DeLonghi La Specialista Prestigio Review

DeLonghi La Specialista Prestigio
Overall Rating
90
Coffee Quality (40%)
91
Design & Features (20%)
91
Durability (20%)
91
Ease of Use (10%)
83
Brand Reputation (10%)
90
The Bottom Line
A hybrid super/semi-automatic model with dual Thermoblock boilers, a stainless steel case, 20 dose size settings, and an enviable 3-year warranty, the DeLonghi La Specialista Prestigio has strong appeal to a diverse audience.
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Key Features of the DeLonghi La Specialista Prestigio

Key Features of DeLonghi La Specialista Prestigio

FeatureSpecification
Machine typeSemi-automatic
Integrated grinderStainless steel conical burr grinder with 6 grind size settings
Bean hopper8.8 oz
Bypass doserNone
Water Reservoir67 oz
Portafilter size51mm
Portafilters included2x double-wall/pressurized portafilter baskets (1 cup and 2 cups) + E.S.E soft pod compatible
Boiler typeDual Thermoblock
FrotherMy Latte Art 360 degree swivel wand (froths automatically but you need to combine with coffee)
Brew sizesVariable brew volumes from espresso (0.85-3 oz) to double long coffee (4-8 oz)
Pre-infusionYes
DisplayPressure gauge + 5 brew buttons and 2 knobs + steam knob
Specialty beverage buttons3 programmed beverages (espresso, coffee, long black) + milk-based drinks with separate frother + hot water
Dose size selectorDose dial with 20 dose levels
Temperature control3 brew temp levels
Strength controlVia grind size, dose size, and water volume selections
Auto-offYes
Spent puck drawerNone
Drip trayRemovable
Warranty2 years + 1 additional year upon machine registration
Case materialStainless steel
Dimensions14.5"W x 15.0"D x 17.5"H
Weight29.7 lbs
Power1450W

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DeLonghi La Specialista Prestigio
A hybrid super/semi-automatic model with dual Thermoblock boilers, a stainless steel case, 20 dose size settings, and an enviable 3-year warranty, the DeLonghi La Specialista Prestigio has strong appeal to a diverse audience.

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I'm Bryan but most people know me as The Coffee Maven. I grew up outside Boston, Massachusetts and received my Bachelor's degree in Biochemistry from Providence College. My first introduction to coffee was during my college days, when I used it as a source of caffeine to fuel late-night study sessions, but soon I became obsessed with the chemistry of coffee. How did changes to water temperature or contact time affect its taste? Why do beans from Africa taste fruity while beans from Indonesia taste spicy? I launched The Coffee Maven in February 2017 to explore these questions and help others brew their perfect cup. Welcome to my site, and thanks for reading!

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