Napoleon P500RSIBNSS-3 Prestige 500 RSIB Natural Gas Grill (Detailed Honest Review)
Updated: Sep 9, 2020
If you’re looking that gas grill with rotisserie which has quite a good modern aesthetic without compromising of the performance department, this could be the gas grill with rotisserie grill you’ve been asking for.
With overall dimensions of 64.25 x 26.5 x 50.25 inches (width x depth x height), it boasts 500 square inches of primary cooking space plus a 260 square-inch warming rack and 140 square-inch side burner.
That’s enough space to cook 31 hamburgers at the same time or a 15-pound turkey for rotisserie!
To power the entire cooking space, it’s fitted with 4 stainless steel burners capable of producing 48,000 BTU-per-hour input plus the 18,000 BTU infrared rear burner great for making rotisserie dishes from rotisserie vegetables to rotisserie chickens!
Keeping up with the look, it’s made from stainless steel in the majority of its construction making it also solid and sturdy. It’s great to see that the grates themselves are stainless steel too. This unit is made in Canada.
Out of the box, it’s partially assembled with the grill head already assembled. It usually takes around 1-2 hours of assembly and the entire assembly process was easy. Do note it only comes with only-illustration instructions.
Cooking with the Napoleon P500RSIBNSS-3 Prestige 500 felt seamless and amazing. It was seamless as it was able to heat up and reach over 500 degrees even in cold weather while still having very good temperature control with maintaining that much heat. It was also quite amazing as to how modern-looking and versatile it is throughout the whole cooking process.
Rotisserie-wise, the infrared rear rotisserie burner worked out well and cooked the rotisserie chicken evenly and delicious. The rotisserie feature of this gas grill is definitely one of its selling points. Many users have tried several times with rotisserie chickens and turkeys wherein it should be able to handle up to 15-pounds of turkey. Do make sure to center it as much as possible.
Being able to light up and heat up quickly is amazing especially when using it during family occasions or gatherings. Users have tried cooking steaks, salmon, venison sausage, and various types of meats. You can also make use of the side burner which can heat up to 1800 degrees in just around 30 seconds.
You can definitely also make pizzas with this, even using the rear rotisserie burner to brown the top of your pizzas!
One of its features you’ll definitely notice is the "SafetyGlow" lighted knobs. Once turned on, the knobs will have a blue LED light around and once a burner is in use, it will turn red. It’s great when monitoring which burner is being used, especially for temperature control and zoning. It also has interior lights which is great when cooking at night or at dimly-lit areas.
ACCESSORIES AND ATTACHMENTS INCLUDED
Out of the box, the gas grill is mostly assembled with all the burners already installed. The package contains the gas grill unit with burners, the grates, heat tents, warming rack, grill cart parts, locking caster wheels, Rotisserie Spit Rod, Rotisserie Forks, and a paper with printed instructions
The overall cleaning experience was great with the majority of the components being stainless steel including the grates themselves and the right shelf is removable which is great for more thorough cleaning.
There are claims of having parts that are either damaged or uneven/not matching so make sure to try and assemble to check your components. This issue usually is the case for large shipments like these with stainless steel panels. Immediately contact for support if ever the situation comes to. Many users were able to replace parts for free and fairly easy.
There are two available versions of this gas grill depending on its fuel: Liquid Propane or Natural Gas.
For the Napoleon Prestige Series, you get a lifetime warranty on the Hood, Stainless Steel Lid, Porcelain Enamel Lid, Aluminum Castings, Stainless Steel Cooking Grids, and Stainless Steel Tube Burners. You also get a 15-year warranty on the Stainless Steel Sear Plates, Porcelain Enamel Cast Iron Grids, Stainless Steel Infrared Rotisserie, Infrared Bottom/Side Burner, and All Other Parts.
If aesthetics is one of the crucial points you want to consider when choosing the gas grill with rotisserie features and functions for you without compromising on its performance’s power and versatility, this is definitely the gas grill with rotisserie to easily top your list.