Rated 3.9 out of 5�by 50
Rated 1 out of 5�by Specterwsa Tastes gross, it's an over priced coffee maker
I have followed the directions in the manual- including cleaning it out. I have tried multiple grains of bean, i have tried different brands. The problem seems to stem from the pressure/heat. Where espresso is thick (when packing the beans properly) this stuff comes out like coffee, no matter how I pack it.
It tastes like coffee except bitter and gross. I have used this machine over 20 times, and purchased it two days ago (yes I drink a lot of espresso haha) I have tried giving it a chance, but it is horrible compared to other products by mr coffee.
I am going to try and return this model (purchased sandy oregon fred meyer), but first I want to warn people, spend the extra 30 bucks and get a refurbished espresso machine that works =| I do not know if mr coffee's other espresso machines are good, but even the youtube reviews of this show me that I made a bad choice. I have seriously have had better coffee while deployed cooking out of the cheapo coffee makers
My action after this review will to be contacting customer service and see if maybe they have a better suggestion to alleviate this upsetting purchase I made, and perhaps keep my Dollar with a mr coffee, otherwise Saeco Poemia (my friend has one, don't know the name of the model) will work just fine and is worth my 20-30 more dollars.
The steamer sometimes is amazing, othertimes it is shooting everywhere and making a mess.
May 25, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5�by gramy The best ever
Have had this frappe maching for about 4 years. Just bought another one Do not understand why it is not sold in stores?
May 20, 2015
Rated 3 out of 5�by lisainphilly Uneven Results
I have had this for 3 weeks now and it still has a distinct metallic taste to the coffee. I tried cleaning it thoroughly and even brewed a weak vinegar solution, but the nasty taste persists. If I brew a strong enough coffee (fresh ground) the taste is bearable. If I try something lighter, like a hazelnut or vanilla, it is undrinkable. If anyone has overcome this issue, I would appreciate if they would tell me how.
May 12, 2015
Rated 1 out of 5�by MMLJ Disappointed
I bought this machine less than a month ago for afternoon coffee at the office. We had this model years ago and we got a lot of use out of it. This one did not compare. Steam kept escaping through the coffee handle. They sell every kind of replacement part but gaskets, which have also been an issue in the past.
May 8, 2015