These beginner-friendly espresso machines are on sale right now

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There’s nothing like starting the day with a homemade coffee. One perk of making it at home is you don’t need to get in your car — or even get dressed  — to grab your caffeinated beverage. Another is that you can make it exactly how you like it, whether you prefer a chocolate mocha-flavored latte or a flat white with soy milk.

If you’ve been coveting a device that will make your mornings easier, you’re in luck. Right now, a DeLonghi espresso machine is on sale on Amazon for 29% off — a savings of $200.

DeLonghi La Specialista Arte Espresso Machine


Get a perfect coffee every time with the DeLonghi EC9155MB La Specialista Arte Espresso Machine, which features a built-in grinder with eight precision settings. Make up to two drinks at the same time and create latte art. By grinding the beans immediately, you ensure a fresh cup while three active infusion water temperatures adapt the beans and roasting level for the utmost flavor extraction.

The DeLonghi espresso machine comes with everything you need to make a proper espresso-based drink, including a milk jug, single wall baskets and a tamping kit.

With over 420 global ratings, it boasts an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars. Reviewers found it simple to use and easy to clean. One customer liked how the DeLonghi espresso machine substantially reduced the time to make great-tasting coffee.

” I used to have to grind my beans from a portable grinder, pour into the portafilter, waiting for water to heat up, and then stop the espresso maker myself,” user Michelle posted. “Now there (is) no more of all that. The beans stay fresh, fresh grind every morning, and it only takes about 5 minutes for the whole process.”


You can shave off a little more time by using the beverage presets: espresso, Americano or hot water.

This DeLonghi espresso machine is said to be great for beginning baristas. It’s currently $499.95, which is 29% off its list price of $699.95.

Gevi Espresso Machine


If you’re looking for a more economical option, you might want to consider the Gevi Espresso Machine 15-Bar with Milk Frother, which is ranked as the No. 1 Best Seller in Manual Espresso Machines on Amazon.

This device allows you to make two cups at once and comes with a built-in milk frother (pitcher is not included). It features 15-bar professional pressure for high-quality output. Thanks to intelligent temperature control you can select the precise temperature for optimum flavor. A unique feature is the ability to use either ground beans or Nespresso capsules.

Averaging 4.1 out of 5 stars with almost 1,300 ratings, several users said they highly recommend the Gevi machine as an entry-level introduction to the art of espresso making. Some note that you get a great cup of espresso every time.

“There’s nothing fancy about this appliance but it does exactly what I want it to … makes delicious espresso and effectively stretches milk! I’ve been using it for a couple of months to make mostly cappuccinos and lattes and have had zero issues,” reviewer Rachel Miller said. “I love the auto-off feature and the simplicity of the controls. It was easy to figure out how to use and it’s easy to clean.”

It’s on sale for $129.98, which is 23% off its standard list price of $168.99.


Lavazza Espresso Italiano Whole Bean Coffee Blend


To get you started off right, you’ll need a big bag of beans such as the Lavazza Espresso Italiano Whole Bean Coffee Blend. This 2.2-pound bag is Amazon’s No. 1 Best Seller in Ground Coffee and boasts 4.6 out of 5 stars with more than 73,700 reviewers weighing in. This non-GMO blend is a rich-bodied medium roast with aromatic notes.

“The flavor is deep, VERY smooth, and has soft notes of cocoa and vanilla to my palate. Very non-acidic, yet has a nice bright flavor,” reviewer K. McCarthy, who is a self-proclaimed “die-hard roasting snob,” said. “It really is a near perfect blend of depth and smooth, brilliant for a preroasted blend!”

Several others echoed the sentiment of reviewer Carlos Munoz, who posted, “I was blown away by how much better it is than Starbucks.”

A 2.2-pound bag sells for $11.98. You can always opt for Subscribe and Save to get a slight discount and to make sure you always have some on hand.


Now you can get your caffeine whenever you’d like! What type of coffee drink is your favorite?

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