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Tom's Blue Moon BBQ

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711 Park Avenue, Lebanon, TN 37087
(615) 444-7920
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6:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tue - Thu 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Never disappointed - Good Q

Right across from the ag center where I come to carve for a week each year. I have eaten here four years in a row. Like all BBQ pricey, but hot and fresh, fast service. I saw someone say it was stored in foil, well, yeah, it keeps it from drying out, several sauces to fit your fancy. I haven't... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 weeks ago
eric k
Winnsboro, South Carolina
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Lebanon, Tennessee
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Maybe the best smoked chicken you'll ever eat, but thought of for their barbecues. Tasty group of sides to choose from including a casserole. Rarely crowded and a good spot for groups since you can easily combine tables. Good place to chat. Sweet tomato based barbecue sauce, but it is their only choice. Banana pudding is their only dessert. One... More 

Thank RobofTN
Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania
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120 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We found this place on groupon while heading to Nashville for 2013 New years and plan on coming back on our next trip through. We have traveled through many states and they had the best brisket we ever had by far. This is a stop you need to make.

Thank Chris K
Winnsboro, South Carolina
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Right across from the ag center where I come to carve for a week each year. I have eaten here four years in a row. Like all BBQ pricey, but hot and fresh, fast service. I saw someone say it was stored in foil, well, yeah, it keeps it from drying out, several sauces to fit your fancy. I haven't... More 

Thank eric k
Nashville, Tennessee
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263 reviews
209 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

Although I arrived at Tom's just a few minutes past 11:00am, there was surprisingly only one other table of customers inside. I realize this might be a tad early for some folks, but I assume they don't just open up at 10:30am for the fun of it. Customers or not, Tom's has a lively and inviting atmosphere. The prospect of... More 

Thank TheBarbecueFiend
Nashville, Tennessee
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

My husband and I tried all the meat here and several veggies. The meat is not fresh out of a smoker. It is stored it foil in warming drawers. Very disappointing. Takes away from quality. The staff was friendly. Wouldn't return. There are too may good BBQ options in TN.

Thank never2many
Pittsburgh, PA
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135 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015

Trip advisor reviews come through for me again. Visited this BBQ joint recently. Man it was worth the visit. All your BBQ favorites. All looked yummy. I got the Beef Brisket plater. Brisket was so good. Tender and tasteful. Several sauces to choose from. Side were very tasty. I had the Mac and cheese and the beans. What flavoring. The... More 

1 Thank zebrasky
Lebanon, Tennessee
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41 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Near the fairgrounds and just off I-40, this little barbecue spot has the very best brisket I have ever had. Super flavorful and moist. Huge selection of sides. Good barbecue also.

1 Thank phillandkim
Akron, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

I saw an ad for the Blue Moon in our hotel and the wife wanted ribs, a match made in Lebanon. All the food is smoked daily in house and everything looked good. My wife was more than pleased. Thanks Blue Moon.

2 Thank Randy G
Severn, Maryland
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150 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

We decided to get off the highway on our drive across TN, and stopped at Blue Moon BBQ on a Friday night. The food is good, and there are many choices. You place your order at the counter, where they weigh the portions as they plate the food. The many choices are listed above the counter and on a sign... More 

Thank karen0706
Murfreesboro, Tennessee
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3 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

I won't be visiting again. The food was not the problem. The waitresses were not friendly and made us feel as if we were imposing.

Thank JenniferF37130

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 711 Park Avenue, Lebanon, TN 37087
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Lebanon
  • Phone Number: (615) 444-7920

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
  • Cuisine: Barbecue

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm

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