Char-Griller 22424 Score Card

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Char-Griller Box Table Top Charcoal Grill

Editorial Rating

Overall Rating: 8.2
Build Quality: 78/100
Design: 71/100
Price: 88/100
Performance: 91/100


  • Can be used as charcoal grill and side smoker
  • Provides Texas style smoking when used as side fire box with barrel grills
  • Very easy to clean due to the separate ash dump pan that can be removed
  • Heavy duty steel lends considerable durability to the product
  • Cast-iron cooking grates are coated with porcelain and enamel; therefore, greases and hard stains come off easily
  • Lightweight and offers an impressive grilling space


  • Cannot be converted into a grill back from firebox
  • Would have been more effective with few more dampers
  • Legs of this grill don’t bend, which can create few problems during transportation

Char-Griller Box Table Top Charcoal Grill Review

If you want an appliance that serves the purposes of a charcoal grill, side smoker and side fire box, this table top grill is the apt model for you. Its functionalities can be interchanged according to your needs, which give you ultimate flexibility. However, you need to read the manual carefully before proceeding to use the appliance in a particular way that you want. This article will provide light into the features, specifications, pros and cons of this product, so that it will help you in your decision-making.

About Char-Griller 2-2424 product

This heavy duty grill serves the dual purposes of a table-top grill and a side smoker. When used with Wrangler, Outlaw, Duo or Pro-Deluxe models from Char Giller, this grill proves to be an effective Firebox for getting the right quality of smoke in your dishes. An important point while using this appliance is that it can be changed from a grill to a firebox, but not back from a firebox into a grill.  So, you need to think twice before changing functionalities. Once, you use this grill as a side-smoker, it remains a smoker forever. You need to purchase a separate appliance for grilling. When you use this as a charcoal grill, you don’t have to worry about cleaning up the coal afterward, as this appliance comes with a separate ash pan for collecting all the coal.


Some of the notable features of this Char-Griller 2-2424 are:

  1. Comes with a separate ash pan for collecting the coal during grilling process
  2. Proves to be a great side-smoking companion for other models of grills from Char-Griller
  3. Table-top grill which comes with a great design that looks heavy and durable
  4. Comes with Stay Cool Hood Handle, cast iron coated durable cooking grates and heavy-duty steel construction
  5. A sliding drawer to hold coal and ashes separately, so that it becomes easy for you while cooking
  6. Apt model for Texas style horizontal smoking when used along with a barrel grill
  7. Heat control is possible as this appliance comes with two adjustable dampers
  8. Changing from grill to side fire box is quite easy as it only requires you to remove the dampers and connect to a grill
  9. Easy portability; therefore, a good choice to take along with you on your camping trips
grilling on char griller charcoal box


This table top grill from Char-Griller has 250 square inches of grilling space, which is quite nice for this price range. It is constructed using heavy steel, thereby making it one of the most durable grills available in the market today.  Though heavy steel is used for making this grill, it only weights about 39 pounds, which makes it perfect for portable grilling. This grill is 18.5 inches long, 16 inches wide and 17 inches tall.

Bottom Line

This table top charcoal grill is a strong buy, if you are looking for cooking smoked dishes. It is priced at just about $70, which is quite reasonable, considering the smoking perfection that you get in your grilled dishes. Make sure you also check the video review produced by the company:


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