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Sonic Drive-In

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1960 Suburban Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55119-7001
+1 651-379-9898
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07:00 - 10:00
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Sun - Thu 07:00 - 10:00
Fri - Sat 07:00 - 11:00
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Woodbury, Minnesota
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2016

I used to enjoy going to Sonic. The Chicago Dogs were slimy like they mixed relish juice and mustard together. After eating on the patio, went through the drive through. Was nauseated by the dude preparing the food in the back. No hat, long beard, no gloves and a nasty T-shirt with the sleeves cut off. Can you say health... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota, Usa
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2015

The only reason to visit Sonic is half price shakes after 8. But lets face it, most people don't go for a shake by itself. So, get a hot dog. They are fresh, delicious, and the chili topping them is pretty darn tasty too. If you can, avoid the vegetables. They do not always rinse off the onions and lettuce... More 

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Minnesota
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104 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2015

Food is decent when or if you actually get it. Worst managed fast food restaurant anywhere. I have never gotten the right order from the drive-thru. I have been double-charged for my order on my card. Last time I was there, the car hop took my card inside, saying their card readers on the drive-in spots were broken. Took him... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2014

Ordered two (2) chili cheese dogs foot long and got them quickly and took a bite and the dog chewed rubbery, so took anouther bite and the same thing so I stopped and looked at my purchase to find that BOTH of my ordered hot dog were GREEN yes GREEN I got very sick and called the company to get... More 

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Minnesota
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104 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2013

Last 2 times I went to Sonic, I did the drive through (a drive-in only makes little sense in Minnesota in the winter). Got home and sandwiches were wrong. First time, had single instead of double burgers. 2nd time burger tasted off (obviously very dirty grill -- ick) and I ordered mayo, ketchup, lettuce, tomato. What did I get? Onion,... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2012

My babe and I were fortunate enough to meet up this past Valentine's Day because we originally thought our schedules would be conflicted. Being that we had celebrated our first V-Day the night before (in an amazing way), we decided something a little more low key and "easy" should be in order. Easy is not how we ended up at... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2012

visited sonic last july2011 to cool off on a hot sweltering summer day. coming back for a visit again this july 2012.love all the ice cream treats! the drive in concept is really fun!!! when you place an order on the two way intercom the waitress never hears your name correctly. we all just laugh when the waitress calls out... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2008

The food was cold. Smoothies were good.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 10:00
Monday
07:00 - 10:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 10:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 10:00
Thursday
07:00 - 10:00
Friday
07:00 - 11:00
Saturday
07:00 - 11:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1960 Suburban Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55119-7001
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Saint Paul
  • Phone Number: +1 651-379-9898

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?