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Sonic Drive-In

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256 W Broadway, Newport, TN 37821-2838
+1 423-625-1141
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Sonic drive ins are in several states, and food there is usually good throughout the ones I've been to in several states. This particular Sonic has decent hamburgers, hot dogs, etc., but every time (at least six visits over the past seven months) I've had fries, tator tots or corn dogs they leave a bitter aftertaste of old oil. This... More 

Thank Connie O
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

Had to repeat my order three times because emplyee kept interrupting, the order was then wrong, missing items and the food was cold and old. I complained and asked for a manager who cut me off during my explanation. He did replace my order and offered a coin for free drink. He was almost rude and hurried to really care... More 

Thank Sherri S
Asheville, North Carolina
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53 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016

Ive gone to this sonic several times as its the closest to my home........service has never been spectacular but after today they have lost a customer.........I went to the drive thru and set there for about 7 minutes.........no one responded.........not even to say will be with you in a moment..........figuring that since its been broken before well must be broke... More 

Thank steffunnymoon
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26 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

Good thing I checked our food before we left. They forgot a hot dog and had to re-make me one. They were being nice making it from scratch but while they did my cheese sticks and fries cooled off. Got back to my hotel to find the marinara sauce missing for my 8 mozzarella sticks. It was ok because the... More 

Thank Christopher B
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

I have visited this Sonic about 5 times in the past year. Each time it has been horrible. Tonight ordered a large Coke Float for $5.81. This large cup maybe had one tiny scoop of ice cream and then was filled with Coke. There was not any ice cream to eat with a spoon. The only reason I even say... More 

Thank Tanyagreteman
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 February 2016 via mobile

Sonic has definitely improved since the summer. The food we ordered was fresh & hot & very good! Our order taker was Russ ( very nice & got everything right) & our carhop was Allie ( she is awesome, very nice & made sure we had everything & definitely a people person). Those 2 are very important people in making... More 

Thank Surbersgirl50406
Lewis Center, Ohio
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312 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2015 via mobile

Stopped for breakfast sandwiches on the East Tennessee Crossing National Scenic Byway, but had some challenges ordering and ended up with a double cheese burger instead of a burrito. The car hop offer to reorder, but we took what she had. Good food and nice car hop,but not sure if the speaker was the problem or the person taking the... More 

Thank Mark R
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2015

We went there for lunch and placed our order. We ordered 2 #1's with no lettuce and they came out with lettuce on the burgers. My husband also ordered a drink with easy ice and all the drinks came out with basically nothing but ice and no drink. We had ordered a kids meal and it came with no toy,... More 

Thank Surbersgirl50406
Newport, Tennessee
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85 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2015 via mobile

Sonic used to have "Service At The Speed of Sound", but the last two times I've visited, the service took over 30 minutes and still the orders were not right. Had to reorder to get everything I wanted from the first order. I understand understaffing, but the first day of summer, Father's Day, and half priced shakes. Shouldn't management plan... More 

Thank mnelson825
Satsuma, Alabama, United States
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 March 2012

We had iced drinks..mochas and ice cream. Hamburgers are small but tasty. We like the desserts the best. Shakes are great and slushy drinks too.

Thank Mabel H

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    1 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
Fast food
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 256 W Broadway, Newport, TN 37821-2838
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Newport
  • Phone Number: +1 423-625-1141
(423) 625-1141

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