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Moonlite Bar-B-Q Inn

2840 W Parrish Ave., Owensboro, KY 42301
+1 270-684-8143
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good27%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Barbecue, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2840 W Parrish Ave., Owensboro, KY 42301
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This place has been a family tradition. Whenever we come to Owensboro to visit family we always come here. They never disappoint either. If I could give 10 stars I would. The staff are always friendly, especially with special needs for seating. Their buffet is...More

Thank Tami N
Reviewed 3 days ago

We visited after a funeral in Owensboro. Two groups of 18 each, and we hadn't called ahead, but they were able to seat us together. I don't know of any other restaurant in town that could have taken so many people so easily. (another group...More

Thank nordenstadtsteve
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

You go to Moonlite to eat the buffet. That is all. Eat and enjoy. You will not be disappointed. If you don't go early enough, you won't have any banana pudding for dessert. The burgoo isn't the best in Owensboro, but it's ok if you...More

Thank Iteach2change
Reviewed 1 week ago

Something for everyone at this well-known restaurant. You can order from a menu or choose the buffet. We chose the buffet without even looking at the menu! There were lots of meat choices, all barbecued........including mutton! The country cooked vegetables were all delicious. There were...More

Thank LLC2014
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food here is worth trying, especially if you aren't from the area. The meat is amazing. And the satisfaction doesn't stop there. The sides are pretty good too. The selection for the size of the bar is quite impressive. The desserts are one of...More

Thank Larry L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great for buffet type people. I have had better Bar-B-Q from national chains. And it's not cheap by any means. Almost $20 for the buffet and that's not including the drink.

Thank blaise911
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love barbecue, and have heard about this place for years. We decided on our exploration of Owensboro to go here. I was not impressed. There are tons of food choices, but the whole feel isn't for me. It is lots of rooms very full...More

Thank DealinandDishin
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I've been going here for many years and it's great most of the time. Don't go at lunch time because they don't put out very many desserts then. Also try to go through the week, as they jack up the price on the weekend for...More

Thank copdaddy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really good burgoo, mac and cheese, chicken and desserts. Now when we got there we asked for a kids menu for our son. The hostess kept saying "it doesn't matter. It doesn't matter." 3 times we asked for a kids menu and did not get...More

Thank donjuan909
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Prices over the years have increased substantialy..but the quality of the buffet has decreased substantially let's a go to from the past that leaves you hoping to be better next time you go..then no again..but this was a company Christmas party no choice

Thank Lynn H
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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
Local cuisine, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
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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