We understand where your interest in espresso machines under $500 comes from: these machines offer more possibilities than the cheaper entry-level machines, but they are not as expensive as the high-end espresso machine models. Since there are many espresso machines that cost under $500, we thought you might want to check out the best models that are at a discount for Black Friday. There is a big chance that your ideal espresso machine under $500 could be among the espresso machines on our list.
If you are a fan of Breville, you might find the Breville BES810BSSUSC Duo-Temp pro espresso machine to be your favorite on this list. This machine has everything it needs to prepare you both milk-based and coffee-based drinks. There’s a 15-bar pressure pump that makes sure you get great espresso in your cup, and there’s a steam wand that will help you froth the milk for latte, cappuccino, and other milk-based coffee drinks. The machine, furthermore comes with a stainless steel milk carafe, water filter, and filter baskets.
A three-way solenoid valve is very important for regulation of the pressure that the water exerts on the coffee in the filter basket. Luckily, the Gaggia RI9380/46 has a three-way solenoid valve, so your espresso made by this machine will always taste great. The RI9380/46, furthermore has a commercial steam wand in case you want to make some cappuccino or latte. The machine can serve single and double espresso shots, and it is very durable and easy-to-clean.
The Smeg ECF01RDUS is the best-looking espresso machine on our list, so if you’re looking for a machine with an ultra-modern design, this could be the machine for you. The machine works with a portafilter and has a control panel made of three buttons. It can brew single and double espresso shots to which you can later add the milk froth or steamed milk prepared by the frother of the ECF01RUS. The machine uses a 15-bar pressure pump to prepare good espresso and a single thermoblock system to heat up the water.
Pre-infusion improves the extraction of your coffee and hence its aroma. The Breville BES840XL/A will pre-infuse the ground or pre –ground coffee in the filter basket and will then brew it. You can get either single or double espresso shots from this machine and you can also froth milk for cappuccinos and lattes with the steam wand on the BES840XL/A. This machine, furthermore, uses a 15-bar pressure pump to prepare your espresso and a PID temperature control that keeps the brew water at constant temperature.
The LED display and the control buttons on the Gaggia Brera super automatic espresso machine let you prepare delicious espresso and program it to fit your preferences. The machine also uses the rapid steam technology to create great milk foam for your favorite milk-based coffee drinks.
The steam wand that will help you steam and froth the milk is attached to the Gaggia Brera. You can also use the steam wand for hot water when you want to make chocolate milk or tea. Furthermore, this espresso machine has a short heat up time, so your espresso will be ready shortly after you turn the machine on.