As of 2015, the Nostalgia Electrics 0.7 cubic foot retro microwave oven receives mostly positive reviews on a variety of websites. However, there are also mixed and negative reviews, with some reviewers being displeased with its small size and limited durability.
The retro look on the Nostalgia Electrics 0.7 cubic foot retro microwave oven attracts a number of positive reviews. Several reviewers who bought the red version of this oven mentioned that it enhanced their kitchen designs. Some reviewers on Amazon referred to the oven as "cute", while others were pleased with its unique finish as compared to other modern appliances.
There were positive, as well as negative reviews on the size of this microwave oven. Some reviewers were pleased with the small space that this microwave oven occupies and mentioned that it did not crowd the kitchen. One reviewer who lives in a college dorm room mentioned that this oven is perfect for people who do not have room for large appliances.
Some reviewers complained that the oven did not fit regular-sized plates or popcorn bags, forcing users to buy smaller bags of popcorn. There were several complaints concerning the oven's display, with some reviewers having experienced difficulties setting the timer. The complicated instructions on how to operate the oven were also mentioned in negative reviews. Some reviewers also mentioned that the oven is noisy and does not cook food evenly.