Sonic Corp., founded as Sonic Drive-In and more commonly known as Sonic stylized as SONIC, is an American drive-in fast food restaurant chain owned by Inspire Brands, the parent company of Arby’s and Buffalo Wild Wings. As of 2021, 3,551 Sonic restaurants are located in 46 U.S. states. In 2020, Sonic was ranked 14th in QSR Magazine’s rankings of the top 50 quick-service and fast-casual restaurant brands in the nation. Known for its use of carhops on roller skates, the company annually hosts a competition in most locations to determine the top skating carhop in its system.
Although Sonic has operated since the early 1950s, Sonic Corp. incorporated in Delaware in 1990. It has its corporate headquarters in Oklahoma City; the headquarters building features a dine-in restaurant in an adjacent building. Prior to its acquisition by Inspire Brands, its stock traded on NASDAQ with the symbol SONC. Most restaurants are owned and operated by franchisees. Total 2016 revenues were around $100 million with net income of $18 million.
Sonic’s menu consists of hamburgers and French fries, as well as onion rings, corn dogs, chili dogs, and breakfast toaster sandwiches. Drink options include soft drinks, slushes, and milkshakes. Customers can combine various drinks and flavors to create thousands of possible drink combinations. Ice cream desserts include sundaes and floats. At a standard Drive-In, a customer drives into a covered drive-in stall, orders through an intercom speaker system, and has the food delivered by a carhop. Most drive-ins also have patio seating, and many have drive-through lanes.
Sonic operates 3530 restaurants in 46 United states. Restaurant operating time is totally dependent on the restaurant’s locations. It opens in the morning at 8 am and closes by 12 am the next day. The hours remain the same on the weekends also.
|Sonic Hours||Opening Hours||Closing Hours|
|Monday||08:00 AM||12:00 AM|
|Tuesday||08:00 AM||12:00 AM|
|Wednesday||08:00 AM||12:00 AM|
|Thursday||08:00 AM||12:00 AM|
|Friday||08:00 AM||12:00 AM|
|Saturday||08:00 AM||12:00 AM|
|Sunday||08:00 AM||12:00 AM|
Sonic Drive-In remains open on the important holidays like
- New Year’s Day
- Valentine’s Day
- Good Friday
- Easter Monday
- Easter Sunday
- Father’s Day
- Labors Day
- Thanksgiving Day
- Christmas Eve
- New Year’s Eve
But Drive-In remains close on
- Christmas Day
Sonic Drive-In is well known for its breakfast throughout the county. The restaurant’s menu offers several varieties of the breakfast burrito, sandwiches, and toasters as mentioned in the above menu.
Restaurants different from all other big fast-food restaurants like McDonald’s, Burger King because they serve breakfast all day long unlike other restaurants that only serve breakfast within a specific time period.
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