When you were a kid, lunchtime was the highlight of your day. Somewhere along the way, though, the fun of the cafeteria was lost and replaced with boring brown bags and bland economical food. While you can never return to your childhood, you can recapture some of the fun of fruit snacks and pudding cups with a unique lunch box.
A cool, colorful lunch box is not only an exciting break from the ordinary, but is also far more affordable and environmentally friendly than your endless rotation of paper and plastic bags. Embrace the reusable renaissance with your very own adult lunch box that rivals the latest and greatest of the cafeteria floor. At last, you can feel like the popular kid around campus!
Cool Lunch Boxes for Adults
Black and Blum Pot Original
Many of us already bring a water bottle to the office and that proves to be no trouble at all. Why should a lunch box prove any more difficult? The Lunch Pot Original contains individual water-proof containers to store your lunchtime favorites but is no larger than a decently-sized water bottle to ensure easy transportation to and from the office. The busy adult needs a lunch box that is just as easy to grab and go, and this is just that in a sleek, mature package.
PackIt Flex Bento Food Storage Container
Those who crave variety in their meals will appreciate a lunch box as flexible as their taste buds. The PackIt, with its flexible, removable dividers, is a cool innovation for adults with a taste for the unknown. Whatever form your lunch might take, you can be sure that the dish will fit snugly inside the customizable boundaries of this versatile container. You don’t have to worry about juggling a selection of Tupperware when your convenient PackIt lunch box can carry it all.
LunchBots 16oz Thermal Stainless Steel Lunch Box
Is anything more relaxing amid a busy workday than a piping hot bowl of soup and a moment to yourself? Probably not, and yet the hassle of getting your homemade meal to the office can be enough to deter even the most passionate soup connoisseurs. The LunchBot lunch box is the answer to the all too familiar soup struggle: with a leak-proof lid, incredible insulation, and an impressive amount of space inside, LunchBot is the soup container for the hungry adult with places to be.
Ecolunchbox Seal Cup
The best way to help the environment is to invest in pieces that are built to endure. Cheap, plastic containers that you have to replace yearly aren’t much better than single-use brown paper bags in the grand scheme of things, so if you really want to preserve our planet, it’s worthwhile to consider lunch containers that last. A set of Ecolunchbox containers offers all the storage you could need for your daily office lunch, and with more durable materials than plastic and paper, each box is set to last you a lifetime.
Alessi Food à Porter Portable Lunch Box
Once, lunch boxes were allowed to be colorful and bright. Too much of adulthood has been toned down and “matured”, but you can still enjoy the carefree colors that once defined your childhood. The Alessi lunch box has space for every part of your meal and then some, but the real draw of this creative case is the vibrant exterior and stylish storage that sets it apart from the crowd. The chic design establishes the Alessi as a thoroughly adult lunch box with all the colors of your childhood.
W&P Porter Plastic Bowl
You want a lunch box that looks nice of course, but the real job of a lunch box is to make mealtime more convenient. If functionality is your primary concern, then W&P’s silicon container is the box of your dreams. Easy to clean, microwavable, flexible, and so much more, this adult lunch box is designed to overcome all of the challenges of eating in the workplace, making your life so much easier from meal prep to clean up.
MONBENTO – Bento Box
Lunch provides you with the energy to get through your afternoon in the office, so you don’t want to skimp when it comes to packing. Don’t limit your lunch to make sure it fits your container; each MONBENTO lunch box comes with more than enough room to accommodate even the hungriest professional. Whether you’re packing a light snack or a meal for the masses, this stunning box will keep everyone nourished and prepared to face the rest of the day.
Keith Titanium Lunch Box
There are some lunch boxes that are made to look pretty, and then there are those that are made to endure. For those with a hectic commute or a rough office environment, opt for a lunch box that will survive anything and everything. The Keith titanium lunch box withstands what plastic and paper cannot, protecting your lunch against the elements. Next time someone calls you paper or plastic, respond with a durable lunch box made out of pure titanium.
HOTLOGIC Mini Portable Oven
Tired of fighting over the office microwave or reaching the stove just after Tony reheated his week-old fish? With the HOTLOGIC lunch box, you don’t even have to leave your desk in order to enjoy a piping hot meal! By warming your food directly inside your lunch box with your lunch box, you guarantee yourself warm, evenly-heated food on your own schedule, regardless of the crowds in the kitchen or the materials of your storage containers.
OXO Good Grips Prep & Go Box
The shape of the classic container isn’t an issue for everyone. Maybe you’re content with the style of your Tupperware and simply want a lunch box with the durability to last more than a few months. The OXO has you covered. Though this lunch box might look like an ordinary sandwich container, this adult lunch box features a reliable spill-proof design and sturdy frame to accommodate lunch after lunch year after year, keeping you and your bank account well nourished.
Black+Blum Bamboo Box
The contrast of metal and wood is a classic style win that is sure to impress for years to come. Why shouldn’t that style lend itself to your lunch? Not only does the bamboo box look incredible, but you can also feel good about eating from your reusable container made of sturdy, environmentally-friendly materials. If lunch is supposed to make you feel fulfilled, then feed both your spirit and your body with a truly gorgeous lunch box for a truly gorgeous adult.
YETI Daytrip Lunch Box
Leaving food in the office refrigerator is a risk, but improper food storage is a recipe for disaster. Instead of fighting over the last shelf in the fridge, keep your food ice cold and ready for consumption from the safety of your own desk. The YETI adult lunch box features incredible insulation guaranteed to keep your lunch fresh and cool all day, even when the freezer is packed full. Enjoy your food the way it was meant to be served – without the hassle of shared food storage.
Crock-Pot® Lunch Crock
In recent years, the Crock-Pot has become a household staple, and with good reason. The busy adult deserves the savory flavor of a steaming home-cooked meal, even if they don’t have the time to labor with over-complicated recipes during their brief lunch break. Let the Crock-Pot do the cooking for you as you work, heating up your lunch to the perfect temperature for you to enjoy. You don’t have to run home to check on your slow cooker when the slow cooker goes where you go!
WayEee Vacuum Bento Box
Whether you prefer a steaming bowl of soup or a chilled serving of yogurt, you need a lunch box that can accommodate you. The WayEee lunch box promises to do it all by insulating your meal, keeping your hot food hot and your cool food cool. The reliable temperature control is a boon for the adult with an ever-changing lunch routine: whenever you eat, whatever you eat, you can be sure that the WayEee will keep your lunch in pristine condition.
Stojo Collapsible Food Box
A fun lunch box is all well and good, but at the end of the day, that same lunch box needs to fit your life, both literally and figuratively. Large, clunky boxes might store plenty of food, but storage can be a nightmare. Alternatively, compact containers are easy to stash away when out of use, but can’t always provide all the nutrition a working professional needs. Stojo is the ideal compromise: spacious and reliable, but also collapsible for easy at-home storage. Why settle for one or the other when you could get a lunch box capable of both?
Fit & Fresh Divided Carrier
The classic sandwich container might be reliable for a single-item lunch, but a grown adult needs more than a basic sandwich to satisfy their appetite. Variety is the flavor of life, and the Fit & Fresh adult lunch box ensures that your next packed lunch features all the variety you crave. With space to store a number of items within the framework of the simple sandwich container, you can enjoy the convenience of a well-sized lunch box without limiting your space for fruits, veggies, and maybe even a sweet office treat.
BLACK + BLUM Glass Lunch Bowl
What is the use of a food container that you can’t safely put in the microwave? When you want a delicious lunch fresh from the microwave or even the oven, know you can heat your food to perfection inside one stunning lunch box. The BLACK + BLUM lunch bowl is a secure, spill-proof container that you can pop straight into the oven, no prep needed, so that you can get to enjoy your meal as quickly as possible. Take advantage of every minute of your lunch break with the efficient, oven-safe BLACK + BLUM.
Losand Flexbox Platinum Silicone Lunch Container
You don’t have to choose between fun colors, sturdy materials, and a convenient size when it comes to a unique lunch box for adults. You want to enjoy your lunch as much as possible, so take the time to pick out one that can do it all. The cute, playful design of this silicone lunchbox, complete with bright, cheery colors and a soft silicone build, is sure to brighten your mood as you chow down in the break room, allowing you to completely rejuvenate before returning to the daily grind once more.
Stanley Classic Lunch Box
There’s a reason this classic lunch box design was such a hit – a seriously strong body is a must for those working in heavy-duty positions, so you need a lunch box that can take the heat as well. Your food wasn’t meant to be tossed around or crushed, so why would you want a lunch box that doesn’t protect your meal in every situation? The Stanley lunch box is the ultimate choice for the adult hoping to recapture the past, either in appearance or in true heavy-duty durability.
Hot Bento Self Heated Lunch Box
The joy of a fresh, piping-hot meal may seem more like a pipe dream for the adult whose job keeps them out and about, but that doesn’t have to be the case. A Hot Bento lunch box can provide any busy bee with a steaming, savory meal no matter where your lunch break might occur. No nearby outlets to plug in a hotpot? Not a problem! This battery-powered lunch box heats your food exactly when you need it, allowing everyone to enjoy the flavors of home when on the road.
Asebbo Waxed Canvas Reusable Lunchbox
There’s an undeniable charm to the image of the brown paper bag lunch, but you’ve made a commitment to be more green. What if you could still capture the sweet image of that infamous bag without the wasteful one-time-use model? The reusable lunch box does just that, taking the form you know and transforming it into an eco-friendly solution. There’s space for all the food you could want and then some inside this reusable paper bag, so you can really fill up on both the nostalgia and your homemade meal for one.
Wagindd Leak-Proof Stacking Lunch Box
For those of us that thrive on order, no minor grievance is more irritating than when separate food items touch. You want to enjoy the versatile flavors of your lunch as they were meant to be consumed – one at a time, not running together in a messy slop. With a stacking lunch box, you no longer have to stress about compartmentalizing your cuisine; Featuring more pockets than you ever thought possible, this lunch box guarantees that no two separate foods ever need to overlap again.
BLACK+BLUM Bento Box Style Lunch Box
A lunch box that stores all your food is all well and good, but what really sets the great ones apart from the mediocre is the silverware situation. It’s all too easy to forget to pack yourself a fork, so a lunch box that includes space for exactly that is one that cannot be ignored. The BLACK+BLUM lunch box, featuring space for its very own matching fork, goes above and beyond the call of duty by providing you with just the utensil you need without sacrificing your food storage.
Igloo Mini Hardsided Lunch Box Cooler
Would a picnic in the park ever be complete without a handy Igloo cooler? This miniature model of the classic Igloo is ideal for a family enjoying a day in nature or the working adult that desires to keep their food nice and cool. The smaller size and convenient handle make for easy travel with the miniature Igloo, so you can keep your attention on the things that really matter – the delicious assortment of foods that are now at your disposal.