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Waldo's BBQ

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4500 E Main St, Mesa, AZ 85205-7914
+1 480-807-1645
10:30 - 21:00
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Sun 10:30 - 20:00
Mon - Sat 10:30 - 21:00
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San Diego, California
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19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

We come to this place when we visit family! They are friendly, and they are fast! The cornbread is really good, as well as the horsey spuds. The portions are large, you can easily share.

Thank MrsMarzan
Mesa, Arizona
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We eat here often, and always take visitors here. Best BBQ at a very fair price. You will for sure get your Monies worth here.

Thank antiquegalpat
Mesa, Arizona
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Food is outstanding but the place is amazing...you can't stop looking for new things to see and read

Thank richierich231
Mesa, Arizona
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152 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our family has been going to Waldo's for years, it is a Mesa Landmark. We often buy take out and always have a good family meal at home. Their BBQ is all good, no. matter what you order. They have great Lunch pricing, but they tend to get very busy over lunch, so get there early or later to be... More 

Thank palomah1
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Yummy ribs, great sauces, big servings and good beers. Friendly staff, quick, efficient and attentive service. Fun atmosphere. Good location.

Thank S K
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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42 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

The food was very good. I had the beef brisket, and although a little fatty, it had good flavor even before the sauce. They bring the barbeque sauce in a pan for the whole table to share, so it is good to be able to put on an much or as little as you wish. I say the more the... More 

Thank jevette
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Waldo's does not have a large dining area and is very popyular with vacationers and locals alike. You usaully have to wait for a table as they do not accept reservationsbut the restaurant moves along quite well...so the wait isn't very long in most cases. All their menu items boast large portions so be prepared to take some home with... More 

Thank Bob C
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86 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2017

We went to Waldo's twice in a month and had different dishes every time. You usually have to wait for a table (no reservations) but they do move people through well. I don't usually order fish in a restaurant however, I had the blackened catfish and it was excellent. Lots of smoked meat options. The portions are very large and... More 

Thank LoftyVictoria
Galion, United States
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 8 April 2017

We have been vacationing in Mesa for the past 14 years and Waldo's is our favorite place to eat. Your drinks are served in a Mason jar and you get a big piece of cornbread with every meal. The pork sandwiches are piled high and are to die for. The ribs are great too. All your side dishes are "all... More 

Thank Debbe S
Evergreen, Colorado
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88 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

We stopped in for dinner. We had the brisket and beef ribs. Both excellent. Cole slaw, sweet potato and corn bread very great too. Food was served quickly. Our waiter Scott was very attentive and made some good suggestions. This was our first visit as we were on vacation.

Thank Lloyd K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 4 - USD 65
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4500 E Main St, Mesa, AZ 85205-7914
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Mesa
  • Phone Number: +1 480-807-1645
Best Local Barbecue in the State of Arizona. Smoked meats that make your mouth water; side dishes that are never ending; and a friendly staff to boot! Come on down to taste it for yourself!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?