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Whataburger

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Fast Food, Hamburgers
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105 W Retama St, South Padre Island, TX 78597
(956) 761-7862
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Dining options: Lunch, Late Night

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  • 50
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  • 34
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  • 21
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  • 10
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  • 17
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Nothing Unique

Being from out of state, we gave this a try. The fries tasted like McDonalds, and the famous Whataburger tasted like a BK Whopper. Nothing Unique.

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
Nate K
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Grand Junction, Colorado
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132 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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South Padre Island, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Like like like large juicy burgers, tasty fries, good selection and prices are just as good as other fast foods, only this is better!

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Grand Junction, Colorado
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133 reviews 133 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Being from out of state, we gave this a try. The fries tasted like McDonalds, and the famous Whataburger tasted like a BK Whopper. Nothing Unique.

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1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 via mobile

The managers were running around jumping the employees. Slowed down everything. They should had jumped in to help rather than to embarrass the employees and the customers.

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Buffalo, Minnesota
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

We loved the burgers, fries, and shakes. It was really good fast food. The service was really good too.

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Selby, United Kingdom
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69 reviews 69 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

All of this chains burgers are great and we eat in them when we see them if we are hungry I just wish they had them in our home country(England)

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South Padre Island, Texas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Wanted to eat here as had read they had good food and we do not have them in my area. Thoroughly disappointed, average to below average food even for a fast food joint. Place was not filthy, but not super clean either. Skip it head down the island to Burgerfi.

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Bruce, Wisconsin
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

The place was dirty and the staff unfriendly. The food was just plain bad. There was a group of drunk spring breakers that came in and spilled soda everywhere and were obnoxious. Our food was cold and my chicken sandwich was overcooked and dry.

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Wichita, Kansas
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

This was an okay restaurant but just average. Hamburgers were much like you would get at any hamburger joint.

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South Houston, Texas
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53 reviews 53 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

I never leave comments for a chain restaurants I visit all the time during my road trips. But this Whataburger was phenomenal. Their food was cooked just right and the break was nice and warm and soft. In general, Whataburgers are good but this restaurant was by far the best one I have been to anywhere in Texas.

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South Padre Isl
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Living in Missouri we don't have Whataburgers here, but is one of our favorite places for fast food. The breakfast, along with the burgers, was always good. The staff was always very friendly.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 105 W Retama St, South Padre Island, TX 78597
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  South Padre Island
  • Phone Number: (956) 761-7862

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: Fast Food, Hamburgers

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