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Lucille's Smokehouse BBQ

1639 E Imperial Hwy, Brea, CA 92821-5809
+1 714-990-4944
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“ribs” (40 reviews)
“smoked meat” (6 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. Hours
American, Bar, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
1639 E Imperial Hwy, Brea, CA 92821-5809
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited with friends and had made a table reservation in advance, which for the weekend is very highly recommended to avoid waiting. We were seated quite quickly within 5 minutes. Car parking is usually no problem in the adjacent car park. The menu choices...More

Thank TJeerddejong
Reviewed 2 February 2018 via mobile

Ate here this week. The food was tasty, service was great and the prices were reasonable for 24 hr smoked food. We had a good meal here last night. Lots of variety of meats, a terrific selection of sides including watermelon slices and fresh corn...More

Thank Lynda S
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

Been here 3 times. Each visit has been great. Stafc is always friendly and helpful and they are patient with explaining the menu and coming by every few minutes to check up and ask for refills or anything else. Food is good. I have eaten...More

Thank maria H
Reviewed 12 January 2018

Big Smokestack Sandwich and Big TriTip Sandwich. I had beans with mine. Angie had Potato Salad. We shared an order of Spice Shrimp Corn Fritters. We took have of our order home. Too much food and all darn excellent. The tri tip sandwich starring their...More

Thank david r
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

We ate at Lucille's for the birthday of our son-in-law. As always the service was very good and the food was excellent. I had a sandwich with brisket and a hot link...excellent. I recommend it. Others had the pulled pork, tri tip, baby back ribs,...More

Thank Ronald W
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Our daughter's birthday was on Sunday of Labor Day weekend and we had to change our picnic idea due to the extreme heat. We could have gone to a closer location in West Covina but their parking is terrible and because it's in a mall...More

Thank FlashbackFour
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

We went with the family, did not have a reservation but for a Tuesday night we did not see a need to reserve. We waited just a few minutes and our table was ready. It was cold in the main dining area, we asked for...More

Thank TJeerddejong
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Not terribly hungry, before movie lunch, we split a combo plate. Along with the 2 biscuits with honey butter, this was more than enough. St Louis Ribs, and Tri Tip... The Ribs were overall good, but a little tough and dry along the edges. Iced...More

Thank Iashutterbug
Reviewed 7 July 2017

We have been coming here for years, and have yet to be disappointed. It is usually quite busy, and for good reason. The tri tip sandwich is excellent. One of our party is a vegetarian and she loved the garden burger.

Thank Kirk F
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Cant believe I let myself be talked into eating here again... Slow service, Tough meats & high prices. Not much has changed her in last 10 yrs

Thank Christopher W
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30 May 2016|
Response from flyingrohit | Reviewed this property |
They do have take out but you should call in advance for your order because it does take some time to cook. Hope you enjoy it !
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1639 E Imperial Hwy, Brea, CA 92821-5809
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Brea
  • Phone Number: +1 714-990-4944
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