Char-Griller 2828 Pro Deluxe Charcoal Grill Review

Char-Griller 2828 Pro Deluxe Charcoal Grill

The Char-Griller 2828 Pro Deluxe Charcoal Grill is a popular griller among many because of the large cooking space it offers along with other convenient accessories that makes grilling more convenient and also an enjoyable one. One can easily feed a large bunch of family members or a group of friends easily with over 800 square inches of cooking space to grill all your favorite dishes easily.

The Char-Griller 2828 also comes with a useful wood shelf on the side with hooks to hang your utensils as well. A condiment basket is also provided on the front side of the charcoal grill to store all your marinades and seasonings for easy access while grilling. A convenient wire shelf is also provided below the grill to provide additional storage space.

The Char-Griller 2828 Pro is reasonably priced that provides excellent services for many years to come. With the total 800 square inches of cooking space available in the grill, about 580 sq. inches can be used for your primary grilling purposes and the remaining 250 square inches can be used as a warming rack. It can accommodate more charcoal by raising the cast-iron gates.

Char-Griller 2828

The Char-Griller 2828 comes with a very useful charcoal tray that can be adjusted to move it either closer to the racks or away from the racks based on the kind of temperature you are cooking in the grill.

One of the biggest advantages of the Char-Pro Deluxe 2828 Charcoal Grill is its roomy cooking space available on the grill. Also, you have options to cook your food at two separate heat level, so you can cook one dish with high heat and cook another food with a lower heat on the other side. This enables you to cook different items at the same time with different heat levels.

The cast iron grates in the Char-Griller 2828 are made using premium quality materials to provide extended durability and also enables it to prevent the grill from getting rusted over time. It is recommended to season the grates before using it for grilling. The cast iron grates can be easily lifted on the top to add more charcoal to the grill. This could be somewhat inconvenient for some to lift the grate on top to add charcoal as most of the modern grillers comes with an opening on the front or the side to add charcoal.

When you are grilling you need all your cooking accessories like your forks, spatulas right near you and the wooden side shelf comes with utensil hooks that help you have those items right there when you need it. This also ensures that your tools are not cluttered around the grill and is safely stored in one place.

The Char-Griller 2828 Deluxe also comes equipped with a condiment basket that helps in keeping all the items in an organized manner. This is definitely a helpful utility as you can’t run around to get the items from the kitchen while you are grilling in your backyard or just place it on the floor as it might get dirty. So just keep all your items safely inside the basket and use it whenever you may need it.

The Char-Griller 2828 is constructed using premium quality heavy-duty steel and to enhance the durability to some extent the outer side of the grill is powder coated. Using cast-iron for the grill is a very good choice as it could provide a great smell and smoke feeling to your dish.

The Char-Griller 2828 provides you total control over the grill as you can increase/decrease the dampers as you need, restrict the airflow to your liking or bring the heat near or away from the food based on the type of dish you are grilling. It also comes with a heat gauge that helps in setting the time for your grilling easily.

When you compare with other grillers within the same price range, you cannot see other grillers have the same kind of storage features like the Char-Griller 2828. It allows you to keep all the necessary items conveniently near you to enable your grilling quickly and easily. You can also have your food warm for a long time in the warming rack.

The Char-Griller model 2828 comes with a dump ash pan that collects all the ash and helps you clean up the mess quickly. All you need to do is pull the pan out from the grill and dispose of the ash away in an appropriate place. Cleaning the grill is also not so painful.


  • ​Heavy-duty steel construction
  • ​Made using high quality cast iron grates to provide for that even heating to your food
  • ​Roomy condiment basket to store all the needed items for your grilling purpose
  • ​Easy clean up with removable dump ash pan


  • ​It’s hard for some people to assemble

Overall, the Char-Griller 2828 is a wonderful option for both professional and home grilling needs as it comes with a large space for cooking and also has several other features to make grilling an enjoyable experience.

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