If you're willing to take your home espresso game up a few rungs then the De'Longhi Dedica is worth the money, but you'll have to spend a lot more for this chance to pull shots like a pro.
If all you seek in a home espresso machine is the odd cappuccino or latte, then the budget-minded DeLonghi EC155 Pump Espresso is tempting. However aficionados won't be impressed by its erratic coffee quality.
As a frugal way to make espresso-based cafe drinks at home, the Mr. Coffee Pump Espresso Maker gets the job done, but not exceptionally well and not without headaches.
The super-automatic GrandBaristo Avanti may sport an opulent $3000 price tag, but it also serves outstanding espresso at a mere button push or smartphone swipe.
The $2,500 Krups EA9010 certainly costs a pretty penny but serves up high-quality espresso shots good enough to fool a professional expert in our blind taste test.
These domestic espresso machines prove you don't have to pay through the nose to enjoy cafe drinks at home.
The DeLonghi Dedica Pump Espresso machine is certainly more expensive than budget models, but it also makes reliably tastier shots.
The Mr. Coffee Pump Espresso Maker costs an affordable $90 while still letting you craft espresso-based steamed milk concoctions right in the kitchen. But there are drawbacks.
For $100 the DeLonghi EC155 Pump Espresso serves up tasty cafe specialties from the kitchen. But its quality is erratic enough to put off aficionados.
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