This portable grill combines a decent cooking area with great cooking performance. It also comes pre-assembled and has a button-ignition system.
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Pro Compact, yet spacious
While the grill itself is small enough to fit in a car or balcony, it doesn’t sacrifice the cooking area. Its 280 square inches are enough to fit a whole chicken or burgers for eight people.
Pro Good heat output
This grill outputs up to 12,000 BTUs, which is very decent result for a portable unit, as competitors rarely even reach the 10,000 BTU mark.
Pro Built to last
While most portable grills use light and flimsy materials, the Q2200 doesn't. It has a cast aluminum body and heavy porcelain-coated cast iron grates that are excellent at resisting rust, ensuring that, with proper care, the grill will last for years.
Pro No need to spend time assembling
When you purchase the grill, it comes fully assembled so you don’t need to spend your time setting it up.
Pro Suitable for griddle cooking
Weber offers a griddle with this unit. so you can cook eggs, tortillas, and even pancakes. Only one part of the grates needs to be taken off, so you can still cook on the griddle and the grates at the same time.
Pro Has a push-button ignition
The grill can be ignited with a push of a button. This eliminates the need to remove the grates and ignite it manually.
Pro Has excellent thermal insulation
Because of the cast aluminum shell and porcelain-coated cast iron grates, the grill has excellent heat retention. This works great in conjunction with the 12,000 BTUs heat output.
Pro Large fold-out tables
The included fold-out tables are not only large, but they’re also rigid enough to hold heavy items.
Pro Has a hood-mounted thermometer
The hood-mounted thermometer allows you to track the temperature inside the grill without having to open it.
Pro Spacious hood
The hood is tall enough to fit large items, like a pork joint or a whole chicken.
Con Too heavy for a single person to carry
The grill weighs 42 pounds, so you may need to have two people to carry it around comfortably.
Con Cooking with cookware can take a long time
It can’t concentrate heat to a centralized location, making it difficult to cook with pots and pans.
Con Bad for slow cooking
Even at the lowest setting, the grill is still too hot for slow roasting.
Con Low-quality stand
You can equip this unit with a Weber stand. Unfortunately, the stand is made of flimsy plastic and doesn't match the build quality of the grill itself.
Con Prone to flare-ups
Since there are no burner covers, expect some flare-ups from meat dripping juices.