Boots’ & Sonny’s

Drive-In | Hamburgers | Hot Dog
One of the best

Boots’ & Sonny’s is a family-run drive-in with a sterling reputation earned primarily for its chili. Oh, the hot dogs and hamburgers and bologna sandwiches and French fries all are just fine in their short-order way, but a spill of chili atop of any of them is transformational. It is a meaty, no-bean brew with creamy texture and complex spice profile that includes enough pepper to snap taste buds to attention.

Beyond chili dogs and such, the menu includes an array of hot and cold sandwiches, chicken tenders and wings, BBQ and hash, 8 different milk shake flavors, and lovely strawberry shortcake.

Many customers avail themselves of drive-through window service, but I highly recommend coming in to eat. An enthusiastic staff who really seem to enjoy what they do add upbeat personality to the meal.

Boots’ & Sonny’s has been a locals’ favorite since 1962. The original store is in Spartanburg. Landrum is the second location. And by the way, kudos for the proper use of apostrophes!)

What to Eat
Boots’ & Sonny’s, Bologna Sandwich
Bologna Sandwich
Indulgence in a bun: fried bologna & spicy chili
Boots’ & Sonny’s, Chili Dog
Chili Dog
What it's all about: creamy, hot-pepper chili smothering a hot dog
Boots’ & Sonny’s, Chili Cheese Fries
Chili Cheese Fries
Everything's better topped with Boots' & Sonny's chili.
Boots’ & Sonny’s, Hash Sandwich
Hash Sandwich
Hash is really more like pulled pork.
Boots’ & Sonny’s, Onion Rings & Fries
Onion Rings & Fries
Half & half fries & O-rings. With salt added, they're great to munch
Boots’ & Sonny’s, Strawberry Shortcake
Strawberry Shortcake
Strawberry shortcake rests on a bed of soft-serve ice cream.
Directions and Hours
Meals Served
Lunch, Dinner
Credit Cards Accepted
Alcohol Served
Outdoor Seating

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