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Schmidt Family Barbecue

12532 FM 2244, Bee Cave, 78738, 512/263-4060
Hours: Mon.-Sat., 11am-9pm; Sun., 11am-8pm

John Anderson

The key word for the meats at Schmidt Family is moist, followed by the word tender. Expect no glazes, just smoke and spice. The original sausage is distinguished by a beefy flavor accented with pepper, garlic, and cayenne.
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Chronicle Reviews

The Tradition Continues With Schmidt Family Barbecue

Bee Cave gets good 'cue

Mick Vann, January 9, 2014

First Plates Awards

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