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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
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 57
    Very good
  • 21
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  • 13
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good food

We tried the Bbq ribs and the brisket and we were pleasantly surprised. Is not as cheap as other bbq joints, but worth the visit

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 17, 2015
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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

We tried the Bbq ribs and the brisket and we were pleasantly surprised. Is not as cheap as other bbq joints, but worth the visit

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Torrance, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

I love all of the fun appetizers and unique variety they have here. Friendly staff. You wouldn't think a vegetarian would like this place, but there's so much here! Great artichoke and corn soup.

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Okemos, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 via mobile

Went in with a group of 12 and were seated quickly. Manager made a point to tell us they were pretty full and we might slower service than normal. I wouldn't have noticed the difference - everyone hustles without being chaotic. Enjoyed a nice Original pork sandwich while others had ribs and such. Everyone was full and happy. This is... More 

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Manhattan Beach, CA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Lucille's offers consistently great barbecue. You couldn't go wrong ordering anything on the menu. The atmosphere is great as is the wait staff. We love Lucille's.

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Torrance, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 via mobile

Lucille's ribs are great, don't get me wrong, fall-off-the-bone tender, caramelized with tangy sweet sauce. But a a lot of places have ribs. The sides make Lucille's unique: garlic mashed potatoes, bitter greens peppered with bacon, corn on the cob that's grilled, not boiled, and the biscuits. What can I say about the biscuits? They are warm, soft, and fluffy,... More 

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Melbourne Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

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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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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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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