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Best Ice Tongs

Welcome to a more civilized age. Or at least a time in your life when getting an iced beverage doesn't require you to struggle over breaking out stubborn ice cubes stuck in a plastic tray. Instead, reach for handy tongs to fill your glass with ice. Once you have a pair of ice tongs in your kitchen, you'll discover they can do so much more than grab ice. Help yourself to fruit, nuts, and charcuterie without getting your hands dirty, sticky, or salty. We have the best picks for ice tongs, including those that are perfect for everyday use, special occasions, and full sets that will grip food and ice with ease.

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Best for Every Kitchen

OXO Steel Ice Tongs, Stainless Steel, Silver/Black

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Soft Grips and Sharp Teeth

Stainless steel and dishwasher-safe eight-inch tongs with comfort grips and serrated teeth for grabbing ice securely.

What We Liked

You’ll be shocked at how often you’ll reach for these tongs during cooking, cocktail hour, and anytime you’re in the kitchen. They’re comfortable, easy to use, and easy to clean. Get them for ice and grab them anytime you need an extra utensil in the kitchen. Get them here. 

Best for Holidays

Jaf Gifts Elegance Silver Plated Ice Tongs

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Stylish, Timeless Design

Silver-plated, 7.2-inch tongs with an ornate rounded design that can grab ice with confidence without chipping or dinging glassware.

What We Liked

Don’t you love the little things that make a meal feel like a special occasion? These stylish ice tongs fit right in with the good silverware, delicate china, and all the little extra touches there’s no time for during the rest of the year. These tongs can make any meal or home happy hour feel like a special occasion. Buy them now. 

Best for Parties

HINMAY Gold Plated Mini Serving Tongs

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Serve with Style

Set of six mini-tongs with individual designs, all six inches long, stainless steel, and gold-plated.

What We Liked

When the tongs look this good, it won’t be a struggle to get party guests to use them instead of their bare hands when fishing out ice. The assortment of designs makes each pair of tongs in the set perfect for either ice, entrees, or desserts. Elevate parties with friends with these gold-plated tongs. Buy them here. 

Best for Potlucks

SOLEADER Ice Tongs

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Superior Quality and Durability

Four-pack of seven-inch, stainless-steel tongs with serrated ice-grips and ergonomic design, perfect for all kinds of food.

What We Liked

We can’t resist a simple, straightforward design that’s easy to clean and gets the job done. For barbeques, family reunions, or even just picnics, you can set a few of these ice tongs out for people to self-serve icy beverages without contaminating the whole bag of ice. Get them now.