MARCATO Atlas 150 Hand Crank Steel Pasta Machine

Last updated date: November 19, 2021

DWYM Score

8.8

MARCATO Atlas 150 Hand Crank Steel Pasta Machine

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Overall Take


In our analysis of 34 expert reviews, the MARCATO Atlas 150 Hand Crank Steel Pasta Machine placed 6th when we looked at the top 6 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

Marcato’s Original World-Famous Atlas Pasta Machine, called the Ferrari of the pasta machine world by Cook's Illustrated, rolls and cuts pasta dough for making traditional Italian pasta at home. Nothing tastes better than fresh authentic homemade pasta and learning how to make fresh pasta couldn’t be easier! Easily make 3 pasta shapes, lasagne, fettuccine, and tagliolini. The adjustment dial easily controls the dough thickness and rolls homemade pasta dough evenly for a consistent texture, cook time and taste. Rolled pasta cooks more evenly and absorbs more delicious sauce. Roll dough up to 150-millimeters wide and quickly choose from 10 different thickness settings, between a paper-thin 0.6-millimeters to 4.8-millimeters, to personalize pasta on the fly to each recipe. The Atlas Pasta Machine is equipped to attach a Pasta Drive motor or any of 12 pasta cutting accessories that are sold separately. Made in Italy. Wipes clean with a dry brush or cloth after each use. Includes the Pasta Machine, pasta cutter, hand crank, clamp, complete instructions and a 10-year manufacturer. Available exclusively from HIC Harold Import Co.

Expert Reviews

Expert Summarized Score

10.0
7 expert reviews

User Summarized Score

9.2
7,228 user reviews

What experts liked

Its settings are easy to adjust and can cut all sorts of noodles — wide or narrow, thick or thin. It’s known as the Ferrari of the pasta-maker world, and that should tell you everything you need to know.
- The Kitchn
This model is made in Italy and made of high-quality steel, and 10 thickness settings give you more versatility depending how you like your pasta. The settings are easy to adjust by pulling the knob and rotating it to the clearly labeled setting. You can also get up to 13 additional pasta accessories, including clearly-labeled cutters and a motor to transform the manual pasta maker into an electric pasta maker.
- Good Housekeeping
Sturdy construction. Cuts noodles cleanly. Versatile in use. Attractive design. Easy to store.
- The Spruce Eats
Overall, we thought that the Marcato was worth the money due to the attention to detail, thorough instructional resources, and additional accessories that are available to consumers.
- Epicurious
Very good workmanship. Large range of cutter attachments available. Stable when clamped to table or counter.
- All The Stuff
Company guarantees all of their products with a 10-year warranty against any defect or damages that may occur in time. Solid sturdy construction of stainless steel and comes with hand crank, clamps and a dough cutter. Has the ability to make three different pastas effortlessly every time.
- Kitchen Aria
Durable. Exceptional performance. Produces noodles of even width. Offered in seven different colors.
- Tech Gear Lab

What experts didn't like

More expensive than similar hand-crank machines. Doesn’t come with spaghetti attachment.
- The Spruce Eats
Pasta maker machines are not easy to clean, and the Marcato is not really an exception to the rule.
- Epicurious
Definitely on the expensive side, especially when springing for extras like a motor. Not the very easiest machine to use; not a good buy if this is your first pasta maker. Still just a roller machine at the end of the day.
- All The Stuff
While it does have the ability to use other attachments, these attachments are sold separately from the machine, but may be worth considering a purchase.
- Kitchen Aria
Doesn't make spaghetti. More expensive.
- Tech Gear Lab

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