Best Gas Grill under $300

In the market for a new gas grill this season, but only have a budget of $300 to spend? Well you’ll find these reviews of the best gas grill under $300 handy.

You don’t want to miss the last grill we reviewed on this list!

Purchasing a new grill of any kind can be a serious financial commitment. You want to make sure you do some research to find the perfect grill and not have buyers remorse.

Best Gas Grill under $300

We believe you’ll find a good choice in our picks below. All the gas grills we have reviewed are your standard home grills. We left out any smaller portable and flattop griddles types. So let’s get to the reviews!


Char-Griller Grillin’ Pro

Best Gas Grill under $300

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This Char-Grillin’ Pro is a 3-burner propane gas grill with 40,800 main BTU’s and 12,000 BTU’s on the side burner. It’s made of powder coated durable steel construction and built to last. Two wheels makes this 88 pound grill easy to maneuver.

Has electronic ignition to start grilling on the 630sq inches of cooking space. The porcelain coated cast-iron grates make cleaning easier and better non-stick surface. Equipped with a built-in thermometer on the lid with a stay cool handle. This is a great choice for a gas grill under $300.

Specifications

  • Dimensions: 48 x 28 x48 inches
  • Weight: 88 lbs
  • Cooking area: 630sq inches
  • Number of Burners: 3
  • BTU’s: 40,800 main – 12,000 side burner
Pros
  • Built-in thermometer
  • Lots of cooking area
  • High BTU’s
  • Side shelf for prep
  • Electronic ignition
Cons
  • Tends to start rusting after a couple years if left outside in moisture
  • Missing or broken parts when received

Char-Broil Performance 300

Best Gas Grill under $300

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Next on our list is the Char-Broil Performance 300 2 burner gas grill. This name sound familar to Char-Griller but they are different company’s. Char-Broil has been in the grill business since 1948, so they must be doing something right.

You will find this 2-burner grill has 24,000 BTU’s delivered to the porcelain coated cast iron grates by two stainless steel burners. The porcelain coated grates helps food not to stick and easier to clean. 300 sq inches of cooking space measuring 15.9 x 18.5 inches.

Cabinet has storage at the bottom for propane tank including a door and is maneuvered with four casters, two which lock. Temperature gauge on lid, electronic start and removable grease pan. Char-Broil is a name you can trust.

Specifications

  • Dimensions: 24.5 x 42.9 x 44 inches
  • Weight: 82.5 lbs
  • Cooking area: 300sq inches
  • Number of Burners: 2
  • BTU’s: 24,000
Pros
  • Porcelain coated grate
  • 4 casters to maneuver around
  • Temperature gauge
  • Affordable price
  • Electronic ignition
Cons
  • Not a lot of cooking surface
  • Only 2 burners
  • Only 24,000 BTU’s
  • Not as large as others under $300

Royal Gourmet 6-Burner SG6002

Best Gas Grill under $300

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This Royal Gourmet SG6002 is by far the largest gas grill under $300 on our list. This thing is massive with 71,000 BTU’s delivered by 6 burners. This is not a typo, a 6-burner gas grill for less than $300. Has a whopping 802sq inches of total cooking space on porcelain-enameled cast iron grates.

9,000 BTU side burner with lid to cover when not in use. Features a built-in temperature gauge on the stainless steel lid, electronic ignition system, side shelf on each end for prep and four wheels that lock. Storage at the bottom for propane tank with doors.

Specifications

  • Dimensions: 62.6 x 21.3 x 47.2 inches
  • Weight: 114.6 lbs
  • Cooking area: 802sq inches total
  • Number of Burners: 6
  • BTU’s: 71,000 main – 9,000 side burner
Pros
  • Largest grill for less than $300
  • 80,000 BTU’s total
  • 802sq inches of total cooking space
  • 4 casters to maneuver around
  • Temperature gauge
  • Affordable price
  • Electronic ignition
Cons
  • Stainless steel construction is thin
  • Issues with burners not lighting
  • No back on cabinet, open to elements
  • May not get as hot as you would like with so many burners

Dyna-Glo 3-Burner (DGB390SNP-D)

Best Gas Grill under $300

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Enjoy restaurant quality foods with this Dyna-Glo 3-burner gas grill. This grill offers 36,000 BTU’s delivered by three stainless steel burners. Cooking grates are porcelain-enamel coated with 503 sq inches of cooking surface. There are burner tents or guards to keep food from dripping directly on the burners.

Cabinet has storage below for propane tank with door and two folding side shelves for prep work. Startup is an easy-push Electro-Pulse ignition system, with built-in thermometer in lid to monitor internal grill temperature.

Specifications

  • Dimensions: 22.8 x 49.1 x 45inches
  • Weight: 76 lbs
  • Cooking area: 503sq inches
  • Number of Burners: 3
  • BTU’s: 36,000
Pros
  • Stainless steel
  • Built-in temperature gauge
  • 2 folding side shelves for prep
  • Electro-Pulse easy-push ignition
Cons
  • Grease catch tray rusts out
  • Firebox tends to rust and lid discolor from heat

Megamaster 6-Burner 720-0983

Best Gas Grill under $300

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Rounding out our list of the best gas grill under $300 is one more 6-burner grill. This Megamaster gas grill has a unique look and is a great grill for the money. It’s a better choice than the 6-burner Royal Gourmet and costs $50 less. The Megamaster 6- burner gas grill 720- 0983 is powered by 54,000 BTU’s and 753 sq inches of grilling space total.

Pretty much every component is porcelain enameled like the cast iron grates, lid, warming rack and burner guards. Two large side shelves making prep work easy. Cart with area for propane tank storage and two wheels for moving. If you’re looking for the most cooking surface for the money, this would be a great choice. It’s well made and has great reviews.

Specifications

  • Dimensions: 59 x 23.5 x 45.8 inches
  • Weight: 81.1 lbs
  • Cooking area: 753sq inches total
  • Number of Burners: 6
  • BTU’s: 54,000
Pros
  • Best quality grill for the money
  • 6-burners
  • Large cooking space with 753 sq inches total
  • Porcelain coated grates
  • Stainless steel burners
Cons
  • No known drawbacks

Conclusion

There you have it, the 5 best gas grills under $300. Unfortunately Weber didn’t have any standard size gas grills at this price point. Thermometer Guru’s pick is the Megamaster 6-burner gas grill for it’s overall value for the money. Well built, large enough to cook delicious mouth-watering barbecue for the whole family. We hope this review has been helpful in showing you the different options, as well as, making your decision a little easier.

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