If you like barbecuing but don’t want the hassle of setting up a hefty smoking station and making a massive fire in your backyard, you can turn to electric smokers that will give you the same smoky flavored goodness without the struggle.
You don’t even have to pay a considerable sum of money because electric smokers are relatively more affordable than other traditional smokers.
The best part, is that you don’t even have to cash out any extra cash on furl, like charcoal or wood, since you only need electricity to power it up.
Our Top Picks
Below is a summary of the top picks from our SummerBaron.com team. To help you understand where each pick ranked, we have included “badges” next to each pick’s key findings. “Best Overall” is a combination of price and value. “Best Budget” is great for summer lovers who want a top-quality product but are on a tighter budget. “High End” is for people who just want the best, and price is no object.
Reviews of Each Pick
Looking for the top electric smokers under $200? Here are my 4 inexpensive picks! Continue reading to learn more about what you can get for $200.
Folds compactly for travel and storage
Removable and washable padded seat
Brake pads that prevent the walker from going over steps
Might be better suited for taller babies
Might be better suited for taller babies
The Masterbuilt 30-inch Digital Electric Smoker comes with digital controls that are easy to use. It also comes with a design that helps you load chips into the smoker without having to open the smoker’s door every time. The smoker’s body is well insulated to trap all smoke and maintain an even temperature that ensures proper circulation of heat to cook the food evenly.
This smoker comes with two racks, a water bowl, and a temperature gauge that helps you control the smoker’s heat. The Masterbuilt 30-inch Digital Electric Smoker comes with an integrated thermostat that lets you control the temperature while cooking.
|19.88 x 20.47 x 33.26 in
|730 sq in
Built with durable steel, the Char-Broil Vertical Electric Smoker retains heat well and allows for even cooking
This smoker is also easy to clean with adjustable shelves and porcelain-coated pans and trays
The door handle is also covered with chrome, making it easier to open and close the heavy door.
The installation process is a tedious 13-step procedure that can be quite tiresome. However, it does come with a detailed instruction manual that helps you understand the design easily.
The Char-Broil Vertical Electric Smoker also offers a large cooking area that is ideal for cooking large meals. This electric smoker comes with 1500 watt power that can reach up to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. It has a door-mounted temperature gauge that allows you to manage the smoker’s temperature to ensure that the food is cooked evenly. It also has a porcelain coated ashtray, a grease cup, and a water pan that makes the cleaning process more manageable.
|17.5 x 20 x 37.8 in
|505 sq in
Smoke Hollow 26142E
The Smoke Hollow 26142E 26-inch Electric Smoker is easy to clean as it comes with chrome-plated racks and a grease cup.
The smoker’s door also has magnetic latches that seal the door shut and don’t allow the heat to escape. This is ideal for consistent and even cooking.
This smoker also has handles on the side that aid in a firm grip for easy maneuvering.
This smoker doesn’t have an automatic wood feeder, so you will have to add wood chips as needed to cook the food manually.
With durable steel construction, the Smoke Hollow 26142E 26 inch Electric Smoker comes with adjustable temperature control that helps ease use. The smoker walls are thick and double lined with means that the smoker is well insulated to keep the heat inside.
This smoker comes with chrome-plated racks that offer more space for smoking more food at one go. It also has a woodchip box with a lid and a water pan that makes the smoker more efficient to use and manage. The adjustable temperature gauge comes with settings that help you monitor the heat production in the smoker.
|35.5 x 19 x 16.5 in
|171 sq in
The Dyna-Glo 30-inch Digital Electric smoker is powerfully built with double walls that don’t allow the smoke or heat to escape the firebox; thus, keeping the food evenly heated.
The digital push button that comes with the smoker makes the management of temperature simple and easy
Included is a digitally controlled meat thermometer, which tells you the food’s internal temperature. Also the smoker automatically turns off when the desired temperature is reached.
It may take some practice to efficiently load the wood chips into the wood chip tray for beginners.
This smoker is ideal for both professionals and beginners. With features like push controls that can set the time for cooking and control the temperature, this smoker simplifies the cooking process and makes it an effortless experience.
The Dyna-Glo 30-inch Digital Electric smoker has an integrated thermometer that helps you monitor the food’s temperature while cooking. The smoker’s burner is powered at 800 watts that can maintain the temperature evenly. This smoker also comes with a wood chip loader at the side, making it easy to load the wood chips while cooking. As the name suggests, this smoker will give you an excellent and dynamic smoking experience.
|19.4 x 19 x 32.5 in
|732 sq in