10 Top-Rated Grills to Fire Up This Summer

If you're shopping for a new grill, here are ten top-rated models (from deluxe to portable) worthy of your consideration—and your backyard.

  1. Fire Up the Barbecue

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    Fire plus meat equals grilling, and nothing smells more like summer than the sizzling aroma of a tasty barbeque. Whether you’re a proponent of propane or a die-hard charcoal connoisseur, we’ve identified some of the top-rated, new grills, based on rankings from leading consumer testing sites and reviews by actual users. Bon appétit!

  2. Weber Genesis E-330

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    The Weber Genesis E-330 received high marks from a variety of review sites, including a "Best Reviewed" nod from Consumer Search. The full-featured gas grill was cited for its performance, 507-square-inches of cooking space, and for its solid construction, quality and durability. At GrillsDirect.com; $799.

  3. Broil-Mate Stainless Steel Gas Grill

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    This powerful five-burner grill features a 50,000 BTU main burner, 10,000 BTU side burner, and more than 805 square inches of cooking area, earning it top marks from Ace Hardware shoppers. Noteworthy features include sturdy construction, ease of assembly, temperature control and a large cooking surface. At Ace Hardware; $439.

  4. Masterbuilt 10040310

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    This deluxe, full size Masterbuilt charcoal grill received 4.5 stars from Sears’ shoppers, who dubbed it the “super grill.” The grill features more than 786 square inches of cooking area and can cook up to 36 four-inch burgers at one time. Reviewers liked the grill's sturdy, steel construction and ease of assembly.  At Sears; $189.

  5. Char-Griller Duo

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    This grill garners high marks from Lowe's shoppers in part because it combines “the best of both worlds” with its three-burner gas grill and companion charcoal grill. With more than 1,250 square inches of cooking area, reviewers cited durability, ease of use, convenience and versatility as top features. At Lowe's; $299.

  6. Char-Broil 6-Burner Propane Gas Grill

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    Offering 65,000 BTUs of cooking power, a sear burner and more than 900 square inches of cooking area, this six-burner grill earned 4.5 stars from Home Depot shoppers. Reviewers found it “perfect for parties” and cited excellent temperature control among its many positive features. At The Home Depot; $329.

  7. Weber 386002 Q 100 Portable

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    This liquid-propane portable gas grill boasts 8,500 BTUs of cooking power and 189 square inches of cooking area, earning it a near perfect consumer rating on Amazon. Reviewers praised the grill’s quality construction, durability and portability, and noted its capacity to grill enough for a family of four. At Amazon; $149.

  8. Lodge Logic Hibachi Style Grill

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    The portable Lodge Logic Hibachi grill garnered 4.5 stars from Target shoppers, who cited it's rugged construction, quality performance and corrosion resistance. Perfect for tail-gating, picnics, camping or the beach, this grill lets you adjust the grates to two different heights for added convenience.  At Target; $99.

  9. Meco Ultimate Electric Grill Cart

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    The Meco Electric Grill—with its 200 square inches of cooking space and variable 1,500-watt heating element—earned 4.5 stars from reviewers on GrillsDirect.com, who praised its ease of use, quick heat and easy clean-up. Other features include a 120-volt, UL-listed rotisserie, heat-saving reflector pan, and food view window. At GrillsDirect; $219.

  10. Vision Grills Classic Kamado Charcoal Grill

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    The Vision Kamado grill scored 4.5 stars among Costco shoppers due to its precise temperature control, superior construction and flexible cooking (the unit sears, grills, and smokes meats and vegetables, and can even replicate wood oven cooking for pizzas and breads). The thick ceramic construction creates a convection heat environment for even cooking that reduces charcoal usage. At Costco; $689.

  11. Coleman RoadTrip

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    This 20,000-BTU two-burner gas grill has two powerful burners for faster outdoor cooking (even in cold weather), earning it 4.6 stars from Wal-Mart shoppers. The RoadTrip gas grill can sit on the supplied stand or a regular table, and features a handy, 285 inch mix-and-match cooking surface that serves as a grill, griddle or stove. At Walmart; $199.

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