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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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Wildwood, New Jersey
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62 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Went with a group & EVERYTHING brought to the table was excellent, BBQ chicken, pulled pork, ribs were the best I have ever had anywhere. Even the sides; fresh sweet potato chips, baked beans, coleslaw, grilled veges, were excellent. Warm corn bread with a hint of a pepper. YUM. Strawberry lemonade was good but I have had better. Waiter was... More 

Thank Susie W
Brantford, Canada
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35 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2017

What can you say, we love coming here whenever were in Mesa. Good southern BBQ that is also a great value for the dollar spent

Thank John C
Victoria, Canada
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54 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2017

I have to say this place is fun wish sawdust on the floor funny signs but the food!!! The ribs are the best ribs I have ever eaten and I am serious. OMG a meal you soon forget. service is great food comes out fast and HOT. I am not a spice person and these ribs are perfect you don't... More 

Thank Karen P
Whistler, Canada
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2016

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

Thank Barry M
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310 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 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.

Thank Janet S
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 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.

Thank Jim D
Las Vegas, Nevada
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107 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 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 

Thank JLars34
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33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 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!!!!!

Thank Luca L
Richardson, Texas
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354 reviews
257 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 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 

Thank Karen B
Mesa, Arizona
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2016

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

Thank Lil C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$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?