Espresso can be an efficient addition to a restaurant by expanding the menu and increasing average ticket price, especially when done right. These are our recommendations for the best espresso machines for a restaurant with low volume and with entry level equipment. We have many more recommendations depending on your volume and desired coffee experience, which you can check out in our Coffee Shop Calculator here to help you further match your restaurant's needs to the right equipment.
Best Espresso Machines for a Restaurant
Picking an espresso machine is a hard decision, especially when you're just starting off. See our curated collection of entry level low volume espresso machines.
Best Grinders for a Restaurant
Our entry espresso grinders allow you to grind with perfect consistency every time. Great for beginners and those who are looking to try something new. Check out the low volume entry grinders below.
If you need guidance to help explain the comparison features and terminology for espresso machines, grinders, brewers and brewing methods, and other coffee equipment, please see our Glossary of Coffee Terminology.