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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 good26%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“mutton” (182 reviews)
“pork” (58 reviews)
“banana pudding” (35 reviews)
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American, Barbecue, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
2840 W Parrish Ave., Owensboro, KY 42301
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent buffet, great selection best mac and cheese anywhere. Salad bar, veggies, mutton,homemade deserts. Makes me hungry just thinking about it.

Thank Pam910
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Don't pass up the buffet. You may find Bar-B-Q just as good but hard pressed to fine a better buffet.

Thank Maury S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love the food here. The ribs are really good. I think the best time to go to the buffet is on Sunday myself, as they have a good selection that day (keep in mind that the restaurant will most likely be packed, as lots of...More

Thank Blue_Samurai8
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Drove in from my son's place in Evansville because a customer at the winery raved about it It did not disappoint . Loved the food and the wait staff was amazing​ Look forward to the next visit

Thank Kevin B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After a less than satisfactory visit the last time, I decided to stop by for dinner again since I've had many a good meals here and didn't want to end my visits here with a disappointing meal. I arrived around 5:15pm on a Tuesday evening,...More

Thank RonH43026
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic selection of bbq meats and delicious sides and dessers. Very nice staff.eveything was clean.

Thank Julie S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Traveling to Owensboro to visit my mother-in-law's home town isn't complete without a visit to the Moonlite. Three of four of us had the buffet and the other had a burger which he practically inhaled. Buffet is standard southern fare. BBQ pork, beef and mutton...More

Thank Sheryl H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived around 130pm so they still had the lunch buffet up. It was only $11.59 each and had pretty much everything you needed. Included Chicken, Beef, Fish, Shrimp, and Mutton. It also came with all the trimming like many different vegtables, mashed potatoes, desserts,...More

Thank bobo1Ky
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Moonlight is famous for its BBQ Mutton. Ever the adventurers, we had to try it. And we did. Our experience was positive although we found mutton to be a bit more "chewy" that BBQ pork or BBQ beef. Moonlight's mutton was cooked beautifully, presented well,...More

Thank VAD859
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped by recently while traveling for work. I stopped based on the Best of reviews from Kentucky Monthly and Kentucky Living magazines. I opted for the dinner buffet which had a nice array of BBQ meats and even turkey for those who are not BBQ...More

Thank Lori U
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$18
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, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:30 PM
9:00 AM - 9:30 PM
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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