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Sonny's Drive-In

American, Fast food, Canadian
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256 Weber St N, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
+1 519-884-1750
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10:00 - 03:00
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Sun - Thu 10:00 - 01:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 03:00
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Region of Waterloo, Canada
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I have been a customer for 50 years and still enjoy my monthly visits to Sonnys. Excellent fish and chips, hamburgers, hot dogs and fresh cut french fries and hand dipped onion rings. Locally owned. Large portions. Better than the big chains........and Bobby, one of the original Greek owners, is still there.

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Thank mboehmer8
Hamilton, Canada
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

I think the owners are desperate to sell food and service was very bad Never again yuk! Sell it already stop feeding this bad food to people

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Thank D G
Elmira, Canada
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51 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017

This place is grubby and the burger left a film like texture in my mouth after eating it. Not just me either. My buddy who ate here with me had the same thing. Simply gross.

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Thank Doronik
Waterloo, Canada
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23 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

I loved sonny's previously but this last visit was horrible. The onion rings were left from previous deep fry and re fried they were so hard we could not eat them.The chicken nuggets were awful the milk shake was great

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Thank John N
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

We are temporarily staying in the area due to a house fire. Never been to Sonny's in my life. We needed a quick lunch so went there. The food was very fresh, nice and hot and it did not make me feel ill like most burger fast food places. My new favourite burger place! The whole family loved it. How... More 

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Thank Sandy H
Riverview, Canada
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

This place is a landmark in Waterloo, Been going here since I was a teenager, great food after a few beers! They change oil regularly so the fries and onion rings always are tasty, burgers, hot dogs, sausage are great, but their fish and chips are exceptional.

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Thank Scott M
Waterloo, Canada
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2016

Have been going there since 1971. When it comes to their hamburger patty, things have changed and not for the better. Since the recent full takeover with a new owner, the hamburger I tried and failed to eat tonight was a vile tasting amalgamation of who knows what blend of meats comprised that patty. In my opinion, this patty was... More 

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Thank chollie1kw
Orillia, Canada
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69 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2016

Sonny's was our go-to burger joint when we were university students some forty years ago - open very late and always great food at fair prices. Our recent visit there was great fun and we thoroughly enjoyed our burgers and fries. We plan to make this a regular stop once again. Interesting menu and food prepared as you order.

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Thank CanadaBarb2015
Ontario, Canada
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55 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2016

This fun drive in stands the test of time with good food and good service, no better place for burgers and fresh cut fries

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Thank CrawdadJCW
Kitchener, Canada
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388 reviews
286 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 193 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2016

Sonny's has been around for years and when Paul took it over, nothing changed. The burgers are great, good fries but the Fish and Chips are out of this world. Tasty, nice coating and priced very fairly. The box they put the fries in is so filled with fries they have to set the fish on top. Not many burger... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Fast food, Canadian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 01:00
Monday
10:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 01:00
Thursday
10:00 - 01:00
Friday
10:00 - 03:00
Saturday
10:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 256 Weber St N, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Region of Waterloo  >  Waterloo
  • Phone Number: +1 519-884-1750

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