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Lucille's American Cafe

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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STARTERS‏
$8.99
Spinach and Cheese Dip
Served with crispy tortilla chips
$9.99
Crispy Coconut Shrimp
Served with‏ Mandarin orange and horseradish dipping sauce
$7.99
Onion Rings
Crispy breaded large rings with Lucille's special dipping sauce
$7.99
Homemade Potato Skins
Topped with applewood bacon and cheddar cheese, served with sour cream and scallions on the side
$9.99
New England Fried Clams
Fresh breaded Atlantic surf clams, flash fried and served with cajun remoulade sauce
$9.99
Boneless Buffalo Chicken Wingers
Breaded chicken‏ tenders tossed in homemade buffalo wing sauce served with a bleu cheese dipping sauce
$7.99
Sweet Potato Sticks
With mesquite ranch and marshmallow sauce for dipping
$3.99
Tortilla Chips
Served with chipotle salsa
$3.99
Hand Sliced Potato Chips
Served with homemade ketchup
$9.99
Maryland Style Crab Cake
Betty's mother - in - law made spectacular crab cakes and shared the recipe with her friend Lucille. Lucille said she'd keep the recipe a secret and she has, the only place to get this recipe today is at the restaurant, fresh lump crab cake served over a chipotle salsa with a cajun remoulade sauce
HOMEMADE SOUPS
Bowl $4.99
Cup $2.99
Classic Chicken Noodle Soup
Bowl $5.99
Cup $3.99
Homemade Sirloin Chili
All the way with shredded cheddar, scallions and tortilla chips
Bowl $4.99
Cup $2.99
Baked Potato Soup
Lucille's signature soup topped with cheddar cheese and scallions
Bowl $4.99
Cup $2.99
Lucille's Famous Tomato Bleu Cheese Soup
Our signature soup, added to the menu due to popular demand!
Bowl $4.99
Cup $2.99
Chef's Soup of the Day
Prepared fresh daily
BIG SALADS‏
$8.99
Greek Salad
Mixed greens,‏ cucumber, Kalamata olives, tomato, pepperoncini, feta cheese and red onion tossed in oregano vinaigrette
$11.99
Crispy Chicken Salad
A good friend of Lucille's made this salad for a luncheon and card party, and lucille picked up the recipe and added it to her menu, many of our regular customers come in just for this very salad, battered buttermilk chicken tenders, cheddar cheese, crispy noodles, bacon, tomatoes, scallions and mixed greens tossed with honey-barbecue sauce, try it yourself and see why it has become such a favorite
$11.99
West Coast Blackened Chicken Salad
Mixed greens, tomatoes, cucumbers, red onion, sliced mushrooms, mandarin oranges and tortilla strips, tossed in mesquite ranch dressing with blackened chicken and avocado
$11.99
Buffalo Chicken Salad
Mixed greens with buttermilk tenders in buffalo wing sauce, tomatoes, scallions and bleu cheese crumbles tossed in ranch dressing
$11.99
Lucille's Char Grilled Chicken BLT Salad
Fresh mixed greens with fresh diced tomatoes, bacon, red onions and grilled chicken tossed in ranch dressing and roasted chive oil and topped with sourdough croutons
$6.99
House Salad
Crisp mixed greens with tomato, red onion, cucumber and herb croutons
$7.99
Classic Iceberg Wedge Salad
Half head of iceberg lettuce with gorgonzola cheese, applewood smoked bacon and bleu cheese dressing
$6.99
Caesar Salad
Traditional dressing with romaine lettuce, homemade croutons and parmesan
$11.99
Chicken Caesar Salad
Our classic caesar tossed with grilled or blackened chicken
$9.99
Gillian Farms Pear and Goat Cheese Salad
Mesculin mix, romaine, topped with aged goat cheese, sundried cranberries, Anjou pears and homemade candied walnuts tossed in red wine vinaigrette
HALF POUND BLACK ANGUS BURGERS
All burgers and sandwiches served with French fries, homemade ketchup available upon request.
$9.99
Cheddar and Onion Burger
Half pound burger with sauteed onions, cheddar cheese, lettuce, tomato and pickle
$9.99
Bacon BBQ Burger
Half pound‏ burger with applewood bacon, cheddar cheese, lettuce, tomato, onion, homemade barbeque sauce and pickle
$9.49
Patty Melt
Half pound burger on grilled rye toast, with melted American cheese and sautéed onions
$9.49
Build Your Own Burger
Served with lettuce, tomato, onions and pickle
BEEFLESS BURGERS‏
$8.99
Turkey Burger
7 - Ounce all white meat turkey grilled and served on a toasted bun with lettuce, tomato, onion and pickle
$9.99
Grilled Vegetable Sandwich
Grilled portobello mushroom, zucchini, yellow squash, roasted pepper and red onion marinated in a fat free vinaigrette and topped with parmesan cheese on a toasted bun with coleslaw instead of French fries
SPECIALTY SANDWICHES
$9.49
The Lucille Sandwich
After any holiday, the best part for Lucille growing up was having the leftover sliced turkey with coleslaw, swiss cheese and Russian dressing on grilled rye, the way Lucille's grandma made it, we do the same, but we oven - roast the turkey especially for this sandwich
$10.99
Grilled Mahi Mahi Sandwich
Served grilled or blackened with lettuce and tomato on a toasted bun with tartar sauce on the side
$9.49
Tuna Melt
Tuna salad and melted American cheese grilled on rye toast
$7.99
CiCi Melt
Only Lucille's closest friends knew that she was sometimes called CiCi and by only one man, and when that special man came into the restaurant -- always late at night -- Lucille would make him a grilled cheese with melted American and monterey jack cheeses, bacon and tomato on grilled white bread
$8.99
Turkey Sandwich
Oven roasted turkey on wheat toast with lettuce, tomato and pesto mayonnaise
$9.99
Buffalo Chicken Sandwich
Breaded chicken tossed in buffalo sauce and topped with bleu cheese dressing on a roll with lettuce and tomato
$8.99
Pulled Pork Sandwich
Seasoned, slow‏ - cooked pulled pork piled high on a soft bun with barbeque sauce on the side
$10.99
Crab Cake Sandwich
Seared crab cake on a toasted bun with lettuce, tomatoes and homemade remoulade sauce on the side
$8.99
Classic BLT Sandwich
White toast,‏ applewood bacon, lettuce, tomatoes and pesto mayonnaise
$9.49
Tuna Salad Sandwich
With lettuce and tomato on wheat toast
LUCILLE'S SPECIALTIES‏
$16.99
Marinated Skirt Steak
8 Ounce marinated skirt steak grilled to perfection and topped with a homemade chimichurri sauce and served with rice pilaf and mixed vegetables
$15.99
Grilled Twin Pork Chops
Brown sugar and coriander - marinated chops served with homemade applesauce and mashed potatoes
$13.99
Half Roast Chicken
Served with mashed potatoes and a choice of vegetable try it BBQ style
$15.99
Smothered Chicken Breast Platter
Grilled chicken breast smothered in sauteed onions, mushrooms, cheddar cheese and monterey jack cheese with rice pilaf and green beans
$16.99
Macadamia Crusted Chicken
Breaded chicken scaloppini flash fried and oven roasted with a tropical citrus beurre blanc and macadamia nut crust served with mashed potatoes and broccoli
$16.99
Grilled Mahi Mahi
10 Ounces, served with rice pilaf and a choice of vegetable try it blackened
$15.99
Pulled Pork Platter
Slow cooked, seasoned pulled pork piled high and served with mashed potatoes, coleslaw and barbeque sauce on the side
Full rack $18.99
Half rack $14.99
BBQ Baby Back Ribs
There was a time when you could not buy store-bought barbeque sauce, the very idea that barbeque would someday come in a plastic bottle is something Lucille would never have appreciated, we still make our ribs the way Lucille learned from mrs. piot, who once came to visit and left this recipe behind, along with a lot of love for good cooking, served with French fries and coleslaw
$13.99
New England Fried Clam Scatter
Fresh breaded Atlantic surf clams flash fried and served over crispy fries with a tartar sauce and homemade coleslaw
$15.99
Island Style Coconut Shrimp
Eight lightly hand-breaded shrimp flash-fried and served with a Mandarin orange and horseradish sauce, served with rice and vegetables
BLUE PLATE SPECIALS
Lunch served 11:00am-4:00pm daily
$9.99
Monday: Baja California Fish Tacos
Three flour tortillas with cajun seared snapper, diced tomatoes, mojo slaw and chipotle aioli served with tortilla chips and chipotle salsa
$8.99
Tuesday: Open Face Roast Turkey Sandwich
With mashed potatoes, stuffing, cranberry sauce and homemade gravy
$9.99
Wednesday: Chipotle Chicken Philly Sandwich
Sliced chicken breast with melted Monterey Jack cheese, chipotle aioli, sautéed onions and mushrooms on a hoagie with homemade potato chips
$9.99
Thursday: Malibu Chunky Chicken Salad
Diced chicken breast with celery, seedless red grapes and apples in honey dijon, over mixed greens, tomatoes, cucumbers and croutons
$9.99
Friday: The Mirabella Meatloaf Meltdown
Two slices of homemade meatloaf pan roasted and topped with sauteed onions and homemade barbecue sauce, served on a hoagie roll with herb aioli then topped with a crispy onion ring, served with homemade potato chips
$9.99
Saturday: Jerk Pork Panini
Slow roasted pulled pork with Caribbean jerk seasonings, herb aioli, sauteed onions and Jack cheese on a grilled panini served with homemade potato chips
Sunday: Sunday Brunch
See our full brunch menu!
Dinner available after 5:00pm daily
$15.99
Monday: Braised Yankee Pot Roast
Slow cooked‏ tender roast with celery, onions and carrots in gravy made from the pan drippings, served with mashed potatoes (just like grandma used to make)
ICE CREAM & MORE‏
One scoop $1.99
Two scoops $2.99
Three scoops $3.99
Just Ice Cream
Vanilla, chocolate or strawberry
$3.99
Vanilla
Chocolate
Strawberry
Chocolate
Caramel
Strawberry
Marshmallow
Classic Ice Cream Sundaes
Your choice of 2 big scoops of ice cream and sauce served with whipped cream, walnuts and maraschino cherry
$3.99
Reese's Peanut Butter Cup Sundae
Chocolate and vanilla ice cream, peanut butter sauce, hot fudge, chopped reese's cups, whipped cream and a cherry
$3.99
Oreo Cookie Sundae
Vanilla ice cream, hot fudge, crushed oreos, whipped cream and a cherry
$4.99
Classic Banana Split
Vanilla, strawberry and chocolate ice cream over a fresh banana, topped with strawberries, chocolate sauce, marshmallow sauce, whipped cream, chopped nuts and a cherry
$11.99
Lucille's Dessert Sampler
Lucille's famous bread pudding with bourbon sauce, homemade triple chocolate brownie with chocolate sauce, turtle cheesecake with homemade caramel sauce wedged between two scoops of Edy's vanilla ice cream with powdered sugar
BOTTLED BEER
$4.99
Amstel Light, Holland
$4.99
Beck's, Germany
$4.99
Corona, Mexico
$4.99
Heinken, Holland
$4.99
Sierra Nevada Pale Ale, USA
$4.99
Sam Adams Lager, USA
$3.99
Budweiser, USA
$3.99
Bud Light, USA
$3.99
Miller Lite, USA
$3.99
Coors Light, USA
About
Lucille's American Cafe is a 1940s- style upscale diner that captures the "luncheonette" feel of that era's most popular eateries, but seasons it with a dash of 21st-Century finesse. It is conceived as a comfortable neighborhood respite from the home kitchen. Homemade food, served in a stylish but casual atmosphere, with large portions and value pricing make it particularly attractive to families with children as well as couples and singles. Take-out and delivery service, as well as catering, are available and just a phone call away.Old-fashioned oscillating fans are hung on the walls over the dining room. Liberal use of dark wood, ceramic tile, chrome, leatherette, fabric, mirrors, bullet-
PRICE RANGE
$8 - $24
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
CUISINES
American
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Delivery, Seating, Highchairs Available
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The restaurant seem to serve typical American fare, with Throwbacks to the "sock hop" days of the mid-50s. Food was good, I ordered the pear salad and my wife had a chicken sandwich. I believe I enjoyed my salad more than my wife enjoyed her...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank EnoEsool
Reviewed yesterday

Our group of six had dinner here prior to a concert at the BB&T center. The menu is surprising for variety and there are daily specials. We enjoyed the fried chicken, chicken pot pie, and turkey dinners along with beer and wine. Listening to "oldies"...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank WO B
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great food. Variety of choices. Excellent staff. They did a great job accommodating a large group of gymnasts and family. Very organized to keep checks separate per family and the food came out perfectly organized per check.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank frenchie151
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great American comfort food. Like great diner food. They have daily specials and great deserts. Take out is also a good option and very efficient.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank AirbornePilot
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are staying in the area a came upon the place. It is outstanding that we came back the next night. The place is 60ish with 60s music playing, service is good, and wonderful food. They have daily Blue Plate specials. I can highly recommend...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank rossr952
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A narrow restaurant located in a strip mall, Lucille's is a busy place! Homemade soups and entrees keep the snow birds and locals going there. The Chicken Pot Pie was big and full of white meat chicken and vegetables. This is truly homemade. Salads are...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Lee P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Back a year later on vacation and still the very best in flavor and service. She had a turkey dinner which was totally awesome (I shared some of the turkey and it was plump and very tasty). I had the Friday special Meatloaf Sandwich. It...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Jerry B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I honestly don’t think I’ve ever had better service than we had here. The food was really good. But the service was above and beyond anything you normally would expect. I love this place!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank rossmac88
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We’ve been to Lucille’s several times since we moved to Weston. It is a cute 50’s style diner with all day breakfasts and southern favorites. Reasonably priced too.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Adam M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good old fashion food meat loaf,ribs, Plus turkey and black bean burgers. Prompt service very friendly. Food good temperature and great oldies music. Looks like 50’s diner.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Maureen C
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You CAN call ahead, but reservations are not necessary and the wait is usually 15-20 for dinner any given night.
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