If you value versatility when grilling, a kamado-style grill is a must-have for your outdoor space. These models can grill, smoke, sear, or roast just about anything, and they maintain consistent temperatures, even at the low end. Kamado BBQ grills also provide more efficient heat retention than regular charcoal grills and are available in freestanding, built-in, or portable configurations.
Kamado Ceramic BBQ Grills
The ceramic body of these kamados are inspired by centuries-old cooking techniques that have withstood the test of time. Ceramic kamado grills are hard to beat when it coming to retaining heat, locking in smoke, and creating moisture while grilling.
Charcoal Kamado Grills
Natural lump charcoal, which is made of different charred hardwoods, allows you to pull huge flavor out of these kamado BBQ grills. Below are two of the best charcoal kamado grill brands.
Kamado Joe Big Joe, and Classic include top-of-the-line features that give you flexibility and versatility while cooking. The Divide & Conquer Cooking System, Kontrol Tower top vent, and special heat-resistant ceramic coating are just a few of the reasons Kamado Joe is among the leading charcoal kamado manufacturers. The Pro Joe model even boasts a three-tier rack for up to 864 square inches of cooking area, and the Joe Jr. offers easy portability.
Though each Primo Grills kamado has a two-zone cooking setup so you can grill different types of food at the same time, there are several collections that meet specific demands. Primo’s main kamado grill is the Oval XL and its Jack Daniels Edition, both of which have 400 square inches of cooking space and split-level grids. The Oval Large and Oval Jr. models are also capable of split-level cooking, just across smaller areas. If you prefer a charcoal kamado grill that’s not oval-shaped, the Large Round model has room to fit 13 burgers at once but isn’t equipped for split-level cooking. Primo even makes the only gas kamado grill — the Oval G420 pit has two low-temperature burners and a smoker box for wood-fired flavor.
Steel Kamado Grills
There’s more than one way to cook a brisket, and there’s more than one way to build a kamado. A great steel kamado grill is the Broil King Keg, which comes in two series with adjustable air dampers and durable, powder-coated exteriors.
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