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Lucille's Smokehouse BBQ

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2550 Park Ave, The District at Tustin Legacy, Tustin, CA 92782-2712
+1 714-259-1227
11:00 - 23:00
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Tustin, California
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

BBQ as it should be done. Moist tender chicken, great ribs tasty sides. All with that Smokey flavor you're looking for. Fun, lively atmosphere. Bring your wallet, good BBQ is not cheap.

Thank bmurray573
Anaheim, California
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

We had the opportunity to visit Lucille's recently for lunch and as usual were quite pleased! They have a tremendous variety of menu choices. The BBQ is one of the better we've enjoyed. Special mention on their biscuit bread with honey butter! Love that! Macaroni and cheese side dish also pretty flavorful and large ribs are always great! Good dinner... More 

Thank daveactor
Rexburg, Idaho
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

My fiance and I came here for a special dinner in February. We were very impressed with the wings; they melted right off the bone! For the main course we ordered the BBQ baby back ribs with garlic mashed potatoes and BBQ beans. We loved everything and thought the portions were appropriate for sharing. The server and hostess were both... More 

Thank jjopmcgonigal
Irvine, California
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120 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

This was my second week in a row for a family function here. My beans were not cook done enough for my liking and this time there were few peanuts in the salad. However, the kids seem to love it. The food is less fat than "Famous Dave's" and just more fun for young adults .

Thank James S
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Beef ribs, Bbq chicken and sausages were delicious...they were savory and so tender. The corn was buttery. The homemade biscuits was so yummy. The mashed potatoes was good but a bit dense. Overall it was a great feast :-)

Thank Caroline F
Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
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74 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

After a disappointing beginning of the evening at another establishment, my friend and I saw Lucille's. He's never eaten there before. We ate and drank at the bar, he had a flame burger with a side of beans and I had the three piece beef ribs with Cole slaw and veggies. I can't comment on the burger, but my ribs... More 

Thank Leo L
Santa Ana
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Lucille's used to be the great Long Beach based chain Hof's Hut. They now have several locations, most of which are usually crowded. The food is terrific, and there is usually a line waiting to get in (any location). This particular location in the District of the Tustin Legacy) is one of the largest. A such, it is also one... More 

Thank Tammy C
Woodland Park, Colorado
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46 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

We were intrigued by the outside and little did we know we were entering the wonderland of BBQ! The tri-tip was melt in your mouth...the chicken was moist and tender....the shrimp delicious.....and OH my the biscuits heavenly!! So.Cal isn't my best place but it would be worth a trip back again just to eat at Lucille's

Thank Grammy J
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

It's always crowded, and there is usually a wait any night of the week. The meats are...inconsistent. Sometimes really good, sometimes dry and sometimes just ok. In fairness to them, the waitress noted that I hadn't eaten my pulled pork (it was super dry, no amount bbq slather on top could fix it) and took it off my bill. So... More 

Thank Jennifer F
Newport Beach, CA
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233 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

We have been here before and things have been good albeit predictable for BBQ restaurant in a city. This is a small CA chain. Sauce and meat is good, sauce really good. Ample portions and lots of sides. The kitchen was very slow on our visit and they crammed everyone in one room with screaming kids. Good fine, service a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$25
American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
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: 2550 Park Ave, The District at Tustin Legacy, Tustin, CA 92782-2712
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Tustin
  • Phone Number: +1 714-259-1227

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?