Tabletop Grills Make Cooking on the Go Easy

Tabletop charcoal grills are underrated. These portable grills are perfect for the grill master who needs something minimal, but reliable. Many cooks are leaning toward these mini grills because they're cheaper than most grills, and you can use them on an outdoor folding table for picnics, tailgating, camping trips, and more.

These little grills are perfect for the cook who wants to grill anywhere they go. If you want to see what the hype is all about, then check out the YouTube video below. They might be little, but these small grills will still grill you one of the best steaks.

Best Tabletop Grills

1. WIKEE Barbecue Charcoal Grill Portable BBQ, Stainless Steel Folding Small Tabletop Mini BBQ Barbecue Charcoal Grill

WIKEE's tabletop grill weighs under four pounds. The portability is unmatched! This lightweight tabletop grill is the perfect cooking gadget for grilling at a tailgate, in a small backyard, and more. The cooking surface is ideal for cooking for 2-3 people.

The grill is Amazon Prime eligible and is also under $20. Sounds like a top-notch choice to me!

2. ISUMER Portable Charcoal Grill with Lid Folding Tabletop BBQ Grill Barbecue Grill for Outdoor Cooking Camping Picnic Patio Backyard Cooking

This heavy-duty barbecue grill's cooking area is ideal for cooking for two. Consider this grill if you're looking for a portable grill for your balcony. Doesn't date night on the balcony sound like a lovely night?

The clean-up process is going to be so simple. The grill is dishwasher safe.

3. Una Portable Charcoal Grill: Compact Storage - Tabletop Safe - Red - Shish Kebab Skewer Stand - Great for Camping, Tailgating, Picnic, Backyard Cooking - Birthday Gift, Fathers Day - Dishwasher Safe

If you need a grill with a larger cooking area, then consider this grill by ISUMER. It has a surface area of 180 square inches. Not only is it roomy, but it has a high-quality steel construction.

A customer left a five-star review and said, "We have used this several times and love it. We like to do a tray full of different things to put on kabobs, set it on the outdoor table and have an interactive dinner. Build and cook your own. My family loves it."

4. Weber 121020 Go-Anywhere Charcoal Grill,Black,14.5" H x 21" W x 12.25" L

The Weber-Go-Anywhere grill has a cooking space approximately the size of 160 sq. in. The lid locks easily, and the dampers allow you to easily control the temperature of the grill.

5. Raptor Grilling - Optimized Portable Charcoal Grill Smoker - Barbecue for Camping, Tailgating & Travel - Go Anywhere With This Tabletop Outdoor BBQ Cooker and Char-Grill, Broil, Smoke or Hibachi-RED

Raptor Grilling's charcoal grill is perfect for those who hate the messiness of grilling. Thanks to Raptor's clean handle technology, the handles on the grate and charcoal basket along with the lid handles allow you to clean, light, and cook your meals without touching ash.

This grill is Amazon prime eligible, and customers love it! A customer gave it a five-star rating and called it, "One tough little grill."

6. Cuisinart CGG-180TS Petit Gourmet Portable Tabletop Gas Grill, Stainless Steel


This portable propane grill is great for taking anywhere, whether you're planning on indoor or outdoor cooking. It has durable foldable legs for easy transportation, and the precision temperature gauge gives you ultimate temperature control while you cook.

If you're looking for a portable gas grill that has a lot of BTUs, this is a great option. With the capability to reach up to 11,000 total BTUs, you'll get even and consistent heat throughout the entire griddle.

8. Nonstick Electric Indoor Smokeless Grill - Portable BBQ Grills with Recipes, Fast Heating, Adjustable Thermostat, Easy to Clean, 16" x 11" Tabletop Square Griddle with Oil Drip Pan

This electric grill is the perfect tabletop griddle if you're looking for a way to BBQ indoors without the hassle of the smoke. The removable oil drip tray means you'll have less oil in your food, and the cooking grates are easier to clean after use.

9. Pit Boss Grills 75275 Stainless Steel Two-Burner Portable Grill

All you need to kickstart your outdoor cooking adventure is a propane tank and this BBQ grill! It's small for easy portability but packs a big punch with two 10,000 BTU burners.

10. Cuisinart CGG-306 Chef's Style Propane Tabletop Grill, Two-Burner, Stainless Steel

This Cuisinart griddle works indoors or as an outdoor grill and comes with a three-year warranty. The two-burner system makes it ideal for cooking large cuts of meat.

For gas grills and portable gas grills, visit Home Depot. You'll find high-quality grills from brands like Char-Broil, Coleman, Kamado, Cuisinart, and more.

This post was originally published on August 10, 2020. 

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