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Lucille's Smokehouse BBQ, Temecula, California

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Temecula Promenade Mall, Temecula, CA
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Southern California
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103 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Whenever we walk out of here it is a least $100 for a family of four. However we are all full and happy with our meal. Our family loves to come here for special occasions. Our favorite is the appetizer platter!

Thank Mommy2mygirlies
Corona, California, USA
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32 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

Had there pork loin ribs, smoke chicken and beef brisket, at my son's home for Christmas dinner. I have had a lot brisket from many trip in and out of Texas on business. Visit many quality places servering this fair. I have to say they all claim good brisket, ribs and chicken; however Lucille truly has fall "off bone tender"... More 

Thank O2450AWMarkS
Chanhassen, Minnesota
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317 reviews
215 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

Brittany, our server, was wonderful. The pulled pork in the sandwiches was excellent. That's it for the positives. The remainder is why this is only a 3-star and not my usual 4+. We were here for a Saturday lunch. There was no lunch menu, nor a lunch section on the full menu. We weren't really in the mood for a... More 

Thank Sid R
Temecula, California
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

We ordered the pork rib tips marinated in our original BBQ sauce. It was delicious food. Two people in our party were glutten free and were able to eat off the menu with no problems. The service was very slow, and food was expensive. Nice atmosphere and in the heart of Temecula.

Thank Diane T
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35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

Was told about this place by my brother, so we decided to stop by one our way home from our weekend getaway at Palm Springs. The barbeque was really good and had a good selection of sauce. Will definitely eat here again.

Thank Jerome R
Temecula, California
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62 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

We are soon to be moving to Temecula and discovered this place by accident. What a happy discovery as we enjoy good BBQ. They started out with complimentary biscuits and apple butter which was really good. We didn't want too much food so I ordered the baked potato stuffed with BBQ pork. There was sour cream on the side and... More 

Thank madmac
Las Vegas
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43 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

I am disappointed to write a review that is so negative for Lucille's Smokehouse. We expected great food for the price. Very little chicken in my wife's Chicken Salad even though she said it was fine. However, the Baby Back ribs were not fine. Even with sauce, the limited meat on these bones was dry and leathery. When the bones... More 

Beijing, China
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1,335 reviews
356 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 674 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

We had a hundred dollar gift certificate for Lucille’s and we took our dear friends to eat with us. I am not health conscience even though I should be. My friends are and they recommended we share a plate as the portions would be filling. Each couple then shared a plate. We shared the full rack of ribs and our... More 

Thank Daniel A
Carlsbad, California
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016

The personnel here are very friendly and go out of their way to assist. The food was hot upon arrival and large proportions. Seems to be a bit expensive thou.

Thank Randy R
New York City, New York
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106 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016

Been there several times and had the Cajun Blacken Chicken sandwich and New Orleans style chicken. I would highly recommend them both. You will also not leave hungry unless as they give you plenty of food

Thank Steelerfaned

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Temecula Promenade Mall, Temecula, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Temecula

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?