18 Espresso Accessories You Need to Step Up Your Coffee Game

If you want to make great espresso at home, you really need so much more than just a decent espresso machine and some good coffee beans. In fact, there are many accessories out there designed to help you prepare the perfect espresso.

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If you are ready to take your espresso making to the next level, then try out some of these great accessories that will help you on your journey. Once you add some or all of these to your collection, even your local baristas won’t be able to compete with your espresso making skills.

Tampers and Mats

1. Essential Values Coffee Tamper

This no frills stainless steel coffee tamper makes quick work out of your coffee. Sure it is basic in its design, but it looks great and will get the job done so you can start preparing the perfect espresso today.

BlueSnail Stainless Steel Coffee Tamper Barista Espresso Tamper 51mm Base Coffee Bean Press Price: $12.45

2. Coffee Tamper Machine

The stainless steel tamper machine can make quick work of your espresso. Compress your coffee to extract more flavor from each bean so you can prepare a truly impressive espresso in your kitchen without the need of a barista.

Coffee Tamper Machine,57.5mm Stainless Steel Flat Base Grip Handle Bean Barista Espresso Tamper Pressure Kitchen Tool Accessories(Black) Price:

3. Silicone Espresso Tamp Mat

Made from food grade safe Silicone Rubber, this tamp mat is slip resistant and will cover the edge of almost any table so you can protect your counters when you sit down to make the perfect espresso. If you are worried about cleanup, this mat is dishwasher safe so you can easily clean up your mess when you are done.

Silicone Espresso Tamp Mat. DLAND Fluted Coffee Tampering Corner Mat Pad Tool Made For Baristas With Non-Slippery Food Safe Silicone Price: $16.99


4. Update International Frothing Pitcher

Made from stainless steel, this pitcher will not only pour milk or cream but is the perfect pitcher for frothing it into a rich foam as well. It’s dishwasher safe, making cleanup easy and it looks great, too, making ita great option for anyone looking to create the perfect froth.

Update International (EP-12) 12 Oz Stainless Steel Frothing Pitcher Price: $1.50

5. Stainless Steel Frothing Pitcher

Sometimes the most basic design is just the best. While there is nothing fancy about this pitcher, it looks great and gets the job done so you can make great froth for your next espresso.

Pitcher Stainless Steel Milk Frothing 12 Oz (350 ml) Price: $7.99

6. Motta Frothing Pitcher

Another great stainless steel pitcher, this one features an Europa rounded spout so you can not only make great milk foam but also you can pour it with ease.

Motta Stainless Steel Frothing Pitcher with Europa Rounded Spout, 8.5 oz. Price: $32.95


7. Ozeri Deluxe Milk Frother

The Ozeri Deluxe makes simple work out of milk, allowing you to create perfect froth and foam for your coffee in as little as 10 seconds. This handy device also doubles as an egg beater giving you one device to help you start your morning off right.

Ozeri Deluxe Milk Frother and Whisk in Stainless Steel with Stand and 4-Frothing Attachments Price: $19.75

8. Silver MatchaDNA Handheld Electric Milk Frother

This handheld electric frother looks much like a whisk but packs in much more power. Create the perfect foam with this frother so you never have to worry about how your dairy will turn out after you brew your espresso.

MatchaDNA Handheld Electric Milk Frother (Round Tip Silver) Price: $6.73

9 Vktech Milk Frother

This pump style frother features a beautiful stainless steel design that is easy to use and fast so you can make delicious foam in just a few seconds.

Vktech 400ml Stainless Steel Milk Frother Double Mesh Milk Creamer Milk Foam Price: $12.99

10. Froth Wizard Manual Push Whisk Milk Frother

Grab a whisk and go! This manual push whisk frother makes frothing your milk for your coffee almost effortless. Sure it’s manual, but it won’t feel that way. Made from stainless steel this milk frother won’t rust and its design looks great and is highly functional. If you prefer frothing manually, this is definitely the whisk for you.

Milk Frother – Froth Wizard Stainless Steel Manual Push Whisk – Perfect Environmentally Friendly Gift – Impress Friends – Restaurant Foam For Coffee, Latte, Cappuccino and Hot Chocolate Price:

Espresso Glasses

11. DeLonghi Espresso Glasses

You can’t serve espresso in just any glasses. This two pack set of double walled thermo glasses are the perfect way to serve your espresso. They are dishwasher safe making cleanup easier than ever and they look great in your hand.

DeLonghi Double Walled Espresso Glasses – Set of 2 Price: $14.95

12. Duralex Amalfi Espresso Mugs

If you serve a lot of espresso in your home then you are going to want to get your hands on these Duralex Espresso mugs. This set of six look great and will give you a matching set that you can serve yourself and your guests at any time.

Duralex Made In France Amalfi 6 Oz Clear Espresso Mug, Set of 6 Price: $39.94

Knock Boxes

13. Dreamfarm Grindenstein Espresso Stein

Featuring a unique height perfect for any kitchen regardless of the size, the Dreamfarm Grindenstein is the perfect knock box for those that need to save a little space but still want a great espresso.

Dreamfarm Grindenstein – Coffee Grind Knock Box and Espresso Dump Bin (Black) Price: $29.99

14. Espresso Knock Box

Built from stainless steel this knockbox is not only ready to do its job but also it looks good while doing it. The base is also dishwasher safe, meaning clean up is easier than ever.

Espresso Knock Box & Tamper Ready Base Stainless Steel Price: $43.95

15. Breville Mini Knock Box

The ultimate space saver, this knock box features an elegant design in a small package that is perfect for those with limited space or those that just enjoy dabbling in espresso.

Breville BES001XL Knock Box, Mini Price: $29.95

Other Accessories

16. Coffee Grinder Cleaning Brush

Cleaning your coffee appliances is every bit as important as using them. With this coffee grinder cleaning brush, you can clean your grinder and have it ready in no time for the next set of beans for your espresso.

Coffee Grinder Cleaning Brush, Wood Handle & Natural Bristles Wood Dusting Espresso Brush Accessories for Bean Grain Coffee Tool Barista Home Kitchen Price: $6.98

17. Urnex Cafiza Espress Cleaner

If you have an espresso machine, you will definitely want to pick up some of this. After you use your machine, it will need cleaning. Why not make that process simple and easy with this cleaner designed specifically for espresso machines?

Urnex Espresso Machine Cleaning Powder – 566 grams – Cafiza Professional Espresso Machine Cleaner Price: $12.06

18. Number-One Coffee Machine Brush Cleaner

There is one thing that all espresso and coffee machines have – hard to reach places. These cleaner brushes are designed to clean where your hands and fingers simply can’t go and are perfect for cleaning while the machine is still hot.

Number-One Coffee Machine Brush Cleaner Nylon Espresso Machine Brush Coffee Cleaning Tool with Spoon (Pack of 2) Price: $9.55

Who knew there were so many great accessories for your espresso preparation needs? These tools will help you kick it up a notch in your kitchen so you can begin preparing espresso that even outshines the very best baristas in your local coffee shops.