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DeLonghi BG24 Perfecto Healthy Indoor Grill review

The DeLonghi BG24 Healthy Indoor Grill is a stylish grill that allows you to cater for indoor parties and family meals in colder weather.

DeLonghi BG24 Perfecto Healthy Indoor Grill review
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Our Verdict

The DeLonghi BG24 Perfecto Healthy Indoor Grill effectively grills food evenly and won’t be an eyesore in even the most stylish of kitchens.

For

  • Fully embedded grill plate
  • Glass lid to contain splatter

Against

  • The temperature isn't consistent across the entire grill
  • Poor searing performance

The DeLonghi BG24 Perfecto Healthy Indoor Grill is an affordable and stylish option that’s compact enough to be easily stored away, but attractive enough to not be an eyesore in your kitchen. It doesn't do the best job at searing foods, so if you’re looking for something that can help you cook the perfect steak, then there are better options in our guide to the best indoor grills. But if you prefer your food grilled low and slow, the DeLonghi Perfecto Healthy Indoor Grill will produce delicious food. A detachable, adjustable thermostat even allows you to cook foods to your exact preference.

While it is compact, it has enough grill space to easily handle three or four steaks comfortably, so it’s a good size for a small family or couple. While the grill can be placed in the dishwasher, it’s really easy to clean without one too.

DeLonghi BG24 Perfecto Healthy Indoor Grill: Pricing and value 

The DeLonghi BG24 Perfecto Healthy Indoor Grill is priced at around $65, so it’s comparable with others in our round up like the Cuisinart Griddler and Hamilton Beach 25361, which both sit at a similar price point. It doesn’t offer the cooking versatility of the Cuisinart Griddler or the searing power of the Hamilton Beach 25361, but the DeLonghi is a more stylish option so if you want a grill that will look good in your kitchen, this is a good option. Cooking-wise, it doesn’t quite offer the same value for money as the other two grills but it still offers even grilling and the glass lid does enable you to use it as a roaster too.

The included adjustable thermostat is a great feature for accurate cooking that you won’t find on all indoor grills so it’s good to see it included with this affordable option.

DeLonghi BG24 Perfecto Healthy Indoor Grill: Features

Compared to other grills we reviewed, the DeLonghi BG24 Perfecto Healthy Indoor Grill is on the simple side. While it can be used as a roaster as well as a grill, it doesn’t have the same cooking range as the Cuisinart Griddler or the Ninja Foodi AG301 Indoor Grill and Air Fryer. It is, however, able to evenly grill a wide range of foods, locking in juices for excellent taste thanks to the fully embedded grill plate. This means the heating element is embedded into the cooking grate itself. While the manual does state that the grate is dishwasher safe, it also states that the grate shouldn’t be fully immersed in water either, so this information is conflicting. However, it is easy to clean without a dishwasher thanks to its non-stick surface.

Non-stick grates are fairly standard across indoor grills now, as is including a metal drip pan, both of which come with the DeLonghi Perfecto Healthy Indoor Grill. Adjustable thermostats are less common, but a very useful addition that comes with this grill. The grill itself can reach up to 450 degrees Fahrenheit and is quick to heat up.

This indoor grill also comes with a one-year limited warranty.

DeLonghi BG24 Perfecto Healthy Indoor Grill: User reviews 

The DeLonghi Perfecto Healthy Indoor Grill is popular with users, who scored it an average of 4.5 out of five stars on Home Depot’s website. A number of users comment on how easy it is to clean this indoor grill, some even note that they find it easier to clean when they don’t use a dishwasher.

This grill’s cooking capabilities are well-received too. A number of users have cooked a wide range of foods on the grill and were really pleased with the results, noting that it locked in both flavor and juices for a tasty meal.

The odd reviewer found the grill slow to heat up, whilst others suggested it doesn’t maintain its heat well either. 

Should you buy the DeLonghi BG24 Perfecto Healthy Indoor Grill? 

The DeLonghi Perfecto Healthy Indoor Grill is a compact grill that is not only easy to store but both a space saver and a stylish looking option if you decide to keep the grill out on your workspaces. It’s not as versatile as the Cuisinart Griddler so if you’re looking for a grill that has the range to cook a lot of different types of food, then that may be a better option for you. However, the DeLonghi Perfecto Healthy Indoor Grill offers stylish, yet affordable grilling with the grilling space to cater to couples and small families alike.