Gaggia Velasca Espresso Machine

Gaggia Velasca Espresso

Our Rating: 4.4 out of 5

The Gaggia Velasca Espresso Machine is similar to the Gaggia Anima coffee machine. It features a manual frothing wand for milk-based coffees. For espresso and lungo, it offers programmable brewing options and 3 temperature control settings so that you can have your coffee just as hot as you prefer it. The Velasca is made of plastic and comes only in the color black. It comes with a ceramic burr grinder and a front-loaded water reservoir.

Gaggia Velasca Espresso Machine Ratings by Features:

Easy To Use 5 out of 5
Flavor 4.7 out of 5
Easy To Clean 4.5 out of 5
Blending Power 4.4 out of 5


  • Complete brew unit and bean hopper
  • 2-year warranty
  • Easy to use for beginners


  • Hefty price tag
  • Does not work well with oily coffee beans

Gaggia Velasca Espresso Machine Specs:

App Connectivity No
Boiler Configuration Single-Boiler/Dual-Use
Number of Boilers 1
Boiler Features Rapid Steam
Brew Boiler Heater Location External
Brew Boiler Material Stainless Steel-Lined Aluminum
Brew Boiler Type Thermoblock
Brew Group Features Removable
Brew Unit Material Plastic
Brew Unit Type Automatic
Brew Boiler Wattage 1400
Recommended Application Home / Residential
NSF Certified No
Display Type LEDs
Type of Controls Push Button
Adjustable Cup Height Yes
Cup Height (max, inches) 4.5 in
Cup Height (min, inches) 2.75
Cup Warmer Material Plastic
Cup Warmer Size (L-in x W-in) 8" x 3"
Cup Warmer Passively Heated
Dreg Drawer Capacity (Spent Pucks) 10
Drip Tray Cover Material Stainless Steel
Water Reservoir Material Plastic
Water Source Built-In Reservoir

The Verdict

The Gaggia Velasca Espresso Machine is recommended for those who give importance to aesthetics. It looks great on a kitchen counter with its sleek, black finish. It is also recommended for beginners as it has control buttons on the top.

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Our  Rating: 4.1 out of 5

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