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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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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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Visitor rating
  • 39
    Excellent
  • 49
    Very good
  • 19
    Average
  • 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
Blues themed BBQ and Southern Fare

Was invited to a birthday celebration at Lucille's, southern gaffe and blues based atmosphere. Ordered the fried catfish and shrimp. Very large plate and snickers ice cream pie was very good. Lots of blues art and photos..,being from Mississippi, and being very involved in blues history and music... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 1, 2015
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Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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English first
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

It's very tasty!! Not too inexpensive but definitely good! If you eat here too often you will be fat lol... That's just a sign of it being tasty and good though!! So if you're looking for really good food don't hesitate!!

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EDMOND
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

This was a first time here for my husband and myself. We went with 3 others for a birthday. The food was delicious. We had bbq ribs. The portions were big. We will definitely go here again. Everything that each person ordered looked delicious. It made a person want to try everything!

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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Was invited to a birthday celebration at Lucille's, southern gaffe and blues based atmosphere. Ordered the fried catfish and shrimp. Very large plate and snickers ice cream pie was very good. Lots of blues art and photos..,being from Mississippi, and being very involved in blues history and music, it was a very comfortable place to enjoy the food and blues... More 

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Carmel, New York
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56 reviews 56 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Wow, this was our last dinner before heading back to New York. This place is awesome and we loved everything about it. Our waitress Kate was amazing and the entire experince was first class. This will be a place to remember.

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Shanghai, China
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14 reviews 14 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Lucille's is nicer than a coffee shop but not a fancy restaurant. They have a great trip tip salad, fall of the bones ribs sauced or dry rubbed, amazing T-Bone steak big enough for two, fried green tomatoes, etc. The two negatives are there is often a wait of over 45 minutes any time after 5 and the service can... More 

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Torrance, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

There bbq tri tip sliced ar so moist & tender. I would say 3 out of 5 visits, however ,I'll usuakky have th gumbo or jambalaya. Very fillilng and delicious. Servers there are friendly attentive.

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Torrance, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Lucille's is one of the best places for ribs in the area. It also has a number of other barbeque entrees that are excellent. You won't be disappointed with Lucille's

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None, Italy
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015 via mobile

Service was good. BBQ ribs were good. I'm a big sauce person and was satisfied with it. Live the watermelon slice served on the side. Must get the strawberry lemonade served in a mason jar. Get ready to leave nice and full. Can't wait to go back

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Maplewood, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Ok, so there's a barbecue place in Texas, or Kansas City, or Memhis, or some tiny town in Mississippi that's maybe named something like the "Pig Shack" or "Pork Out" where you've had the best barbecue that you've ever had, five circles. Is Lucille's five Tripadvisor circles? No. But remember that this is a chain. As a chain it's pretty... More 

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Agoura Hills, California
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Never afraid to suggest Lucille's to friends. It's very difficult to find a restaurant that serves great food each and every time, but not Lucille's! I have never had a bad meal there yet and it is a favorite of my family, which includes a chef !! We were amazed at the size of the smoker and when you see... More 

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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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?