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5 best charcoal grills in the $50 – $100 price range

In this review we will be comparing the five best charcoal grills in the $50 - $100 price range. All of these charcoal grills are available from amazon.com. They are affordable and convenient for those with a limited budget and are either portable or semi-portable.

Best 50 - 100 dollar grills
Best $50 - $100 grills
Best $50 - $100 grills
Best $50 - $100 grills
Best $50 - $100 grills

Make

Weber

Char griller

WolfWise

Giantex

Miadi

Model

741001

1515 Patio Pro

Portable folding

BBQ Kettle

Portable Folding

Closable hood

Yes

Yes

No

Yes

No

Main cooking area

240 sq. in. (round)

252 sq. in. (18 x 14) 

286 sq. in. (27.5 x 10.4) 

398 sq. in. (round)

247 sq. in. (19 x 13) 

Warming rack

No

No

No

No

No

Charcoal grate

Yes

No, see below

Yes

Yes

Removable sink

Ash catcher

Sweeper and removable tray

Charcoal sits in removable drawer

Charcoal sits in sliding tray

Sweeper  and removable tray

No

Shelves

Wire shelf below

Wooden side shelf

Wire shelf below

2 metals shelves, either side

Wire shelf below

Steel side shelf

Wire spice rack

Handles

Glass,nylon-reinforced with heat shield

Large wooden handle

Metal handles on separate griddle tray

Nylon handles

Small metal handles

Heat damper / vent

Yes, variable

Left vent (coal drawer)

Right vent (food rack)

No

Yes, variable

No

Material

Porcelain-enameled steel

Heavy steel

Stainless steel

Steel frame

Porcelain-enameled bowl and lid

410 Stainless steel

Grill rack material

Plated steel

Cast iron

Stainless steel

Stainless steel

Stainless steel

Wheels

2, plus 1 leg without

2, plus 2 legs without

Removable legs

2, plus 1 leg without

Foldable legs

Temperature gauge

No

No

No

Yes

No

Price

$99

$72.23

$79.98

$54.99

$79.98

Amazon stars, adjusted to nearest 1/2

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It’s gonna be a smokin’ summer!

Here are some pictures of the best charcoal smoker grills for 2018. Remember though, it's important to choose the right barbecue or smoker grill for you. We review BBQ grills that are not smokers elsewhere on this website.

Traeger Grills

Webber 721001 Smokey Mountain Cooker

WEBBER 721001 Smokey Mountain Charcoal smoker grill


Weber 721001 charcoal smoker grill


Weber 10020 Smokey Joe

Weber 10020 Smokey Joe  charcoal smoker grill

Weber Smokey Joe 10020 charcoal smoker grill

Weber 10020 Smokey Mountain charcoal smoker grill


121020 Go-Anywhere Charcoal Grill

Weber Go Anywhere  12120 charcoal smoker grill

Weber Go Anywhere 12120 charcoal smoker grill
Weber Go anywhere charcoal smoker grill
Weber Go anywhere charcoal smoker

Char-broil American Gourmet offset smoker

Charbroil American Gourmet offset charcoal smoke
Charbroil American Gourmet offset charcoal smoker
Charbroil American Gourmet offset charcoal smoker


Dyna-Glo offset smoker (inc. wide model)

Dyna-glo charcoal smoker
Dyna-Glo wide charcoal smoker

Weber 741001 Original Kettle 22-inch Charcoal Grill

Weber 741001 original kettle grill-01
Weber 741001 original kettle charcoal smoker grill in action
Weber 741001 original kettle grill - ash removal sweeper - charcoal smoker


Weber 741001 Original Kettle 22-inch Charcoal Grill

Weber 14401001 Original Kettle

Weber 14401001 hinged food grate
Weber 14401001 ash catcher
Weber 14401001 thermometer

Char-Griller 16620 Akorn Kamado Kooker Charcoal Barbecue Grill and Smoker

Akorn Kamado Kooker charcoal smoker frill

These are all reviewed on this site.

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