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Sonic Drive-In

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1451 N Ankeny Blvd, Ankeny, IA 50023-4118
+1 515-963-0399
06:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 23:00
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 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 the rest was just vanilla ice cream, my brothers was the same way. Very disappointing... More 

Thank Ali K
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 cash to the car hop) and within literally 3 minutes your food is delivered with... More 

Thank lbcomp
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51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2015

I tried a couple times to see why people actually eat this food and I could not believe how bad it is! It honestly tasted like someone spilled the entire salt shaker on my food! And the ice cream tastes like it's not even real food! The cherry limeades are good though!

Thank Kevin N
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2015

We have had coupons for Sonic and have taken advantage of the savings several time. Our favorite is the Footlong Coney which we have ordered on all our visits and this visit was no exception. The footlong hot dog came out hot and nesseled in a fresh bun topped with a chili sauce and melting cheese. My mozzarella sticks were... More 

Thank kasey305
Des Moines, Iowa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2015 via mobile

This place delivered 5 products, hot and fresh, in about 4 minutes, all while having their drive in stalls nearly at capacity. They really have their stuff together. Fast, hot, fresh food and friendly service and good prices! Kudos!

1 Thank init4keeps
Des Moines, Iowa
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83 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2015

Good food, always hot. A bIt on the slow side. But shakes are amazing, dozens of flavors, delicious and creamy. my current favorite is pinapple.

Thank Pam H
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2014 via mobile

My wife and our two young boys came here on a Tuesday night and it was packed. Almost every spot was taken. We ordered and had our food within 10 mins at most. The food was outstanding and the guy that brought our food out was very friendly. We will be coming back doe sure!

Des Moines, Iowa
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2013 via mobile

took my husband here for the first time. He loved the burgers. Very slow service since there were only 2 cars in the drive thru.

1 Thank Miata P
Des Moines, Iowa, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2013

Excellent food, fast friendly service The food is not precooked, it is cooked fresh but still rapid food and great service

Thank Sherri M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Fast food
Open Hours
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1451 N Ankeny Blvd, Ankeny, IA 50023-4118
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Ankeny
  • Phone Number: +1 515-963-0399

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?