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Whataburger is Coming to Springfield

Five locations to open by 2023

Editor's Note: Updated 5/24/23 to reflect updated opening dates.

It was only a matter of time before Whataburger answered the call from fans in the Springfield area. Springfieldians will finally have the chance to sink their teeth into Whataburger’s bold flavors and fresh ingredients. 

Whataburger plans to open five Springfield-area restaurants by year-end 2023.



  • 2355 N. Glenstone Ave., Springfield, Mo. 65803 
  • 401 N. Eastgate Ave., Springfield, Mo. 65802

Along with the new restaurants, Whataburger will bring exciting career opportunities to the community, with plans to hire more than 660 employees.

More information on Whataburger’s competitive benefits and salaries, great opportunities for career advancements and other employee resources for growth and development are available here.


Whataburger has focused on its fresh, made-to-order burgers and friendly customer service since 1950 when Harmon Dobson opened the first Whataburger as a small roadside burger stand in Corpus Christi, Texas. Today, the company is headquartered in San Antonio with more than 900 locations across its 14-state footprint and sales of more than $3 billion annually. Whataburger is a 2022 Top Workplaces winner. The brand has more than 50,000 Family Members (employees) and more than 60 million customers who like to customize their Whataburgers just like they like it. Visit whataburger.com for more information. To apply for Whataburger jobs, visit whataburger.com/careers.