Char-Broil Patio Bistro


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Char-Broil Patio Bistro

Char-Broil Patio Bistro
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Char-Broil Patio Bistro Review

Representing excellent value for money, we have ranked the Char-Broil Patio Bistro number 16 across all barbecues.
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Why Has it Scored 82?

It has below average expert reviews with an average expert rating of 50%.
At over a year old this grill is slightly out of date, and newer barbecues with more up to date technology are available. View the latest barbecues 2018.
This barbecue has running costs of $470 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 159 BBQs that we have compared it to.
It has some great features:
Has a lid
Has an adjustable thermostat
Has a warming rack
-sized grilling in a grill designed for smaller spaces, and with no flames, so you can grill juicy foods on your patio, balcony and more. patented infrared cooking system channels heat evenly to the cooking grate, eliminating hot and cold spots. precision dial gives you complete command over the 1750-watt electric burner for your cookout favori
Frared grills with the convenience of full-sized grilling in a compact design.<br>- plugs into any 120v outlet<br>- 240 sq. in. porcelain-coated primary cooking surface<br>- 80 sq. in. secondary cooking surface<br>- red porcelain-coated grill body<br>- temperature gauge on top of hood allows for monitoring grill temperature at a glance.<br>- cool touch handle and hinged lid for no-hassle access to your foods<br>- storage grate to keep your tools close at hand<br>- strong, durable wheels for quick and easy storage and maneuverabi

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There was a cheaper price of $104.99 at Newegg UK 9 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
There is a 90% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.

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Char-Broil Patio Bistro In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Superb Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features. However at $138.94 it is still in the cheapest 31% of BBQs.

Price Has Gone Up by $34 (24%)

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Cheaper Price Found in the United Kingdom

We found a cheaper price for the Char-Broil Patio Bistro of £123.24 ($123.24) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $15.70.

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Running Costs

Average Running Costs

Based on typical usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the Patio Bistro will cost $470 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 159 grills.

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Has a Lid

The Patio Bistro has a lid. 68% of barbecues also have a lid.

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Has an Adjustable Thermostat

The Char-Broil Patio Bistro has an adjustable thermostat. 61% of grills do not have an adjustable thermostat.

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Has a Warming Rack

The Patio Bistro has a warming rack, which is unusual. 91% of grills do not have a warming rack.

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The Patio Bistro is portable, which is unusual. 93% of BBQs are not portable.

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Only One Burner/cooking Zone

The Patio Bistro is a one burner/cooking zone BBQ.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

charbroil 14601900, charbroil 11601558, charbroil 14601995, charbroil 12601688


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