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.
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.