Salads on the Whataburger Menu

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While Whataburger may be known for its hamburgers, there are other tasty items on the Whataburger menu, such as its salads. Believe it or not, the popular hamburger chain does have three salads on its menu every day. Occasionally, you might also spot a specialty salad as a “Limited Time Offer.”

The Whataburger "W" symbol on the side of the restaurant.

Let’s take a look at the salads you find every day on the Whataburger menu, as well as one of their limited offerings.

The Whataburger Cobb Salad

Whataburger's Cobb Salad with grilled chicken, sliced hard boiled eggs, and strips of bacon.
Cobb salad with grilled chicken – $10.20 (as of 8/10/23), 430 calories (excluding salad dressing)

The Cobb Salad comes standard with a sliced hard-boiled egg, shredded Cheddar cheese, crispy bacon strips, grape tomatoes, matchstick carrot, and a lettuce blend of romaine and petite mature lettuce leaves (Red Roma Blend). The salad also comes with your choice of Whatachick’n filet, grilled chicken filet, spicy chicken filet, or even no chicken.

The basic Cobb salad (without any meat) has 300 calories, 19 grams of fat, 8 grams of carbohydrates, and 20 grams of protein.

Apple & Cranberry Chicken Salad

Close up look at Whataburger's Apple Cranberry Salad with a grilled chicken breast and apple slices.
Apple & Cranberry Salad with grilled chicken – $9.86 (as of 8/10/23), 385 calories (excluding salad dressing)

The Apple and Cranberry Salad comes with shredded Cheddar cheese, cranberries, apple slices, and shredded carrots served on a bed of lettuce. The basic salad (without meat) has 255 calories, 10 grams of fat, 36 grams of carbohydrates, and 8 grams of protein.

You can choose it without meat making a vegetarian-friendly option, or add a Whatachick’n filet, grilled chicken filet, or spicy chicken filet.

Whataburger Garden Salad

The last salad on the everyday menu is the Garden Salad. The basic garden salad is $5.39 (prices may vary) and has only 160 calories, 9 grams of fat, 10 grams of carbohydrates, and 9 grams of protein. The salad has a bed of lettuce, grape tomatoes, shredded Cheddar cheese, and matchstick carrots. Like the other salads, you can choose to have a chicken filet added to the salad to make it a Whataburger Chicken Garden Salad.

Whataburger Salad Dressings

When you order a salad at Whataburger, you are not confined to a particular dressing. You are free to choose from the six salad dressings on their menu:

  • Creamy Pepper [240 calories]
  • Jalapeno Ranch [280 calories]
  • Ranch [240 calories]
  • Honey mustard [200 calories]
  • Thousand Island [260 calories]
  • Balsamic Vinaigrette [180 calories]

Salad Additions

There are several add-ons you can choose for an additional cost for your salads:

  • Hard-boiled egg [80 calories, +$0.55]
  • Shredded cheese [110 calories, $0.60]
  • Bacon slices [70 calories, $0.50]
  • Grilled chicken filet [130 calories, $2.50]
  • Spicy chicken filet [180 calories, $2.50]
  • Whatachick’n filet [240 calories, $2.50]
  • Jalapenos [0 calories, $0.55]
  • Grilled jalapenos [10 calories, $0.55]
  • Avocado [90 calories, $1.00]

Limited Time Salad – Buffalo Ranch Chicken Salad

Whataburger's Buffalo Ranch chicken salad on a table.
Buffalo Ranch Chicken Salad with Whatachick’n Filet – $8.69, 710 calories with Ranch dressing

The Buffalo Ranch Chicken Salad is a special offering on the Whataburger menu. The salad is served with your choice of a Whatachick’n filet, grilled chicken filet, or spicy chicken filet. The chicken is served on top of a Red Roma Blend with blue cheese, bacon slices, grape tomatoes, and grated carrots. Nutrition information will vary depending on the meat that you choose.

  • With grilled chicken, the salad has 600 calories, 43 grams of fat, 15 grams of carbohydrates, and 39 grams of protein.
  • With a spicy chicken filet, the salad has 650 calories, 46 grams of fat, 29 grams of carbohydrates, and 32 grams of protein.
  • The salad with a Whatachick’n filet has 710 calories,516 grams of fat, 25 grams of carbohydrates, and 40 grams of protein.

Whataburger Nutrition Information

You can get more information about the nutrition information for the menu items that you choose by going to Whataburger’s website. Simply go to the menu, select the item(s) that you want, and then click Show Nutrition. You will find it located underneath the item price. 

For more in-depth nutrition, be sure to choose the add-ons that you would like as well as remove the items that you do not want. Then click on the Show Nutrition button.

The Whataburger App

If you like the ease of being able to order food at the tips of your fingers, then you will want to check into the Whataburger App, available at the App Store and at Google Play.

The app is handy in that you can find the nearest Whataburger location, place your order “online,” and earn rewards (customers earn one free reward for every five visits to a Whataburger restaurant).

Screen shot of the rewards available on the Whataburger app.

You can load your credit card to the app and use it to pay for your purchases. (Apple Pay is another convenient way of paying for your Whataburger purchases.)

Hungry for more salads? Check out our posts about Panera Salads, Wendy’s Salads, Cracker Barrel Salads, and Zaxby’s salads. If you’re lucky and find yourself in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach, you’ll want to check out our posts for Salads and Healthy Options.

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