Top 10 Best Espresso Machines for 2020
Nescafe Dolce Gusto Genio
The Nescafe Dolce Gusto Genio has a slim design that is ideal for people who don’t have much storage space in their kitchen. It’s easy to adjust the brew size from two to 12 ounces, and the LED bars clearly show your setting.
- Integrated bin for pods
- Makes hot and cold beverages
- Water tank can leak
Mr. Coffee Café Barista Premium
The tablet height of the Mr. Coffee Café Barista Premium is adjustable so that it can hold most cups, from large cups to small shot glasses. You can choose from a variety of coffee-based beverages at the push of a button using the control panel.
- Accepts most types of grounds
- Removable milk reservoir
- Some cheap plastic parts
The EspressoWorks AEW1000 is an all-in-one set that comes with a separate bean grinder, a stainless steel foam mug, two espresso cups, and much more, but surprisingly has a low price. It has a 15 bar pump for real Italian drinks.
- Can pull a single or double shot
- Premium stainless steel filter
- Large and cumbersome
Nespresso Essenza Mini
The Nespresso Essenza Mini heats up in just 30 seconds and turns off automatically after nine minutes to ensure you don’t waste energy. It comes with the Aeroccino milk frother to increase the versatility and choice of drinks.
- Includes a starter set of pods
- Capable of 19 bars of pressure
- Not ideal for large quantities
Breville Duo Temp Pro
The Breville Duo Temp Pro has a clean, two-button interface with just a single dial to switch between brewing and steaming milk. If you are new to this kind of coffee making, it is a good choice, as there is almost no learning curve.
- Large 61-ounce reservoir
- Italian-made pump
- Filter clogs frequently
Gaggia Classic Pro
The robust appearance of the Gaggia Classic Pro matches its performance, and it would be a great fit for a small cafe or restaurant. Its rocker switch controls are especially easy to learn how to operate, so you can create consistent brews.
- Commercial-grade steam wand
- Brushed stainless steel housing
- Works with ese pods
The DeLonghi Magnifica can deliver two espressos at once or one extra-strong cappuccino. The brewing unit is removable for easy cleaning when needed, and buyers get access to a dedicated call center in case you ever require help troubleshooting any issues.
- 13 grind settings
- Easy-to-adjust strength dial
- Can make multiple cups in a row
Jura ENA 1 Automatic
The Jura ENA 1 Automatic is designed to take the complexity of a high-end brewing station and compress it down to a size that fits comfortably on most home countertops. Despite its small stature, it still boasts a 37-ounce water tank.
- Ideal for purists
- Crema is light and fluffy
- Simple to clean and maintain
Breville Barista Express
The Breville Barista Express uses a sophisticated, integrated burr grinder that handles just a few beans at a time, so you always have the freshest, richest flavor. It sports a cool, industrial look and adjusts the water temperature automatically for optimal extraction.
- Makes coffeehouse-quality drinks
- Easy to clean inside and out
- Cup warmer on the top
Jura Impressa XS90 One Touch
The Jura Impressa XS90 One Touch offers an automatic experience that takes all the labor and guesswork out of creating the perfect cup of java. It generates up to 15 bars of pressure to extract all of the flavor from your beans.
- Burr grinder with six settings
- Eco mode saves energy
- 10-ounce hopper