Weber Q 100 Gas Grill Review

Find detailed consumer review, features, pros and cons of Weber Q 100 gas grill. Also known as Weber Baby Q Grill, it is perfect for camping, tailgating, RVing, outdoor, patio and backyard grilling.


Features

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Weber Q-100 gas grill is one of the most popular portable propane grills. With over 300 reviews found online, including Amazon.com, consumersearch.com or buzzillions.com, Weber Q-100 has been rated with 4.5 stars of 5 max.

This portable grill is equipped with 189 sq. in. cooking area that is perfect for smaller family size, and searing several steaks, pork chops or cooking half dozen burgers.

As other models from Weber Q grill series, this Q-100 model has a frame made of strong glass-reinforced nylon, strong and light, rust resistant cast aluminum lid and the body.

Burner is made of stainless steel for durability and it can produce maximum power of 8500 BTUs. To light the burner, simply use the push button ignition and adjust the heat and grill temperature with the adjustable burner valve.

Cooking grates are made of high quality cast iron material and to allow easy cleaning and protect against the rust, the grates are porcelain enameled. Cast-iron grate has an integrated flavorizer system and is great in retaining the heat, which helps in searing the steaks and keeping the cooked food warm longer. Underneath, there is a removable drip pan to collects drippings from the grill and therefore, protect the grill from flare-ups.

Weber Q-100 has weather resistant handles that allows easy carrying while its small size of 16"x27"x23.5" makes it very portable.

The approximate price is $140, but checking the online stores for the latest deals is recommended. 14.1-ounce disposable propane tank is not included in the price. The warranty is 5 years.

Pros and Cons

Weber Q-100 gas grill is the great and affordable solution for the outdoor cooking, including camping, tailgating, RVing, even making barbecue on the patio or in the backyard. Now let's look what other consumers are saying about the Weber Baby Q Grill.

Pros

  • Weber Baby Q Grill is, per consumer reviews, easy to assemble, easy to operate and due to the small size it is portable.
  • The grill heats up fast and provides an even temperature so food gets done quickly.
  • The cooking grate is sturdy and it conducts the heat well and evenly.
  • Weber Q-100 is versatile unit as you add a rolling cart, side trays and converter to use 20 lb propane tank.
  • Portable, easy to carry and doesn't take up much space.
  • Grill is ease to assemble and use with the user friendly instructions.
  • Many positive reviews on Weber's customer service.
  • Collapsible rolling cart is very convenient for camping and when traveling.
  • Propane tank is cheaper than charcoal.
  • Great for camping.

Cons

  • Some reported problems with the gas control valve, it wasn't generating enough heat, as it was designed for.
  • Several negative complains about faulty regulators.
  • Some customers complained that Weber Q-100 doesn't accept 16.4 oz propane tanks despite Weber's instructions.
  • It has only one burner so you cannot do the indirect cooking.
  • Few complains as the grill won't light.
  • Cooking area is small and unit is heavy.
  • Hard to clean.
  • 14.1 propane tank is hard to find.

Tip: For cooking at home use larger propane tanks as it is cheaper and more convenient than replacing the smaller one.

Summary

Weber Q-100 gas grill is one of the best selling portable propane grills due to its excellent performance, handy size and stylish looking. It can be used equally for outdoor and home grilling. It can provide enough food for a small family size, and it offers some great (described above) features that are making this small grill reliable.

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