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Broil King Monarch 340 Gas Grill Review

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Broil King Monarch 3-Burner

The Broil King Monarch 340 is one of their entry level BBQ grill lines. The grill head is cast aluminum with a stainless steel wrap. The 340 comes with three 10,000 BTU main burners, a 10,000 BTU side burner and electronic ignition.

Cooking grates are cast iron. Flav-R-Wave heat tents blanket the bottom of the deep firebox, mitigating flare ups, sizzling drippings and radiating searing heat. The cook box is deep, the hood is high. Many believe this design enhances roasting. Certainly the headroom in the hood is great for rotisserie and large items like roasts and turkeys.

Monarchs are available in LP or NG models and have side shelves with tool hooks and a single door cart..

Broil King claims their patented Dual Tube Burners produce more even heat and increase burner life.  Gas enters the burner first through a small, perforated tube within the large stainless steel burner tube.  The design is intended to create even gas pressure throughout the burner, resulting in even flame and evenly distributed heat stress on the burner.  We have not tested these burners yet.

  • Model:
    Monarch 340 Gas Grill
  • Item Price:
    $ 450.00
  • Made in USA:
    no
  • Review Method:
    Looked Closely At It
    We have seen this product up close and we have also gathered info from the manufacturer, owners, and other reliable sources.
  • Primary Function:
    Grill
  • Burner Type:
    Side
  • Fuel:
    Propane Gas, Natural Gas Capable
  • BTU:
    30,000
  • Heat Flux:
    85.71
    Heat Flux is the BTU per square inch and is a more useful measure of how much heat a grill delivers than BTU alone.
  • Main Burners:
    3
  • Primary Capacity:
    350 square inches
  • Secondary Capacity:
    170 square inches

Published On: 11/30/2012 Last Modified: 3/6/2021

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