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Sonic Drive-In

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7820 W US Highway 50, Salida, CO 81201-9345
+1 719-539-2580
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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41 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

Expect to take a long time to be served. I am not sure what the hold-up is, but it has been super slow every visit for the 3 years I have spent in Salida. Quality is always good, and the order is always correct, so there is that...

Thank Lone_Sojourner_606
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73 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

I was stuck in Salida because of a blizzard...the snowy kind not the milkshake (I think that's someone else's anyway). But they brought out my order both evenings very quickly in all the snow. Between the food and the service I'm hooked on Sonic(s).

Thank bogateer
Woodland Park, Colorado
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69 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Service was VERY SLOW! We ordered 4 burgers 2 drinks and it took 20 minutes. Bathrooms were very dirty! Typical fast food place I guess.

Thank Becca_6737
Salida, Colorado
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75 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

The menu is good and the food when you get it is OK. It takes about 15-20 minutes to get your order when using the drive thru. Not a fast food ioeration.

Thank Thumper81201
Montrose, Co Usa
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178 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

This maybe an older Sonic or maybe just made it fit on the property. First one I have been to in recent times that did not have an area inside to sit down. There were a few outside tables. They were very busy and to me seemed under staffed when we were there. We waited quite a time for them... More 

Thank ChocolateTraveler
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

It was just like all the sonics,they serve the same drinks as in Texas. Good quick service and right across from a Wal mart

Thank Donny G
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31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

Burgers were good but not as hot as we like. I like the Chicago dogs and they were as good as always. We thought service was slow due to busy dinner time. Second time was a late lunch, did not look busy but still slow.

Thank Michael M
Salida, Colorado
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016

I've tried three times lately to eat here, and have driven away with nothing each time. Waiting 15+ minutes for someone to take your order is unacceptable at a Sonic.

Thank Celtiyote
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

1st time it took 45 mins to get 3 orders of chicken strips. Thought it was because there a small Boy Scout troop here. Second time we left before we ordered 25 mins in drive up! Third time is not a charm. we thought we would take granddaughters to get drinks. Yeah. We had same luck. They are not that... More 

Thank Mickie K
Salida, Colorado
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2016

I came by here one night to get a cup of their chipped ice that's all. It took them fifteen minutes to bring me a cup of ice! The guy didn't have any straws on him so he went back inside to get it that took another fifteen minutes! So I waited a half hour for a cup of ice... More 

Thank Alexandra D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    2 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
American, Fast food
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7820 W US Highway 50, Salida, CO 81201-9345
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Salida
  • Phone Number: +1 719-539-2580

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