Gift Guide: 7 Grills and Smokers for Carnivores from Beginners to Experts

For true carnivores, every season is grilling season. Rain, sleet, or snow won’t stop a good griller as long as their grill is under a cover. So why not surprise them this year with a grill that will work as hard as they do, every single time it’s fired up? Imagine their face on Christmas morning when they walk out on the patio or to the garage to find a brand new grill with a big red bow on top.

Santa knows what’s on their wish list this year and if it’s a new grill, here are our 7 picks for grills and smokers for every smoked meat maniac in your life.

1. For the college-bound griller,

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I’ll be honest, I know someone who has had this grill for almost 10 years and when they pulled it out over Thanksgiving weekend, it worked just like it does every single time. For the college-bound griller, gift them this Weber Go-Anywhere Charcoal Grill that is the perfect size to carry with them from the dorm room to the tailgating party to their off-campus living situations later on. It will never fail them.

Find the grill here.

2. For the tailgate extraordinaire,

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Coleman just knows how to make the perfect tailgating grill. The portable, propane-power folding grill is for the season-ticket-holder, never-miss-a-game fan in your life who throws down on burgers and dogs in the parking lot. It also comes in eight colors so feel free to match it to their favorite team.

Find the grill here.

3. For the consistent griller,

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Webers just last – there’s no doubting it. This classic 22-inch charcoal grill from Weber will do just fine for those grillers looking for an upgrade without sacrificing any more space than necessary to store it.

Find the grill and cover set here.

4. For the chefs upping their grill game,

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This grill is the perfect step-up from the patio-style grills to something a bit more durable and larger. For under $200, this grill is one of the most affordable and reliable in its class. The best part? It hits upwards of 600 degrees Fahrenheit in 10 minutes or less.

Find the grill here.

5. For the barbecue lovers,

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Nothing is quite like a smoked meat. They know it and so do you. This Char-Broil Vertical Electric Smoker is great for those who know a bit about smoking and want to start doing it regularly. Get ’em started with this.

Find the smoker and cover set here.

6. For the investment-minded carnivores,

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This Weber grill was made for those who consistently grill and are looking for an upgrade both in size and space. The best feature of this grill is the roomy tabletop surface – say goodbye to juggling grill tongs and serving platters for good.

Find the grill and cover set here.

7. For the smoker-equipped chef,

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If someone on your gift list has expanded beyond beginner basics when it comes to smoking meat, consider gifting this 30-inch electric smoker with a window that lets you check progress every step of the way without letting out any of that heat.

Find the smoker here.

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