If you are looking for a middle-sized gas grill that will be capable of cooking enough food for your family, opting to go for a 3-burner gas grill is a very wise choice. You see, a 3-burner gas grill is great if you don’t really need to cook for a lot of people. It is also not that expensive compared to its bigger contemporaries. So, it won’t be too much of an investment. Plus, it won’t take up a lot of space because it won’t be a huge grill. With that in mind, if you’re going to shop for one, we recommend you get any of these three.
Weber Genesis II LX S-340
We know, it’s another Weber grill. But it’s in the list for good reason. Weber is very popular for high quality gas grills so of course it will be on the top of our list. Specifically, we are talking about the Weber Genesis II LX S-340. This gas grill is the first thing that comes to our mind when we talk about 3-burner gas grills. It boasts over 500 square inches of primary cooking area and 156 square inches of secondary warming area. For a 3-burner gas grill, that is pretty great. You can also tell that the build quality is excellent simply by trying to move it. It weighs 220 lbs. That means it is made of high grade heavy material, which should be durable enough to last several years.
This 3-burner gas grill uses high-quality stainless steel burners that are rated at around 43,500 BTU. Plus, it boasts of a side burner that has 12,000 BTU input per hour. So, in terms of power, it should be enough to cook whatever you want. To complement the excellent burners that it offers, this grill also uses 7mm stainless steel cooking grates. These cooking grates are especially designed to retain heat well. Aside from that, it also features the patented Weber flavorizer bars, which will add additional flavor to the meat you are grilling. Although this might be a bit expensive for a 3-burner gas grill, it totally provides great value for your money.
Char-Griller 3001 Grillin Pro
If you want a great 3-burner gas grill but don’t have the budget to spare to get a Weber Genesis II LX S-340, then your next best option is the Char-Griller 3001 Grillin Pro. Not only is this gas grill quite affordable, but it offers a lot of features that you can’t find from any gas grill of the same price range. For example, it comes equipped with dual stacks in the cook box to achieve that even distribution of heat. It is also made of high grade heavy duty steel that should guarantee that the grill will last several years. For a grill that is in this price range, being able to use it for more than five years is actually an excellent deal. And believe us, this grill will last that long and even more, if you just take care of it properly.
This 3-burner gas grill also has a side shelf for placing cooking essentials. Aside from that, it uses porcelain cast-iron grates and an igniter probe on the burners. And speaking of burners, the three burners bring a total rating of 40,800 BTU. Not only that, it also features a side burner capable of 12,000 BTU. And as you know, this side burner can be great for preparing side dishes or other recipes that require low heat. And even though it is only a 3-burner gas grill, it still offers a very decent 438 square inches of primary cooking area and 192 square inches of secondary. It’s a pretty great deal for a very affordable gas grill.
Broil King Baron 3-Burner 320-S
Last but not the least, the Broil King Baron 320-S completes our list. This 3-burner gas grill has everything you will need from a 3 burner gas grill. If you are worried that your backyard or patio doesn’t have enough space for a gas grill, this should the perfect grill for you. It’s main selling point is its size. Don’t get us wrong though, even though it is a bit small, you can still cook a lot of food in it. This 3-burner gas grill actually has 330 square inches primary cooking area and 110 square inches in its secondary area (side burner/warming rack). So, even though it is relatively small for most gas grills, it should still be capable of cooking enough food for your family. The only difference is, this one’s more of a space saver. What makes this gas grill ideal is because it uses dual-tube burners that promote even heating from the front to the back of the cooking area. The cooking area uses porcelain coated cast iron cooking grates that will also guarantee even cooking. The three main burners have a maximum output of 30,000 BTU. That is not too shabby for a small grill. It also boasts of porcelain steel construction with cast aluminum end caps. Plus, it has a double layer hood with stainless steel doors, a control panel and side tables. The side tables by the way are foldable, so you can easily store the grill. This grill is comparable to other Weber 3-burner gas grills. It is also competitively priced. That’s one thing you don’t need to worry about. All in all, this is an excellent value for money gas grill that will take up less space than most other grills.