Best Omelet Pans
It’s satisfying to be able to prepare a delicious omelet anytime. To create a fluffy omelet, you need a well-crafted pan. Ideally, you’ll want a pan that is nonstick, durable, and has a comfortable, sturdy handle that allows good control. Pans that have smooth, gently sloped edges can make it easier to move and flip the omelet. Pans with a thick, flat, and level bottom are best for ensuring an even distribution of heat throughout the pan. Here is our review of four different omelet pans to help you find the one that best suits your needs.
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Best PFOA Free Nonstick Coating
TeChef Tamagoyaki Japanese Omelette Pan/Egg Pan
PFOA Free Nonstick Square Omelet Pan. This nonstick, square omelet pan is free of PFOA, lead, and cadmium and comes with an embedded stainless steel plate on the bottom to make it induction ready.
What We Liked:
This square omelet pan is designed for both function and safety. The nonstick coating is made from scratch-resistant, PFOA free Teflon. Additionally, this pan is free of lead and cadmium. Its sloped shape makes it easy to flip omelets, pancakes, and more. The design is also perfect for Korean or Japanese rolled omelets. The pan’s heavy, stainless steel bottom is induction ready, so you get perfect, even heating every time. This pan is 7.5 inches by 5.5 inches and is made in South Korea. We liked that this nonstick, square omelet pan is made with PFOA free Teflon and can be used for a variety of dishes, including traditional omelets, pancakes, and rolled omelets. Get it here.
Best Hinged Design
Nordic Ware 10692AMZ Italian Frittata and Omelette Pan
Hinged Frittata and Omelet Pan. This nonstick pan has a hinged design to make it easy to cook all ingredients in a single pan and then fold them together.
What We Liked:
This 8.4-inch, nonstick pan is perfect for making omelets or frittatas. You can sauté your vegetables or meat on one side of the pan — we recommend using the side that will not flip. Then cook your eggs in the other compartment. When the egg starts to get white, close the lid and wait until the omelet is cooked to your liking. The nonstick surface makes it simple to remove your omelet or frittata, and it’s easy to clean. The small handle on the side of the pan that flips can get hot, so it’s recommended to use an oven mitt or similar aid to protect your hand. This pan is made in the USA, but the handle is made in China. We liked the hinged design of this pan, which makes it easy to cook all your ingredients in the same pan and then fold the omelet together as you like. Get it now.
Best Budget-Friendly, Hard-Anodized Pan
Cooks Standard 02569 8-Inch/20cm Nonstick Hard, Black Anodized Fry Sauté Omelet Pan
Hard-Anodized, 8-Inch Omelet or Sauté Pan. This 8-inch, hard-anodized, nonstick pan is perfect for making omelets or sautéing foods.
What We Liked:
This 8-inch, nonstick pan provides even cooking for eggs and other foods thanks to its hard-anodized surface and flat, wide bottom. The sloped sides make it easier to pour and toss ingredients. The long stainless steel handle stays cool while you’re cooking on the stove. This pan can also easily go from the stovetop to the oven and is oven-safe up to 450 degrees Fahrenheit. When removing from the oven, be sure to use a protective oven mitt. This pan works on gas, electric, glass, and ceramic stoves, but is not induction safe. Also, it needs to be hand washed. We liked that this budget-friendly, 8-inch, hard-anodized pan works well on most stovetops and is oven-safe. Get it here.
Best Lifetime Warranty
Calphalon 1934149 Classic Nonstick Omelet Fry Pan
Durable, Hard-Anodized, 8-Inch Omelet or Fry Pan. This 8-inch, hard-anodized omelet pan has a dual-layer nonstick surface that’s perfect for omelets and everyday cooking.
What We Liked:
This classic 8-inch, hard-anodized omelet pan has a dual-layer nonstick surface, which makes it easy to slide food and helps with quick cleanup. The hard-anodized aluminum heats foods quickly and evenly, while the pan’s gently sloping sides make it perfect for cooking eggs and sautéing foods. The long stainless steel handle stays cool when cooking on the stovetop. It is designed for electric, halogen, and glass stovetops. Also, this pan is oven-safe up to 450 degrees Fahrenheit. Be sure to use an oven mitt when removing from an oven to protect your hands. This pan should be hand washed only and comes with a full lifetime warranty. We liked that this 8-inch, hard-anodized pan cooks omelets and other foods quickly and evenly and comes with a lifetime warranty. Buy it now.