Green Mountain Thermal Sensing Drip Tray Pellet Grill

Last updated: July 31, 2023

The innovative design of this grill allows it to be disassembled and taken nearly anywhere. It hooks up to a standard 12 volt, so power is easy to find. The Wi-Fi enabled controller gives chefs a range of options for monitoring their food.

Green Mountain Thermal Sensing Drip Tray Pellet Grill

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Product Details

Key Takeaway: Enjoy maximum portability and Wi-Fi controls with this grill.

In our analysis of 33 expert reviews, the Green Mountain Thermal Sensing Drip Tray Pellet Grill placed 8th when we looked at the top 9 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

The Davy Crockett is the ultimate portable grill. It comes with a digital WiFi controller (control and monitor through our iOS or Android mobile application), a meat probe, a peaked lid for stand-up chicken/ large fowl/ rib racks, a convenience tray with utensil hooks. Also included is Sense-Mate, a thermal sensor which constantly monitors grill temperature. It can run on 12V or 120AC so its perfect for home or camping, tail-gating, hunting, house-boating, music festivals or anywhere you can take it. Weighing in at 57 pounds with fold-able legs, it can be placed in the trunk of any car.

Expert Reviews

What reviewers liked

Large hopper size. Ample cooking surface. WiFi control. Easy cleanup. Good grease management.
It also has an amazing wifi controller, and app to help you monitor your grill and change settings no matter where you are. It also goes up to a blazing 500F. This is all around one of the best pellet grills under 300 with the most features.
The app was easy to connect with and worked well. Produces a large volume of smoke at low temps. The pellet feeder and firebox assembly work well with no pellet bridging. Easy to disassemble for cleaning. Easy access to electronic components for replacement (if necessary).
Lightweight and compact. Well built. Included portable power options. Affordable.
Legs fold up, making it easy to store or travel with. Multiple ways to power the grill - power cord, car adapter, or battery. WiFi feature lets you monitor and run the grill from a distance.
Lightweight. Easy to transport. Can be used with a 12V outlet.
Versatile power options, enabling you to grill almost anywhere. Convenient WiFi-enabled controller means you can monitor and adjust the smoker from afar. Despite the compact size, it can easily hold a good amount of food at one time. The open flame option enables you to sear. Lightweight.
Weighs only 68 lbs for extreme portability—along with foldable legs. Comes with WiFi Controller and temperature control.
Foldable legs make it highly portable. Has multiple adapters for powering up. Wifi controller for hands-free monitoring over far areas.
Affordable price point. Side tray with utensil hooks. Wi-Fi capability. Thermal sensor for temperature monitoring.

What reviewers didn't like

Uneven cooking.
The only downside is the smaller cooking area than some models in this price point.
Wide temperature variance between LED Digital Display and actual temp. Wide temperature variance across the grilling surface. Folding legs are awkward to deploy and break down, especially with one person.
Learning curve on temperature interface. Some design quirks.
The hopper is a little small which can be frustrating. WiFi function can be spotty.
Small cooking area (219 sq. in.).
Due to the size, pellets in the auger might self-ignite. 8-pound hopper capacity. It tends to go slightly hotter on the left side.
It is not big enough for large family gatherings or parties.
Grease buildup easily. Noisy auger.
Wi-Fi technology can be finicky. Temperature control is difficult to manage when smoking meats for long periods of time. Some misleading advertising on secondary parts.
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