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Lucille's Smokehouse BBQ

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21420 Hawthorne Blvd, Torrance, CA 90503-5604
310-370-7427
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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: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 46
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  • 54
    Very good
  • 20
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  • 13
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
BBQ in LA

Lucille's is one of the better chain restaurants to visit in Torrance. I've eaten her several times and the food is consistently good. They have a really good menu with lots of choices. I love their rolls and the giant glasses of iced tea/lemonade. You leave here very full.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
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Melbourne Beach, Florida
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Melbourne Beach, Florida
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14 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

Lucille's is one of the better chain restaurants to visit in Torrance. I've eaten her several times and the food is consistently good. They have a really good menu with lots of choices. I love their rolls and the giant glasses of iced tea/lemonade. You leave here very full.

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Torrance
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39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

I've enjoyed my many visits here, but don't come as often as my tastebuds would like, as it is a bit expensive for a week night dinner out. (Dinner for two without alcoholic drinks nor appetizers came to over $60.) The fried green tomatoes are yummy, as are the ribs, salads, and T-bone steak. The portions are huge--plan on sharing... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Even after experiencing Lucille's ribs, Tri-Tip and Chicken; Its hard to decide which to order or recommend to friends. Nice problem to have... In Torrance, the large bar area is separated in case you want a less family atmosphere. The free honey butter biscuits are fresh, moist and scrumptious, but you may need a to-go box if you have more... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

The food and portion sizes are amazing. The best BBQ I have ever had. Every person I have brought there have agreed the food is outstanding and portion size. For me the beef ribs and chicken, my wife the spareribs. Service is great. fast and always with a smile.

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Fremont, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Been here 3 times now and it's been good food every time! Their Southern Fried Chicken is one of the best I've tasted and the Mardi-gras version is as good if you like some spicy "kick" to your meal. The BBQ Chicken salad is also good. Big portions all! I also had the BBQ pork once, but it was dry.... More 

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Torrance, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

They have a great variety (pretty large portions as well) and everything I've ever had there is fantastic. HIghly recommend.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Definitely a re-visit if I'm ever back in the area! Warm-hearted welcome when I entered the restaurant, great service from entry to exit, and an amazing salad (ordered to go). like no other I've ever tasted! Plus, I tried their bread pudding . . . also amazing!

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Fresno, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

I love all Lucille's, but this time I had the tri tip sandwich and it was so good! The portions are huge, so there was plenty of leftovers. I had the mixed vegetables and they were seasoned for great taste. After dinner, I tried the bread pudding and it was very filling. I had to divided into 3, since there... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 via mobile

Oh My! I thought I was dreaming. My cousin brought me to this restaurant and the food was just Devine. I had baby back ribs and she had short ribs. I had potato salad and that potato salad tastes liked mine. Another lady told me the beef ribs were excellent but when I eat rid I want pork. I recommend... More 

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Munich, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 via mobile

Dinner was delicious. We tried both the baby back and the St Louis style ribs and both were excellent. Very tender, very juicy,and great flavor. We also enjoyed the fried chicken sandwich. The chicken was not over fried or dry. I bought a bottle of rib marinade on the way out of the restaurant. It was THAT good.

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Additional Information about Lucille's Smokehouse BBQ

Address: 21420 Hawthorne Blvd, Torrance, CA 90503-5604
Phone Number: 310-370-7427
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Torrance
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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 21420 Hawthorne Blvd, Torrance, CA 90503-5604
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Torrance
  • Phone Number: 310-370-7427

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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