Lately it seems like everyone and his brother is looking for an economical and practical grill. Whether you’re a student looking for a way to grill with friends, vacationers in search for a sturdy way to carry a grill in your trunk, or a backyard griller who needs a quick and fun way to make dinner after a long day at work, you are all looking for the same thing; the perfect grill to suit your needs.
There are endless options on the market, and you’re sure to have a few main considerations in mind when you start looking, such as price, quality, and options. A student will probably need a simple grill to cook just a few brats and burgers, while an vacationer may want to grill a wider variety of choices, or a backyard griller who wants to grill whatever they can find in the fridge after a long day at work.
- 3 position adjustable grates
- 157 sq inch cooking surface
- Curved sides to keep food in place
- Wood handles for easy positioning of grates while cooking
- 2 adjustable air vents for controlling burn/heat rates
- Item size is 22 inch by 14 3/4 inch by 8 inch height
- Price: $20.00 to $25.00
Marsh Allen is a durable and portable grill great for an econonmical grill for one or two people. They use small amounts of charcoal and are very economical. Hibachi grills are best used for simple, flat foods such as brats, burgers, thin meats and skewered vegetables, fruits, and meats. For easy cleanup grates should be sprayed with oil prior to use. Cast iron is sturdy but will rust when exposed to the elements.
- Preseasoned cast iron hibachi grill
- 17 1/4 inch by 9 inch grill surface
- 19 inch by 10 1/4 inch by 8 1/4 inch height overall surface
- Weighs 33 pounds
- Draft door regulates heat so grill can be used for warming, grilling and frying
- Flip down door to access coals
- Price $99.00
Lodge Logic grills are made from sturdy cast iron that is preseasoned for grilling. The grate should not be washed with soap and water as seasoning will be removed. When cleaning use a dry brush and then season again with oil. Do not spray flare up with water as it will stress the grates, move the food to the side and let flare ups die down on their own. Grill is great for quick grilling, smoking, indirect grilling.
- Light weight but rugged
- Easy Assembly
- Folding Hibachi grill
- 2 grill grates
- Damper with handle
- 2 rotisserie brackets
- 2 single sided tines, 2 double sided tines
- Rotisserie motor and spit
- Rotisserie counter balance with bushing and clip
- 2 Wing nuts
- 4 Screws
- Price $65.00-$75.00
Son of Hibachi is an extremely portable and durable hibachi grill. With a weight of only `15 pounds (without rotisserie option) and a cooking surface of 170 inches it is an extremely popular option for picnic both at home and on the go. The grill comes with a 1 year warranty and the optional accessories have a 90 day warranty. Prior to lighting the grill should be set at the lowest level and filled with charcoal. The grill then should be lifted and both sides tapped together so that the charcoal settles to the bottom and then filled with more charcoal for best heating and cooking temperatures. They come lightly coated with oil and should be allowed to heat for 20 minutes before using the first time in use. After cooking the grates should again be coated with cooking oil. These grills are great and will last for years and years.
Whatever type of hibachi grill you need, be it for occasional or nearly constant use, you’ll know you’re getting a versatile grill with any of these brands. While there are lots of other companies that carry one or two models of hibachi grills, it’s always comforting to know that you’re getting one from a company that specializes in this type of grill.