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Lucille's Smokehouse BBQ, Temecula, California

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Temecula Promenade Mall, Temecula, CA
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • 8
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great food as always

Good food and service as always. Tried fried pickles, good, be careful not to burn your mouth. We had the Texas style bbq brisket and the tri-tip, with sweet potato fries, corn on the cob, coleslaw, and cheese grits. All was delicious.

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 6, 2015
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Lake Elsinore, California
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81 reviews 81 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Good food and service as always. Tried fried pickles, good, be careful not to burn your mouth. We had the Texas style bbq brisket and the tri-tip, with sweet potato fries, corn on the cob, coleslaw, and cheese grits. All was delicious.

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Murrieta
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189 reviews 189 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

Ten of us visited to celebrate a birthday. We had a reservation for 5 pm, and were seated immediately. We had a lot of presents and brought in our own birthday cake. Michael, our server, was terrific! It was perfectly okay that we used a small table to put all the presents on. My husband and I shared one of... More 

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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

[This review is for 2013 as a whole because i cannot remember the exact dates I went] Lucille's Barbecue is absolutely delicious! Their biscuits are some of the best ever! The bbq is yummy and sweet. I highly recommend this restaurant! Get extra bread if you can because it is phenomenal.

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73 reviews 73 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

I was born in the Midwest in what I call "Cow town USA." I come from a farming family who worked the land and raised the cattle for indistries like Lucille's. With that being said, Lucille's Smokehouse Barbecue delivers some of the VERY BEST beef ribs I have ever eaten here in California! *Please note...these are NOT to be categorized... More 

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Murrieta
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

It's "ok" for mall food. Not authentic tasting because they use way too much "liquid smoke". Overshadows and kills the taste of the meat.

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Temecula, Ca.
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100 reviews 100 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

I have eaten here several times and have also gotten family meals to go when we are having company. I have never had a bad meal here. My wife is not a big meat eater, so I don't get here as often as I would like. All the food is good, but I have found that the take out is... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014 via mobile

Went there twice. Each time it was busy, so I suggest reservations! Really varied menu with all sorts of included sides to choose from. I had chicken one time and ribs the other. Both excellent. Plus the have three sauces on the table to try. Excellent place, and really shocked it is part of a chain because it does not... More 

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Widnes, United Kingdom
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67 reviews 67 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

So, the legendary biscuits were very much 'you have to try these'. And I did. And they're scones. And delicious. Food was excellent, the sweet potato fries were awesome. Loved the diner style feel and the staff were friendly. It's got a nice atmosphere and really well located in the mall.

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Oceanside, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I visited this restaurant for the first time with a friend on Wednesday. We chose this restaurant because I kept hearing that it was to die for and that it was the "best BBQ in Temecula." Now, that is a lot to live up to! Upon entering the restaurant, my dining companion made the comment "this place sure doesn't smell... More 

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Bonsall, California
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96 reviews 96 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Extensive menu selection of meats, salads, sandwiches and desserts. Good bar. Tri-tip is always a winner, great pastrami sandwiches. Ribs are tasty and tender. Located next to the cinema at the mall. Service is consistently good. Last vvisited July 13, 2014. Still a winner!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Temecula Promenade Mall, Temecula, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Temecula

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
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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