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9 of the Best High-End Espresso Machines for Your Luxury Kitchen

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March 9, 2023
Kallista Design

If you’re a coffee lover, getting a high-end espresso machine is one of the best luxury kitchen ideas. Deluxe models offer a rich and decadent brew and often come in a variety of finishes to coordinate with your fixtures, including coffee pot fillers and bar faucets.  

espresso machine on top of a kitchen counter brewing a cup of steaming hot coffee
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Explore espresso machine ideas below for an at-home café experience.

Best Professional Espresso Machine For Home

Rocket Appartamento Espresso Machine

large chrome espresso machine
  • Dimensions: 14.25” height x 10.50” width x 17” depth
  • Color Options: Copper, black, red, and white  
  • Water Reservoir Capacity: 2.5 liters  
  • Control: Manual
  • Milk Frother: Yes  
  • Pressure Pump: 9-bar

Coffee aficionados can rejoice—this clever and compact machine gives you the reins to create a brew that is exactly to your liking. It features a heat exchange boiler and a heated group head so you can brew and froth at a consistent temperature.  

Best Espresso Machine Under $1,000  

Breville Barista Pro Espresso Machine  

double chrome espresso machine with touch controls and a grinder attachment on top full of coffee grounds
  • Dimensions: 16” height x 16” width x 14” depth  
  • Color Options: Red velvet, stainless steel, black stainless, sea salt, black truffle, damson blue
  • Water Reservoir Capacity: 67 fluid ounces  
  • Control: Semi-automatic
  • Milk Frother: Yes  
  • Pressure Pump: 15-bar

This machine is designed with automatic features like the dual-wall filter, LCD interface, and built-in coffee grinder. There are also a variety of adjustable options if you prefer to customize your brew. It’s attractive and sleek in design and comes in six colors to better fit your kitchen aesthetic.  

Best Automatic Espresso Machine  

De’Longhi Dinamica With LatteCrema Automatic Coffee and Espresso Machine With Milk Frother  

espresso machine with frother
  • Dimensions: 14” height x 9” width x 17” depth
  • Color Options: Silver
  • Water Reservoir Capacity: 1.8 liters
  • Control: Fully Automatic
  • Milk Frother: Yes  
  • Pressure Pump: 15-bar

The De’Longhi Dinamica is fully automatic, easily customizable, and many of the parts are even dishwasher safe. This model is a dream for those craving superior coffee options at the touch of a button. Its small design can also help the machine fit seamlessly into your kitchen or breakfast nook ideas.

Best Espresso Machine With Retro Style  

Ascaso Dream PID Programmable Home Espresso Machine With Volumetric Controls

yellow espresso machine
  • Dimensions: 13.5” height x 10” width x 13.5” depth  
  • Color Options: Sun yellow, kid blue, sweet cream, dark black, and anthracite
  • Water Reservoir Capacity: 48 ounces
  • Control: Semi-automatic  
  • Milk Frother: Yes
  • Pump Pressure: 20 bars  

Looking for an espresso machine that will match your retro kitchen vibes? This model offers a charming design in bright colors.  

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Best Small Espresso Machine

The Breville Bambino® Plus  

chrome espresso machine for single cup
  • Dimensions:  12.2” height x 7.7” width x 12.6” depth
  • Color Options: Brushed stainless steel, red velvet cake, smoked hickory, black truffle, sea salt, royal champagne, oyster shell, black stainless steel, damson blue
  • Water Reservoir Capacity: 64 fluid ounces  
  • Control: Semi-automatic  
  • Milk Frother: Yes
  • Pump Pressure: 9-bar

A small kitchen doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice quality appliances. The Bambino Plus is a compact version of the best Breville has to offer.  

Best Luxury Espresso Machine

Lucca A53 Mini Espresso Machine  

chrome wide espresso machine
  • Dimensions: 15.25” height x 16.50” width x 16.50” depth
  • Color Options: Black, bubinga, walnut, and maple  
  • Water Reservoir Capacity: 2.4 liters
  • Control: Semi-automatic  
  • Milk Frother: Yes  
  • Pressure Pump: 19 bars  

The wood finish color options of the Luca A53 suit many rustic or farmhouse kitchen themes. It features a programmable timer, double boiler, and a 3-second pre-infusion to offer a coffee house-inspired taste.  

Best Espresso Machine for Homemade Iced Coffee Drinks

De’Longhi Dinamica True Brew Over Ice™

chrome espresso machine that can fill two cups
  • Dimensions: 14” height x 9.3” width x 17” depth  
  • Color Options: Silver, white, and black  
  • Water Reservoir Capacity: 1.8 liters
  • Control: Automatic  
  • Milk Frother: Yes  
  • Pressure Pump: 15 bar  

The True Brew Over Ice brewing method and extra tall cup height makes this choice a great option for coffee lovers who love their joe cold. It even comes with a coffee-bean-shaped iced cube tray.  

Best Home Espresso Machine With a Hand Press

La Pavoni Professional Espresso Maker  

bronze and brass espresso machine with old school hand press function
  • Dimensions: 16” height x 10” width x 14” depth  
  • Color Options: Copper
  • Water Reservoir Capacity: 38 ounces  
  • Control: Manual
  • Milk Frother: No  
  • Pressure Pump: Manual  

Looking for a simple espresso machine that will add sophistication and visual interest? Hand-pressing your espresso can be very satisfying and is ideal for those who enjoy their coffee pure.  

Best Pod-Compatible Espresso Machine  

Nespresso® Creatista Brushed Stainless Steel Pro Espresso Machine

chrome espresso machine filling up a glass cup
  • Dimensions: 7.7” height x 12.9” depth x 16.9” width  
  • Color Options: Brushed Stainless Steel  
  • Water Reservoir Capacity: 68 ounces  
  • Control: Automatic  
  • Milk Frother: Yes  
  • Pressure Pump: 19 bar  

Pods are a quick and speedy way to brew your coffee for busy mornings. The Creatista allows you to have both convenience and sophistication with this sleek and modern design.  

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