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  • Kamado Joe Classic Ceramic Grill On Cart - Red

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    • Divide and Conquer Flexible Cooking System allows for truly versatile cooking
    • Heat-resistant ceramics lock in juices and flavor
    • 254 square inches of cooking area in a compact grill design
    • Venting can be adjusted to maintain precise cooking temperatures
    • Includes heat deflectors for direct or indirect cooking
    46 1/2 inches
    48 inches
    28 1/2 inches
    188 pounds

    Kamado Joe Ceramic Grill Expert Review

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    Excellent 4.4
    Value 5.0
    Appeal 5.0
    Innovation & Features 4.5
    Construction 4.0
    Cooking Versatility 4.5
    Heat Control 4.5
    Cleaning 4.0
    Customer Service 4.0
    Warranty 4.0
    The Skinny:
    Arguably the best-looking kamado around; good hinge system; dual-disc vent system means precise temperature control; versatile cooking with the flexible cooking rack and split heat deflector; great warranty.

    Things To Love:
    Kamado Joe is all about the spirit of innovation and passion for cooking outdoors, and it shows in their products. Their reputation allows customers to shop with peace of mind, knowing that the company is here to listen. For example, shortly after the Classic was introduced, customers asked the company to build one with a larger cooking surface. They listened, and the BigJoe was born. Customers asked for more versatile cooking, so they invented the "Divide and Conquer" flexible cooking rack and split deflector plate, allowing for simultaneous direct and indirect cooking, and smoking at three different levels. Kamado Joe strives for value and a reasonable price point but doesn't cut corners on quality. Their grills are visually striking, from the eye catching logo on the top vent down to the stainless steel bottom vent. The red color looks sharp, and you can choose either black or stainless steel bands, which is a nice accent. Kamado Joe's cart also has a great design and the powder-coated cast iron holds the grill securely.

    All of the uncoated metal parts on the grill are made with 304 stainless steel, and most of the other metal parts are powder-coated cast iron. The hinge assembly is well-made, and we found the Kamado Joe to have one of the easiest-lifting lids among kamado brands.

    Kamado Joe grills have two half stainless steel cooking grids that allow for cooking on different levels. We also like the top vent, which has a dial control, giving you finer control over the air flow. (Just like other kamados, you can also pivot the entire top vent to let the air flow wide open.) Another nice extra that Kamado Joe has is an included ash tool and cooking grate gripper. Most brands don’t include these accessories and the ash tool really makes cleanup a whole lot easier. One nice addition to the BigJoe series is the included firebox separator which allows you to cook on only half of the grill for smaller meals.

    Full Description

    Kamado Joe Classic Ceramic Grill On Cart - Red: The versatile Classic from Kamado Joe is a grill, smoker and oven all in one, that can be ready to cook in 15 minutes. This kamado grill is constructed from 1 1/4-inch thick ceramic that holds heat, maintains temperature and is extremely porous to keep moisture in your meat, producing incredibly juicy, tender food with a true charcoal infused flavor. Cook for the whole family on the 304 stainless steel cooking grate that measures in at 254 square inches. Cook on two different levels at once using the Divide and Conquer Flexible Cooking System or use the included heat deflector for indirect cooking and baking for truly versatile cooking. Monitor the temperature with the built-in thermometer and control the airflow and temperature with the built-in draft door, which has its own ash screen, or adjust the top damper for even further temperature control. The fire grate is made of powder-coated cast iron for durability and superior heating performance, while the removable ash pan makes cleanup easy. The lid hinge is made of stainless steel and the counterbalanced design makes it easy to lift the heavy ceramic lid with the high density polyethylene (HDPE) handle. The heat-resistant ceramic coating is sure to keep your grill looking as good as it performs and the matching side shelves provide a workplace for your grilling essentials. The KJ23 Classic Kamado grill comes with a free grill gripper for handling hot cooking grates and an ash tool for safely and easily removing ashes.


    For the Kamado Joe warranty to apply, you must register your grill. All ceramic kamado parts are warranted to be free of defects in material and workmanship for as long as the original purchaser owns the grill. All metal and cast iron parts are warranted for a period of five years. The thermometer and gaskets are warranted for a period of one year.

    Freight Delivery Details

    • The Shipping Company will call you at the phone numbers you provided to schedule the delivery of your package.
    • The Shipping Company will deliver your package and you or someone over the age of 18 must be present at the time of delivery to inspect and sign for your package.
    • At the time of delivery inspect your package for visible damage, if there is visible damage refuse the package and contact us at 877-743-2269.
    • If you fail to be present at time of your scheduled delivery, you will be charged for shipping.
    • If there is no visible damage, sign for your package and inspect it for concealed damage, if there is concealed damage contact us at 877-743-2269.
    • We recommend having an extra person or dolly to help move your package.

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    Smoker TypeCharcoal
    Cooking Grid Type Hinged
    Band Material Steel
    Hinge Material Steel
    Ceramic Thickness1 1/4 Inches
    Side Shelf Material Plastic
    Smoker And GrillYes
    Style Kamado
    Thermometer Analog
    ConfigurationOn Cart, Kamado
    SeriesOn Cradle
    Cooking Grid Dimensions18 X 18 Inches
    Burger Count 10
    Exterior Material Ceramic
    Cooking Grid MaterialStainless Steel
    Made In USANo
    On WheelsYes
    Cooking Grid Shape Round
    Cart Type On Cart
    Fire Grate Material Cast Iron

    Overall Dimensions

    Height 48 Inches
    Width 46 1/2 Inches
    Depth 28 1/2 Inches
    Weight 188 Pounds

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    • Q.

      could you sit this in an big tree stump that is cut out to the dimensions?

      • A.

        Good question! We not recommend doing that due to safety concerns. We recommend using this grill in one of the Kamado Joe carts/nests or built in to a non combustible island. This is directly from the Kamado Joe owner's manual: Do not remove your Kamado Joe grill from the cart or approved grill table and place it on a wooden deck, table or other surface.It can damage the surface or cause a fire. Reply

    • Q.

      Can wood chips be used to flavor the smoke or only charcoal?

      • A.

        You can absolutely use wood chips or wood chunks to add smoke and flavor on this grill. Reply

    • Q.

      Is the Kamado Joe fully assembled when shipped, except for the nest?

      • A.

        While most of the grill is fully assembled, there are a few pieces to assemble. You will need to attach the two pieces that make up the cart together. Once they are together, then place the grill into the cart (I recommend two people due to the weight). Then open the grill and place the firebox inside, aligning it with the opening in the bottom vent. This will allow for good airflow. Next place the cast iron grate in the bottom of the firebox, and place the fire ring on top of the fire box with the "notches up". After that, place the cooking grate inside the grill and attach the side shelves (please note, the stainless bands grill does not include side shelves). Reply

    • Q.

      How large of a turkey, boston pork butt, and brisket can the Kamado Joe Classic accomodate?

      • A.

        The grill has an 18" diameter grate which can definitely hold a standard size turkey, pork butt, or brisket. The grill has plenty of overhead clearance for cooking a larger turkey. Brisket is the longer piece of meat, so it is best to make sure you have at least 1-inch of clearance around the edges of the meat on the grates. Reply

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      • If there is visible damage, refuse the package and contact us right away at 1-877-743-2269.
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      • We recommend having an extra person or dolly to help move your package.

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    Height: 48 Inches
    Width: 46 1/2 Inches
    Depth: 28 1/2 Inches
    Weight: 188 Pounds
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Customer Reviews

Item Reviewed
Kamado Joe Classic Ceramic Grill On Cart - Red
Average User Rating
(3 Reviews)

Great Grill Great Value

I spent lots of time shopping and reading reviews. Kamado Joe is the best combination of quality, features, value and warranty available. Big Green Egg is a fine product but Kamado Joe is every bit as good, if not better, with superior cooking and ash removal systems at a significantly lower price. Everything you need to start grilling is included in the price of the KJ. With the BGE you get the grill. That is it. The cart, side tables, ash tool, plate setter and heat defuser are extra $. It turns out incredible food. Buy it! You won't regret it!


I love this grill because it is of the highest quality materials, a great design (they've thought the whole thing through). The temperature is easily controlled and can be maintained. The accessories are super configurable.

So nice...great looking and works wonderful!

Got it set up in a matter of minutes, started cooking within an hour, never had anything so tasty! Some folks may need to google a video of the assembly, but not hard to figure out.
 Durable,  Attractive Design,  Easy To Clean,  Easy To Use
 Sort of tricky to assemble
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