Best Super Automatic Espresso Machines

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Automatic Espresso Machine

Drinking specialty coffee at home is what most coffee lovers want to achieve, but for that, one has to master the skills of brewing espresso. If you have that much time to learn and brew, you can opt for a basic espresso machine. But if you are among the lazy group, you should live with the super-automatic espresso machine.

Since these gizmos cost a lot, one has to make a careful decision when trying to pick the best one from the so many numerous options. We are here to discuss the very best so that your money fulfills the real requirements.

Bestseller No. 1
De'Longhi ESAM3300 Super Automatic Espresso/Coffee Machine
  • Patented "Cappuccino System" frother that mixes steam and milk to create a rich,...
  • Easy-to-use rotary and push button control panel with programmable menu settings...
  • Grinds beans instantly with the patented, compact and easy-to-clean...
SaleBestseller No. 2
Philips 3200 Series Fully Automatic Espresso Machine w/ LatteGo, Black
  • Enjoy 5 coffees at your fingertips, including cappuccino Enjoy your favourite...
  • Silky smooth milk froth thanks to high speed LatteGo system - Top your coffee...
  • From fine to coarse thanks to the 12-step grinder adjustment - Our durable...
Bestseller No. 3
Saeco Xelsis SM7684/04 Super Automatic Espresso Machine, Titanium Metal Front
  • Premier programming - the xelsis lets you program everything. From milk and...
  • User profile - and, once you have your favorite drinks dialed-in, you can save...
  • Touchscreen control - The xelsis showcases its programming prowess with an...
Bestseller No. 4
Gaggia Anima Prestige Automatic Coffee Machine, Super Automatic Frothing for Latte, Macchiato,...
  • ONE TOUCH BREWING AND FROTHING: Bean-to-cup feature with automatic milk frothing...
  • PROGRAMMABLE: Programmable brewing options for lattes, cappuccinos, macchiatos...
  • TEMPERATURE CONTROL: 3 different temperature settings. Min/177.5 ?F, Med/182.9...
Bestseller No. 5
Gaggia Brera Super Automatic Espresso Machine in Silver. Pannarello Wand Frothing for Latte and...
  • FROTHING FOR MILK BEVERAGES: Pannarello wand frothing for cappuccinos & lattes....
  • EASY ACCESS: The dregs drawer, drip tray, and water tank are all within reach...
  • USER-FRIENDLY DISPLAY: Push-button controls and an LED display with illuminated...

Types of Automatic Espresso Machines

Though you might already know the differences between a semi and a fully-automatic espresso machine, still, many people get circled around this!

Please note that a drip coffee maker with grinder does not come under the super-automatics. Many novice coffee people mix this all and create more confusion for themselves.


With the rise of espresso, these machines were introduced to provide consistent temperature water for brewing an espresso shot. It uses a pump, and the brew cycle has to be manually controlled- On and Off. The user still has to grind, fill the portafilter, tamp and press the button to pull the shot.

It is preferred by consumers searching for an espresso machine that balances the ease-of-use and practicality with a more personal touch. However, it can be a bit confusing for first-timers. It takes practice to brew perfectly through a semi-automatic.


The next level of espresso machines where the brew cycle is controlled automatically so there is less scope of error and consistent shots are pulled with the same temperature consistency and length of the brew cycle. However, the grinding, portafilter filling, and tamping are still the responsibility of yours.


What really distinguishes this from others is the ease of use and Bean-to-Cup function. With a super-automatic espresso machine, you just have to fill the beans or grounds into the hopper and press 1 or 2 buttons. The machine then takes care of all hassles and outputs the amazing drink.

Grinding, tamping and pulling the shot is the machine’s responsibility. The person in charge here doesn’t have control over the variables now and there is no manual scope of work. Some models come with customization options. So, if you’re not a control freak and want a hassle-free espresso, there is no better option than this.

So here, we will be talking mostly about the last type, which is Super Automatics. With time, the scope of Fully-automatics has merged with the Super-automatics as most machines in both categories come with built-in grinders. So, if you are looking for a Semi-automatic, we suggest reading our article about espresso machines or else move to our next section about the best picks.

Best Fully Automatic Espresso Machines – Our Top Picks

Now let’s have a look at each and every unit of our collection with short reviews. We’ll begin with the most economical and go on till the premiums.

#1 Mr. Coffee Cafe Barista

Mr Coffee Cafe Barista Semi-automatic

Our first entry-level machine is by Mr. Coffee, which is both the most affordable and easy-to-use machine. We cannot assume it as a fully automatic espresso machine since there is no built-in-grinder, but it’s a regular machine for newbies. As it’s not a bean to cup coffee machine, we cannot confidently assume it as a fully automatic, but yes, it is somewhere close.

Most of the things are automated in this machine except the grinding part. We have to use coffee grounds here instead of the beans.

Features & Specs

  • Dimensions – 11.22 x 8.86 x 12.6 in
  • Weight – 10.37 lbs
  • 15 bar pump pressure
  • Power – 1040 watts
  • Removable milk and water reservoir
  • Auto milk frothing
  • 1 Touch espresso, latte, and cappuccino
  • 2-shot selection for espresso, latte, and cappuccino
  • Adjustable milk froth level
  • Can be used as a manual espresso machine also
  • Included – Tamper, filter for double-single espresso and measuring scoop

The brand has long been in making affordable espresso machines for coffee lovers that don’t compromise with taste. They are amazingly easy to use and maintain and cost almost 5 times less when compared with the ideal range of super-automatics/fully automatic espresso machines. See how it actually works with the video below.

Mr. Coffee Espresso and Cappuccino Maker | Café Barista , Silver
  • Semi automatic 3 in 1 espresso maker, cappuccino maker, and latte maker
  • 15 bar pump system brews rich tasting espresso coffee
  • Trouble free automatic milk frother removes the guesswork


  • Very easy to use
  • Takes a small footprint
  • Very affordable
  • Makes a great-tasting cup of coffee


  • Limited drink selection
  • Doesn’t has a grinder
  • The frother is a little inconsistent

#2 Gaggia Brera

Brera from Gaggia can be said as one of the most pocket-friendly super-automatic espresso machines available at the budget of a basic espresso unit. It is one of the highest-selling units on Amazon and covers all the basic features required.

Gaggia Brera Super Automatic

Features and Specifications

  • Dimensions : 5 x 10 x 11.5 in
  • Weighs: 19 lbs
  • Rapid Steam Technology quickly heats up the machine
  • Programmable brewing
  • Front panel made up of stainless steel
  • Burr Grinder with bypass doser
  • Pannarello steam wand
  • Removable brew group head for cleaning
  • Easily accessible tank and dreg box from the front
  • Push-button controls
  • LED display panel
  • Energy-saving mode
  • 1-year warranty

The machine is very simple to use and has much more to offer as compared to its price. The ceramic grinder on top grinds the coffee beans up to mark. It is also attached to bypass doser allowing using grounds too. You can tweak a few of its settings but don’t expect much as it’s an entry-level super espresso especially designed for starters.

Gaggia Brera Super Automatic Espresso Machine in Silver. Pannarello Wand Frothing for Latte and...
  • FROTHING FOR MILK BEVERAGES: Pannarello wand frothing for cappuccinos & lattes....
  • EASY ACCESS: The dregs drawer, drip tray, and water tank are all within reach...
  • USER-FRIENDLY DISPLAY: Push-button controls and an LED display with illuminated...


  • Compact in size
  • Doesn’t costs a fortune
  • Energy-saving mode switches the machine to standby mode after 60 minutes
  • Cup warming surface at the top
  • Bypass doser is an added advantage


  • Less durable because of many plastic components
  • Can’t make many specialty drinks

#3 Jura A1 Ultra Compact One Touch – Best Budget

Waking up in the morning with a hot cup of espresso to start your day on a high note – it is a matchless feeling. Jura A1 is a superlative automatic that has all the traits to become your durable companion. This small yet highly impressive espresso machine operates with a pulse extraction process and brews perfectly to deliver the flavor that you cherish the most.

Jura A1 Ultra Compact Super Automatic

With Jura A1, you get the option to brew three cup sizes along with selecting their dosage level. It comes with a conical burr coffee grinder that delivers a fresh grind every time you wish to have a shot of espresso. It also has a 4.4-ounce bean container and a 37-ounce water capacity. The thermoblock heating system comprises of a 15 bar pressure pump. On top of all, the auto shut off program makes it an energy-efficient machine.

Features and Specifications

  • Conical burr grinder
  • Easy to use controls
  • Thermoblock heating system is backed up with a highly effective 15 bar pump
  • To provide good taste, it uses a CLEARYL Blue filter is used to remove lead, chlorine from tap water
  • Programmable for three different cup sizes and also select their dosage
  • Touch technology with illuminated icons
  • Aroma preservation seal on the bean hopper
  • Height-adjustable coffee spout (from 2 to 5.5 inches)
  • Zero energy switch ensures that there is no energy consumption

Even though it is programmable, you can simply make adjustments with the help of illuminated icons that can guide you throughout the whole process.

Like every other unit from Jura, this one also needs almost zero maintenance.  The drip tray, dregs drawer, and water tank are all easily accessible and can be cleaned quite easily.

Jura 15148 A1 Super Automatic Coffee Machine, 1, Piano Black
  • Piano Black with silver details
  • Intuitive symbol display control panel
  • Thermoblock heating system with 15 bar pump


  • It is super easy to use
  • It has a compact design
  • You get a high pressure brewed coffee or espresso every single time
  • Optimum extraction
  • It is energy-efficient and has a programmable turn-off time
  • There is no need to use pods or containers


  • According to some users, the programmable setting is complicated
  • It is a bit overweight
  • Small water tank

#4 Jura Ena Micro 1

Size matters, right? Well, in the case of Jura 13626 Ena Micro 1 it doesn’t! Don’t let the small size of this espresso machine trick you because it has all the traits that made Jura such a famous brand. It is a small unit specifically designed to serve large purposes and a great cup of coffee.

Jura 13626 ENA Micro 1

If you love drinking professionally made specialty drinks, this small yet highly effective espresso machine is the right match for you. The intelligent preheating system makes it energy-efficient and espresso strength can be adjusted. Needless to say, using it is like a piece of cake (but of course, metaphorically) that takes very little space in your kitchen.

Features and Specifications

  • Dimensions – 9 x 12.7 x 17.5 inches
  • Weighs – 19.4 lbs
  • 1450 Watt
  • Compact design
  • 3 Different Cup Size
  • 2 Aroma Levels
  • Makes only Espresso
  • Stainless steel boiler with Swiss engineering design
  • 37-ounce reservoir
  • 15 bars pressure pump
  • Energy-efficient (uses just 1450 watts) with auto shut off feature
  • Programmable – user-defined cup sizes
  • 275 pounds of bean hopper capacity
  • Intelligent preheating system

The ENA Micro 1 has an integrated cleaning cycle that fast-forwards the cleaning process. It will alert you if it goes too long without cleaning. It also tells you when you need to start the rinse cycle. Given the fact that it’s a small size, cleaning and maintaining it is not a big problem.

Jura 13626 ENA 1 Automatic Coffee Machine, 1, Micro Black
  • ONE TOUCH: Prepare 3 Barista quality specialties including Ristretto, Espresso...
  • COMPACT: Slim design, perfect for small spaces
  • CONICAL BURR GRINDER: Multi-level grinder will perfectly grind whole beans to...


  • Super easy to use
  • The rinsing cycle keeps it well maintained
  • Energy-saving mode and auto shut-off
  • It has a built-in whole bean coffee grinder
  • Convenience is provided with a Touchscreen


  • A bit bulky than its competitors
  • Makes only Espresso

#5 Delonghi ESAM3300 Magnifica

The DeLonghi ESAM3300 Espresso Machine offers state of the art espresso coffee brewing technology. With a patented brew system, this unit can produce any variation of cappuccino or latte with simple one-touch controls. Your cup of coffee is always delicious even after a long span of using it.

Delonghi Esam3300 Magnifica Espresso

Features and Specifications

  • Dimensions: 15 x 11 x 14 inches
  • Weight: 28 lbs
  • Made in Italy
  • Built-in conical burr grinder with 13 different grind settings
  • Auto shut off feature
  • Double boiler design
  • 7 Ounce Bean Hopper
  • Patented milk frothing technology
  • The versatility of strength – Adjustable coarseness in Grinder
  • One-touch versatility over every aspect of your beverage’s size, strength, and texture
  • 60 oz water reservoir
  • Adjustable brew spout
  • Adjustable milk steamer
  • Cup warmer

After filling the bean hopper, simply follow the prompts for the perfect first beverage. The interface is easy to go and navigates easily to the process. Once you’ve gone through it, you’ll easily be making coffee without any hiccups.

For cleaning, the bean hopper and reservoir are easily removable for simple and quick cleaning. Also, the brew system is easily removable, requiring only an occasional quick rinse. Overall, with a little know-how, one can clean this espresso machine easily.

De'Longhi ESAM3300 Super Automatic Espresso/Coffee Machine
  • Patented "Cappuccino System" frother that mixes steam and milk to create a rich,...
  • Easy-to-use rotary and push button control panel with programmable menu settings...
  • Grinds beans instantly with the patented, compact and easy-to-clean...


  • Control dials are easier to use than some touchscreen interfaces
  • The durable construction and reliable technology of this unit have resulted in fewer customer returns or repairs than many other systems of comparable price


  • The grinder is designed for low oil beans, meaning that your coffee options are somewhat limited
  • The noise of the grinder is somewhat louder than many other grinders in similar units

#6 Breville Barista Touch BES880BSS – Best Overall

Breville Barista Touch

Breville is among the leaders when we talk about espresso. Their innovation in terms of being perfect in the process has led them to this position. Recently, their newer model Barista Touch was introduced. It has topped the others in the semi-automatic category. There is an intuitive Touch-screen where one can choose the type of drink and milk frothing, the machine will do it for you. One manual step that remains with us is tamping, rest is done automatically.

Features and Specifications

  • Weight – 25.7 lbs
  • Dimensions – 14.5″ x 16.7″ x 17.6″
  • Form – Semi-auto
  • Built-in grinder
  • Touch screen for easy interface
  • Self-cleaning function
  • Functions very close to a fully-automatic espresso machine
  • Customization option for every drink or we can create our new drink
  • 3-second heat uptime
  • Auto micro-foam milk texturing
  • PID control for optimum temperature consistency
  • Pre-infusion and low-pressure extraction for great shots
  • The hands-free operation to dose the portafilter

The Oracle touch has been a dream come true machine for real espresso lovers. You are still in control of your coffee with the customization and precise operations by the machine. The video below will illustrate to you more about the machine.

Breville BES880BSS Barista Touch Espresso Maker, Stainless Steel
  • Clever Automatic Customize: Intuitive touch screen display simplifies how to...
  • Automatic Micro Foam Milk Texturing: Auto steam wand, allows you to adjust the...
  • Faster Heat Up Time: Innovative ThermoJet heating system achieves the optimum...


  • Very easy to use
  • Customizable drinks which can be saved separately
  • Almost hands-free operation
  • Everything precisely controlled
  • Self-cleaning feature
  • Amazing milk texturing and frothing


  • Slow touch screen
  • Needs a little regular manual cleaning

#7 De’Longhi Dinamica

De'Longhi Dinamica

After wandering through the web, we are the first to include Delonghi Dinamica in our super-automatics list. There were 2 reasons to include it here; the first, it can brew Iced Coffee and that too full-bodied; the second is its speed, can deliver an espresso shot in 40 seconds.

Features & Specifications

  • Dimensions – 9.3 x 16.9 x 13.7 in
  • Weight – 24.9 lbs
  • Full-bodied Iced Coffee
  • 40 seconds heat uptime
  • 15 bar high-performance pump
  • Programmable brew lengths
  • 5 drink strength
  • Intuitive touch operation
  • Bean-to-cup machine, so a super-auto
  • Adjustable steel Burr grinder with 13 settings
  • Manual frother – customizable steam and froth levels
  • Removable brew unit for easy cleaning
  • Removable drip tray and its dishwasher safe
  • Included accessories – Bean shaped Ice cube tray, descaling solution, cleaning brush, water filter, measuring spoon and manual

DeLonghi is a pioneer in creating home appliances and has a great grade for espresso machines. It’s espresso makers can be found in many small to mid-scale cafes. The Dinamica is a fresh entry by the brand and is doing pretty good.

De'Longhi Dinamica Automatic Coffee & Espresso Machine TrueBrew (Iced-Coffee), Burr Grinder +...
  • The true Brew process delivers smooth, full-bodied Iced Coffee by brewing at a...
  • Heat-up time in less than 40 seconds: with Italian 15 bar high performance pump...
  • Brew the freshest Coffee: with bean to cup brewing system and a breakthrough...


  • Very easy cleaning
  • Customizable options for frothing and grinding
  • Preset drinks and we can add our own
  • Great set of accessories to lure the greedy baristas


  • Frothing needs some manual effort
  • A little slow

#8 Saeco HD8924/47 PicoBaristo Espresso Machine – Best In Features

If you like trouble-free mornings then it is quite likely you despise the fact that you’ll have to go through the irritating process of making coffee. Among the so many Saeco coffee machines, the PicoBaristo is among the very fine picks. As a matter of fact, it ensures that you do not have to go through any trouble at all. Consider it your little barista at home that delivers perfect aroma and flavor every time along with complimenting your kitchen.

Saeco HD8924/47 PicoBaristo Automatic Espresso Machine

Thanks to removable brew spouts, dishwasher-safe tray, and the latest descale-free AquaClean filter, there is no issue of maintenance. It is a compact device that promises to deliver a superlative taste to the user. With the help of ceramic grinders (10 grind setting), rich espresso is delivered. Let it be coffee, latte, cappuccinos or espresso, you get everything perfect. With a top-loading feature, everything operates smoothly and precisely.

Features and Specifications

  • A compact design made of stainless steel
  • Delivers 8 beverages with coffee, latte, cappuccino or espresso
  • A Café Crema button dedicated specifically to deliver a full-dosed long shot
  • Ceramic grinders (10 step grind setting)
  • Quite Heat Boiler delivers hot beverage in no time at all
  • The temperature, length, and strength of your beverage are adjustable
  • With heavy-duty ceramic grinders, 20,000 cups of premium coffee can be made
  • Automatic milk frother ensures that the finest consistency is achieved
  • Dishwasher-safe and removable brew group
Saeco HD8924/47 PicoBaristo Interface

Simply plug it in and fill the top of the machine with water and beans. A menu will appear in front of you with 12 navigation buttons. From 8 given options, you can choose any variety of coffee. Simply select the temperature, length, and strength of your beverage and that’s pretty much it.

Saeco HD8924/47 PicoBaristo AMF Automatic Espresso Machine, Stainless Steel, 21
  • The espresso machine's ceramic grinders deliver premium espresso coffee from...
  • Enjoy 7 beverages at your fingertips, from espresso to cappuccinos and...
  • 5,000 cups of coffee without descaling your espresso maker thanks to the...


  • Great functionality and preparation of your favorite beverage
  • Auto milk frother
  • Removable brewing group makes maintenance easy
  • Ceramic grinders’ 10 step grind setting ensures that a perfect taste
  • The menu on the screen is quite easy to read and understand
  • Compact design that is versatile
  • The water tank is on top of the machine making refill easy


  • There are no profiles for individual users
  • Machine’s body is vulnerable to stains

#9 Jura ENA 9 One Touch

The Jura ENA 9 One Touch Espresso offers a full range of delicious espresso drink options with the simple controls. If you are looking for a more than perfect cappuccino maker, this one might a great pick. Choose to customize the size, strength, and texture of your coffee beverage, as well as the exact amount of milk foam that tops it off. Additionally, quality, simplicity, and versatility are all wrapped up in a sleek, elegant design espresso machine complementing any modern kitchen.

Jura ENA 9 One Touch

Features and Specifications

  • Dimensions – 17.5 x 9 x 12.7 inches
  • Weighs – 21 lbs
  • The versatility of drink size with a movable brew spout allows brewing directly in any size cup
  • Grind settings with a built-in burr coffee grinder
  • Completely Programmable
  • One-touch controls
  • Rotary Switch for easy control
  • Dual Spout for coffee and milk
  • Customization of size, strength, and texture of the drink 
  • 15 Bar High water pressure pump
  • Versatile milk adjustments – light foam of a latte or the heavy foam of a cappuccino.
  • Fresh ground coffee with an internal bean hopper
  • Drink strength versatility with Adjustable water level options
  • Automated cleaning cycle
  • Silicone Seal for the preservation of Aroma in the hopper

The set-up is as easy as filling the water reservoir and bean hopper and following the easy to read prompts. The dial and screen are super easy combination to choose the type of drink to be made.

There is a dedicated button for auto cleaning. Fully automated programs will rinse, clean and even de-scale this machine.

Jura ENA Micro 9 One Touch Automatic Coffee Machine
  • Thermoblock 2010 pump heats and steams faster
  • Height-adjustable dual spout; Fine foam technology
  • Programmable coffee strength and temperature


  • At over 130 degrees, steamed milk is the hottest compared to other brew systems.
  • The automated cleaning program ensures no residues that can result in bitter aftertastes.


  • This unit uses only automatic milk steaming, preventing the option of manual steaming.
  • The steam wand requires careful cleaning after every use

#10 Jura Impressa C65 – Simple & Clever

There is no denying that super-automatic espresso machines provide the utmost convenience making your life easier. If you love to make coffee for yourself but hate the whole process of grinding the beans and separately heating the milk, then you need a reliable and easy to use companion like C65.

Jura 15068 Impressa C65

One of the most talked aspects of this espresso machine is its super easy operation. The one-switch operating system can do all the things with a simple press. The user-centric control system enables the user to select the strength of his favorite beverage. To ensure that the user has no difficulty in operation, the machine comes with a plain text display in 11 different languages.

Features and Specifications

  • One-switch operating provides a super simple operation
  • Fine foam frother that provides impeccable foam quality and ultra-light consistency
  • Height-adjustable coffee spout (between 2.6 – 4.4 inches)
  • ThermoBlock heating system
  • 15-bar super performance pressure pump
  • The user-centric control system enables the user to select the strength
  • Plain text display with 11 different languages
  • Comes with an integrated cleaning mode
  • CLEARYL water filter used for water filtration
  • Energy-saving mode
  • Rotatory switch

A well-maintained espresso machine serves for a long time. Cleaning the Impressa C65 is quite easy. Simply adjust the dial, choose the available cleaning mode, and put some water and your Jura cleaning tablet in the machine. Let the cleaning cycle finish and that’s pretty much it.

The bean hopper and large tank can make multiple cups for you. It can also store some milk as well that can be used to make smaller beverages, cappuccinos or lattes. The fine foam frother works pretty well for those who want a bit of foam to go with their favorite beverage.

Jura 15068 IMPRESSA C65 Automatic Coffee Machine, Platinum
  • Simple operation - thanks to the one-switch operating concept of the smart...
  • Height-adjustable Coffee spout - the Height of the Coffee spout can be adjusted...
  • Fine foam frothier - the revolutionary fine foam technology ensures unique milk...


  • Thanks to the commercial spout, there is no splashing
  • Using it is super easy
  • Delivers your favorite beverage with a single push of a button
  • The sleek and compact design provides durability
  • The digital display lets you know about the coffee setting and other available options
  • It deploys an impressive grinding and aroma technology
  • It requires limited maintenance and cleaning
  • Customize your drinks on the basis of aroma and coffee strength
  • Energy-efficient machine built to consume less and deliver more


  • There is no steam wand that comes with the machine – it affects the quality of foam produced
  • Due to the shiny finish, fingerprints can show up everywhere on the machine

#11 Gaggia Accademia Super-Automatic

When talking about the coffee machines with amazing results, Gaggia cannot be left untalked. One beautiful creation by this brand is Accademia that looks promising and is among the easiest to operate. At first glance, you will fall in love with this machine. With just one press of a button, it delivers your favorite drink.

Features and Specifications

  • Stainless Steel Construction
  • Dimensions: 15.2 x 11 x 16.8 inches
  • Weight: 45 lbs
  • Dedicated buttons for 7 specialty drinks
  • Large colored screen
  • Programmable from 7 to 10 cups
  • Visible Milk Carafe
  • Dual boiler technology for simultaneous operations of steaming and brewing
  • Integrated Ceramic burr grinder with a dual lid that can grind from coarse to fine
  • Cup warmer
  • Self-cleaning with a dedicated button
  • 6 liters water reservoir
  • Hot water system
  • Energy-saving standby mode

It has dedicated buttons for specialty drinks like cappuccino, latte, macchiato, café lungo and espresso. There is also a direct button for the cleaning of the machine. The machine can also accommodate a variety of cup sizes with its adjustable telescopic coffee dispenser up to a height of 6.5 inches.

Gaggia 1003380 Accademia Espresso Machine
  • Adjustable telescopic coffee dispenser with a maximum height of a little over...
  • Milk carafe capacity 0,6 L.Ceramic burr grinder with integrated bean hopper and...
  • Integrated coffee grounds container, removable from the front


  • Stainless steel construction
  • Easy to use, no complicated controls
  • Easy to clean and descale
  • Can accommodate various cup sizes
  • Quick heat uptime


  • A little expensive
  • Interior drip tray size is small
  • Small water reservoir requires refilling frequently
  • Smaller coffee grounds residue holder

#12 Breville Oracle Touch BES990

This Australian brand is great at making kitchen equipment, and this espresso machine is no exception and it comes at a convenient size, fit for small businesses.

Breville BES990 Commercial

The Breville Oracle is a great machine for the small business, since the price is accessible, and the size is perfect. Keep in mind that it cannot handle the volume of a medium or large cafe.

Features and Specifications

  • Weighs – 37.3 lbs
  • Dimensions – 15 x 16.8 x 18 inches
  • Two versions, the Oracle version, and the Oracle Touch version which features a touchscreen.
  • Great stainless steel construction
  • Personalize 8 different coffee with their image, name, and preferences
  • Prepares one or two shots and can have different milk temperatures and textures.
  • Water tank with good capacity, 84 oz.
  • Hands-free steaming
  • Precise Temperature control
  • Professional portafilter
  • Plug-in and go
  • Hopper capacity is half a pound
  • Features either an LCD display or a touchscreen, depending on the version.

Recommended to clean daily after using with clear water to wash out residues, simple process, just need to attach the cleaning disk and pour an espresso without coffee. Descaling is easy and with the pills provided by the maker, it’s easy to clean and use. Setup is well, as simple as plugging it in and turning it on.

Breville BES990BSSUSC Fully Automatic Espresso Machine, Oracle Touch
  • SWIPE. SELECT. ENJOY: With automation at every stage, simply swipe and select...
  • DOSE AMOUNT: The integrated conical burr grinder automatically grinds, doses and...
  • PRECISE WATER TEMPERATURE: The difference between an ashy or balanced tasting...


  • It is easy to use
  • Great result
  • Professional espresso machine
  • Easy to clean
  • Durable Body of Stainless steel
  • Great water capacity
  • Convenient size


  • Won’t have a full manual result.
  • Latte making capacity can be quite low
  • The froth is not consistent

Buying Guide – Things To Consider

As the name implies, these gizmos can effortlessly perform the tasks of brewing the finest espresso coffee with a press of a button. You’ll be surprised about what they can do if you are switching from a traditional drip coffee maker.

Below are some important things to consider when deciding about buying one. These suggestions will surely help you in bringing the right coffee companion at home.

The Brand

Brand reputation has a big role if you are the first time buyer. If the name is a trusted one and has good solid customer feedback, it simply means it’s trust-able. While if a brand doesn’t have good feedbacks then you might be doing an experiment. As you are buying a super espresso, a wrong decision can burn a very big hole in your pocket.

The Grind

Most of these units come with built-in grinders. This feature ensures you get a fresh shot of espresso whenever you want it. The machine grinds only the amount of beans instantly required for your drink. Many of these allow easy adjustment of grind settings to make the flavor exactly how you want it.

Steam or Pump Powered

The pump-driven espresso makers are the best because they are equipped with separate systems that generate the required pressure and control water temperature. Even though steam-powered espresso makers are affordable, their presence in markets is diminishing with time.

Boiler System – Single or Double

Espresso machines with a single boiler system are equally effective as a double boiler system, with the latter one offering additional benefits such as more accurate heating capability, etc. However, it all comes down to your budget. It is because a single boiler system is less expensive than a dual boiler.

If you are willing to spend a bit extra, it is always better to choose the one that comes with some enhanced features.


Below are a few features to care about when thinking about Buying the best automatic machine:

  • Drink Options: An automatic can make more than just a simple espresso. Given that these machines are equipped with milk frothing functions, you can prepare various custom-milk drinks with a simple push of a button.
  • Bypass Doser: While a doser is a must for an espresso machine, it is best if you purchase a unit equipped with an additional feature of a bypass doser.
  • Direct Tap Water Connection: Even though there are machines that come with a direct tap connection, it is still recommended to use bottled water. Most commercial espresso machines are equipped with this feature.
  • Programmable Options: This allows us to control a few things such as grind size, temperature, descaling cycle, brewing options, shot strength, etc.
  • Frother: Espresso machines either come with manual steam wands or automatic milk frothers. Given that the manual steam wand is difficult to use, it is recommended you should buy the one that has an integrated milk frother.
  • Types of Drinks: Do have a check on the number of drinks that can be made and compare it with the ones you need. Most of these can make Espresso coffee, Doppio, Americano, Latte, Cappuccino, Lungo, Ristretto, Mocha or Macchiato.
  • Milk Storage: Almost all automatic machines come with a slim detachable milk carafe that can be stored in the fridge. So, there are no issues with milk storage with these machines. Check for this option as it is a handy one.
  • Plumbing: If you find it cumbersome especially in the morning to fill the water tank, again and again, look for this option. This feature allows connecting tap to the machine and it can input as per the requirements.
  • Water Filters: This will reduce your risk of spoiling the taste of the coffee. With in-built coffee filters, you don’t have to worry about the impurities.

Water Reservoir

These machines are best at providing convenience to users. That’s why they have large water tanks installed to ensure there are minimal refilling trips. This machine can easily prepare 7-10 or more cups.

Size of Machine

Ever thought of where you are going to place this new coffee machine? If not, then do pay attention to this as many people skip this step. These espresso makers are quite a bit larger and can take up extra counter space.

The Interface (Easy or Complicated)

The interface of some super automatics is easy to maneuver, but it cannot be denied that first-timers will find it a bit difficult to use. However, each machine comes with a user manual that explains how to use the machine.

Maintenance & Cleaning

There are some machines from renowned brands that come with the feature of removing a brew group. This enables the user to manually inspect, remove, and clean the major mechanism of the machine.

And then there are other machines from brands that do not come with the feature of removable brew groups; instead, they depend on the automated cleaning cycle. In these machines, either indicator lights or message on the digital display is used to indicate when it is the right time to clean the brew groups.

Many of the machines might look fascinating but do ask about cleaning and maintenance. Most of these come with a self-cleaning system. This feature is a huge time saver and is a must for every super-automatic espresso machine.


When it comes to buying an automatic espresso maker, look at it as an investment. These machines pack great features and convenience. There are options under $1000 range, but it’s recommended that you should look for the quality without worrying too much about price. Obviously, luxury comes at some cost and if you have made the decision to buy one, let it be not the compromised one!


What is a Super Automatic Espresso Machine

A machine that does most or all of the things required to brew specialty espresso-based drinks is known as Automatic Espresso. It can prepare drinks at one press of the button.

What is the best entry-level super espresso machine

If you are just starting out, you can go for Gaggia Brera as an entry-level espresso maker. However, to refine your skills, one can pick Breville BES870XL is the best starting point.

How long will an espresso machine lasts

There is no straight answer to this as it’s a machine and can fail even in a month or maybe it can be in 10 years. Everything related to this depends on how you use it and how much do you take care of it.

What kind of coffee is used in espresso maker

There is no specific coffee type to use, it is totally up to you. One just has to get the coffee in fine grind form to make that perfect espresso shot.

How often to descale an espresso coffee maker

One should descale the coffee machine at least once a month if used moderately. However, if you use it heavily, descale it after every 200 coffee drinks. Also before going on vacation, descale to avoid the mineral build-up that can cause trouble afterward.

Wrapping Up

So guys, above, we have tried to pick the top-notch automatics according to price, durability, ease of use and features. We suggest you make your decision wise, as a generous amount of money is spent at one of these gizmos. Think properly about your requirements and then make your final decision!

Happy Brewing!

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