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6117 Jefferson Ave, Newport News, VA 23605-1511
+1 757-838-3111
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good28%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
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11:00 - 21:00All hours
Fast food
6117 Jefferson Ave, Newport News, VA 23605-1511
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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
Reviewed 8 July 2015 via mobile

This burger joint has been around since my parents were children and is still the best in town. Made to order, fresh and delicious! Make sure you get the fries, too! It's refreshing to still have a mom and pop burger place that's so much...More

Thank FieryLilRedhead
Reviewed 21 April 2015 via mobile

They advertise as a real whataburger. Like Texas based whataburger. Maybe it's not their fault but it's extremely false advertising. We drove 45 minutes from Virginia Beach just to find a knock-off. Be advised, it's not the real deal.

5  Thank Angelaandnate
Reviewed 21 February 2015

Had my first What-A-Burger back in the early 70's when I was a youngster growing up in Hampton. They became one of the rare treats that we had a couple of times a year and they were always great. I moved from the area in...More

2  Thank Camp_Conley
Reviewed 30 December 2014

It is refreshing to not have a chain burger and this place is still around. Been going there for years and will continue.

1  Thank LouMacnabb
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11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • 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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