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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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Visitor rating
  • 49
    Excellent
  • 34
    Very good
  • 20
    Average
  • 10
    Poor
  • 16
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Great fast food

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

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 4, 2015
Jeanie1973
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Buffalo, Minnesota
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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
37 helpful votes 37 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
55 helpful votes 55 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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Livonia, Michigan
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Hilarious - I went to the order counter and asked a What-A-Burger, a coke and some french fries. The clerk said WHAAAAT? I asked a What-A-Burger, a coke and some french fries. The clerk said WHAAAAT? So I responded I want a WHAAT-A_Burgerr, a Cok, and Frencchhh Friess. And he said right away!!

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Coon Rapids, Minnesota
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37 reviews 37 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Wanted to try the famous Whataburger in the south, so had the opportunity to visit one on South Padre Island and it came in handy after a late night concert at The Hilton Hotel that evening when some other establishments were done serving food. Tasty!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Mgr seemed surprised to see the uncooked meat on my sandwich. Unfortunately I had eaten most before actually looking at its level of preparation. When my wife & myself used restroom facilities, both were disgustingly dirty. All of this is too bad as normally What a burgers are "Ok".

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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 1 - 20
  • Cuisine: Fast Food, Hamburgers

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