The 9 best BBQ smokers in 2023, tested and reviewed

 Traeger Pro 575 Pellet Grill: Pros: Consistent temperature control, versatile cooking options. Cons: Higher price point, some reported durability issues.

Weber Smokey Mountain Cooker: Pros: Affordable, excellent heat retention, easy to use. Cons: Limited cooking space, may require modifications for optimal performance.

Green Mountain Grills Davy Crockett: Pros: Portable, WiFi-enabled for remote monitoring, versatile. Cons: Smaller cooking area, may struggle in extreme weather conditions.

Pit Barrel Cooker: Pros: Easy to assemble, affordable, excellent for hanging meats. Cons: Limited temperature control, may not suit all cooking styles.

Oklahoma Joe's Longhorn Reverse Flow Smoker: Pros: Large cooking surface, durable construction. Cons: Takes time to learn temperature control, assembly can be challenging.

Masterbuilt Gravity Series 560: Pros: Set-and-forget design, versatile cooking options. Cons: Learning curve for optimal use, some reported quality control issues.

Big Green Egg: Pros: Excellent heat retention, versatile for grilling and smoking. Cons: Higher price point, limited temperature control.

Camp Chef SmokePro DLX: Pros: Large cooking area, convenient ash cleanout system. Cons: Some users report temperature inconsistencies.