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Lucille's Barbecue ??


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Lucille's Barbecue ??

Midlife | | Mar 13, 2007 06:37 PM

So I keep hearing about a new Lucille's that opened in Lake Forest (OC) and how it's so jammed you need to go outside of main meal hours to avoid the long wait. I checked the online menu and the BBQ entrees are pretty much all well over $20, so this is into the area of serious pricing I think. Worth it?

Is this Outback/Claim Jumper-style food or better? I mean, does Lucille's get anywhere near close to the kind of BBQ that is continually recommended on this board at small places around LA? Where would Lucille's rank if none of those small places existed?

I should probably include that I really do like the beef ribs at Claim Jumper, though I think their pork ribs are not so special, nor are they great at Outback. I DO like the ribs at Dr. Hogley Wogley's; and (at the other end of the SoCal universe) at Rick's Secret Spot in San Clemente.

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