Lucille's Smokehouse BBQ

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Type: Bar, Eatery

4611 Chino Hills Pkwy
Chino Hills, California, 91709-5848
United States

(909) 597-1227 | map

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Added by FosterJM on 11-26-2011

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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

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3.83/5  rDev +0.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.25 | food: 4.25

Mention Lucille's to people in the Southland and they will likely respond with good barbecue. I'm a fan of Lucille's as well, and when I see one listed as a place to hit for beer, it's a culinary orgasm for me.

Easy to spot off the street and part of a huge shopping center, Lucille's is a large restaurant with the "Flying Pig Lounge" a designated area with a bar, and small area for live music. If you're looking for a beer and a small plate, this is what you want. With live Blues playing in a packed lounge, it added something extra to the air (and I'm usually not someone who likes live music while I eat and drink). Attentive service at the bar further complimented my experience.

Brea's location is often the one I eat at, however its beer list is pale to the Chino Hills locale. I was skeptical at first, but what do you know, a bona fide beer list worthy of its listing on BeerFly. 18 different tap beers, including 4 "house beers", Stone IPA, Racer 5, Sculpin, Hangar 24 Wheat, Boont Amber Ale. A baker's dozen in bottle, including Stone Levitation, Lagunitas IPA, Abita Purple Haze, Hangar 24 Alt. Keeping it honest, there are some macros too. Beer prices are fair, with 22 ounces of Stone IPA hitting $6.95 (dropping to $5.95 during Happy Hour!), however entrees are on the pricy side.

Food, a must at Lucille's. I arrived during the late night happy hour and saw smaller plates, including potato skins and rib tips. Both were very good, and being happy hour, was less expensive than going route of an entrée.

Great food and a decent beer selection for the beer geek, Lucille's has it.

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4.18/5  rDev +9.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

This Lucilles has been open for almost 2 years I think. Time to add it.

Atm- A big wide open space filled with eclectic southern LA bar with Mardi gras themes and some vibrant colors. The interior of the restaurant has a good open feel because of the layout of the booths and the smoker on the far left hand side. A couple other seating areas are outside and inside what people from the south would call a screen porch.

Quality- The beer quality as Lucilles is pretty good. A nice bit of a mix with some Sam Adams, Pyramid, New Belgium and Stone. The house brews are made by Bayhawk.

Service- A very good staff at Lucilles, Friendly, outgoing and trying to appease the customers any way the can. Open to suggestions for beers to carry and ways to serve.

Selection- The quality of the beers is on point with the selections. About 10 rotating handles and a few choices in bottles as well. 4 house labels from Bayhawk, with a Blonde, Hefe, Amber and Pale Ale. Stone had their IPA on tap with NB have Hoptopber and Pyrmaid having a handle with I believe Curveball and then Sam Adams plus the usual BMC.

Food- Their food is excellent. The Tri-tip and Pasilla chili sandwhich is awesome with a light crisp lager to wash it down.

Value= It's reasonable at happy hour and if you go big for dinner it can reach the $$$ level. A good restaurant for a change of pace if pizza at BJ's across the parking lot isnt for you.

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Lucille's Smokehouse BBQ in Chino Hills, CA
Place rating: 3.81 out of 5 with 4 ratings
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