Rated 5 out of 5 by BellaVidaLetty Perfect size
While I received this product for free, the opinions and thoughts included in this review are my own. Cooking is so much easier when you have the right tools. The size is perfect for my small hands and the handle is comfortable to grip. The handle is labeled so you can find it easily. The blade is sharp and easy to handle allowing me to dice vegetables and fruits quickly so I'm not stuck in the kitchen all day long.
April 8, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by CourtneysSweets My favorite go-to knife.
I actually received this knife as a part of a bridal registry. I hadn't used it much since I was given a huge block set of a different brand. Well let's just say within a month that brand wore out, and I found myself using this knife for everything. My favorite thing to do with it is mince garlic, chop up chocolate, or even slice cheese. There's really nothing this knife can't handle. One thing I didn't realize was that it isn't dishwasher safe. I've had this knife for about 3 years now with no problems after placing in the dishwasher. It works just as good as the day I first used it. Which is what I love about every Calphalon product I own. I wouldn't recommend using it in the dishwasher since it says it's not dishwasher safe. I'm just stating my personal experience. :)
March 5, 2011
Rated 5 out of 5 by mikyd1 Fits well in my hand. Wonderful for chopping veggies.
Wanted to purchase a knife to chop fruits and veggies with. This knife does it all. Great fit in my hand. Makes cooking easier because the prep is not as much a chore.
December 4, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by socks11 this product is easy to handle
i love the santoku knife but the shorter santoku knife is so much easier to handle when I didn't need a longer blade. Very sharp and holds up well. i added it to my set and very glad i did.
April 5, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by spudbud The Most Used Knife in My Kitchen
I was so happy with this cutlery item that I bought several of them. A couple for me, and others for friends and family members. I use it for everything (meats, veggies, fruit, etc.) as the blade stays extremely sharp and nothing sticks to the blade (as a true Santoku should). I also have larger length models for bigger kitchen projects (melons, whole chickens, beef flanks, etc.). I would wholeheartedly recommend this knife to anyone. The size is perfect. Not too small, not too large, I can easily pare with the end as well. The grip is ergonomic and comfortable to the hand, even with extended session use.
October 29, 2011
Rated 5 out of 5 by CMZastera What Did I Do Without It?
I've had an okay set of knives for the past forty years, and have been happy with them. I guess ignorance is bliss. I ordered this knife because it was offered at a good price, and I'd never used a Santoku before. Wow! Now it's my favorite knife. Well-balanced, extremely sharp, and the design makes it very user friendly. In fact, this purchase has inspired me to order a whole set of Contemporary knives. For those of us on a budget, these are extremely good quality. I will purchase more as time goes on, as gifts.
March 21, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by paul79 5" Santoku Knife
Bought this knife for my wife and she just loves it and the fact she can slice tomatoes without it tearing Great knife . I would recommend it to anybody.
November 1, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Sarah23 Perhaps the Best Knife I Own
I had been looking for knives to replace an old (cheap) set I had picked up when I started college. Never having even heard of a Santoku before, I was between this knife and another (chef's knife). The Santoku is fabulous, precisely cutting any and all foodstuffs. But the quality I like best about this knife is the way it is balanced- the handle on the blade makes slicing effortless.
September 15, 2011