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Refurbished Gaggia Black Brera Espresso Machine

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Further proof that good things come in small packages, the Gaggia Brera is a fully equipped super-automatic espresso machine with a compact footprint that will leave you with plenty of counter space.

The Italian-made Brera has been thoughtfully designed to maximize user convenience. The dregs drawer, drip tray, and water tank all within reach, accessible from the front of the machine for quick and easy cleaning and maintenance. Gaggia has even simplified machine programming and beverage selection with the Brera. Push-button controls and an LED display with illuminated icons make it easy to navigate through your options, which are plenty with this Gaggia super automatic. Coffee aroma, strength, and volume are all customizable; additionally, the ceramic grinder takes advantage of the Gaggia Adapting System to adjust the rpm and guarantee the correct quantity of coffee grounds.

The Brera is an aesthetically pleasing machine with a contemporary stainless-steel front panel and chrome-plated accents; the side panels are available in black or silver to complement your décor. Functionally, the Gaggia Brera is great for entertaining as it can accommodate a wide variety of user preferences. If you prefer to serve guests pre-ground decaf coffee, or specialty coffee you can do so with the bypass doser. For special treats, macchiatos, cappuccinos, and lattes can be made easily and quickly, since the Brera comes equipped with a stainless steel Panarello wand and Rapid Steam Technology. Consider the Gaggia Brera if you’re a little short on space but don’t want to compromise on convenience and espresso quality.



An airtight, UV-proof 8.8oz hopper lets you safely store coffee beans. When you’re ready to grind, the Brera comes with a ceramic grinder to ensure grind consistency and reduce heat transfer—resulting in flavorful and aromatic coffee. For your convenience, the Gaggia Adapting System automatically adjusts grind time and rpm to deliver the desired coffee quantity, regardless of whether you’re using light, medium, or dark beans.

Bypass Doser

This Gaggia model comes outfitted with a bypass doser, allowing you to skip the grinding process and brew with pre-ground coffee. The bypass doser is a great option for decaf or flavored coffee drinkers.


The Gaggia Brera has a 15-bar pump and a stainless steel boiler to ensure temperature-appropriate, great tasting beverages. The unit has a telescopic coffee dispenser, allowing you to adjust the height to accommodate your cups and mugs. Simply select the desired drink and it will be brewed directly into your cup!

Programmable Features

An Optidose function allows you to customize the aroma of your coffee; choose from light, medium, and strong brews. You can also make- an espresso or café lungo with the push of a button; beverage volume is programmable and the Gaggia Brera will “remember” your preferences for future use.

Water Tank and Filter

The Brera has a 1.2-liter water reservoir. A Mavea Intenza water filter (not included), with a four-stage filtration system, removes impurities and prevents scale buildup, to prolong the lifespan of your machine.

Steaming and Frothing

The Gaggia Brera has a metal Pannarello steam wand to create creamy froth and steamed milk for your favorite specialty beverages. The steam wand can be swiveled, left to right, to accommodate a variety of cup or steaming pitcher sizes.

Rapid Steam Technology

This machine is equipped with Rapid Steam technology, which translates to quick heat up times and robust brewing and steaming operations. You’ll be able to steam and brew back-to-back with ease, thanks to the Rapid Steam feature.

Cleaning and Maintenance

The easy-to-maintain Gaggia Brera has a self-rinse cycle that activates when the machine is switched on and off and enters or exits standby mode. This rinse cycle will help to preserve machine performance and keep the unit in brew-ready shape. An icon will appear on the display screen to alert you, should the Brera need to be descaled.

Additional Features


18.7 lbs


10"W x 12.4"H x 17.5"D



Available Colors



Cup Warmer
Material: Plastic
Size (Inches): 7x3.5
Passive / Active: Passive
Brew Group
Material: Plastic
Type: Automatic
Preheat: No
Removable: Yes
Self-Cleaning: No
Boiler Data
Number Of Boilers: 1
Brew And Steam Simultaneously: No
Rapid Steam: Yes
Brew Boiler Data
Brew Boiler Type: Thermoblock
Brew Boiler Watts: 1300
Brew boiler Volume (Oz): Low
Brew Boiler Material: Stainless Steel Lined Aluminum
Pump Data
Type: Vibration
Maximum Pressure (Bar): 15 Bar
Self Priming Pump: Yes
Grinder Data
Number Of Grind Settings: 5 Stars
Hopper Capacity (Oz): 8
Burr Type: Flat
Burr Material: Ceramic
Freshness Lid: Yes
Initial Heat Up (Seconds): 47
Recommended Heat Up Time (Seconds): 14
Brew Temp (F) (2 Oz Shot In Paper Cup): 164
Brew Time for 2 Oz: 18
Brew Temp (F) (8 Oz Shot In Paper Cup): 168
Brew Temp for 8 Oz: 73
Time To Produce Steam (Seconds): 17
Time To Steam 8 Oz Milk (Seconds): 70
Hot Water Temp 8 Oz (F): 183
Hot Water Time 8 Oz (Seconds): 69
Sound Level - Brewing (Db): 63
Sound Level - Grinding (Db): 72
Maintenance Alerts: Yes
Descaler Used: Gaggia Descaler
Water Filter: Mavea
Warranty (Years): 6 Months
Country Of Manufacture: Italy
NSF Certified: No
Recommended Applications: Home
Available Internationally: Yes
Service provided
Repairs By: Whole Latte Love
Contact Number: 888-411-5282
Misc Data
Manufacturer: Gaggia
Model: 59101
Dimension - Width (Inches): 10
Dimension - Height (Inches): 12.4
Dimension - Depth (Inches): 17.5
Weight (lbs): 18
Watts: 1400
Volts: 120
Housing Materials: Stainless Steel/Plastic
Drip Tray Material: Plastic
Drip Tray Cover Material: Stainless Steel
Drip Tray Capacity (Oz): 28
Drain Line Adaptable: No
Spent Coffee Capacity (Dregs Drawer): 8
Easy To Rotate: No
Tall Legs: No
Power Cord Length (Inches): 36
Cup Height
Adjustable Height: Yes
High (Inches): 4.5
Low (Inches): 3.1
Frothing Wand
Material: Stainless Steel
Steam Wand Style: Pannarello
Wand Movement: Rotating
Usable Length (Inches): 2.5
Height Off Counter (Inches): 5
Optional Cappucinotore: No
Number Of Holes: 1
No Burn Wand: Yes
Optional Steam Tips Or Wands: No
Water Source
Reservoir Or Plumbed: Reservoir
Reservoir Capacity (Oz): 40
Reservoir Material: Plastic
Reservoir Removable: Yes
Water Level Visible: No
Water Filter: Mavea
Type Of Controls: Push Button
Display Type: Indicator Lights
Programmable Brewing: Yes
Temperature Control: No
Adjustable Coffee Dosage: Yes
Coffee Dosage Quantity: 7-10.5
Cup Volume Control: Yes
Aroma / Flow Control: No
Bypass Doser: Yes
Pre-Infusion: Yes
Low Water Warning: Yes
Energy Savings: Yes
Multiple Programmability: No


V2GRbg asked:

Good Day:

Can you tell me what was originally wrong w/this unit, as to why it req'd refurbishing?  Is there any remaining warranty for this product?  

My husband & I are beginners in wanting to learn how to make a good latte, cappo & expresso ...would this be a good fit?  Our intent is to start out w/automatic and/or semi-auto & get to the point of manually making these drinks ...Is there a better unit than this one (for us to start off on)?  Also, w/this being an Italian made product ...do they make any dual voltage machines (I know this may be difficult ...when weighing all the addt'l factors into what makes a great cup of latte, cappo or expresso?  

Thank You for your time & assistance.  
Kindest Regards,
Carrie Graham




Answer by Sanfam:

Unfortunately, the techniques we use to refurbish individual machines make it impossible for us to know the original reason for return.  However, rest assured that any refurbished model must pass a strict series of tests before being certified for sale.  If it fails any of these tests, it is either subject to a more in-depth diagnostic pass and runs another gauntlet or is recycled. 

Regarding your style of thise, this should be fine.  While the machine comes with a pannarello wand, it is designed in such a way as to allow you to froth in a more traditional fashion without any additional parts or accessories.  As far as other options are concerned, a standalone semi-automatic machine and grinder would be your other best bet as far as getting into the fray; My recommendation would be the Gaggia Classic and Gaggia MDF grinder, as the Classic offers a fairly newbie-friendly pressurized filter basket (that can also be swapped out for the commercial style unpressurized basket as your skill level improves)

As far as voltage is concerned, all models sold within the US market are intended for domestic-use-only.  That is to say, they are single-voltage and cannot be easily adapted to other power sources.

I am looking at the refurbished Gaggia Brera Espresso Machine vs the new one.  Can you tell me what the warranties are on both the new and the refurbished.

Thank you,


Answer by Sanfam:

New Gaggia Breras carry a 1 Year Manufacturers's Warranty.  Refurbished models carry a 6 month Manufacturer's Warranty. 

puppy asked:

what the warranty

Answer by Sanfam:

Refurbished Gaggia Breras feature a 6 month warranty.  

coconut asked:

I want this product but i am a little bit afraid about the fact that this machine is refurbished. Is there any scratch on it? Is it in sale because someone have tried it and the machine doesn't worked? Is it possible to have all thé informations and a real photo because I come from Canada and before to place my order I want to make sure everything is okay with this machine + garantie?

Answer by Sanfam:

While a refurbished espresso machine would have enjoyed a previous life in someone else's hands, it would have been recertified as like-new machine.  This doesn't mean it's completely free of blemishes (some scuffing and scratching is to be expected), but it will not have an large dings or dents.  It will, however, be functionally perfect.  

That said, these products are not warrantied to destinations outside of the United States.  

Answer by coconut:

Thank you very much for your answer :)

Hyun Hwang asked:

Hi seller, 

i am very interested in Refurbished Gaggia Black Brera Espresso Machine. before i make a decision, i would like to ask you about warranty issue. Do you offer any warranty that comes from you or Gaggia about that machine? 

Thank yo very much for your answer. 

Answer by Sanfam:

All refurbished Gaggia products purchased through us come with the warranty as indicated.  In the case of the Brera, this is a 6-Month Limited Warranty starting at the date of purchase.


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