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    2024’s Best Cities for Grilling Meat

    2024’s Best Cities for Grilling Meat

    With Both Summer And National Grilling Month Approaching, Lawn Love Ranked 2024’s Best Cities For Grilling Meat.

    They compared nearly 470 of the biggest U.S. cities based on 4 meaty categories.

    Lawn Love looked at local interest in grilling, access to butcheries and home improvement chains, and the average cost of meat in the area. Additionally, they also considered ideal weather conditions for cooking outdoors, among 17 total metrics.

    See the 10 best (and 10 worst) cities for grilling meat below, followed by key insights.

    Best Cities for Grilling Meat
    Rank City
    1 Melbourne, FL
    2 Santa Fe, NM
    3 Apple Valley, CA
    4 Los Angeles, CA
    5 Orlando, FL
    6 Knoxville, TN
    7 Fort Myers, FL
    8 New Braunfels, TX
    9 Roanoke, VA
    10 Hesperia, CA
    Worst Cities for Grilling Meat
    Rank City
    1 Cicero, IL
    2 Anchorage, AK
    3 Newark, NJ
    4 Bridgeport, CT
    5 Hammond, IN
    6 Elizabeth, NJ
    7 Waterbury, CT
    8 Aurora, IL
    9 Somerville, MA
    10 Lawrence, MA

    Key Insights:

    • Florida cities — like Melbourne (No. 1), Orlando (No. 5), and Fort Myers (No. 7) — broil to the top of our ranking with the biggest interest in grilling, demonstrated by local Google searches.
    • Meat prices are lowest in Texas cities like McAllen (No. 193), Temple (No. 116), and Beaumont (No. 80). McAllen claims the cheapest ground beef at $4.69 per pound, and Beaumont chomps down on the most affordable T-bone steaks, $12.56 on average.
    • Bridgeport, Connecticut (No. 466), and Newark, New Jersey (No. 467) score at the bottom of our ranking alongside Cicero, Illinois, in last place. These cities are cold and rainy with small backyards, lacking space for entertaining guests and safely cooking outside.

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