Outdoor Kitchen Buying Guides

Finding the right components for your outdoor kitchen can be overwhelming. Here, our experts give you the details and information you need to confidently make the right decision to turn your outdoor kitchen dreams into reality.

Outdoor Kitchen Buying Guides

Outdoor Kitchen Comparisons

  • Best Outdoor Refrigerators for 2020

    Best Outdoor Refrigerators

    Enjoy ice cold beverages while you grill. Check out this list of top outdoor compact refrigerators for your outdoor kitchen.

  • Best Outdoor Kegerators for 2020

    Best Outdoor Kegerators

    Is there anything better than ice-cold draft beer from the comfort of your patio? Check out our list of the best outdoor kegerators.

  • Best Outdoor Wine Coolers for 2020

    Best Outdoor Wine Coolers

    Add the stylish sophistication of a wine cooler to your outdoor kitchen. Check out our list of the best outdoor wine coolers.

  • Best Outdoor Ice Makers for 2020

    Best Outdoor Ice Makers

    We've compiled our favorite ice makers to help you select the one that is best for all your entertaining needs.

  • Best Outdoor Refrigerators Under $1,000 for 2020

    Best Outdoor Refrigerators Under $1,000

    These outdoor mini fridges are all under $1,000 and have been tested for performance and durability.

  • Best Outdoor Refrigerators Under $500 for 2020

    Best Outdoor Refrigerators Under $500

    While they may not be the flashiest fridges, they will certainly get the job done.

  • Best Outdoor Bar Centers

    Best Outdoor Bar Centers

    No matter the size of your space, BBQGuys has a bar center for you. Our experts have broken down their top picks for the best outdoor bar center for every budget.

  • Best Outdoor Bar Centers

    Best Outdoor Beverage Coolers

    Adding a beverage cooler to your outdoor bar is a must have for the entertainer. Keep your beverages cold and stocked, and relax and enjoy the party.

Built-In Grill Buying Guides

  • How to Buy a Side Burner

    How to Buy a Side Burner

    Experts agree: No outdoor kitchen is complete without a side burner! Learn what to look for when adding this essential piece to your BBQ island.

  • Benefits of Side Burners

    Benefits of Side Burners

    Expand your outdoor cooking game with one or more side burners. Become a legendary, multi-tasking BBQ boss by having extra cooking surfaces within reach.

  • Which Side Burner Class is Right for You?

    Which Side Burner Class is Right for You?

    Not all BBQ components are created equal. Learn the difference between the different classes of side burners & find out what will work best for your BBQ island.

  • Best Built-In Gas Grills

    Best Built-In Gas Grills

    Are you building an outdoor kitchen island or replacing your old grill insert? Let us help you find the model that best fits your outdoor kitchen needs and budget!

  • Which Gas Grill Class is Right for You?

    Which Gas Grill Class is Right for You?

    To help you shop and discover more grills that fit your style, we've categorized our gas grills into four classes based on quality, features and performance.

  • How to Measure the Cutout for a Built-In Grill

    How to Measure the Cutout for a Built-In Grill

    If you are building a new outdoor kitchen or replacing the grill in an existing BBQ island, getting the grill cutout dimensions right is critical! Learn how.

  • Insulated Grill Jacket Buying Guide

    Insulated Grill Jacket Buying Guide

    Our experts walk you through the importance of insulated grill jackets and when they are required.

  • How To Buy An Outdoor Vent Hood

    How To Buy An Outdoor Vent Hood

    Just follow this vent hood buying guide and you'll be well on your way to knowing which vent hood is right for your needs.

  • Vent Hood Comparison Chart

    Vent Hood Comparison Chart

    We've taken our top 7 outdoor vent hood brands and compiled all of the important details of each hood, into one easy-to-read chart.