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New Moon Cafe

Barbecue, Mexican
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524 Montauk Hwy, East Quogue, NY 11942-3940
+1 631-653-4042
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5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Sat - Sun 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations
Description: New Moon Cafe in East Quogue, NY is home of Ol' Tex's famous barbecue...
New Moon Cafe in East Quogue, NY is home of Ol' Tex's famous barbecue & lone star Mexican cookin' and Shana's fabulous handmade desserts! Real southern homemade food is our specialty. If we don't make it right here at the New Moon Cafe, we don't serve it, right down to the barbecue sauce! From fajitas to brisket, we've got what you're craving. Don't forget to save room for dessert!
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great Food, Great Atmosphere

This family friendly restaurant and bar is full of not only awesome Tex- Mex style food but great staff. From walking in and being greeted by the owners, Shana and Ron, to the attentive bartenders and wait staff, New Moon Café has great customer service that creates a comfortable vibe throughout... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 2, 2015
Catherine D
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Baldwin, New York
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21 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Baldwin, New York
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

This family friendly restaurant and bar is full of not only awesome Tex- Mex style food but great staff. From walking in and being greeted by the owners, Shana and Ron, to the attentive bartenders and wait staff, New Moon Café has great customer service that creates a comfortable vibe throughout the whole place. The food speaks for itself. My... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

This was actually the first restaurant my family went to when we moved here 20 years ago. I've been coming here with friends and family since I was a little kid and it's always been our go-to comfort food (being that I am a Mac and cheese critic, I must say theirs is quite tasty). Now I stop by with... More 

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Ron C, Owner at New Moon Cafe, responded to this review

So cool that we were the first place you came to back in the early 90s. We're lucky to have you as a regular, Kate! See you next Tuesday? Happy New Year, Shana and Ron More 

Riverhead, New York
Top Contributor
74 reviews 74 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

My husband and I went for dinner on a Friday evening. We both had the flounder filet special. I had my fish blackened and my husband had his broiled. It was very tasty. It came with a mixed vegetable medley and a choice of potato. I thought for $25. that a salad should have been included as well. It was... More 

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Ron C, Owner at New Moon Cafe, responded to this review

Very glad you enjoyed your first visit last month! If you're looking to tighten the bill a bit, we do have our prix fixe Tex-Mex special every night -- $25 includes two entrees and an appetizer. There are some great affordable daily specials as well, such as $2 Taco Tuesdays and $5 burgers on Wednesdays. Thanks for your feedback, and... More 

Hampton Bays, New York
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

My husband and I have eaten here many times. It's one of our favorites. The food is always good - fresh, homemade. The staff is friendly and if you're lucky, the owner, Ron (Old Tex) will have a chat with you. By the time you leave, you will feel like you've been hanging out with friends and family, eating a... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Ron C, Owner at New Moon Cafe, responded to this review

What an incredible review to get to read on this Monday afternoon! Thanks for being so thoughtful, Carolyn. You are family. Until next time, Shana and Ron More 

Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

I went here with my family for dinner many times. Every time I go. I get a cheeseburger. It is good but the waiters are mean. I would go back but it wouldn't be my first choice to eat.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Ron C, Owner at New Moon Cafe, responded to this review

You can imagine how disappointed we are to read this! We take service really seriously around here. Thanks for speaking up so we can address it with the team. All the best, Shana and Ron More 

1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

I came in and did a take out. I had a few beers and do not remember the bartenders name, nice friendly girl. I got to introduce myself to Ron himself. I will be back in. Few weeks. Oh the food was great. Great time!! Chris from Westhampton

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Ron C, Owner at New Moon Cafe, responded to this review

It was nice chatting with you, Chris! Glad to hear the takeout was a hit. We'll look forward to seeing you again in a couple weeks for some more! Until then, Shana and Ron More 

Eastport
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

I won't go back to a restaurant that does not have yummy food for both me AND my children. This place has both. And the prices are reasonable. The staff was very friendly and kind to myself AND my children. I highly recommend. We've been here before and are sure to return.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Ron C, Owner at New Moon Cafe, responded to this review

Lovin' the stamp of approval from two generations. This is such a lovely review -- hope to see you back this summer! Until next time, Shana and Ron More 

New York City, New York
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

Food couldn't be more mediocre. Family of staff is not that friendly. Unfortunately, It's one of the only places to eat right there in the small town. I would never come back if I had any better options nearby.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Ron C, Owner at New Moon Cafe, responded to this review

It's disappointing to know that we've fallen short of your expectations in the past, Elizabeth. We want you to come back because you're excited to get your fill, not because you feel like you don't have any other options around here. Our goal is to serve you awesome food and make you feel as well taken care of as possible... More 

Westhampton, New York
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

Great food, reasonable prices, unbelievable service. Went with large party of 12 and service and food was incredible prices were reasonable. Lived on east end for 12 years and passed by many times and always busy. We went off season for first time to give it a try and were pleasantly surprised will be back

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Ron C, Owner at New Moon Cafe, responded to this review

It was our pleasure to finally have you in this past November! You'll have to check us out this summer, too. Looking forward to having you all back again! All the best, Shana and Ron More 

New York City, New York
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

This is one of our go-to places. Wonderful mexican fare, good drinks, comfy and fun, great for large groups also.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Ron C, Owner at New Moon Cafe, responded to this review

Appreciate the shout out last summer! We love being one of your go-to places, and we can't wait to see you back this season for more of your favorites. Until next time, Shana and Ron More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 524 Montauk Hwy, East Quogue, NY 11942-3940
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Hamptons  >  East Quogue
  • Phone Number: +1 631-653-4042

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue, Mexican

Description

New Moon Cafe in East Quogue, NY is home of Ol' Tex's famous barbecue & lone star Mexican cookin' and Shana's fabulous handmade desserts! Real southern homemade food is our specialty. If we don't make it right here at the New Moon Cafe, we don't serve it, right down to the barbecue sauce! From fajitas to brisket, we've got what you're craving. Don't forget to save room for dessert!
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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