When you think of flat-top grills, you think of the ones that you see in restaurant kitchens because they give high heat and get things grilled quickly. You can also grill things like eggs on this as well as there’s usually no grids for it to fall through.
Today we’re going to be talking about Evo Grills. They are the grill industry-leading flat top grills that you can buy on the market today. Read on to see why you should consider Evo and see some of the best ones that’s on the market today.
This was our top pick out of all the Evo grills because we like that it’s very portable. It has 650 square inches of cooking space, temps from 225 to 700 so you can rely on this professional style grill to make your food taste amazing, anywhere you bring this tabletop grill.
This runner up is our favorite stationary/wheeled cart grill by Evo because you can wheel it around to a place you’d like to BBQ. You have a large cooking space, stainless steel drip tray, and it can be started with an electric start which is super convenient.
What is EVO?
Evo is a company founded by innovative people that has a passion for cooking and entertaining. Founded in 2001, Evo have been the #1 supplier went to the restaurant/food service industry. They also supply grills to regular people. All of their grills are made with high-quality stainless steel, porcelain-coated steel cooking surfaces and all of their grills are very energy efficient, making them more environmentally friendly than most grills out there. All the grills are designed and made in the USA, which reflects the price, because of the quality craftsmanship and innovation in their products.
Types of Evo Grills
There are three types of Evo grills. We will look deeper into them so that you can see the difference between the three:
This type of grill from Evo are the true powerhouses of the brand. They are built from heavy gauge, 304 stainless steel so they can pretty much withstand anything. While this is a flat top grill, you’ll still want to clean up your mess as it also contains a stainless-steel drip pan as well as a removable spillover tray that catches the grease/spillovers. These grills come with an electronic starter, which is super convenient. There are two types of Affinity models, they are 30 or 25G. It means how big they are, so you can choose between the two that suits your baking needs best.
Wheeled Cart Grills
These Evo grills are super convenient because let’s say you don’t want to be stuck in one place for BBQing. You can wheel it to anywhere you want and use it from there. They have the same characteristics as their stationary counterparts, but they do come with wide handles so that you can wheel them. These are great for entertainment as they’re professional-looking and you can show off.
These types of grills are exactly that, a tabletop. You can put them on a table or countertop. These are usually more portable so if you want to bring it to a friend’s house, tailgating or camping this is the grill you’ll want to bring. Like all Evo grills, they are made out of super-durable construction and very easy to clean. The tabletop ones also stand on a set of rubber feet so the grill will stay stable when you are using it. These ones are popular for people who are always on the go.
Our Top 3 Choices For Best Evo Gas Griddles
This beautiful propane gas grill by Evo is one you’ll definitely want to consider. It is 30 inches in diameter and has 650 square inches of cooking space. So now that you know the size of this flat top grill, you will be able to cook for a larger crowd. Made out of stainless steel, it’s a durable grill that will last you for years to come. It has 40,095 BTU so it does get pretty hot pretty fast. The temperatures here range from 225 to 700 degrees, so if you really want to cook a steak on here, you’ll be able to sear it due to the high temperature. The Evo Classic is extremely versatile as you can grill, sear, warm or smoke food. We will note that it does come with a stainless-steel hood vent, so that you can really lock in the heat and there’s a vent on the top so you can really control the heat/smoke with this grill. This grill is also portable as it’s on wheels so you can wheel it to where you would like to cook it.
Like most Evo grills, it’s easy to clean and maintain. You also get a 1-year warranty if there’s any issues with the grill itself.
- Big enough to cook for a crowd
- High temps
- Made out of stainless steel
For smaller patios or areas, the Evo Affinity 25G grill is one you should consider. Built out of stainless steel, it’s super durable. It’s important to note that it’s available in natural gas, just so that you are aware. The cooking surface is 490 square inches, which is decent sized if you plan on cooking for a small crowd. It also has a 25-inch diameter of oil-seasoned nonstick grates, which is beneficial because it’s enough space and we don’t like food that sticks. It has 31,600 BTUs so that should be powerful to make everything from eggs to that delicious burger. For temperatures, it can run up to 225 to 525 degrees.
Because this is a flat top grill, it’s super easy to keep clean and maintain. There’s also a steel drip pan that will catch any and all grease, which is why it’s easy to clean.
Evo provides a 1-year warranty should there be any issues with this grill.
- Decent size for grilling/searing/cooking
- Non-Stick flat top area
- Easy to clean
- Can be expensive for the size you get
If you are looking for something that you can put on a table, you can look forward to this tabletop grill by Evo. Running on propane, you can still get 40,095 BTUs which in our opinion is very powerful considering the size of the grill. The grill is 30 inches in diameter and has a whopping 650 square inches for your cooking space. You also get 225 to 700 degrees, so you can cook pretty much anything due to the variety of temperatures. Like all other Evo grills, it’s very easy to clean and maintain, and it has a drip tray so you can get rid of the grease. Also, it’s super versatile, you can grill, roast, sear, warm and smoke on this grill as it has a hood with a vent top that you can control.
Evo has a 1-year warranty if there’s additional issues with the grill which is always a good thing to have.
- Can put on any table or outdoor countertop
- Can cook a decent amount of food
- No thermometer
Why are Evo grills so expensive?
They are expensive because it is designed and built in the US. They’re also meant to last a lifetime, so that you’re not constantly replacing grills (which can be pricier than buying a single Evo grill in the first place). Also, they were made for use in professional settings and the cooking surface is non-stick that is already pre seasoned. Also, all Evo grills come with a cleaning kit, which is super useful because you don’t normally get that with other brands.
What is an Evo cooktop?
The Evo cooktop is the steel that you cook your food on. It’s usually nonstick and pre seasoned so your food will taste amazing.
What is the best outdoor grill for the money?
In our opinion, it would be the Evo Tabletop Propane Gas Grill because it’s portable and you can bring it everywhere. You get the same benefits of the wheeled cart model (same square inches, temps and etc.) but you can bring it anywhere such as a picnic or etc. and place it on whichever you are cooking on.
What are the best grills for the money?
We will recommend a stationary one, the Evo Propane Gas Grill. While it will stay at your home, it’s still portable enough to wheel around to an area that you want to cook your food. It has all of the same features that the tabletop one does, and you can cook for a small crowd. You can cook everything from eggs to French toast to burgers to chicken.
We hope that you’ve seen why Evo, is one of the best BBQ flat top grill brands out there. While you do invest more for Evo, the quality and workmanship of the grill can’t be ignored. Also, it promises to deliver the tastiest foods because it’s super versatile. If you have enjoyed reading this guide, please let us know in the comments below!