Who doesn’t love BBQ? Warm sunshine, cool spring breeze and the aroma of freshly cooked BBQ seem like a sweet song of heaven for BBQ lovers. With summer just around the corner and spring biding its sweet farewell, having a BBQ party is the best way to spend some quality time with family and friends. Whether you want to go out on a picnic or have a party in your backyard or taking a camping trip, a portable gas grill is a wise choice.
Portable gas grills are very popular among the campers and homeowners alike. This is due to its compact design that offers flexibility and convenience without compromising on quality. With so many varieties available in the market and such wide price ranges, a buyer can easily get confused. Here we have narrowed down the choices for you and review five of the best portable gas grills:
1. Cuisinart All-Foods
This tabletop gas grill is powered by 1200 BTUs and reaches as high as 500 degree F in no time at all. Starting the ignition is easy due to the twist start button. The burners, handles and grill lid are made of stainless steel while the grill is porcelain-coated iron. The grill surface is modular in design and easily interchangeable. A temperature gauge, stainless folding shelves and a removable grease tray are the icing on the top.
2. Cuisinart Petit Gourmet
With its light weight and transport bag, Petit Gourmet is perfect for camping and picnic trips. A drip tray is attached to the bottom and porcelain-coated iron cast grill grate is very easy to clean. The ignition may light after two or three tries which can be a bit of a turn off. However, once lit controlling the flame is easy. The maximum attainable high temperature is 336 degrees.
3. Weber Q2200
One of the finest in the class of portable gas grills, Weber Q2200 features a porcelain coated iron grate, stainless steel burner, cast aluminum and lid and a push button automatic ignition. The grill uses 12,000 BTUs and has a large 280 sq. ft. of cooking area. Two folding side shelves are excellent for keeping cooking ingredients or cooked food. The removable dripping tray is easy to take out and clean. With everything packed, this model becomes a 20lbs tank.
4. Coleman Road Trip
Coleman Road Trip is equipped with two burners, each with 10,000 BTUs. This portable grill comes with a wheel stand and folds down quite nicely like a tote which makes transporting it very easy. It is a decent unit with two detachable side trays, removable dripping tray, porcelain coated iron grates and an electronic ignition. This portable gas grill is highly recommended for camping as it also converts to a 20lbs tank.
5. Char-Broil TRU-Infrared Grill2Go
By far this grill has the manliest design that would make the passersby stop and look twice! This grill can reach hot temperatures within a few minutes. With 9,500 BTUs, removable drip tray, porcelain coated iron grates, Char-Broil TRU-Infrared can cook up meals very quickly. Transporting this tank of grill may be a bit problematic and require two hands. Other than that, this is definitely a sturdy and robust grill that would last long.