Waldo’s Chicken & Beer, a fast-casual restaurant chain that serves chicken and beer (of course) and has locations only in Southern states, will open a Louisville location next month.

Waldo’s, which Endeavor Restaurant Group is bringing to Louisville, will open on Tuesday, Sept. 20, at 10700 Meeting St. in Norton Commons. 

After that, it’ll be open from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and 11 a.m. to midnight Friday and Saturday.

The menu includes fried chickenon the bone, on a bun, in a bowl, or in a basket,” plus “eight original sauces,” cheddar biscuits, salads and other food options. Drinks will include local beers, frozen specials and more.

Steve Ritchie, the founder and CEO of Endeavor Restaurant Group (of LouVino and Big Bad Breakfast), said in a statement, “We’re excited to open the first full-service Waldo’s in the booming area of Norton Commons. This latest addition meets all of Endeavor’s criteria for a great restaurant, including exceptional food and service in a lively atmosphere.”

Ritchie said in the statement that his go-to order at Waldo’s, which he and his wife Melissa first visited on a trip to Nashville last year, is the spicy “Fowl Mouth” chicken ...Read more