We spent 78 hours on researching and reading 6,494 buyer reviews to find the best espresso machines you can buy for 2018. Finally, you can enjoy the bold flavor and aroma of a perfect espresso without going to a coffee shop.
#10: Breville BES870XL Barista Express Espresso Machine
This top of the line espresso machine features a 15 bar Italian pump with a 1600 watt Thermo coil heating system. It’s patenting purge function will automatically adjust water temperature after steam for optimal espresso extraction temperature. Also comes with a stainless steal conical burr grinder with a 1/2 lb. sealed bean hopper.
#9: Breville BES920XL Dual Boiler Espresso Machine
This espresso machine comes with commercial features and performance in a household footprint. Features a dual stainless steel boiler. The espresso boiler, for the espresso shot, is PID temperature controlled, while a separate steam boiler offers instant and powerful steam on demand. So you can extract your shot at the right temperature, delivering optimal flavor, while simultaneously steaming your milk.
#8: DeLonghi ECAM22110SB Compact Automatic Espresso Machine
This compact automatic espresso machine includes all of the features of our full-size machines, but in a smaller, more convenient size. It not only makes incredible espresso drinks, but also saves you money while doing it, with the energy-saving switch and single boiler system. Select either whole beans or ground coffee, the machine does both.
#7: Smeg ECF01 PBUS Espresso Machine
This retro style espresso machine comes in black, white, pastel blue and fire engine red. Features a 15 Bar Pressure with a Thermoblock heating system. Uses a stainless steel filter holder for powder coffee or paper pods. Features a user-friendly control panel, removable drip-tray for mugs accommodation, and anti-slip feet. Contains a 1 liter removable water tank with optional water filters and includes 3 filters.
#6: illy Method iPerespresso Dedicated Espresso Machine
This espresso extraction system works specifically with illy’s proprietary coffee capsules. You can easily enjoy a perfect authentic espresso with refreshing crema, rich fragrance, balanced taste of acidity and richness in various scenes of daily life just by pushing a single button.
#5: DeLonghi ESAM3300 Magnifica Super Automatic Espresso Machine
Finally, you and your guests can enjoy delicious cappuccinos and lattes anytime. It’s never been easier to create authentic Italian drinks with their patented cappuccino system frother. Simply place a container with milk under the nozzle to create a rich, creamy froth. The Magnifica does all the work for you! Select either whole beans or ground coffee, the machine does both.
#4: DeLonghi EC702 15 Bar Pump Espresso Machine
Enjoy delicious espresso made your way with this pump espresso and cappuccino maker. You can choose to brew ground espresso or E.S.E pods with the unique patented dual filter holder. You can enjoy espresso or cappuccino without worry with two separate thermostats that control water and steam pressure, so you can make both espresso or cappuccino at the perfect temperature.
#3: DeLonghi EN750MB Nespresso Lattissima Pro Espresso Machine
Enjoy easy authentic Italian espresso based beverages. It uses Nespresso capsules, which are designed to take the effort and chance out of traditional espresso brewing and provide easy cleanup. The Nespresso capsule system, combined with De’Longhi’s Automatic Cappuccino System, ensures that you are only one touch away from delicious barista-style beverages.
#2: Breville BES870CBXL Barista Express Espresso Machine
This espresso machine features the ability to grind your espresso beans with multiple settings ranging from fine to coarse. It’s 54mm stainless steel portafiler comes with commercial style spouts. Also comes with an espresso pressure gauge, thermocoil heating and a 360 degree swivel action steam wand.
#1: Breville BES840XL Espresso Machine
This espresso machine has both automatic features, like temperature settings, and programmable features like volumetric control. The key features that set it apart from other espresso machines are the pre-infusion technology, the thermocoil heating system, and PID temperature control technology.