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The Cobb Premier Charcoal Grill

About.com Rating 4.5 Star Rating
User Rating 5 Star Rating (2 Reviews)


Cobb Grill BBQ Cooking System

Cobb Grill BBQ Cooking System


The Bottom Line

The Cobb grill has been repeatedly praised as one of the most unique and versatile portable grills on the market. This unit will run on eight charcoal briquettes for up to three hours, will never flare-up, and can cook a whole chicken as easily as burgers. Light weight, easy to light and operate, this grill is perfect for virtually every outing. It doesn't even get hot on the exterior so you can pick it up while cooking to move it. The only real draw back is the relative small size. The cooking area is a little under 12 inches and doesn't give you a lot of space. Other than that this is a great little grill.


  • Lightweight 8 1/2 pound grill
  • Exterior stays cool to the touch
  • Highly versatile cooking abilities
  • Requires very little fuel (charcoal) to operate


  • Very small cooking area
  • Advertised versatility requires optional accessories


  • Runs for about three hours on 8 charcoal briquettes
  • 8.5 pounds total weight
  • High quality stainless steel construction
  • Drippings are drained to a storage area away from the flame making flare-ups virtually impossible
  • Optional roasting rack lets you cook whole chickens or roasts under the tall lid area
  • Comes completely apart for easy cleaning
  • Many available accessories, including pans and woks

Guide Review - The Cobb Premier Charcoal Grill

The Cobb really is one of the most versatile portable charcoal grills on the market. This little unit can run for hours on a handful of charcoal briquettes and cook a wide range of foods from burgers to whole chickens to omelets (roasting rack and griddle not standard). Weighing in under 9 pounds this lightweight unit is perfect for a wide range of portable applications since it can be picked and moved hot (the exterior doesn't heat up).

While the size is very small (three to four burgers at a time) this unit is very easy to use and virtually fool proof. You really can put a chicken on to roast and come back in an hour to check on it. Because of the excellent grease management system that collects grease away from the flame, flare-ups are virtually impossible.

This is a great little unit for campers, boaters and tailgaters who don't need to prepare a lot of food, but want the versatility and near fool-proof cooking this unit has to offer.

While the additional accessories (woks, smoker box, skillets, griddles, etc.) add a lot of feature these will add a lot to the units overall price.

User Reviews

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 5 out of 5
Premier Cobb Grill, Member Marbfl

Without a doubt the BEST grill!!!! I put firestarters on a piece of foil to protect the SS. 1 starter never fails to do the job and the coals are grey and ready in 30 minutes. Put the plate on and it will sizzle in minutes.. Easy to clean and then prepare for the next time. As a single person this is ideal but easily has room for 4 burgers, twiced baked potatoes or my personal favorite liver wrapped in nice thick bacon. OMG Delicious.

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