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After 14 hours of research evaluating 3250 products, we picked Kershaw Leek Knife as the Best Pocket Knife Overall.

How many times have you been out and needed to open something? For that matter, how many times have you grabbed a kitchen knife to open that package from Amazon? (Somehow it seems better than paying for frustration-free packaging... until you can't slice your steaks properly, right?)

Enter the pocket knife!

Pocket knives, also known as "everyday carry" or EDC knives, are handy for those moments when you need a knife but don't want to pop over to the kitchen or the toolbox for a proper blade. They're handy for cooking, car maintenance, and even hiking!

It's not easy to find the best pocket knife for your needs because they're ever so varied, with different sizes, shapes, and a vast assortment of tools.

Where to start?

We've got some of the best, affordable knives right here. We've done the research and testing for you to narrow the options down to only the most useful, practical, and reliable knives on the market.