TypePrivately held company
IndustryFast Food
When it was created1950
HeadquartersSan Antonio, Texas
Things madeHamburgers, chicken, breakfast, salad
Employees22,500 (as of September 2012)
WebsiteOfficial website
A Whataburger in Frisco, Texas

Whataburger is a fast food restaurant that specifically makes hamburgers. It was founded in 1950 in the city of Corpus Christi, Texas.[1] The restaurant chain was completely on portable stands until the first permanent store was built in 1961.[1] Most Whataburger locations are open for all 24 hours in the day.[2]


  1. 1.0 1.1 Fain, Lisa. "Why Texans Will Ride or Die for Whataburger". Bon Appetit. Retrieved 2018-02-05.
  2. "We tried the regional burger chain many people say is the best in America to see if it lives up to the hype — here's the verdict". Business Insider. Retrieved 2018-02-05.

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