The 15 best ice makers of 2022

We’re not being facetious, but having to refill the plastic ice trays from dollar stores or forgetting to bring them to your freezer is as annoying as watching “F.R.I.E.N.D.S.” on Netflix.

Yes, it is still a very sensitive subject.

When it comes to ice-cold beverages, we’re here for you. You can get a great ice maker and machine at Amazon or Target, so you’ll always have fresh ice on hand to make refreshing drinks.

We have compiled a list of the top 15 best ice machines and makers for any budget, including portable, countertop and built-in.

1. Silonn Countertop Ice Maker, $90

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Amazon’s No. Silonn’s Countertop is Amazon’s No. 1 selling ice maker. It comes in white, red, and teal. The ice maker is self-cleaning and can make 26 pounds of ice in just 12 hours. It also comes with a scoop and a basket.

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2. Euhomy Countertop Ice Maker , $130

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Euhomy’s Countertop Ice Maker has a similar design and makes the refreshing, delicious, chewy ice cubes that we all love. The 26-pound capacity of the machine is also available in several colors. It’s easy to clean and low-noise.

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3. Frigidaire Compact Countertop Ice Maker , $90, original price: $130

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Frigidaire’s Compact Countertop Ice Maker will appeal to stainless-lovers. It’s comparable to other models for its 26-pound weight, but we love this one for the clear window that makes scooping easy.

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4. GE Profile Opal Countertop Nugget Ice Maker with Side Tank , $499, original price: $529

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The Profile Nugget Ice Maker from GE is the star of this show. This model comes with a side tank, and can make chewable ice cubes. It also has Bluetooth connectivity that allows you to set up when your ice should be crushed.

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5. AGLucky Countertop Ice Maker , $130, original price: $200

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AGLucky’s icemaker is simple to use and comes in a stunning red as well as traditional black and white. This on-sale model is equipped with a cooling system that ensures low noise. You can choose from two cube options.

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6. Frigidaire Countertop Chewy Chewable Nugget Ice Maker , $329, original price: $350

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The elegant Frigidaire Countertop Ice Maker, as its name implies, makes delicious chewy ice in just 15 minutes. The machine is portable and can produce up to 44 pounds of ice per day. It also has an automatic feature that allows water to return to the reservoir so it can make more.

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7. Euhomy Countertop Ice Maker Machine , $210

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The ice maker is reminiscent of a water cooler. The Euhomy Countertop Machine is a sturdy staple that can produce 24 ice cubes per hour (which takes 12 to 18 minutes), and dispensing up 3.2 liters water. This machine is your one-stop shop for refreshing drinks whenever you need it.

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8. Gevi Countertop Nugget Ice Maker , $500

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Gevi’s Countertop Nugget Ice Maker is similar to GE. It has a self-explanatory panel that allows you to choose how much ice to be crushed. This makes it easy to use, even though it’s a clunky design. The sleek, modern design also features a water reservoir to ensure you don’t run out of ice too quickly.

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9. EdgeStar 15″ Built-In Ice Maker , $1,019 to $1,269

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EdgeStar’s model has been voted the best appliance for integrated ice makers. Although it is expensive, the 15-inch storage makes it a worthy investment for your garage, basement, or backyard. It can make 25 pounds of ice per day and can store 20 pounds pre-crushed.

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10. Igloo Automatic Self-Cleaning Portable Electric Countertop Ice Maker , $130, original price: $150

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Igloo’s automatic self-cleaning ice maker is adorable! It’s portable and electric, making it ideal for warmer months. The machine also has a carry handle and a five-cycle cleaning function, making it one of our most versatile machines.

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11. Magic Chef Portable Countertop Ice Maker , $139, original price: $199

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Magic Chef’s Portable Countertop Ice Maker can be used at home and has a large capacity of 27 pounds. You can also get it in white or black, with an included scoop. It also has an exterior drain and a see-through window.

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12. Great Northern Commercial Shaved Ice Machine , $250

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Great Northern’s Commercial Shaved Ice Machine will bring back the retro vibe. This machine has the same look and function as your favorite popcorn maker. It features brass and stainless steel finishes. It can also shave six pounds of ice per minute (more than 350 lbs in an hour).

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13. NutriChef Ice Maker and Dispenser , $239 to $284

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NutriChef is the Nespresso ice maker and it’s well worth your counter’s space. This model is a great option for entertaining and parties. It can make up to 33 pounds of ice.

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14. GE Profile Opal Nugget Ice Maker with WiFi , $630

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The traditional GE Nugget was our favorite, but then we discovered GE’s new model with WiFi. It can be connected to SmartHQ to check the status of your device and to schedule fresh ice with Alexa or Google. It’s a perfect addition to your smart home with its LED screen and side water tank.

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15. Frigidaire Stainless Steel Ice Maker , $106, original price: $130

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Frigidaire’s Stainless Steel Ice Maker is the perfect match for your copper bars. It costs just $110 and features a digital control panel with LED lighting, two sizes of ice crushing, and an ice shovel.

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