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Moonlite Bar-B-Q Inn

2840 W Parrish Ave., Owensboro, KY 42301
+1 270-684-8143
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good27%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“mutton” (164 reviews)
“pork” (52 reviews)
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American, Barbecue, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
2840 W Parrish Ave., Owensboro, KY 42301
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My wife and I were in Owensboro recently, and we had a number of people suggest trying their signature mutton barbeque. I've been to both Moonlight and Old Hickory Pit (a long time ago), but we heard a lot of people recommend Moonlight for their...More

Thank appellatereview
Reviewed 3 days ago

This property is located on a busy road and has a huge parking lot located behind the building. We arrived quite early (4:00p.m) to avoid the anticipated crowd but still had to park some distance from the door. The place smelled really good and because...More

Thank Kathy B
Reviewed 1 week ago

I loved everything about this place. All of the side are super good. The barbecue is top notch. Kids eat free on Mondays!

Thank methane734
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had not been to Moonlite in several years so I was looking forward to seeing if it was as good as I remembered. It was!! The buffet is wonderful and full of delicious vegetables, meats , and salads. My mother was with me on...More

Thank RoamingRobyn1959
Reviewed 1 week ago

The bbq here is excellent. We had our son's rehearsal dinner here and the service was outstanding. I have been coming here for years and I am never disappointed. Sometimes the owners are not at that friendly but the take out staff is excellent. The...More

Thank Jean B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice Barbecue. The sides are the best around. And if you have kids. There is kids night on Mondays. 2 kids eat free per adult meal.

Thank Brushwood1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love this buffet it is 45 minutes away from me so I have to be in the mood to make the drive and after I eat and stuff myself its hard to make that drive back without being sleepy but it is worth it....More

Thank CDarrett
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The salad bar, rolls and corn bread were good, and my son loved the soup. My husband and son enjoyed the meats and sides, but I did not. I thought the meats were dry and the sides were funny tasting. The desserts weren't much better...More

Thank Kathy B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have been stopping by this place for years!! It is always great food, the bbq meats are spot on, the side dishes taste just like they were home cooked and the deserts are even better!!! The chopped mutton is my favorite, but the pork...More

Thank Bzears
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Whenever we are in the area this place is a must stop. Now if I can just get to where I can stop eating when I'm full that would help. Recommend the buffet don't even bother looking at menus.

Thank Kevyn S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 3 - USD 18
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Buffet
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 15:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:30
09:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2840 W Parrish Ave., Owensboro, KY 42301
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Owensboro
  • Phone Number: +1 270-684-8143
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