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Weber Summit S-670 Gas Grill Review

The Weber Summit S-670 is the pinnacle of Weber Gas Grills. This monster has nine knobs across the front and every feature you can put into a backyard grill.

Weber Summit S-670 Gas Grill
Weber Summit S-670 Gas Grill

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Weber Summit S-670

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Construction Quality
Temperature Control
Flare-Ups
Features
Durability

PROS

  • Packed with Features
  • Large Capacity
  • Weber Support
  • Good Construction

CONS

  • Grilling Lights are Gimmicky
  • Built from a Blend of Metals

Specifications

  • Six 10,000 BTU stainless steel tubular burners
  • 624 square inches of primary grilling space for a total cooking area of 769 square inches
  • 60,000 BTU maximum output from the main burners
  • 12,000 BTU standard side burner
  • 10,600 BTU internal standard sear burner
  • 10,600 BTU rear-mounted infrared rotisserie burner
  • 6,800 BTU dedicated smoker burner
  • Stainless steel, cast aluminum, and powder-coated steel construction
  • Stainless steel rod cooking grates
  • Electric Continuous-spark ignition
  • Two handle mounted LED grilling lights
  • LED lit control panel
  • Made in the United States by Weber-Stephen Products Company

Full Review – Weber Summit S-670 Gas Grill

The Summit line of gas grills represents the best of what Weber has to offer. The S-670 is an attractive, large, and capable gas grill. What you get for around $2,600USD is a six-burner, 60,000 BTU gas grill with a side burner, smoker burner, sear burner, and rear-mounted rotisserie burner.

Weber makes grills that produce great heat, for less fuel and provide a professional level of evenness in cooking. This unit will do pretty much everything you would want a gas grill to do from searing a steak to indirectly cooking a turkey.

Features

This grill features a tuck-away rotisserie motor and cabinet space for the rod and forks, making rotisserie cooking about as convenient as possible. The 10,600 BTU rear-mounted infrared burner actually radiates at a downward angle. This helps keep it clean while providing even heating.

The 10,600 BTU sear burner is mounted in the center of the grill. Basically, this standard burner acts as a booster to heat up the middle of the grill to extremely high temperatures. This gives you space to sear a couple of steaks while still having room to finish off the steaks at a lower temperature.

The 6,800 BTU smoker burner is built into the right side of the grill. The dedicated smoker box has a large enough capacity to produce smoke for several hours and the burner configuration allows you to do low and slow smoke cooking on this grill in a highly controlled way. While I wouldn’t say that this will give you true barbecue it will do some serious smoke cooking.

The construction of this grill is excellent. Avoiding lots of stainless steel (except where it really counts), this grill is larger and made from cast aluminum and porcelain enameled steel. Superior materials and welding make this a great grill that will last for many years.

This unit comes with a handle-mounted, battery-powered grill light that I find to be more gimmick than practical. If you want a light that will tell you where the chops are, this will do the job. If you need a light that will show you the color of shrimp you might find it a little hard to see. A cute feature, and the only real gimmick to this grill.

The Bottom Line

All in all, this is a great grill. Even people who don’t like Weber as a company have trouble complaining about this one. If you are serious about grilling and want a grill that will last you a long time, then this is the unit for you.

While you pay for the Weber name, they are the only company that will give you 24/7 support 364 days a year. They also have a great reputation for service. This grill is also available in natural gas.

This model of the Weber Summit is also available in the Weber Summit Grill Center.

Derrick Riches

I began writing about Barbecue & Grilling in 1997 with one mission, to help the backyard chef have the best experience possible.

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