Summary: The Bialetti Moka Express 3 Cup. Coffee. Maker is an elegant piece of kitchen gear. It's simple to use, easy to clean, and most importantly it really brews great coffee. I definitely recommend this little coffee maker. My only misgiving, is that it could be a little bigger. Frank B.
Summary: The item works well but, the level of workmanship is hard to belive that it was made in Italy as labelled. Welding slag was not removed, Pressure release valve was poorly tread without reaming.
Good coffee machine but I prefer the "French coffee maker"
6 July 2013
Summary: I love coffee and I want to try different ways / processes to make it. This 3 cups expresso machine makes good coffee, not great one. I am happy with it and with the seller. However, I thought it is bigger for 3 cups. To me it a "one cup machine", the American cup size. It could be my mistake for not asking the seller before buying. So be careful to make sure the size of cup you want before ordering. The 6 cups machine is better for a little more price for my need.
Summary: My wife wanted to have Americanos and didn't want to pay Starbucks prices so I researched espresso makers and this one looked okay. It is simple and easy to use and makes great Americanos. It is easy to leave on the stove too long and my wife already melted the handle and lid but I made new ones and it still works. The seal was damaged by heat also but I got a new one at the hardware store. I would buy one again but would probably get a bigger one.