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Waldo's BBQ

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4500 E Main St, Mesa, AZ 85205-7914
+1 480-807-1645
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10:30 - 21:00
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Sun 10:30 - 20:00
Mon - Sat 10:30 - 21:00
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Whistler, Canada
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2016

went with friends. Very highly rated so wasn't sure what to expect. Food was good. Service was good.

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Thank Barry M
Lakeland
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310 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

Good food and service, nice atmosphere, casual, nothing exceptional though. Meat was tasty, but we were expecting great food sue to hearing super reviews.

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Thank Janet S
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Haven't been here in a while. The BBQ is awesome and they totally ruin your appetite. LOL So come here hungry and you will definitely want a wheelbarrow when you leave.

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Thank Jim D
Las Vegas, Nevada
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107 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 December 2016

Been a few times and so far have not had a disappointing experience. The food is great! Check the daily specials. Mondays are all you can eat riblets, incredible! The jalapeno cornbread to kick things off is a great way to gear up for a hearty meal of meat, mac & cheese, beans, bottom-less homemade fries. Top it off with... More 

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Thank JLars34
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33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

The Place is fantastico, pleople are very good, the meat and beer is delicius... Only the side orders are not so good. A must go!!!!!

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Thank Luca L
Richardson, Texas
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346 reviews
249 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

It looks like a find your own table type of place, but it is not. They seat you. The staff were really nice. They let me pick my own table. I had a shocking $5 soda! I could have had 2 beers for $4!!! The cornbread was good. The salad was excellent. The mac and cheese was probably the best... More 

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Thank Karen B
Mesa, Arizona
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Can never decide what to order so have to have the sample platter and take home for second meal! Sides are great!

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Thank Lil C
Charleston, Illinois
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128 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Pretty common BBQ in my opinion, have wanted to try this place for 3 years - did the other day and was really let down - barbecue sauce was the only decent flavor on my plate.

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Thank Robert D
Gold Canyon
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36 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016

This is a fun place, because of the decor and the friendly service. Humorous signs abound, and sawdust adorns the floor. But the food is the best pulled, stretched or hammered BBQ meats the valley has to offer. The sampler will more than fill you to capacity, and send your taste buds into backflips. Eat there soon!

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Thank Alashisan-aka-Storm
Stillwater
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44 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016

I had a half rack of ribs, guest had a variety of tacos. This is an old diner in a small old strip mall. The food is well worth it. I'll be going back again and again. There is quite a variety of sides to select with the meals. Good prices, Good service, old interior.

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Thank Robert A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 4 - USD 65
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 20:00
Monday
10:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
10:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
10:30 - 21:00
Thursday
10:30 - 21:00
Friday
10:30 - 21:00
Saturday
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
Description
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?