Need an espresso machine for your cafe or restaurant? Take a look at the 9 brands that have been creating waves in the coffee industry.

If you are a small restaurant and cafe owner and looking to buy a commercial espresso maker for your cafe, then you are at the right place. There are so many stores and websites selling espresso makers of one or another kind.

When you need a perfect machine for your cafe or bistro, it can be hard to know which machine to buy. Sometimes a best home espresso machine can be used for commercial purpose, but many times it’s not.

If you have a small bistro or coffee shop, you will be able to get by with less flashy or smaller devices than the bigger companies would use.

It all comes down to what you need while you shop. Here we have listed the top brands of coffee machines for commercial purposes.

1: Gaggia Milano

Gaggia

Gaggia is an Italian company that makes espresso, cappuccino machines and also small kitchen appliance. The company is owned by Saeco International Group, a division of Dutch electronics giant Philips.

Gaggia coffee maker is designed in such a way that it uses a revolutionary piston mechanism that forces water to go through the coffee grounds- and it takes just 15 seconds to make a single espresso shot. This unique piston mechanism forms a natural layer of coffee oils just like foam called crema on the surface of the coffee. So you can get a drink with more intense aroma and flavor.

2: Rancilio

Rancilio

Rancilio has an extensive range of commercial espresso machines that offer different features.  From the fully loaded feature rich Classed 10 model that is ultimate in functioning, to the simple semi-automatic Epoca pour over the model, there is a Rancilio espresso machine suited to any coffee shop.

The Rancilio line of espresso machines offers many options including compact versions of some machines, taller versions and removable side flaps to optimize the use of counter space.

3: Astoria

Astoria

General espresso equipment was incorporated in 1995 to become the most reliable supplier of commercial espresso in America. The company has a modern facility on over five acres with distribution warehouse, training center, testing department and a showroom with a working cafe.

All espresso machines are built to US specifications with ETL and UL listings for sanitation and safety under NSF listing. The espresso machines are offered in different models from manual to semi-automatic, automatic volumetric and fully automatic in varying sizes from compact to one, two or three brewing heads to fit all applications.

All espresso machines are built to US specifications with ETL and UL listings for sanitation and safety under NSF listing. The espresso machines are offered in different models from manual to semi-automatic, automatic volumetric and fully automatic in varying sizes from compact to one, two or three brewing heads to fit all applications.

The espresso machines are offered in different models from manual to semi-automatic, automatic volumetric and fully automatic in varying sizes from compact to one, two or three brewing heads to fit all applications.

4: FAEMA

FAEMA Commercial Espresso Machines

FAEMA was founded in 1945 by Carlo Valente in Milan, Italy. FAEMA is famous for constant technological innovation and uncompromising craftsmanship and quality in commercial espresso machines. The

The FAEMA compact line features machines with smaller footprints when space is less. This line includes the smallest

This line includes the smallest FAEMA  Enova espresso machines and new FAEMA Smart Automatic which are a newly restyled version of FAEMA Smart Espresso Machines.

5: Cimbali

Cimbali

Cimbali is building machines since 1912. Cimbali has a strong reputation for very high-quality solid espresso machines. Cimbali has a full line of equipment from elegant, innovative machines to patented one’s super automatics.

Cimbali provides espresso machine line to meet the needs of any market from moderate volume coffee shops, to large volume restaurant service.

 6: La Pavoni

la Pavoni

La Pavoni started commercial espresso machine industry in 1905. La Pavoni supplies the same Italian commercial espresso machines in the U.S.

The La Pavoni Espresso offers different models like ‘Compact’ line comprises of original La Pavoni Pub model made for constrained space, for moderate espresso business.

‘Bar T’ series of La Pavoni is traditional full-sized espresso machine. Bar Star is thy newly updated and fancier updated model of original T-Bar series, including several new features, sexier lines, and beautiful old school look.

7: Grindmaster Cecilware

Grindmaster Cecilware

Grindmaster Cecilware is a company that was created through a merger between Grindmaster and Cecilware in 2009 with an aim to develop reliable, efficient and cost-effective products for the food and beverage industry and that’s just what they have done.

Manufacturing 5,6 and 8 flavor powder cappuccino machines have so far been their biggest milestone. The company and upped the ante with some standout features like the Fast, SmartSense and PrecisionBrew that have increased efficiency and made grinding and brewing a hassle-free task.

8: Jura

Jura

Jura is a Swedish brand that specializes in manufacturing super automatic coffee makers. Their high-end coffee makers come with a pulse extraction process, 15-bar pressure water pump and touchscreen panel for easy use. Another great feature of the Jura manufactured coffee makers is their compact size which makes them highly portable and easy to store even in the smallest of kitchens

Apart from that, another impressive feature to look forward to with Jura is the Automatic Filter Recognition which makes using a filter as safe as it has ever been.

9: De’Longhi

De’Longhi

De’Longhi is a name that’s synonymous with espresso machines for home and commercial use but that’s not all. They are also well known for their home and kitchen appliances and more importantly, excellent customer support.

Their coffee makers are usually compact and thus fit into any kind of kitchen and can be used to make espresso from ground coffee beans. The smooth and aromatic cup of coffee the brewers have been designed to produce, make the perfect wake up call for a sleepyhead.

Well, you can also convert this espresso into a cappuccino using the milk-frothing arm. While not many downsides to their coffee makers, their buttons may often be closely placed so you’d want to double check before hitting the start button.