Ooma Bowl

These ergonomic, handheld bowls keep favorite food duos separate. Great for chips, salsa, dips, and more.
created by

Thomas Both

$28.00

Thomas Both created by

Thomas Both

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Eating Off The Floor

We've all done it: eating in front of a movie marathon on the couch, or dinner in bed on a rainy evening. It's OK...you've had a hard week. We understand.

Instead of balancing a foam take-out container on your knee in front of the TV, our Ooma Bowl will transform your couch dining experience. Its dual chambers are specially designed to keep food separate, so you can enjoy your chips and salsa or rice and curry without any unintentional mixing. Plus, the ergonomically designed bowl balances when held in one hand, and keeps your wrist in a comfortable, neutral position! Here's to eating on the floor...and the couch...and the recliner...

Learn more about how Thomas is taking "comfort food" to the next level in an interview on the blog.

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Thomas Both

created by

Thomas Both

location

California

“Get engaged and excited about how people do things and pay attention, then work your way to a product idea you're excited about and other people love.”

After working for a few years as a mechanical engineer right out of college, Thomas Both felt the need to feed his right brain, and so he enrolled in design school at Stanford University and went on to teach at the Hasso Plattner Institute of Design. When creating his ceramic pieces, no functional detail is left untested. “I work much more as a designer now than an engineer,” he says, “but both play a part.”

Exclusive Made in the USA
Made from
stoneware
Measurements
See below for measurements.
Care
Microwave, dishwasher and oven safe.
Notes
Entire item: 8.75" L x 4.625" W x 2.75" H, 6 fl. oz. capacity and 11 fl. oz. capacity
Larger bowl: 4.1” diameter x 2.75" H, 11 fl. oz. capacity
Smaller bowl: 4.1” L x 2.8" W x 2.75" H, 6 fl. oz. capacity
Item ID
18412

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Most of our items are in stock and will ship quickly. Orders for in-stock items placed before 5pm ET Monday through Friday, excluding Federal holidays, will ship:
Economy shipping:
within 8 days, arriving no later than the 9th business day after the order was placed.
Standard shipping:
within 4 days, arriving 5 business days after the order was placed.
Preferred shipping:
within 2 days, arriving 3 business days after the order was placed.
Expedited shipping:
within 1 day, arriving 2 business days after the order was placed.
Express shipping:
will ship the same day and arrive 1 business day later.


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UncommonGoodsOoma Bowl
 
4.7

(based on 360 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (266)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (76)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (8)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (10)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

96%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Attractive (309)
  • Dishwasher safe (232)
  • High quality (183)
  • Doesn't stain (102)
  • Easy to hold (93)

Cons

  • Breaks/chips easily (4)
  • Heavy (3)
  • Small (3)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (161)
  • Everyday (87)
  • Formal occasions (26)
  • Dinner parties (8)
  • Large events (5)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Practical (165), Quality oriented (75), Stylish (36), Budget shopper (35), Frequent entertainer (20)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes (235), No (73)
    • Primary use:
    • Personal (92)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Just what I've been looking for!!

I have been scouring the internet for a LONG time trying to find something that was good for eating things like chips and salsa on the couch. I couldn't believe it was so hard...Read complete review

I have been scouring the internet for a LONG time trying to find something that was good for eating things like chips and salsa on the couch. I couldn't believe it was so hard to find, but I finally saw this bowl on Uncommon Goods. It is exactly what I hoped it would be and more! I love that the design lets you balance it in one hand so nicely - I don't feel like I'm going to drop it like I might with a regular bowl full of hot soup. I got it two days ago, and I've already used it 3 times - for soup with bread, apples with peanut butter, and for cereal (milk in the second compartment so the cereal didn't get soggy!). The possibilities are endless. If you're someone who eats away from a table a lot, I highly recommend this. I waited awhile before ordering because I wasn't sure I could justify the price, but I couldn't find anything comparable, and I'm SO happy I finally gave in. It's very well designed and well made. Another plus is the thickness of it makes it possible to hold it without burning your hand if it's full of something hot.

I would definitely buy it again.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Ooma bowl

Bought it for chips and salsa. Very tiny space for tortilla chips.

Bought it for chips and salsa. Very tiny space for tortilla chips.

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5.0

Loved the first...came back and bought 3 more for gifts

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from Youngstown, Ohio

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Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Attractive Design
  • Dishwasher Safe
  • Easy To Hold
  • Quality Construction

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Everyday

    Comments about UncommonGoods Ooma Bowl:

    My husband really likes this for snacking and I don't have to worry about his spilling salsa on the furniture.

    • Primary use:
    • Personal
     
    5.0

    LOVE IT!

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    from Martinez

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    Pros

    • Attractive Design
    • Dishwasher Safe
    • Easy To Hold
    • Quality Construction
    • Shatter Resistant

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Everyday

      Comments about UncommonGoods Ooma Bowl:

      My son loves this dish. He can fix himself a snack and I don't find a mess!

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      • Personal
       
      4.0

      attractive and unusual

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      from Missouri

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      Pros

      • Attractive Design
      • Dishwasher Safe
      • Easy To Hold

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about UncommonGoods Ooma Bowl:

          heavy

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          5.0

          Great Bowl

          By 

          from Sacramento, CA

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          Pros

          • Easy To Hold
          • Quality Construction

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Everyday

            Comments about UncommonGoods Ooma Bowl:

            As advertised; fits comfortably in your hand; nice quality. I'm ordering two more for another family member.

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            • Personal
             
            5.0

            Chips and salsa heaven!

            By 

            from Eden Prairie, MN

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            Pros

            • Attractive Design
            • Dishwasher Safe
            • Easy To Hold
            • Quality Construction

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Everyday

              Comments about UncommonGoods Ooma Bowl:

              This is the best way to enjoy chips and salsa, or any similar two-part snack, hands down. Awesome design and quality.

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              • Personal
               
              5.0

              This bowl is amazing!

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              from Charlotte, NC

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              Pros

              • Attractive Design
              • Dishwasher Safe
              • Easy To Hold
              • Quality Construction

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Everyday

                Comments about UncommonGoods Ooma Bowl:

                This bowl is perfect for my husband- he eats a lot of chips and salsa and always has to use two bowls. This is so much easier to eat out of, now he doesn't have to try and juggle 2 bowls (and ultimately spill one and make a mess). So convenient!

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                • Personal
                 
                5.0

                Love this product

                By 

                from Kansas City, MO

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                Pros

                • Attractive Design
                • Easy To Hold

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Everyday

                  Comments about UncommonGoods Ooma Bowl:

                  My brother in law is always dragging around a big bag of chips and an even bigger jar of salsa for his daily snack. This bowl helps not only with portion control, but easier clean up too!

                  • Primary use:
                  • Personal
                   
                  5.0

                  Quality products and excellent service!

                  By 

                  from Williamsburg, Va.

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                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Attractive Design
                  • Dishwasher Safe
                  • Easy To Hold
                  • Microwave Safe too!
                  • Quality Construction

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Everyday

                    Comments about UncommonGoods Ooma Bowl:

                    Great for chili & chips or individual fondues!

                    • Primary use:
                    • Personal
                     
                    5.0

                    Only needed one, but recommending it to friends.

                    By 

                    from Belleville MI

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                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Attractive Design
                    • Easy To Hold

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Holuday parties

                      Comments about UncommonGoods Ooma Bowl:

                      Perfect.

                      • Primary use:
                      • Personal
                       
                      5.0

                      what a clever idea !

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                      from Minneapolis

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                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Attractive Design
                      • Dishwasher Safe
                      • Easy To Hold
                      • Quality Construction

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Everyday

                        Comments about UncommonGoods Ooma Bowl:

                        this is great for chips/salsa or sliced apples/caramel sauce

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                        • Personal

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