Ok, here it is, the age old debate: Charcoal or Gas!  There’s a lot you need to consider when making a decision of which to purchase.  Once you’ve decided it’s charcoal however, it’s go time!  There are many benefits to using charcoal and one of the biggest in purchasing a charcoal grill is the cost.  In addition, charcoal provides a distinct flavor into your meat that is unmistakable.

There are hundreds of grill options to choose from but what we’ve done here at Steel Campfire is narrow down the list to the top rated charcoal grills and shorten the time between now and when you’re able to enjoy that delicious grilled meal that much shorter. 

Featured Grill

Fuego F21C-H Element Hinged Propane Gas Grill

• Upgraded 22,000 BTU/hr. dual zone burner system
• 500F in just 5 minutes
• Compact 21″ x 21″ footprint, perfect for the small patio/balcony.
• 346 sq. in. cast iron grilling grate

Benefits of Using Charcoal Grills

  • One of the benefits while you’re cooking is that you won’t have the flames flaring up like you have with a gas grill.  Once your briquettes are heated and set (just starting to whiten) you’re in business with a consistent amount of heat.
  • If you’re headed to the river or a lakeside to go camping charcoal grills are typically much more portable than a gas or propane grill is.  
  • You’ll have much more consistent heat with charcoal and often burns much hotter than propane or gas.
  • Flavor!  To many, this is the utlimate debate.  Many people prefer charcoal grill flavor over gas, anyday!

Always remember to read the manufacturers warnings and abide by the safety instructions that come with your grill.  We recommend reading reviews from any of the top 10 charcoal grills we recommend to better understand what other users have experienced to make sure you choose the right one.  Enjoy!

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