Portable BBQ Grills

Life isn’t stationary - Great BBQ doesn't need to be either.

Exceptional Grilling Capabilities, on the go

Choose from propane, electric, or natural gas portable BBQ grill options, all in a sleek, stylish package.
Napoleon’s signature cooking grids ensure that you’ll still achieve the perfect sear, with even heat distribution on a non-stick surface… wherever you are!

Level up your travel-sized BBQ grill with professional-grade accessories, including a weatherproof grill cover, warming rack, or cast-iron griddle. Everything you need to impress your crowd with gourmet BBQ on the go!

Check out some of the most-loved features of our line-up of portable BBQ grills, helping you experience fantastic grilling wherever life takes you:

  • Generous Cooking Area: Grill for crowds with ease!
  • Folding Legs: Foldable legs or carts on select portable grill models allow for compact storage and seamless set-up.
  • Ergonomic Control Knobs: Easy, smooth temperature control.
  • Iconic WAVE™ Cooking Grids: Porcelain-coated grids in Napoleon’s signature wave pattern, deliver consistent heat transfer for the perfect sear. These grill grates also help prevent your food from falling into the burners, so you can enjoy every last bite!
  • ACCU-PROBE™ Temperature Gauge: Know when your grill has reached optimal grilling temperature with our highly accurate gauge.
  • 10-Year Napoleon Limited Warranty: Peace of mind that you can enjoy your portable BBQ grill for years to come.

Whether you’re looking for the perfect portable BBQ grill to serve large groups, or need a versatile, compact unit to keep up with your adventurous lifestyle, Napoleon offers a great selection of high-quality, well-priced portable grills, with the features you’re looking for. Explore our complete line-up of travel grills to see why you don’t have to sacrifice performance for portability!

Get grilling with a Napoleon Travel BBQ Grill today.

What Portable Grill Should I Purchase: Propane, Natural Gas or Electric?

The choice among propane, natural gas, and electric Napoleon portable grills depends on your specific needs and available resources.

Propane Portable Grills

A propane portable grill is known for its convenience and portability. The grill heats up quickly, offers high heat for searing, and the fuel is readily available in portable tanks. Propane portable grills are ideal for tailgating, camping, or outdoor events where you might not have access to an electrical outlet or a natural gas line. Their ease of setup and temperature control make them an excellent choice for grillers of all levels seeking a balance between performance and convenience. Propane portable grills are right for you if you prioritize portability and flexibility, need high heat for searing, and prefer the convenience of a fuel tank that you can bring anywhere.

Natural Gas Portable Grills

A portable gas BBQ grill requires a natural gas line, which can limit its portability to locations where such a hookup is available. However, natural gas portable grills offer the benefit of never running out of fuel mid-cookout, assuming you have a steady supply of natural gas. These portable grills are perfect for outdoor kitchens or patios equipped with a natural gas line, offering the same high heat and precise temperature control as their propane counterparts. They’re ideal for those who grill often and prefer not to deal with propane tanks. Storing propane tanks requires space and can affect the aesthetics of outdoor living areas. Natural gas burns cleaner than propane, producing fewer greenhouse gases and pollutants. Environmentally conscious people may prefer natural gas for its lower environmental impact. A portable gas BBQ grill suits you best if you have a permanent or semi-permanent outdoor setup with access to a natural gas line, grill frequently, and want the convenience of a continuous fuel supply without changing tanks.

Electric Portable Grills

Electric grills are the most environmentally friendly option among the three. They’re suitable for indoor use or in areas where open flames are prohibited, such as balconies in some apartment complexes.

Napoleon’s portable electric models are known for their ease of use. They heat up quickly and offer precise temperature control with simple dial settings. Electric grills require access to an electrical outlet but offer precise temperature control and are generally easier to clean. They’re perfect for city dwellers or those with limited outdoor space who still want the grilling experience.

Ultimately, the choice among propane, natural gas, and electric portable grills depends on your specific grilling needs, the locations where you plan to grill, and your environmental preferences. Each type offers unique advantages, whether it’s the traditional grilling experience with propane, the convenience of natural gas, or the versatility and eco-friendliness of electric grills.

Will I Get the Same Quality of Grilling with a Portable BBQ Grill?

Napoleon’s portable grills are designed to deliver a grilling experience comparable to a full-sized grill, embodying a no-compromise approach to quality, even in a compact form. These portable grills boast dual stainless-steel burners that provide reliable temperature control, allowing for precise heat adjustments. This is crucial for both slow-roasting large cuts of meat under their high-topped lids and achieving the intense heat necessary for perfect searing. The ACCU-PROBE™ Temperature Gauge offers real-time, accurate temperature readings, ensuring that the grill has reached the optimal temperature for whatever culinary creation you have in mind. It takes the guesswork out of achieving the perfect grill temperature.

Plus, Napoleon’s signature WAVE™ cooking grids contribute to the portable grill’s exceptional performance. It ensures even heat distribution across the entire grilling surface, allowing for those distinctive sear marks that are a hallmark of high-quality grilling. Despite their portable nature, these grills are designed to reach the high temperatures necessary for searing while also providing a generous cooking area to accommodate significant quantities of food.

What Does the JETFIRE Ignition System Do for the Portable Grill?

The JETFIRE Ignition System is Napoleon’s proprietary technology in a portable gas BBQ grill. It operates by shooting a jet of flame directly to the burners. The system allows for a rapid start-up, meaning less waiting time before you can start grilling. This is especially useful for those impromptu grilling sessions. The quick ignition also contributes to better fuel efficiency, as the grill reaches the desired temperature without wasting gas. The JETFIRE Ignition System eliminates the need for open flames or manual lighters. Providing a controlled flame directly to the burners minimizes the risk of gas build-up and the potential for flare-ups, making the ignition process safer for the user. It’s a significant upgrade over the traditional push-button or rotary igniters found in many other grills.

Is a Napoleon Portable Grill Easy to Transport?

A Napoleon portable grill features a scissor cart design with all-terrain wheels, allowing for easy movement across different surfaces. The grill can be quickly folded for setup and storage, making it highly convenient for transporting to tailgates, campsites, or home storage. When not in use, it can be compactly folded to fit in tight spaces, stand upright in a corner with its kickstand, or even hung up, offering versatile storage solutions for every user.

Can Portable Grills Handle Different Weather Conditions?

Napoleon portable grills are built to withstand various weather conditions. The durable cast aluminum lid provides superior heat retention and longevity, while the windproof design of the grill ensures that it remains effective even in windy conditions. The scissor cart’s unique ‘X’ design offers stability on most surfaces, further enhancing its suitability for outdoor grilling in different environments. Whether you’re grilling in the comfort of your backyard or out in the wild, these grills are designed to perform reliably.

How Do I Clean and Maintain the Portable BBQ Grill?

Maintenance and cleaning are made easy with Napoleon portable grills. The removable thermostat and burners on electric models allow for straightforward access to the interior for thorough cleaning. Additionally, the porcelain drip tray is designed for easy removal and cleaning, helping to keep the grill in optimal condition while reducing the hassle associated with post-grilling cleanup. These features demonstrate Napoleon’s understanding of the importance of convenience and practicality in grill design, ensuring that users can spend more time enjoying their grilling creations and less time on maintenance.

Experience gourmet outdoor cooking anywhere with Napoleon’s innovative portable grills. With precision temperature control and durable, high-quality design, make your next outdoor meal unforgettable with Napoleon.

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