If you’ve ever tried to calculate how much you spend on coffee per day (or month, or year) and have told yourself that number is too high, or have stopped yourself before you’ve figured it out, then it might be time to invest in an espresso machine. This way, you’ll have the option to make your favorite drinks at home. You’ll find that you save money, but also are able to make your coffee exactly the way you like it. Every time. You’ll find a list of different espresso machines below. They range in price from $120 - $580, depending on your needs, what drinks you’re looking to make, and whether you want to use espresso pods or ground coffee beans.
1. Nespresso VertuoPlus Coffee and Espresso Maker
Why We Love It It’s never been easier to make yourself a morning espresso. There are a variety of different capsules you can use to prepare either an espresso, double espresso, gran lungo, or a regular cup of coffee. It also comes with a milk frothier, so that you can make lattes and cappuccinos to your heart’s content.
2. Nespresso Essenza Mini Espresso Machine by De’Longhi With Aeroccino
Why We Love It This machine is compact so will save you kitchen counter space while also reliably making you a fresh cup of espresso. It’s now on sale for $119, from $199, and comes with a milk frothier, making this one of the best deals for an espresso machine.
3. Mr. Coffee Espresso and Cappuccino Maker
Why We Love It If espresso capsules of any kind simply aren’t your thing, you might like this Mr. Coffee espresso maker refreshing. You make the espresso the old fashioned way, and this machine also comes with a milk frothier for cappuccino and latte — a great deal for the price.
4. Breville Nespresso Creatista Single Serve Espresso Machine
Why We Love It Perhaps the best machine for fancy drinks, you’ll be able to have full control of how you froth the milk with this stainless steel milk jug and steam wand — making the latte art options endless. The machine also has a modern, sleek and professional look, which can upgrade any kitchen.
5. Breville the Barista Express Espresso Machine
Why We Love It For true espresso lovers, this machine won’t disappoint. It comes with a dose-control coffee grinder, the ability to control the temperature of the water for your drink as well as the pressure to filter the water, a steam wand, among many other capabilities. You’ll never get bored making coffee with this machine.