The 10 Best Grills Under $500 Are Perfect For Grill Masters On A Budget

best grills under 500

For most carnivores, grilling season is always in full swing and you are either very prepared for grilling meats or your are in need of a good grill. Whatever grill needs you have – charcoal or gas, for home or on-the-go – we have a great grill for you on our list of the best grills under $500. Because you don’t need to spend thousands of dollars just to cook a fantastic burger.

Here are the Best Grills Under $500

Weber Spirit E310 Liquid Propane Gas Grill

best grills under 500This stainless steel three-burner gas grill puts out 32,000 BTUs per hour on 424 square inches of cooking area, and its push-button ignition makes start-up a breeze. Full disclosure: I own this grill and I have yet to have even one issue with it in 3 years. On top of that, it is one of the top-selling grills on the market. It is no wonder since Weber is known for making some the best grills around. Buy Here

 

Char-Broil Performance 3-Burner Cabinet Gas Grill

best grills under 500If you’re a gas griller, you can argue that this Char-Broil 3 burner grill (with a 10,000 BTU side burner!!) offers the best bang for your buck. At only $275, this thing has 500 square inches of primary cooking space and a 180 square inch porcelain-coated swing-a-way rack for warming. Like the Weber Spirit above, it also features a Surefire Electronic ignition system. Buy Here

 

Weber Original Kettle 22-Inch Charcoal Grill

best grills under 500If you think grilling with gas and propane is cheating, then this grill is for you. Not only is this Weber grill a top seller it’s also the top-rated grill on Amazon. It boasts a classic charcoal grill design, it’s affordable, and its rust-resistant vents,  aluminum ash-catcher and glass reinforced nylon handles make it built to last. This is a fine grill. Damn fine. Buy Here

 

Coleman Road Trip Portable Propane Grill

best grills under 500If you’re into tailgating, camping or you live in a urban environment, you need a grill that is compact and portable. In the case of this cast-iron Coleman grill, you get all that portability plus 20,000 BTUs it puts out. Another feature of this grill is a removable grease tray which will prevent you from making a mess while transporting it. Buy Here

 

Weber Performer 22-Inch Deluxe Charcoal Grill

best grills under 500Want a Weber charcoal grill with more room for all your grilling accessories? If that sounds like you, then this  22-Inch Deluxe Charcoal Grill is a fine option. You get 363 square inches of cooking space plus with this grill. It also features an electronic Touch-N-Go gas ignition system, an aluminized steel One-Touch cleaning system with removable, high-capacity, aluminum ash catcher, and a removable LCD cook timer and built-in lid thermometer. It is basically takes the classic grill and puts it on steroids. Buy Here

 

Char-Griller Grillin’ Pro Gas Grill

best grills under 500 At 40,800 BTUs, this Char-Griller gas grill actually packs more cooking power than some gas grills that are twice the cost. Not to mention, you also get a 12,000 BTU side-burner. If you want a solid gas grill, but you are looking to spend than $200, this might just be your new grill. Buy Here

 

Char-Griller Patio Pro Deluxe Charcoal Grill

best grills under 500 For under $100, this Char-Griller offers a more affordable charcoal grill option than the Weber Performer 22-Inch Deluxe Charcoal Grill above. Like the more expensive Weber, it also has a shelf for your grilling accessories. It might lack some of the other features of the more expensive Weber, but if all you care about is grilling meat then you can’t beat the price of this grill. Buy Here

 

Commercial Bargains BBQ Pig Lam Rotisserie Roaster Skewer Roast Grill

best grills under 500Are you serious about grilling season? You better be if you buy this rotisserie grill, because it is a beast. As you can clearly see, this bad boy is plenty capable of performing all your grilling needs. You can even grill while you have a 154-pound animal (perhaps a pig) roasting on the spit. Like I said, this one is for the serious grill master who wants to do it all. Buy Here

 

Char-Broil Gas2Coal 3-Burner Gas and Charcoal Grill

best grills under 500The nice thing about this 3 burner grill, with a 420 square inch primary cooking area, is that it quickly and easily converts from a gas grill to charcoal grill without needing to use tools. This is a perfect grill for anyone who sometimes wants the speed that comes with gas grilling and other times wants to enjoy the signature flavors of cooking over charcoal. Now you can do both on one grill. In terms of cooking power, this has 40,000-BTU’s spread across three main burners and also one 12,000-BTU side burner. Buy Here

 

Weber Genesis II Liquid Propane Grill

best grills under 500There is a reason why there are several Weber grills on this list. They make some of the most reliable and best grills under $500. The Weber Genesis II features the GS4 Grilling System which includes two high performance stainless steel burners with porcelain enameled Flavorizer bars. It also has a new grease management system that reduces flare-ups. In terms of cooking space, you get 380 square inches on this with a 114 square inch tuck-away warming rack overhead. And, like most of the non-charcoal grills on this list, this one has an easy start Infinity Ignition to ensure that the gas will ignite and start each burner with ease. Buy Here


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