show you how to save a bundle.
6 Best Manual Espresso Machines [Lever Espresso Machines]
Manual espresso machines require dedication and practice - but the results when you get it right are out of this world. Read our picks for the ones worth learning.
Best Commercial Espresso Machines 2019 [Buying Guide]
Running a cafe requires a different class of machine than even a high-end home espresso maker. Learn what you need and how to get it at the best price.
Best Espresso Machines: Reviews + Buying Guide [2019]
We took a look at the best espresso machine in every category; and here are the winners (and losers)
Refurbished Espresso Machines (Used machines) – Where To Buy Them
Refurbished machines can save you hundreds, and let you move up to a much higher quality espresso machine. Read our review to learn how.
Best Cappuccino Makers of 2019: Our Top 5 Choices
For many, the cappuccino is the ultimate breakfast beverage. Read about our five favorites and start your day with that unmistakable Italian flair.
Jura Coffee Machine Reviews (We Reveal the Best 3)
Jura makes some of the finest high-end espresso machines you can buy. Our review narrows their product range down to our three favorites.
DeLonghi Espresso Machine Review [The Top Picks]
De Longhi is a respected Italian maker of espresso machines. Take a look at our favorite products from this classic company.
The 5 Best Espresso Tampers [2019]
Tamping the espresso puck is a critical part of getting the right flavor, and especially that luscious crema. We look at our five favorite ways to mash down those grounds.

Machine Reviews:

Buying a new espresso machine is serious business. The best thing you can do to ensure you make the right choice is to arm yourself with information. You want to look at customer reviews, buying guides, reports, specification, features, and special features. Then you want to weigh all this up, and make a decision. There can be a lot of information to process, so we've gone ahead and reviewed and compiled this information together for you in our espresso machine reviews below.

Each review dives deep into the products features and benefits, its specifications and its reviews, all to help you make the right decision. We even offer some closely related alternatives if you find the machine you're reading about is not for you.

Browse our recommended espresso machine accessory reviews below:

The Handpresso Review – Is it perfect or just portable?
Need espresso in the middle of nowhere? The Handpresso just might be a lifesaver - or it might just be a crazy gadget. Find out!
The Breville BES840XL Infuser Espresso Machine Review
Why do people love this machine so much? Our review walks you through its highlights so you can decide for yourself.
Breville 800ESXL 15-Bar Espresso Machine Review
Ease of use or great features? Why not both? Read our review of the Breville 800ESXL to find out more.
Breville Barista Express Review: the Beautiful BES870XL
A built-in burr grinder, programmability, and easy clean-up are only part of what makes the BES870X such a favorite among espresso lovers.
Delonghi EC155 Review [15-Bar Espresso and Cappuccino Maker]
What makes the De Longhi EC155 such a great beginner espresso machine? Our review will make it all clear.
Rocket R58 Espresso Machine Review: Our Quick Review
Find out what makes the Rocket R58 such a high-priced espresso machine - and what might make it right for you.
Breville Oracle Review: Does It Live Up To The Hype?
Somewhere between a semi-automatic and a super-automatic, the Breville Oracle just might be the machine of your dreams. Find out here.
Flair Espresso Maker Review – Yay or Nay?
This hand-powered espresso maker doesn't look like anything else - but you can brew beautiful shots with it, once you get to know it.

And there you have it. Make sure you check back often to see if we've added more reviews, or if we've updated our roundup guides (which we do each time a new, noteworthy machine is released.

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