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Top 10 Best Grill Mats in 2018 Reviews

No one hates some perfectly grilled pieces of chicken, bacon, and vegetables, do you? However, what those grill masters won’t tell you is the hard time they go through as they try to bring out the best out of the food pieces especially if they have no grill mats.

These barbecue accessories prevent food from falling through the slots into the furnace. They also prevent flare-ups which may cause bitter tastes.

Now, how do you get yourself a good grill mat?

Temperature peaks

A good grill mat should withstand the temperatures you need to cook your food. Ideally, a good mat should withstand at least 5000F.

Versatility

In most instances, you’ll want to prepare more than just chunks of meat and chicken. Therefore, your mat should allow you to cook different food items including eggs and bacon without compromising on the quality and tastes.

Size

Grill mats come in various sizes. An ideal one should offer enough space to grill enough amounts of food at a go. Again, though referred to as a grill mat, it should be easy to cut in smaller sizes for use on other cooking surfaces, for instance, oven and stovetops.

Non-stick

Never overlook this feature! A good grill mat should prevent the food from sticking on the cooking surfaces. This makes it simple to turn it and to remove for serving. The non-stick coating also helps in sealing the food’s natural juices and flavors. Even better, it offers a mess-free cleaning experience.

Other features include your budget and the ease of cleaning.

Contents

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10. On’h BBQ Grill Mat

On'h BBQ Grill Mat

  • By: Onh
  • Item Weight: 15.8 x 13 x 0.1 inches
  • Product Dimensions: 5.6 ounces

These mats from On’h are for those who are caught in between budget and desire for quality. This is a set of 3 good quality mats worth less than 10 bucks. Despite their low cost, do know that you’ll benefit from most of the features you may be looking for in a grill mat.

For instance, they are 16’’by13’’ and will surely fit on many gas, charcoal, and electric grills. They can also be used in ovens for baking.

Are they PFAO-free? Sure! Your meals won’t have that weird plastic aftertaste. In addition, On’h mats feature a durable PTFE Fiberglass coating that protects the mats from absorbing the food odors.

However, they don’t come without a little flaw which is nevertheless a dealbreaker. When used with charcoal burners, the smoke flavor never gets to the food.

Pros

  • They are inexpensive.
  • They are PFAO-Free.

Cons

  • Don’t let in smoke flavors.

9. Hoobest BBQ Grill Mat

Hoobest BBQ Grill Mat

  • By: Hoobest
  • Item Weight: 13 x 2 x 2 inches
  • Product Dimensions: 2.4 ounces

Next is this set of 3 grill mats from Hoobest. They are way cheaper than the On’h grill mats above. However, if you’re looking for a long-lasting set, I frankly wouldn’t recommend this. However, let’s see what it features for the price.

Firstly, each of the 3 pieces measures 15.75’’ by 13’’. They will, therefore, prevent both small and big chunks of food from falling through the grills. Secondly, they are non-stick and clean in a breeze. In addition, they are multipurpose. You can cook almost anything on them including chicken, ribs, pizza, bacon, and vegetables.

Pros

  • They keep the grill clean.
  • They are inexpensive.

Cons

  • They wear out fast.

8. BBQ Grill Mats By Innoo Tech

BBQ Grill Mats By Innoo Tech

  • By: Innoo Tech
  • Item Weight: 2.4 ounces
  • Product Dimensions: 13.8 x 2 x 2 inches

These mats from Innoo Tech are way thicker than most of the mats you’ll find on this list. Being thicker, you’ll be able to use and reuse them for a couple of years without losing your food’s great taste. In addition, they resist heats of up to 5000F.

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Secondly, they are slip resistant. They sit on any grill comfortably and also hold the food items excellently without sliding. Again, they can be cut to fit on any grill or for oven use.

Lastly, they are FDA-Approved and come backed by a lifetime warranty.

Pros

  • Resist high heats.
  • They are slip-resistant.

Cons

  • Can’t be used on direct flames.

7. Aoocan Grill Mat Set of 5

Aoocan Grill Mat Set of 5

  • By: Aoocan
  • Item Weight: 7.2 ounces
  • Product Dimensions: 13.4 x 1.5 x 1.6 inches

Here is yet another versatile set that will protect your grill while offering healthy foods. The package brings 5 high-quality mats with a peak temperature of 5000F.

The best thing about this set is that it allows you to prepare almost anything on your grill. For instance, you don’t need to hassle much about where to cook your eggs while in the camp. Simply place your pan on these mats, and you’re good to go. Again, they are 100% non-stick. This means that you won’t leave your foods on them as it happens while baking directly on the grills.

Lastly, the set is dishwasher safe and comes with a lifetime guarantee.

Pros

  • They are 100% non-stick.
  • They are dishwasher safe.

Cons

  • Some users find them flimsy.

6. GORILLA GRILL MATS

GORILLA GRILL MATS

  • By: Stately Kitchen
  • Item Weight: 8 ounces
  • Product Dimensions: 15.2 x 1.1 x 1.1 inches

This pair of Gorilla Grill Mats by Stately Kitchen is a personal favorite. This is amongst a few others that’ll never miss in any list of the Best Grill Mats. Though pricier than what you would have intended to spend, be assured that you’re making a lifetime investment on them.

They are bigger in size than most of their rivals, and you’ll, therefore, be able to grill more. Again, you can cut them to smaller sizes for small grills and oven use. To your benefit, they are non-stick. This means that you can grill anything from eggs to bacon.

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Pros

  • They are large and more durable.
  • They are non-stick.

Cons

  • They are pricey.

5. Chef Remi BBQ Grill Mat

Chef Remi BBQ Grill Mat

  • By: Chef Remi
  • Item Weight: 1.4 ounces
  • Product Dimensions: 14 x 2 x 2 inches

Chef Remi Grill Mats come with a lifetime money-back guarantee. The neat thing about Chef Remi is that they offer a mess-free grilling experience while not compromising on the final appearance and taste of your food.

If you’re a grill-marks fanatic like me, you’ll surely love how those lines appear on your steak, burgers, bacon, chicken, and vegetables. Again, each of these 2 mats measures 16’’ by 13’’ and can be used on any grill.

Pros

  • They are multi-purpose.
  • They have a lifetime money-back guarantee.

Cons

  • They don’t clean well after some time.

4. LauKingdom BBQ Grill Mat

LauKingdom BBQ Grill Mat

  • By: LauKingdom
  • Item Weight: 8.8 ounces
  • Product Dimensions: 15.8 x 13 x 0.1 inches

LauKingdom has amongst the best value for your bucks given the 5 pieces of mats you get and their functionality. For the health conscious ‘grillholics’ who don’t like using oils or fats, this set is yours. The mats have smooth non-stick surfaces that require no oiling. The mats measure 16’’by13’’. You can also opt for around one measuring 15’’by15’’ for your round grill.

They are also FDA-Compliant and free of harmful PFOA materials. Even better, it’s a risk-free investment. You can ship them back for 100% refund if not fully certified.

Pros

  • PFOA-Free.
  • They are dishwasher safe.

Cons

  • Some claim that they are hard to clean.

3. Kitchen Joy BBQ Grill Mat

Kitchen Joy BBQ Grill Mat

  • By: Kitchen Joy
  • Item Weight: 6.4 ounces
  • Product Dimensions: 15.8 x 0.1 x 11.8 inches

This set of 3 grill mats by Kitchen Joy comes with a full 10-years guarantee. It’s a durable set that you’ll use over and over again. The mats have a special design that prevents flare-ups. This means that your food won’t have weird unwelcome tastes. Again, you’ll still get those grill mark.

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The mats have a smooth non-stick surface that won’t necessitate the use of oils and fats. This not only contributes to healthy eating but also offers a mess-free cooking experience. Moreover, you won’t have to scrub anything since they are dishwasher safe.

Pros

  • They are ultra-thick.
  • They offer non-oil cooking styles.

Cons

  • They are slightly sticky.

2. Twisted Chef Nonstick BBQ Grill Mat

Twisted Chef Nonstick BBQ Grill Mat

  • By: Twisted Chef
  • Item Weight: 6.4 ounces
  • Product Dimensions: 19.7 x 13 x 0.8 inches

Not unless you are new to grilling, you probably know how painstaking it is to grill vegetables. You’ll regularly have to lift the grill and search for pieces that keep on dropping through the grates. Fortunately, that’s a thing of the past with these mats from Twisted Chef.

They have a non-stick coating that helps your foods retain their natural flavors and juices. Again, you can also use any barbecuing sauce of your choice without fear of it sticking to the mats.

Pros

  • Easy to clean.
  • Prevents flare-ups.

Cons

  • Maybe messy with marinades.

1. KONA Best BBQ Grill Mat

KONA Best BBQ Grill Mat

  • By: KONA 
  • Item Weight: 7.2 ounces
  • Product Dimensions: 16 x 13 x 0 inches

This set of 2 grill mats by Kona is our winning contender on this list of the 10 Best Grill Mats in 2018 reviews. What makes it our top pick? Let’s see!

Firstly, it’s the only piece in this list that survives heats up to 6000F. Again, with a thickness of approximately 0.39’’, Kona is by far the thickest grill mats here. As such, besides being durable, your foods won’t stick, and all the flavors and juices will remain intact.

Pros

  • Has 7 years replacement guarantee.
  • They withstand high temps.

Cons

  • The set is pricey.

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