Should Long Island have more Sonic restaurants?

A carhop deliver food to customers on April

A carhop deliver food to customers on April 14, 2014, at the Sonic Drive In, 1380 Deer Park Ave. in North Babylon. Sonic touts its carhop service as something that helps it stand out. Servers wearing roller skates deliver food as customers wait in their cars. (Credit: James Carbone)

Drive-in restaurant chain Sonic said in April 2014 that it plans a major expansion over the next decade, when it hopes to open 1,000 new eateries across the country. However, while Long Island is no stranger to fast-food chains, attempts by developers to build Sonic restaurants in the region have not gone too well. In East Meadow, a Sonic plan ultimately failed, while a recent judge's dismissal of the Town of Smithtown's barring of a Sonic developer leaves the future of a Nesconset drive-in up in the air. So we thought we'd put the question to you.

With Sonic aiming to expand, would you like to see more drive-ins on Long Island? Let us know in our poll below.


Should Long Island have more Sonic drive-ins?

Yes, we already have many other chains Yes, but not in areas where it disrupts communities No, Long Island has too many chains already No, drive-ins are too noisy and cause traffic issues, period

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