Nothing says summer like food sizzling on the grill. Here in North America, this past Memorial Day weekend marked the traditional start of summer. It’s the perfect occasion to wheel the old grill out of the garage … and realize it’s rusted beyond repair. If that happens to you, fear not. We have been testing grills for more than two years—searing, smoking, grilling, and even baking on grills—to find the best choice for everyone. Below, you’ll find our top picks for each category (charcoal, gas, pellet, hybrid, and other types) as well as a few alternatives, plus general buying tips if none of these capture your fancy.
For your other outdoor needs, be sure to check out our buying guides to the Best Portable Grills, Best Grilling Accessories, Best Camping Gear, Best Tents, Best Rain Jackets, and the Best Binoculars.
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