Semi-Automatic Espresso Machines
Be your own barista! Semi-automatic espresso machines offer just the right amount of control over how your espresso is made at home. While they may look different, the basic functionality of a semi-automatic espresso machine includes a boiler, a portafilter and a switch or lever to perform the extraction. You’ll still grind and tamp your espresso (or insert an espresso pod), start the extraction and then steam or froth your milk as necessary. Semi-automatic espresso machines fall into two different types:
- Manual Control: On these semi-automatic espresso machines, the shot is initiated and you stop it once you decide the extraction is complete, usually in 20-30 seconds. This offers real-time control over the length of your extractions
- Programmable Doses: These semi-automatic espresso machines allow you to program the extraction to stop after a specific amount of time.
$229.00The Saeco Aroma is a compact and durable espresso machine that makes brewing your favorite espresso, cappuccino or latte beverage a snap. With the Aroma Espresso Machine, you have the option to use already ground espresso or E.S.E compatible pods using the included special adapter. The Aroma's pressurized portafilter makes it one of the best performing home espresso machines we have tested. Place this cool and compact espresso maker just about anywhere in your kitchen or coffee space. Learn More
$159.00For those of you who want to be your own home barista but feel like you don't have the experience, the Saeco Poemia is your new best friend. A great learning machine, it is easy to use and forgiving of many rookie mistakes. With a pressurized portafilter, there is no need to perfectly tamp your espresso in order to pull a great shot. The panarello wand on makes milk frothing a breeze! You'll be making lattes for your friends in no time! The design is similar to higher end Saeco machines, stylish and affordable. Learn More
$299.00The Saeco Via Venezia is beautifully constructed with a stainless steel casing. It incorporates some of Saeco's most time-tested features. The Via Venezia produces creamy, robust espresso each and every time. You'll also find the panarello has a frothing tip for perfect form, a large water tank, a powerful pump rated at 15 BAR of pressure and a safe, and a rapid recovery boiler that keeps the hot water coming. Learn More