Updated March 13, 2019 by Melissa Harr

The 10 Best Ice Crushers

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This wiki has been updated 13 times since it was first published in February of 2017. If you love to host parties, an ice crusher is a must-have that'll make your social gatherings more fun. They are designed to shave or smash cubes into a texture suitable for use in frozen drinks and snow cones. Our top picks include powerful, commercial-quality, electric models along with a few basic, manual options that should be fine for occasional use and don't cost much. When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to help fund the Wiki. Skip to the best ice crusher on Amazon.

10. Gourmia Shaver

9. Viski Professional Lewis Ice Bag

8. Yescom Sno-Cones

7. Westmark Germany Manual

6. Segawe Commercial

5. Arrow Home Products 60-Cube

4. Hawaiian Shaved Ice S900A

3. Great Northern Popcorn Company Ice Cub

2. Blendtec Designer Series WildSide+

1. Zeny Electric

Editor's Notes

March 12, 2019:

Although the Victorio Kitchen VKP1126 remains somewhat popular, we decided to remove it due to ongoing concerns about rust. Even with careful cleaning and drying, it simply does not hold up. We added the Gourmia Shaver, instead, which is a similar portable model that offers incredibly easy operation. We also selected two additional non-electric models: the Arrow Home Products 60-Cube trays and the Viski Professional Lewis Ice Bag. They're both fine for casual entertaining, but if you have a large get-together on your hands or want crushed ice every day, a more robust, higher capacity model might be better. That's why we selected the Blendtec Designer Series WildSide+ and the Zeny Electric, although technically the former is a blender. This will be a positive for many users, however, as a multi-function device means fewer items to store and clean. Plus, Blendtec blenders are known for their durability and hassle-free operation.


Melissa Harr
Last updated on March 13, 2019 by Melissa Harr

Melissa Harr is a language-obsessed writer from Chicagoland who holds both a bachelor of arts and master of arts in English. Although she began as a TEFL teacher, earning several teaching certificates and working in both Russia and Vietnam, she moved into freelance writing to satisfy her passion for the written word. She has published full-length courses and books in the realm of arts & crafts and DIY; in fact, most of her non-working time is spent knitting, cleaning, or committing acts of home improvement. Along with an extensive knowledge of tools, home goods, and crafts and organizational supplies, she has ample experience (okay, an obsession) with travel gear, luggage, and the electronics that make modern life more convenient.


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