“It's lightweight, truly portable, doesn't take up a ton of space on the counter, and looks nice,” our tester said of this ice maker. In terms of downsides, our reviewer noted, “The ice it makes isn't as thick as other models, and it has a tendency to melt faster while it sits in the basket, possibly because the machine isn't as well insulated.” The takeaway? “It's worth buying if you have a small space or an RV, or need to take the ice maker on trips,” she explained.


Shaved ice machines come in a variety of sizes and are ideal for parties and restaurants. Ice machines that can create shaved or crushed ice are great accessories to have in both your commercial and personal kitchens. The ice that this machine creates is soft, fluffy, and snowy. It is perfect for making snow cones and slushy drinks. Brands that sell shaved ice machines include the following:
That’s not all, though. The scratch-resistant surface makes it ideal for surviving 4 years of college, while the automatic defrost saves you hours of chipping away ice when you should be doing anything else. This does come in useful, as it sometimes struggles to maintain a steady temperature. If you’re a little too old for college, it’s also an excellent choice for a small office refrigerator to keep you cool and hydrated – along with the occasional Mad Men midday swig, but don’t tell anyone – all day long. Make sure you also check our guide to the best wine coolers for more great products like this.
This Danby Compact All Refrigerator is our second Danby pick for the list, but don’t think it’s any less effective than the first. The sleek black design makes it stand out by not standing out and means it can sit modestly in your room without tempting you too much. Again, there’s a CanStor beverage system for simple retrieval, and removable shelves to make the most of the space.
Really though, we’re here to hear about the interior. This mini fridge is both spacious and convenient, providing in-door storage to maximize the available space, while also giving you more uptight readers peace of mind through easy organization. You might be put off with its size, and yes, its still a small size fridge, but it’s not the size that counts, it’s what you do with it. If you are always on the go, make sure you also check our backpack coolers review.
Despite offering wall-socket power, it’s also massively portable and can stay running thanks to separate powerbanks thanks to USB port connectivity. This ensures low energy consumption and allows you to do your bit for the environment. It’s not super large, so don’t expect to cool a whole party’s worth of food and drink, but for quick, casual get-togethers wherever you like, there are few better products out there. Be sure to also check out our list of the best coolers for more great items like this.
Along with this, it’s large, but certainly not as large as it first appears – and we mean that in a positive way. It’ll still fit perfectly in your office, your bar, or even the family RV for a convenient and simple hydration station for you, family and friends. Furthermore, it boasts a vast interior space that you might struggle to fill. Nah, we know that’s not true, but never worry about wanting for fridge space ever again.
“It's lightweight, truly portable, doesn't take up a ton of space on the counter, and looks nice,” our tester said of this ice maker. In terms of downsides, our reviewer noted, “The ice it makes isn't as thick as other models, and it has a tendency to melt faster while it sits in the basket, possibly because the machine isn't as well insulated.” The takeaway? “It's worth buying if you have a small space or an RV, or need to take the ice maker on trips,” she explained.

The Magic Chef Mini All-Refrigerator provides exactly what you’d expect and All-Refrigerator to provide short of something miraculous. This stainless mini fridge is a smart, sleek and effective provides a reversible door with a flush back design for easy access and flexibility. Furthermore, the door is easy to clean and durable, so you might have found a fridge-for-life.
Surprisingly, the Cooluli Infinity 10-liter Compact Cooler/Warmer Mini Fridge is packed with many additional features. Suitable for an office or bedroom setting, this unit measures about 9.4 inches wide by 11.4 inches deep by 13.4 inches high. It also weighs about 7.9 pounds making it one of the lightest mini-refrigerators out there. A standout feature it possesses is the ability to switch internal temperature quite easily. With just the flip of a switch, this cooler becomes a warmer instantly. It also serves as a space to store quite a number of things.
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