The Best Pellet Smokers To Elevate Your Meat Game

These easy-to-use pellet smokers will turn you into a BBQ pitmaster overnight.

Grilla Grills

Pellet smokers have surged in popularity because of their ease of use and tasty results. Our favorite pellet smokers include those intended for novice and for experienced grill masters. With a bit of prep and patience, each one of them can deliver a delicious meal.

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Best for Tailgating: Green Mountain Grills Davy Crockett Pellet Grill
Green Mountain Grills
Green Mountain Grills amazon.com $339.00

The Davy Crockett comes with a digital Wi-Fi controller, which allows you to monitor and control the temperature of your meat and smoker from anywhere in your house. This unit can run on 12V or 120AC, so it's ideally suited for small homes, tailgating, or camping. The built-in foldable legs make for a convenient stand—no table required.

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Best Value: Traeger TFB29LZA Grills Junior Elite Grill Smoker
Traeger
Traeger amazon.com $429.99

The popular Traeger Junior Elite is a great smoker for first-time chefs as well as experienced smokers who are short on space. It's versatile and can grill, smoke, bake, roast, braise, and barbecue food. The digital controller is adjustable to +/- 20 degrees and has 300 square inches of grilling space that is large enough for two whole chickens or three racks of ribs.

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Best Overall: Grilla Grills Silverbac Smoker
Grilla Grills

$749

The Silverbac wood pellet grill has a heavy-duty 12-gauge steel body and 14-gauge stainless steel lid, which makes for better heat retention and durability. This type of beefy construction is what you'd expect to find in a grills at this price point. The digital control panel is accurate every 5 degrees and the large 20-lb. hopper can hold enough pellets for your longest smokes. With nearly 700 inches of cooking area in the Grilla, you'll be the most popular house on the block.

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Great in the Home: Camp Chef PG24DLX Deluxe Pellet Grill and Smoker
Camp Chef
Camp Chef amazon.com $499.99

Camp Chef grills are proven for cooking on the road or at home. This grill is designed for home use. Their advanced digital temperature reading eliminates huge swings in temperature that can hinder your smoke. The ash can clean-out system makes cleaning this grill easier than ever, so you have no excuse to cook with a dirty grill.

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Best for Semi-Pros: Rec Tec Grills Bull (RT-700)
Rec Tec

$1,199

The Rec Tec Bull is built for serious smoking. The stainless steel chamber doesn't have paint that will chip or peel, and the built-in Wi-Fi technology allows you to monitor your cook from anywhere in the house. And with two meat probes you'll have more flexibility when cooking different types of meals. The 40-lb. hopper and interior LED are features the backyard pros will love.

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