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Charmglow 5-Burner with Rotisserie Model #810-8550-S - Discontinued

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Charmglow 5-Burner Stainless Steel with Rotisserie 810-8550-s

Charmglow 5-Burner Stainless Steel with Rotisserie 810-8550-s

Homer LLC.

The Bottom Line

This eye catching gas grill combines a painted body with stainless steel parts to produces a moderately priced full feature gas grill with 5 burners, full function rotisserie system and side burner. The heat output is adequate for the size and the 5 burner design helps even out the heat. The permanent mounted side tables are raised placing the rotisserie mountings and motor under the side tables. This can make accessing the motor a little awkward. This grill has decent quality burners but the other stainless steel parts are low quality (400 series) and the painted body is prone to being easily scratched.


  • Large, full feature gas grill
  • Attractive Design


  • Constructed of low quality stainless steel
  • Painted body parts can be easily scratched
  • Lightweight burners and internal components
  • Rotisserie motor permanently mounted under side table


  • Five 12,000 BTU 304 stainless steel tubular burners
  • 665 square inches of primary cooking space for a total grilling area of 926 square inches
  • 60,000 BTU maximum output from the main burners
  • 12,000 BTU brass capped side burner under a flush mounted cover
  • 14,000 BTU rear mounted infrared rotisserie burner with full kit and "hidden" mountings
  • Porcelain coated cast iron cooking grates
  • Fully enclosed cart with side table drawer, internal propane tank mounting and fold out garbage can
  • Painted steel body with 400 series stainless steel lid, front doors and other features
  • Made by Brinkmann Corp. in China exclusively for Home Depot's Charmglow brand

Guide Review - Charmglow 5-Burner with Rotisserie Model #810-8550-S - Discontinued

This model has been discontinued.

By reducing the stainless steel used to make this grill, Brinkmann (the maker) can offer a full feature gas grill for a moderate price around $600USD. This grill boasts 5-burners for a total maximum output of 60,000 BTUs. Add in the side burner and full function rotisserie system with rear mounted infrared rotisserie burner.

Unfortunately the stainless steel used is low quality (400 series) stainless and the painted body can be easily scratched. This can cause issues of rusting, particularly in areas near the ocean. The burners are better quality stainless but the internal components are lightweight and may cause you problems down the road.

With the elevated side tables on this grill the rotisserie mountings and motor are mounted under the side tables. This "feature" is called a hidden rotisserie system. The awkward part of this setup is that you have to reach under the right side table (and side burner) to turn on the rotisserie motor.

While this isn't a bad grill you can certainly do better.

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