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Saeco Minuto

alaTest has collected and analyzed 33 reviews of Saeco Minuto. The average rating for this product is 2.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Coffee & Espresso Makers for all reviews. People really like the price and size. The performance and maintenance are also mentioned favorably. There are some less positive views about the reliability.

usability, maintenance, performance, size, price


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Coffee & Espresso Makers the Saeco Minuto is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

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Tastes BITTER????


Easy to use. Purchased only yesterday & not happy! I used the coffee beans that I'm used to and using them with this machine, well for some reason makes a bitter coffee. I want to know why? I was going to purchase a Brevile. I wish I did Not happy

Jul, 2017

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descale disaster


Daily clean is easy but the descale takes 2 hours to perform. This is an absolute waste of your time every month or so. Needless to say the unit loses so much water into the overflow tray you are forever stopping to empty. Engineering here is quite...

Mar, 2017

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Ok, not amazing.


We use it daily, it is far from perfect but fairly solid. The coffee grind is pretty solid and the controls are fairly solid as well. The cleaning of the device is a bit tedious and the water tank is pretty quick to empty (that might be that we are...

Feb, 2017

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We Love This Machine!!!


2017 Update: 6 months later.....still working perfectly. I've just read other people reviews regarding this machine. I can only speaks from our experience. We haven't had any problems with this model. We use an assortment of beans. Nabob,Starbucks,Tim...

Nov, 2016

Consumer review (

Let down!


Had the machine for 3 years and it's been in twice for repairs to when machine was under warranty. Now it's out of warranty and coffee has stopped coming out of 2 x spouts. Called Saeco to enquire and they want to charge me £158 pounds for a service...

Nov, 2016

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The worst machine that I have ever bought


The machine is very noisy & it leaves a mess of unused grounded coffee beans all under the unit i have now put on a tray. It no longer asked to cleaned that used to take hours to clean. The grinder often stops working. It leaks water out the side of...

Nov, 2016

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Too Unreliable - Not Recommended


ot water comes out the water spout when that is selected, but steam comes out the side of the machine and no coffee comes out. So the machine is out of warranty by four months, and I am faced with a bill of $125 plus parts, and parts will cost anywhere...

Nov, 2016

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Piece of Rubbish


We sent our back because the coffee tasted too hot and burnt. The machine asked to be cleaned fortnightly and the cleaning process took too long. After it was returned we were told there was nothing wrong with the machine. The coffee tasted better and...

Oct, 2016

Consumer review (

OK Now


The Cal-Clean eventually began to work well with our Minuto. Since the machine has worked really well and we are very happy with it. It makes a good cup of coffee dispensing about 8-10 cps per day for our team. It extracts a good amount if coffee from...

Sep, 2016

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No power.


I have had this machine two weeks. In the second week it turned itself off ( no power). Today, after making two cups of coffee,I went to make a third and in the middle of getting ready, it powered off completely . I unplugged it and plugged it back in....

Aug, 2016

Product Specifications


Built-in Display:No / Yes
Case design:Freestanding
Colour of product:Black
Control type:Buttons
Housing material:Plastic
Product Type:Espresso machine


Dishwasher-proof parts: Yes
Removable brewing/infusion unit: Yes
Removable water tank: No

Logistics data

Quantity per pallet:24

Other features

Fully automatic:Coffee
Weight:7 / 7.2


Adjustable coffee strength: Yes
Adjustable grinder settings: Yes
Automatic anti-calc: Yes
Built-in grinder: Yes
Cappuccino making: Yes
Coffee beans capacity:250
Coffee input type:Coffee beans
Coffee maker type:Fully-auto
Espresso making: Yes
Maximum operating pressure:15
Milk adding type:Pipe
Number of grinder settings:5
Self-cleaning: Yes
Types of drink:Cappuccino, Espresso / Espresso
Water tank capacity:1.8


AC input frequency:50
AC input voltage:220 / 230

Technical Details

Dishwasher-proof parts:Y

Weight & Dimensions

Height :33
Weight:7 / 7.2