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Waldo's BBQ

4500 E Main St, Mesa, AZ 85205-7914
+1 480-807-1645
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“cornbread” (44 reviews)
“pulled pork” (38 reviews)
“ribs” (60 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
4500 E Main St, Mesa, AZ 85205-7914
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The selection and service was phenomenal. This place was recommended by another bar/grill. The baby back ribs are awesome!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Purrplehelmet
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

This was an average Barbque location, not worth a special trip but ok if you are driving by. Serving sizes are large. We enjoyed the onion rings and flatbread shrimp appetizer (although seemed more doughy than a flatbread), the chicken was dry, and the ribs...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 586kristing
Reviewed 31 October 2018

We'd heard about Waldo's so prepared for tonight (ie: didn't have lunch!) I ordered the 1/2 rack of ribs; hubby ordered a full rack. I don't often order ribs because they are "iffy" but ours were good. Totally slipped off the bone and the sauce...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Kelli H
Reviewed 23 October 2018

Waldo's BBQ has a great menu selection of lots of yummy BBQ items. We had a group of 10 people and everyone loved the food. The meals are priced right for what you get. Staff and service was good.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank JDtravel4fun
Reviewed 1 October 2018

This negative review was for me to write, but since I was the one responsible for bringing in 8 people with me because I'd told them how great the food was... it's up to me to share how badly it went. After our softball tournament...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank David U
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Fun environment! Also one located at Val Vista and Williams Field in Gilbert. Would highly recommend!

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Cathy C
Reviewed 11 August 2018

This is how B B Q should be done ! I have been here numerous times and have never had anything that I didn't like ! P.S., Try their Jerk.

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank X9289ZNharryd
Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

We arrived at 4 o'clock and there was only 1 couple eating. That should have been our first clue that this wasn't going to be a good meal The service was good but the food...not so much. Everything was very dry and had no taste....More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank CAPTAIN711
Reviewed 13 June 2018

I've been driving and seeing these " Waldo's sign " from the street ,until one day,I decided to stop by and ordered a take out. I would say I wasn't disappointed, I ordered there sampler consisting of pulled pork, pulled chicken and brisket ( very...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank ilemuy0131
Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

Was in Waldo’s over the weekend with my girlfriend and her parents. The onion rings were amazing, the brisket was tender, the pulled pork was pulled and the turkey was chopped. BBQ sauce is flavorful and the sides were quite good. Would definitely go back.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Tony F
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Tom S
26 March 2017|
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Response from MisterMikeTheGreat | Reviewed this property |
The kind of smoky-semi-sweet that pairs perfectly with the ribs and brisket!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 4 - USD 65
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 am - 8:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
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
  • E-mail
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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