Hits the Sweet Spot of Price Vs. Quality!
The Breville BES870XL is the perfect combination of brewer and grinder, that will give you a perfect cup of Espresso every time.
There are more expensive machines - but this one achieves a full 15 bars of pressure, and gives a very consistent and high quality brew. You cannot go wrong with this semi-automatic machine in your home.
Quality Espresso brewing in the home is now possible. It is both an art, and a science. Even beginners can produce a perfect sho with this machine. Experienced brewers can try out different grinds, amounts of coffee, and how much pressure you use when tapping. You will impress your friends!
The Breville BES870XL is also called, the Barista Express. You can buy it on Amazon, for under $600. There are less expensive machines (which might not have the same bars of pressure, might be stream-driven which is less reliable, or less consistent) and there are certainly more expensive machines (which may not produce better Espresso!). This machine is in the sweet spot of espresso machines, the best value out there! It is available in Stainless, red, or Black Sesame.
You can buy one right for, for under $600, on Amazon.