Rated 5 out of 5
by BuckeyeBrood Ideal for little eaters & young students!
I purchased this lunch box in the shark print for my 5 year-old kindergartner since he loved the LL Bean lunch box that his 8 year-old brother had (same style).
Aside from looking "cool", my son likes that this lunch box is perfectly sized to fit his small bento container (pictured is a 5.5 x 6.5 x 2.5 dual food storage container from that pottery shack, but we also use small split "sistem" containers when he packs a smaller sandwich and carrot sticks), small glass water bottle, freezer pack, and even a small snack or container of pretzels as well. He puts his hand wipes in the inside mesh pocket (which has a hook-and-loop closure), and he also has the outer zipper pocket for milk money or notes from Mom.
I appreciate that this lunch box isn't so large that the lunch containers rattle around inside, has an easy-clean lining, and I have had no problems machine washing any of our lunch boxes from LL Bean.
LL Bean's customer service was wonderful in finding a store that still had my son's favorite print in stock, and it shipped in plenty of time to give this as a Christmas gift. The lunch box is well made as expected, and I highly recommend this for elementary aged children.
As you can see in the photo, my son's lunch box is personalized with his name, but this is something I did with my embroidery machine, not LL Bean's customization service.
January 6, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by DeedeeMD Great but small
Like the title the lunchbox is great but a little small. It is good for sandwiches but not leftover containers. Other than that it is a very good product.
December 1, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by JourneyPlanner Excellent quality - Great size for elementary
We love this lunch box, it fits a small thermos and fruit, juice box and crackers but I do find it too small for our older child (gr7). I wish they made another size 1X1/2 size bigger.
Keeps food cold, no odors,
November 8, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by KentuckyFellow Perfect Size
Overall great lunch box. Traditional coloring and awesome quality.
October 26, 2014
Rated 3 out of 5 by MaryBeth07 Too small
Overall this lunch box is really nice, it keeps everything cold even the cold pack is still somewhat frozen. The only thing I don't care for is the fact that it's small.
October 13, 2014
Rated 2 out of 5 by Celticmist lunchbox
Monograming was done wrong should have been HLS and it came out HSL - not ordered that way.
October 11, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Jensuni Another great LLBean Product
I have been using the Bean Lunch Boxs for several years now for my kids and really I never need new ones as they don't wear out. It's just they do get a little germy from school and of course the kids always like a new one for a new school year. This particular model doesn't take up a lot of room in my middle schoolers backpack which was important this year with all the books and she can still fit an 8 oz bottle of water, a sandwich, apple, chips, carrots and a granola bar. Perfect!!
October 9, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by jrouha Functional
I have bought several of these lunch boxes through years. They hold up well and don't hold an odor.
September 28, 2014
Rated 3 out of 5 by HateShopping101 Monogram Color
I don't like the fact that you can't chose what color you want for the monogram! I bought the camo lunchbox and the monogram is BLACK, you can't even see that it has a monogram! Over all the size is great for a small child, won't be able to use as he gets older though, won't be enough room to hold everything.
September 17, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by BuysALOT Excellent for Elementary school
I would give it a 5 if it was a little deeper in the main compartment by a 1/2" but otherwise would order again. Also, wished that when colors/prints sold out that LLBean would replenish quicker.
September 10, 2014