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The unofficial start of summer is here, and with it, a chance to evaluate your OSP (Official Summer Preparedness). Patio table and chairs? Check. Sprinkler to keep that grass green? Check. Top-notch outdoor-cooking setup to take on multiples meals per week and feed hungry mobs on weekends? Er....
If your grill has seen better days and you're on the hunt for an upgrade, we've got great news: Summer deals for gas grills, charcoal barbecues, smokers, pizza ovens and more are spectacular. We know, because we've spent time combing through them to find you the very best.
Check out our favorite deals below — and purchase fast so you can launch your SEI (Summer Entertaining Initiative) asap, and soak up months and months of al fresco joy with family and friends.
No need to sacrifice quality when your needs are smaller. This scaled-down Weber delivers great results. Reviewers are wild about it. "My husband LOVES this BBQ," wrote a delighted wife. "My husband goes on and on about the perfect heat distribution. For the first month I almost never cooked, because he wanted to BBQ every single day :) He is still using this BBQ about 3x a week. He is even trying out recipes from the internet - like a kid with a new toy!"
This multi-talented grill and smoker may just become your new favorite toy — and conversation starter. It makes a great Father's Day gift, too. Says one fan: "This smoker is a great deal!! Some say it is hard to assemble, but i took my time, followed the instructions, payed attention to the pictures, and it was super easy!! it took about an hour. Well made, easily went together, and just the right size to grill or smoke a brisket on."
Short on space but not on appetite? This charcoal grill has a small footprint but great surface area. Beautifully made, in matte porcelain-coated steel, it really brings the heat. Hundreds of fans extol its virtues on the Walmart site. One says, "This is my second RevoAce26 grill.... I loved it so much I bought another, and this one was packaged better than my old one. It arrived totally complete and tip top shape. Takes about an hour to assemble. I love this grill. It/s not too big, so I can cook up to four steaks or 6 burgers at a time. This is perfect for everyday family grilling. The smaller size allows for multiple cooks on a bag of Kingston Charcoal. All I can say is this grill combined with regular Kingston Charcoal cooks a perfect smoky barbecue!"
If you don't have a ton of outdoor space (or just want a secondary, smaller grill for anyone with dietary restrictions), this is the grill for you. Down to just $25, it's portable, so you can bring it with you when you go camping, plus a dual venting system ensures you have ultimate temperature control. With over 9,000 five-star reviews, it's no wonder it's an Amazon No. 1 bestseller!
"I bought this grill so we could cook out hamburgers and hotdogs on the Fourth of July at my mother-in-law‘s," a shopper shared. "This grill exceeded my expectations. All those small I was able to grill all the hamburgers and hotdogs for the three of us without any problem. I’m actually considering buying another one to take it to the beach so I can grill down there if I want to."
At once epic and unintimidating, this machine will make you wonder why you ever thought smoking meat was a big deal. It sets you up to succeed. "The perfect little smoker." says one happy shopper. "I made a practice-run of baby back ribs & chicken wings for Sunday football. The wings came out as the first games were starting and the ribs were done when the second games were starting. Amazing flavor! Follow the instructions, do a little research and the food is great."
For less than $100 you can bring home an outdoor pizza oven that's ingeniously designed to also serve as a standalone fire pit, a grill or a pizza oven. Just separate the pieces to change the use.
The reviews quoted above reflect the most recent versions at the time of publication.
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