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Sonic Drive-In

1451 N Ankeny Blvd, Ankeny, IA 50023
+1 515-963-0399
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor23%
  • Terrible5%
12 Jun 2018
“Great Summer Treats”
22 Jan 2018
Open Now
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM Hours
Fast food
1451 N Ankeny Blvd, Ankeny, IA 50023
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Reviewed 19 September 2018

I love their New York Hot dogs, and pretty much every menu item of theirs that I have tasted. The people who work there are friendly and accommodating. They have great prices, and when I am going through that way, I always stop.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Suezan
Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

Sonic is a great place to go for summer treats. We love going in the evening as there is often a promotion of some kind. On our most recent visit the shakes were half off. Sonic is great if you want to drive up in...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Amy5182
Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

I love Sonic's. yesterday was a completely different experience than I've had. Below freezing temps, it took 15 minutes to get to the drive through window. And when I did, they told me that someone gave my order to the previous car! So when I...More

Date of visit: February 2018
1  Thank init4keeps
Reviewed 23 January 2018

On my way home from Des Moines I wanted something cool and refreshing to drink. I stopped at Sonic and choose a lemon peach slush. I will be back! It was more than super refreshing! tart and sweet all in one! The service was fast...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank JoAnn16
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

We stopped thru here on the way back from a long trip. The food was fresh, hot and tasted great, and the service was fast with friendly staff. Marcydiner tantrum scale of 5/5-no screaming kids.

Date of visit: May 2017
1  Thank init4keeps
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Super sonic double cheeseburger, cheese bites, hay batter batter blast! Best burger place around. Best for a Saturday night dinner for the family. The food is worth the price.

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank mdparker0410
Reviewed 2 March 2017

I went to Sonic specifically for the special half off promotion on your shakes. I ordered my shake and when I got to the window they told me my price I thought it was too high and stated that I though shakes were half off...More

Date of visit: March 2017
1  Thank duelistrealms
Reviewed 31 January 2017

I don't know what it was about asking to have my hotdog on a poppy seed bun (which they have) that threw them off but yeah... messed up my order 3 times before I finally went inside and told them step by step how to...More

Date of visit: November 2016
1  Thank melanie g
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

My family is from out of town and we have never had sonic before but heard such good things about it we thought we'd try it. I ordered a medium waffleberry master blast with stale brownie pieces and only 1/4 was actually what I wanted...More

Date of visit: July 2016
1  Thank Ali K
Reviewed 23 March 2016

We visit Sonic at least twice a month to get our shake fix. They are very courteous and freakishly fast on service!!! We usually skip the drive through, because you can drive up to an order board, order, pay with your card right there (or...More

Date of visit: March 2016
1  Thank lbcomp
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1451 N Ankeny Blvd, Ankeny, IA 50023
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Ankeny
  • Phone Number: +1 515-963-0399
Experience unique, drive-in dining with made-to-order food and more than 1.3 million drink combinations.
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