12 Reasons To Try Moose’s By The Creek!

By Jerry Miller, Publisher

1. On Location And Behind The Scenes At Moose’s By The Creek!

2. The Moose Family!

1710 Monticello Rd, Charlottesville, VA 22902
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Moose’s by the Creek owners Melinda “Moose” Stargell and Amy Benson have been in Charlottesville their whole lives. They started Moose’s by the Creek as a way to give back to the community. What’s with the name? Melinda, aka “Moose,” picked up the nickname in high school playing softball and the name has stuck with her ever since! When you walk into Moose’s by the Creek, Amy or Moose are always there to greet you at the door, Amy’s Mom is at the register and her sister Beth and nephew Matthew are cheerfully helping out the patrons!

3. Getting “Moosified”

1710 Monticello Rd, Charlottesville, VA 22902
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Walk in the door at Moose’s by the Creek and you will be invited to get your picture taken with a large pair of moose antlers! With over 30,000 moose photos to date, this place welcomes everyone as if they were family!

4. A’LOTTA BULL

1710 Monticello Rd, Charlottesville, VA 22902
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This delicious Moose’s by the Creek cheeseburger comes with EVERYTHING!!! Topped with Mayo, Ketchup, Mustard, Lettuce, Tomato, Onion Straws, Bacon, Chili, Cheese and Jalapeños, this monster of a burger is served with seasoned chips and a pickle for just $8!! You can get this any time, morning or afternoon!

5. Breakfast All Day!

1710 Monticello Rd, Charlottesville, VA 22902
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Moose’s by the Creek is one of the only local establishments that serves breakfast all day! There are no rules here, just amazing cuisine no matter what time of day or what you are craving!

6. The CVille Way

1710 Monticello Rd, Charlottesville, VA 22902
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The big breakfast item at Moose’s by the Creek is The CVille Way, featuring two slices of hearty French Toast topped with whipped cinnamon butter and served with two eggs, home fries and your choice of bacon, sausage or VA Ham for only $9!!!

7. Sharlabea’s Sweets

1710 Monticello Rd, Charlottesville, VA 22902
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Charlotte, aka Sharlabea, is Amy’s Mom and she starts baking every morning around 3am to make all the home made desserts at Moose’s by the Creek! Desserts change from day to day, so be sure to ask your server what Mom has cooked up!

8. Cruisin’ For A Cure

1710 Monticello Rd, Charlottesville, VA 22902
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Moose’s By The Creek is host to frequent fundraisers, like Cruisin’ for a Cure coming this October! But it’s the customers at Moose’s By The Creek that truly make these events so successful! When West Virginia had terrible flooding, the customers at Moose’s by the Creek pitched in to buy over 1,600 pounds of dog food for animal shelters there! And at Christmas, Moose’s By The Creek regularly gets record donations for Mason’s Toy Box and Caring for Creatures!

9. Boss K

1710 Monticello Rd, Charlottesville, VA 22902
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The previous owner of Moose’s By The Creek (Dennis “K” Housdan) originally named the establishment Moores Creek Restaurant! When ownership switched hands and the name was changed, Dennis was happy to add to the decor by donating Boss K! This 1,800 pound bull moose was taken down by Dennis himself. Now Boss K is joined each morning by Dennis, Amy and Moose for a meal and a laugh! Most of the gear on the walls at Moose’s by the Creek has been donated by the patrons!

10. The Chef, George Mallory

1710 Monticello Rd, Charlottesville, VA 22902
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Chef George has been with Moose’s by the Creek since the very beginning! He has a few helpers to assist during brunch rushes on the weekends, but most of the work and recipes are done by George.

11. Good Food, Good Friends, Good Times

1710 Monticello Rd, Charlottesville, VA 22902
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Great food at affordable prices….Check! Great people from all walks of life…..check! Amy and Moose are the life of the party at Moose’s by the Creek! Amy is always making sure everyone that comes in is greeted, happy and full! She can often be seen chatting with the folks waiting outside and even giving them a biscuit while they wait! Why wouldn’t you want to hang out with this crew!!!

12. Different Walks Of Life PREFERRED!!

1710 Monticello Rd, Charlottesville, VA 22902
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This Map represents all the walks of life that come and go at Moose’s by the Creek. They recently cleared the board when it got too full to add any more pins. Stop in and drop a pin on your hometown! Who knows, maybe you’ll run into a patron on your next Alaskan adventure like Moose and Amy did this year!! You never know when your path may cross a Moose’s by the Creek patron!

Moose’s by the Creek is a family run business that’s all about fresh, delicious soul food! Serving the Community: Good Food, Good Friends, Good Times!

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Jerry Miller, Publisher

Jerry Miller is the president of VMV Brands and the publisher of Scoutology.com and I Love CVille, which are all head-quartered on The Historic Charlottesville Downtown Mall. Jerry is passionate about the #ShopLocal movement and supporting local merchants, restaurants, breweries and wineries. Get to know Jerry at JerryMillerNow.com.
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