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Lucille's Smokehouse BBQ

23760 El Toro Rd, Lake Forest, CA 92630-4711
+1 949-581-7427
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good36%
  • Average16%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“tri tip” (22 reviews)
“ribs” (44 reviews)
“pulled pork” (15 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 10:00 pm Hours
American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
23760 El Toro Rd, Lake Forest, CA 92630-4711
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had Happy Hour Drinks and appetizers at this establishment. Food was adequate but drinks priced higher on bill than Happy hour menu. When this was called to server's attention, we noticed a discussion ensued with bartender and manager. Instead of simply correcting the error as...More

Thank lindapeter
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I enjoy the food here and I recommend getting your gift cards from costco first. Save 20%! Food here overall is very excellent. I love that you can bring your dog to their outdoor dining. Nice touch and they have meals for dogs too. I...More

Thank bobN6078XO
Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

We had a great lunch as always. We like the looks of the place, very clean and uptodate. The BBQ was great as were the sides and beverages. The best thing about the meal today was the service provided by Julian who smiled, bought everything...More

Thank xxtrasafe
Reviewed 16 April 2018

We visit here yearly and always enjoy. This year our food was just ok. I guess being from Texas it can be hard to please us. It does seem a bit pricey

Thank perrjojo
Reviewed 14 March 2018

we went early on a Sunday, it was half empty.. Not enough staff.. we waited over 45 minutes just to get seated and a menu..We ordered and waited another 45 minutes till we were served..The Strawberry lemonade is frozen and what we got wasn't diluted...More

Thank buymytires
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Sweet Sugar Moses them ribs are good! These ribs are slow and low then go, go, go! Start to finish couldn't get enough of these heavenly St. Louis Style Baby Back lovelies, don't think, just stop and dig in! This place is huge which keeps...More

Thank Dany Z
Reviewed 6 March 2018

We love Lucille's! We have had many of their varied offerings, but their burgers, salads, fries and onion rings are our favorites. There burgers are HUGE, delicious and can easily be split for two. Their fries are hot, thin and have just the right amount...More

Thank OCMozzie
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Good sized portions. Ordered a combo plate for two of us, plus a side Ceasar salad and it was plenty, but we aren't huge eaters. Salad was great, pulled pork and tri-tip were tasty and onion rings were amazing! Beans had good flavor but a...More

Thank Megslc
Reviewed 5 March 2018

If you like sweet sauces on dry ribs you may want to stop in and catch the aroma of this family-style restaurant. But if you want a variety, including a range of steaks, you may want to look at the brisket and other selections.

Thank JosephVSiry
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

Nice change up from California Cusine. Great Ribs! If you come early make certain you don’t get yesterday’ s left overs. .

Thank Bud K
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Questions & Answers
Ronald Anthony F
24 February 2017|
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Response from Rebekah G | Property representative |
Hello Ronald, I apologize for the late response but yes we do have Gumbo on our menu. We offer it on our Lunch Specials as well as for dinner. We've brought it back on our menu about a year ago. We look forward to serving... More
29 July 2016|
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Response from 61aprilh | Reviewed this property |
The typical. Carrots, broccoli, squash was what they served us. Nothing remarkable.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23760 El Toro Rd, Lake Forest, CA 92630-4711
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Lake Forest
  • Phone Number: +1 949-581-7427
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