Cuisinart CGG-180TS Petite Gourmet Outdoor Tabletop Grill Review

by Joost Nusselder | Last Updated:  May 31, 2022

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Cuisinart CGG-200 Outdoor Tabletop Grill

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Cuisinart is one of the most well-known brands when it comes to making quality cookware, and this grill doesn’t disappoint. The CGG-200 model is lightweight and compact enough to travel with, which means you can take it on camping trips or van adventures. This also makes it easy to store in your garage when you’re not using it over the winter.

There’s only one burner on this model which limits the amount of meat you can cook, but it’s totally worth it when you consider that it’s well insulated and has 12,000 BTUs that sear meat to perfection.

The cooking grates on this grill are made from high-quality porcelain coated cast iron and it has a convenient modular cooking surface.

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This well-appointed grill also features foldable side shelves and removable cooking grates that can be swapped for a veggie panel and other different types of cooking surfaces and it’s what makes it great as a tabletop grill.

This helps prevent cross-contamination when preparing different types of meat and each offers superb heat distribution.


  • Heats up fast and works like a dream
  • Great customer service
  • Well designed
  • Offers decent heat distribution


  • The cast iron grate is very difficult to clean up
  • It has a poor quality deflector

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Joost Nusselder, the founder of Lakeside Smokers is a content marketer, dad and loves trying out new food with BBQ Smoking (& Japanese food!) at the heart of his passion, and together with his team he's been creating in-depth blog articles since 2016 to help loyal readers with recipes and cooking tips.