Top 5 Best Commercial Slush Machines

First of all let’s start with a comparison of the most sold commercial slush machines. This are the commercial slush machines with a good rating and good reviews. When there are new ones on the market I will add them to the best commercial slush machine list.

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Or check out this list to read about the more sold commercial margarita machines below and compare summaries of user reports with the main pros and cons of those according to customers. You can see more features by clicking on it.

Commercial Slush Machine comparison table

Margarita Girl Full
Bunn-O-Matic ULTRA-2
Bravo Italia
Vevor
Happybuy
Margarita Girl Double-Bowl Full Size Margarita Slush Frozen Drink Machine
Bunn O Matic ULTRA-2 PAF Black and Stainless Gourmet Ice System with 2 Hopper - 120 Volt -- 1 each.
Brand : Bravo Italia , 1 Bowl Margarita Machine 1.3 gallon bowl , Slushie Maker , Margarita Maker , Frozen...
VEVOR 110V Slushy Machine 12L*3 Triple-Bowl Slush Frozen Drink Machine 900W Frozen Drink Maker Ice Slushies for...
Happybuy Slushy Machine 110V Margarita Maker Frozen Drink Machine Commercial Smoothie Maker Slushy Making Machine...
$1,699.00
$2,698.16
Price not available
from $1,199.99
$1,499.99
34 Reviews
4 Reviews
4 Reviews
2 Reviews
14 Reviews
Bowls
Bowls: 1 / 2
Bowls: 1 / 2
Bowls: 1 / 2
Bowls: 2 / 3
Bowls: 2 / 3
Capacity
Capacity: 3.17 gallon / bowl
Capacity: 3 gallon /bowl
Capacity: 1.3 gallon /bowl
Capacity: 3.2 gallon /bowl
Capacity: 3.17 gallon /bowl
Warranty
Warranty: 3 Years on compressor, 2 years on all other parts
Warranty: contact the seller
Warranty: 5 years on the compressor, 2 years on all other parts
Warranty: contact the seller
Warranty: contact the seller
Margarita Girl Full
Margarita Girl Double-Bowl Full Size Margarita Slush Frozen Drink Machine
$1,699.00
34 Reviews
Bowls
Bowls: 1 / 2
Capacity
Capacity: 3.17 gallon / bowl
Warranty
Warranty: 3 Years on compressor, 2 years on all other parts
Bunn-O-Matic ULTRA-2
Bunn O Matic ULTRA-2 PAF Black and Stainless Gourmet Ice System with 2 Hopper - 120 Volt -- 1 each.
$2,698.16
4 Reviews
Bowls
Bowls: 1 / 2
Capacity
Capacity: 3 gallon /bowl
Warranty
Warranty: contact the seller
Bravo Italia
Brand : Bravo Italia , 1 Bowl Margarita Machine 1.3 gallon bowl , Slushie Maker , Margarita Maker , Frozen...
Price not available
4 Reviews
Bowls
Bowls: 1 / 2
Capacity
Capacity: 1.3 gallon /bowl
Warranty
Warranty: 5 years on the compressor, 2 years on all other parts
Vevor
VEVOR 110V Slushy Machine 12L*3 Triple-Bowl Slush Frozen Drink Machine 900W Frozen Drink Maker Ice Slushies for...
from $1,199.99
2 Reviews
Bowls
Bowls: 2 / 3
Capacity
Capacity: 3.2 gallon /bowl
Warranty
Warranty: contact the seller
Happybuy
Happybuy Slushy Machine 110V Margarita Maker Frozen Drink Machine Commercial Smoothie Maker Slushy Making Machine...
$1,499.99
14 Reviews
Bowls
Bowls: 2 / 3
Capacity
Capacity: 3.17 gallon /bowl
Warranty
Warranty: contact the seller

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Commercial Slush Machine Reviews

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1. Margarita Girl Double-Bowl full size Slush Machine

Margarita Girl Double-Bowl Full Size Margarita Slush Frozen Drink Machine
34 Reviews
Margarita Girl Double-Bowl Full Size Margarita Slush Frozen Drink Machine
  • High-capacity machine makes 100 CUPS of slush from your favorite mix
  • Covered by a 2-year warranty on all parts, the longest in the industry
  • Durable construction with high-impact plastic and stainless steel panels

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This is the normal sized Margarita Girl for commercial usage. It has 2 bowls of 12 liter each. (about 100 cups in total.)
As the price is not that much more then the mini sized margarita girl I prefer this one to the mini margarita girl (see below).
Especially as it has 2 bowls of 12 liter compared to the 2 bowls of 6 liter of the mini.

Pros Margarita Girl full size: 

  • It has an eye catching lighted top, handy for attracting attention.
  • Easy to use and easy to clean.
  • Freezing the slush takes about 1 and a half hour, depending on the starting temperature off course.
  • Good customer service.

Cons Margarita Girl full size:

  • Connecting liquid holder and freezing part after cleaning needs a lot of force.
  • It is actually a quite heavy machine

2. BUNN Ultra-2 Gourmet

BUNN Ultra-2 Gourmet Ice Frozen Drink Machine w/ Black Decor
4 Reviews
BUNN Ultra-2 Gourmet Ice Frozen Drink Machine w/ Black Decor
  • BUNN Ultra-2 Gourmet Ice Frozen Drink Machine w/ Black Decor

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The Bunn ultra-2 (number 34000.0001 so not the bunn 34000) has a special design to speed up freeze times and minimize air mixing. It is simple to program with a touch pad display. This machine is also suitable for soda drinks

Pros of the bunn ultra-2:

  • The thickness of your slushie is digital adjustable per bowl. This comes in handy if you want two different drinks.
  • It freezes a bowl within the hour (even in 45 minutes)
  • The capacity is big enough with up to 50 times 8 ounces per bowl
  • Cleaning is relatively simple and does not take a whole lot of time.

Cons of the Bunn ultra-2: 

  • The Bunn does not have automatic refill options. You will have to make the mix manual and add it to the bowl.
  • The machine makes noise when it freezes for a couple of minutes and is quiet for a couple of minutes, then starting over again. You can speak over the noise but it is annoying when in the same room.
  • Heavy! It is heavy so if you plan on moving it a lot this is something to think about.

3. Margarita Girl Double-Bowl Mini Size Slush Machine

Margarita Girl Double-Bowl Mini Size Margarita Slush Frozen Drink Machine
45 Reviews
Margarita Girl Double-Bowl Mini Size Margarita Slush Frozen Drink Machine
  • High-capacity machine makes 50 CUPS of slush from your favorite beverage
  • Durable construction with high-impact plastic and stainless steel panels
  • 1/4 HP air-cooled compressor, consistency control, freeze-up protection

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Here is the Margarita Girl Double-Bowl Mini Size Slush Machine. And there is off course it’s little sister the Single-Bowl Mini Size Slush Machine. These two are often bought slush machines for commercial usage. I personally think that the single does not give a good enough choice for customers but perhaps in real small settings it will do. You can have a look at the Margaritaville Tahiti though. The dimensions of the Double-Bowl machine are 13.3 x 12.3 x 24 inch and the dimensions of the Single-Bowl are 10 x 12.3 x 20 inch. This machine has a total capacity of 12 liters (about 50 cups) divided over two 6-liter bowls.

Pros Margarita Girl Mini :

  • The margarita girl mini quickly freezes and it is easy to clean.

Cons Margarita Girl Mini :

  • This commercial slush maker has a quite powerful compressor but as a consequence it is also quite loud!

4. Margaritaville Tahiti Frozen Concoction Maker

Margaritaville Tahiti Frozen Concoction Maker, DM3000
1,049 Reviews
Margaritaville Tahiti Frozen Concoction Maker, DM3000
  • Three 24-ounce blending jars automatically creates of 72-ounce of frozen drink per cycle
  • Capability to create 6+ different drink types (margarita, daiquiri, colada, mudslide, mojito, smoothie)
  • Rotating ice chute creates spectacle appeal

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An other good option could be the Margaritaville Tahiti Frozen Concoction Maker. If you are hesitating if you need a full blown commercial slush machine this a good way to test it out. The quality is good enough for commercial usage and the quantity is not that low so for a small shop owner it will do. That combined with the cheap price compared to the other models makes this one a good choice. The dimensions of the DM3000 are 20.1 x 20 x 20.1 inch.

Pros Margaritaville Tahiti:

  • Serves 3 different type of drinks at the same time.
  • The price is very doable compared to the other slush machines.
  • Most parts are easily available.

Cons Margaritaville Tahiti:

  • Though it is a good quality this is not a commercial grade slush machine.
  • Capacity is low compared to the other real Commercial Slush Machines

5. Bravo Italia 2 Bowl Slush Machine

Brand : Bravo Italia , 2 Bowl Slush Machine 1.3 gallon each bowl ,Margarita Machine,Slushie Maker , Frozen...
  • Bring the Beach Party Home! You are the Bartender Making Everyone's Favorite Frozen Drinks!
  • 100 CUPS of Delicious Frozen Beverage .
  • COMMERCIAL GRADE MACHINE

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The Bravo Italia 2 Bowl Slush Machine is a smaller machine with it’s 2 x 1.3 Gallon bowls but there seem to be happy users. if you have a smaller shop this size will do. There are no reviews for the 2 bowl sized one but there are a few for the one bowl Bravo Italia, so check out the ratings there.

Pros Bravo Italia 2 Bowl:

Cons Bravo Italia 2 Bowl:

Choose the Best Commercial Slush Machine for your shop – buying guide

Introduction:

Slush machines in plain sight help to increase income. On hot summer days people love to see the cold drinks in the cans moving around, with nice drops of water to show of the coolness of the drinks. If you have a family and kids centered place the frozen smoothies and slushees are real attention drawing machines to most kids and with them their parents. If you run a business for a more adult public you can fill them with alcohol based slush and cocktails (commercial daiquiri machines) or with frozen coffee based mochas and cappuccinos. Most commercial grade slushy machines can be used for both, the more kid version or the adult version.

Types of commercial grade slush makers:

There are three types of commercial slushie makers, based on how you make the drinks. Pourover slushy makers, liquid auto fill slush machines and powdered auto fill slush machines.

Pourover slushy machine: With this machine type you will have to mix the drinks manually and then pour them in the machine.
Liquid auto fill slushy maker: With the liquid auto fill the drinks mix will be drawn from a supply out of a box.
Powdered auto fill slushie maker: The powdered auto fill uses a powder in the machine which it then mixes with water drawn from outside the machine. Every one has its own cons and pros.

Capacity of a commercial slush maker:

There are slushie makers with a single bowl, double bowls and triple bowls. Depending on how many slush you plan to serve and wether you want people to have a choice you can pick one. To make choosing simpler: if you use 12 oz servings 1 gallon will give you about 10 servings per hour.

Cleaning and maintenance of a commercial slush machine
As with all food and drink machines it is important to keep your equipment good. This means regularly cleaning to prevent bacteria from getting a grip on your machinery or bowls. Everyday a quick clean and once a week a thorough cleaning should do the trick. (unless you use diary products, then you will have to clean it every day) Daily cleaning is the faucet and drip tray. Deep cleaning means the moving parts and the tank.

Commercial slush machine supplies
This will in the end determine if our machine is profitable or not. It can be very rewarding. On average the costs differs depending on the mixes you use. Clearly coffee will be more expensive then lemonade. You can choose to buy syrups between jug mixes or bag in box mixes. The last is the cheapest if you sell a lot of slushes. Syrup costs will be around the 10-15 cents a cup and next to that you will need a cup or a glass and a straw.

Where to buy commercial slush machine on sale or deal

Commercial Slush Machine brands

Margarita Girl slush machines:

Margarita Girl Single-Bowl mini Size
Margarita Girl Double-Bowl Mini Size
Margarita Girl Single-Bowl Full Size
Margarita Girl Double-Bowl Full Size
Margarita Girl Commercial Margarita Slush Frozen Drink Machine

Omega slush machines:

Omega OSD30 Commercial 1/2-Horsepower Drink Dispenser with 3 3-Gallon Containers
Omega OFS30 Commercial 1/2-Horsepower 980-Watt Granita Machine with 3 3-Gallon Bowls

Bunn-O-Matic

Bravo Italia

Other slush machine brands for commercial usage:

Happybuy
Vevor
Wilbur Curtis CFB2 Frozen Beverage Machine for Slushies and Frozen Ice Drinks
Elmeco FCM-2 Millennium Granita Slush Machine
Hanheng Instrument Co. H&H AC Commercial Single Tank 15L slush machine
Gowe commercial slush machines Single cylinder with Compressor slush machine 15L

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