The Best Memorial Day Grill Sales You Can Shop Right Now

published May 19, 2023
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Salting zucchini as it grills
Credit: Photo: Joe Lingeman; Food Styling: Cyd McDowell

The idea of buying an outdoor grill can be intimidating. When you consider such an appliance, you might picture one of those huge, stainless-steel propane grills that require multiple people to bring it outside, not to mention expert skills to actually operate it. Really, though, there are many different kinds of grills for home chefs of all skill levels and outdoor spaces of all sizes. Whether you’re looking into a propane appliance, a charcoal smoker, or a little electric tabletop number, you’re sure to find exactly what you’re after. Not only are there tons of online options at your fingertips, but you can also shop them right now at a discount! Many top retailers are offering Memorial Day deals, so whether you end up choosing a grill that’s normally priced at $100 or $1,000, this is the time to make that purchase. To help you on your search, we rounded up 10 of our top picks, each of which is sure to take your summer gatherings to the next level.

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1 / 10
was $39.99

This petite yet powerful Cuisinart grill can easily accommodate at least a dozen burger patties or up to five steaks, plus you can take it anywhere with ease! Whether you have a summer road trip planned or aim to meet friends at the park, simply bring it along and set it atop any table. Plus, at under $30, the portable grill is very budget-friendly.

2 / 10
was $139.99

A favorite among Wayfair shoppers, this barrel grill warms up quickly and retains heat even after you shut it off. Its cooking chamber also prevents air loss, keeping your steaks and patties from becoming dry. Customers say that this item works exceptionally well for its price, plus it's super easy to assemble and clean.

3 / 10
was $297.00

Another portable find, this sleek Cuisinart propane grill is great for camping trips, tailgating, and other outdoor occasions. Its stainless steel material was made to resist rust, and although this item is compact, it can still prepare a lot of food at one time. Notably, the grill's foldable legs, lightweight construction, and lockable lid allow for seamless portability.

4 / 10
was $219.99

This tabletop grill also folds for transportation, though it requires no assembly. Consequently, you can have it set up and ready to use in under 10 minutes. Stainless steel grates cook food evenly, while adjustable burner knobs let you manually control the internal temperature. With more than 3,000 five-star Amazon ratings, this grill is widely loved among shoppers for its quality construction and reliability.

5 / 10
was $249.99

Perhaps your outdoor space doesn't have a table on which you can set a grill, or perhaps your patio is simply not large enough to accommodate a standard-sized grill. In such cases, we recommend this compact bistro grill, which can cook a family-sized portion without taking up a ton of square footage. It's electric and therefore easy to use, plus you get a built-in shelf under the body for tongs, mitts, and other essentials.

6 / 10
Home Depot
was $299.00

Who doesn't love a griddle? Enjoy breakfast outdoors with the help of this expansive Nexgrill appliance. It features a pre-seasoned steel griddle top that's perfect for preparing bacon, pancakes, hash browns, and more, as well as side shelves that are convenient for meal prep. You also get an oversized grease cup in the back for quicker cleanups.

7 / 10
Best Buy
was $369.99

We'd consider the Ninja Woodfire one of the best smokers on the market thanks to its versatility and ease of use. Specifically, it gives you more cooking options than standard smokers — you can grill, smoke, and air fry food in it. What's more, an internal convection fan and digital temperature control system help regulate heat, while a built-in digital thermometer helps you keep an eye on your food's cooking progress.

8 / 10
was $279.00

If the Nexgrill griddle is too large for your needs, consider this compact alternative. The Blackstone griddle grill sports folding legs and comes with its own carry bag, so you can bring it with you anywhere and stow it away without a problem afterward. Not only that, but your purchase also includes a scraper, cookbook, oil bottles, and spatulas. All you need is a gas tank, and you're ready to roll.

9 / 10
Ace Hardware
was $439.00

This classic Weber charcoal grill is an editor-favorite in large part because it's so easy to operate. You don't have to worry about any extra buttons, settings, or frills — simply fire it up, add your meats and veggies, and get cooking. We also can't help but love the grill's retro-inspired finish and nostalgia-inducing design.

10 / 10
Home Depot
was $495.30

For the more advanced grill master, we suggest this four-burner propane grill that lets you cook multiple different eats separately at the same time. Its impressive deck features stainless steel-wrapped cooking grids that allow for uniform heating, while angled flame tamers prevent fire flare-ups. You'll also be happy to learn that this appliance has an electric ignition so that you can fire up the grill safely and quickly.