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SONIC Opens First Salem Drive-InSalem-News.com Business Report
(OKLAHOMA CITY) - Salem, Oregon residents now have a reason to stay in – stay in their cars that is. SONIC®, America’s Drive-In® today announced the opening of Salem’s first SONIC Drive-In, a restaurant where you order your meal and eat right from the comfort of your own vehicle.
“We are very excited to open the first SONIC in Salem,” said Delbert Warren, principle of the Warren Group, the franchise group that owns and operates the drive-in. “We are looking forward to serving the community and delivering the fun Carhop service SONIC Drive-Ins are known for across the country.”
The Salem SONIC Drive-In is located at 220 Lancaster Dr. SE and opens at 11:00 AM on April 17th to serve customers a delicious breakfast. With the full menu available all day, customers can enjoy a Breakfast Burrito to start their morning or to satisfy their hunger during the late night hours until 11:00 PM.
During April, SONIC is featuring Jr. Wraps, which along with SONIC’s Happy Hour where there are half price drinks from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM everyday, are perfect for an afternoon pick-me-up.
SONIC, which specializes in made-to-order fast food, is known for its specialty menu items and personal Carhop service. Unique drink combinations make SONIC Your Ultimate Drink Stop!Ò SONIC’s slow-melting ice, helps drinks stay cool and keeps them cooled longer while maintaining flavor.
SONIC’s full menu is available all day, giving guests the option of eating breakfast for dinner or ordering a SONIC Blast in the morning.
Favorites include TOASTER® Sandwiches (sandwiches served on thick Texas Toast), Extra-Long Cheese Coneys (hot dogs with chili and cheese), fresh hamburgers, handfresh-made Onion Rings, Tater Tots and a variety of Frozen Favorites® treats and Fountain Favorites® drinks. SONIC’s ever-growing menu is full of options to satisfy every taste, with frequent additions such as Fresh Fruit Smoothies.
SONIC, America’s Drive-In (NASDAQ/NM: SONC) started as a hamburger and root beer stand in 1953 in Shawnee, Okla., called Top Hat Drive-In, and then changed its name to SONIC in 1959. The first drive-in to adopt the SONIC name is still serving customers in Stillwater, Oklahoma.
As the nation’s largest chain of drive-in restaurants, SONIC has nearly 3,400 drive-ins coast to coast. More than a million customers eat at SONIC every day; and with more drink combinations than any other quick-service restaurant – more than 168,894 – SONIC is Your Ultimate Drink StopSM.
For more information about Sonic Corp. and its subsidiaries, visit SONIC at sonicdrivein.com.
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