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Lucille's Smokehouse BBQ

21420 Hawthorne Blvd, Torrance, CA 90503-5604
310-370-7427
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Ranked #18 of 467 Restaurants in Torrance
Cuisines: Barbecue
Dining options: Reservations
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California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

So this is going to be short and not so sweet. Not big on BBQ. It has to be a warm summer day with a breeze for me to crave some smoked meat drenched in sauce. Lucille's was just ok. Took a while to get us seated. We had a party of 7 and they sat us in the back... More

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Torrance, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014 via mobile

Lucille's is a great BBQ joint. I think they might be closing down due to the construction at the mall, so make sure you call before heading over

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Torrance, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

The tri-tip sandwich at Lucille's is one of my favorites! Definitely recommend it. :) The biscuits are also really good.

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Hawthorne, CA
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

They gave us free biscuits with some kind of butter, maybe maple. My daughter LOVED the watermelon iced tea. I ordered 3 beef ribs. They were huge! They were tender and had lots of meat on them. My sides were greens and garlic mashed potatoes. The greens were a little bitter, but good and the potatoes were great. My husband... More

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Torrance, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

This is a really great place to go when you can't have home-cooked BBQ. It has a good selection on the menu.

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Los Angeles, California
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4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

Had tri tip and chciken combo. I think the chicken was a bit undercooked but was smother in sause which is good. Still the texture of the meat told me it was not fully cooked. The tri tip was of course well done. Service was average. Some items appear to be a bit pricy.

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Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

This is the third time that we have been to Lucille's and the food and service is always good. Pleasant staff with a welcoming smile make all the difference to an enjoyable meal.

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Torrance, California
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17 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Good food, big portions. I have frequented this restaurant since the day it opened and, while it has changed a bit, it still maintains a level of quality. Bottom line, this is a meat-lovers restaurant. Lucille's has a huge Smoker, where they constantly slow-smoke their meats, which provides them with an aromatic hickory flavor. I can personally recommend the Tri-Tip,... More

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Torrance, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

there ribs are to die 4 slow smoked and tender sweat potatos sweat beans greens and much much more great times to be hade more then you can finish to go bags what a place

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Torrance, California, United States
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4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Great place to take friends for birthday, food is southern and good. A little over priced, but very good.

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