The summer season is almost upon us and that means camping trips, visits to the beach and picnics. What better way to spend days out in the nice weather than having a quality barbecue using a portable grill? Of course, this means you have to pick out a grill, which can be a daunting task. There are plenty of grill varieties, ranging from gas-lit to charcoal, as well as various features that can make or break your cooking experience. Here are some of the best portable barbecue grills on the market to help make your choice a little easier.
The Weber Q2200 is a gas grill that is small enough to fit inside the trunk of your car for easy transportation to a campground. Though the grill itself is small, it has a large 280 square-inch cooking surface, burner valve control, a push-button electronic ignition and a removable grease tray. In addition, the grill is pre-assembled, so you won't have to do any work. You can grab this on Amazon for $249.00.
The Cuisinart All-Foods Tabletop reaches 500 degrees and has a twist-start ignition. With a stainless-steel lid, handle and burner, the grill contains an interchangeable porcelain-coated cast iron surface, as well as a temperature gauge and a removable grease tray. The grill also has folding shelves, making it easy to transport. This grill is available on Amazon for $109.43.
The Napoleon Travel Q is lightweight and compact, so you can carry it with just one hand. In addition, it provides plenty of grilling space on heavy cast iron cooking grates. An extra advantage is the grill's twin burner design, which allows for greater versatility as you grill. This grill is being sold for $249.00 on Amazon.
The Coleman Road Trip's collapsible scissor legs include two wheels that can fold to fit into a tote for easy storage. It also has an electronic ignition, removable grease tray, porcelain-coated cast iron grates and two sliding shelves. The grill costs $127.99 on Amazon.
The Aussie Tabletop Grill has a 305 square-inch gas grilling surface, lid locks for transportation, a removable grease tray and warming rack. In addition, its legs fold up for easy storage. The grill is a steal, selling for $73.12 on Amazon.
The portable Cook-Air Wood Fire Grill produces impressive high-grilling temperatures for your barbecues -- the wood-burning grill can reach 1,000 degrees by using an internal fan to push air over the burning wood.
Because it's a wood-burning grill, it adds a touch of smokiness to your food. The grill can be powered by an outlet, car adapter or batteries. The grill runs for #131.32 on Amazon.
The Camco Olympian contains a stainless burner and grate with a cast-iron smoker plate. It also has an electronic ignition and a removable grease tray for it to be easily used. The grill has a mounting rack to attach to an RV, making it perfect for camping trips. This grill costs $179.92 on Amazon.