Best Pellet Grills 2019


#1 Z Grills Wood Pellet Grill & Smoker 

The automatic feed system makes this grill just as easy to use as a gas grill. You can control the heat simply by turning a dial to select a temperature from 180 to 450 degrees. The grill will maintain that temperature to within +/- 20 degrees for consistent cooking.

The main cooking rack is 513 square inches while the smoking/warming rack holds an additional 187 square inches, so you’ve got plenty of room for grilling burgers, steaks, chops, ribs, and vegetables to feed a crowd.

For easy cleaning, a spigot drains the grease neatly into a cup (not included) so it won’t accumulate at the bottom of the grill. The grill body is coated steel and the lid is stainless steel. A generous closed cart gives you plenty of space to store pellets and cooking supplies.

The hopper on this smoker holds 20 pounds of pellets; a 20-pound bag of oak pellets is included, to get you started cooking right away.

#2 Camp Chef SmokePro LUX Pellet Grill

Home grillers will love the features of this updated pellet grill and smoker from Camp Chef. The LED display lets you monitor both the internal temperature of the grill with the integrated thermometer and the internal temperature of your food with the stainless steel probe, so your food will always cook perfectly.

The total cooking area is 875 square inches including both the grilling area and the warming/smoking rack, so you’ll have plenty of space for racks of ribs, slabs of bacon, or enough chickens to feed the neighborhood. Meanwhile, the grill precisely controls the temperature, so you won’t have wide temperature fluctuations that can ruin foods. The hopper holds 18 pounds of pellets, which means that you’ll have a longer period of time for cooking.

#3 REC TEC Grills RT-700

REC TEC grills goes a step further with the REC TEC Grills Bull RT-700. ‘The Bull’ lives up to REC TEC standards and provides a high-quality reliable pellet smoker. Multiple additional features have been added to this edition offering you a bigger and better cooking experience.

It has a capacity of 702 square inches ( Tall enough for turkeys or beer can chickens • Fits 6 large racks of ribs) and 1054 square inches (cooking area with optional large 2nd shelf • Cook more food) making it the best large pellet smoker. The cooking chamber of the REC TEC Grills Bull is made completely out of stainless steel. This means you won’t have to worry about the paint coming off and the model looking old after some time. The Grill also has Wi-Pallet WiFi technology which means you can control it from anywhere simply by using the REC TEC grills app. This is compatible with both iOS and Android.

Another new feature offered by the REC TEC grill is the dual meat-probe that will directly plug into your grill’s controller allowing you to avoid an aftermarket thermometer to keep an eye on your food while cooking. It is also powered by temperature controls smart grill technology which maintains the exact temperature.

#4 Pit Boss 700FB Pellet Grill

This pellet grill has a unique feature that makes it great for direct-heat cooking: the flame broiler slide-plate lets you control the amount of flame that reaches the food from below. It’s like a grill and a cast iron pan at the same time. Meanwhile, the electronic ignition gets the grill started easily and fan-forced air creates clean flavorful smoke.

This offers 700 square inches of cooking space on porcelain coated cast iron grids that won’t rust or corrode, while they also produce excellent grill marks. The burn system is digitally controlled for excellent temperature control and even heating from 170 to 600 degrees. Because of the innovative design and exhaust system, the upper rack gets hot enough to use for grilling, and not just smoking or warming.

Shutting the grill down is just as easy as starting it. When you press the power button, it waits for a proper cool down before it turns off completely. The hopper holds 18 pounds of pellets.

#5 Green Mountain Grills Davy Crockett Pellet Grill

The Green Mountain Davy Crockett Grill is the ideal pellet smoker for tailgating. It’s portable, small in size, has WiFi, a digital thermostatic controller and a lot more! If you’re planning to host a party in your condo or apartment, the Davy Crockett pellet smoker will be ideal. Since there are not many options when it comes to portable pellet smokers, Davy Crockett is hand down the best one!

The digital WiFi controller included in the pellet smoker is compatible with both iOS and Android. The grill temperature will be automatically monitored through the Sense-Mate feature which has a thermal sensor. The portable feature of the Davy Crockett pellet smoker makes it suitable for any kind of gathering as it can be easily moved around. Whether it’s tailgating, house-boating, festivals, hunting, camping, or simply a gathering at home, the Davy Crockett pellet smoker will have you covered.

The legs of the pellet smoker are foldable, making it easy to fit in the trunk of your car. It is fairly easy to assemble, and easy to clean. Additionally, the Davy Crockett pellet smoker can be taken on the road without having to buy an extra power converter.

#6 Traeger Grills TFB38TCA

Traeger grills are beloved by professional smokers, but this one is simple enough for beginning smokers. The digital controller keeps the temperature within +/- 20 degrees for consistent cooking just by turning a simple dial like the one on your oven. You can set it from the low-and-slow “smoke” setting, up to 450 degrees for grilling, baking, and more and the LED display lets you check the grill temperature as often as you like.

This offers 380 square inches of cooking space on porcelain coated grates, and starting the grill is simple, with an electronic ignition that is controlled with an on/off switch.

Your grilling tools will be safe in the tool caddy, along with sauces and seasonings, while the front rack gives you space to work and to load unload the grill. The hopper holds 18 pounds of pellets.

#7 REC TEC Grills RT-340

When you want to take your grill with you, this one is easy to pack. The legs fold so the grill takes up less space in storage or in the trunk of your car, and rollerblade-like wheels make it easy to move. It also includes extras you’ll love, like the grill cover, grill pad, 80 pounds of pellets, and an instant-read thermometer to double-check your food.

When you don’t want to lurk near the grill, you can use WiFi to monitor the grill temperature and the two integrated meat probes. The cooking chamber is all stainless steel, so it won’t corrode or rust no matter the weather, and you’ll get 340 square inches of cooking space on stainless steel cooking grates. If you need extra space, a shelf is available for purchase.

You can set it for temperatures from 200 to 500 degrees in 5-degree increments, and when you’re done cooking, the cool-down mode is just one button-press. This also has a low setting that cooks below 200 degrees for extra-high smoke output, or you can set it for high heat above 500 degrees.

The locking stainless steel hopper lid can hold a large platter or dish as you unload the grill, while it also keeps pellets safe and dry. The bullhorn handles give this grill a unique look, and the hopper holds 15 pounds of pellets.

#8 Traeger TFB42LZBC Grills Lil Tex Elite 22

With the Traeger Wood Pellet Grill and smoker, you’ll never have to use charcoal or gas again. And we all know how much better food tastes when you’re cooking with wood. Having a rating of 4.6/5, this pellet smoker is a best seller on Amazon!

The pellet smoker has a versatile list of options including grill, smoke, braise, roast, and barbecue. The digital elite controller which makes maintaining the grill temperature super easy. The automatic temperature control also lets you relax while the grill does all the work. It prevents you from having to stand over the grill to constantly monitor your food.

It is also perfect for cooking in your home and has a spacious capacity of 418 square inches. The grills of the pellet smoker can carry up to 5 racks of ribs, 4 chickens and 16 burgers. It weighs not more than 18 lbs allowing you to move it around easily.