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Lucille's Smokehouse BBQ

1639 E Imperial Hwy, Brea, CA 92821-5809
+1 714-990-4944
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Ranked #2 of 168 Restaurants in Brea
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Barbecue
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Philadelphia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Not being familiar with Brea, every place we chose was a crap shoot. Luckily, Lucille's was a winner. My husband like to sit at the bar and eat when it's just the two of us. The barmaid was super friendly, bring us delicious apple butter biscuits while we perused the menu and waited for our Guinnesses to settle. Nicely poured,... More

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Portland, Oregon
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19 reviews 19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

I love, love, love Lucille's. Yes if you live in the south you may not like the BBQ. BUT for California this is the best you can find. Service I always mediocre but the food makes up for it! I love the ribs, brisket, the grits and the amazing mint juleps.

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Lomira, Wisconsin
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67 reviews 67 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

This is what was carried in for a meeting - nice salads, good bbq, odd flavored butter and biscuits but a nice meal all in all.

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Huntington Beach, California
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42 reviews 42 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

There were 14 of us on a Sunday afternoon celebrating a birthday. The restaurant was crowded and there was a wait for most, but we got right in because we had a reservation. We were in the enclosed patio area which was set up to better accommodate larger groups. There was a bit of a wait for our food, but... More

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Freeport, NY
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Wonderful food and friendly servers make it worthwhile to wait your turn for a table. We especially enjoyed the ribs, bread, and ice tea.

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Orange County, CA
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70 reviews 70 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

After a long hard day gambling out at San Manual Indian Bingo & Casino, my wife and I returned home and decided to celebrate our winnings (yes, we actually won for once) by going out to Lucille's Smokehouse BBQ in Brea. Although we've been to a couple of other Lucille's we had not been to this location even though it's... More

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

To start we had over 40 people with us and required some time-45min.- before our table with reservations were ready. In the meantime the staff was great in getting everyone comfortable while waiting with drinks. Once the table as ready and we were seated it was clear they were not prepared for the number of people we came with. Finally... More

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Walnut, CA
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Been there last Sunday. The restaurant is not crowded as any day because of the World Soccer Championship match. Service is exceptionally friendly and very professional. Food is great as usual.

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La Habra, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

Lucille's BBQ is very good, they have a variety of items on the menu from ribs, chicken, sandwiches and salads. The biscuits are to die for. This restaurant does get crowded but usually never a long wait. There is a bar that you could sit at also and tables. Some nights there is entertainment which is pretty good. Even though... More

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Anchorage, Alaska
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

We went there at night after going to the mall we ordered ribs,fried ocean,fried pickles,artichoke, but instead of getting fried pickles we got fried tomatoes the ribs were tough and we finally got the fried pickles after we ate everything

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Additional Information about Lucille's Smokehouse BBQ

Address: 1639 E Imperial Hwy, Brea, CA 92821-5809
Phone Number: +1 714-990-4944
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Brea
Cuisine: Barbecue

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