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Sonic Drive-In

1015 Volunteer Parkway, Bristol, TN 37620
(423) 652-7781
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Ranked #51 of 77 Restaurants in Bristol
Cuisines: Fast Food
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English first
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

I stopped here on 4th of July due to a hangover. My body craved some greasy French fries and a chocolate shake. After waiting an eternity in the drive through I received a fry that had been sitting since yesterday. The fries were dry cold and mixed with tator tots? I ate them in shame. My milkshake was disgusting. It... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014 via mobile

so I went for lunch with my wife and children at this sonic today, and it was horrible ! I was the first one in the drive thru line and I had to repeat my order 3 times! When I pulled up to the window I waited 20 minutes to get my food!! When I finally got my food they... More 

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Bristol, Connecticut
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Have never been to a Sonic restaurant so I wasn't quite sure what to expect. The gal that took my order needs more training on the register. Another gal more experienced ended up taking over and processing my order. One guy in the kitchen kept hollering loudly--very unprofessional. The cheeseburger was disappointing--roll cold and cheese not melted. Fries very skimpy.... More 

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Plainville, Connecticut
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Came here for the grandson. If I'm going to wait that long for service, I rather have it be at a restaurant waiting for a steak and not a burger and cold fries. I worked in customer service for years and we would never have our customers wait that long to check out and I have dealt with longer lines... More 

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Plainville, Connecticut
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

42 minute wait for 2 milkshakes, and that was the same experience for every angry customer in the restaurant. No management visible, several very young, inexperienced, unsupervised teenagers visiting with friends. I wont be back, we have MANY options in this area and wont settle for poor service.

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38 reviews 38 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2012

It may not be excellent food, but we don't have SONIC in Maryland so it is always a treat to go to one. Service was excellent and the food was hot and good.

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Thibodaux, Louisiana
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435 reviews 435 reviews
237 restaurant reviews
127 helpful votes 127 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2012

Get back in the car and drive your fast food craving self to Pals. Check out the reviews on here. I wouldn't steer you wrong.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2008

Burgers and Hotdogs are really good. If you are hungry and are wanting either one and are nearby, i would check it out.

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Address: 1015 Volunteer Parkway, Bristol, TN 37620
Phone Number: (423) 652-7781
Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Bristol
Cuisine: Fast Food

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