Your healthy goals are in full swing: you’re tracking what you eat, you’re getting your thirty minutes of exercise most days, and you’re making sure to get enough sleep.

If you are looking to further fine-tune your nutrition, consider adding a digital kitchen scale to your proverbial toolbox.

According to customer reviews from our research, here are the top 5 digital kitchen scales:

MIRA Bakers Digital Kitchen scale with removable stainless steel bowls

MIRA Bakers Digital Kitchen Scale

*With Removal Stainless Steel Bowl

This first-place scale offers some features worth considering.

Removable Stainless Steel Bowl

While most scales have a plate or tray and require you to use your own bowl or plate, this MIRA scale gives you the convenience of an included bowl – terrific for measuring liquid ingredients or mixed recipes like salads.

Blue Backlight

MIRA’s display gives you the ability to see your items weight more clearly, especially in low-light conditions.

Features and Specifications:

  • simple to use
  • can handle up to 11 lbs.
  • comes with 3 AAA batteries
  • tare function for zeroing out
  • 4 sensors for high degree of accuracy
  • available in red or black
  • measures in grams, ounces or pounds

As of February 2015, 89% of reviewers give it five stars, saying that it provides form as well as function, the digital display is easy to read, and that the bowl is perfect for measuring salads, liquids, and other contents.

I was looking for a scale that was easy to store and easy to read. This fit the bill. The bowl is large enough that I can weigh all the dry ingredients for baking. That was a surprise for me. If you are looking for a scale that is worth the money and really works, get this one.

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Kitchen Gurus Glass Top Digital Food Scale - Ultra Slim Design

Kitchen Gurus Glass Top Digital Food Scale

*Ultra Slim Design​

Our second-place scale by Kitchen Gurus has an easy-clean glass surface with no grooves to trap food.

Precise measuring

This scale gives you the ability to measure ingredients on an even more detailed level: fluid ounces, milliliters, grams, kilograms, pounds, or ounces. Great for recipes that require very precise quantities!

Slim design

The super-thin form of the Kitchen Gurus scale allows for storage in your cabinet, drawer, or shelf, freeing up counter space for food preparation or larger appliances.

Features and Specifications:

  • 5 year warranty
  • 11 pound capacity
  • requires (2) CR2032 watch batteries
  • tare function for zeroing out
  • available in white or black
  • measures in grams, ounces or pounds
  • 100% satisfaction guarantee

While some customer reviews express frustration with the sensitivity of the buttons, most appreciate the slim design and precision of measurement.

Not only is it accurate in measurements, but it’s lightweight and a great size for taking to class in my bag. Easy to clean, and the touch-buttons work well so you don’t have to keep hitting the spot a bunch of times before it does anything.”

Culinary Student
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EatSmart Precision Elite Digital Kitchen Scale review

​EatSmart Precision Elite Digital Kitchen Scale

Coming in third with an 87% five-star rating is the EatSmart Precision Elite scale.

15 lb. capacity

The EatSmart Precision Elite adds 4 lbs. to your weighing capacity compared to the top two scales.

Stainless steel surface

A stainless steel scale surface offers both durability and increased food preparation safety.

Features and Specifications:

  • includes 4 AAA batteries
  • tare function for zeroing out
  • free guide to portion control
  • measures in grams, kilograms, ounces or pounds
  • 100% satisfaction guaranteed

The phone is picked up on the third ring and I’m talking to the owner of the company. He’s very pleasant, knows his product, solves my problem and is bending over backwards to please me. By far the best customer service experience I’ve ever had. So guess who just earned themselves a lifelong customer.”

EatSmart Customer
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review of Epica Accupro Digital Kitchen Scale

​Epica Accupro Digital Kitchen Scale

The fourth scale in our comparison is the Epica Accupro. White it carries most of the features of the previous three scales, it stands out in two ways.


At a sale price of $14.49 (as of 2/10/2015), it is the only one of the five scales to come in under $20, making it more accessible for customers on a budget.

Small and simple

A great entry-level scale without confusing bells and whistles, the Epica Accupro scale has most of the same features as the previous three: ability to tare out the weight of a plate or bowl, measurement in ounces/pounds/grams/kilograms, an 11-pound capacity, and an easy-clean chrome surface.

Features and Specifications:

  • requires 2 AAA batteries
  • tare function for zeroing out
  • 11 pound capacity
  • easy to read display

As of this writing, nearly a thousand customers gave the Epica Accupro a five-star rating, referencing its entry-level price and accuracy. A customer offered this praise:

I am quite happy with this scale, I have checked it against a 250 gram test weight meant to be used on a scientific lab quality balance and the scale measures it at either 250 or 251 grams which I consider to be very accurate.”

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Ozeri Epicurean LED Kitchen Scale with Removable Glass Platform review

Ozeri Epicurean LED Kitchen Scale​

*with Removable Glass Platform​

Last but not least, the Ozeri Epicurean rounds out our top five kitchen scales in a significant way.

Highest weight capacity

With a weight capacity of a whopping 18 lbs., the Epicurean by Ozeri can handle the heftiest kitchen measurements, even your Thanksgiving turkey!

Stylish design

This scale features a removable glass platform for simple clean-up, but users really appreciate the glossy black surface that looks elegant while hanging out on a countertop.

Features and Specifications

  • uses 4 AAA batteries
  • 18 pound capacity
  • tare function for zeroing out
  • high contract LED screen
  • measures in grams and ounces
  • sleek design

The Epicurean has fewer reviews than the other four scales, but as of February 2015 it had received 134 five-star reviews out of a total of 153 provided.

I do a great deal of baking and am the kind of baker who combines ingredients by weight, not volume. Over the years, I have owned several scales, but the Ozeri Epicurean tops them all. It’s beautiful to look at; its curved base and large LED readout make it easy to read, even with a 10qt bowl on the platform, and its size and weight give a sense of real substance. The sleek design, mirror-smooth finish and easily removable glass weighing platform make it easy to clean, and its feather-touch on/off/tare and oz/grams controls make using it a real pleasure. Other scales will come and go, but this is the one I’m sticking with!”

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