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Krups Caffe Bistro 867 Espresso Machine & Coffee Maker

alaTest has collected and analyzed 23 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviews about the durability and price are overall positive. The design and usability also get good feedback, but there are some mixed reviews about the capacity. Some have doubts about the speed and size.

usability, design, price, durability

maintenance, size, speed

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Coffee & Espresso Makers the Krups Caffe Bistro 867 Espresso Machine & Coffee Maker is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 74/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 23 reviews)

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Works great both the espresso and coffee maker

 

Easy manual, Easy to operate, Easy to clean, Easy to program.

None yet.

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Honey, Is The Coffee On?

 

Great beverages and handy timer

Tricky Instruction Manual

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Krups Caffe Bistro: The Way to Have Your Coffee and Espresso Too.

 

We finally got tired of buying $25.00 espresso machines every six months to one year. We decided on the Krups Caffe Bistro which I paid $169.00 for. There is a newer model for $100 but note that it does not have the ability to program the machine to ...

Programmable timer ; can stop the brewing, makes two cups of espresso at a time

Not enough froth ; short cord ; large

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High Quality - Long Life

 

Great Coffee, Long Life, Looks Great

Touch-pad may go bad if you have heavy-fingered people using it.

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Great machine for the price, but cumbersome

 

It's a trade off. For espresso you can either get a pump-driven machine (with bar/psi ratings, etc) and you just fill up the water tank and let the machine use what it needs, or you do it right and get a steam pressure driven machine. A ...

Genuine steam (not pump) pressure, good build quality, price

Slightly cumbersome b/c it's steam not pump (pressure tank)

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Great machine for the price, but cumbersome

 

Genuine steam (not pump) pressure, good build quality, price

Slightly cumbersome b/c it's steam not pump (pressure tank)

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Easy Coffee and Espresso, not for the Fanatic.

 

Easy to use. Less money than buying cappuccinos.

Cleaning is a pain. Never open espresso boiler without letting the Machine cool down.

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Easy Coffee and Espresso, not for the Fanatic.

 

Ok, nobody in my family coffee fanatic. So this coffee/ espresso maker floats our boat just fine. We got it about 10 years ago, maybe longer. I was like 5 at the time, so I never really understood the concept of this coffeemaker until just recently, ...

Easy to use. Less money than buying cappuccinos.

Cleaning is a pain. Never open espresso boiler without letting the Machine cool down.

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Too many problems with this coffee maker

 

I hate this coffee maker. I bought it because it could make espresso and coffee. The espresso maker ...

You have the option of making coffee and espresso with one machine.

Slow brew time. You can't pour coffee without spilling

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Too many problems with this coffee maker

 

You have the option of making coffee and espresso with one machine.

Slow brew time. You can't pour coffee without spilling

Product Specifications

Prepare the night before and use the Krups Bistro 867-42 Combination Coffee & Espresso Machine to mak wake-up coffee using its 24 hours programmable clock & timer. Deep Brew technology heats water to the ideal temperature, then pulses it through the coffee grounds at precisely timed intervals to provide you with coffee full of rich, robust flavor. The Stop & Serve feature lets you remove the carafe at any time during the brewing cycle. Swing-out the filter holder to add coffee grounds quickly and easily. Use the convenient 3-way safety switch to instantly and easily goes from brewing espresso to frothing milk. Patented Perfect Froth attachment ensures fool-proof frothing of milk for cappuccinos and lattes by precise delivery of steam and air. Prepare 2-4 cups directly into carafe or cups.
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