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A Restaurant Franchise with a larger-than-life philosophy.

We see the world through cherry limeade-colored glasses, and we wouldn’t have it any other way. Learn how our ingenuity and willingness to adapt has driven our growth through every economy.

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Year after year, SONIC continues to be a disrupter in the QSR industry with a fan-favorite menu and franchiseefriendly business model built to last. Our secret is simple: we care about people. We pay close attention to guest demand and listen to our franchisees to make changes that fuel our growth for the long term.   

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A Business Model Franchisees Love and an Experience Customers Crave

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“It was challenging but rewarding to know that the time and effort we put in to learn everything was really just going right back into the business.”

Tailor Cain, Multi-unit franchisee in Nevada

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A Proud Member of the Inspire Brands Family

SONIC is a part of Inspire’s family of brands. Inspire Brands is a global, multi-brand restaurant company and is the second-largest restaurant company in the U.S. With the backing of Inspire, we are able to offer you superior support and unmatched purchasing power from the very start.

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How SONIC Supports You from Day One & Beyond



Why Multi-Unit Entrepreneurs Invest in SONIC

Nik Bhakta, owner of hundreds of restaurants, opens up about why he continues to open

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SONIC’s Claudia San Pedro Named LATINA Executive of 2020

In recognition of her exemplary leadership, innovation and the success of SONIC Drive-In, LATINA Style.

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Sonic Finds the Fast Lane During COVID-19

In a year where eating in your car became cool again, the classic brand kept evolving.

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For a limited time, we are offering significant incentives for new store development commitments for 2022–2025. To receive more information, please fill out the form below