We believe with the rising popularity of BBQ culture, almost all average household of in America owns some sort of grills. They come in a plethora of types, namely gas grills, charcoal/wood grills, hybrid grills; among them charcoal grills are the most affordable and compact models. Gas grills can be easier to operate and quicker to clean, but quality of product comes with quantity of money. Surprisingly, many people still prefer this old timey traditional and cheap way of grilling using charcoal. They are said to give foods a texture and aroma that cooking by gas misses out. What are you waiting for when the summer is coming. The sun is shining, birds are singing, let’s grab some chairs and table and throw a grilling party in your backyard. But first, you would have to purchase a decent charcoal grill.
- 1. Weber 741001 Original Kettle 22-Inch Charcoal Grill
- 2. Dyna-Glo DGN576SNC-D Dual Zone Premium Charcoal Grill
- 3. Char-Griller 2-2424 Table Top Charcoal Grill and Side Fire Box
- 4. Marsh Allen 30052AMZ Kay Home Product’s Cast Iron Hibachi Charcoal Grill, 10 by 18-Inch
- 5. Cuisinart CCG-190RB Portable Charcoal Grill, 14-Inch, Red
1. Weber 741001 Original Kettle 22-Inch Charcoal Grill
This model of grill has brought the reputation of the best grill brand for Weber, and this sleek black design indeed brings out the most outstanding cooking sessions. With total 363 square inches of total cooking space in a round structure, foods are cooked perfectly in a roomy surface. Especially, the hemispherical structure helps lock in heat and evenly distribute it around the food. The plated-steel cooking grate has a diameter of 22in, and with rust-resistant vents together they make the best charcoal grill that is both durable and energy-efficient. Porcelain-enameled bowl and lid with glass-reinforced nylon handles enables quick and no-fuzz cleaning; they can sustain 1500F without being cracked or broken. The Weber charcoal grate is especially tailored to withstand extreme heat from charcoal fire. Measures 22- inches in length, 25 inches in width and 38-1/2 inches in height, the device comes with warranty of 10 years, which is probably unnecessary given its fame for longevity.
2. Dyna-Glo DGN576SNC-D Dual Zone Premium Charcoal Grill
This high-end product is worth every penny when it comes with a stunning design and most of all – a bunch of highlighted features. Heat is effortlessly monitored under the stainless steel lid by 2 charcoal basket adjustment tray systems, which of course go along with 4 cast iron porcelain enameled cooking grates. They do a wonderful job of controlling and distributing heat, which contribute majorly to the quality of the foods. Smoke is easily dispersed away by the fixed smoke stack with adjustable flu cap and side vents. The powerful 8″ resin wheels with 3″ locking casters offers secure maneuverability, while side tables and storage basket facilitate storing various foods at best. Plus, users can easily remove the firebox divider to make way for a double grilling zone, which can cater up to a dozen of people. And after-cook cleaning is a piece of cake when the pan flawlessly collects ash and grease, which is stick-free and removable.
3. Char-Griller 2-2424 Table Top Charcoal Grill and Side Fire Box
This oddly horizontally cylindrical charcoal grill wins the hearts of avid BBQ lovers because of its compact design and considerable price. Char-Griller 2-2424 is advertised to bring out the ultimate Texan smoking-styled foods. This classic black piece can be utilized as a table-top grill or a horizontal Texas-style smoker, while switching is effortless and mess-free, but requires a few manual steps. Offering 250 square inch of primary cooking space, this heavy-steel construction grills/smokes the best beef steaks, sausages or hamburgers. Dampers come in 2 and are adjustable, enabling optimal heat controlling. When wishing to smoke food in a true Texan way, users easily attach the grill to the included char-griller barrel grill, or other supplementary tools like 2123 Wrangler, 2828 Pro Deluxe, 2137 Outlaw and 5050 Duo Grill.
4. Marsh Allen 30052AMZ Kay Home Product’s Cast Iron Hibachi Charcoal Grill, 10 by 18-Inch
This 3.4 x 10 x 18in cast iron charcoal grill is equipped with 3 different grid styles, fitting amazingly in a 157 Sq. inch cooking surface. Marsh Allen 30052AMZ also comes with 2 standardized wooden grid handles for easy and fool-proof grid pick-ups. Users can easily monitor heat and charcoal burning rate through the 2 side air vents. Marsh Allen 30052AMZ lives up to grilled-food enthusiasts when being both functional and cost-saving at the same time.
5. Cuisinart CCG-190RB Portable Charcoal Grill, 14-Inch, Red
This glamorous red charcoal grill is from Cuisinart, which offers more than square inches for cooking. The firebox is standardizedly enamel-coated, extremely durable through heat and time. Cuisinart CCG-190RB is truly one of the most sought-after traditional grills when it has all what it takes to be favored: mess-free ash catcher, dual venting system for charcoal management and temperature control, removable and stick-free secure lid lock and so on. This lightweight kitchenware is engineered without wheels, hence re-location can be a bit of a problem. But since it is not too cumbersome and heavy (only 2 pounds), any grown-up can remove it with just a little effort.