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Which Ooni ovens offer a door?

  • The Ooni Koda 12 and Koda 16 do not come with a door, and there is no Ooni doors available as an option, but tons of third-party doors out there.
  • The Ooni Fyra 12 comes with a mostly solid metal door.
  • The Ooni Karu 12 comes with a solid, insulated metal door. The Oven instructions explicitly say to not use the door when using gas.
  • The Ooni Pro 16 comes with a door and explicit instructions to not use it with gas.
  • The Ooni Karu 12G comes with a nice, heat-retaining glass door you can use with gas.
  • The Ooni Karu 16 comes with a hinged, glass door you can use with gas, and an optional ($120) glass half-door that holds in heat on the top and is open on the bottom to slide pizzas in and out.

Doors are a bit of a fraught topic in Ooni land. Some ovens come with doors, and other ovens do not, and Ooni actively discourages any door modifications on safety grounds—they blog on the subject and remove discussions about door modifications on Reddit. They make it clear that doors are not allowed on their early gas-fired ovens (Koda 12, Karu 12 and Pro 16). The Karu 12G and Karu 16 are designed for keeping the door closed when cooking with gas.

So if you have an older Ooni oven, including the Koda 12, Koda 16, Pro 16, and Karu 12 when used in gas mode, you really should be careful about messing around with a third-party door, or using the Karu 12 door with the gas burner.

I’ve closed the door on my Karu 12 on a windy day. The flame started dying and when I opened it back up the mixture of oxygen and gas sent a fireball out of the opening that singed all my arm hair off.

A Karu 12 user on Reddit