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Sonic Drive-In

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950 E Main St, Carbondale, IL
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6:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 7:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars

We often stop by Sonic on our way home from a shopping trip..usually just for a drink. The service is usually pretty quick, and we are pleased with it.

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2012
Max W
Pinckneyville, Illinois
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Marion, Illinois
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10 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

tasteless. poor quality food I thought. I'll never go back. I know, never say never right? lol Can't really say anymore so I won't. I have to use at least 100 characters so thats what I'm doing now.

Thank Stephen S
Pinckneyville, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2012

We often stop by Sonic on our way home from a shopping trip..usually just for a drink. The service is usually pretty quick, and we are pleased with it.

Thank Max W
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164 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2012

This place is just nasty. Bad service and even worse food. I like to drive on by.

Thank Dovernj
Murphysboro, Illinois
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2012

love the ice cream here...always good! Also the chicken strip sandwich is good and cheap!

Thank Cindy F
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2011

Drive- in fun and the food is great and fast. Spend some time with your family but not all your money. Great deal!

Thank AkaJiffyPop
Carbondale, Illinois
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35 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2011

I don't believe I have ever been to a restaurant with faster service. It is actually kind of hard to believe that you are getting fresh food when they bring it to you so quickly, but their food is always hot (or cold) and just what you ordered. This is a great place if you are in a hurry! Just... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 950 E Main St, Carbondale, IL
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Carbondale

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American


Open Hours
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm

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