Review Date - 09/19/2013
Highly recommend, I was looking for more of a super-automatic machine. I wanted a machine, that would be simple to use for our mornings. Our previous espresso machine was a Rancilio Silvia. So it took some time in the morning to get everything made and out the door. We looked at many super-automatics and the price for what we wanted was a bit out of our budget. We ended up calling into sale ... read more
Review Date - 01/14/2014
I bought this machine 2 years ago and this thing works great for the price.
My drinkof choice is the carmel machiato and I estimate that I have been the household barista of over 2,000 shots using this Ec702.
I am going to buy another one. I would say that this thing would probably still be working properly but I neglected to descale the unit, and now have lime build up which has restricted the ... read more
Review Date - 02/14/2011
Simply put I see this as a great stepping stone machine. The price is perfect (if I were to buy one now as I received this as a gift). If you like espresso..I would recommend skipping the steam-driven and going with a machine like this.
I have only made doubles. Usually I will make two before work and the speed of heating the boiler is excellent (having caused a small explosion wi ... read more
Review Date - 05/24/2014
We absolutely love this coffee maker and I have so much fun using it! Every morning I get up a little early just to make a couple of drinks. He drinks soy milk cappuccinos and I like to froth up milk and make a chai. When I'm working from home I love my double espresso with a touch of honey. I've had no trouble with the flavor or creme in the espresso. I'm considering another for my office. ... read more