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“the reason for the low rating: extremely poor food handling practices.”
Review of Whataburger

Whataburger
Ranked #62 of 309 Restaurants in San Marcos
Description: Since 1950, Whataburger has proudly served a bigger, better burger. It all started when a young entrepreneur named Harmon Dobson had a bold idea: to serve a burger so big that it took two hands to hold, and so good that after a single bite customers couldn't help but exclaim, "What a burger!" He named his humble burger stand in Corpus Christi, Texas, "Whataburger." Over six decades later, we're still family owned and operated. Each and every Whataburger® is still made to order. We still use 100% pure beef and serve it on a big, toasted five-inch bun. And now, as we proudly serve burgers, chicken, salads and breakfast at more than 800 Whataburger locations across the country, that first burger stand is still close to our hearts.
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Description: Since 1950, Whataburger has proudly served a bigger, better burger. It all started when a young entrepreneur named Harmon Dobson had a bold idea: to serve a burger so big that it took two hands to hold, and so good that after a single bite customers couldn't help but exclaim, "What a burger!" He named his humble burger stand in Corpus Christi, Texas, "Whataburger." Over six decades later, we're still family owned and operated. Each and every Whataburger® is still made to order. We still use 100% pure beef and serve it on a big, toasted five-inch bun. And now, as we proudly serve burgers, chicken, salads and breakfast at more than 800 Whataburger locations across the country, that first burger stand is still close to our hearts.
Reviewed August 29, 2013 via mobile

I waited for quite a long time for my order and had an opportunity to observe the entire kitchen staff in action. I saw the front end people tossing food to each other to complete an order, dropped it on the floor, pick it up and put it back to use again. they were so busy that everyone had their hands on the food after handling money, opening boxes, Carrying trays, opening and closing the drive thru window ... yuk. the people in the back were filling orders as fast as they could, some without gloves at all, others with gloves that they had used to handle other things besides food. I barely ate any of my hamburger.

Date of visit: August 2013
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Thank Phaedra57
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Reviewed July 28, 2013

We had floated on the Comal River and were heading back to Houston via San Marcos and were very hungry. We saw the familiar Whataburger orange and immeditately pulled in. Quite a few other folks must have had the same time as there was a big rush on our visit. We ordered immediately and struggled to find an empty table, but then we did find a few and sat down. It was a mixture of college students and families. Our meal was delivered in about 10 minutes which I felt was a little quick due to all the people. As always Whataburgers are great, but this one was even more scumptious, maybe as we had missed lunch and were really hungry. Great Whataburger with a wonderful staff that handled the sudden rush in stride.

Date of visit: July 2013
Thank Jackie G
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Reviewed June 25, 2013

The San Marcos and New Braunfels locations are a cut above the rest. The food is consistently good and Whataburger does what it does best, great burgers and sides!

Date of visit: January 2013
Thank 4TX
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Reviewed December 11, 2012

New place, very clean, workers very friendly. The food was hot and order was correct, they even came by to see if we wanted anything else!

Date of visit: December 2012
Thank mikeyTheHillsTX
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Reviewed November 19, 2012

Too tasteles, too fat, too bad. Wanted to try something different from McD and BK, no I know why those too became global and WB did not...

Date of visit: November 2012
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Thank AW334
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