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Camp Chef Flat Top Grill 600 Review

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Camp Chef Flat Top 600

Sometimes you need a big surface area to cook a lot of food at once. Designed to feed a crowd fast and leave ’em smiling, the 600 is the most popular size in Camp Chef’s Flat Top Grill line. Four 12,000 BTU stainless steel tube burners fired by dedicated piezoelectric ignition at each control knob make setting multiple cooking zones across this 600 square inch griddle a snap. Crank the burners up high on one side to create a hot direct sear zone for finishing, say, burgers and leave them down low on the other side to create a moderate heat zone  for cooking things like eggs or vegetables. Click here to learn all about the importance of 2-zone cooking. And click here to learn Why You Need To Start Griddle Grilling.

The Flat Top 600 was actually two cookers on four legs. You already know it’s a griddle. Breakfast is served below.

Large outdoor griddle loaded with toast, sausage and eggs. Four red dials are on the front.

But underneath the griddle, The 600 had porcelain coated steel grill grates and heat tents over each burner. You could remove the griddle and Flat Top becames a 4-burner gas grill.

Large outdoor gas grill loaded with hamburgers and grilled chicken. Four red dials are on the front.

The 600 no longer has the hidden grill feature. Instead, Camp Chef now includes a lid.

Camp Chef Flattop 600 with Lid

Both side shelves provide work space and fold down, but the left shelf must be up to use the grease cup. Some owners complain the portal from the griddle to the cup clogs up easily, so smooth grease flow may require a little maintenance.

The open air cart has two plastic wheels on the right side and includes two storage shelves beneath the flat top. A convenient LP tank holder on the right side attaches the tank to the cart for easy movement of the entire unit.

If you need more capacity, the Flat Top 900 is a larger, 6-burner model.

Large outdoor griddle on four legged cart placed on a brick walk way. Six red dials are on the front.


Camp Chef warrants stove components to be free from defect in materials and workmanship for one year from the date of purchase. Paint and finish is not warranted.

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Product Information:

  • Model:
    Flat Top 600 Grill
  • Item Price:
    $ 550.00
    *Price Subject To Change
  • Where to buy (buying from this supplier supports this website):
  • Made in USA:
  • Review Method:
    Cooked On It
    We have hands-on experience testing this product. We have also gathered info from the manufacturer, owners and other reliable sources.
  • Primary Function:
    Grill, Griddle grills
  • Fuel:
    Propane Gas
  • BTU:
  • Heat Flux:
    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:
  • Primary Capacity:
    600 square inches
    Mid-Size (about 29 burgers)

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Published On: 9/19/2018 Last Modified: 12/6/2023

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