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Primo Oval Junior Ceramic Outdoor Charcoal Barbecue Grill and Smoker

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  • Oval Junior Ceramic Outdoor Charcoal Grill
  • Premium grade ceramic with a black, porcelain-glaze finish 
  • Cast iron chimney vent and stainless steel bottom vent
  • Hand-made and carefully inspected
  • Ceramic retains heat to lock in moisture and flavor
  • Versatile grill can be used to grill, smoke, roast, or bake
  • Included user manual features a recipe book
  • Rack extensions are not included
  • Only ceramic grill manufactured in the USA
  • 20 year manufacturers warranty
  • Features:
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Primo is now offering the only ceramic grill manufactured in the USA - the outdoor charcoal BBQ grill and smoker. Handmade and carefully inspected, this grill and smoker can be used to grill, smoke, roast, or even bake! The ceramic retains the heat to lock in the moisture and flavor for a dinner that you'll want to repeat often. Try new recipes featured in the user manual for specific use of this culinary addition. This product has a cast iron chimney vent and a stainless steel bottom vent as is constructed from premium grade ceramic with a black porcelain-glaze finish.
Features
  • Oval Junior Ceramic Outdoor Charcoal Grill
  • Premium grade ceramic with a black, porcelain-glaze finish 
  • Cast iron chimney vent and stainless steel bottom vent
  • Hand-made and carefully inspected
  • Ceramic retains heat to lock in moisture and flavor
  • Versatile grill can be used to grill, smoke, roast, or bake
  • Included user manual features a recipe book
  • Rack extensions are not included
  • Only ceramic grill manufactured in the USA
  • 20 year manufacturers warranty
  • Features:
    • Reversible cooking grates
    • Precision thermometer
    • Cool-touch handle
    • Heat-safe ceramic feet
    • Easy lift and lock hinge system
    • Soft-close felt gasket
    • Quick-clean porcelain cooking grid
  • Specifications:
    • Dimensions: 24" H x 22" W x 16" Dia.
    • Cooking Surface: 210 sq. in.
    • Cooking Surface with Rack Extensions: 360 sq. in.
    • Weight: 95 lbs.
Manufacturer: Primo
Part Number: PRM774
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Primo Cast Iron Firebox Divider for Oval Junior Ceramic Barbecue Grill - PRM314Get more out of your Oval Junior Ceramic Grill with the Primo Cast Iron Firebox Divider. This Firebox Divider partitions your grill, allowing you to cook direct and indirect simultaneously--in other words, you can cook your meat and vegetables at the same time! Double the cooking power, double the versatility, double ...
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Primo Cradle for Oval Junior Ceramic Barbecue Grill - PRM306
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For anyone looking for a cradle for their ceramic grill, look no further than the Primo Cradle For Grill. This cradle comes with 4 canisters for easy movement and 2 locking canisters for an added level of safety. Don't have your grilling party slow down because of inadequate grilling containers. This ...
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Primo Curved Cypress Table for Oval Junior Ceramic Barbecue Grill - PRM605Add to the ease of use of your grill by purchasing this curved cypress table. Manufactured by Primo, this grill stand was designed with the oval junior ceramic barbecue grill in mind. Beautifully crafted of unfinished cypress wood, this curved table is 39 inches high, 24 inches wide and 32 inches ...
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Primo Drip Pan Rack for Oval Junior Ceramic Barbecue Grill - PRM313This barn-looking outdoor storage unit is the perfect solution for an overcrowded garage. Constructed with high quality products this shed is designed to last. Siding is pre-fastened onto wall panel to insure that panels are square and the wall sections are panelized for ease of assembly. The composite straight trim is ...
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Primo Extended Cooking Rack for Oval Junior Ceramic Barbecue Grill - PRM312
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Ceramic charcoal grills are a great solution for any kind of grilling that you may desire to do. The only downside to a ceramic grill is their small cooking area. This extended cooking rack is designed for compatibility with the Primo Oval Junior ceramic grill effectively doubles the cooking area of ...
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Primo Grill Cover for Oval Junior Ceramic Barbecue Grill in Cradle - PRM413You have chosen the wonderful Primo Oval Junior Ceramic Barbecue Grill and now you should choose the right cover to protect your investment. You want to keep your new grill clean in between uses and protect it from the rain and from getting scratched by flying debris during windy conditions. This ...
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Primo Grill Cover for Oval Junior Ceramic Barbecue Grill in Table - PRM414Give your grill the protection it deserves! The Primo Grill Cover is a heavy-duty grill cover that protects your grill from moisture and outside elements. If you've got a grill, and you keep it outside, than this cover is a must-have. If you're serious about cooking, than this grill-to-base canopy is ...
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Primo Grill Thermometer For Oval Junior/Kamado GrillKeeping track of the temperature inside the grill allows you the control you need to bring your favorite foods to their peak of perfection. This grill thermometer by Primo is designed to fit both the Oval Jr. and the Kamado style grills. It is a precision measuring tool that gives an ...
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Primo Oval Junior Ceramic Outdoor Charcoal Barbecue Grill and Smoker
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Primo is now offering the only ceramic grill manufactured in the USA - the outdoor charcoal BBQ grill and smoker. Handmade and carefully inspected, this grill and smoker can be used to grill, smoke, roast, or even bake! The ceramic retains the heat to lock in the moisture and flavor for ...
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Primo Pizza Baking Stone for Oval Junior Ceramic Barbecue Grill - PRM340Perfect pizza crust is virtually assured when you use this Pizza Baking Stone. This stone, made by Primo, is designed to work perfectly with the Oval Junior Ceramic Barbecue Grill. The Pizza Baking Stone is also a great way to make cookies, bread, and other baked food items on your outdoor ...
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Primo Set of 2 Ceramic Heat Deflector Plates for Oval Junior Ceramic Barbecue Grill - PRM325
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Do you want to make sure that you are able to get the highest degree of use possible out of your grill? If so, then you need to purchase immediately the Primo Set of 2 Ceramic Heat Deflector Plates for Oval Junior Ceramic Barbecue Grill. From easy installation to creating a ...
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Primo Stainless Steel Side Tables for Oval Junior Ceramic Barbecue Grills - PRM307Primo grills are often touted for their excellent design and craftsmanship for good reason. Their unique shape creates the optimum airflow for charcoal cooking and smoking. One difficulty that ceramic grills have is that they do not have a natural flat surface to place the food in preparation for grilling. Add ...
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Challenger 48" Ceramic Grill Cart For Primo Oval Jr GrillThis cart provides a sturdy base for your Primo Oval Jr. grill and offers plenty of storage and work space that will make your grilling easier. It has a ceramic countertop with an offset grill socket. Two compartments provide storage for condiments, tools, and accessories. The doors feature trigger latches and ...
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Primo Grill 61-Inch Teak Table & Ceramic Shoes For Primo Oval Jr GrillsSpecifically built for the Primo Oval Jr. grills, this teak table is a perfect addition to your deck, patio or poolside barbeques. The 61-inch table is constructed of solid teak which is durable, timeless and contemporary. The grill socket in the center provides plenty of space on either side for platters ...
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Primo Grill Cast Iron Charcoal Grate - For Oval Jr GrillProducts constructed of cast iron, if cared for properly, can last a lifetime. But anyone can understand that there are times when, even with the best and most careful intentions, a good piece of equipment can meet its match; that's where replacement parts come in. This replacement charcoal grate, created specifically ...
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Primo Grill Cast Iron Chimney Top - For Oval Jr GrillOne of the features of Primo Grills is the cast iron chimney top vent that assists in controlling the air flow and the heat production within the firebox. This replacement chimney top is designed to fit the Oval Jr. Series of Primo Grills and will give the same great performance as ...
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Primo Grill Ceramic Bottom - For Oval Jr GrillGet your grill in top condition for grilling season by replacing any worn parts ahead of time. The bottom of the grill is one part you don't want to forget about. With all of the use your grill likely gets, this piece will need replacement at some time or another. Primo ...
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Primo Grill Ceramic Firebox - For Oval Jr GrillThe convenience of having a side firebox for indirect cooking on your grill can truly enhance your culinary preparation experience. If you someday find that it has become necessary to swap out your old firebox attachment, you can find an excellent replacement here. This particular piece has been constructed specifically for ...
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Primo Grill Ceramic Refractory Plate For Oval Jr GrillVersatility in the tools which we utilize while cooking can be vital at times. Whether you find that you need prolonged indirect heat for warming or a steady, slow dispersion of heat when a recipe calls for long cooking times, a ceramic refractory plate can come in handy. This piece in ...
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Primo Grill Ceramic Top - For Oval Jr GrillIf ever there comes a time where you need to replace the top of your Oval Junior Grill, we've got you covered. This replacement unit is crafted of a sturdy ceramic, suitable for even heat displacement for your personal grilling or home smoking needs. And users won't be wanting for quality ...
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Primo Grill DeLuxe Rib Rack System For Oval XL, Oval Jr And Kamado GrillsFinger-licking, lip-smacking, and mouth-watering ribs-the backyard cook's crowning moment. Now the master chef can grill up to five full racks of ribs with Primo's rib rack system. Even though it is made from a heavy-duty cast construction, the system is lightweight and easy to use. It can be used with Kamado ...
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Primo Grill Felt Gasket For Oval Jr Series GrillsThis part is a replacement felt gasket that is designed to fit the Oval Jr. Series of Primo Grills. A felt gasket is an important piece that provides insulation between the hot grill and the table in which it is installed, and provides cushion to make the grill installation stable. The ...
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Primo Grill Half Moon Searing Grate - For Oval Jr GrillsTo get perfectly grilled beef, chicken or pork, many people sear it first. Searing the meat locks in the juices, developing the meat's natural flavor. To do this on your Primo Oval Jr. grill, add this searing grate. The half-moon grate covers half of the surface area of your grill leaving ...
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Primo Grill Half Moon, Heavy-Duty Cast Iron Griddle - For Oval Jr GrillsWith a half-moon griddle, there's nothing your Primo Oval Jr. Grill can't help you do as well outside as you can do inside. Whether you are flipping pancakes, frying eggs, or sauteing vegetables, this griddle will get the job done. Made from cast iron, the griddle is smooth on one side ...
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Primo Grill Handle For Oval Jr GrillThe most touched part of any grill is the handle, so it only makes sense that the handle may be the first part to wear out or get damaged. This replacement handle for the Oval Jr. grill line won't overheat because it features cool-touch to safely open and close the grill ...
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Primo Cart, Basket & Stainless Steel Side Tables for Oval Junior GrillInstalling your grill in a cart increases its usefulness. This cart, built specifically for the Primo Oval XL grill, furnishes a stainless steel side table with generous space to aid in preparations and cooking. A basket underneath the grill keeps all your accessories in one convenient location. With four heavy-duty wheels, ...
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Primo Grill Hinge Band For Oval Jr GrillReplacing just one little part can make the operation of your grill so much more enjoyable. Primo knows that and provides quality replacement parts like this hinge band. If the band for the hinge on your Oval Jr. grill is wearing out, all you need is this one sturdy part. Since ...
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Primo Grill Oval Jr Cover - For Use With Side Table CartsTo protect your Oval Jr. grill for many years, choose the cover that is custom made for it. It is particularly important when your grill is in a cart with side tables to find a cover that fits snugly. Primo offers this cover that is contoured especially for their Oval Jr. ...
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Primo Grill Porcelain Cooking Grate - For Oval Jr GrillWhen grilling season comes, you want to be able to use your grill without interruption because of parts that need to be replaced. The cooking grate is one of the most important parts for consistently even cooking. It gets plenty of wear as it stands up to the fire as well ...
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Primo Grill Spring Loaded Hinge For Oval Jr GrillYou may open and close the lid to check the food on your grill many times as you are cooking, especially if you don't want it overcooked. If it is no longer operating smoothly, the hinge may need replaced. Simple installation of a new spring loaded hinge is possible with this ...
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Primo Grill Stainless Steel Bottom Vent Door For Oval Jr GrillReplace a worn or damaged bottom vent door on your Primo Grill with this quality part that is especially designed to fit the Oval Jr. Grill. The vent door component is made of durable stainless steel and features a simple installation as well as easy clean-up when you are done cooking. ...
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Primo Ash Tool Kit for Primo Ceramic Barbecue Grills - PRM776
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Use this Primo Ash Tool Kit for Primo Ceramic Barbecue Grills to help maintain your Primo ceramic grill and maximize cooking efficiency. This tool allows you to rake ashes on the bottom of your ceramic grill to help clean it, as well as stirring hot coals to help keep heat distribution ...
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Primo Ceramic Chicken Sitter for Primo Ceramic Barbecue Grills - PRM336The Primo Ceramic Chicken Sitter for Primo Ceramic Barbecue Grills is the best way to cook moist, flavorful poultry on your Primo ceramic grill. The Chicken Sitter sits directly on the grill's cooking surface. You then fill the sitter with spices, beer, fruit juice, or any of your other favorite cooking ...
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Primo Ceramic Turkey Sitter for Primo Ceramic Barbecue Grills - PRM337This turkey sitter is specially designed to hold your turkey and infuse it with tremendous flavor and moisture during the cooking process. The sitter is made of ceramic. You simply place the sitter on the cooking surface of your Primo ceramic grill and fill the hollow center with spices, beer, juice, ...
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Primo Digital Remote Thermometer for Primo Ceramic Barbecue Grills - PRM339This Primo Digital Remote Thermometer for Primo Ceramic Barbecue Grills is one of the best tools you can use in conjunction with your Primo ceramic grill. You can use this heat-resistant thermometer to monitor the internal temperature of your food, or the heat of the air inside the smoking chamber. No ...
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Primo Grill 13-Inch Natural Finish Pizza Baking StonePizza on the grill may seem unusual, but it is certainly not impossible. Primo makes a natural finish baking stone perfect for cooking pizza on the grill. The 13-inch stone is used with the combination cooking and drip pan rack for convection grilling and is made to fit the Oval XL ...
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Primo Grill Honey BBQ Sauce - 16-Ounce BottleHoney barbecue sauce is one of the classic flavors that everyone is guaranteed to love. This sauce by Primo Grill has a sweet honey taste as well as a smoky aroma and texture that will only increase when used at the grill on your favorite ribs, chicken, or other meats. It ...
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Primo Grill Lifter for Primo Ceramic Barbecue Grills - PRM777
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Don't get stuck trying to figure out how to lift the cooking grid off of your Primo ceramic grill. The Primo Grill Lifter for Primo Ceramic Barbecue Grills makes it quick, simple, and safe. Get your cooking surface off of the grill, even when it's flaming hot, in one quick motion. ...
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Primo Grill Original John Henry Chicken Tickler - 11-Ounce BottleYou can use this amazing Chicken Tickler rub to enhance the natural chicken flavor and create a grilled dish that everyone will love. It is a flavorful alternative to salt and will add subtlety to whatever you use it on. The product is made with the finest ingredients, and a single ...
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Primo Grill Original John Henry Garlic Pepper - 11-Ounce BottleThis Garlic Pepper flavored rub will give your grilled meats and fish a delicious pungency that will complement the smoky grilled taste. It can be used on just about anything you can cook on your Primo Grill. Go beyond just plain salt and pepper and get a true gourmet taste! Only ...
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Primo Grill Original John Henry Pecan Rub - 11-Ounce BottleUsing a dry meat rub is a surprising way to seal in the flavor when grilling. This rub adds a smoky, rich pecan flavor to many cuts of chicken, beef or pork. It can also add a surprising taste to fish and vegetables. Only the finest ingredients are used to make ...
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Primo Grill Original John Henry Summer Peach Rub - 11-Ounce BottleIf you are looking for a unique flavor for your grilled meat, try this John Henry Summer Peach Rub by Primo Grill. It is a flavorful alternative to salt and can be used to enhance the taste of beef, chicken, or pork, giving it a peachy essence that complements the smoky ...
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Primo Grill Set of Four Ceramic Shoes - For Combustible Or Built-In Installations
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Primo Grill Unfinished Cypress Countertop Table InstallationYou can add more workspace to your Primo Oval Jr. grill by simply installing a countertop table. The unfinished Cypress not only allows you to choose your own color of stain, but it also provides a durable surface to work on. In fact, you get almost 730 square inches of additional ...
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Primo Grill Unfinished Cypress Prep Table With Locking WheelsThis unfinished prep table made from Cypress adds a durable and convenient workspace to any Primo Grill. The 39 x 32 x 27 inch table can be used to hold grilling utensils, seasoning containers, and much more. Set on four heavy-duty caster wheels, the table is easy to move around; however, ...
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Primo Grill Unfinished Cypress Two-Grill All-Event Table & Ceramic ShoesDepending on your preferences, this table offers several choices. It can accommodate either the Oval XL or the Oval Jr. grill. The table is constructed of durable, unfinished cypress so you can choose the finish you prefer. The four heavy-duty caster wheels allow you to try it in various locations or ...
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Primo Natural Lump Charcoal for Primo Ceramic Barbecue Grills - PRM608
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Primo Quick Lights for Primo Ceramic Barbecue Grills - PRM609Primo Quick Lights for Primo Ceramic Barbecue Grills make lighting the charcoal in your Primo ceramic grills. There are 32 quick lights to a box. Each quick light strikes easily on the side of the box. After that, all you have to do are put a few quick lights in strategic ...
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Primo Oval Junior Ceramic Outdoor Charcoal Barbecue Grill and Smoker
$792.99
5 Stars based on 9 Review(s)
Jason Ferguson
Delaware
5 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

Awesome User Friendly Grill
August 16, 2013
This simply has to be one of the most amazing grills that I have either set eyes on or had the opportunity to use. I consider myself to be very serious when it comes to the topic of grilling, and this grill is definitely able to accomplish everything that I attempt to do so with it. Whether it is Paella, bread, pizza, fish, pork, chicken, briskets, or steaks, this is able to cook them to perfection. Recently, I smoked a brisket for 18 hours at 200 degrees and the results were phenomenal! The temperature can be easily adjusted from 180 to 700 degrees and remain exactly where you put it.

Grant Christopher
Virginia
5 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

I Love This Superior Grill
September 6, 2012
All I can say is that you need to get one of these grills for yourself: you will not be sorry. I do most of my cooking and smoking on it, and each time I absolutely love the results. I absolutely love using this grill because of how effective it is in cooking incredible food! Recently, I cooked a twelve pound Boston butt at 225 degrees for sixteen hours, and even after this I still have 1/3 of a lump of coal! This is capable of providing some of the juiciest, most flavor filled food available out there. Even though I have several other grills and smokers, I find myself using this one constantly simply because of how good it is in making tasty food! The design is superior, and while there is a temperature gauge, I would recommend that you use a digital thermometer to insure that the temperature inside is totally accurate. I find that using it is very easy to make enough food all of the time for everyone as well as have enough for leftovers for the following day.

Jonathan Aiken
Minnesota
5 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

Grill That Can Do What You Want To Do
May 6, 2012
The BGE is considered by many to be the leading ceramic grill, so when I bought this Primo grill, my first inclination was that I was purchasing a grill that was a knockoff of the BGE. I am quite pleased to report that after having had this grill in my possession for a good while, my initial fears were wrong. Regardless of whether you want a Boston but or a seared steak, this grill will be able to deliver for you on every single occasion. I bought this after my father decided that I really needed to purchased a big green egg for myself and wrote me a check to purchase one, and it turned out that this check was not enough to cover the cost of the BGE, but it was able to purchase the Primo. Coming with quite the list of accessories, it really is a great buy.

Ricardo Wilson
Ohio
5 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

Attractive, Easy To Use Oven
February 4, 2012
If you are in the market for a wood oven that is easy to use, attractive, and enjoyable in the extremely, then let me tell you that this grill is it. There are many benefits that this grill offers to the consumer, all of which really make owning and using this grill a tremendous treat. Because it is ceramic, people will find it very easy to keep it clean all of the time. The temperature gauge that I use (Maverick Wireless BBQ Thermometer Set - Maverick ET732) was recommended by another reviewer, and using this insures that the meat comes out just right on every occasion. One of the greatest delights that I have is to sit back and watch my Primo cook away. After cooking, if you shut all of the vents, you will be able to use all of the fuel the next time that you cook.

Brayan Dickinson
Michigan
5 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

The Nuts And Bolts About Primo Oval Grills
October 6, 2011
For those who might not be familiar with this grill and would like to have a little bit of information, let me start off by giving some background information about this type of grill. The Primo comes from a group of grills that is inspired by Japanese kamado grills. Easily, the most well known of the ceramic grills is the Big Green Egg, or BGE. The number of benefits provided by these grills are as follows: first, the ability to achieve a very wide range of temperatures, from 210 degrees to as high as 700 degrees; second, the extremely efficient use of both wood and charcoal, managing to use less fuel than one would expect to use with other traditional grills of the same size; fourth, the ability to keep moisture contained, thereby insuring that all of the meats that you cook are both tender and juicy. There are downsides to ceramic grills too and they are as follows: first, they are quite heavy, making them much to move; second, since they are ceramic, their fragility needs to be heavily emphasized. Finally, they are quite expensive in comparison to the traditional grills that one would purchase for a BBQ experience. When it comes to the reasons that set the Primo apart from the rest, there are three reasons that immediately come to mind. First, their oval shape makes cooking long things such as briskets, as well as simultaneously cooking two dishes of food on opposite sides of the grill very easy to accomplish. Second, the Primo has many more accessories when compared to those currently offered by other manufacturers; this includes additional racks, indirect heating 'plates', and other assorted items. Finally, Primo grills are all made in the USA, not only making it nice to support local manufacturers but also due to my skepticism about Chinese products these days. I will give this grill a five star rating. If you wish to be a serious cook, you need to have this grill and smoker in your possession! I spent a significant amount of time trying to decide between both the XL and JR Primo grills. When comparing the JR with the XL, the difference to be found in the cooking area is really quite significant. Having said that, it is still quite easy to cook two full-sized briskets simultaneously on my JR, giving you and everyone else a truly great meal. The food from this endeavor is sufficient to feed as many as six people. This is as an excellent tool that is well priced. If you have decided that you would like to cook food for a large chunk of people, then most likely you would want to look into purchasing and using on a regular basis the XL. Simply put, this grill is incredible and is definitely worth your time and money to invest in and use. It is very easy to set the temperature on the grill and then maintain it there. At the high temperatures you will be able to very easily both cook and sear a steak in a matter of minutes. Setting the temperature at a medium setting is perfect for cooking either poultry or vegetables. At the low temperature you have at your disposal a smoker that can easily keep up their pace with the pros, making sure that the bbq will be able to meet all of your various needs. Regardless of how much money you have at your disposal, or whether or not you would like to have your meats and vegetables cooked a certain way, you will be able to accomplish all of these things and more with this line of grills. It really does not matter how much time you are cooking, grilling, or smoking, what style of food you are attempting to prepare, as well as how many people you are finding yourself in need of cooking for: you will be able to very easily accomplish all of these goals and more with the use of this very handy grill. It is the oval shape that this grill possesses that really makes it unique, giving it some very clear advantages when compared to other grills. The lone downside about this grill is the cost, but I will say that in the long run, the Primo is definitely worth it.

Maxwell Bergeron
New York
4 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

A Good Grill With a Learning Curve
February 25, 2011
I will say at the outset as a bit of a warning that there is a learning curve with this grill, forcing you to control both the amount of fuel that you used as well as the inside temperature. Additionally, the outlet vents do not seal the best, and the tendency for things to gum up results in a rather involved cleaning process. The meat however is very juicy, but in order to get the most out of the grill, I recommend constructing a table because this grill is heavy and can tip over when the internal apparatus is removed and the top is upright. Overall, this is a good grill and smoker, and I am glad that I chose to buy the smaller, less expensive one. If I found myself regularly entertaining people, I would have chosen to buy the larger one. The accessories I bought to go with the grill have made it much easier to skillfully manage the grill at all times.

Cole Vincent
Tennessee
5 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

Grill With Nice Accessorries
September 12, 2010
This Primo has so many attachments and a lot of cool stuff that sets it well ahead of the pack. It is incredibly good at holding the prescribed temperature and it is able to produce some of the tastiest meats out on the market. I do not regret investing my money in this grill, and I am proud of what I can do on this grill. I have a friend that owns a similar grill that gave gushing reviews about this product.

Leo Schafer
Texas
5 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

Quite Satisfied With the Results
March 31, 2010
This design of grill is becoming increasingly popular, and after having used it for a while I can very easily see why. Even though it might be a little pricey, deciding to purchase it is well worth it. I have been able to cook many different styles and types of chicken, and after having used this grill for a while, I am never going back to using a gas grill. I will admit that since this was the first grill of its type that I purchased I was a little nervous using it at first, but it turned out to be a great buy.

Juan Olivares
Oklahoma
4 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

Great Product With a Few Minor Problems
October 25, 2009
For those of you who might not be familiar with the design, it is the oval shape that gives the Primo an advantage in comparison to the round design of the kamados. This is because food items generally are oval-shaped (as is the case with the turkey), as well as because one half of the Primo can be used to cook a couple of burgers or steaks. In order to make this process easy, I would recommend that you get an optional divider to help facilitate this. Personally, I believe the Junior's size is perfect for a relatively small family. However, if you and your family find yourselves doing a significant amount of entertaining then the Primo XL would be the better option (pending space constraints.) As one would expect, there is a good bit of a learning curve involved in learning how to best use both the top and bottom vents of the primo grill. Thankfully, this curve is not a steep one, and it can be easily mastered in a short time. One important thing for you to remember is that it is significantly easier increase the temperature than the reverse process of trying to cool it. Unless you consider yourself to be an experienced cook, I would give some very strong recommendations towards investing a digital cooking thermometer like the Maverick ET732. I have done just that, and I am very pleased to report that mine works extremely well. Personally, I believe it is essential towards my achieving quality results. Unless you would like to limit your cooking endeavors just to hamburgers and steaks, I would definitely recommend that you chose to purchase D plates as well as their supports in order to indirect cook. One special note that I would like to give pertains to the pizza stone. I got one almost as an afterthought. It was not until a few days ago that I even decided to try it out on pizza, and both my wife and I concluded that it was on a par with the quality to be found in any restaurant. In addition, you are able to use top of the line ingredients, and the internet has made it so that there is no end to the recipes that you can use on the grill. Also, the Primo’s aesthetics are incredible! The shape and the texture provide an incredible contrast with some of the cheap metals to be found on standard grills. Despite these glowing words, there are few minor issues that need to be addressed. Be careful, since the lid can tip over quite easily; even though my initial thought was that the hinge mechanism needed some work, I decided to call and ask about the problem. The customer service that I received was substandard, and I am currently waiting to hear back from them with an answer to my questions pertaining to the lid. Even though I did manage to solve the tipping problem through the judicious use of 2 x 4's this remains a serious issue. I certainly hope that the manufacture is alert to these problems. With these issues aside, let me just say that I absolutely love my Primo Junior and the quality of food it is able to make for our family.



By Don from NC on May 6, 2014
What are the grill dimensions?
By Dawn on May 7, 2014

Answer:
The dimensions are 24" H x 22" W x 16" diameter. The cooking surface is 210 sq. in.

By Janna from College Station, TX on March 8, 2014
How much does the Primo Oval Junior weigh? I want to be sure I can move it by myself.
By Emily on March 10, 2014

Answer:
This Primo grill weighs 95 lbs.

By Ray from Ocean Springs, MS on May 4, 2013
Can seasoned oak or other clean burning wood be used for fuel? Can natural charcoal be used?
By Collin on May 6, 2013

Answer:
This particular grill is designed for use only with lump charcoal. Because of its design, it is unable to handle the ash volume created by wood fuel and will not allow the necessary amount of oxygen for the wood to burn cleanly and completely.

By Arlene from Austin, TX on November 8, 2013
Is there a cradle available for the Primo Junior? I'm going to be moving and I don't want to spend a lot of money on a cart because it will eventually be built in.
By Collin on November 8, 2013

Answer:
There is indeed a cradle manufactured for this model of grill. The proper part is the Primo Cradle for Oval Junior Ceramic Barbecue Grill - PRM306.