Sonic Franchising LLC licenses the operation of Sonic restaurants, serving made-to-order premium beef hot dogs, footlong quarter pound coneys, hamburgers and other sandwiches, hand-battered onion rings, tater tots and a full breakfast menu. They are known for our variety of Frozen Favorites® treats and Fountain Favorites® drinks, too, like cherry limeades, famous slushes and SONIC Blast® treats. At a typical “Traditional Sonic Drive-In,” a customer parks in one of 16 to 24 covered drive-in spaces and orders through an intercom speaker system. A Carhop then delivers the customer’s food directly to the customer’s vehicle. The Traditional Sonic Drive-In also includes a drive-thru lane and a patio, and may include an enclosed patio or indoor seating.
Sonic Franchising LLC is a Delaware limited liability company and was formed on March 23, 2011. Sonic is an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of Sonic Corp., a Delaware corporation. Sonic Corp.’s, Sonic’s and all Sonic’s affiliates’ offices are located at 300 Johnny Bench Drive, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73104.
Investment Your estimated initial investment necessary to begin operation of a Traditional Sonic Drive-In franchise ranges from approximately $865,000 to $3,641,300 plus land costs and includes the $45,000 franchise fee that must be paid to Sonic. Your estimated initial investment necessary to begin operation of a Non-Traditional Sonic franchise ranges from approximately $354,500 to $1,520,300 and includes the $22,500 franchise fee that must be paid to Sonic.