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5205 S Croatan Hwy, Nags Head, NC 27959-9500
+1 252-441-9030
06:00 - 00:00
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Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina
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52 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017

This Sonic has really gone down hill since it opened years ago. Several different owners over the years. The place looks awful. Several menu stations broke, trash over flowing. Needs to be cleaned up.

Thank tammy o
Nags Head, North Carolina
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

I have visited this location two times, once in the middle of a Saturday and once on a Wednesday evening. Both times have been awful experiences. The first time I tried to give them the benefit of the doubt and went back, never again. There was one other customer in the drive through and no one else. I waited well... More 

Thank fifty8daliclocks
Painesville, Ohio
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

This is 'comfort food' from a chain restaurant if you want something fast. I've visited Sonic both here and other places but really should be enjoying the local restaurants who provide a better OBX experience

Thank bigohdawg
Fredericksburg, Virginia
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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Tried to go through the drive through this morning. One employee outside the restaurant on his cell phone. Waited 3 minutes at the order location, no one responded. Drove around, asked the employee on his cell if anyone was inside, he said yes, drive through. I did again, and after 30 seconds a voice said, hold on a minute. I... More 

Thank Patrick S
Kitty Hawk, North Carolina
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81 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

VERY slow! Shouldn't have to wait 10 mins for 1 soda. Last time I stopped in on my way to work one morning I ordered 1 iced tea and 1 slush for later. Like usual, I paid when I got to the window but waited about 5 mins before someone came back and told me that the slush machine had... More 

Thank lacyayn
Asheville, North Carolina
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92 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Love the cheese burger and the deep chocolate shake, Keep it simple and god with the standard 1/4 lb. Nice and fresh

Thank Steveramble
Lexington, Kentucky
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109 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

Our experience was pretty standard. Waited a little at the drive through, but the order was right. Just watch out for the sea gulls. There was a guy eating in his truck at one of the parking spaces. On the ground in the next space, watching him INTENTLY, was a flock of hungry sea gulls. You could see them thinking..."Mine?"

Thank redneckbluevote
Suffolk, Virginia
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Visited on 9/4/16 at 10pm lights were on but no service. Website and ads in coupon books say open til 12. Several other people came up for service and when they walked up to the door the person inside said they were closed. It would've been nice if they would have let us and the other people waiting in cars... More 

Thank Diane T
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35 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

Stopped here mid August as it was late and not too many options. Took a long time to just place our order, some people left without ever ordering. Burger tasted fishy, tossed it out, fries were cold. My slushie was good though. To top it off they charged my card with another order for $26 that was not mine. Cap... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

They took forever to get our food and on top of that, got my order wrong and never got our refills we asked for or shake either!

Thank Krista J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Fast food
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:00 - 00:00
06:00 - 00:00
06:00 - 00:00
06:00 - 00:00
06:00 - 00:00
06:00 - 00:00
06:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5205 S Croatan Hwy, Nags Head, NC 27959-9500
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Nags Head
  • Phone Number: +1 252-441-9030

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