Best BBQ Grills Deals for Spring 2023

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It’s almost barbecue season. We’ve found the perfect grill for your spring and summer barbecuing needs. Not only did we search through tons of online barbecue deals, but we also consulted barbecue expert Aaron Chronoster. Chronister is the author of “BBQ Makes Everything Better” and the winner of the 2010 Gourmand World Cookbook Award for best barbecue book. He gave CBS Essentials his recommendations for charcoal smokers, pellet smokers, and barbecue stoves.

Weber Smokey Mountain Cooker charcoal smoker, $549 (regularly $649)

Gateway Drum Smokers Charcoal BBQ Smoker, $1,199 (regularly $1,299)

Fast Eddys By Cookshack pellet smoker, $5,880

We’ve found the best deals on barbecue grills for spring 2023. How did we choose the best BBQ at home? We consulted a grilling expert and scoured the internet for barbecue smokers and grills rated four stars or higher. These cooking appliances, loved by customers, received many positive reviews.

No backyard? No problem. Not only did we find barbecue grills for those with backyards, we also found barbecue grills perfect for outdoor patios, terraces and even electric grills for people who want the taste of barbecue but don’t have an outdoor space.

Best BBQ Grills Deals for Spring 2023

Shop barbecue grills on sale from Weber, Gateway, Kenmore, Kamado Joe and more.

Weber Smokey Mountain Cooker charcoal smoker


Weber Grills via BBQGuys

Chronister said this Weber grill is best for beginners. The 726 square inch cooking surface can smoke anything from pork to chicken to a large turkey.

This smoker has two separate cooking zones. It is equipped with adjustable vents for controlling airflow and temperature and an easy-access aluminum door for adding fuel while cooking.

Weber Smokey Mountain Cooker charcoal smoker, $549 (regularly $649)

Gateway Drum Smokers Charcoal BBQ Smoker


Gateway Drum Smokers via BBQGuys

This charcoal barbecue smoker has dual adjustable air inlets and adjustable outlet for temperature control. The removable fire basket can hold up to 10 kilos of charcoal chunks. It can smoke for up to 14 hours.

This smoker grill grate on offer can be used in three positions.

Gateway Drum Smokers Charcoal BBQ Smoker, $1,199 (regularly $1,299)

Kenmore smart charcoal grill



This smart grill from Kenmore has Bluetooth capabilities and allows you to easily set times, monitor four meat probe temperatures, and view the ambient grill temperature gauge right from your phone.

“The smart device is super easy to use. Connect to the Kenmore app and choose your meat type, temperature and doneness. It also notifies you when the meat has reached the temperature you set. [It’s] perfect for those who like to multitask,” shared one reviewer.

Kenmore Smart Charcoal Grill, $298 (down from $350)

Green Mountain Davy Crockett portable wood pellet grill

Green Mountain Davy Crockett portable wood pellet grill

Green Mountain Grills via Amazon

Green Mountain’s Davy Crockett portable, Wi-Fi-enabled wood pellet grill is billed as perfect for tailgating, and Amazon reviewers agree — it has a 4.5-star rating. This stainless steel smart grill runs on 12 V or 120 AC. Download the Green Mountain Grills app to control the Wi-Fi enabled grill through your smartphone or device.

Green Mountain Davy Crockett Portable Wood Pellet Grill, $359 ($399 regularly)

Kamado Joe Big Joe III 24″ Charcoal Grill


Kamado Joe store via Amazon

With this three tier charcoal grill you can cook several things at the same time at different temperatures. This barbecue appliance is equipped with Kamado Joe’s SlōRoller Hyperbolic Smoke Chamber. The function is designed to perfect the taste and texture of food on low-and-slow cooks up to 500 degrees. When searing or grilling at higher temperatures, it can be replaced by heat-resistant plates.

It is now on sale at Amazon.

Kamado Joe Big Joe III 24-Inch Charcoal Grill, $2,752 ($2,999 regularly)

Weber Original Kettle Premium charcoal grill


Weber store via Amazon

This Weber barbecue has a porcelain enameled lid and a rust and peel resistant bowl. Simply place the Weber Original Kettle Charcoal BBQ in your cargo bed or trunk and take it to the tailgate.

According to Weber, this retro grill can be used to grill up to 13 burgers at once. This makes it an ideal grill if you are cooking for a large group. The grill has a built-in thermometer in the lid.

Weber Original Kettle Premium Charcoal Grill, $219 (down from $233)

Weber Q1400 electric barbecue


Weber store via Amazon

If you want the taste of barbecuing but don’t have the space for a traditional grill, this 27-inch electric model is a great option. Finding a power outlet isn’t a hassle, thanks to a 6-foot power cord. The compact grill is equipped with porcelain-enamelled cast iron cooking grates and a removable collection tray.

“This is the best electric grill made… The bigger ones have the same wattage but can’t achieve the same heat,” says a verified purchaser of the grill. “Smaller is better in this case. This appliance is easy to use. No gas, no charcoal, no mess.”

Weber Q1400 Electric Grill, $299 ($359 regularly)

Bella Pro Series countertop smokeless electric indoor grill

Bella Pro Series Countertop Indoor Smokeless Electric Grill

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This affordable, electric countertop grill is easy to take anywhere. It has a non-stick cooking surface that is dishwasher safe and smoke free – another smart option for cooking under a rear tent.

Bella Pro Series Countertop Indoor Smokeless 12-inch x 16-inch Electric Grill, $60

More expert-recommended barbecue grills

Shop even more barbecue grills. These grills come highly recommended by barbecue expert Aaron Chronicister.

Fast Eddys By Cookshack pellet smoker


Cookshak via BBQGuys

This 100% wood-burning, pellet-fired smoker with a cooking area of ​​1,564 square inches can smoke up to 100 pounds of food at one time. The electronically controlled thermostat allows you to preset cooking time and temperature and maintain the temperature when cooking is complete.

Includes four 23 x 17-inch nickel-plated steel racks that are removable and washable for quick cleanup.

Fast Eddys By Cookshack pellet smoker, $5,880

The Good-One Open Range Gen III 36″ built-in charcoal smoker


Good-One production via BBQGuys

Chronister told CBS Essentials that this device has the best built-in smoker. The internal damper allows control over how much smoke enters the room. The twist-style air intakes of the Good-One Open Range Gen III provide precise internal temperature control.

In addition, it has a special firebox under and in front of the smoke chamber that can be attached with a grill grate for direct high temperature grilling.

The Good-One Open Range Gen III 36-Inch Built-in Charcoal Smoker, $1,585

Pit Barrel Cooker 22.5″ PBX Cooker


Pit Barrel Cooker via BBQGuys

According to Chronoster, this is the best direct heat vertical stove. The versatile design of this barrel cooker allows you to smoke, grill and sear. It features the brand’s 360-degree all-round Heat Dynamics technology for consistent, perfectly cooked food.

Pit Barrel Cooker 22.5-inch PBX cooker, $500

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