De’Longhi ECP3630 Espresso Machine Review

Thinking about buying the marvelous De’Longhi ECP3630? It’s a great pick for coffee connoisseurs and is bought by many. It’s one of the great creation by the brand and is a popular choice among coffee lovers.

De’Longhi is a name that marvels the Coffee trend all over the globe. This brand has given too much to coffeeholics and continues to do so. It’s also active among quality kitchen appliances and a few home comfort products. If we talk about coffee makers, the brand has some exclusive technology to make the coffee taste great, always.

Introduction to De’Longhi ECP3630 Coffee Maker

Among the long range of products, ECP3630 is a jewel. With 15 bar professional pressure, the machine assures quality results every time. Its unique filter design enables to prepare single or double espresso shot in one go. Many people have concluded this machine to be the among the best espresso machine for entry level.

De'Longhi ECP3630

With it’s portable dimensions, the product takes up a very little space on the counter. The machine comes packed with a portafilter, three filter baskets and a scooper/tamper combination tool. There is no charcoal water filter so one needs to have a water filter at home to fetch the filtered water. The housing is said to be of stainless steel, but it’s a mix of steel and steel looking plastic, which reduces some weight and eases in moving the machine.

Operating it is pretty straightforward, just turn the dial on and wait for the green light to come up. Till the time fill the portafilter with the coffee. When the green light comes up, turn the dial to the right and you’ll see the espresso flowing in the cup in a matter of minutes. After the espresso preparation, clean up is also quite easy which is a problem for many. Just take out the removable water filter, knock the portafilter with the knock box and wipe the machine with a little wet cloth. Few of the features which makes this machine distinct are:

Features

  • 15 Bar Pump Pressure serves the coffee hot and gives a rich taste to coffee.
  • The advanced cappuccino system mixes and steams milk to create a rich creamy froth for evenly textured drinks.
  • Removable water tank ensures proper cleaning of the machine.
  • It allows to Brew like a pro by making perfect espresso shots every time for either cappuccino or latte.
  • Removable tray to allow longer cups.
  • Self priming operation for minimum start up preparation.
  • Complete stainless steel body that looks perfect every time.
  • It can also use Nespresso coffee pods with a special holder for them within the filter.
  • Separate thermostats to control water and steam temperature separately.

Cons

Every machine has a few flip sides and so does the De’Longhi ECP3630 and there is nothing majorly wrong in this machine. One can easily adapt to these since the machine is a descent one.

  • The steam is a little bit weak and requires a reheats after every 40 seconds of use.
  • The steam wand is not too long.
  • The interface is not programmable.
  • Only short glasses can be used for extraction as the space under is less.
  • No Charcoal Water Filter

Verdict

De’Longhi ECP3630 can be easily found in many households and people are happy with it. It comes under a very feasible price tag and also takes up less of the counter-space. The results are consistent and also the coffee tastes great if you know how to perfectly make an espresso. So, if you have made up your mind to go with the De’Longhi, don’t look no further as this machine is not going to disappoint and will serve for long.


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De’Longhi ECP3630 15 Bar Pump Espresso and Cappuccino Machine, Stainless Steel (ECP3630) (Kitchen)


Features:

  • 15 bar professional pressure assures quality results every time
  • Second tier drip tray to accommodate larger cups
  • Removable 37 ounce water tank. Full stainless steel housing
  • Self priming operation for minimum start up preparation
  • Two Separate Thermostats – Water and steam pressure are controlled separately, so you can make espresso or cappuccino at the perfect
  • Utilize De’Longhi’s call center for customized help setting up and maintaining your machine at 1-800-322-3848

List Price:$279.95 USD
New From:$169.99 USD In Stock

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14 thoughts on “De’Longhi ECP3630 Espresso Machine Review

  1. Yes, I found the answer to the frothing milk problem ! Use the hot milk instead of the cappuccino ring. Allow the smallest amount of air to enter. Perfect micro foam.
    William

  2. Every machine has it’s way of using. Using the hot milk as said by William is applicable to most of the machines that have a slightly weaker frother.

  3. Hello, I’m new to espresso-making but does anyone know the amount of ground coffee does the portafilter basket hold? (grams)

  4. Amit,Do you by any chance know a make that fits this machine?
    Also, do you know if it is safe, for the plastiv in the porta filter, to use Joe Glow to remove the coffee oils?
    William

  5. Thank you for the review, Amit

    Have you looked at the CE 702? If you did which one is better? I think the 3630 is the latest model but checking for the review on 702.

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