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10447 E Waterloo Rd, Stockton, CA 95215-9314
(209) 931-4019
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wed - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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92 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016

Steeped in history. Lots of nostalgia items. Full bar. But the best part is the finger licking yummy food with huge portions. This is a MUST VISIT place if you're ever in the area or just drive and make it a memorable trip. Keep it up guys !!

Thank Rick L
Cincinnati, Ohio
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94 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2016

The Waterloo is in the middle of fields and groves outside of Stockton. This is an authentic and classic roadside tavern and restaurant, right off the narrow highway. I went here on a Saturday afternoon with relatives who lived nearby. We were looking for a fun meal, and they certainly chose well. We were fortunate that a table for five... More 

Thank David K
Santa Cruz, California
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61 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2016 via mobile

This is a destination, expect a wait . A cowboy type bar that is out in the middle of nowhere. ( 10 minutes from suburban Stockton ). The pork ribs and barbecue sauce are messy and delicious. My friend thought the chicken was excellent. The place is raucous with San Francisco Giants memorabilia all over the place. Go Giants! It's... More 

Thank Julie T
Stockton, California
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31 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2016

We were a party of 5 and we weren't allowed to make reservations. We had a long wait (well over an hour) and while the food was ok, I had expected it to be better. This was a mother's day dinner with my sons and grandchildren. We did not go on Mother's Day weekend but a couple of weeks later.... More 

Thank kathybussey
Valley Springs, California
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53 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 26, 2016

By Far the BEST STEAK I have ever had. NY steak with Peppercorn Sauce is just about our favorite.Of course Waterloo is best known for Ribs and Pesto (which are out of this world!!) order the Peppercorn Steak. We come to Waterloo a few times a month and never get tired of the food, service, drinks, atmosphere and oh yea,... More 

Thank lnlwalters
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 20, 2016 via mobile

Friends from out of state, and locals..met for dinner and drinks. (They wouldn't take a reservation because there we were only 5 of us (7 was minimum), so we met at 5 pm, had drinks, dinner and ordered after-dinner drinks, were close to leaving, when (after more than $300 bill), we were asked to leave because they were busy... will... More 

1 Thank Shona S
Valley Springs, California
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 16, 2016

The food was amazing and we found the service to be Great....The servers were all very friendly and were very helpful. You didn't just have one server, they all were there to take care of anything we needed. The place was busy but we still had amazing attention. We would recommend the Steak with mushrooms and the pesto. The best... More 

1 Thank Cindy B
Tracy, California
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 27, 2016

We had excellent service from the time we walked in until we walked out. We came in at lunchtime bringing 2 little grand girls. We were offered a tall table or one outside. We chose outside as we had a 6 and 8 year old with us and didn't want to bother any other customers if they got loud or... More 

1 Thank Marsha W
Stockton, California
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36 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

Good sized steaks and chicken. Cooked to perfection. Great BBQ sauce. You can buy it around town. It is just outside of Stockton off of 88. It's worth going to.

1 Thank rlg65py
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46 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 7, 2016 via mobile

The hostess was very timid and couldn't answer a simple question: whether or not we could transfer the bar tab to our dinner. She babbled for long enough that we settled the bar tab and then went to our seats. The waitresses were somewhat slow, but very nice. When the food came, it did not disappoint. The pesto was delicious... More 

1 Thank 553gabya

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Italian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups, Bar scene
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10447 E Waterloo Rd, Stockton, CA 95215-9314
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Stockton
  • Phone Number: (209) 931-4019

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?