19 Lunch Boxes You Can Get On Amazon That People Actually Swear By
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A simple, no-frills
insulated cooler bag that folds flat so you can fit it in your tote or purse and not worry about awkwardly carrying an empty pack home at the end of the day.
Promising review: "This bag is great. I can pack my lunch, a couple of snacks, have plenty of room for the ice packs, and not worry about having to find room in the fridge at work. I just keep it on my desk, and everything stays nice and cold. Plus, it folds up when I'm not using it, so I don't have to find somewhere to put it. It just tucks away in the corner of the cupboard." — AdamJayP
Price: $7.95 (available in four colors)
patterned box that'll stand out from the crowd and features a zippered front pocket, an inner elastic to secure a water bottle or ice pack, and an inner mesh pouch.
Promising review: "I love these Wildkin Lunch boxes! They are the perfect size to fit a real water bottle or thermos, sandwich, chips, apples, etc., or a plastic lunch box container. I also bought the EasyLunchboxes 3-Compartment Bento Lunch Box Containers, Set of 4, Classic and the Fit & Fresh Cool Coolers Slim Penguin Lunch Ice Packs, Multicolored, Set of 4, and they work together perfectly. After three quarters of a year of school, these are still in great shape. I bought the Big Dot Aqua and the Butterfly Garden, and they are both adorable. I would buy again!" — Book Worm Mom
Price: $13.41 (available in 29 patterns)
bento box with five compartments perfectly proportioned for the appetites of children ages 3 to 7.
Just fill the compartments with different foods, lock it, and send it on its way!
Promising review: "This is the perfect lunch box for our kindergartener. It holds enough food to fill her, and it is easy to open and quick to access. We were having trouble using multiple containers with her short lunch break — she'd barely eat! We got this to streamline everything, and she definitely has more time to eat more food when it's all in one place. It's well made and is holding up well so far." — brooklyn
Price: $27.99 (available in green, blue, and pink)
soft neoprene tote you can throw in the washing machine when your yogurt spills again...
Promising review: "I'm a dude. I bring lunch to work every day. I care about aesthetics, and I can never be caught dead carrying a grocery store plastic bag to work to carry my food. This is super well made, aesthetically pleasing, insulated well, and inexpensive. There's nothing more I could ask for in a lunch bag. The neoprene is pretty stretchy, so it expands to accommodate a fair amount of stuff. I also like that it's machine-washable. It's by no means leakproof, but the neoprene is fairly absorbent. I've had some spills but never leaked outside." — hpsky
Price: $14.97 (available in 16 styles)
tote you won't be ashamed to carry around at all — in fact, you'll probably want to show this off to all your friends.
It's insulated with a zipper closure and exterior pocket. Plus, it comes with an ice pack.
Promising review: "This is a very cute little lunch bag. The first day I took it to work, the ladies in my office all gushed over it and wanted to know where to buy one. I love that the ice pack is included. The inside is made of nice smooth insulation material. It's kind of small inside once you close it though. I put two sandwich boxes inside, and I had some trouble zipping it. My food was cold at lunch, but at the end of an eight-hour shift, the ice pack was fully melted (which is fine — just want to let you know realistic expectations — it's not going to keep a drink cold all day, for example)." — Linda Fox
Price: $10.26+ (available in four stylws)
two-tier bento box with three compartments for packing a variety of food, plus reusable utensils so you can continue to do your part to be a little greener.
It's made of BPA-free materials that are microwave-, dishwasher-, and freezer-safe. You also get a sealing strap and a recipe e-book with 30 lunch ideas to get you started.
Promising review: "I am loving this bento box. I bought this for myself to bring my lunch to work, and I am very pleased with my purchase. It works well as portion control, yet it seems to hold quite a bit of food. The box comes with a dividing lid that holds reusable plastic utensils, and the elastic band keeps it all together. The bottom is deep enough that I can set silicone muffin cups in it to keep some of my foods separate, and I have not had issues with them spilling out (but I do keep it upright in a lunch tote). The top portion is shallower than the bottom, but I can fit a stack of three or four crackers without crushing them with the lid. I like that they are dishwasher-safe, but so far I have only hand-washed it." — QueenB
Price: $14.99 (available in four colors)
lunch bag that has freezable gel built into the bag so you don't have to worry about adding an ice pack. Just make sure to put it in the freezer overnight (12 hours) so it's ready to go in the morning.
Promising review: "I really like this lunch bag! I didn't want to mess with freezer packs all the time. I found this and decided it would be the perfect alternative. I haven't had any problems with food getting warm too quickly. It rolls up conveniently so it can be stashed in the freezer to refreeze when not in use. My only issue with it is that it's not the easiest to keep clean. If any crumbs fall in it, they're not that easy to get out. I expect this with any soft-sided lunch bag though." — Andrew Robben
Price: $28.37 (available in 25 styles)
insulated tote for any prankster who wants a side of laugh with their lunch every day.
Promising review: "I got this for my hubby who works at a hospital. It was a hit, and his co-workers love it too. The product is actually nicer than I thought it would be. It's fully insulated and has little pockets inside." — RoMama
soft lunch kit to help your child show all their friends just how cool of a parent you are for getting one that matches whatever they're obsessed with right now.
Promising review: "This lunch box is super cute and good quality. It is soft (I was expecting a hard plastic) and insulated. It appears that it will hold up for the entire school year. Just the right size to fit an entire lunch, including an ice pack and a drink. I would recommend." — Anonymous Customer
Price: $6.24+ (available in 37 styles)
chic bag that looks more like a cute purse or tote, if carrying around a big lunch bag just isn't your thing.
Promising review: "I've fallen in love with my lunch bag. It is very cute and stylish. When it first arrived, I was upset because it looked small, BUT it actually fits more than I thought. I can fit my two Nutribullet cups with three small Tupperware containers OR my two Nutribullet cups and three bottles of water. I pack my lunch at night, so I put everything in my bag and leave it in the refrigerator overnight. My drinks remain cold throughout the day at work, so I'd say this bag is well insulated. I am a satisfied buyer!" — Amazon Customer
Price: $13.99 (available in 13 styles)
ThinkFit bag that will help you crush your food and fitness goals because it's stocked with six portion-control containers, an ice pack, a pill box, and a shaker cup. Score!
Promising review: "I've had my lunch box for over a month now. I TRULY LOVE IT. I love the size and quality. The ice pack lasts for nearly a 12-hour shift. The containers are really great, no leaking, no staining. I have plenty of room for meals and snacks and the zipper pocket holds my vitamins and drink powders and an extra protein bar or two for super-crazy long days in the ER. I can unzip the main compartment and find what I want quickly without digging (like I had to do with my old cooler-type lunch box)." — Amazon Customer
Price: $37.95 (available in four styles)
54 oz bowl with tons of compartments, if desk salads are more your style.
This one has a tray for toppings and a container for dressing, so it doesn't get soggy before you eat it — preventing you from the tragedy of a truly sad desk salad.
Promising review: "This salad bowl is amazing. It's large enough for a deliciously filling lunch but small enough so I don't feel like I'm bringing my kitchen with me to work. I like the divided area that fits on top of the bowl, which holds my greens down, while also making sure I have enough space for mixing once I'm ready for all items to come together in perfect harmony." — Jo Dangerously
Price: $14.99 (available in four colors)
It also features a front pocket and two side pockets for additional storage.
Promising review: "This is a beautiful lunch bag. It's adult-sized, which is terrific. The insulation works well for hours. There is enough room to carry a few drinks as well as food, and there is an adjustable shoulder strap as well as a handle. And outside pockets. This is just what I was looking for! I loved the first one so much that I bought a second in a different color!" — Colleen
Price: $14.99 (available in five colors)
insulated box made with food-grade aluminum foil and padded 4mm foam for a durable and tear-resistant bag that'll survive basically anything you put it through. (Rolling in the backseat of the car for a week included.)
Promising review: "I'm a college student that stays on campus from 8:30 am to 8 pm from Monday through Thursday, and this lunch bag is great. Not only does it fit my aesthetic, but it also holds all the containers that I want to bring (two big-ish sized glass containers) and my extra stuff, which is some yogurt and peanuts in a small container. It fits perfectly, and I even have a little bit of room left over so I don't have to force my bag closed. It also keeps my stuff cool or hot for a reasonable time. I'm glad I bought this bag." — Pamela
Price: $10.99 (available in five styles)
double-deck cooler to help you separate what needs to be warm and cold so you don't end up eating cold chips for lunch again.
Plus, it has a front zipper pocket and two side pockets to fit small things.
Promising review: "This is a big-daddy lunch box! Don’t get this unless you are serious about lunch! This is a double-decker lunch box that is spacious in both compartments . And don’t be fooled by the top compartment. The opening might trick you into thinking it’s small, but I am able to easily fit three water bottles in the top with other candy bars and small snacks, and it still zips easily. The bottom is spacious as well and accommodates all different kinds of Tupperware, even taller ones. The zippers are still intact, plus it's made of durable, quality material. I’ve had it a couple of months, and it hasn’t given me any trouble." — Jwoodall
Price: $16.99+ (available in two sizes and eight colors)
one made with military-grade materials so you know that it will be ~strong~ and ~mighty~.
Promising review: "When I tell you this is the best lunchbox I’ve ever owned... I MEAN IT. This is awesome. I don’t even have to put an ice pack in there to keep my food cold throughout the day. If I have two cold water bottles in there with my food, my food stays cool until lunchtime! (I make my lunch around 5:30 am, and don’t eat lunch until noon). Now that’s quality! Also being a veteran myself, I never mind supporting a veteran-owned and operated business! You guys have my full support! I’ll probably buy another just for a backup. The quality is outstanding right out of the box." — DanTheVanMan23
Price: $19.99+ (available in two sizes and five colors)
Promising review: "I’m glad I stumbled upon this bag. The look is rugged and modern, and the leak-proof insulation works great and came in handy when I spilled my soup inside the lunch bag. I bought one for my son as well, and he loves it and takes it to school with him every day. I highly recommend it." — Blanca Tapia
Price: $12.99 (available in 19 styles)
clear bag for anyone in an industry who requires one. This one is made with good quality plastic and an all-around strap so you can carry a heavier lunch inside.
Promising review: "I buy a lot of clear containers because I work in retail, and we are required to have them. Most clear bags are stiff, thin, and poorly constructed. This bag, however, is fantastic. T he plastic is thicker, yet supple. The zippers and seams have held up for months of daily use. It's easy to clean and fits wonderfully in my locker. I bought the smallest size, and it fits everything I need for lunch for one person. I will buy this product again, but because of the sturdy craftsmanship, I won't need to for a long time." — Garrett
Price: $12.97+ (available in three sizes)
bag with pockets in the front and the back so you can store your condiments and utensils or whatever you need but don't want to use or eat cold once lunchtime rolls around.
Promising review: "This bag is amazing. I have recently started meal prepping and taking my lunch to work as I work in EMS. This is durable and gets bounced around all day behind my driver's seat. It holds 3 meal prep containers AND a full-size blender bottle with extra room. In the side pockets, I keep silverware and condiments. Plus, it's cute AF." — Elizabeth Wicklund
Price: $12.88+ (available in five colors)
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