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Zimmerhanzel's Bar-B-Que

307 Royston St, Smithville, TX 78957-1300
+1 512-237-4244
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good25%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“ribs” (18 reviews)
“sausage” (28 reviews)
“beans” (9 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
307 Royston St, Smithville, TX 78957-1300
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Reviewed 4 October 2017

Go early as they sell out fast and there's usually a line out the door after 11:30 am. They have sit in or take out

Thank NanagIll
Reviewed 11 July 2017

A BBQ place that always pleases with its consistent quality of good food. Generally, you get faster service before 11:30 am, as the noontime crowd can be large, although the time in line is worth the wait! One can pass the time perusing the walls...More

Thank D&H Travels
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Visiting my Mom and Dad in Texas, and went to eat at Zimmerhanzels BBQ. The best BBQ I've had in years. Wish we had one in Hawaii, so I could eat some every week. Great little resturant, has a fast moving line(because it's that good)...More

Thank DougCorrea
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

It is a modest building with Bar-b-q above the door but inside is a trip to BBQ Valhalla! Huge tender pork ribs, tasty beef sausage and melt in your mouth brisket are the main reason to find this place- Great for families!

Thank trymahjong
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

Great food and pleasant people. Chopped sandwich is a meal in itself. Got to share a bit of my hubby's plate of brisket & sides. I would strongly recommend the pudding & brisket.

Thank Caroline T
Reviewed 20 March 2017

I was passing through Smithville and found Zimmerhanzel's, thanks to TripAdvisor. This is definitely where the locals eat. I arrived at 11:30 and the line was starting to form. The place isn't fancy - you pick up your food from the line then find a...More

Thank mamahahn98
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Stopped by to get a sliced brisket sandwich to go and it was great! All the food I saw looked very good and the smell inside the restaurant was great! Would differently go back!

Thank Banshee694
Reviewed 28 February 2017

The beef brisket at Zimmerhanzel's is probably the most tender I've ever tasted. My kids were crazy about it!

Thank LeicaMann
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

When ever we go to Smithville we have to always stop and have some barbecue at Zimmerhanzels! Some of the best barbecue in my opinion anywhere around! It is a family run business and sometimes there's a line but worth the wait! We love the...More

Thank Fkaybert
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Fav place to go for great food. Lunch is fav time!!!!!Everybody in Smithville know it , loves it and has eaten there!!!

Thank TxKittie
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 307 Royston St, Smithville, TX 78957-1300
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Smithville
  • Phone Number: +1 512-237-4244
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