Best grill deals – I just found the biggest discounts on the most highly-rated grills for barbecue season

These are the best grill deals, vetted by an expert product tester

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There's nothing like a grill for outdoor entertaining. It's an essential part of any cookout, especially around the summer.

I've tested the best grills for years, so I know exactly what makes for a good grill.

I worked my way through hundreds of grill deals to find offers on tested grills. These models all excel at outdoor cooking, but this isn't an advert. I've added a few caveats that you need to know before you buy one.

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If you want to shop for yourself, here's a quick summary of the best sales so far.

Best grill deals

Weber Original Kettle | Was $154.80, now $139 at Amazon

Weber Original Kettle | Was $154.80, now $139 at Amazon

You don't need anything fancy to grill. This is my favorite charcoal grill. It's simple and cheap but it's easy to ignite, reaches incredibly hot temperatures, and maintains them for hours.

Weber Spirit II E-310 3-Burner Liquid Propane Grill | was $639.99, now $569 at Amazon

Weber Spirit II E-310 3-Burner Liquid Propane Grill | was $639.99, now $569 at Amazon
You can save $60 on the Weber Spirit II E-310 3-Burner Liquid Propane Grill when you shop at Amazon. It's the ideal middle-ground for those who want a powerful gas grill, but who don't want to spend upwards of $1,000. With three burners and extendable arms, it's perfectly family-sized.

Kamado Joe II | Was $1299, now $999 at Home Depot

Kamado Joe II | Was $1299, now $999 at Home Depot
$999 is still very expensive, but it's the lowest price I've ever seen for this Kamado grill. We adored it on test - it's incredible at grilling and even better at roasting and smoking.

Kamado Joe II | Was $1299, now $999 at Home Depot

Kamado Joe II | Was $1299, now $999 at Home Depot

To be clear, this is still very expensive, but this is the lowest price I've ever seen this Kamado grill. We adored it on test - it's incredible at grilling and even better at roasting and smoking.

Weber Q1200 Portable Gas Grill | Was $286.80, now $259 at Amazon

Weber Q1200 Portable Gas Grill | Was $286.80, now $259 at Amazon

This lightweight portable grill is great for taking on the go, and is perfect for cooking on camping trips. The 189-square-inch grill area is more than enough to make burgers for the whole family.

Weber Genesis SPX-435 | Was $1829, now $1579 at AJ Madison

Weber Genesis SPX-435 | Was $1829, now $1579 at AJ Madison
Our tests found that this huge gas grill is perfect for big family cookouts. It has nearly a thousand square inches of cooking surfaces, and you can grill 40 burgers at once. However, while this deal is a good saving, this is the version without a digital thermometer or the app.

Best smoker deals

Ninja Woodfire | Was $369.99 now $299.99 at Amazon

Ninja Woodfire | Was $369.99 now $299.99 at Amazon

This little grill is much, much, better than it should be. We were very skeptical when we put it to the test, but it does a great job at smoking small cuts of meat and grilling burgers.

You can find more details in our Ninja Woodfire Outdoor Grill review.

Traeger Grills Ironwood 650 | Was $1,299.99, now $1,099.95 at Traeger

Traeger Grills Ironwood 650 | Was $1,299.99, now $1,099.95 at Traeger

This is a great smoker for beginners. The 650sq in. capacity is perfect for most families and it won't take up too much space. It's easy to use and even connects over WiFi to give you notifications about temperature and cooking time.

Best griddle deals

Weber Traveler Griddle | Was $3499, now $299 at BBQ Guys

Weber Traveler Griddle | Was $3499, now $299 at BBQ Guys

This little griddle is perfect for small homes or tailgating. It can reach more than 500°F, guaranteeing a perfect sear.

Blackstone 28 | Was $299, now $229 at Lowe's

Blackstone 28 | Was $299, now $229 at Lowe's

Blackstone griddles are iconic and this is one of the best prices I've seen. The 524 square inch surface is all you need to cook for a family.

FAQs

When are the July 4th sales?

You can trust Homes & Gardens. Our expert reviewers spend hours testing and comparing the latest products, helping you choose the best for you. Find out more about how we test.

July 4th sales are running from right now through the holiday. Most sales will end at 11:59 pm July 4th, but from experience, sales will run until the weekend.

What's best to buy on July 4th? 

Grills are the best thing to buy in the July 4th sales. Most people have already bought grills ahead of the holiday, so retailers drop their prices to try and get rid of their grills ahead of the next sales event.


For other deals, take a look at our coverage of bedding sales, vacuum deals, and coffee maker deals.

Alex David
Head of eCommerce

As Head of eCommerce, Alex makes sure our readers find the right information to help them make the best purchase. After graduating from Cambridge University, Alex got his start in reviewing at the iconic Good Housekeeping Institute, testing a wide range of household products and appliances. He then moved to BBC Gardeners’ World Magazine, assessing gardening tools, machinery, and wildlife products. Helping people find true quality and genuine value is a real passion.