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Zimmerhanzel’s BBQ

Photograph by Daniel Vaughn

Trophies from local Little League teams are usually a sign of quality barbecue, and Zimmerhanzel’s is equipped with both.

City: Smithville


Method: Post oak; indirect-heat pit

Pitmaster: Bert Bunte (since 1984)

Pro-tip: Thursday, Friday, and Saturday they offer pork butt, which is tender and yielding.

Rating: ★★★★

Address: 307 Royston, Smithville, TX, 78957

Hours: Mon-€“Fri 8:30-€“5, Sat 8:30-€“till meat runs out

Phone: 512-237-4244

Website: zimmerhanzelsbarbeque.com

Year Opened: 1980

Last updated: May 3, 2013