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Waldo's BBQ

4500 East Main Street, Mesa, AZ 85205-7914
480 807 1645
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Ranked #23 of 780 Restaurants in Mesa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $4 - $65
Hours:
Sun 10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Barbecue, Diner, Hamburgers
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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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Mesa, Arizona
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Always great service and excellent food. We had our wedding reception/dinner here 5 years ago. We now check in about once a month. Food and service is always great. Highly recommended.

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Edmonds, Washington
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

great food and I loved the endless side. I got the cherry lemonade and it was sweet with a little tart (just like i like) They brought me extra sauce because I love my pulled pork sandwiches super saucy. I would go back here in a heartbeat if i am ever in mesa again

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keewatin
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Great taste, large portions, friendly staff, fun place to go (straw on floor), good pricing, favorite bbq in mesa

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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

Let's be honest-Mesa is not known for its BBQ. but Waldo's resolves my BBQ cravings. They have good ribs, pork, and brisket. The turkey had little flavor. Prices are great, and it is a fun place to meet another couple for dinner.

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California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

Noise, family place with great food. Be sure to order the horseradish mashed and corn bread. If you're lucky, you'll get David as your waiter - he's a hoot! Oh, the peach cobbler is incredible - save room for dessert!

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Pensacola, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

A fun BBQ place with kitschy signs and things hanging on the walls. Real good basic BBQ food. Not a bad value for the price.

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Eagan, Minnesota
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

We went on a Thursday night. Waiting over 10 min to once we were seated to even get a menu. Waited 1/2 hour for food. Ordered the three meat meal, the Turkey was really bad, beans were cold and did not get the corn. The manager was gracious and did take the meal off of our bill. Stick to the... More

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Kalamazoo, MI
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69 reviews 69 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

Had the ribs. Great! Shared the large, 12, could have probably shared the small, 6, with all the sides. Unique, fun, "down home" atmosphere.

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Mesa, Arizona
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18 reviews 18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Have eaten here 3 times and everything was very good. The peach cobbler is to die for. The cornbread is also very good.

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Mesa
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Food & atmosphere are unique. One of the better places in Mesa. I was spoiled with a place in the Midwest & I still have not found what I like here. Too much of a Western Texas influence here in Mesa for my taste.

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