Grill Ratings

Become the master of your backyard and get cooking with the right gas, charcoal, or kamado grill. From small to large grills, we've found that performance isn't always tied to price.

View our ratings and reviews and browse our buying guide to find the best grills.

Gas Grills (174)

We test each grill for preheat performance, high- and low-temp evenness, indirect cooking, temperature range, and convenience. Check our ratings to find out how a gas grill performed in our tests, and use the comparison tool to see how different models stack up against each other.

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Portable Grills (25)

Portable grills are perfect bring-along for camping trips and tailgate parties. They are also a suitable option for smaller decks and patios.

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Pellet Grills (17)

The pellet grills in our ratings were given scores based on the following criteria: indirect cooking, evenness performance, cleaning, convenience, and temperature range.

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Charcoal Grills (26)

Our ratings include barrel and kettle charcoal grills. We test each for convenience, cleaning, indirect cooking and evenness. Use the ratings to find out how a grill performed in our tests.

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Kamado Grills (7)

Kamado grills are designed to retain heat—some models can cook 8 hours or longer without the need to add additional coals.

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All Ratings

Whether you are a first-time buyer or a seasoned grill master looking to replace your current grill, there's a grill to fit every cooking style and budget: From portable models you can take camping to larger grills designed to feed the extended family.