Camp Chef Tahoe 3 Burner Stove Review

Here is the Camp Chef 3 burner stove Tahoe deluxe powerful. A stove of great potential, we look at the many features of this stove and compare the benefits that the stove will give us.

This Article Was Last Updated On January 30, 2021

Camping is a wonderful pastime and cooking is one of the things I find very relaxing and enjoyable, so, a good stove will give you the opportunity to do everything from making your own delicious bread to presenting perfect steaks for dinner.

When camping it is extremely important to me to have good quality and reliable cooking appliances to prepare hot food and beverages, whether it’s just for a day or for a week.

A reliable no-nonsense camp stove will make all the difference to a joyful experience.


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Camp Chef Tahoe 3 Burner Stove

The Features.


This camp chef deluxe 3 burner stove comes in a basic design, and operating it, even by a newbie or inexperienced person is easy. And to improve initial operation, the manufacturer includes simple instructions.

Standing at 30 inches high, and weighing in at 48 lbs, it features three cast aluminum burners each rated 30,000 BTUs, which means you get a powerful total of 90,000BTUs.

It has a large cooking area of 608 sq. inch to handle different volumes and to reduce congestion that may lead to spillage. Also, take advantage of this area to use the camp chef 3 burner stove with griddle for delicious steaks.

The grill is 42.8 inches long and 17.5 inches wide, being a larger area allows you to prepare several meals at the same time. You, therefore, don’t have to wait for one meal to be done to start the other one. 

man making a cake at a campsite


Made from sturdy cast aluminum, this 3-burner grill can handle most of the everyday needs. It is useful in domestic and commercial settings and it’s great to take camping.

Tailgate parties, scout troop campouts, backyard barbecues are also well catered when you have a Camp Chef. The accessory feels solid and can endure regular movements, impacts, knocks, bangs, exposure to the elements, and small mishaps.

It features sturdily built legs for extra stability and can be placed on smooth surfaces like tiles, medium smooth surfaces such as concrete, as well as the outdoors, surfaces like soil and rocky surfaces.

I like Camp Chef gear and this appliance should last for many years with normal care and maintenance. It is easily cleaned after use.

Easy Operation.

The burner grill has good spacing in between the burners to minimize congesting the cooking area. This allows the convenient stirring of the food items. 

The heat-control dials are fully adjustable and functional they turn on/off easily, with 4 settings low med-high and warm giving a wide range of adjustable heat for any type of cooking.

The surrounding unit housing helps reduce wind, therefore, restricts hot and cold spots for easy and fast uniform cooking. The smooth surfaces of the grill also lend itself to easy cleaning.

The surface does not feel slippery even with oily or wet hands and reduces the chance of any accidents. Another added feature is the long 3-foot hose that offers convenient reach to the gas bottle. 

Wind Shield. 

Featuring a windscreen, this stove is less susceptible to the wind. This feature is surely a major benefit on those breezy days, and sitting on the front and sides will help stop the breeze or draught from blowing off the flames. 

Once lit, chances of the flame going off are minimized by this very protective windscreen that is placed strategically on the cooking unit.

The screen has a decent height to prevent unnecessary obstruction and is made of lightweight steel material.

Just like the unit itself, the windscreen has a smooth finish for easy cleaning and is resistant to rust, corrosion, color fade, or tarnish. Cleaning it is as easy as using a wet cloth and warm soapy water.


With a weight of 48 pounds, it is certainly not the lightest stove but is stable, strong, and powerful.

It will do the job of cooking for your extended family or group of friends much more easily and effectively than a smaller lighter stove.

Besides that moving it from one location to another shouldn’t be a big deal with a few people in your group.

While storing after use, make sure it is cleaned, the unit will fit in a relatively small space at home or garage. Additionally, you can detach the legs for easier movement or storage.

Removing the legs is straightforward, simply loosen the butterfly nuts or follow the manufacturer’s instructions. This also keeps the overall weight of the entire unit low and boosts portability.

Matchless Ignition.

With the Tahoe 3-burner grill, you don’t need to fully rely on matches or a lighter.

It comes with a matchless ignition that lights up within seconds.

The igniter produces a strong spark for quick performance and blends well with the grill.

This removes the need for matches that may be wet or trying to find a lighter.

The lighting button is placed in an easy-to-reach location and has a basic design to make operating it easy. 

The matchless igniter produces minimal noise but the maximum spark and these types of systems can last for many years without a decline in its performance.

Even-Heat Distribution.

The burner comprises a well-insulated hood, quality tubes, and heavy-duty grates. This provides a good distribution of heat to prevent hot or cold spots that may burn some food sections while leaving others raw. The air circulation is also decent for maximum heat transfer

Other than proper cooking, this also conserves heat and energy. It locks in the heat allowing it to be used for grilling, roasting, as well as baking.

To prevent the heat from reaching the wrong areas or burning you, the grill burner is fully surrounded by the body of the unit and the cooking grates are made from heavy-duty metal

16″ Cooking System.

This cooking appliance handles cast cookware easily and also allows you to integrate different accessories like an oven box so you can also roast and bake, and, also available is a griddle plate for grilling.

This is called the 16in cooking system in that you have several different accessory options to chose from in order to make the most of your outdoor cooking experience.

These options include a BBQ grill box, griddles, pizza oven, and Dutch ovens. These accessories will enhance your cooking skills and make you the center of attention at cooking times

Tahoe 3 burner gas stove

The Benefits You Will Get From This Stove?

Thanks to its versatile nature of the Camp Chef Stove, you don’t need to invest in several pieces of cooking equipment.

You don’t have to wait for one meal to be done to begin preparing the other.

The burners produce powerful but variable heat to handle different food items in an array of pots and pans. 

A griddle plate is available to allow you to do the perfect steak or bacon and eggs for breakfast. You can also invest in an oven box and try your hand at pizza.

Courtesy of the cast aluminum construction, this burner grill can put up with regular heavy use, poor handling, the elements, minor accidents, the heat, and more.

It will not break easily, warp, or lose its functionality even after extended use. Quality in the build should provide you with many years of good service.

The simple design and easy operation save you time and effort. It is easily carried to the campsite and erected in seconds.

The longer hose and regulator that govern the flow of gas is simply connected to the gas bottle firmly and you are ready to go.

It lights up fast and you also don’t need to apply lots of effort, only the push of a button and the turn of the dial and your cooking.

Cleaning the unit after use is also simple thanks to the smooth surfaces. The hose and regulator come with the stove at the time of purchase.

The 3-sided windscreen has a good practical design and helps minimize the possibility of winds blowing the flames out.

This is a nice benefit to not continually having to deal with a flame that is not producing heat correctly.

Moving this grill burner is easy thanks to its lightweight and compact design. It ranks among the lightest in its class of heavyweights, and you can also detach the legs for easier storage or convenience.

This is further enhanced by the relatively lightweight cast aluminum construction of the unit, which simply means you don’t have to break your back when transporting it.

Lighting this burner grill is very easy and convenient. All you need is to simply turn the gas flow dial to allow the gas to flow, press the matchless igniter and the burner will ignite instantly.

It works seamlessly, produces minimal noise, and will last many years if used properly.

The push-button ignition is one of the key features of a good stove, it just makes life easier, which is just how I like it.


  1. Push-button ignition.
  2. Powerful 90,000 BTU of power
  3. Stable and strong 
  4. 16″ accessories are great


  1. At 48 lbs it is not the lightest stove but it won’t move in a breeze.


We came away from our review very impressed, and our opinion of this stove is very high. For a 3-burner stove that produces 90,000 BTU of cooking power, there is no culinary delight that you would not be able to present to the table.

Whether hamburgers for the troop or a joint of meat with the full menu for the whole family this stove performs very well with ample power provided.

If you are looking for a 3 burner stove as your next purchase, and the smaller more compact units don’t cut it for you, we know you will be more than satisfied with the results of this stove.

We found it very capable of preparing many and varied meals for an extended family, or small group of people. It performed well, consistently, and up to a very satisfactory standard and therefore we highly recommend this stove if you’re in the market for the best.

Still unsure? Need Comparisons? Check out my article on the Best Camping Stoves

If you have any more questions about the Camp Chef 3 burner stove Tahoe deluxe powerful, I’ll be more than happy to answer them in the comments section below.

You may also like to read my in-depth review of the very good Outland Portable Camping Stove.

Remember! Leave it cleaner than you found it, only footprints not rubbish.

Thanks, Shane.

6 thoughts on “Camp Chef Tahoe 3 Burner Stove Review”

  1. Thanks so much for sharing a good review on the Camp Chef 3 Burner Stove, my husband and I love to go camping and we both love to have a good meal.

    This burner stove will be the perfect Christmas gift for my husband, I’m sure he will love it, and it will help us to prepare tasty meals while we go camping.

    Even it will be his Christmas gift, everyone in the family will love it!

    It will make our job as cooks while camping or on our back yard easier and perfect!

    • Hi Alejandra, i’m like you, i love camping and outdoor cooking. We found this camp chef 3 burner stove very capable, very powerful and it performed very well on many occasions from simply boiling water very fast it can cook up a delicious meal, or just eggs in the morning. It is very versatile and we were more than happy with our test results. This stove would make a wonderful Christmas present for your husband, and your family, i hope you enjoy it.

      Thanks Shane   

  2. Even though this is not the lightest option, Camp Chef 3 Burner Stove sounds absolutely great.

    I love the fact that one can make a full meal all at once. Three burning stoves is plenty for any feast planned.

    Also, the fact that it has a shield is a great bonus. No more stopping and starting. 

    I think it is very reasonably priced and with the proper care can last a long time. 

    This is going to be my next camping equipment purchase!

    • Hi Alenka, this camp chef appliance really is a very good 3 burner stove, plenty of room and heaps of power you will be the ultimate camp chef with this equipment. With its matchless ignition, and interchangeable accessories we were very impressed by its performance and durability. You wont be disappointed.

      Thanks Shane 

  3. it is one of the best of these kind of products. Liked this very much, too easy to handle and the quality of the product is very good and the grill area is large which i found very useful for myself. I myself go for camping with my friends and family once very month and this is one of those things one should must have in a camping to make that time memorable.

    • Hi Hari, yes we also liked the large cooking area, and the large grill area was great to cook up for a dozen people. This is a very good larger size stove, for camping i’m glad you have one.  

      Thanks for your comment



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