5 Grills That Smoke the Competition

Summer might be gone, but that doesn't mean you have to give up grilling! Whether you need a setup for tailgating or you just want to host a few more backyard parties before winter weather sets in, we've got you covered.

  1. Masterbuilt 30" Analog Smoker with Pewter Door

    Masterbuilt 30

    Whether you're a BBQ novice or a seasoned pro, this Masterbuilt 30" analog smoker will get you fired up to cook. With an at-a-glance temperature gauge, the Masterbuilt is a snap to use—and you don't have to deal with fussy charcoal or a propane. Just slide in your wood chip tray, and throw in up to 60 pounds of food on one of three roomy chrome racks. Available at Walmart; $123.08.


  2. Rustler 40 in. Vertical Smoker and Grill

    Rustler 40 in. Vertical Smoker and Grill

    Cook for a crowd with this RiverGrille Rustler 40" vertical smoker and grill! With six cooking grids, integrated hooks for hanging sausages, a firebox, and height-adjustable cooking grates for even more versatility, this setup can handle nearly anything. Available at Home Depot; $249.


  3. Backyard Grill 2-Burner Gas Grill

    Backyard Grill 2-Burner Gas Grill

    Great for families and small get-togethers, this 2-burner gas grill has plenty of space to cook for up to five at a time. With its 15-burger capacity, and quick and easy setup, it's also great for kicking off a backyard party in no time. It features two 12,000 BTU burners, porcelain-coated cooking grid, warming rack, and powder-coated steel side shelves. Available at Walmart; $88.03.


  4. Char-Broil Deluxe Charcoal Smoker and Grill

    Char-Broil Deluxe Charcoal Smoker and Grill

    A general rule of thumb is to allow 72 square inches of cooking space for each person at the table. This Char-Broil Deluxe Charcoal Smoker and Grill is roomy enough to handle a small dinner party with ease. Grill or smoke enough meat and veggies for around nine people with this setup, and have enough space left over for a little extra. It features a 670-sq. in. cooking surface, porcelain-coated grates, offset firebox, smokestack, adjustable dampers, swing-away warming rack, built-in temperature gauge, rust-resistant steel construction, cool-touch handles, two wheels, and storage rack. Available at Jet; $151.31.


  5. Char-Broil TRU-Infrared 240 Gas Grill

    Char-Broil TRU-Infrared 240 Gas Grill

    Perfect for couples or renters, this lightweight Char-Broil Patio Bistro Gas Grill will fit on any tiny patio or balcony. With two tiers of grilling space and a towel bar for all of your must-have BBQ tools, it's surprisingly roomy. Available at Walmart; $141.74.


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