NerdChef Ultimate 0.5-Inch Steel Stone, 30-Pound

Last updated: August 7, 2023


If you're looking for a stone that leaves pizza crust nice and crispy, go with this NerdChef steel stone. It's made from a solid steel that won't crack or break, even after years of use. It's also excellent at heat transfer, which means more heat is quickly sent to your pizza dough during the cooking process.

We looked at the top Pizza Stones and dug through the reviews from some of the most popular review sites. Through this analysis, we've determined the best Pizza Stone you should buy.

Product Details

Key Takeaway: This NerdChef steel stone has a higher heat conductivity and faster cooking time than that of a ceramic stone.

In our analysis of 160 expert reviews, the NerdChef Ultimate 0.5-Inch Steel Stone, 30-Pound placed 7th when we looked at the top 14 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

20x higher conductivity than ceramic baking stones. Gorgeous crusts, better blistering, and faster cook times.

Expert Reviews


What reviewers liked

Cooks pizza quickly, comes pre seasoned for immediate cooking and it's a large size to accomodate more food.
Unbreakable, easy to clean, cooks faster, 20x conductivity and lifetime guarantee.
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It heats 20x faster than ceramic and it can stay in the oven acting as a heat-sink to regulate temperature for all the rest of your tasks.
It has 20x higher conductivity than ceramic baking stones, has a low friction surface and is unbreakble.
Low friction surface, high heat conductivity and extremely durable.

What reviewers didn't like

No handle for lifting or moving, very heavy, and best left in the oven until it cools.
Not dishwasher safe, develops rust if not kept dry and extremely heavy.
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It is heavy.
Quite heavy
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