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Moonlite Bar-B-Que Inn

2840 W Parrish Ave, Owensboro, KY 42301-3312
(270) 684-8143
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Ranked #11 of 128 Restaurants in Owensboro
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Thu 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 9:00 am - 9:30 pm
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Buffet, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Buffet, Late Night, Dessert
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  • English first
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English first
Bowling Green, Kentucky
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Been eating here for years, and it's been excellent from day one. Just go, get the buffet, and enjoy. Mutton is my favorite. All the sides like green beans, mac & cheese, and mashed potatoes are excellent. Really can't go wrong with anything.

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Okay, Owensboro, KY is not in the mainstream of most travel destinations, however I was there on business for several extended trips. I found the Moonlite to have some of the best and most diversified BBQ selections, especially the relatively unknown "mutton", something I had never thought about before. What a pleasant surprise, the meat was tender, moist and flavorful... More 

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Owensboro, Kentucky
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Absolutely something for everyone, but especially their wonderful bar-b-que. I really love their banana salad

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Owensboro, Kentucky
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Not the best BBQ in Owensboro. Has a buffet with good side items. The buffet BBQ meats are fair at best but side items are good. You should never leave hungry there is something you will find that you like. If you are a visitor to Owensboro do not miss place, many celebrities have dined here. But for the best... More 

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Russellville, United States
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

The food was great. We love the buffet, everything was fresh, hot, and there was plenty of food to choose from.

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Owensboro
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

First the good news... it is an all you can eat barbecue buffet (which might also be bad news if you have low will power to resist). The food is good and plentiful and includes a wide range of "typical southern" barbecue and "go-with-its": chicken, ribs, brisket, pulled pork, and mutton. There is also a salad bar for those that... More 

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

We have family in Owensboro that we love to visit, but that visit is not complete with out at least 2 stops here! One for the dinner buffet and then breakfast buffet....and we always take to go orders back to Indy!!!

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Corbin, Kentucky
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

We had heard from several of our friends to go check out Moonlite BBQ when we were on our trip to Owensboro, Ky. Well....It definitely lived up to the hype!! Our server, Marista, (hope that's right) was fantastic and was very helpful. I definitely recommend that you go and eat this great buffet style restaurant!! We enjoyed it, and hope... More 

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Top Contributor
98 reviews 98 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We came into town from Clarksville TN and visited this place ( for the second time in my life) after a church meeting on Saturday night . Anybody saying this place is terrible is clearly just DISHONEST! Granted, the breaded shrimp are a joke ( tasteless and doughy ) as if they are baked. And I had been there before... More 

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Indiana, United States
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125 reviews 125 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

My wife had heard some great things about this place from people at work, so we decided to make the 2 hour drive down to try it. We arrived on a Saturday night around 6:30 and it was busy there. We walked in and a woman asked how many and told another girl to seat us, the other girl walked... More 

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Additional Information about Moonlite Bar-B-Que Inn

Address: 2840 W Parrish Ave, Owensboro, KY 42301-3312
Phone Number: (270) 684-8143
Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Owensboro
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 9:30 pm

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