Avantco SL309 9" Manual Gravity Feed Meat Slicer - 1/4 hp

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Item #: 177SL309

  • Razor sharp 9” stainless steel blade cuts slices up to 1/2” thick; rated for 2 hours of use daily
  • Easy to use built-in sharpener ensures your blade stays like new
  • Adjustable thickness knob allows for precise slicing down to 1/16”
  • High quality aluminum construction with a 7” x 8” product tray
  • Manual feed carriage glides smoothly for easy operation and is removable for cleaning

The Avantco SL309 9" manual gravity feed slicer features a compact design that's ideal for small operations where space is at a premium! It's great for slicing vegetables and processed meat, making it a good fit for small delis, coffee shops, sub shops, and small restaurants.

This 9" slicer is constructed of top quality aluminum for durability and ease of cleaning, and features a built-in sharpening assembly. The slicer's blade is constructed of stainless steel and is belt-driven by a 1/4 hp motor. It has a fixed ring guard for safety, and the meat carriage is removable for easy cleanup. The cut thickness is easily adjustable from 1/16" to 1/2".

This 9" Avantco slicer is rated for 2 hours of use daily, and it is excellent for low-volume applications of less than 1 hour of slicing per day. It is not suitable for continuous, heavy use, or for slicing cheese and raw / frozen meat.

Overall Dimensions:
Width: 16"
Depth: 18"
Height: 15"
Maximum Product Size: 7 1/2" x 5"

Customer Reviews

It does a great job at cutting meat. We have used it to cut ham and meats. We have not been disappointed so far. Great addition to our home.

Yadira Hernandez Cisneros from
Posted on 9/6/2020 12:00:00 AM

this 12 inch slicer is very easy to use and operate. The shipment came in very quickly and with no damages. I would recommend this slicer to everyone

Kim Williams from Kendall's Bagel & More...
Posted on 9/6/2016 12:00:00 AM

what a great little slicer. works very well and as with every slicer I have seen it cleans well. sharp blade that seems to stay sharp for a good amount of time. overall a great product.

Randall Harrison from Randys Family Restaurant
Posted on 9/4/2014 12:00:00 AM

Great meat slicer. I have had mine for a few years with no problems. I would recommend it to any one in a restaurant. Cleans up fairly easy as well.

Carlene Galbreath from Galbreaths Country Buffet
Posted on 9/30/2019 12:00:00 AM

For the price this slicer is not a bad deal. If you are looking for a high quality slicer-this is really no it. There is not a lot of safety feature with this slicer as with some of the higher quality ones. For minimal amount of slicing and a low cost option-this is the best product out there.

Charles Currao from Discovery Village At Naples
Posted on 9/29/2017 12:00:00 AM

I'm having a bit of trouble with this meat slicer. I have another one, a different brand, and this one seems to "splash up" when slicing certain things so we rest a towel on top of it. Otherwise, it works really well and for the price, it can't be beat!

Catherine from
Posted on 9/27/2016 12:00:00 AM

This slicer Avantco SL 312 12” manual is very good deal , fast delivery and soo easy the assembly, every part is good and easy to use . I think is the best for the price and I compared a lot of slicer before buy it.

Grelma Investments from Grelma Bakery
Posted on 9/22/2020 12:00:00 AM

This is a great value! definitely worth the price and will surely pay for itself if you are working in a small deli or marketplace!

Michael Stone from
Posted on 9/22/2012 12:00:00 AM

this slicer is the perfect size and very effective when you have a small kitchen it is also light weight to carry put away anywhere

Lorraine Simmons from
Posted on 9/22/2012 12:00:00 AM

We have been using this slicer for the past few months and we love it. it makes clean thin cuts and the built in sharpener keeps the blade nice and sharp. motor runs nice and quit. great product.

Ryan Sager from Smokey Oak Bbq
Posted on 9/16/2019 12:00:00 AM

Very nice product. i recommend it. It handles well heavy duty tasks, easy to handle and the size is good. Easy to clean as well

Fabio Perricelli from
Posted on 9/11/2018 12:00:00 AM

Avantco SL310 10" Manual Gravity Feed Meat Slicer - 1/4 hp #177SL310 Ok I owned many meat slicers and this may not be the best but it was not my worse I really like this one it runs smooths and cuts thin it also gets chips caught in narrow spaces in the machine and toss pieces across the room lol it is a good low cost meat slicer worth the value

Juanell Primus from Powerquee Media
Posted on 9/10/2016 12:00:00 AM

The slicer has been a great addition to the kitchen. It works well and it is as described. It slices effectively and provides a consistent product.

Facilities Union Kitchen from
Posted on 9/10/2013 12:00:00 AM

This is the best slicer for the money, great service from WEBstaurant Store, I have been in restaurant business for many years and say the ease of cleaning and use for the price can not be matched,

Andrew Shaffer from
Posted on 9/10/2013 12:00:00 AM

Great slicer. We have been using it for daily deli. Works great and no issues. We aren't high volume with the deli meats, but do cut with it each day without any issues.

Perry Freeman from Charleston Sports Pub
Posted on 8/7/2016 12:00:00 AM

Great value for this slicer. I have saved so much money buying whole meats and slicing it myself. It cleans great. It sharpens nicely and has great safety features.

Reva Sullivan from Brewed Awakenings
Posted on 8/27/2013 12:00:00 AM

This slicer is great for the amount of slicing we do and it runs well....but why am I getting discoloration on products like ham? The ham slices have black marks on them. Is this oxidation and how can I fix it?

Nancy Clark/Kitchen from Nancy Clark/Kitchen
Posted on 8/25/2022 12:00:00 AM

So far so good. This slicer seems to work as well as the Hobart I've used in the past. It is manual, but if you are slicing most meats, especially delicate meats like roast beef, you need to be at the slicer anyway. It simply removes that temptation to set it on auto. I have a couple complaints, it could be easier to clean, but none the less, the slider comes off and the blade cover does too, so the only difficult place to clean is right behind the blade. We'll see how long it lasts. I'm sure it won't be as long as a hobart, but for this price point, it can't really be beat.

Kenneth Ames from
Posted on 8/24/2017 12:00:00 AM

We purchased this slicer but had a problem with the blade. Webstaurant worked extremely well with us to replace the slicer. It is excellent for our cafeteria and we are pleased with how it slices. Care must be exercised in cleaning, but it works well.

Patsy Maddoux from First Assembly Of God
Posted on 8/18/2013 12:00:00 AM

Very light weight for easy portability in the kitchen. Only small pieces of meat can be used at a time with such a small area for cutting. Great for slicing produce like tomatoes or pickles. Cleaning is a chore and difficult to get into the nooks and crannies. Blade arm moves well, but you need to anchor the slicer or it will move with you.

Mike Lewis from Ana's Cafe LLC
Posted on 8/17/2016 12:00:00 AM

decent unit for small operations or mobile food vendors. Bought this 2 years ago and still works good for my needs with no real issues. Some areas are hard to clean but overall straight-forward product.

James Ferrare from Spudz LLC
Posted on 8/15/2017 12:00:00 AM

The slicer is excellent for small operations such as a food truck. my only complaint is the cleaning process. The unit does not tear down very easily to clean. That's ok though, the small foot print of the machine makes up for the added cleaning.

Troy Shaw from Down Home Eats, LLC.
Posted on 8/13/2015 12:00:00 AM

This meat slicer is sturdy, compact and easy to use. Provides different levels of thicknesses for slicing. Is fairly quiet when running and cord provides sufficient length. Clean up is easy.

Jennifer Bourg from
Posted on 8/11/2015 12:00:00 AM

Solid slicer. For an economy item. Not heavy duty but we don't need a ton of work. Mostly prepping chips and cured meats. Easy to clean, Dummy proof

Carrie Beagle from West Edge Restaurant & Lounge
Posted on 8/10/2015 12:00:00 AM

I've had this slicer for a few months now. and have used it several times. Whole top rounds, whole hams, turkey, vegges. I am really happy with this slicer.

Rick Headrick from
Posted on 8/10/2012 12:00:00 AM

You really do get what you pay for. One of the main drawbacks of this machine is that it is really difficult to clean due to the construction.

Mike Ding from Mori
Posted on 8/1/2018 12:00:00 AM

Honest review for the price it's amazing as something to start off with the blade can be better but all in all it comes back to the price

Diea Ahmad from
Posted on 7/6/2015 12:00:00 AM

I love this machine . It is small and practice. Easy to use and great quality. I recommend you this producto because it's price is lower than many others.

Liliana Valencia from Taco Guacamole
Posted on 7/5/2020 12:00:00 AM

Decent slicer, great price. Certainly not a top end slicer but gets the job done at a very affordable price (about 1/3 the price of a high end unit). If it had a catcher on the back side, it would be much more user friendly.

Todd Laabs from South Shore Inn
Posted on 7/5/2012 12:00:00 AM

The Avantco slicer has a lot of power for a small slicer. Great for small commercial kitchens and restaurants. Highly recommended!! Great for moderate use

John Saporito from
Posted on 7/4/2020 12:00:00 AM

This slicer is powerful enough for my needs and small enough to move around by myself. Not the strongest motor but perfect for my needs. Sharpens easy and it is fairly easy to clean.

Dean Warren from Nadeev Beyer PHMB
Posted on 7/4/2020 12:00:00 AM

This is a nice Slicer, it last 2 years and 8 months the motor went out.. Dad's is open from 7 am to 10 pm. 7 days a week. We just got the next model up with the 1/2 HP motor. Hope to get 5 years or more out of this one.

Charles Le Normand from Dad's Bar & Grill Restaurant In Empire La.
Posted on 7/31/2017 12:00:00 AM

I use this great machine to slice my beef. It has thickness setting that allows you to choose the right size for your meat. I use the spray to wash the machine so its relatively easy to clean

Shishun Chen from Organic Fusion Teahouse
Posted on 7/30/2017 12:00:00 AM

This slicer was way better then expected, I bought it 4 years ago and its still going strong. Works great for my pizzeria cutting various cold cuts. Lowpriced but very good slicer.

Anthony Scotto from Bacio Pizza
Posted on 7/26/2017 12:00:00 AM

Item was shipped and delivered quickly. Slicer works well for the size of cafe we run. The clean up process is a bit tedious though.

Marc D Holloway Sr. from Cafe 111
Posted on 7/26/2016 12:00:00 AM

As a "semi-pro" BBQ cook, I wore out several home model slicers over the years. Finally bit the bullet and wish I would have done this years ago. Powerful, sharp, and does deli thin slices with ease. Easy to clean, at least in the world of slicers. Great Product!

Timothy Cochran from
Posted on 7/25/2013 12:00:00 AM

The finding of this slicer was easy due to the information posted. Great slicer, Quality as expected, right size for the job. The price, shipping and attention is first class.

Juan Bailey from The Boardwalk
Posted on 7/24/2013 12:00:00 AM

I purchased this for home use only. It is fairly light and performs well, very easy to clean. Working in kitchens all my life I always want to get the biggest and best but this satisfy's all my needs.

Wesley Keller from
Posted on 7/21/2020 12:00:00 AM

Does what I need, great value!Very happy shipped quickly, would order again, Very easy to order on line will recommend to friends and assoc. Thanks

Mark Harding Sr. from The Moose Pit BBQ
Posted on 7/20/2011 12:00:00 AM

Great item! I shopped around thinking that the price of slicers resulted in their quality and I was wrong. This slicer holds up to daily use at two different restaurants and has never had an issue.

Chris Evans from The Grumpy Monk
Posted on 7/2/2017 12:00:00 AM

Perfect size for my restaurant. This product does exactly what is promised and never let me down. Lookng forward to using it more throughout the years.

Louaai Tomalieh from Kal'z Gyros
Posted on 7/19/2018 12:00:00 AM

Very happy with this purchase! Would definitely recommend. We are a small hobby farm that raises/process our own food and this worked like a charm for slicing bacon! The machine runs quiet and smooth. Make sure to buy the cleaning kit that is recommended. We did and do not regret it. Some reviews complained about the clean up process but we had not trouble at all. Definitely glad we spent the extra money for this unit.

Tom Schmitz from Hidden Acres
Posted on 7/15/2019 12:00:00 AM

We are very happy with this deli slicer. It replaced a residential one. Our only complaint is that even though it has a 10 inch blade, the stand to hold the food feeds into the blade in the middle of the blade instead of closer to the bottom. Poor design in my opinion, but still works great

Jeffrey Naiman from Camp Chaverim
Posted on 7/11/2019 12:00:00 AM

Great low priced meat slicer. The price is right, but my only concern is difficulty cleaning the equipment components. Other meat slicers are designed to be easily cleaned and this one is a chore.

Dru Dixon from
Posted on 7/11/2016 12:00:00 AM

I cannot believe the value of this slicer! It cuts meats easily, easy to clean and works perfectly in our small kitchen space. Highly recommended!

Christina Laparr from
Posted on 7/1/2016 12:00:00 AM

Very happy with my new meat slicer. Definitely recommended

Bella Company from
Posted on 6/8/2024 12:00:00 AM

Very nice compact slicer to get the job done for what we use it for. Cleanin could be a bit easier but overall great product.

Aaron Tierson from Four Mile Brewing
Posted on 6/8/2017 12:00:00 AM

For the number of times that we use this slicer (which is about medium duty), it met our expectation for the price. It works great and is easy to clean. I would not recommend it for a business that needs a heavy duty slicer.

Joseph Mezza from Buon Amici Winery
Posted on 6/6/2017 12:00:00 AM

This slicer is amazing. Its super quite and works really well Its like a ninja slicing meat.. The best decision we have made by far.. We love this thing.. Will recommend to everyone

Shannon Crews from Saucys Pizzeria
Posted on 6/6/2014 12:00:00 AM

Works perfect for our daily use of slicing prime and other lunch meats as well as onions. Simple machine, easy to clean. And very affordable. The size is perfect, doesn’t take up too much counter space. Just wish the slicing options went a little higher for thickness, but hasn’t been a real big issue.

Tyler Smith from The Junction
Posted on 6/5/2019 12:00:00 AM

good slicer , it does the job, little hard to clean it but I it does the work, easy to move it around and a good price

Panadria Emanuel Bakery from Panaderia Emanuel
Posted on 6/3/2016 12:00:00 AM

Perfect and doesn't take up alot of space. Slices meats (ham, pastrami, chicken and turkey breast) quickly and is still going strong after having for over a year plus.

Michael Grant from Manor Bagels Cafe
Posted on 6/28/2019 12:00:00 AM

This is one great machine right here! Cleans and works amazing! Cuts to any thickness you want, from lunch-meats to steaks to pretty much anything you want!

Randy Doughty from Tightline Connection
Posted on 6/28/2016 12:00:00 AM

This slicer is a great tool. The price point is perfect for a home cook or kitchen that does not slice a lot of meat.

JUDY PURCELL from H&H CITY PIZZA
Posted on 6/25/2016 12:00:00 AM

We are very popular with our lunch time deli meats. This slicer is very nice and slices a lot of product in a no time.

Eric Knoll from
Posted on 6/24/2013 12:00:00 AM

This slicer works great, and is the perfect size for a smaller operation. The blades come apart to make cleaning easier, but there are some nooks and crannies that can be a little difficult to clean.

Corey Celmer from The French Press Coffee Co.
Posted on 6/22/2017 12:00:00 AM

Man! What a valuable piece of equipment. We don't have the highest volume of deli meat to slice, but for the price of this slicer we are so happy with our purchase! The price simply cannot be beat.

Alexander Hall from Paisley Cafe
Posted on 6/19/2017 12:00:00 AM

This slicer is not too big so its not as heavy and can be carried by one person. Very easy too use, easy to sanitize and clean. Good for small restaurants but not recommended for big locations.

Efrain Martinez from Eskwilax Llc
Posted on 6/13/2016 12:00:00 AM

Was uncertain before buying this product because always hesitant to buy a product that is expensive but so happy we went with this brand! slices the meat really well and is easy to clean.

Dovid Hershkowitz from Boeuf & Bun Corp.
Posted on 6/10/2018 12:00:00 AM

Delia Pido from
Posted on 6/1/2023 12:00:00 AM

Great meat slicer for a great price. Who says that deli slicers have to cost thousands of dollars? This does the job and does it well!

Andrew Hetzler from Das Biergarten
Posted on 6/1/2015 12:00:00 AM

Not all that great, We doon't really use our slicer a lot so when my old Hobart broke after a liftime of use , we went with this one ... It does slice ok after getting some use to it, but it is a pain to clean. We spend more time taking it appart for cleaning than we do use it. Super flomsy feel to it too, but that is to be expected from that brand since all they make is "disposable".

Tara Ostrum-Berrou from
Posted on 5/8/2021 12:00:00 AM

This is serving its purpose in my small cafe, it replaced a more expensive machine, but we use it mostly for veggies , fresh beef roasts and not more than an hour a day..if you need a light duty slicer this is fine

Donna Hughes from
Posted on 5/5/2016 12:00:00 AM

I would highly recommend this Meat Slicer. It is made of heavy duty rust proof material. It is very easy to use, and most importantly, it is commercial grade.

Jereme Sanchez from
Posted on 5/31/2020 12:00:00 AM

this slicer is definitely a great deal for what you pay. the blades are super sharp (and can be sharpened on the slicer) and it doesn't take up a large footprint. it slices everything as thin or thick as i need and is pretty easy to disassemble and clean.

Elliot A Hammond from Whole Health Dentistry
Posted on 5/30/2019 12:00:00 AM

The job that this does is amazing. For that portion, I give it 5 stars. But, the black plastic "pusher handle" is POORLY AND CHEAPLY manufactured. If you screw it tight on the slider tray, the little plastic threads inside the handle strip right off and the handle won't stay on. The black plastic handle screws on to a metal screw...so, plastic screwing on to metal wasn't the most brilliant design. The Webstaurant Store wanted to ship me a new plastic handle... Geez, the thing only weighs a few ounces. The shipping charges are a major rip-off. Instead, I took the old handle, along with the tray framework that the handle screws on to, down to a local metal fabrication shop. This will now last a lifetime, I got stainless steel.

Scott W Smith from
Posted on 5/3/2019 12:00:00 AM

We spent a lot of time finding a meat slicer within our budget and we are so happy we got this one, easy to clean, great thin slicing, very please with this machine,

Ioana Hercberg from
Posted on 5/26/2019 12:00:00 AM

After searching and searching on different websites. We were happy to find exactly what we were looking for. And it's brand-new and a wonderful price point. This meat slicer will serve our diner for a long time

Russell Hudson from Lake Street Diner
Posted on 5/22/2017 12:00:00 AM

We bought this as a second slicer to use exclusively on vegan products. It is very small, and I would worry if we needed to use it a ton, but it is perfect for our needs. It is not hard to clean, and it doesn't take up too much counter space.

Leila Wolfrum from Durham Co-Op Market
Posted on 5/2/2017 12:00:00 AM

Well worth the money. I have waited before writing this review and after owning the slicer for 4 years next month I feel I can give a pretty accurate review. I use this about every 6 weeks to slice roughly 100 pounds of partially frozen beef and pork, whole ribeye roasts and pork loins, so it gets a workout. Have never had one problem with it and slices great. I have sliced from almost see thru thin to 1/2" thickness. Very consistent, but keep in mind that the thickness will appear different between thawed meat and frozen. Cleaning, yes, it does take a bit of work to give it a good detailed cleaning. If you use the right tools and don't over torque the screws when putting it back together, you will never have a problem. I take the bottom tray off (5 screws) and then you can the the 2 shroud nuts off which makes cleaning so much easier. Blade screws should be Swedish torque (nicensnug), not German torque (goodntight). Well worth the 20 minute clean.

Richard D Mccrary from
Posted on 5/19/2022 12:00:00 AM

Quality product at a real good price. Slices what we need to be sliced. Easy to clean. Also got the cleaning kit to keep it working right.

Shane Leupold from
Posted on 5/18/2015 12:00:00 AM

This is Very easy to use! This is a Great deal for the price! We use it daily works very efficiently for our small business!

Kate Mckee from Village Cafe Of Hampton Cove LLC
Posted on 5/18/2014 12:00:00 AM

Son Ngo from
Posted on 5/16/2024 12:00:00 AM

Been using this machine for over a year and it still works just fine! It does not work if you want super super thin cuts almost paper like! But it works fine for regular ham.

Hector Zavala from Main Street Deli
Posted on 5/16/2020 12:00:00 AM

"Affordable" gravity slicers are like GREAT home-made fruit cake. Yeah, it probably exists, but darn if after 30 years of Christmas gifts I have yet to try it. Well not anymore! We bought this as a stop-gap measure until we had the capital to get a more high end model. However, this little machine works perfectly! Our prep team said not to bother, this has smooth, consistent action; the handle does tremendous keep corned beef under control; and cleanup is a breeze. Best value slicer I've ever used.

Steve Nutter from Irish Bred Pub
Posted on 5/16/2016 12:00:00 AM

What a great manual feed meat slicer! Great for small restaurants that want to prepare their own lunch meat! Good for slicing vegetables as well as some fruits!!!

Eric KNOLL from
Posted on 5/10/2012 12:00:00 AM

We needed a smaller meat slicer for our small golf course kitchen and westaurant had the perfect one. I have been using it for a few weeks now and love it. I read reviews about how hard it was to clean, but i didn't mind the clean up.

Chris Ireland from Breton Bay Recreation, Inc
Posted on 5/1/2017 12:00:00 AM

Great slicer, easy to use. I have never ever used a sliced. Frankly I was very scared i cutting my finger off. But this slicer is great for beginners. Its simple to use, very safe and easy to clean. I havent lost a finger or hand yet!

Vicki from Fergy's
Posted on 4/9/2020 12:00:00 AM

This item works perfectly in our kitchen. It is the perfect size and does everything we need it to do in our busy diner. Very happy with it.

A Fucito from Cruisin' Diner
Posted on 4/9/2013 12:00:00 AM

After using hobart and globe brand slicers in the past, this machine handles any job just as good as the other brands. I will be the same one in the future!

Jeff Phillips from
Posted on 4/8/2019 12:00:00 AM

This is a good slicer for the price. We have used it for almost 4 years now and it is still slicing!! Very good product

Vicky Young from Badbob's BBQ
Posted on 4/6/2018 12:00:00 AM

I have just used this slicer myself, and I was very surprised how smooth and easy it cuts. Also my employees are liking it too

Steven Riccardi from Steven Riccardi Enterprises
Posted on 4/5/2011 12:00:00 AM

This is a great little meat slicer. Small enough to move around as we only it a few times a month. Easy to clean and operate. It has more then paid for it self.

Dan Curnes from Cafe Dj
Posted on 4/30/2014 12:00:00 AM

This item arrived sooner than expected which made it even better. The blade is rather difficult to remove for cleaning. You have to take you time removing it and be extremely careful not to cut yourself because of the housing around it. I mean extremely careful. Overall, this is a handsome, well built slicer and exactly what I have been looking for.

Melvin Tyler Jr from MM&M CATERING
Posted on 4/29/2016 12:00:00 AM

This slicer is light weight and easy to go from place to place. Perfect addition for off site events. Easy to clean and store. Worth the money.

Janice Witcher from Epting Events
Posted on 4/26/2017 12:00:00 AM

This is one of my favorite Webstaurantstore purchases. This slicer is very sharp, and a fairly powerful motor. I use this often for basic prep and serving uses. It does a great job with roast beef and turkey and other soft meats, but can trouble getting through aged salumi. Its impossible to get a thin slice of prosciutto or capicola, both are dense cold cuts. Also, at 10" it wont fit a whole top round, but when we have large items, we just usually split them in half and they slice perfectly. Thoroughly cleaning this machine is not for the faint of heart. It doesnt break down completely and getting into the little nooks and crannies takes work. It is a significant trade off, but at this price and value, its one we are comfortable with.

John Carboni from
Posted on 4/24/2020 12:00:00 AM

Very nice meat slicer for a medium sized restaurant. We went from a 12" slicer to this 10" slicer and it has been a positive change which saved us a lot of money in the cost of a slicer.

Bill Lanham from
Posted on 4/21/2017 12:00:00 AM

This deli slicer is awesome for the price! We looked at several used for much more but really wanted a new clean one that had not been used but didn't think we could afford it, until we found this one!

Michael Denunzio from Fine Folk Pizza
Posted on 4/21/2016 12:00:00 AM

I am very impressed with this slicer. It is light weight yet tough - I have sliced cooked meat, cold-cuts (pepperoni and salami) and vegetables (tomatoes, onions).

Tom Morris from TR Club Northern
Posted on 4/2/2018 12:00:00 AM

Very nice, small and compact slicer. We will be using this to slice charcuterie, and I feel that it will hold up well in our small restaurant. The only negative comment is that cleaning it can be a bit difficult as there is a protective guard around the blade that catches debris easily.

Sara Lukasiewicz from The Amsterdam
Posted on 4/17/2017 12:00:00 AM

the cost was very affordable and worked as if it was very expensive.. the quality is very sturdy. I'm really glad that I decided to purchase this slicer

Nicole Nixon from Nikki's Take Out And Catering Service
Posted on 4/17/2016 12:00:00 AM

We've head this slicer for about 6 months now. It works well for the amount of items we slice on it and is very smooth. Good slicer for medium usage.

Marion Burke from
Posted on 4/14/2019 12:00:00 AM

Great for the price, been using for 2 years and its still holding strong! Would buy again if we were in need of another slicer

Kali Gajewski from
Posted on 4/12/2020 12:00:00 AM

This is a fabulous product! Easy to use. Easy to clean!! We purchased the 10 inch size and are extremely satisfied. From ham capoy to roast beef it fits our needs!!

Maryann Pietromonaco from Venice@Twentytwo
Posted on 4/11/2017 12:00:00 AM

Great value for the price. This slicer handles all of our meat needs, plus cuts thin for great deli sandis and has handled everything we have thrown at it.

Jake Bonham from Salem Ale Works
Posted on 4/10/2019 12:00:00 AM

Really great meat slicer if you're establishment that isn't a super high volume when it comes to sliced meats. The blade comes razor sharp and is very easy to clean.

Adam Shoemaker from
Posted on 4/1/2019 12:00:00 AM

Fine piece of equipment here, we use it for a bunch of different items, never has failed us. Easy to clean and by far my favorite slicer made! Great buy!

Kyle Feggins from Just Salad
Posted on 4/1/2018 12:00:00 AM

It is a pretty basic slicer. It is much smaller than a typical slicer, so I would only recommend it for someone who needed to use it very infrequently. You can barely fit a turkey roll on the slicer. Other than its size it is a decent slicer. I give it only 3 stars as I think most commercial businesses would need a larger slicer. It is a bit impractical.

Steven Swallow from Utah Celebrations Catering
Posted on 3/29/2018 12:00:00 AM

This meat slicer is solidly built. We are happy with the quality. We use it weekly and it has served us well, cutting our meat with precision.

Eric Hawronsky from B.C. Bagels
Posted on 3/26/2014 12:00:00 AM

I have several of these slicers. They work really well. Only downfall is that they are hard to get completely cleaned.

Jose Dionicio from Jojos Diner
Posted on 3/25/2023 12:00:00 AM

Purchased this for my new deli and love it, so easy to use and clean. Would totally recommend this product, can not beat the price and quality.

Darlene Letendre from Triangle Store & Deli
Posted on 3/20/2017 12:00:00 AM

Great slicer, it is small and works well, also comes with a sharpener. We use this all the time and it has been a great little slicer

Alexander Kotlarov from Forno Rosso
Posted on 3/19/2019 12:00:00 AM

My previous slicer broke down so I needed another quickly but at a price in the budget. For the amount of slicing we do, this a great deal. It even sliced firm roast beef without a problem.

Amy Vincent from ACES Cake Shop And Baker's Supply
Posted on 3/19/2012 12:00:00 AM

This is a great light duty meat slicer. Perfect for small operations like a diner or a mom and pop store. Heck, if you have a big family, why not get one for home use!

Tom Mellette from
Posted on 3/19/2012 12:00:00 AM

Great Value Commercial Slicer! Very sharp, light, easy to operate and clean. Perfect size for the unit of this kind. Very pappy and highly recomended....

Olga Potap from
Posted on 3/19/2012 12:00:00 AM

This meat slicer works great. It is very easy to clean and it fits perfectly in our small kitchen. It is even sharp enough to slice bread if we need it.

Craig Weicker from Bailey Hill Ventures LLC
Posted on 3/18/2019 12:00:00 AM

After burning out a few cheap slicers this one has held up and worth the price. We make our seitan in house so we do not use meat on it but the seitan is firmer then meat and it makes the most beautiful slices. Easy to take a part and clean.

Suzana Silvestre from Sweet Ludres LLC
Posted on 3/17/2019 12:00:00 AM

Nice, durable and compact, this meat slicer works like a charm. The blade is so thin and very sharp that I nicked myself pretty bad on the fourth usage. A nice clean cut. Overall, a good equipment.

Alexandre Brau from
Posted on 3/13/2019 12:00:00 AM

This Avantco meat slicer is just what I needed for slicing ham, roast beef, and bacon. I had to cut the pork belly in half in order to slice it, but clients didn't mind it one bit. Sliced the roast beef and ham really well. I like that adjusting the thickness is easy. Taking it apart for cleaning was a little difficult. All in all, a great little slicer that suits my needs just fine.

Brittany Anderson from Sugar Hill Farmstead
Posted on 3/11/2020 12:00:00 AM

Overall, this is a good slicer. However, the backing plate got bent and we were told by the company that we must have dropped it. We literally haven't moved it since we've bought it. Kind of lame. This isn't webstaurant.com's fault of course. The knob's handle is made of plastic and will break if tightened really well.

Aaron Calles from Plan 9 Alehouse
Posted on 3/10/2016 12:00:00 AM

We process a whole hog every year. Slicing bacon and ham was a nightmare to do by hand. We purchased this slicer mainly for the reasonable price, locally other 12" slicers were 3X the price. We were very happy to find quality like you see in the deli. This is able to slice super thin if wanted, and can slice as fast as you can run it. We processed 8 Lbs of bacon & ham in less than 2 hours, including vacuum sealing. It also comes with a detachable blade sharpener which is awesome. I highly recommend this slicer.

Juston Hrubes from
Posted on 2/6/2023 12:00:00 AM

This meat slicer from Avantco has really helped us save money. We are able to buy large quantities of meat and slice it ourselves for our crepes. It is smooth and easy to use. Would recommend buying!

Lydia Byers from
Posted on 2/6/2019 12:00:00 AM

This is a great meat slicer in my small restaurant, i use 3 times a week and it makes quick work out of slicing. It has nice adjustment as i like to shave my meat super thin, and it does that well. It does make a mess with some meats sometimes, as it will shoot small pieces all over. I now just put a large cutting board behind it and it catches everything. This was a very affordable slicer that does a nice job. I would say this is probably not for heavy daily use though.

LISA ROADS from Lisa's Lunchbox
Posted on 2/4/2013 12:00:00 AM

After a recommendation from a friend, I decided to have a look at the Avantco SL310 slicer to replace a cheap slicer for my home kitchen use where I slice meat 2 or 3 times a week. I wanted something durable that could slice deli thin slices or thicker as needed and something that would last me for a LONG time. I decided to give the Avantco a try and I'm glad I did. After using this slicer for several months I am convinced that it will last me for a LONG time and I am quite satisfied with it. It's durable and easy to use. In my opinion this slicer is rather easy to clean. There are two twist off knobs require to remove the slider and the blade face plate and then three phillips head screws to remove the blade. I can have it broken down in about 3 minutes or less. It takes me 5 to 8 minutes to wipe it down and remove any debris and then sanitize the parts and another two or 3 minutes to put it back together. To me, thats about as easy as it gets for cleaning something like this. I clean it completely after every use and have no issues with the time or difficulty of that process. I highly recommend this slicer!

John Setzler from
Posted on 2/28/2016 12:00:00 AM

Avantco SL312 12" Manual Gravity Feed Meat Slicer - 1/3 hp is very good product. Brand is very good. webstaurant store cutomer service is very good.

Muhammed Yildiz from Low Price Supply Inc
Posted on 2/24/2020 12:00:00 AM

This slicer is used every day, not the biggest blade at 9" but perfect for my needs. Great safety features and vey quiet to operate, Slices everything I need without any problems.

Patrick Burns from Patz Deli
Posted on 2/22/2020 12:00:00 AM

What a beast! This does the job . The product is sturdy and is professionally built. We will be ordering more as our business expands. Top Quality

Herman Holly from In-Stock Supply Inc
Posted on 2/22/2018 12:00:00 AM

Not a bad deal. It is a bit tedious to clean but it gets the job done as a low usage machine. We don't cut that much meat and it easily handles that.

Scott Sims from Between The Bun
Posted on 2/21/2017 12:00:00 AM

This Slicer is okay. It's not for heavy everyday use but can get the job done and as most have said it is difficult to clean.

Mary Macy from
Posted on 2/20/2017 12:00:00 AM

Outstanding value for the price! Large enough to hold a brisket in the carriage and a wide range of thickness selections from paper thin to over 1/2". My only complaint is the meat guard on the back of the blade does not sufficiently match the profile of the blade to keep stray meat from being pulled behind the blade. Other than that I would not hesitate to purchase again or recommend this Avantco slicer.

Charles Sean Cyriaque from
Posted on 2/19/2016 12:00:00 AM

Have a mobile concession and find that this slicer is just the ticket. The one I have slices very nice and thin and even. Not all that bad for clean-up. For the price I would buy again.

Alan Zittlau from Quick Eats
Posted on 2/19/2014 12:00:00 AM

Excellent slicer for all your every day slicing uses. We use for mainly charcuterie plates so it takes care of the hard meats without a problem.

Brandon Mitchell from
Posted on 2/17/2013 12:00:00 AM

I think this machine would be great for light duty...we may have over used it because the motor seems to be slowing down...but to be fair it did say for light duty.

Jay Broman from Bridgemans
Posted on 2/13/2014 12:00:00 AM

This meat slicer is fantastic and works very well. It serves its purpose smoothly and successfully and makes very clean cuts. Meets our needs sufficiently.

Rory Vannostrand from Oldfields
Posted on 2/12/2020 12:00:00 AM

This is a decent slicer for the money. It has a built in sharpener and an adjustable size selector. Definetely does the job for the money.

Kevin Muller from Crazy Crepe
Posted on 12/8/2017 12:00:00 AM

Strong construction, very high quality knife. Easy to wash, clean and operate. High quality aluminium construction. Perfect for bakerys, supermarket, cafeterias and all commercial kitchen.

Jesus Colon from Colon Restaurant Supplies
Posted on 12/8/2013 12:00:00 AM

This is a great slicer for the money. I use it in my home for slicing my own deli ham and roast beef. It probably isn't the best for high volume slicing, but it has performed well for me!

Roberta Goff from
Posted on 12/5/2011 12:00:00 AM

I've been using this for the last couple months and its been perfect. Being able to adjust the thickness is great and the bigger tray size allows for bigger slices.

Tu Tran from
Posted on 12/4/2016 12:00:00 AM

Wonderful product, used in the shop. Really easy to clean, easy to maintain, and very easy to train people to use. Product is efficient, and has great features.

Kristen Johnson from
Posted on 12/4/2011 12:00:00 AM

After several years of using this slicer I would still highly recommend it. Blade stays sharp for extended periods of time and cleans fairly easy. Only thing is that I should have researched was the length of the glide. It works perfect for summer sausage and small items but does have some issues with wider items such as bacon.

Craig Zimmer from Zimmer Butcher Shop
Posted on 12/3/2018 12:00:00 AM

We use this meat slicer for our chicken and salami and it works out pretty well. There are times that the blade gets jammed, but it is easily fixed by cleaning up the area surrounding the blade.

Kristin Allison from Simply Natural Cafe
Posted on 12/3/2014 12:00:00 AM

This slicer works reasonably well. The blade is easy to sharpen and the guard glides well. The downsides are that A) It's very hard to clean and B) it is quite small. We don't slice much and this guy gets the job done, but I would get something bigger if you slice regularly.

Benjamin Barlow from Stanley Supper Club LLC
Posted on 12/28/2022 12:00:00 AM

The Avantco SL310 10" Manual Gravity Feed Meat Slicer - 1/4 hp is a great product for the prices. It is easy to use and although basic suits all of our needs in a small restaurant/deli

Christopher Sidell from
Posted on 12/22/2015 12:00:00 AM

Slicey slicey slicey! It's slice city over here at the restaurant ever since we got this slicer. We alive bacon. And we slice arrows. And we slice carrots. We slice ham. It's more than good. It's grrrrrrrrereeat!

Gabby Green from Jack & Alice LLC.
Posted on 12/21/2015 12:00:00 AM

great slicer i use it 4 meets easy 2 clean order came in very fast.not 2 heavy so easy 2 clean around it worth the money

David Raul from Dovids Kosher
Posted on 12/2/2012 12:00:00 AM

Great slicer. It is easy to clean and easy to work. Blade stays sharp and have never had a problem with it. Wish the power plug was longer.

Michael Koritko from Rise Bakery
Posted on 12/19/2017 12:00:00 AM

Purchased this deli slicer for home use, slicing wild game summer sausage, pastrami, smoked meats, etc. First time use was exceptionally easy to operate, and clean-up is a breeze. Sliced 11-1/2 lbs of pastrami to 1/16" thickness in less than 30 minutes (including vacuum bagging). For safety, I recommend that the slicing thickness panel be moved to the zero thickness during cleaning, as the blade is incredibly sharp. Highly recommend this slicer for home and light commercial use. Definitely a 5-star value.

RONALD WOLLER from VIKING SOLUTIONS, LLC
Posted on 12/18/2013 12:00:00 AM

For a light duty slicer, you can't beat the price. Light duty by my definition means I have to take time to clean it. A cut proof glove is a must for cleaning this thing. The cleaning kit helps with the every day wipe down, but if you slice something fatty (bacon) then you'll want to clean it down deep which takes some doing. As far as actual slicing goes, this thing definitely holds it's own. The carriage has smooth action and the slices are clean.

Peter Kim from Peter A. Kim
Posted on 12/11/2015 12:00:00 AM

This is the meat slice machine that every restaurant should have! Very satisfied with this product. It is very durable and did it job very well.

Chookiat Saenguraiporn from
Posted on 12/10/2019 12:00:00 AM

This is a nice slicer. We don't have a lot of slicing but it is really nice to have this slicer for a reasonable price. We didn't want to have to invest thousands of dollars to get a slicer for our Bistro.

Patricia Hoyt from Red River Inn
Posted on 12/10/2015 12:00:00 AM

Slicer works as advertised and is pretty easy to clean up. I feel that there is more overspray when slicing than my other brand slicer.

Todd Zubris from The Weekday Cafe
Posted on 12/10/2014 12:00:00 AM

This is a must have deli meat slicer we can adjust the thickness to just our customers preference we also use it to slice chicken and sausages. A five star product wonderful price

Martha Friesen from Pink Castle
Posted on 11/8/2016 12:00:00 AM

Avantco SL309 12" Manual Gravity Feed Meat Slicer - 1/3 hp is a solid tool. We are happy to have this. It is reliable and still works well for us.

Distribution Warehouse from
Posted on 11/30/2019 12:00:00 AM

So far we are very happy with our new slicer. I can already tell that we will not have a lot of waste with this unit. Fairly light weight so we've told our employees to treat with care.

Justin Brann from Monster Subs
Posted on 11/30/2015 12:00:00 AM

Brought the slicer to to slice homemade slabs of bacon. No issues cutting through a frozen slab of bacon creating uniform thickness slices. I was even able to cut slabs wider than product tray by tilting the slab and feeding it into the blade.

Tom Hammerbacher from
Posted on 11/29/2016 12:00:00 AM

Very robust slicer. It came properly packed. We use it mainly to slice ham and corned beef. So far it has done an splendid job. The edge is very sharp.

Daniel from Ddvhb Llc
Posted on 11/26/2017 12:00:00 AM

It is a nice product. It works good, and is very easy to use. If you are starting your business it will good for you-expecially for the price-, but for professional use I don't recommend it.

Victoria Lattanzio from
Posted on 11/25/2017 12:00:00 AM

We ordered this slicer for our grille room. We are more than pleased with the price and function for our purpose. Glad for the websites suggestion, it saved us over 200 bucks over the other choice.

Jim Manginelli from Magnolia Greens Golf Plantation
Posted on 11/24/2013 12:00:00 AM

This manual gravity feed meat slicer is at an incredibly great and affordable price. For what you pay, this works just fine at slicing up meats.

Grant Hill from Twin Peaks
Posted on 11/23/2019 12:00:00 AM

Awesome machine. Use to cut strips for beef jerky we make. Awesome generic machine is made great for the price you pay. Would def recommend

Maryanne Bachyrycz from
Posted on 11/22/2016 12:00:00 AM

Love this slicer. We have used it three times since we purchased it, it is so quiet and slices great. It's a little hard to clean but we are figuring it out the more we use it.

Teri Hunt from Together Forever Inc
Posted on 11/2/2016 12:00:00 AM

One of the best purchases I've made. Best price on or off line. works great, easy to clean and maintain. I would recommend this to anyone but a deli, it is not HD enough for extreme use, but works well on a daily light use basis.

William Rosenbach from Wrose Enterprises LLC
Posted on 11/2/2011 12:00:00 AM

This is the best slicer for the money on the market. Super easy to clean and maintain. Use it daily and it holds very well.

Brian Bannon from Love's Railroad Inn LLC
Posted on 11/18/2018 12:00:00 AM

I needed a slicer on the fly. I saw great reviews for this one and its resonably priced. I also loved that they let you know what's the usage on slicers. So far so great!

William Palmer from
Posted on 11/18/2014 12:00:00 AM

This slicer is awesome and the blade is razor sharp! EAsy to clean and store. The slices of meat can be cut paper thing, or to the thickness of a steak! Must buy!

James Bizak from
Posted on 11/13/2012 12:00:00 AM

Good meat slicer, working as expected, good price, easy to use. However, we hope it can be easier to clean. So far so good :

Zhong Tan from
Posted on 11/1/2015 12:00:00 AM

Good slicer for the money. I don't slice a lot so it's good for minimal use. If you slice a lot I'd go with a bigger unit but this is worth the money for what I use it for.

Michael Law from Michael's Pizza
Posted on 10/9/2013 12:00:00 AM

This product works as it should. Webstaurant's prices are by far the best around! I am a huge fan of all their items, so happy to have found Webstaurant!

Josephine Floridia from Pomodoros Cucina Italiana
Posted on 10/8/2016 12:00:00 AM

Great for small kitchens that do not requires minimal meat slicing a day. This is a great value for a meat slicer and slices meat down to very thin.

Sherri Krimpelman from
Posted on 10/31/2013 12:00:00 AM

We've been using this slicer now for 9 months or so, nearly daily, and I have been pleasantly surprised. It's stood up well, and cuts without issue. They only thing I wished, is it came apart easier for clean up, but it's still 5 stars in my book.

Keith Campbell from Raid My Pantry
Posted on 10/30/2017 12:00:00 AM

For the price, it’s fantastic, very sharp blade, easy to clean ,!we slice our lunch meats, and it’s mobile. Light weight and easy to use!

Chef Darrell Folck from Darrell’S Devils Food Llc
Posted on 10/26/2018 12:00:00 AM

I bought this 10' meat slicer 10/24/13 on line and got it at my house 10/25/13 real quick delivery I am really happy with it, and I all ready used it to slice pork roll and lunch meat, works real nice. Cleaning the slicer you will have to take it apart to clean it real good but that's know problem just take your time and watch the blade it is real sharp. Real happy with it, THANK YOU!!

Harry Kerk from
Posted on 10/26/2013 12:00:00 AM

This 9" slicer by Avantco is perfect for catering. The slicer is light weight, easy to clean and maintain. It also has a built in sharpener.

Christopher Hoffman from Flashback Unlimited
Posted on 10/26/2011 12:00:00 AM

This is one of the great investment I made for my kitchen. It is very easy to use, to clean and most of all is it very compact. Higly recommend for small space.

Joyce Taladua from
Posted on 10/22/2015 12:00:00 AM

I love this slicer, its durable and very reliable for the uses i need. It comes apart for a easy cleaning. its a little on the heavy side

Edna Wolters from Edna's Ediable's Concession
Posted on 10/21/2018 12:00:00 AM

this machine is pretty good but i didn't realized that it doesn't cut frozen meat. no problem, i just let it thaw out and cut it afterward.

Alan Lieu from 2
Posted on 10/12/2016 12:00:00 AM

The slicer guard wedges the meat on the backside of blade, if removed it will throw the meat out the backside. It has a 1" inch block which prevents slicing all the product. Creates allot of waste.

Raymond Barbour from Raymondo's Pizza & Summertime Treats
Posted on 10/10/2016 12:00:00 AM

I have really enjoyed this Avantco Slicer, it has helped with the cost control and uniformity of cuts. I serve a lot of Roast Beef and it helps keep plate presentation the same. Would buy again.

Connie Baptiste from MFH Catering
Posted on 10/1/2012 12:00:00 AM

Muy buena rebanadora es pequeña facil de maniobrar, meteriales de muy buena calidad

Hebreos Burger De Saltillo S.A. De C.V. from Hebreos Burger S.A. De C.V.
Posted on 1/9/2023 12:00:00 AM

Perfect size for medium volume lunch. We serve cafe lunch and use 3 meats. Easy storage also since its small and light weight. Highly recommend for low-medium volume cafe that serves sliced meat.

Dave Damone from Rocky River Coffee Co.
Posted on 1/9/2017 12:00:00 AM

I love this machine, it is very quiet and has a sharp edge. It is also easy to clean.

Eugenia Estrada from
Posted on 1/5/2024 12:00:00 AM

I owned a slicer made in Poland that I brought back from living in Prague, that lasted for more than 15 years. When the gear stripped and I couldn't get a replacement part, I found this slicer. This is a great value and high quality compared to the slicers sold in stores (it's not plastic)! Also look at the wattage of this slicer compared to the retail ones, to get this power you would be paying twice this amount. Great Product! Great Price and deliver time was also excellent.

Kevin Devine from
Posted on 1/5/2016 12:00:00 AM

Great price for this product. We have been using it for almost 4 years and it still works great. We are a very busy restaurant so it gets used a lot, highly recommend.

Brienne Hemmer from
Posted on 1/4/2020 12:00:00 AM

This is an awesome slicer and it accommodates my needs. It has come in very handy especially during these lock downs, it has allowed me to be creative and also produce of outstanding cold cut sandwiches at home.

Samuel Toledo from
Posted on 1/31/2021 12:00:00 AM

Product works great. Easy to use and takes up limited shelf space during storage. I just wish the cleaning process was a little more efficient, but I don't know any slicer that's easy to clean.

Amanda Wright from The Colonial Hotel
Posted on 1/30/2017 12:00:00 AM

We received the slicer on time and in fine condition. We have only used it once and it worked like a dream, slicing roast beef. Far better than the other two slicers we had in the past. Great so far. Hoping it will continue.

Robert Hack from Rene's Doggie Treats
Posted on 1/3/2014 12:00:00 AM

Great slicer for a small/medium business, It slices very well and should last a good long time, It is very easy to clean. Best price in the Market. I like it very much.....

WEI JIE GUO from NEW CHINA
Posted on 1/28/2014 12:00:00 AM

The slicer came on or between the days it was said to arrive. Everything was perfect.. small amount of assembly was required. Used the slider the very next day to slice a whole deli turkey and a black forest ham. WORKED PERFECTLY. Time it was used was around 45 minutes total, No problems at all.

Darron Allen from
Posted on 1/21/2018 12:00:00 AM

This product is excellent so far. I own a 3 service restaurant, and use the slicer frequently I was a little worried at first about the heavy use of this machine, as i had a pretty large Hobart slicer prior. It has passed the test so far. My only complaint is there is a small crevice that is nearly impossible to clean unless you get a tool to completely remove the blade. I use a decent size "pip cleaner" style brush instead.

Nick Crawford from
Posted on 1/19/2020 12:00:00 AM

Slicer is ok. Good buy for the price but not the best had to replace and fix couple of times. Wont last long just ok

Jamie Hamzeh from Genos Giant Slice
Posted on 1/18/2015 12:00:00 AM

Love this! Just used, cleaned & reassembled for the first time. Sliced an eye of round into paper thin slices with no problems. Cleaning it properly is a 15 minute job, but I'm super fussy. Actually cleaning it was not as bad as I expected. This is a quality piece of equipment, I'm very pleased!

Calvin Vanness from Sweet Caroline's BBQ
Posted on 1/17/2016 12:00:00 AM

The size options are really what i needed. The arm that is usted to cut the Meat is really smooth and Easy to put. Great machine for our restaurant.

Juan Perez from TACO LOCO
Posted on 1/16/2018 12:00:00 AM

This slicer slices hams effortlessly. It is so simple to operate, that even first timers can get the hang of it and slice perfect slices.

Andres Garcia from El Habanero
Posted on 1/16/2016 12:00:00 AM

I've only used this a few times so far, but it's been awesome. Slicing things super see-through thin and thicker with no problems. I almost got the bigger motor model but I think that would have been a waste of money and this guy works great.

Mark Nargi from
Posted on 1/12/2017 12:00:00 AM

We wanted a smaller meat slicer since we don't have a lot of storage/counter space. This one fills the bill nicely and does a fine job with slicing. It's a little awkward to clean.

Jessica Chestnut from
Posted on 1/12/2014 12:00:00 AM

Great little slicer for a small/medium business, It slices very well and should last a good long time, The only reason I gave it 3 stars is it's not the easiest to clean. Other then that works as advertised.

Scott Tope from Bongiornos Pizzeria
Posted on 1/10/2014 12:00:00 AM