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DeLonghi Nescafé Dolce Gusto Genio EDG455T coffeemaker

 
Approximate retail price:
$99.00
Summary: This DeLonghi single-serve coffeemaker has:
  • a removable reservoir,
  • a height-adjustable drip tray, and
  • auto-off.
  • It requires Nescafé-brand capsules.
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Type: Single-serve coffeemakers
About - DeLonghi Nescafé Dolce Gusto Genio EDG455T

The DeLonghi Nescafé Dolce Gusto Genio EDG455T is part of the coffeemaker test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, pod coffeemaker models like the Nescafé Dolce Gusto Genio EDG455T are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.


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About This Brand

DeLonghi makes a variety of coffeemakers In the mid to upper price range. In addition to the familiar countertop coffeemakers, DeLonghi makes coffee urns for when you are serving coffee to a crowd. Their products are sold in department stores, Target, specialty stores, and online retailers. Prices range from $30 to $200.

Features & Specs - DeLonghi Nescafé Dolce Gusto Genio EDG455T
info Can use two pods at a time No
info Dimensions H x W x D (in.) 12 x 7 x 10
info Average coffee temperature (°F) 180
info Maximum mug height (in.) 6.50
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User Reviews - DeLonghi Nescafé Dolce Gusto Genio EDG455T
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(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
 
4.0
Machine is great; coffee depends on capsule chosen
5/7/2015
Pros
Brews Quickly
Easy To Clean
Easy To Use
Stylish
Cons
Coffee Online Only
Best Uses
Everyday
Comment:
I use the machine every day, multiple times a day, to make coffee. I have tried nearly all the capsules available on the website and you'll love some and hate others. Nestle seems to really be pushing the specialty drinks in the US. They are often sugary and milky and not really to my liking as you can hardly taste any coffee.<br /><br />I bought this machine because it's very well known in Europe and, in fact, the best coffees (black) are only sold in the European market. I order my coffees through Amazon marketplace and through friends that come to visit from Europe. The US store has a lousy selection of black coffees and, in particular, of the two espressos they offer, only one is drinkable (the espresso intenso). <br /><br />Keep in mind that when you buy the cappuccinos and lattes, you are effectively paying twice as much per cup because one box contains 8 capsules of coffee and 8 capsules of milk whereas the black coffees are 16 capsules. <br /><br />People who drink gigantic mugs of coffee will not like this machine as the maximum cup is 8 ounces. Also, if you tote around a thermos full of coffee, it won't fit under this machine to fill it. Luckily, these things don't apply to me.<br /><br />If you like espresso, you must try to get the Ristretto Ardenza from Europe; it's heaven in a cup. The cafe au lait is very popular with my guests as well (again, only from Europe).
How long have you owned it:
Three-to-six months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
(5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)
 
5.0
DeLonghi Nescaf&eacute; Dolce Gusto Genio EDG45
2/19/2015
Pros
Brews Quickly
Durable
Easy To Clean
Easy To Use
Multiple Settings
Stylish
Cons
Best Uses
Everyday
Home
Office
Weekends
Comment:
Excellent coffee amazingly fast, one cup at a time. The caramel coffee Marchi-something is everyone's favorite. Look for the stars on Amazon and set up an account to get it by mail. Yes it is good enough to justify buying the machine. Sad that capsules aren't recyclable. No significant noise issues. It sounds like morning! Automates everything so you can find what you like and get that reliably. Ahh Venice!
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
(7 of 7 customers found this review helpful)
 
4.0
The quickest cup of coffee in the mornin
12/1/2014
Pros
Brews Quickly
Durable
Easy To Clean
Easy To Use
Faster Than Microwaved
Multiple Settings
Stylish
Cons
Pods Delivered By Amazon
Best Uses
Everyday
Home
Office
Weekends
Comment:
It might be nice to be able to pick up pods locally, but Amazon delivers our favorite flavors regularly and WHAT flavors! Go with the highest ranking Amazon varieties and you won't go wrong. The caramel macchiato is delicious. <br />It's very speedy, much faster than a microwave oven heating a cup of instant. <br />Others have complained bitterly about the sound, but I haven't noticed anything but coffee making sounds like an old percolater. <br />If you have to go back to instant (if your shipment doesn't arrive on time), you really miss this beautiful machine, built to last and last. Great.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
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