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6117 Jefferson Ave, Newport News, VA 23605-1511
+1 757-838-3111
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good28%
  • Average4%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
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“french fries” (3 reviews)
“hamburger” (4 reviews)
“great burgers” (2 reviews)
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American, Fast food
6117 Jefferson Ave, Newport News, VA 23605-1511
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Reviewed 1 week ago

No seating , Just order at a window and wait. Everything is cooked up where you can watch. always hot n fresh. Been here for over 50 years

Thank thejeffb
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I travel to Newport News quite frequently, I would say 2 to 3 times a year.(I live in Philadelphia) My friend said whataburger had some good food. However I never get a chance to go there. Well on this recent visit I was staying at...More

Thank ladyting
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Reviewed 17 December 2017

Food was okay, but we never thought we would get our food. As a previous reviewer said, it took over 20 minutes to get our burgers too. There were 4 people there working and it still took FOREVER. It was crazy. Horrible service.

Reviewed 5 December 2017

used to go there once ..twice a week when working near there. NOW...forget it...the older people working there can barely move...they had 4 people working and it took 20 minutes to get 2 burgers.

Thank Gg G
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Whataburger was once known for the BEST hamburger in town. What was sort of a quietish eating spot has been ruined by traffic pattern necessitated by WaLmart store. The nature of the community has declined.

Thank donpipes
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

You can get your hamburger prepared the way you like it, crispy French fries, apple pie is delicious, Pepsi products are ordered every time I visit. I have been eating at Whatabuger for 50 years.

Thank LadyEll
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

This is an iconic peninsula fast food place known to locals for decades and generations. Many of the customers know the employees by name and each other. This place is simple and no frills. There is no seating inside although there are several picnic tables...More

Thank John L
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Whataburger is the best place to grab a quick burger...you can call in your order and the staff will always have it ready...quick service and a good burger for the money.

Thank 589jen
Reviewed 18 June 2016

I had my first what - a - burger back in the early 70's. Love, love, love them! I cannot wait to get another one.

Thank bjlancaster59
Reviewed 12 August 2015

What-a-burger is not part of the chain stores of whataburger from Texas. They are based mainly here in Newport News and a few locations in Richmond. They've got pictures up in the restaurant sharing their history. There is no drive thru, just a walk up...More

Thank Yukino A
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  • Address: 6117 Jefferson Ave, Newport News, VA 23605-1511
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Newport News
  • Phone Number: +1 757-838-3111
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