In the modern civilization we invent many surprising tools or things which make our daily labor easier. A gas grill is one of surprising inventory. Basically it is a kitchen type tool which helps you to make delicious food. If you want to enjoy a camping or picnic with your family or friends then a portable gas grill is all you just need. A portable gas grill is one of the best cooking solution and even solid replacement option for traditional camping, picnic or backyard grilling. A portable grill comes with compact design and also offers great flexibility and convenience without lose any quality. The cleaning process of a portable gas grill is very simple. Well, it seems a good portable grill is just the ticket if you are going for abroad grilling with your friends or family members.

Types of portable grill:

There are different types of portable gas grill you will find in market or online place and they comes from different branded companies like:

  • Weber: Weber is one of the popular griller companies in market place. This company feature unique model and compact design portable griller. They come with big cooking surface area. Weber also features charcoal based grillers which perform really well.
  • Napoleon: well, napoleon is also a branded company which provides long lasting BBQ portable griller. They comes with compact design and available in your desired size. The average surface of grilling is 200 square inches. Well made construction promises long time performance.
  • Coleman: the coolest griller company we noticed. This company has many positive reviews about their provided griller. The griller of this company contains compact design and flexibility. Cole man griller comes with unique feature like ignition lighting system and lock system.
  • Char broil: the first portable griller is manufacturer by char Broil Company. Char broil Griller Company also features charcoal grill. They comes with different size and available in any online market place. Char broil grillers are made of heavy duty metal with long time durability.
  • Cuisinart: cuisinart company provides not only gas grill also charcoal grill. This company griller offers you well made, powerful and well designed. User loves these grillers because these grillers are easy to move due to the compact size.

Beside this there are also many griller companies like smoke hollow, broil king, solaire, green mountain etc. every griller company promise their best service, so it depends to you which company you want.

Buying guide:

It’s not easy to buy a best portable griller for your purpose. There are many griller companies and they features different types of portable grillers. Each griller has its own size, design, features and performance ability. When you are being prepared to buy a griller you will definitely get confused. In this case if you focus some important point then we make sure that you can find a griller and it’s containing the power to satisfy you. So, let’s focus some points:

  • Size: if you are thinking that you want to buy a portable gas grill that you might take camping or picnic or backyard grilling then there are some small model that might perfect for you. On the other hand you can find a giant one if you use to smoke a few rock ribs. Well, it’s about the difference between cooking area. The bigger size you buy bigger cooking area you will get. Before you buy a griller think about how you are going to use the griller and make sure you have enough space for your cooking.
  • Affordable: well, it is an important part of grill users. Maximum griller comes with higher price which is not really easy to buy. But a portable griller comes with affordable price and can it can your fancy option.
  • Temperature: it is an important part of a portable gas grill. Every griller provides different temperature. Focusing on your cooking style or process you have to decide what temperature you want in a griller, and then buy a griller.
  • Clean: it doesn’t matter what version you buy remember that you have to deal with ash and buildup, so anything that makes the cleaning process easier claim it. And also make sure that your desired griller is dishwasher safe or not.
  • Style: portable grill comes with featuring different style; you have found your desired style. And make sure that is affordable.
  • Durability: you don’t want buy a portable grill which shows weak performance. So, try to invest your money to a durable quality griller.
  • Burners: for portable gas grills focus on burners because it is the important part of a portable gas grill. Burners with a 10 years warranty should last longer than basic steel burners. To protect the burners from dripping grease most gas grill built with metal deflector between the grates and burners.
  • Grates: grates where you cook food. So, make sure that your desired griller grates are made of stainless steel or cast iron because these work really perfectly for holding heat. And they are also easy to clean.

Our hottest picks:

We have two types of portable griller some of based on propane gas and the others based on charcoal. Choice is yours what type do you want.

Coleman fold N Go Portable Grill

Want to cook breakfast, dinner, lunch on a grill that folds up smaller than a briefcase with light weight then you must buy Coleman fold N Go portable propane grill. It provides large cooking area which gives you to prepare food for camp.  All you have to do just push the instant heat button ignition. Then set the heat with the adjustable burners. The compact design and unique technology helps you to keep the heat steady on 6000+ BTU burners. It light weight helps you to carry it anywhere any time and due to its small size you can easily fold it with briefcase or your backpack. It contains a small fuel tank. It is also very easy to clean and maintain. It contains a removal tray which collects the grease while you are cooking. It also a removal cooking grates. This griller is totally dishwasher safe.

Product information:

Product dimension 14*16*4.5 inches
Item weight 10 pounds
Shipping weight 10.4 pounds
Manufacturer Coleman
ASIN B001RTY0JA
Item model number 2000020926
Customer reviews 4.0 out of 5 stars

Pros:

  • It contains instant ignition push button for lighting.
  • Total BTU power is 6000+.
  • Total cooking area surface is 105 square inches.
  • To control temperature it has adjustable burner.
  • It has perfect flow technology which provides consistent performance.
  • It has removal dishwasher safe cooking surface helps you to easily clean.
  • It also provides removal grease management tray.
  • This griller built with handle which make sure easy control and carrying.
  • It comes with 3 years limited warranty.

Napoleon TQ2225PO Travel Q Portable Grill

By using this griller you can get high quality grilling experience wherever you go. This the perfect tool for camping, tailgating and picnic. You can set this tool just in 10 seconds. Can you imagine that!! It is for them who lives a compact life style. You can grill up to 16 burgers on the 225 square inches grilling area. The cooking grids are made of porcelain coated cast iron make sure long time durability. This griller takes standard potable propane cylinder with optional hose extension. Napoleon travel griller is made of stamped steel for long time durability. The burner is made of stainless steel which resists rust while directing the heat on the grill.

Product information:

Product dimension 25*24*11 inches
Item weight 30 pounds
Shipping weight 32.8 pounds
Manufacturer Napoleon
ASIN B0075IIA02
Item model number TQ2225PO
Customer reviews 4.7 out of 5 stars

Pros:

  • The total cooking surface is 225 square inches.
  • It can grill up 16 burgers in one time.
  • Perfect for tailgating, camping.
  • With convenient tool hooks on the sides and the stand you can place it in your home or road wherever you want.
  • The griller is made of steel provides great durability.
  • A stainless steel burner resists the heat evenly everywhere in griller.
  • It has cast iron porcelain grids.
  • It contains easy cleanup process.

Weber 1211001 Jumbo Joe 18 Inch Charcoal Portable Grill

Need a large cooking surface from a portable grill? Tailgaters, campers, and all grilling on the go will appreciate the jumbo Joe gold an extra large but still portable charcoal grill.  The Weber jumbo Joe is the most identified charcoal and now Weber grill comes with portable size. Well it’s a charcoal based grill with portable design. It comes with porcelain enameled bowl and lid with a cooking area of 240 square inch 18.5 inch diameter plated steel cooking grate rust resistance aluminum dampers and ash catcher. One glass reinforced nylon handle makes is more compact. The assembled dimension of this product is 19.75*20.5* 19.75 inch.

Product information:

Product dimension 19.8*20.5*19.8 inches
Item weight 17.9 pounds
Shipping weight 17.9 pounds
Manufacturer Weber
ASIN B0098HR0RC
Item model number 1211001
Customer reviews 4.7 out of 5 stars

Pros:

  • 240 square inches total cooking area.
  • Contains porcelain enameled bowl and lid.
  • 5 inch diameter plated steel cooking grate.
  • It has one glass reinforced nylon handle.
  • Its use charcoal as fuel.

Coleman Road Trip Propane Portable Grill

If you are searching for a top rated portable grill for camping or road trips then you might take a glance to this Coleman road trip portable griller. It has many positive reviews and great cooking performance. This portable griller features 20000+ BTU of cooking power. It comes with a large cooking surface, two cast iron grilling grates, a perfect temperature control system and also a sliding slide table where you can keep ingredients. It has collapsible stand with wheels and that helps to easy transport. This grill use 16.4 oz propane cylinder. Many users say that it’s the best camping portable griller ever. And they also observe that this portable griller is very easy to clean and it fits in a car without any trouble. It is very surprising that you can quickly fold up and unfold this griller.

Product information:

Product dimension 32*35*19 inches
Item weight 44 pounds
Shipping weight 49.3 pounds
Manufacturer Coleman
ASIN B00F3S5QJE
Item model number 2000017438
Customer reviews 4.3 out of 5 stars

Pros:

  • It has perfect flow pressure or temperature control system.
  • Takes short time to set up.
  • Easy to transport because of having wheels.
  • It contains two grill grates.
  • It has 285 square inches large cooking area.

This griller features a sliding side table where you can keep anything.

Weber 10020 Smokey Joe 14 Inch Portable Charcoal Grill

The Weber Smokey Joe portable is ideal for picnic, camping. Well this grill is classic travel type grill. This potable grill use charcoal as it fuel. That’s why it also called portable charcoal grill. It comes with 14-1/2 diameter grate. The Smokey Joe portable grill easily cooks three steaks at a time. It has porcelain coated enameled bowl and lid which resist rust and deliver even heat. As plus point Weber throws 31 page owner’s guide filled with cooking tips and recipe.

Product information:

Product dimension 15.6*15.6*9 inches
Item weight 9.4 pounds
Shipping weight 9.5 pounds
Manufacturer Weber
ASIN B00004RALL
Item model number 10020
Customer reviews 4.7 out of 5 stars

 

Pros:

  • It comes with small and compact design, perfect for outside cooking.
  • 14-1/2 diameter cooking grates.
  • It contains glass reinforced nylon handle, helps you to remove the lid.
  • It’s coated with porcelain which helps to prevent rust and fading.
  • This griller comes with 10 years limited warranty.

How our product compare with each other:

Ok let’s start with last product named Weber 10020 Smokey Joe portable grill this has quite light weight while the Coleman road trip griller weight’s 44 pounds. But the main fact is not about their weight, fact is about their fuel. The Weber 10020 use charcoal on the other hand Coleman road trip use propane as its fuel. But both of these products show great performance in cooking. If you want extra Smokey flavor then you can use the Weber 10020 griller.

Or if you want neat and Smoke free grill then you can trust Coleman road trip griller. Beside this Weber 1211001 jumbo Joe also use charcoal as its fuel and its little heavy than Weber 10020. The Weber jumbo Joe has the same compact design as the Weber 10020 has. These two grills play their vital rule with passion.

There is another griller named napoleon TQ2225QO well this griller is really exceptional from our other featured grillers. You can easily pack this griller in your back pack without any trouble. Well the performance of this griller is really good.

We have featured another griller which is really surprising. The Coleman features this grill as Coleman folds and Go. In our featured grillers it is the smallest one. The compact design of this griller is really amazing. It comes with just 10.4 pounds weight. This is the cool griller we reviewed. Well it also known as gas stove.

A beginner’s guide to using portable gas grill:

First of all you always want to have fun obviously when you are grilling in a portable gas grill. But always preheat your grill well and keep your grill fairly clean you don’t want to have a bunch of junk on your griller. In this part we are going to inform you that how to use a portable gas grill.

In first get your cutest apron on. The first step is actually to get the fire going by opening gas or pushing the ignition button. Then open the grill cove or lid to make sure the lighting, after that leave your griller for preheating. Remember always preheat your griller before cooking. After some minutes, the griller gets preheated. Before you start cooking as well and the grates clean little bit better when they warmed up, that’s why we already preheat the griller. Clean the grilling grates by using your kind of brush. After cleaning your grill grates it will look pretty impressive than before. In the second part oiled up your griller grates. You can use vegetable or canola for that. After oiled up control your temperature or set the temperature which means what kind of temperature you want. Then place the food on the grilling grates (if you want direct heat) for roasting. After some moment your desired food will ready for eat.

A beginner’s guide to using a portable charcoal grill:

One of the keys to getting grate results on a portable charcoal grill is to properly arrange the lit coals. If you are looking for delicious grilling experience then bring your home a portable charcoal grill. Don’t worries it is not hard to use a charcoal grill you just have to some basics. Before you start grilling clean the grilling grates, well it is one of the important part before you start grilling. Brush on the grates and try to remove all the ashes from last use. After that determine how much charcoal you will need for meal. If you want to grill something which will take long time to roast then speared charcoal in two layers. Then it’s time for heat up your charcoal. For heating or lighting you charcoal use a chimney starter which is made of metal. Then add newspaper to the bottom and light the newspaper to ignite the charcoal, after that wait for 10 minutes to light up the charcoal properly. In this time you can see the flame coming out from the top. Then carefully pour the burning charcoal in your grill drum. Well you are ready for grilling.

Then lightly oiled up your charcoal grill grates and place it for preheating. Since a charcoal grill does not have any temperature control system (most of them) you have to control the heat by using vents, when you get the correct temperature for your food close the vent. You can also use the damper to increase and decrease the fire. And the place your food in cooking grates and starts cooking your desired mouthwatering food to enjoy.

Grill cleaning tips:

At first make sure your griller is dishwasher safe. If you are using a gas grill then first disconnect the propane tank. But before that warm your griller little bit. It is necessary for charcoal grill too. Then wear working gloves remove the cooking grates and metal plate form griller then place them in hot soapy water, after that start scrubbing in griller with a scrub brush. You can use a big piece foil to protect the heating element of your gas grill; in charcoal grill it is not so important. Then scrub the grill wall and wipe the wall with damp cloth. Now, it’s time to cleaning the grates. Take out them from soapy water and start scrub with brush. After that take of the foil paper you put on your griller and replace metal plate and grate. Then clean the exterior and wipe it.

See, it’s really simple to clean your gas or charcoal grill.

Grilling accessories:

Choosing between gas and charcoal it is really hard. But the accessories you used for grilling it is usable for gas grill and also charcoal grill. We have collected our top tools, now it’s time to review those.

  • Long handled spatula: Long handled spatulas have an offset handle which allows you to slip the spatula under food. For best result you can use silicone or metal spatulas. Due to its long handle you are totally safe from extra heat.
  • Chimney starter for charcoal grill: if you are using a charcoal grill then you must need a chimney for lighting the charcoal. For lighting in chimney use odorless newspapers to initiate the fire and let the charcoal burn until it covered with ash.
  • Meat thermometer: to enjoy a proper cooked meat or food an instant meat thermometer is needed. Just insert the thermometer into center of food or meat. A meat thermometer makes sure that your food is undercooked or overcooked.
  • Grill brush: it is very important to keep the grill rack clean. For this you need a grill brush. Each time you grill just preheat your griller and then brush the cooking grate with grill brush to remove last times food residue.
  • Basting brush: A busting brush is one of the great ways to add an extra flavor to grilled food. Generally a busting brush is made of boar or plastic bristles. To keep the brush clean just dips into in bleach.
  • Long handle tongs: tongs with spring loaded handles is one of the best grilling tools. It can be used in any food. You can easily hold up foods by using this tool. And the long handle keeps your hands from heat.
  • Grill basket: there are many grilling tools out there. But a grill basket is an important one. It’s actually use to hole up sliced vegetable, fish, meat and other foods.
  • Gloves: while you are cooking in a griller you must wear gloves, it will protect you from burning your hand badly. So, don’t forget this tool.

 

Safety tips:

  • While you are up to use a griller please read the tips and caution which is provide by the griller company.
  • When you are cleaning your griller make sure that your griller is dishwasher safe or not.
  • Always use griller in outside from your hole.
  • Use gloves while grilling.
  • Keep away kids from griller.
  • When lighting your charcoal stay focus.
  • Keep your grill covered when not in use.
  • Before you start cooking preheat your griller for better result.
  • If you are using portable gas grill then maintain the temperature by rotating the knobs or if you are using a charcoal grill maintain the temperature by dampers.
  • Try to clean your griller each 2 months.

We think that these portable grillers are best for you camping or tailgating. Well, we recommend you our best products. In the market place you will found more. So, it’s totally depends to you which one you will buy. Till then take care.

Coleman fold N Go portable grill

  • It contains instant ignition push button for lighting.
  • Total BTU power is 6000+.
  • It has perfect flow technology which provides consistent performance.
  • This griller built with handle which make sure easy control and carrying.
  • It comes with 3 years limited warranty.

Napoleon TQ2225PO travel Q portable grill

  • It can grill up 16 burgers in one time.
  • With convenient tool hooks on the sides and the stand you can place it in your home or road wherever you want.
  • It has cast iron porcelain grids.
  • It contains easy cleanup process.
  • Perfect for tailgating, camping.

Weber 1211001 jumbo Joe 18 inch charcoal portable grill

  • 240 square inches total cooking area.
  • Contains porcelain enameled bowl and lid.
  • 5 inch diameter plated steel cooking grate.
  • It has one glass reinforced nylon handle.
  • Its use charcoal as fuel.

Coleman road trip propane portable grill

  • It has perfect flow pressure or temperature control system.
  • Takes short time to set up.
  • Easy to transport because of having wheels.
  • It contains two grill grates.
  • It has 285 square inches large cooking area.
    Weber 10020 Smokey Joe 14 inch portable charcoal grill

  • It comes with small and compact design, perfect for outside cooking.
  • 14-1/2 diameter cooking grates.
  • It contains glass reinforced nylon handle, helps you to remove the lid.
  • It’s coated with porcelain which helps to prevent rust and fading.
  • This griller comes with 10 years limited warranty.