Top Grills and Smokers for Backyard Barbecues

Hey grill-seekers: we've assembled some top picks to meet any of your grilling or smoking needs.

Keep in mind: Price and stock could change after publish date, and we may make money from these links.
August 05, 2019

The Rosle Charcoal Grill has a hinged lid and more grill surface than many of its competitors' charcoal grills and an angle on modern-looking grills. Their unique rail storage system keeps tools close at hand.

BUY IT: Amazon, $379.76

This two-burner grill is designed to fit on a small patio, yet still boasts the same features of the larger Genesis II models. The sleek open-design and folding side table provide additional room and accessibility of your grill tools, creating a relaxing and hassle-free grilling experience.

BUY IT: Walmart, $499

This Smokin' Tex smoker is for getting serious about smoking. With room for 60 pounds of heavy cuts, four regular racks and a seafood rack, you'll be ready for any large picnic.

BUY IT: Williams Sonoma, $599.95


Control the temperature of your grill without lifting the lid by easily adjusting the dampers. Closing the dampers completely will cut the oxygen flow to help extinguish coals. The One-Touch cleaning system provides hassle-free cleanup of charcoal ash and debris by wiping it into a high-capacity, removable ash catcher.

BUY IT: Amazon, $165


Is it a grill... or an oven...or both? This Hasty-Bake Gourmet 256 Charcoal Grill gives you the ability to cook for one or 100. If you're serious about your rotisserie, you even have the option to run two at a time.

BUY IT: Amazon, $1,399


The smokey, black bullet of goodness is here for another season. This 18-inch version features two cooking grates, a porcelain-enameled exterior and a silicone temperature grommet to monitor the internal temperature of your smoker.

BUY IT: Amazon, $329

The cast aluminum of the PK Grill makes it different. It offers better reflection and retention of heat. Combine that with the ventilation system and you might have everything you need.

BUY IT: The Home Depot, $369.99


This versatile and portable grill boasts a split cooking grate that allows you to replace half of the cooking surface with a cast-iron griddle for all sorts of foods, including pancakes. With plenty of space and push-button ignition, this might just be the perfect fit for you.

BUY IT: Amazon, $209

Get grilling with the Weber Performer Charcoal Grill. It has a cooking area of 363 square inches, making it ideal when cooking for a crowd. The grill features a built-in lid thermometer, a hinged cooking grate and a one-touch cleaning system. A removable, high-capacity aluminum ash catcher makes clean-up easy, while the all-weather wheels make it simple to move. The portable charcoal grill also has a tuck-away lid holder, a rust-resistant damper and three tool hooks for convenient cooking. A built-in thermometer ensures your foods are cooked to perfection.

BUY IT: Walmart, $279


Who says you can't have it all? The PGS Legacy Pacifica Gourmet Grill features three powerful burners capable of delivering up to 80,000 BTUs so you can smoke, grill, roast and saute almost anything. And with a 720-square-inch Vari Grid main cooking area and 260-square-inch warming rack, you might be able to do it all at once! But what about roasting? Well, the Pacifica has you covered with an infrared burner with optional rotisserie kit so you can slow-roast a bird or two as well.

BUY IT: Walmart, $4,004

Next Up

7 Top-Rated Coffee Makers to Break Your $5 Coffee Habit

Say goodbye to standing in line and paper coffee cups with these highly-rated coffee makers from Amazon that will make you want to stay in for just one more cup.

Save Up to 50% Off Top Outdoor Products Today Only for Prime Day

Make the most of the sunny weather while these final Amazon Prime Day deals are still hot.

7 Top-Rated Smoothie Blenders to Kick-Start Your Day

Get healthy and happy with morning smoothies that are both nutritious and delicious. These top-rated blenders can help supercharge your day and put a spring in your step.

Target Launches 3 New Brands With Gen Z in Mind

Sorry, Millennials; it's all about Gen Z.

Our Top Picks From Bed Bath & Beyond's Big October Sale

Don't miss all these fab finds for your home at Bed Bath & Beyond's Columbus Day sale.

Smoked, Grilled or Fried? How to Cook the Best Turkey Ever

Here's everything you need to free up the oven for other things and still make Turkey Day magic.

Add This KitchenAid Stand Mixer to Your Cart While It's Still 53% Off at Walmart

It's capable of nearly any task, super compact and on sale for a limited time only — so you'd better act fast!

Don't Miss This Amazon Early Black Friday Hand Mixer Deal

Get a jump on those pies and cookies while this Black + Decker Helix Hand Mixer is on sale.

10 Beautiful Appliances to Upgrade Your Home

Take the edge off everyday chores with sparkling and stylish home appliances.


Follow Us Everywhere

Join the party! Don't miss HGTV in your favorite social media feeds.