Over the years, in that brown building with its big A-frame in the middle, you’d find all manner of decorations—from kites and stuffed animals to homilies and sayings on wooden plaques, trophies and portraits of local sports teams, big framed Reader’s Choice awards from the Arkansas Times, and letters of
The décor may change, but the service doesn’t.
Each order on its white bag is filled, and if there’s more to the order than fills the bag more white paper sacks are attached by clothespins. When each order is completed, it’s slid out to the register to the cashier, waiting with a
Burgers are custom made with whatever you want on them, but locals know the terminology of the place. For instance, there’s the Whatta-Sissy topped
You don’t order the full sized order of French fries
And the shakes are something else. A 16-ounce medium is usually enough. Few order the extra large—
In case you were
So if you’re in the area, be sure to drop in… especially if you’re making that trip from Little Rock to Fayetteville, and need a bite to eat. Take exit 81 on I-40 and head south on Arkansas Avenue (Arkansas Scenic Highway 7) until you come to the front entrance of Arkansas Tech. Feltner’s Whatta-Burger’s on the right. Call orders in ahead to (479) 968-1410, and if you need more information, check out the website.
Read about a previous Feltner's Whatta-Burger visit, here.
And see what Old Man Feltner's nephews got up to later on, here.