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Stainless Steel Grills

Looking for a Stainless Steel Grill?

If you're looking for a tough, dependable grill that will get the job done, look no further than a stainless steel grill. It takes a tough grill to stand up to years of use, and a stainless steel grill offers the strength and corrosion-resistance that won't let you down. But, before you buy a new grill, you should know something about the different grades of stainless available. The grade of stainless plays and important part in the quality and longevity of the grill. Click here to learn more about how we test our products so you can feel confident you're getting a quality product.

Stainless Steel Grades


  • 304 - Known as the "workhorse" grade of stainless steel. This is the best quality and offers the most protection against rust (often called "commercial quality" or "commercial grade").

  • 443 - Newer grade but similar in quality to 304 but more affordable (in time, this grade could become the material of choice in the grill industry).

  • 430 - Usually found on low price grills, this grade is the lowest quality and it's more likely to rust sooner than 304 or 443.

  • Other - There are many other grades out there, but if the grill doesn't advertise what grade of stainless it has, chances are it's not as good as 304 or 443. (Otherwise they would proudly advertise it.)

If you would like to learn more about stainless steel, watch Chef Tony explain the most popular grades of stainless steel used in consumer outdoor products today. He also discusses the various gauges of metal.