Top 10 Grills Compared
Not all grills are created equal, and sadly, even a unit touted to be the best grill on the market, equipped with all the bells and whistles, might end up being of lousy quality. This makes it imperative to do a decent amount of reading and research before you hit the stores. Aside from deciding on the cooking system you prefer, you may also need to check out the unit’s overall construction, ease of assembly, plus any service and manufacturer warranties. When buying a grill, remember that the food you get to enjoy will only be as good as your equipment.
Long included among the top 10 grills, the Coleman RoadTrip LXE is equipped with a large handle and wheels that allow you to pull it for positioning into any free space, whether on the balcony or in the yard. Easy to transport, the Coleman RoadTrip LXE Propane Grill folds to a compact, easy to store small size. This unit sets up in seconds and is also easy to clean. The cast iron and porcelain-coated surfaces don’t allow messy drips to become permanent marks that can ruin the looks of the grill. The removable grease tray ensures efficient drip catching. Get steady heat even when the weather is cold, thanks to the PerfectFlow Pressure Control System.
Even Amy Farrah Fowler in The Big Bang Theory considers this model one of the top rated grills available, as she mentions coveting her mom’s George Foreman grill. Versatile and efficient, the George Foreman Indoor/Outdoor Electric Grill provides an incredible 240 square inches of grilling space so you can cook for the entire family at one time. The broad space also enables cooking of a variety of foods, from several burger patties to slabs of steak. You can even cook a whole bird! This grill comes with Foreman’s patented grease and fat draining system, which consists of a sloping grate base that draws fat away from the food and collects that in the easy-to-empty tray.
A smart fusion of form and function, the Weber 46110001 Spirit E210 Liquid Propane Gas Grill carries well thought out details down to the tiniest screw. With this durable machine, you can enjoy grilling on and on for years. Basic but elegant, the grill features two stainless steel burners plus practical features such as stainless steel side tables that can be folded down when not in use. The grill is built with porcelain-enameled cast iron cooking grates that offer superb heat retention and easy cleaning, aside from requiring no seasoning. The grill offers a 26,500BTU per hour input, for easy locking in of flavor.
Built as a rugged charcoal hibachi-style unit, the Lodge L410 Pre-Seasoned Sportsman’s Charcoal Grill is great for car camping, intimate patio parties, tailgating and picnics. It is built with a draft door that regulates the heat, so you can grill and fry. The grill is intended for use in any space where a self-contained cooking source is required. The flip down door makes the coals accessible. The grill is geared with two adjustable heights, for convenient level changes and effortless tempering of the cooking speed. The grill is seasoned so it’s ready to use out of the box.
Giving you the best results thanks to how it distributes heat evenly, the Delonghi BG24 Perfecto Indoor Grill boasts a fully embedded grill plate heating element. It improves the grilling process to keep food juicy and not over-dried, due to the tempered glass lid. The unit can also keep grilled food at optimally warm temperature, for enjoyment during mealtime. The large cooking surface enables you to prepare a meal for the whole family. The detachable, adjustable thermostat ensures that food is grilled to perfection according to your preference. The nonstick grill plate is easy to clean and is supplemented by the non-stick drip tray.
This innovative kettle grill offers 363 square inches of total cooking space, for simultaneous cooking of different foods. The unit has a 22-inch-diameter plated steel cooking grate that provides easy cleaning. The rust-resistant vents ensure years of use, so you can continue to enjoy your favorite grilled foods with the family. The porcelain-enameled bowl and lid are supplemented with glass-reinforced nylon handles, offering convenient use and perfect grilling results at just the right temperature. The aluminum ash catcher provides easy clean-ups, and is also supplemented with the aluminized steel One-Touch cleaning system.
This four-burner, 40,000 BTU gas grill offers exceptional cooking power plus an extra 10,000 BTU lidded side burner that provides extra space for flavorful covered grilling. The grill comes with 480 inches of primary cooking on porcelain-coated cast iron grates, which is supplemented by 180 square inches of secondary cooking on the porcelain-coated swing away. The large painted metal side shelves also offer plenty more workspace so you can optimize every inch of space on the grill. Adding style and durability to the unit is the fascia, control panel, handle and stainless steel lid.
Outfitted with cast iron cooking grates and a side drawer, the Char-Griller 1515 Patio Pro Charcoal Grill offers 250 square inches of cooking space. The side shelf serves to hold utensils and other items during the grilling process. The stay-cool wood handle allows checking of the grilling progress at any time. The double steel bottom provides the elements of durability and reliable long-term functionality. The side air vent ensures that food is not overcooked. The wheels enable problem-free mobility. The side drawer enables you to dump the ashes easily and conveniently.
Even Homer Simpson himself would find nothing to complain about in the Char-Broil Santa Fe Charcoal Grill. This impressive grill has a 435-square-inch primary cooking area plus 176 square inches for the secondary cooking area, so you can cook more in less time. The black porcelain-coated cooking grates are easy to clean and offer a superb cooking surface that seals the delicious juices in and infuses the food with better flavor. The adjustable height fire grate brings the food closer or farther from the coals, so you can ensure the best level of cooking possible.
The Dyna-Glo DGN576DNC-D Premium Charcoal Grill features a charcoal basket adjustment tray system, so you can optimize heat control while enjoying cooking flexibility. The three cast-iron heavy duty porcelain enameled cooking grates are capable of retaining heat for effective searing of foods and to ensure that natural juices are locked in. The stainless steel smoke stack is equipped with an adjustable flu cap for reliable heat control. The heavy-gauge cast-iron charcoal front access door enables easy addition of cooking elements for great results. The lockable heavy-duty 8-inch resin wheels enable effortless mobility.