20 Outdoor Grill Station Ideas To Inspire You Right Away

Summer is here, so it’s time to fire up the grill and get your outdoor cook on! But if your outdoor grill station looks a little lackluster, fear not – we’ve got you covered. 

You will find the 20 most inspiring drool-worthy diy grill station ideas in this article. Whether you’re a master griller or a newbie just starting, these ideas will have you itching to get outside and whip up some delicious eats. So grab a cold beverage, put on your apron, and let’s get grilling!

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1. Outdoor Built-in Grill Station With Concrete Top

Image and tutorial by Handyman’s Daughter

These outdoor prep tables have everything you want to whip up a feast for a king right in your backyard. The concrete top is perfect for keeping your ingredients and utensils within arm’s reach, while the grill will impress even the most discerning foodies.

2. Build Outdoor Grill Station From Scratch

Image and tutorial by Charleston Crafted

Who needs a stuffy indoor kitchen when you can cook up a storm in the sunshine using outdoor grill station kits? So fire up those coals, grab your apron, and get ready to become the ultimate grill master with this must-have addition to your outdoor oasis!

3. Outdoor Grill Station DIY With Storage 

Image and tutorial by Houseful Of Handmade

Say goodbye to awkwardly balancing your grilling utensils in one hand while trying to flip burgers with the other. With this Rolling Grill Side Cart With Storage, you’ll have everything you desire right at your fingertips. Plus, the smooth-rolling wheels make maneuvering around your patio or deck easy.

4. Outdoor Patio Grill Station Ideas

Image and tutorial by Woodshop Diaries

With its sleek ceramic design, this outdoor charcoal grill station is perfect for impressing your friends and family with your culinary skills. And thanks to the handy cart design, you can quickly move it around to find the ideal spot for your next cookout.

5. Easy DIY Grill Utensil Holder

Image and tutorial by Making Manzanita

Looking for a storage space to keep your grill utensils organized without breaking the bank or your brain? Look no further than the Easy DIY Grill Utensil Holder! This simple yet brilliant creation can be made with just a few household items, and it’ll have you grilling like a professional in no time.

6. Butcher Block Rolling Grill Cart

Image and tutorial by Jenwood House

Not only these outdoor grill station ideas practical, but they also are a great way to show off your creative side. You can paint the table in your favorite color, add some decorative touches, or even give it a funny slogan like “Flippin’ Awesome” or “Grill Sergeant.”

7. Build An Outdoor Grill Station

Image and tutorial by Ana White

Why spend hours building a fancy outdoor kitchen when you can build just a grill in a hole and call it a day? With its no-fuss design and easy installation, you’ll be cooking up delicious meats in no time, all while impressing your guests with your creative DIY skills (or lack thereof). 

8. Small Outdoor Grill Station

Image and tutorial by Grandma’s House DIY

Forget about those fancy outdoor kitchens and get yourself a diy grill station like the above – because sometimes, good enough is just good enough. So check out the tutorial and save it for your next DIY project.

9. Custom Outdoor Grill Station

Image and tutorial by Unexpected Elegance

This outdoor grill prep station will have your friends and neighbors green with envy as they watch you flip burgers on a luxurious grill covered in dazzling stones. Not only will your food taste great, but it’ll look great too! So, fire up the grill and let the good times roll!

10. DIY Outdoor Grill Station

Image and tutorial by Our Fifth House

Want to become the neighborhood grill master without breaking the bank? Look no further than this outdoor kitchen island! With some elbow grease and a few essential tools, you can transform your backyard into a sizzling hot spot for all your BBQ needs. So why late? Check out the tutorial and get started with the project already!

11. How To Build An Outdoor Grill Station With Pergola

Image and tutorial by Instructables

This is the perfect way to combine the great outdoors with the joy of cooking meat over an open flame. Now, you can grill up some burgers and hot dogs while basking in the shade of your pergola, feeling like a true master of the grill and backyard oasis. Plus you will also have a serving station and prep space.

12. Outside Kitchenette With Grilling Station

Image and tutorial by Remodelaholic

Why stay cooped up in the kitchen when you can take your culinary skills al fresco? So it’s time to get your grill on and become the envy of your neighborhood with this entire outdoor kitchen! This bad boy has everything you need to cook up a storm: a sleek grill for searing steaks, a handy sink for washing veggies, a double access doors grill station and even a mini fridge to keep your bevies chilled.

13. DIY Outdoor Grill Island

Image and tutorial by DIY Huntress

Who desires a fancy restaurant when you can have your own backyard oasis? So fire up that grill and get ready to impress your guests with your impressive outdoor cooking skills (and your sweet DIY skills). o, grab your hammer, saw, and favorite pair of safety goggles, and get ready to channel your inner Bob Vila. 

14. Outdoor Grill Sink Station

Image and tutorial by Decor And The Dog

Are you tired of dragging your grill out to the backyard whenever you want to cook some juicy burgers or deliciously charred veggies? This bad boy is the right combination of style and function, with plenty of space to hold all your grilling essentials and a sleek black frame to keep things looking sharp. So fire up the grill and let the good times roll – this cart is ready to roll with you every step of the way!

15. DIY Outdoor Grill Station Plans

Image and tutorial by Dabbling And Decorating

With this DIY outdoor grilling station, you can cook up a storm while also feeling like the king or queen of the backyard. Just imagine the envy on your neighbor’s faces as you easily flip burgers and hot dogs on your custom-built grilling station. So why late? Check out the tutorial and save it for your next DIY project.

16. Patio Cooler And Grill Cart

Image and tutorial by Fix This Build That

This cart is like having a portable party on wheels, ready to roll wherever the action is. So whether you’re hosting a BBQ, tailgating at the game, or just chilling on the patio, this grill cart has got your back. 

17. How To Build Rolling Grill Cart

Image and tutorial by Creating Really Awesome Fun Things

Who needs a fancy outdoor kitchen when you have a Rolling Grill Cart? The best part – you can take your grill wherever the party takes you. Just roll it on out and let the good times roll (and grill). 

18. Outdoor Sink Station With Galvanized Cart

Image and tutorial by In Between Chaos

Why settle for a regular grill cart when you can have a cart with a fancy name? This beauty will not only fulfill your BBQ dreams but will also protect your precious grill from the evil forces of rust and corrosion, thanks to its trusty, galvanized cart. So fire up your grill, crack open a cold one, and let this cart take you on a ride to flavor tow.

19. Installing Wood Fired Pizza Oven

Image and tutorial by The Green Eyed Girl

This is the perfect appliance for those who want to feel like a true Italian pizzaiolo without having actually to move to Italy. It’s like having a little slice of Napoli in your own backyard. So embrace your inner pizzaiolo, and fire up that wood-fired pizza oven. Your taste buds will thank you.

20. DIY Outdoor Grill Station With Roof

Image and tutorial by At Home With The Barkers

Are you tired of lugging all your cooking gear outside whenever you want to fire up the gas grill? Why not take your outdoor culinary game to the next level with a DIY outdoor kitchen with a grilling station? Just be warned, once you’ve got your outdoor kitchen, your backyard might become the hottest spot in town!

21. DIY BBQ Island

Image and tutorial While I Linger

Looking to impress your friends and family with your culinary skills? Want to show off your impressive outdoor space? Then look no further than a DIY outdoor grilling station! 

If you love these diy outdoor grill station designs, don’t forget to pin the above image to your “home and garden” board.

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