Top 9 Best BBQ Android Apps – 2020

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Labor Day 2020 is coming up in the US, and many of you are probably planning to do some barbecuing for the occasion. That is even more true considering the pandemic is upon us, and many of you are probably stuck at home either way. Well, we've decided to compile a list of BBQ apps that will help you barbecue, just in case you're not an expert at it already. In the list below, you'll find nine applications.

Seven of those are regular apps, while the remaining two are games, actually. You will find a rather diverse list of applications listed below, some of which are here to teach you how to BBQ, while some will simply share some recipes with you. A BBQ Timer app is also placed below, just to make sure you remember to flip the meat. There is something for everyone listed below.

Along with the app names and links, you'll find short descriptions of every app, along with some additional information. You'll be able to check out screenshots or promo videos of every single application, and also see what Android version is required to use them. You'll also get some information regarding the payment, for the apps that offer such options, and so on. There's a lot to go through here, so let's get started.

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Top 9 best BBQ Android apps 2020

Below is a quick overview of the top 9 best BBQ Android apps for 2020, including any download and in-app purchase costs.

Download CostIn-app cost (per item)
BBQ Master
BBQ Timer
Grilled Chicken Recipes & BBQ Chicken Recipes
Barbecue Recipes$1-$22
HowToBBQRight
Tasty
Yummly Recipes$1.2-$6.7
BBQ Restaurant Grill Maker
Crazy BBQ Backyard Party

Top 9 best BBQ Android apps 2020 downloads

Below is a little more information on each app, a suggestion for the type of user the app is best suited to, and a direct link for easy downloading.

All download links go to the app's Google Play Store listing. Users are always recommended to download apps from Google Play or an authorized app store.

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Best BBQ Android app for most users

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BBQ Master

  • Price: Free to download
  • In-app purchases: No
  • Android version: 4.0+

The BBQ Master is one of the best-rated BBQ apps in the Google Play Store. Truth be said, this app does not really bring the latest design to the table, not at all. What it does bring, however, is some great recipes for you to use. People seem to be really happy with the recommendations offered by the app. You will find 65 recipes inside of this app, for both meat and sauces.

Those recipes cover pork, beef, lamb, chicken, and turkey. On top of that, a timer function is included inside this app, and the same goes for a flashlight, for some reason. The app was initially designed to remind you to turn the meat over every minute, just to avoid overcooking it. It is an interesting approach to BBQ-ing, which is recommended by some professionals. There are both free and paid versions of this app, one with ads, one without them.

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Best BBQ Android app for forgetful cooks

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BBQ Timer

  • Price: Free to download
  • In-app purchases: No
  • Android version: 4.0+

BBQ Timer is a really simple, and yet really useful app. This app has been made for the sole purpose to remind you to check / turn the food you're cooking / barbecuing. The app can, however, time more things than cooking, of course. The app also comes with a home screen widget, which can be quite useful. You can even manually stretch it out, presuming your launcher allows it.

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You can set up periodic alarms using this app, which is its whole point. It's useful to use those if, for example, you need to turn over the meat every minute, or every couple of minutes, depending on what you're cooking. The timer widget design is really simple and straightforward, and the same goes for the app itself. If you often forget to check your BBQ, this is a really useful app to have.

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Best BBQ Android app for chicken lovers

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Grilled Chicken Recipes & BBQ Chicken Recipes

  • Price: Free to download
  • In-app purchases: No
  • Android version: 4.1+

Grilled Chicken Recipes & BBQ Chicken Recipes is a great app to have if you simply love BBQ chicken. This app actually comes with a surprisingly modern design, which will probably appeal to many of you. it's flat, straightforward, and easy to navigate. There are tons of chicken recipes included here, and chances are you'll find something you like. You will not find recipes for any other type of meat here.

Some examples are grilled chicken breast recipes, grilled chicken thigh recipes, recipes for chicken wings, and so on. Grilled peanut chicken is especially interesting, just to give out one example. You will find a number of rather odd recipes here, something to you may never get the idea to try out for yourself. Well, you may be surprised by the results, I certainly was when I tried some of these.

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Best BBQ Android app for BBQ recipes

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Barbecue Recipes

  • Price: Free to download
  • In-app purchases: Yes
  • Android version: 5.0+

Barbecue Recipes – Grilling & BBQ is another app that comes with a great design. This UI design is also quite modern, and flat, which is always a plus. The whole focus is on the recipes themselves, and the included images, which help the whole presentation. The goal of this app is to primarily offer light and healthy recipes. Those recipes include steak, salad, kebabs, BBQ skewer, beef, and many more.

The app will highlight the most popular recipes of every given month. You can favorite the best recipes you find, just to have them grouped in one place. A general recipe search is available inside the app. Thanks to this app, you can prepare your meal plans, if needed. The app does come with ads, though, while in-app purchases are also included. You're not forced to purchase anything, though.

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Best Android app to teach you how to BBQ

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HowToBBQRight

  • Price: Free to download
  • In-app purchases: No
  • Android version: 5.0+

If you're unsure how to BBQ properly, maybe you're new to BBQ-ing… well, this app is here to help. With this app, you'll be able to access the content from pitmaster Malcolm Reed. You will find his content from HowToBBQRight.com website, which is all about BBQ. There are tons of barbecue, smoking, and grilling recipes included here, and YouTube videos are also included.

The app is constantly updated with new recipes, every week, that is. No matter if you like chicken, ribs, pork, or brisket, you'll find something to like here. Mr. Reed goes into great detail to explain things with his content, and YouTube videos are especially useful. The best of all, is the fact that this app is free to download and use, while ads are not a part of the experience.

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Best Android app with video BBQ recipes

Tasty

  • Price: Free to download
  • In-app purchases: No
  • Android version: 5.0+

Tasty is a well-known source for all kinds of recipes. BBQ recipes are a part of the package, you can find some really nice ones here. The app is extremely well-designed, and it's a joy to use, this is one of my personal favorites when it comes to UI design. To make things even more appealing, every recipe comes with step-by-step instructions, while you'll also find video recipes in the app.

The app can also share some recommendations for your next meal, based on the time of day, day of the week, and major holidays. If you're a vegetarian, by any chance, Tasty has you covered. You can personalize this application to suggest only recipes without meat. You can filter recipes if you're a vegan, or you need gluten-free recipes, for example. It's also possible to favorite recipes, and much more.

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Best general recipes Android app with a lot of BBQ content

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Yummly Recipes

  • Price: Free to download
  • In-app purchases: Yes
  • Android version: 6.0+

Yummly is yet another great app for recipes… in general. BBQ recipes are a part of the package here, as you'll find quite a few such recipes included. There are over 2 million recipes included in this application, by the way, so there's something for everyone. Yummly contains its very own recipes, plus recipes from a number of top sites, such as AllRecipes, Epicurious, Food52, and so on.

Recipe recommendations are available here as well, and the same goes for step-by-step guided recipes. You can collect, save, and organize your favorite recipes as well. If you have any personalized diets and / or allergies, that's not a problem either, as you can filter anything. The UI of this app is extremely simple, and it's also nice-looking at the same time, which is a great combination.

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Best BBQ Android app for virtual grilling

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BBQ Restaurant Grill Maker

  • Price: Free to download
  • In-app purchases: No
  • Android version: 4.1+

If you want to grill… virtually, the BBQ Restaurant Grill Maker is a game for you. This is one of two BBQ games that we've listed here, as there are not many good ones in the Play Store. In any case, this game allows you to grill all sorts of things, it's basically a customizable, virtual barbecuing experience. You can choose between a lot of types of meat (and vegetables), including fish, shrimps, chicken, crabs, sausages, hot dogs, and so on.

It's really easy to choose ingredients in this game, there's meat, garnish, sauces, vegetables, and so on. Garnish items include pepper, spices, etc. There's really a lot to choose from here, and if you're not good at grilling in real life, maybe you can do it better in the virtual world. This game is primarily aimed at children, but anyone can have some fun with it. The game does come with ads, though, so keep that in mind.

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Best BBQ game for Android

Crazy BBQ Backyard Party

  • Price: Free to download
  • In-app purchases: No
  • Android version: 4.1+

Crazy BBQ Backyard Party is a game somewhat similar to the BBQ Restaurant Grill Maker. This game is also oriented towards children, and it also allows you to grill in the virtual worlds. This game also allows you to choose between various different ingredients, as you can mix and match plenty of stuff. You have to be really careful not to burn whatever you're grilling, though.

The grilling process is extremely simple, not burning something is basically the only thing you have to pay attention to. Sweet desserts are also available in this game, and the same goes for drinks. The game even allows you to take a photo of your BBQ party, so that you can share it via social media later on. This game also comes with ads, the same as the BBQ Restaurant Grill Maker.

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