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Moe's Original BBQ

5818 Oleander Dr, Wilmington, NC 28403-4769
+1 910-769-0617
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good34%
  • Average18%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“cornbread” (8 reviews)
“ribs” (9 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Hours
American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
5818 Oleander Dr, Wilmington, NC 28403-4769
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Reviewed October 21, 2018 via mobile

Disappointing visit to Moe’s during a Panthers game day. 2:00pm out of pork skins, out of sweet potato casserole, out of Mac and cheese, but it would be ready in 15 minutes. When the kitchen told the girls at the counter They were out of...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank blueyedarlin
Robert R, Owner at Moe's Original BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded October 22, 2018

I am very sorry to hear about this. It certainly will be used for positive reasons! Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your experience!

Reviewed October 7, 2018

The food at Moe’s was good. You order at a counter and sit. There isn’t a ton on the menu but what we had was good. They give you extra sauce so you can put on what you want. The cornbread wasn’t very good as...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Krammysmommy
Reviewed September 26, 2018

For a whole week we asked locals where they chose to eat. Every time we did we found the best of places. Moe's was no disappointment, in fact, better in every kind of way. We will definitely be returning this year. I think we will...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Carol S
Reviewed September 2, 2018

We really like this place and go frequently. Great value for the money, always clean. Counter service so sometimes you may have to wait inline but the food generally comes pretty fast. Great spot to watch a game. Kids always like this place and many...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank CRT70
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

We were looking for some good food after moving our senior student in her dorm. She suggested Moe’s knowing we were accustomed to good Eastern NC BBQ. We were surprised that it was so good. The marinated slaw was recommended by our picky slaw eater...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Andra' E
Reviewed June 28, 2018

Top shelf BBQ and really great Southern sides. We had pulled pork with collard greens, home made mac and cheese and fantastic cornbread. I love to try BBQ in any new area I visit so I've had a lot of BBQ in my travels. Moe's...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Joe B
Reviewed June 26, 2018

Every North Carolinian has their particular BBQ style and this was not exactly mine. Being from Waxhaw NC, in town to Wilmington for the night and not wanting seafood decided to try Moe's BBQ. My wife always fusses at me when I order BBQ out...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank PRC_Critic
Reviewed June 26, 2018

This is a small restaurant and you order at the counter when you enter . You pay then also and they bring your order out . The sides were very good as was the cornbread . I had the slaw and Brunswick Stew which was...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Cindy K
Reviewed May 10, 2018 via mobile

This is a must visit! This place has a fantastic atmosphere,excellent service,and great BBQ.They also have fantastic live music. Oh yeah, their smoked wings and catfish were unbelievable.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Titus L
Reviewed January 11, 2018

There is no restaurant that highlights the difference between north and south than a BBQ! Sauces are different and sides are different from the cole slaw to the baked beans. Since I am from the north (and don't like spicy food - I eat at...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Linda R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5818 Oleander Dr, Wilmington, NC 28403-4769
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Wilmington
  • Phone Number: +1 910-769-0617
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Moe's Original BBQ is a Southern soul food revival where great food is served in an atmosphere that is relaxed, spontaneous, yet civilized....well, sometimes
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