Top 8 Best Digital Electric Smoker Reviews

For true meat smoker enthusiasts, there’s a lot of options. To help you find the right one, here’s our list of the best digital electric smokers and grills – we rated them based on price, features, cooking area & buyer reviews.

Prices range $199 to $499.

Best Digital Electric Smokers Review

Masterbuilt MES 130B Review

Masterbuilt MB20071117 Digital Electric Smoker, 30", Black
  • Digital panel controls on/off, cooking temperature and time
  • Electric Smoker dimensions – 20.47" W x 19.88" L x 33.26" H | Max temperature setting – 275ᵒ F | Inside capacity – 2 Turkeys, 4 Pork Butts, 4 Racks of Ribs, 6 Chickens
  • Patented side wood chip loading system allows you to add wood chips without opening door
  • Thermostat-temperature control for even, consistent smoking
  • Fully-insulated body retains heat

The Masterbuilt MES 130B is a large smoker grill w/ 975 sq. inch. of space.

Large enough to cook 48 sausages or 24 burgers (at once!), it has 4 adjustable cooking racks + multiple hooks.

Masterbuilt special side-door lets you add wood chips for seasoning (great for BBQ ribs!).

– Hickory chips – mild flavor (most popular)
– Mesquite chips 
– smoke flavor, best for beef
– Applewood 
– best for chicken or pork

Personally I love that it comes w/ a remote control – glass door lets you monitor.

Interior light which you can turn on using the remote control. Stainless steel interior is also very easy to clean.

Lots of positive buyer reviews!

Smoke Hollow 26142E Reviews

Smoke Hollow 26142E 26-Inch Electric Smoker with Adjustable Temperature Control
  • Includes 1500-watt heating element with fully adjustable temperature control
  • Two (2) chrome-plated cooking grids are included and can be Adjusted to variable heights
  • Full range heat indicator
  • Side handles and cool-touch spring wire door handle with latch system
  • Porcelain coated water pan

Smoke Hollow Smoker comes w/ cooking area of 6.5 cubic ft.

Includes built-in thermometer (mounted on the upper door) + wood chip tray for adding flavoring.

Also has 5 flex racks:

2 standard, 2 designed for jerky, 1 for cooking ribs

New feature — sausage hanger that’s mounted on top the interior.

Buyers found it easy to operate and that it maintains temperature for long durations.

Lots of happy buyers and it’s very affordable.

Masterbuilt MES 35B Electric Smoker

Masterbuilt MB20070210 Analog Electric Smoker with 3 Smoking Racks, 30 inch, Black
  • Built-in temperature gauge
  • Temperature control is easy with analog dial
  • Wood chip tray slides out for easy ash removal
  • Three chrome-coated smoking racks
  • 1,500-watt heating element for even, consistent smoking

Masterbuilt Propane Smoker is very easy to operate — 1-button push start.

Inside there’s 717 sq. in. of cooking space + 4 chrome smoking racks. 

Also includes a built-in thermometer mounted on the door.

You can see the inside temp on the door dial (seen on the image)

Masterbuilt 30-inch model is the most popular — Also available as 40-inch or 44-inch smokers.

Cuisinart Electric Smoker Grill

Cuisinart COS-330 Vertical Electric Smoker, Three Removable Smoking Shelves, 30", 548 sq. inches Cooking Space
  • 548 SQUARE INCHES OF INTERIOR: The spacious 548 square inch interior means there is plenty of room to smoke a variety of meats and vegetables. The vertical footprint makes it a perfect size for patios and barbecue kitchens.
  • THREE REMOVABLE SMOKING SHELVES: Three chrome plated steel racks can be easily removed for smoking large cuts of meat. Racks are dishwasher safe, making cleanup easy
  • BUILT-IN THERMOMETER: Features easy-to-read thermometer on the front door for accessible monitoring of the internal temperature.
  • 1500-WATT HEATING ELEMENT: Featuring a heating coil that provides the 1500-watt heating element able to produce a temperature from 100°F to 400°F easily controlled with a dial.
  • STAINLESS STEEL TRAYS HOLDS WOOD AND WATER: Stainless steel trays hold the wood chips and water, so clean-up is easy after use. Smoker requires wood chips when grilling.

Cuisinart Electric Smoker has 548 sq. in. of cooking space and is the most affordable smoker on my list!

Personally I like the electric smoker because it’s easier + quicker to set up (good for beginners!), but you have the option to purchase as charcoalpropane or wood pellet grill.

For grilling it comes w/ external thermometer mounted on the door.

Dial thermostat so you can adjust the temp from 100°F – 400°F

Includes chrome-plated racks and wood chip pan for flavoring.

Lots of positive buyer reviews — many mention that it’s easy to assemble + easy to adjust the temperature.

They also love it’s affordable price!

Masterbuilt Electric Smoker Grill

Masterbuilt Mes 135S Digital Electric Smoker
  • Digital electric Smoker
  • Competition-ready results
  • Has a remote control

Masterbuilt Electric Smoker has cooking area measuring 975 sq. in. — large enough to cook for large families or for parties.

– 12 Chickens
– 48 Sausages
– 24 Burgers
– 4 Pork Butts
– 4 Racks of Ribs
– 2 Turkeys

Consistent smoking up to 275° which is great for meats that you’ll smoke for 1+ day.

Temp range: 100°F- 450°F

Best of all – it comes w/ Masterbuilt Mobile App: turn on/off or adjust temp

Buyers confirm that it’s very easy to start + good for big groups. You can use up to 4 cooking racks for additional cooking space.

Camp Chef Vault Electric Smoker

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Camp Chef Smoker is similar size as a pellet grill.

As a mid-size smoker it has 903 sq. in. of cooking space and can reach temps up to 550°F.

Smart design features include a door-mounted thermometer + 2 adjustable cooking racks w/ removable base tray (for easy cleaning!)

Also has a 2-door feature which lets you access the water + wood chip pans without opening the main door.

Runs on natural gas + it’s easy to assemble. Buyers say it’s easy to use and is great for larger parties.

Cuisinart Propane Smoker Grill

Cuisinart COS-244 Vertical Propane Smoker with Temperature & Smoke Control, Four Removable Shelves, 36", Black
  • 5. 45 SQUARE FEET OF INTERIOR: The spacious 5. 45 square foot interior means there is plenty of room to smoke a variety of meats along with several trays of vegetables. The vertical footprint makes it a perfect size for patios and barbecue kitchens.
  • Product Dimensions: 19.3" L x 18.1" W x 38.6" H | Weight: 69.5 lb
  • FOUR 14 X 14-INCH REMOVABLE STAINLESS STEEL SHELVES: Four stainless steel racks can be easily removed for smoking whole birds or large cuts of meat. Racks are dishwasher safe, making cleanup easy.
  • BUILT-IN THERMOMETER: Features easy-to-read thermometer on the front door for accessible monitoring of the internal temperature.
  • TOTAL TEMPERATURE AND SMOKE CONTROL: An adjustable gas supply gives control over the amount of heat. Optimal smoker access through two doors and a rear vent can be opened or closed to control the amount of heat and smoke exiting the oven.

Cuisinart Vertical Propane Smoker has 785 sq. inches of cooking space (5.45 sq. ft.)

It’s one of the most affordable smokers on my list — includes 4 cooking racks + vent (which frees up space on top of the smoker)

Cooking area can be accessed using the large door, while the smaller door at the bottom can be used to reach the porcelain water and wood chip tray.

Large door has a front-door thermometer which monitors internal temperature.

Buyers say it’s easy to assemble and of great value for the price.