Even some of the best blender for frozen drinks can\u2019t quite effortlessly shave ice like the Margaritaville Frozen Concoction Maker can. The ice shaver in this margarita machine might not be as powerful as the one in Margaritaville Tahiti Frozen Concoction Maker, but it\u2019s still very good for the price.\r\n\r\nWhy We Like It - Margaritaville Frozen Concoction Maker\r\nThe Margaritaville Frozen Concoction Maker is an excellent margarita maker featuring their popular No-Brainer mixer and an ice reservoir. Almost nothing at this price can make restaurant quality Pina Coladas, daiquiris, and margaritas like this Margaritaville Bahamas Frozen Concoction Maker.\r\n\r\nPower\r\nThis margarita machine features 400 Watts of combined ice shaving and blending power. It is not as powerful as something like the Cleanblend Blender, and it costs more. So you might be thinking, why should you even consider picking it up? Well, because it comes with an excellent automatic pre-programmed mode for the perfect amount of blending and shaving cycle for providing restaurant quality frozen drinks at home.\r\nSpeed\r\nSpeed is the key when it comes to making frozen concoctions. Both the No-Brainer mixer and the blending jar have an auto mode and manual speed controls. And you can also manually control whether or not you want to shave ice or blend using the switch right on top of the control panel. If you need something with more automatic modes for different drinks, picking up the Ninja Smart Screen Blender (CT650) might be a better idea.\r\nDurability\r\nMost parts of the Margaritaville Frozen Concoction Maker (including the blending jar) are dishwasher safe. Other than the blades, most parts are made out of plastic, and it is durable plastic. The build quality isn\u2019t on the level of the Vitamix 7500 Professional Grade Blender, but it\u2019s still very good.\r\nVersatility & Attachments\r\nWe already talked about how it comes with Margaritaville\u2019s renowned No-Brainer mixer and how good it is for making frozen concoctions. And even the blending jar doubles as an easy pour jar. On top of that, you don\u2019t even have to remove the lid in order to serve the drink, as there is a very convenient quick hatch on top.\r\nValue\r\nThe value proposition of the Margaritaville Bahamas Frozen Concoction Maker really depends on how bad you want restaurant quality drinks at home. If you are skilled at making one, going for a cheap margarita maker makes a lot more sense.\r\nMargaritaville Frozen Concoction Maker Wrap Up\r\nOverall, the Margaritaville Frozen Concoction Maker is a pretty good margarita maker that features an ice reservoir and an automatic mode for beginners. If you have the money to spend, you won\u2019t regret your purchase.