Since their inception years ago, tabletop grills have become standard in most homes mainly because of their convenience and space efficient designs. They are also popular for their affordability and their durable and high-performance designs that you can use to prepare different types of foods hassle-free. Even though many notable brands have been developed over the years and are continuing to influence the lives of millions of people positively, our picks of the top 10 best in 2017 are:
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10. Coleman NXT Lite
This Lite edition of Coleman NXT is a tabletop propane-powered grill with a powerful 8,500 BTU system that you can use to grill, sear, and roast several types of foods. Its pre-assembled design is easy to setup and use. Its grill space (168 sq. in.) is surprisingly large for its size and its advanced heat core technology designed to direct heat to localized areas for stovetop cooking. Unlike most traditional grills that require matches or open flames to fire up, this model has a push button-based InstaStart ignition system for matchless convenience. Its removable grate allows you to use it with griddles or as a stovetop while its grease management tray (removable) contains messes well.
9. Smoke Hollow LP Grill
Manufactured using a well-finished 205 stainless steel, Smoke Hollow is an aesthetic and functional LP grill with a space efficient tabletop design that does not clutter space. The 305 sq. inches of cooking space offered is large, accommodates and cooks various food types, and has a non-stick finish that prevents meats from sticking or burning. The 12,000 BTU heat output that it generates cooks fast while its built-in legs are not only stable but also fold for easier portability. If you are an outdoor enthusiast, therefore, and shopping for a grill that you can use during your numerous trips, this grill will never weigh you down. Pricing is decent. Its hood is also durable and locks for easier storage and or transportation. You will appreciate its value.
8. Cuisinart CGG-306
Purchase this Cuisinart CGG-306 grill to get a durable and portable kitchen accessory with a premium two-burner design that produces 20,000 BTU of heat. Both burners are stainless steel. Its body is also made of a rust resistant stainless steel while its Twin Start ignition system eliminates the need for matches, as is always the case using traditional gas-powered grills. Setup is also simple (less than 10 minutes) while its large lid and the plethora of cooking accessories that it come with boost its suitability for everyday usage. With an original kit, for instance, you get a thermometer that you can use to monitor temperature whenever you are cooking.
7. Marsh Allen 30052AMZ Kay
Marsh Allen 30052AMZ Kay is a compact charcoal burning tabletop grill with a high-performance 18-inch by 10-inch design with an adjustable three-position cooking grid. Setup is simple. Usage is simpler while the 157 sq. inches of cooking space that buyers get is not only large but also has a rust proof non-stick finish that prevents meats and or vegetables from sticking and burning. For safety, this grill has well-finished wood grid handles that stay cools when in use. It also has two adjustable air vents that you can use to control burn rate and a stable and safety-certified design that never tips.
6. Cuisinart CGG-180T
Compact, portable, and with an aesthetic red-themed body that does not stain nor fade over time, Cuisinart CGG-180T is a valuable tabletop grill that is perfect for both indoor and outdoor usage. Rated 5,500 BTU, this gas grill runs hot. The 145 sq. inches of non-stick cooking space offers is impressive for its price while its ability to cook fish, meats, and vegetable without leeching nutrients or compromising flavors has earned it a good reputation all over the world. All burners are stainless steel. Its legs, on the other hand, are high-grade aluminum and have stabilizing rubber feet.
5. Weber 50060001 Q1000
Ranked among the top 10 best tabletop grills in 2017 reviews, this liquid propane grill by Weber is a stable stainless steel grill with an efficient single burner design that generates up to 8500 BTU. The large (189 sq. inch) cast iron cooking grate that buyers get has a porcelain-enameled design that heats up evenly while the aluminum lid that it comes with is not only durable but also retains heat well for a faster and better cooking experience. Weber 50060001 Q1000 is affordable, has push button ignition and uses disposable cylinders.
4. Char-Broil (Standard)
This standard gas grill by Char-Broil is a well made on the go model that you will enjoy using at home, in your camping, and during tailgate parties. Even though cheap, this grill is durable and has a spacious (187 sq. in.) and a non-stick surface that cooks fast and evenly. The 11,000 BTU-rated burner that it comes with heats up fast while its built-in lid is durable and has an integrated lock that holds it securely in transit. Its legs are stable and foldable for easier storage. The disposable propane cylinders that it uses, on the other hand, are convenient and its adjustable temperature system flare-free.
3. Zojirushi EB-CC15
Are you tired of lighting charcoal or replacing gas cylinders often whenever you are grilling at home? Zojirushi EB-CC15 is a worthy electrical grill that that offers value indoors. It is environmentally-friendly, perfect for grilling, chicken, meats, and burgers, and has a non-stick 12-1/2 by 9-1/4 inch grate and cool touch handles that come in handy when cooking. It also has a variable heat control knob that you can use to optimize heat output and a dishwasher-safe drip tray that contains messes well.
2. Delonghi BG24 Perfecto
Cook perfectly roasted meat and or vegetable with an original Delonghi BG24 Perfecto tabletop grill. Popular among professionals and homeowners alike, this grill is not only durable but also has a non-stick grate with an embedded heating element that distributes heat well for even cooking. Cleaning is simple and the large cooking area offered novel.
1. Cuisinart CGG-200
Choose this Cuisinart CGG-200 propane grill to get a dependable 12,000 BTU accessory made of high-density stainless steel. The Twin Start ignition system that comes built-in guarantees faster and match-free start-up while its modular porcelain enameled surface is durable, super-efficient, and produce juicy and well-cooked vegetable and or meats. Even though this grill lacks and propane tank, you get sensitive temperature gauge and stable folding shelves for storage.