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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
10:00 - 03:00
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Sun - Thu 10:00 - 01:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 03:00
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Waterloo, Canada
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18 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 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

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 

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.

Thank Scott M
Waterloo, Canada
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 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 

Thank chollie1kw
Orillia, Canada
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59 reviews
26 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.

Thank CanadaBarb2015
Ontario, Canada
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52 reviews
37 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

Thank CrawdadJCW
Kitchener, Canada
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378 reviews
281 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 189 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 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 

1 Thank AdvisorOntario
Waterloo, Canada
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2016

The burgers are great, the fries are hand cut and they give you lot's, the fish and chips are good. The food is prepared to order, always hot and yummy

Thank Brenda H
Waterloo, Canada
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015

No wonder this drive in has been in business for so long, real charbroiled burgers and sausage, amazing steak on a kaiser and the best fish and chips and onions rings in town!

1 Thank lynnie32014
Region of Waterloo, Canada
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2015

Me and the wife wood go to sunnys for fishchips they were a good price at $20 bucks when we started then $22.80 and now its 25.00 bucks going somewhere else sorry to high

Thank Manny T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Fast food, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 03:00
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?