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Best Mid-Range Espresso Machine and Grinder Bundle | Lelit Victoria | Eureka Specialita

Regular price $1,698.95
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What's Included

  1. LELIT58 2-ways portafilter with design handle and Coffee Slide spout
  2. LELIT58 1 dose filter (9-11 g), IMS
  3. LELIT58 2 doses filter (14-18 g), IMS
  4. LELIT58 blind filter, IMS
  5. Tamper
  6. Spoon for coffee grounds
  7. 35l water softener filter
  8. Cup rack

Returns and Exchanges

Warranty Contact: 866-273-8455

User Manual: Lelit Victoria User Manual

Best Mid-Range Espresso Bundle

Great for beginners: The Lelit Victoria and Eureka Mignon Specialita is the perfect combo for beginners or those upgrading from a more simple setup.

PID Control: Unlike many espresso machines under the $1,000 price point, the Lelit Victoria comes fully equipped with a PID temperature control and ability to alter pre-infusion times.

Compact: Both the Lelit Victoria and the Eureka Mignon Specialita are compact, well-built, and would work well on any kitchen counterspace or in an office.

Highest Quality: Both the Lelit Victoria and Eureka espresso grinder and built to last with stainless steel and chrome exteriors and brass, copper, and stainless steel interiors. The setup is a step up from our beginner espresso machine bundle both in function and quality.

  • PID Temperature Control

    Change temperature in either Celsius or Fahrenheit

  • 58mm Group Head

    Larger 58mm Group head often not found in espresso machines at this price

  • Pressure Gauge

    Pressure gauge with marked optimal range of 8-12 to help evaluate your shots

  • No-burn Steam Wand

    Multidirectional and anti-burn steam and hot water wand

  • Brushed Stainless Steel

    Made from brushed stainless steel to help resist against corrosion and heat

  • Drip Tray Upgrade

    Wire grate drip tray that extends the entire width and is mug friendly

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  • Advanced Burrs

    The 55mm stainless steel flat burrset for a high-quality and consistent grind

  • Stepless Grind Settings

    The 55mm stainless steel flat burrset for a high-quality and consistent grind

  • Digital Control

    Adjust your grind time for single or double shot or just the continuous mode all at the touch of a button

  • Silent Technology

    The Eureka Mignon Specialita has a sound-insulated casing made of thick metal with rubber mounts and gaskets that greatly reduces the sound of grinding beans to a quiet whisper.

  • Low Retention

    The Eureka anti-clumping system, along with its wider chute design, creates fluffy grounds by eliminating static in ground coffee, thus ensuring consistent dosing.

  • Powerful Motor

    A powerful 260W motor capable of reaching 1350 RPM burr speed

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  • Pros

    PID Temperature Control and LCC: The Lelit Electronic Control System (LCC) stands out by offering unparalleled customization and control over the coffee brewing process. It enables activation of pre-infusion, setting of auto-washing cycles, temperature adjustments in Celsius or Fahrenheit, and precise fine-tuning of the coffee-making process. This comprehensive control allows users to tailor their coffee to their exact preferences, ensuring the creation of a perfect cup every time.
    Quick Warm Up Times: The Lelit Victoria takes less than 10 minutes to warm up.

    58mm Group Head: Standard 58mm group head giving customers the ability to purchase all of the professional grade parts and accessories, bottomless portafilters, baskets, and WDT accessories.

    3-Way Solenoid Valve: The 3-way solenoid valve ensures optimal pressure management between the pump and group head during coffee extraction, rerouting any extra water to the drip tray. This feature assists in maintaining the cleanliness of the espresso machine after brewing and simplifies routine cleaning tasks.

    Brass Boiler: The brass boiler is perfect for heat retention as well as overall longevity.

  • Cons

    Slow for Consecutive Shots: Switching back to brewing temperature after steaming takes about 15 minutes, requiring shots to be pulled before steaming milk. It is important to know this nuance if planning on making consecutive drinks with this machine.

    Some Low-Cost Accessories: The portafilter handle and tamper both seem underpriced for such a high-quality and well-built machine. Our first two recommended upgrades for the Lelit Victoria would be a bottomless portafilter and a better tamper.

Why Choose The Lelit Victoria Espresso Machine?

At Coffee Bros., we appreciate the Lelit Victoria for its exceptional value below the $1,000 mark. This machine stands out for its inclusion of advanced features like PID temperature control, a 3-way solenoid valve, and a professional 58mm portafilter and group head, which are rare finds in this price bracket. It's an ideal choice for customers who want to enjoy high-end functionalities without a hefty price tag. The Victoria offers precision and ease of use, making it perfect for those new to espresso making or seasoned enthusiasts seeking a budget-friendly yet quality machine.

Other Features We Enjoy:

  1. Slim profile that can fit on any counter space
  2. Quick warm up times of 6 - 8 minutes
  3. 85 ounce water tank volume

Lelit Victoria FAQ

How long are Lelit Espresso machines expected to last with proper use and care?

Espresso machines of the prosumer class, especially those constructed from robust materials like stainless steel, copper, and brass, are celebrated for their durability and extended lifespan.

Lelit Espresso Machines, when maintained and serviced as recommended, can last over 15 years.

However, users often replace these machines before they fully exhaust their potential lifespan, driven by the desire for upgrades. Remarkably, Italian commercial-grade machines from the 60s and 70s, similar in build quality to Lelit machines, are still operational today after restorations.

Lelit's machines, handcrafted in small Italian workshops, embody this enduring legacy of quality and longevity, provided they receive appropriate care.

What is an Espresso PID Controller?

Temperature stability is crucial for brewing coffee, and different brew methods and roasts require different temperatures.

The Lelit Victoria features a PID controller, short for Proportional-Integral Derivative, which helps to ensure temperature stability in the espresso machine. These controllers use the PID algorithm to determine the best way to control the temperature in the machine and are more accurate than traditional thermostat-based espresso machines. They also allow you to directly control the temperature of the machine and are usually visible on the machine with control buttons to increase or decrease the brewing temperature. This feature is particularly useful for home baristas who like to experiment with different roasts and temperatures.

Do you need a PID for your espresso machine?

A PID temperature controller is not a necessary component for an espresso machine to operate, but it does provide an added level of precision and consistency in temperature control for baristas.

What is the Lelit LCC System?

The LELIT Electronic Control System (LCC) on Lelit Espresso Machines offers versatility with adjustable extraction profiles, pre-infusion settings, and individual boiler temperature controls. The machine also features an Economy mode, which turns off the steam boiler to save energy, while maintaining the desired temperature in the coffee boiler.

What type of water should be used in your espresso machine?

To minimize scale buildup and ensure a good taste, it's best to use filtered or bottled water in your espresso machine. However, using RO (reverse osmosis) or distilled water is not recommended, as these types of water lack the necessary minerals for a delicious shot and may cause problems with the machine's water sensor.

Where are Lelit Espresso Machines manufactured?

All Rocket espresso machines, including the Appartamento, are hand-built in Italy!

How do you descale your Lelit Espresso machine?

Descaling is an important part of maintaining your Lelit Espresso machine, but it should be done with caution. If not done properly, regular descaling can lead to damage of the group head and void your warranty. To avoid this, it is recommended to clean and maintain your machine regularly, and have it descaled by a professional technician. This way, you can ensure that the descaling process will not cause any damage to the machine.

What outlet does the Lelit Victoria use?

The Lelit Victoria uses a standard 110V plug.

What kind of pump does the Lelit Victoria use?

The Lelit Victoria uses a vibratory pump.

What makes the E61 group head so special?

The E-61 group is a feature that provides consistency and enhances the flavor of the espresso. It circulates hot water through the boiler and group head continuously, maintaining the appropriate brew temperature range at the group head. Additionally, its automatic pre-infusion function saturates the coffee in the group head when you start extraction, leading to a more evenly extracted and refined flavor profile. The best part is that this feature operates on its own, so it does not require any special actions from the user to benefit from its performance. This is the result of good design.

What size baskets come with the Lelit Victoria?

The Lelit Victoria machine comes equipped with several high-grade IMS filter baskets including:

  1. LELIT58 2-ways portafilter with design handle and Coffee Slide spout
  2. LELIT58 1 dose filter (9-11 g), IMS
  3. LELIT58 2 doses filter (14-18 g), IMS
  4. LELIT58 blind filter, IMS

Can I leave my Lelit Espresso machine on all day?

While some people leave their Lelit Espresso machines on all day, it's not recommended. To prolong the lifespan of the machine, it's best to turn it on in the morning and turn it off when no longer in use to minimize the internal components exposure to heat over time.

  • Warranty Information

    What it Covers: Lelit Espresso Machines


    • Espresso Machines: 1 year parts and labor
    • Grinders: 1 year parts and labor

    Warranty Contact: 866-273-8455

    User Manual: Lelit Victoria User Manual

  • Care and Maintenance

    • Brush the brew head filter daily.
    • Perform a weekly backflush.
    • Soap out the drip tray and water reservoir weekly.

About Lelit

Lelit, an Italian espresso machine manufacturer, has gained popularity for producing high-quality machines that offer great value. Founded in the 80s by the Epis family, Lelit initially specialized in ironing systems before venturing into coffee machines in 2002. The company stands out for its innovative approach, exemplified by the Bianca model. Launched in 2017, Bianca features unique aspects like flow profiling and an adjustable water tank, combined with a focus on affordability. Lelit's commitment to customer-driven design and cost-effective innovation has enabled them to create superior machines while maintaining competitive pricing, contributing to their growing global presence.