Gaggia Accademia Espresso Machine Review

Gaggia 1003380 Accademia Espresso Machine Silver

The Gaggia Accademia coffee machine comes with programming features that can make seven to ten cups of specialty coffee beverages. Equipped with a steam wand that can be controlled manually, removable 54 Oz water tank and a 12.3 Oz bean hopper, this beauty can modify the grinding, strength and temperature. The height of the dispensing spout is also adjustable. The milk carafe allows optimal frothing for preparing milk based beverages.

Gaggia 1003380

Our Rating: 3.9 out of 5

Gaggia Accademia Espresso Machine Ratings by Features:

Easy to Use

4.2 out of 5


4.2 out of 5

Easy to Clean

3.6 out of 5


3.1 out of 5


  • Automatic preparation of specialty beverages like espresso, latte and other milk based drinks.
  • Warning systems that prompt you to carry out automatic cleaning whenever there is a need.
  • Programmable options that can help you prepare upto ten cups with one click.
  • Self-regulating system that controls extraction from your favorite coffee beans.
  • A family and workplace coffee machine that can prepare seven varieties.


  • Expensive coffee machine starting at $1700.
  • Not suitable for singles.
  • Not for commercial or heavy usage.

Gaggia Accademia Espresso Machine Specs:

Boiler Configuration

Independent Steam and Brew

Number of Boilers


Boiler Features

Rapid Steam

Brew Boiler Auto-Fill


Brew Boiler Heater Location


Brew Boiler Material

Stainless Steel-Lined Aluminum

Brew Boiler Orientation


Brew Boiler Type


Brew Group Features

Adjustable Flow Rate,Automatic Cleaning Cycle,Preheat Cycle

Brew Unit Material


Brew Unit Type


Consumer Ratings for the Gaggia Accademia Espresso Machine:

At the time of writing the Gaggia Accademia Espresso Machine has 165 reviews on Amazon. It has been given an average rating of 3.8 out of 5 stars with almost 56% of the consumers ranking it as a five star product.

The comments section is filled with positive reviews of Gaggia Accademia Espresso Machine. The consumers are delighted with its attributes and performance, especially the way it looks. They have stated that it delivers great tasting coffee and the programming menu allows different settings that facilitate them to make a coffee of their choice. It is easy to clean and reliable as written in the comments.

While most of the consumers are satisfied with Gaggia Accademia Espresso Machine’s performance, a few of them have trouble maintaining it. They have complained about emptying the drip tray and refilling the water tank after every few shots of espresso. They find it troublesome doing it so often. The other negative comments were about the coffee machine breaking down after a year or so of use. However, one of the reviews stated that the coffee machine is a steady workhouse despite lack of care. The implied meaning is that it is reliable and can be used for years as it is sturdy.

It can be concluded that if the instructions are read and followed properly, the consumers will not have to face any issues. Regular cleaning is and maintenance is required for it to work efficiently. The quality of the product is appreciated by several consumers.

Bottom Line:

The Gaggia Accademia coffee machine is a high priced, pretty exotic, programmable coffee machine with highly modifiable options that can prepare a variety of specialty drinks with one button for families or at offices. It stores information regarding your coffee preferences, brewing just the right cup of coffee exactly the way you want it.

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