The Delonghi Esclusivo features a 15 bar pump that creates a thick golden crema. The stainless steel exterior houses an easy to use espresso machine. The Esclusivo espresso maker is compact enough to fit almost anywhere.
What are the unique features of the DeLonghi espresso machine?
Use the patented Sempre Crema Filter for ground coffee and brew one or two 1 ounce shots of espresso. The stainless steel body of the DeLonghi EC702 Esclusivo espresso is corrosion resistant and provides easy cleaning. The boiler is stainless steel as well, which resists mineral buildup meaning less descaling and prevents your espresso and hot water from having a metal taste.
Can I use espresso pods or capsules?
Use the Easy Serving Espresso (ESE) filter for ESE pods The pods allow for a super automatic experience rather than worry about grinding and tamping your coffee grounds. They are also a no-mess alternative.
Is the DeLonghi Esclusivo is easy to use?
Skip the learning curve with the patented cappuccino steam wand for rich creamy milk froth. The special tip is designed to circulate air to create quality froth or dispense hot water for hot tea, cocoa, or soup. The 44 ounce water tank ensures that you have plenty of water to enjoy your espresso machine.
What were the DeLonghi espresso machine reviews?
The users liked the stainless steel body of the DeLonghi EC702 Esclusivo. The golden crema was rich and easy to create. This DeLonghi espresso maker is lower cost than many others but provides a good quality espresso with the right beans. The steam wand is fairly easy to use. The cup warmer is actually just a rack that uses the heat from the machine, if you pre-warm the machine you can get the cups warm.
Did the DeLonghi EC702 users have problems with this espresso maker?
The big problem is with the steam wand being in an awkward place. This makes getting the milk under the machine difficult which can make a mess. Sometimes the steam wand will leak. Plus you need to remember to turn on the machine 10 to 15 minutes before you want a cup of espresso. The cup rack is not adjustable, but most just used cups that fit.
What was the overall opinion?
Over 80% of the users recommended the DeLonghi EC702. Read the instructions. For a super automatic experience use the pods you will get a beautiful crema that most users loved. This machine is not as heavy as others, but for the price it fits and produces a good espresso.