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Lucille's Smokehouse BBQ

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2030 E Rio Salado Parkway, Tempe, AZ 85281
+1 480-966-7427
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great service. Big portions.

Loved the friendly service. You can definitely feel their team approach to customer service. Fried green tomatoes to die for! Huge servings of tea and lemonade so you aren't searching for the wait staff all the time.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 20, 2015
Sarah B
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San Diego, California, United States
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Pinetop-Lakeside, Arizona
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86 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

The atmosfear is western style and the Smoker is right where you can watch it. Don't touch though. Ribs both Beef & Pork done well. Service was good nothing missed and had beef ribs very tasty. Ribs and two sided, try the peanut slaw just a little different or sweet potato fries.

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San Diego, California, United States
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55 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Loved the friendly service. You can definitely feel their team approach to customer service. Fried green tomatoes to die for! Huge servings of tea and lemonade so you aren't searching for the wait staff all the time.

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Rio Rancho, New Mexico
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

This was my first time here. i just want to say i was very impressed by this place. Food is pricy but totally worth it you will get 2 meals out of every plate. Drinks are strong and the bread pudding to die for we took it to go. Server so very nice and offered great advice. I am craving... More 

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Hinsdale, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Went here for lunch- business meeting. Service was good- could have been a little better considering it wasn't that busy. The barbecue was very good. Had the barbecue chicken and it was definitely cooked right- meat came right off the bone and moist. Had fried okra for an appetizer and that was really good, too. Service staff is friendly and... More 

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Airdrie, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Food was great, service was great. If you have room to store food order larger positions or split them with someone else. The smaller portions are overall more expensive. 3 beef ribs was $24, 7 were $32. I ordered seven and took 4 home for 1 to 2 more meals. Cornbread and biscuits were very good and lots of side... More 

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Laveen, Arizona, United States
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

A group of colleagues meets here about once every two months. The service is always excellent and we always have a somewhat private area to eat and discuss business. I generally order a salad and I have tried several -- all excellent. Servings are generous and are served with biscuits.

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Mesa, AZ
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

The food is consistently good. Last time we ordered an appetizer and it was way too much to consume, so this time I tried a half order of fried okra - I should have gotten a full order. It is hard to judge the portions, as a lot of the items are very large. Our group ordered a variety of... More 

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Queen Creek, Arizona, United States
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22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Lunches started at $8.99. I ordered from the lunch menu and got the Carolina baked potatoe with house salad because it was one of the few lunch choices that wasn't chicken (as popular as it is, chicken is always the last thing I order). The potatoe was huge, the BBQ pork filling was minimal. Salad was cool and crisp but... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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48 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Food and atmosphere was fabulous. Brisket was to die for. The only negative was the spotty service. It seemed like forever before we were waited on, and then had to flag down the servers, and it wasn't that crowded. But, I've never been a server, so I don't want to bash them.

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Pueblo, Colorado
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

All of our food including the sides was very good. The decor is very homey and comfortable with large tables and booths...plenty of room for multiple dishes. The biscuits and apple butter was an excellent start to a satisfying meal. Service was good but just like most restaurants once we were done and declined dessert it took too long to... More 

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Additional Information about Lucille's Smokehouse BBQ

Address: 2030 E Rio Salado Parkway, Tempe, AZ 85281
Phone Number: +1 480-966-7427
Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Tempe
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Barbecue

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2030 E Rio Salado Parkway, Tempe, AZ 85281
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Tempe
  • Phone Number: +1 480-966-7427

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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