Most Breville espresso machines have an average rating of four or more stars on Amazon as of 2015. The machines also received numerous positive reviews on Seattle Coffee Gear's retail page.
Common positive comments regarding Breville espresso machines say that they are easy to use, make great espresso and feature functions for strong frothing and creating creamy beverages. Some of the negative reviews mention that filters are difficult to find for some machines and that machines clog easily. Other reviews note that clogging is not a problem when proper care and maintenance suggestions are followed.
The majority of positive reviews on Amazon indicate that the Breville machines were excellent espresso makers for the price range, though a few comments noted that the prices were too high. Because most of the Breville espresso machines are not completely automatic and do require some barista skills, many users say that it takes a few practice cups to pull a satisfactory cup of espresso from some of the models.
Overall on retail sites as of 2015, positive reviews outnumber both neutral and negative reviews on all the Breville models, with the majority of reviewers giving the products a maximum number of stars or the highest rating possible.