Cuisinox Roma Stovetop Moka Pot Espresso Maker

Last updated: March 14, 2020

We looked at the top Stovetop Espresso Makers and dug through the reviews from some of the most popular review sites. Through this analysis, we've determined the best Stovetop Espresso Maker you should buy.

Product Details

In our analysis of 18 expert reviews, the Cuisinox Roma Stovetop Moka Pot Espresso Maker placed 0th when we looked at the top 9 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

Do it the Italian way in 4 easy steps ! Step 1 Fill the lower chamber with cold water just below the valve. Step 2 Insert the funnel and fill it with ground espresso (do not tamp). Tightly screw the upper part on to the base. Avoid using the handle for leverage. Step 3 At medium-high heat, wait approximately 3 to 4 minutes until a steaming sound is heard to indicate that all of the espresso coffee has risen into the reservoir section and is ready to serve. For gas stovetops, the flame should not come around the sides of the pot. Step 4 Once all of the espresso coffee has risen into the reservoir section, remove the espresso maker from the stove. Pour into espresso cups and enjoy. Tips – If you wish to make less coffee, first fill the base half way to the safety valve with water. Place the funnel filter into the base. Then insert the reducer into the funnel filter thus reducing the capacity for espresso coffee grounds by half. Add your espresso ground coffee on top of the reducer. – Always allow the coffeemaker to cool down before opening it to wash. – For best results, always wash your coffeemaker by hand. – For best tasting results always use filtered water. 4 cup 1 extra gasket and reducer included. 6 cup 1 extra gasket and reducer included. 10 cup 1 extra gasket and reducer included.

Expert Reviews

What reviewers liked

Larger capacity coffee marker. Durable genuine stainless steel construction. Comes with an extra gasket and reducer. Beautiful handcrafted design. Works on all cooking surfaces.
The Cuisinox Roma is suitable for all stovetops and performs very well. The gasket seals the pot perfectly and we experienced no leaks whatsoever during our testing. After questioning long-time users, we can confirm that it stays leak-free through many years. The replacement gasket included in the box isn’t needed.
Stainless steel construction - no aluminum. Can be used with gas or electricity. Good looks. Easy to clean. Makes great tasting coffee.

What reviewers didn't like

Handle is heat conductive.
The only design oversight that will bug you is the stainless-steel handle. It’s welded very securely to the pot, but it does conduct heat too well. Use an oven glove to pour! The number of true 60ml/2oz espresso shots that this makes doesn’t add up to the cup capacity.
No marking on water container for one serving, as against two. Requires coffee correctly ground to extreme fineness for best results.
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