Now that the warmer weather is here take a look at the best BBQs available at Walmart Canada.
They say April showers bring May flowers, but Spring also brings something else: barbeque season! While some Canadians aren’t shy about grilling outdoors in colder temperatures, the warm spring weather has a knack for bringing many BBQ fans back into the fold. To celebrate the occasion, let’s take a look at our editors’ favourite BBQs available at Walmart.
Best BBQ guide:
- Backyard Grill 4 Burner Propane BBQ
- Backyard Grill 24” Charcoal BBQ
- Pit Boss Austin XL Pellet Grill
- Pit Boss Memphis Ultimate 4-In-1 Gas/Charcoal Smoker
- Char-Griller AKORN Kamado Smoker And Grill
- Char-Griller Barrel Charcoal Grill
- Char-Broil Performance TRU-infrared 3 Burner Gas Grill
This 60,000 BTU propane BBQ is a nice option if you’re looking for a great BBQ at a low price. With four different burners on the main grill and 619 square inches of total cooking area, you’ll have ample space to grill your food. There’s also a 12,000 BTU side burner, good for cooking complementary soups or sauces. This Backyard Grill BBQ also has cast iron grates, which make for easier cleanups when the cooking’s over!
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If charcoal BBQs are your game, this steel-lidded charcoal griller is a fantastic option. With 371 square inches of cooking space, you can cook up to 22 burgers at once during your get-togethers! This Backyard Grill BBQ also features a sizeable 200 square inch warming rack, allowing you to keep buns toasty while the grill works its magic. It also features a removable ash catcher for easy cleanup.
This wood pellet grill is a fantastic choice whether you’re entertaining big crowds or your family loves the smoky pellet grilling flavour. With the Austin XL, a snazzy copper lid opens to reveal two tiers of porcelain-coated grills. These offer 1,000 square inches of cooking space, giving you ample room to cook a feast with both direct or indirect flame grilling options.
The Austin XL also has an LED control board with meat temperature probes, so you can check to see if your meat is thoroughly cooked. This pellet-fueled BBQ can go as high as 500 degrees Fahrenheit, hot enough to make you true to the brand name: a real Pit Boss.
If you’re the kind of grill master who likes a variety of cooking styles, the Pit Boss Memphis is hard to pass up. This 4-1 gas/charcoal smoker features a propane BBQ, a charcoal BBQ, and a glass-door electric smoker that lets you watch the flavours develop. Thanks to some clever engineering, you can also do offset or cold smoking using the adjustable vents that allow smoke to fill the gas or charcoal chambers. This can add a delicious smoke flavour to whatever you’re grilling. With two storage drawers, tool hooks, and even an attached bottle opener, this is an incredibly versatile BBQ for the ultimate party host.
This Char-Griller kamado grill is a great option for high temperature or low-and-slow cooking. With a triple steel wall and cast iron cooking grates, this smoker and griller manage to be both light-weight and sturdy at the same time.
Thanks to its light weight, the AKORN is easy to move around your porch or property when it’s BBQ time. After you’ve served your guests a delicious meal, the AKORN has an easy-dump ash pan to make cleanup faster.
This classic barrel-style charcoal grill features a steel frame with cast iron grates, making it a great BBQ option for charcoal fans. This Char-Griller charcoal grill follows a timeless, tried-and-true barrel smoking formula that delivers flavour—and plenty of it! It’s a great option for chefs who do slow cooks and want their meals to retain a delicious, smoky flavour. It also has an ash catcher for easy cleanup after every yummy meal.
For fans of indirect heat cooking, this infrared grill is a fantastic option. Instead of an open flame, this Char-Broil grill uses gas to heat infrared elements, which are what cooks the food. With no open flames hitting the food, it’s easier to cook evenly across all three burners. There’s also a 10,000 BTU side burner on this model, giving you ample space to cook delicious side dishes on!
Every chef is looking for something different when they BBQ, and the above list has it all: charcoal grills, kamado smokers, propane cooking, and more! With warmer weather outside, it’s the perfect time to do some outdoor living, and a great BBQ can turn the average dinner into a memorable occasion. We hope you find the best BBQ for you and your family—happy grilling!
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