Cuisinart is an American based company that manufactures a long list of home appliances that are perfect for home cooks. The wide array of products includes espresso makers, coffee makers, ice cream and sorbet makers, slow cookers, waffle makers, stand mixers and more. Cuisinart isn't anywhere near the largest manufacturer of espresso machines, and only offers a couple of models that are within the more reasonably price range at under $200.
The sleek, compact and handsome Cuisinart espresso machines get generally good reviews from users for the ability to offer a great value appliance at the more affordable end of the market. However, Cuisinart scores at average or below in nearly every other aspect, including overall customer satisfaction, quality and performance. Cheap comes at a price here.
The Cuisinart espresso machine gets relativity low marks in relation to ease in use, so these appliances aren't the most efficient models and might not be the most desirable option for the complete beginner to espressos.
Users consider the Cuisinart® Programmable EM-200 Espresso Machine the #1 Cuisinart model. This espresso machine is equipped with a 1080W motor and has a 64oz water reservoir. The price range for espresso machines is wide, with prices anywhere between $100 and $3000. This espresso machine is cheaper than most other espresso machines. Accordingly, owners report that they are getting their money's worth and it rates above average for overall value. When it comes to appearance, users report that they are pleased. Since espresso machines are often placed on the countertop, this good appearance score can be a decisive consideration. Also, users are satisfied with the espresso machine and would recommend it to their friends.
According to users, the Cuisinart EM-100 1000-Watt 15-Bar Espresso Maker, Stainless Steel is the #2 Cuisinart model. This espresso machine comes equipped with a 1000-watt motor and features a 53oz water reservoir. Espresso makers have a wide price range, and cost anywhere from $100 to $3000. This espresso machine costs less than most espresso machines. That being the case, users mention that this espresso machine is worth its cost and it is rated above average for overall value. When it comes to appearance, consumers report that the espresso machine is not pleasing. Since these type of machines are usually placed on the countertop, this model's low appearance score should be taken into account. However, trying to beat the morning rush? this espresso machine isn't for you as users find this machine's brewing speed to be slow.