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SouthFloridaFoodNerd Feb 6, 2011 07:19 PM

We were promised a whole new Sonic Burger experience, complete with alcoholic beverages. Coming Summer of 2010!

It's Winter, 2011. Where oh where is my Sonic Burger at Beach Place?

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    conchchowder Aug 26, 2013 04:45 AM

    2013 and still no sonic at 8050 West Commercial Blvd...not even a groundbreaking!

    1. FTLToday Nov 13, 2011 05:43 AM

      Sonic Beach on Ft Lauderdale Beach in NOW OPEN. It's a cool location overlooking the beach with beer and wine available. Have to dine in for alcohol and the do have table service. We went yesterday the second day open and the staff is quite 'new'. Friendly but it's a little hectic. Food came out very fast. Beer was cold and good. The food was a bit off. While this is our first Sonic in Launderdake, we've eaten there plenty times in other cities. The buger seemed kind of thin and the toppings were sparse. Not much lettuce at all and tomatoes were very thin. Too much mayo and didn't get the katsup I ordered. Maybe it's just because they are on their second day. Jalapeño poppers were 'ok'. Not piping hot like when you go through ant Sonic drive thru. Motzerella sticks were great but could have been a touch hotter. The server forgot the marinera and never checked on us till we were done. No napkins either.
      In time hopefully consistancy I food will improve. Hours are 10 am to 3 am daily. I wish they opened at 7 am. Lots of early risers on the beach.

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        SouthFloridaFoodNerd Oct 10, 2011 12:56 PM

        Hey, my old thread is back! There is news, FINALLY. They just started hiring at the beach location, so maybe it's really going to happen soon. I'm not holding my breath, though.

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          scabharris Oct 7, 2011 11:42 AM

          Looks like one is opening on Commercial Blvd in Lauderhill/Ft. Lauderdale. (8050 W. Commercial Blvd.) Its on their website as coming soon. Finally!

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            seminole phil Oct 8, 2011 08:29 PM

            theres one in lake worth and one in the good part of riviera beach off northlake and congress and one on boynton bch blvd west of 95

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              freakerdude Oct 9, 2011 05:43 AM

              I've never thought of Sonic as being anything other than just another generic fast food place. They have decent chili dogs and o-rings. Do we really need both fast food and alcohol indulgence all in one place? Offering alcohol would be a deterrent for most families, not an attraction.

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            HollyDolly Feb 14, 2011 06:49 AM

            Well,I don't know when they are coming to Florida, but we have two here in Schertz,and one in Universal City, and none of the Sonics here in Texas sell alcholic drinks.Think someone is pulling your leg on that score.

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              Alfred G Feb 14, 2011 12:30 PM

              They are already in Boynton Beach and Lake Worth.

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                LargeLife Feb 19, 2011 10:04 AM

                We had two in Homestead pre-Hurricane Andrew.....and both failed.....A group of African-American businessman brought them in.....Now...there's one currently underconstruction in Homestead....on Campbell Drive.......Hopefully it does well.....I hit the Sonic in Jensen Beach earlier today for Double Sonic and Strawberry Limeade......and it was pretty danged good......

                EMac
                Ft. Pierce, FL

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              gammish Feb 8, 2011 11:16 AM

              I'll ask my neighbor the next time he visits - he owns more Sonics than anyone and should know. If I remember, I'll post it up...

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                SouthFloridaFoodNerd Feb 8, 2011 11:18 AM

                please do! thanks!

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                  Shooz Feb 14, 2011 06:45 AM

                  Ask when they're gonna open one in Miami too. We're waiting....

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                southocean Feb 6, 2011 08:36 PM

                Dunno if I would pin my hopes for eternal happiness on the promise of a Sonic, whether or not it was serving alcoholic beverages.

                Have you tried ROK-BRGR?

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                  SouthFloridaFoodNerd Feb 8, 2011 04:26 AM

                  I have and it's FANTASTIC. It's my favorite new burger joint but they don't fill the same need as Sonic. For one thing, they have a distinct lack of cherry limeades and while rok:brgr has amazing sides (the fried b&b pickles make my heart sing (and clog)) there will always be a special place in my heart for Sonic's onion rings.

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