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Lucille's Smokehouse Bar-B-Que

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40748 Winchester Rd, Temecula, CA 92591-5524
+1 951-719-7427
11:00 - 22:00
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Western Hemisphere
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232 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Lucille's Smokehouse BBQ could have been a contender, but when one of the servers suggested to one in our party their Carolina Stuffed Baked Potato & Salad, $10.99 with the Brisket imbedded on a loaded baked potato, and that also came with a potpourri of one of the most distasteful plates I never knew could exist on a fairly successful... More 

Thank Luke17
Laguna Beach, California
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288 reviews
187 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Went last night, expecting great Lucille's ribs, unfortunately the Temecula location is not to par. Usually we sit st the bar or bar area when busy, they have a tiny bar, less than 20 seats and they have turned the bar tables into reserved seats that no one gets. To make matters worse there is another kitchen style counter and... More 

Thank OC-RaiderFan
Rebekah G, Guest Relations Manager at Lucille's Smokehouse Bar-B-Que, responded to this review

Hi there, thanks for your feedback. We are really sorry to hear about your recent experience with us. Please email us at guestconcerns@lucillesbbq.com and we will be in touch soon. Thanks! More 

Palm Springs, California
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2016

First of all----we love Bar-be-que and have tried it in many cities--often disappointed with the results. On our wine tasting trip to Temecula, we drove past Lucille's and our first thought was--too big--chain restaurant---mass produced barbecue!! But we were so wrong... Lucille's is a lovely large restaurant with a big dining room and fun spacious New Orlean's Sports bar, which... More 

Thank namastesantarosa
Temecula, California
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101 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

Are you typically paying $5 dollars for a lemonade? How about for an Arnold Palmer? You will if you go to Lucille's. My wife had a BBQ chicken salad and I had a turkey burger. We paid $40 dollars for lunch. Plus a tip on top of that. I don't usually pay much attention to lunch prices but $40 dollars... More 

Thank davidwladue
So. California
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185 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 July 2016

I hadn't been to a Lucille's in several years, but was in the mood for bbq so we tried it. This place is always busy so they must be doing something right. The brisket was tender and flavorful. Service was very good and the waiter made some suggestions.

Thank captaingr
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184 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 April 2016

Great menu Lots of variety Our group ordered 9 different items all were great. The service was good and fast

Thank mmorgan87
Murrieta, California
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1,156 reviews
330 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 246 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 April 2016

We stopped by and had lunch here 04/28. Where to begin. The interior is done in a late 60's early 70's motif with carpeting on the floor. The carpeting was very dirty and stained. Even where there was tile under the tables the floors were dirty. The hostess seated us rapidly; waitress came and took our drink order right away.... More 

Thank SoCalOregonian
Rebekah G, Guest Relations Manager at Lucille's Smokehouse Bar-B-Que, responded to this review

Hi there, we are sorry to hear you didn't enjoy your experience with us. Please send us an email at guestconcerns@lucillesbbq.com and we will follow up soon. Thanks! More 

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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

There was a considerable wait as it was a Saturday evening, but they have a counter where there's zero wait should you desire to sit there. We sat there, the service was wonderful, the food was awesome and the waitress was super helpful. I'd eat here again in a heart beat.

Thank Laurel L
San Diego, California
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36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2016

Took some friends to Lucille's and it could not have gone any better. The food was great, the service was not rushed & friendly.

Thank Diana C
San Diego, California
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128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2016

Second time as good as the first time. One week ago passing through town on way back from Idyllwilld found Lucille's glad we did. Seated right away in the bar area great looking bar. It was early afternoon. I had the pulled pork sandwich with mac & cheese. There's not enough I can say, so good ! Also with a... More 

Thank WoHop132

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
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: 40748 Winchester Rd, Temecula, CA 92591-5524
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Temecula
  • Phone Number: +1 951-719-7427

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