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Waldo Pizza

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7433 Broadway St, Kansas City, MO 64114-1529 (75th and Wornall)
+1 816-363-5242
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11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I are always searching for a great pizza. This one filled the bill. I had the Waldo Specialty Veggi, thin crust. It was just delicious! I also started with their small Caesar Salad, which was very good also. Dressing was good with nice shavings of Parmesan cheese. The atmosphere is VERY casual. I liked that opportunity to... More 

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Thank Oldhousebabe
Kansas City, Missouri
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A wonderful local pizza restaurant that offers a first class , quick buffet in a nice setting. They specialize in thin crust pizzas with many unusual toppings. The lunch buffet is very popular and replacement pizzas are constantly supplied. The salad bar is very fresh and quite extensive. This works well for lunch meetings with my oldest daughter , as... More 

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Thank raeandrose99
Kansas City, Missouri
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282 reviews
241 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 232 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

Election night Pizza to go Thin sausage with a salad That ranch Dude was chill Pizza was cold and over cooked But still so good.

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Thank ML-papa
Nacogdoches, Texas
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75 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Kansas City son took us to his favorite pizza place and recommended the St. Louis-style pizza. It is very thin crust, and he is correct that it is very good. Our waiter was very good and pleasant, and we certainly enjoyed the whole experience. The hand-tossed pizza was good too from all reports, but I concentrated on the thin-crust.

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Thank Donna C
Overland Park, KS
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104 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Met some out of town friends here for dinner last week. They have few tables for larger parties, so we had about a 25 minute wait. The salad bar is small, but has all you need to make a great salad, and everything is fresh. The pizza was very good. My wife and I got the thin crust combo. Our... More 

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Thank Greg P
Miramar, Florida
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92 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

I'm not sure if waldo pizza has the best pizza in world...if it's not...then it's pretty darn close. Always crowded...staff usually friendly...thin and think crust are yummy. Great local restaurant. Must try if you are in KC area.

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Thank Maria G
Salina, Kansas
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180 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

Wow! Didn't feel like going put tonight...so, ordered a thin crust, all meat pizza to be delivered on the recommendation of a friend. It did not disappoint! Great toping portions, crust cooked perfectly. Quick delivery and a very nice delivery person. I'll be back!

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1 Thank Kevin P
Overland Park, Kansas
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112 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

This established and well known iconic restaurant in Kansas City's Waldo neighborhood is a mainstay among KC pizzerias. Not only does it produce excellent pizza, but it also has an eclectic atmosphere with not only the wait staff but also the patrons. Many patrons are locals from the area, but is also draws back those from around the area, such... More 

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Tulsa
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50 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

Highly recommended pizza joint. We have eaten here at least twice a trip for the past 4 trips to KC for youth soccer. Huge pizza menu with an unlimited amount of toppings. Also has a great salad bar and excellent pasta. If you love beer, they have one of the best selections on draft, bottle and cans. Super family friendly... More 

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Thank CowboyFamily
Victoria, Canada
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33 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016

Pizza is a few simple ingredients, but every ingredient needs to be great to make a great pizza. The dough, crust, sauce, cheese (lots of cheese) and pepperoni in my pizza order were perfect. Service was quick and the food great.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$30
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7433 Broadway St, Kansas City, MO 64114-1529
    (75th and Wornall)
  • Public Transportation: One end of MAX bus transit line.
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Kansas City
  • Phone Number: +1 816-363-5242
Description
In the five years since Waldo Pizza last won this category, Phil Bourne's KC institution has inched nearer the quarter-century mark with an ever-growing beer list, a popular gluten-free crust and yet another expansion of the original site. What hasn't changed: the place's dead-solid reliability. That might sound like faint praise, until you remember the second law of restaurant thermodynamics: entropy. Even beloved destinations occasionally coast, sometimes to a full stop. Not Waldo Pizza, where Bourne and a crew including not just regulars but lifers keep vigil over the details while attending devoutly to customers. A wall of Saturday-night families, a switchboard lit up with delivery orders, a keg about to run dry — none of these eventualities lead to so much as a stray green-pepper sliver when your pie shows up in front of you. But bring on the green peppers — and the banana peppers and the spicy beef and the cheddar and everything else on a menu that's long on good ideas.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?