best tortilla warmers

6 Best Tortilla Warmers

We’ve got quite a fiesta going on here at FHL.  Not only did we review the best taco shell rack holders, now we’ve got the best tortilla warmers.  And, between these fabulous inventions, Taco Tuesday just got a whole lot more festive.

So, the whole goal of using a tortilla warmer is to keep the tortillas warm for serving.  And, this is especially handy when you have buffet-style serving like we often do with Mexican food.  Furthermore, it is especially handy when you want those seconds.  Because there is nothing like grabbing seconds when the food is still warm.

best tortilla warmers

Now, the big question is, what makes for the best tortilla warmers?  Material is so important.  Therefore, you will want to find a material which acts as an insulator and will keep the heat from escaping.  And, there is a wide range of materials that will do just that.  Some of these materials include ceramic, plastic and polyester.

That being said, when we review products, we look for food-safe, non toxic materials.  Therefore, we omit the plastics that contain BPA and the paint that contain lead.  So, you can be rest-assured that the materials we review have all been deemed safe.

However, some of use like to play it safe, including us.  That is why when we choose a product for ourselves, we tend to go with the most natural product on the market.  And, this is something to keep in mind when reviewing our picks below.

Speaking of our picks below, these are some of the highest reviewed tortilla warmers on the market.  These picks are fun, festive, durable and keeps those tortillas oh so warm.  Furthermore, these picks for best tortilla warmers have been consumer tested and overwhelmingly approved.

 

Best Tortilla Warmers

 FeaturesSpecsPrice
Norpro Terra Cotta Tortilla Keeper
Norpro
Terra Cotta Tortilla Keeper
Terra Cotta
Microwave Safe
Oven Safe
Dishwasher Safe
8" x 4.5"
KooK Ceramic Tortilla Warmer
KooK
Ceramic Tortilla Warmer
Ceramic
Microwave Safe
Oven Safe
Dishwasher Safe
8.875" x 4"
IMUSA Sunburst Microwave Tortilla Warmer
Nordic Ware
Microwave Tortilla Warmer
Plastic
BPA Free
Melamine Free
Microwave Safe
Dishwasher Safe
10.5" x 3.9"
IMUSA Sunburst Cloth Tortilla Warmer
IMUSA
Sunburst Cloth Tortilla Warmer
Polyester
Plastic Liner
Machine-Washable
Pattern Options
10" x 2"
12" x 2"
RSVP Stoneware Tortilla Warmer
RSVP
Stoneware Tortilla Warmer
Stoneware
Microwave Safe
Oven Safe
Dishwasher Safe

8.5" x 3"
SoloMundi Ceramic Tortilla Warmer
SoloMundi
Ceramic Tortilla Warmer
Ceramic
Microwave Safe
Oven Safe
Dishwasher Safe
9.5" x 1.93"

 

Best Tortilla Warmers

Norpro Terra Cotta Tortilla Keeper

Norpro Terra Cotta Tortilla Keeper

This tortilla warmer comes from a company based out of the Pacific Northwest.  And, this company has been around for 45 years and are well-respected in the kitchen industry.

The Norpro Tortilla Keeper is constructed of terra-cotta.  And, terra-cotta literally means “baked earth.”  Quite simply, it is a clay-based ceramic.

Furthermore, according the Healthy Cookware, terra-cotta is perfect for cooking on low heat for a long period of time.  And, it distributes heat evenly to keep those tortillas consistent.

And, since terra-cotta is a porous material, the bottom half of this tortilla warmer is glazed.  This glaze is deemed to be food safe and will help to prevent contamination.

The Norpro Tortilla Keeper is microwave safe, oven safe and dishwasher safe.  And, when running it through the dishwasher, it is recommended top shelf only.

This tortilla warmer measures 8 inches in diameter and 4.5 inches tall.  Therefore, this will accommodate soft taco-sized tortillas and fajitas.

Pros:

Terra cotta is an excellent material for a tortilla warmer.  Not only is it all natural, it is extremely insulating.  Therefore, you will have warm tortillas for that much-desired second helping.

In addition, this pick for best tortilla warmers is microwave safe.  So, if you are in a rush, just toss it in the microwave, and within seconds, you have warm tortillas.

Cons:

This tortilla warmer will accommodate smaller-sized tortillas.  So, with larger-sized tortillas, you are out of luck.

 

KooK Ceramic Tortilla Warmer

KooK Ceramic Tortilla Warmer

This pick for best tortilla warmers is a bright and festive choice.  The KooK Ceramic Tortilla Warmer features a brightly multi-colored facade.

And, this festive tortilla warmer is constructed of ceramic.  Ceramic is rated as one of the safest materials for cookware.  It is PFOA and PTFE free and is nonreactive towards acids derived from foods.  Furthermore, it is easy to care for and easy to clean.

The KooK Tortilla Warmer is well insulated and can keep your tortillas warm for up to an hour.  And, if you need to warm them up, feel free to use this tortilla warmer in the oven or in the microwave.

This tortilla warmer measures 8.875 inches in diameter and 4 inches tall.  This will accommodate smaller-sized tortillas and fajitas.

Lastly, the KooK Tortilla Warmer is dishwasher safe.  However, when washing it in the dishwasher, it is recommended for top rack only.

Pros:

This ceramic tortilla warmer is made with lead free materials.

In addition, this tortilla warmer will keep the tortillas warm for over an hour.

And, the KooK Tortilla Warmer can accommodate 12 tortillas at a time.

Cons:

If you are looking to hold larger-sized tortillas, you will need to go with another option.

 

IMUSA Sunburst Microwave Tortilla Warmer

Nordic Ware Microwave Tortilla Warmer

If you are looking for restaurant-style, you’re looking for Nordic Ware Microwave Tortilla Warmer.

This tortilla warmer is constructed of heavy-duty plastic.  And, for safety purposes, this plastic is BPA and melamine free.

Furthermore, according to Mr Billington, plastic restricts thermal energy and is a good insulator.  And, consequently, this tortilla warmer will keep your tortillas warm for up to an hour.

The Nordic Ware Microwave Tortilla Warmer is microwave safe and top shelf dishwasher safe.  However, this warmer cannot be used in the oven.

Lastly, this tortilla warmer measures 10.5 inches in diameter and 3.9 inches tall.  Therefore, this tortilla warmer can hold large-sized tortillas, as well as, small-sized tortillas.

Pros:

The Nordic Ware Microwave Tortilla Warmer is large enough to keep a pie warm.  And, if it can keep a pie warm, it can keep large-sized tortillas warm.

In addition, this tortilla warmer is durable and free of toxins.

Cons:

This tortilla warmer is not oven friendly.

Furthermore, plastic is always our last resort when purchasing a product.  It is important to note though, this particular plastic has been deemed safe.

 

IMUSA Sunburst Cloth Tortilla Warmer

IMUSA Sunburst Cloth Tortilla Warmer

We just reviewed a few picks for dishwasher safe tortilla warmers, so, how about a machine-washable tortilla warmer?

And, not only is this tortilla warmer machine-washable, it is also microwave safe.

The IMUSA Sunburst Cloth Tortilla Warmer is constructed of a 100% polyester outer shell.  And, between the lining is a high-temp, food grade, plastic liner.  Therefore, this tortilla warmer has plenty of insulation to keep your tortillas warmer for longer.

This tortilla warmer can hold approximately 12 tortillas at one time.  And, this tortilla warmer measures 12 inches in diameter and roughly 2 inches thick.  Therefore, this warmer will accommodate large-sized tortillas.  However, it also comes in a 10 inch size which will accommodate smaller-sized tortillas.

Lastly, the IMUSA Sunburst Cloth Tortilla Warmer comes in your choice of 5 festive patterns.

Pros:

This tortilla warmer only takes seconds in the microwave to produce steaming warm tortillas.  And, this is one less thing to worry about when you are preparing a feast.

In addition, did we mention it is machine-washable?

Lastly, this had high ratings by America’s Test Kitchen.

Cons:

The IMUSA Sunburst Cloth Tortilla Warmer has a tendency to produce a lot of steam.  And, this steam can allow too much moisture in, resulting in soft tortillas.

 

RSVP Stoneware Tortilla Warmer

RSVP Stoneware Tortilla Warmer

This is one of our favorites on our list of best tortilla warmers.  And, this is a great one for those who like to keep things low-key and minimal in style.

The RSVP Stoneware Tortilla Warmer is constructed of stoneware which is essentially made from clay.  And, stoneware is a great material for a tortilla warmer as it offers even heat distribution and it retains heat well.

Furthermore, this stoneware is free of lead.  In addition, the paint and the glaze are also free of lead.

The RSVP Stoneware Tortilla Warmer is microwave safe and oven safe of up to 325 degrees Fahrenheit.  

And, this tortilla warmer is also dishwasher safe.  However, it is recommended you run it on the top rack only.

Lastly, the RSVP Stoneware Tortilla Warmer measures 8.5 inches in diameter and 3 inches tall.  Therefore, this will accommodate smaller-sized tortillas and fajitas.

Pros:

This tortilla warmer retains heat fabulously.  In addition, not only does it retain heat, it distributes it.  So, your one tortilla which is stuck in the middle will be just as good as the one up top.

Lastly, this is modern in design and will look great in any kitchen.

Cons:

If you are looking to accommodate larger-sized tortillas, this one is not going to do it for you.

 

SoloMundi Ceramic Tortilla Warmer

SoloMundi Ceramic Tortilla Warmer

Our final pick for best tortilla warmers adds a touch of authentic to any Taco Tuesday.  The SoloMundi Ceramic Tortilla Warmer is decorated with festive chili peppers on top of an adobe-style dish.

This tortilla warmer is constructed of ceramic.  And, like we mentioned previously, ceramic is a great material for a tortilla warmer as it is one of the safest materials for cookware and it is nonreactive with acids in foods.

In addition, this tortilla warmer is FDA certified lead and cadmium free.  Therefore, you won’t have to worry about the transfer of toxins.

The SoloMundi Ceramic Tortilla Warmer is oven, microwave and dishwasher safe.  And, if you will be washing it in the dishwasher, just make sure you put it on the top rack.

This tortilla warmer is 9.5 inches in diameter and 1.93 inches tall.  Furthermore, it has a nice weight to it at 2.53 pounds.

Pros:

This is a very high quality tortilla warmer and it makes for a tasteful, fun gift.

In addition, it weighs almost 3 pounds.  Therefore, this will keep stable on the table.

Lastly, the SoloMundi Ceramic Tortilla Warmer keeps the tortillas warm for up to an hour.

Cons:

At 1.93 inches tall, you may be able to fit approximately 8 tortillas in this dish.  And, depending on how many guests you are serving, 8 tortillas is hardly anything to scream about.

Furthermore, this tortilla warmer is a half an inch short of your large-sized tortillas.  So, if you are looking for a tortilla warmer to accommodate a larger tortilla, you have got to go with another pick.

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