Do you love the taste of a creamy latte? If so, you’re not alone. In fact, lattes are one of the most popular coffee drinks around – 50% of Americans, most commonly 25-39 years old, drink gourmet coffee such as lattes. So if you want to jump on the bandwagon and get the best latte machine for your budget, we’ve got you covered. We’ve reviewed some of the best latte machines on the market and what to look for when making your purchase.
So whether you’re a beginner or an expert at making lattes, you’ll find something to fit your needs on this list of the top 5 best latte machines!
01) Breville BES870XL Espresso & Latte Machine
5 used from $499.00
The Breville BES870XL Espresso & Latte Machine is a very precise espresso maker with dose control grinding with a conical burr grinder and precise espresso extraction through digital temperature control. With both of those things together, you get just the right amount of coffee from your beans without any hint of bitterness.
Its steam wand is able to do micro-foam milk texturing that gives you a smooth and robust foam that gives you delicious lattes and even lets you do latte art. You get even more control with the grind size dial that lets you grind your beans exactly to your liking. All of that can be operated hands-free with an innovative grinding cradle that lets you be your own barista right at home.
02) Keurig K-Café
$162.01 in stock
14 used from $121.51
The Keurig K-Café is the famous coffee pod brewer that has made coffee-making a lot easier and more convenient for coffee drinkers all around the world. You can use any K-Cup pod to brew your coffee, as well as make lattes and cappuccinos with ease.
The huge 60 ounce removable water reservoir lets you brew six cups of coffee before having to refill, which can save you time and make your morning routine less of a hassle. You can just insert a K-Cup pod and use the simple button controls to make your coffee, whether it’s a hot cappuccino or an iced latte.
03) Gaggia Anima Prestige – Fully Automatic Frothing Latte Machine
$707.98 in stock
The Gaggia Anima Prestige is a one-touch brewing system for making the best espresso, as well as fully automatic frothing for making lattes, macchiatos, and cappuccinos in your own home. You get programmable brewing options for even greater convenience, so you can be your own barista even if you’ve never worked a day in a coffee shop.
The temperature control gives you 3 settings, so you can extract the right amount of coffee, no matter the grind size. The water reservoir is easy to fill up and the bean hopper is easy to access, so you can make your coffee in the morning without any fuss at all.
04) Nespresso Lattissima Plus
The Nespresso Lattissima Plus features milk frothing technology that is virtually unequalled, letting you pair high quality espresso with perfect milk froth every single time. It has settings for all your favorite recipes, whether you want an espresso, lungo, latte, macchiato, or cappuccino.
The high-performance pump has a pressure of 19 bar, which is perfect for extracting all the good flavors of the coffee, as well as giving you that amazingly dense crema on top. The heating system gets up to ideal temperature in just 40 seconds, so you don’t have to wait to make coffee. It also has an energy saving function, so you don’t have to worry about accidentally leaving it on as it shuts off by itself after 9 minutes of inactivity.
05) Klarstein BellaVita Coffee, Cappuccino & Latte Maker
The Klarstein BellaVita Coffee, Cappuccino & Latte Maker packs 1450 watts of power and 20 bar pressure, making it amazing for extracting all that great flavor from your coffee. The reservoir can contain 1.4 liters of water, which can be used to make up to 5 cups of coffee with some change.
It also has a 0.4 liter milk foam container that allows people in a home or office to make their morning coffee without refilling or waiting. Its touch controls with presets lets you prepare different types of drinks easily with one touch of a button, making the BellaVita a smart and fairly compact barista.