Sonic Debuts New $0.99 'Happy Hour'

Onion rings, tater tots now on offer for less than a buck


Sonic Drive-In has been offering a "Happy Hour" for some time now, in which all drinks and slushies are sold for 50 percent off between 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. every day. Well, now those drinks have some edible company, as four items have joined them on the happy hour roster.

A four-piece order of onion rings, a two-piece order of mozzarella sticks, a small order of tater tots, or a corn dog can now all be purchased for just $0.99 during those hours. 

And while they’re not  full-sized servings, they certainly make a solid afternoon snack. This also puts Sonic in the same ballpark as McDonald’s, KFC, and a few other chains that also have dollar menus.  McDonald’s is still the true champion in the bang-for-your-single buck field, though, with a wide selection of items that sell for a dollar, including the sausage biscuit and burrito, McDouble, McChicken, side salad, fruit and yogurt parfait, and an ice cream cone. 


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Clifton1727's picture

Oh JOY!!! FOUR whole onion rings for only a buck. So why advertise with a picture of a large order of onion rings? Who are you trying to fool?

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Sonic sounds like it has some great items for their new "Happy Hour". My comment has to do with McDonalds in that they advertise that the McDouble is on their $1.00 value menu but so far I've never found a McDonalds that charged only a $1.00 !!! They have always been $1.19 or more. FALSE ADVERTISING!!!

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