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Product Description

Simple to use, easy to adjust and consistent enough for espresso: The Nuova Simonelli Grinta hits on all three of these key aspects when it comes to grinding coffee beans. The Grinta is built to last with its extremely durable construction and can easily grind more than 10 pounds of coffee an hour. Prefer drip coffee instead of espresso? Unlock the setting wheel and rotate it to adjust between espresso and drip. Push your portafilter into the lever behind the grind chute, and watch as it fills. What's more, the Grinta comes in a spectrum of colors (red, black, chrome and silver) so you can pick the perfect shade to suit your kitchen or cafe decor.

How the Nuova Simonelli Grinta Works

  • The Nuova Simonelli Grinta is very intuitive and easy to use, as all you need to do to get espresso quality grinds is select a grind setting and push your portafilter below the chute.
  • The switch below the chute will activate the grinder, and before you can bat an eyelash, your portafilter will be filling up with a wonderfully consistent grind.

Features & Functionality of the Nuova Simonelli Grinta

  • High Capacity: The Grinta can handle over 10 pounds of coffee an hour, which is more than sufficient for home use. At least we hope...
  • Easy To Use: Select a grind setting and push your portafilter into the power switch to get your grinds. No complicated buttons, no menus, no random options, just ground coffee.
  • Precision, Precision, Precision: Don't sit there and worry about how consistent the grinds will be that come out of this machine, it can handle most settings with ease, which won't leave you guessing if your grind consistency is an issue.
  • Reliable: With the capability of grinding such high quantities of coffee, it's no question that the Grinta is built to last a decent amount of time.
  • Large Hopper: Definitely big enough that you won't need to be filling beans every day. However we do recommend keeping your whole beans stored air tight, or as close to air tight as possible, to ensure maximum freshness.
  • Easy to Adjust - While some grinders boast all sorts of technical features, such as programmability and timers, the Grinta keeps it as simple as possible so adjusting the grind is easy.
  • Good Value - The Grinta is a good grinder for the price.
  • Small Footprint - Grinta's slim construction won't eat up any more counter space than needed.
  • Plastic Case - The plastic body on this machine makes it seem a bit cheaper than some of its competitively priced counterparts.
  • Loud - The Grinta tends to grind beans rather loudly.
  • Clumpy - We discovered that the grounds can get clumpy and messy when using the Grinta.
How Does it Compare? The Grinta features commercial-style components at a home-kitchen size.
Tips and Tricks The coffee grounds can get a bit clumpy, so we suggest redistributing them to decrease channeling.
Suitable Applications Espresso, Fine Drip / Pour Over, Turkish

Additional Information

Manufacturer Nuova Simonelli
Width 5.25 inches
Depth 5.25 inches
Height 16.5 inches
Watts 220W
Volts 110-112V
RPM of Burrs No
Programmability No
Case Material Plastic
Bean Hopper Capacity .5 kg
Dosing Options No Progamming - All Manual
Adjustment Configuration Stepped - Macro and Micro Settings
Grinder Style Burr - Flat Steel
Burr Diameter 50mm
Material Plastic

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Warranty Information for the Nuova Simonelli Grinta


What it Covers:

Nuova Simonelli and Victoria Arduino commercial espresso machines and grinders


2 year parts warranty and 1 year labor warranty

Who Supports the Warranty: Seattle Coffee Gear
Warranty Contact Information: 866-372-4734 or email us at

Commercial class espresso machines have several different service plans available from which you may select during order placement. Self installation may void your commercial warranty. Please speak with your commercial sales rep for details on coverage duration, service level and individual policies.

Caring for the Nuova Simonelli Grinta

  • Clean out the bean hopper every week or so to remove any potential oils that may have built up over time.
  • We recommend using Grindz every few weeks, depending on the frequency of use.


Been over 6 months, love both these machines. Fresh roasted beans and dialed in, don't get no better. I Don't go to coffee shops anymore! Folks come to mine!
(Posted on 4/24/2015)
Looked Simple. Is SimpleReview by mvaron
I bought this for a couple of reasons. It looked like a good, high quality, no frills grinder. The ladies in the videos made coffee using the Grinta to grind the coffee and the Oscar to brew the coffee and both ladies actually said it was "good", instead of "not bad".

My own experience has been very favorable, though I'm still learning. The grind seems quite uniform. The ground coffee is a bit lumpy, but is easy to declump by sliding a finger or something across the basket to smooth out the ground coffee.

I think the ladies in the video mention that it's messy, but I don't find it messy at all. Any coffee that doesn't hit the basket seems to land on the little plastic tray which is easily swept off or removed and washed.

I'm very happy with the grinder overall, though I think I still need to refine the adjustments and technique for grinding and making coffee.

(Posted on 9/4/2014)
Really good buyReview by Rosie
We were using an average $30 coffee/spice grinder. It worked okay, but then we decided to get the Grinta. It made such a difference to the taste of our coffee!! Hugely improved! I think this is because the Grinta grinds the beans so perfectly, that the coffee machine can get the best flavor out of the beans. Awesome buy.
We did have a small cracked plastic part when the Grinta arrived, but Seattle Coffee Gear was very quick to send us a new part, and now it works perfectly.
It is expensive, but worth it! (Posted on 3/6/2014)
Easy grind adjustment but Slow and loudReview by Dara
Well built, and easy to dial in a grind, but be prepared to wait a bit...filling a double shot took a bit of time -- and keep in mind that you cannot "rest" the porta filter on anything. Grinder is also louder than expected. I also have a a mazzar mini (doser) and truly thought the grinta would be more quiet. Red is a nice color though. And it appears to be built to last. Basically I have mixed feelings on this grinder. I think it should be considered a starter grinder. (Posted on 2/7/2014)
Good grinder, not for everyone without modsReview by Jorge
I started with an Encore for over a year for my pour over, french, and aeropress--and love it! Then bought a Via Venezia espresso machine a few months ago and a naked portafilter. The Encore was serviceable, but I quickly grew out of it since I could only use 1 or 2 settings for espresso. So I bought a used Grinta thinking this would be a huge step up. Well, it is nice, but I found that it was not worth the price upgrade in it's stock form. Well, the grounds are nicer, fluffier, and consistent. So, if you can deal with about 1-3 grams stuck in the chute and will keep lots of beans in hopper, then this is a good grinder. However, it is a nightmare for single dosing. It is easy to mod it and make it infinite. You can look up how on my HB post. (Posted on 3/27/2013)
Very good coffee grinder for home or small business!Review by big ajax
Recently I bought the simonelli Musica & the Grinta and I thank myself for such a good choice.

Thanks Gail for you video demonstration, you're good to help people like me to choose the right stuff.

I'm set for a while though. (Posted on 2/17/2013)
Great machine for home useReview by Owlie
Produces an excellent consistent grind.

I love the minimalist design and the plastic, which looks so much better than the ugly alternatives. Mine is black which looks great.

Now I am saving for the matching Oscar Espresso Machine! (Posted on 2/13/2013)
One of the best grinder.Review by Eddie
This is an amazing machine. (Posted on 7/24/2012)
Simple and greatReview by John O
No nonsense, very simple to use. It's like Apple made it. I don't find the base wobbly at all. Just like the SCG video says, the ground espresso can get clumpy but who cares: great grinds every time!

Great Taste, Easy To Use

(Posted on 5/7/2012)
Good coffee grinder for home useReview by Liren
It is a good model for home use. The coffee powder is consistant and fine enough for espresso. You can easliy reajust finess to make your espresso better.
However it is not a good idea to always change the finess from espresso grade to french press grade, because it will take you half day to find ur prefered setting back.

Easy To Clean, Easy To Use, Commercial Grade

The plasic body (Posted on 12/2/2011)

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