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Lucille's Smokehouse BBQ

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1639 E Imperial Hwy, Brea, CA 92821-5809
+1 714-990-4944
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Los Angeles, California
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27 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came in around 8pm and were seated after 15mins which is quite fast considering it was quite packed. Our server was very courteous and was served with our drinks and appetizers fast. The main dishes were also served fast. The servings were big and a lot for a very reasonable or let me say for a cheap price. Our... More 

Thank BrPete0301
Orange County, California
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

My family absolutely love bed this place! Superior staff! Very lovely wait staff. They are really good at what they do and we always feel very well cared for and appreciated. The food! It is soooo delicious. There isn't anything I have had here that I didn't like. The meats are awesome. Their watermelon tea! Yum. Their salads are great... More 

Thank Debbie I
Placentia, California
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86 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

We go to this restaurant a lot with another couple and we love some of the combos they have. Our favorite is the baby back ribs. The ribs here are good, but sometimes they are a little over-cooked. The quality is usually good enough that it keeps us coming back, but they need to step up the consistency of the... More 

Thank Gil M
Placentia, California
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32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Though the barbecue here may not win any prizes at competition, it regularly serves up flavorful, bountiful cuts of very good barbecue. The side dishes are good, and the beer selection is very good. Stick to the commercial beers; the house-branded beers leave something to be desired. It's my go-to place when I'm hungry and want barbecue.

Thank Dale H
Fullerton, California
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199 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

I recently came to this location for a business lunch and was able to get easy parking at 11:30am. Lunch was a small salad with chicken (which I don't recommend) try the tri-tip instead. Service was great and super friendly. The only issue is trying to leave. The parking lot can get jammed with too many cars and not enough... More 

Thank Kathryn R
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Went here with the family to celebrate and the waiter was rude and upset at our party size. We were put to the side and left to wait over an hour once we were seated. Our waiter never came to take our drinks or order until we asked for a manager.

Thank Melissa B
Rebekah G, Guest Relations Manager at Lucille's Smokehouse BBQ, responded to this review

Hi there, thank you for visiting Lucille's. I am really sorry to hear about your visit and would love to follow up. Please email us at reviews@hofmangroup.com so we can make things right. Please include your original comments in the e-mail. Thanks! Rebekah More 

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54 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2017

Went here for dinner on New Years eve. I had BBQ chicken and pulled pork. One of the other guests had the brisket sandwich. All the food was cooked great, and was very tasty. Service was great. Everyone at our table were really pleased with the meal. Can't tell you about their dessert because we were too full to have... More 

Thank liketotravel2565
Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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72 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2017

Since we moved to the Big Island of Hawaii, we really missed the southern style BBQ. Love the ribs from Lucille's Smokehouse BBQ. On our trip back, we had to stop in for some good old BBQ. I had my usually half a rack of St. Louis Ribs, BBQ Beans and veggies, my husband had his baby back and the... More 

Thank BigIsleGal
La Habra, California
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47 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2016

Went with my family to celebrate a birthday and was not disappointed. I tried to keep it light and started with a salad with Burnt ends on top but then followed that with a bacon cheeseburger and washed it down with fries and sweet potato fries AND about a bottle of the mustard BBQ sauce. This is a once in... More 

Thank TheRealDetentroph
Brea, California
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Went to Lucilles for the first time, in a long time. I had been to another location years ago and thought that is was good with a big broad menu to appeal to many. Especially if you from the south then will enjoy there offerings. We stopped in on a Monday at 4pm very quiet not many guests in the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1639 E Imperial Hwy, Brea, CA 92821-5809
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Brea
  • Phone Number: +1 714-990-4944

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?