Best Propane Gas Grills

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It is not what many would say easy to fathom out which gas grill would suit you best. But we do know for a fact that propane gas grills tend to be the staple choice for both amateur and seasoned grillers. Propane contains more energy, at least double from what you would get from natural gas. Plus, it is easier to install as well. So now the questions become ‘Which propane gas grill should you buy?’ and that is where we come in.

Now of course, while it is clear that propane is the more efficient fuel source here, there are some considerations to take care of with it. It is always advisable to have some reserve tanks at your disposal in case you use up the current supply too quickly and monitor how much you use on an average grilling venture. You should also learn how to specifically maintain and clean your propane gas grill so its quality does not degrade and your food is not in any way compromised.

That said, we can now move on to our list. Below we have assembled 9 of the best propane gas grills we managed to separate from the rest of the market as it were. These products stand out from the rest for factors like durability, build quality, ergonomic design, and value for money. They are about as good as modern technology can render them. Hopefully, they will also help you zero in on your choice of propane gas grill.

Smoke Hollow 205 Propane Gas Grill


Why we like it: Made from high-quality stainless steel and ergonomically designed to be both compact and portable.

This is a gas grill that you can carry along with you and treat people to BBQs wherever you go. It has a stainless steel construction which makes it both sturdy and durable. You can use it for fun activities like camping, boating, picnics, and of course backyard BBQs. Its overall profile is compact making it easy to shift around and store. The lid can be locked in firmly, the legs can be folded and there is a big enough carry handle up front to make traveling and setting it up quite easy to do.

This grill depends on disposable 1 pound propane cylinders which do not come as part of the package. However, they are a fairly common accessory in most countries. While it may not be the cheapest gas grill money can buy, you do get a lot for your money. The build quality is impeccable. You get a 205 square inches of cooking area, 105 square inches of warming rack with chrome plating, and a 10,000 BTU stainless steel U Burner. You also get a stainless steel drip tray.

Solaire Anywhere Portable Infrared Propane Gas Grill


Why we like it: Generates a potent level of heat for making your food juicy and flavorful and suitable for a variety of outdoor settings.

If you are particularly passionate about your food, you ought to try this one out when you get the chance. The Solaire propane gas grill uses an infrared burner which can really draw out the juices from the ingredients and make the dish taste succulent and full of flavor. It is certainly not a benefit you can expect from your standard run of the mill BBQ grill. A professional chef would agree that in order to achieve great taste, you need a high level of heat which is precisely what this grill provides.

The Solaire is a pretty good choice of grill to use for camping, picnics, boats, balconies, RVs, or tailgaters. It comes with its own carrying bag which has been fitted with 3 pockets for 1 pound propane cylinders. The entire grill is impressively lightweight for a commercial grade stainless steel construction. The honeycomb ceramic infrared burner located underneath can hot up all 155 square inches of cooking space easily. It lights up with a simple push-button rapid-spark electric igniter. Warranty is valid for a year.

Blackstone Outdoor Cooking Gas Grill


Why we like it: With four adjustable burners, a stainless steel construction, and over 750 square feet for cooking, this grill is tremendous value for money.

This grill from Blackstone is a bit on the expensive, but we shall soon see why that it is. First off, the parts have been meticulously designed and engineered so that they are easy to put together during assembly. Everything, including the burners, is made from stainless steel. And yes, we say ‘burners’ because this grill has not just one but four of them, four 15,000 BTU H-style burners. But they have not been put there merely to justify a slightly uppish price.

This grill actually needs that many burners to efficiently heat up some 756 square inches of cooking space. As you have probably guessed by now, it was meant to be an ideal cooking apparatus for extremely well-attended parties and get-togethers… or if you just have a big family. The more the merrier, right? The heat level on the burners is adjustable between low heat and high heat so you can cook your food to perfection and 2 of the 4 wheels have locks stationed on them to stop the food from escaping.

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Napoleon TQ285-BL Portable Propane Grill


Why we like it: Delightfully compact and lightweight to carry around with you but spread out generously when it is time to cook.

It may look like a small grill at first glance but by some manner of engineering witchcraft, it happens to contain no less than 285 inches of cooking space. So how the blazes did they manage that?! That is basically 18 fairly large hamburgers in one round. With properties like that, there is very little to wonder about why this thing has the word ‘Napolean’ in its name. Sure it looks small, but underneath it uses some serious firepower, dual 12,000 BTUs to be precise.

There is nothing old school about this grill. In fact, it is one of the more forward-looking models that we have included here. Instead of stainless steel which is the staple building material for most grills, this uses cast aluminum which makes it incredibly strong and even more lightweight. It has also been set up perfectly for compact storage with its folding legs, lockable handle, and a compact profile overall. It is in a word, perfect for any camping, picnicking, or tailgating situation.

Holland Companion Propane Portable Grill


Why we like it: Made from high-quality stainless steel and still manages to remain lightweight, compact, and easily portable.

There are lots impressive details to talk about with the Holland Companion propane portable grill. But let us start with the warranty. It will be valid for a very good 5 years, more than what you can expect from other grills in its class. It also provided a generous amount of cooking space, up to 212 square inches. The burner runs on a 1-pound disposable propane cylinder and is adjustable between low, medium, and high with its heat settings.

The shipping weight for this grill is quoted to be 21 pounds. That is an impressive figure considering that it is made from stainless steel. While stainless steel is not the first option you go for to reduce weight, it is an acceptable compromise since it offers great durability and high resistance to corrosion. When it comes to food, hygiene trumps lightweight any day. Aside from being lightweight, this grill is also compact and easy to shift around.

Weber 51010001 Q1200 Liquid Propane Grill


Why we like it: Combines aluminum body and stainless steel burner for sturdy lightweight construction and represents good value for money.

You can have this propane grill form Weber with a choice of 8 colors. It features a mix of both cast aluminum and stainless steel in its construction. The body and lid make up the aluminum part of the grill while the 8,500 BTU burner is made from stainless steel. It is enough to heat up a cooking area of 189 square inches. An easy electronic ignition is used to fire it up and fuel is given via disposable gas cylinders at either 14.1 or 16.4 ounces.

As you would imagine, the mix of aluminum and stainless steel mean that this grill is very light and that makes it relatively easier to transport, store away, and set up. It does not cost that much either. Compared to other grill offering similar facilities, it is a real bargain. You can also alternate the intensity of heat given off by the burners between high and low to incorporate more diversity into your food choices. We reckon you will be enjoying a lot of picnics with it.

Char-Broil Classic 280 2-Burner Gas Grill


Why we like it: Brings together all the properties of a good gas grill and sells for a very reasonable amount.

If you care about good food in a small package at a low price, it would be a crying shame if this grill were to escape your attention. Oh, and there is another crucially important feature in it. It is properly durable. Its burners are long lasting and grates are porcelain-coated so you can cook for extended periods without experiencing any glitches. It can do anything from nice juicy stakes to corn on the cob and it will not take too much out of your wallet.

There is a good reason why the grates are porcelain-coated. It is to make them highly resistant to corrosion and easy to clean. There is also a convenient side-shelf with built-in hooks from which you can store your grilling tools in close proximity. There is a Piezo ignition system that uses a push-button to trigger a spark. Cooking space is ample at 280 square inches and is heated by dual 26,500 BTU burners. The whole thing rolls around easily on wheels.

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Coleman NXT Lite Table Top Propane Grill


Why we like it: Lightweight, crammed full of ergonomic features and a very reasonable price tag make this an attractive purchase for most customers.

This is another prime candidate that presents the benefits of a top quality product at a very reasonable rate. It has a 168 square inch cooking area that is heated by 8,500 BTUs, enough to grill up any kind of food you want. It starts with a push button ignition which virtually eliminates of sustaining burn injuries, even minor ones. Special heat core technology directs heat to facilitate stovetop cooking. The porcelain grill is highly resistant to corrosion and easy to clean.

There is also a tray provided specifically for grease management. And the ergonomics just keep getting better. The legs of the grill have a special latch mechanism to make them more convenient. And the whole thing is very much a lightweight cooking apparatus, weighing at just 13 and a half pounds. While there is already a rich diversity of meals that you can prepare over this grill, you can further broaden your options by making an additional purchase of a griddle and stove grate.

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Cuisinart CGG-180T Petit


Why we like it: One of the cheapest items on the list but still in no way inferior to more premium-priced competitors.

It only has a 5,500 BTU burner which does not sound like much but actually, it is more than enough for a 145 square inch cooking space. You can carry it around with its briefcase style handle and it is compact enough to be set up in a small space or on a table top. Being a particularly small grill, its price is down as well. But the fact is it will still serve you and your family well at any camping site of beach site of your choice.

The legs that it will stand on are made from aluminum and can be folded for convenience. A built-in lock will keep the lid fastened down securely. Being a small grill, you would also expect it to weigh little. You would be right. It tips the scales at a mere 13.5 pounds. But it can still accommodate a fair bit of food on it each time around, at least 8 burgers or steaks, up to 10 chicken breasts or 4 pounds of fish.