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Weber Genesis Silver B
This grill might be the perfect balance of performance and price. There are 611 square inches of cooking area (enough for family and friends), three burners, a warming rack, a reliable ignition system, two side tables and ample storage. It’s one of Weber’s top-selling grills for a reason. $599,
Traeger Longhorn Grill
Don’t hate it because it’s beautiful. The Longhorn is a quadruple threat: It grills, barbecues, smokes and bakes. Fueled by wood pellets in a variety of flavors, the grill imparts a tangy, smoky taste to meats. Just don’t let your overindulging brother-in-law lasso the thing. $1,495,
The Porsche of gas grills, Viking’s T-Series looks fast and probably performs better than some of the hardware in your local steakhouse. This grill has more bells and whistles than a fire truck: double-wall stainless-steel construction, dual side heaters, four grilling areas, griddle, rotisserie, smoker, professional-grade gas burners, chrome-plated warming rack and a whiz-bang infrared cooker to perfectly sear your two-inch-thick porterhouse—easily ensuring neighborhood bragging rights. From $4,000,
Patio Classic 3500
A twist on the traditional Weber dome, the charcoal-fired Patio Classic doesn’t put on airs. With slat side tables, warming rack, condiment caddy, a roomy 410 square inches of cooking surface and a nifty gliding lid, the Patio Classic handles the burgers without breaking the bank. $159,