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“Food cold and nasty” 1 of 5 stars
Review of Whataburger

Whataburger
105 W Retama St, South Padre Island, TX 78597
(956) 761-7862
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Price range: $1 - $20
Cuisines: Fast Food, Hamburgers
Dining options: Late Night
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Dining options: Late Night
Council Bluffs, Iowa
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
“Food cold and nasty”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2013

Whataburger is a joke in South Padre Island the food was cold and pretty much tasteless. The tables were dirty and restrant was dirty too. Save your money.

Visited February 2013
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moira NY
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“McDonalds - only texas style”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2013

McDonalds gone Texas! These do not exist in the Northeast US and are on every corner in Texas so we had to try... . Decent fast food with a better variety of entrees /meals than McD and service in your seat! If you have never been to this chain its worth it if for no other reason than to hear the local help greating customers with "Weeeelllcome to Whataburger"

Visited February 2013
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Winnipeg, Canada
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161 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 65 cities Reviews in 65 cities
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
“Like the McDonalds of the South!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2013

Tried Whataburger a few times since we've been in Southern Texas, and find it to be a cut above McDonalds, in service, customer appreciation, and quality if food. The burgers were very tasty, although a bit salty for my liking. Portions are large, so you get good value for your dollar. Very clean and very friendly/ helpfull staff. We ordered our food, and they bring it out to you when it's ready. Not bad for a fast food place.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
“Gem”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2013 via mobile

This was our first time at W and we are converts. We were most impressed by the friendliness and good manners of the team. The food was fresh and hot. We had the bacon cheeseburger meal and the whataburger meal. Both came with "Medium" fries and drink. Anywhere else these portions are large so beware, plenty of food here. If you have a smaller appetite consider sharing. Loved the chopped lettuce and onions, much easier to eat than the big leaf or whole rings. Will try a shake next time.

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Montreal, Canada
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108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
“Fast food a bit better then McDonald's”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2013

The Watta burger in South Padre has been renovated so it's very clean. The service is rapid and they understand your order contrary to the other fast food of the island. The hamburger meat is good but the bread is like one reheated in the microwave. I have a hard time with that.

The onion rings are not crispy and very greasy compared to other places. It's a fast food and you get hat you pay for. A meal deal is about 9$.

The place is very popular though so alot must consider it worth the price and good.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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