DeLonghi America BCO430 Combi Coffee and Espresso Machine

Editor rating

4.5/5 on February 20, 2017

User's rating

42 reviews


When I set out to buy a coffee machine for the office I was pretty stumped. There are so many options out there, and most of them are so expensive! I just wanted a nice, no frills machine that would make my coffee every morning without me having to put too much effort into it, and this is just the sort of experience that the DeLonghi America Combi Coffee Espresso Machine provides.

Product Specifications

This machine comes at a pretty reasonable price point. I was honestly expecting to spend twice this much but I ended up saving money and getting a great coffee maker to boot. Since I was buying a coffee machine for the office I needed it to have the capacity for at least a dozen cups of coffee at a time. This machine actually does better than that. I was surprised to find that I ended up making fifteen cups of coffee in one go! My employees loved that I had so much nice, fresh coffee waiting for them in the morning.

Pros and Cons

For a price like this I was expecting to get a straight up espresso maker and nothing else, but this machine can actually make cappuccinos, drip coffee, lattes and even hot chocolate! This is pretty incredible, and to top it all off I was able to make two different types of coffee at the same time. I ended up making about ten espressos and ten cappuccinos, and my secretary made herself a latte later on. This machine does a lot of different things, and making several different kinds of coffee is one of them.

One problem I did have with the machine was that it did not have a bean grinding feature. I had to grind up the beans separately which is a bit of a bother, but honestly at a price like this when I am getting so many other things I really can’t complain at all. Besides, this machine can be programmed for a whole twenty four hours! I love this feature as it allowed me to program the machine in advance to have two pots of coffee ready by nine. When I entered the office first thing in the morning I was greeted by the delicious smell of fresh coffee. What a way to start the day!

Why Should You Buy It?

I think one should keep in mind that this coffee is great for home use too. As long as you are okay with grinding the coffee beans separately, this machine can give you an amazing cup of any kind of coffee you like. I plan to take it home for Christmas so that my kids can use it to make some hot chocolate. I’m pretty sure they are going to be thrilled!

Final Verdict

If you want an amazing coffee machine that can make lots of different kinds of coffee in bulk, DeLonghi America Combi Coffee Espresso Machine really is the right machine for you. Why spend more when you can get so much by spending so little?

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