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Sonic Adds Footlong Philly Cheesesteaks To Their Menu For A Limited Time

Subway has long been the standard for the footlong sandwich. Even with the passing of the $5 Footlong deal and the fact that their bread doesn’t always measure up, the sandwich giant is known for price and size with its subs.

They just got a cheaper and heftier rival in the sandwich space, though, as Sonic Drive-In just unveiled Footlong Cheesesteaks at a price that tops anything that Subway’s got.

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Priced at $3.99 each, Sonic’s cheesesteaks come in at a dollar less than the iconic Subway sandwich deal. They’re available in two forms: the Classic, with grilled steak, onions, and cheese sauce, and the Spicy, which adds on Baja sauce and sliced jalapenos.

Few other fast food chains have a similar item on the menu, with Jack in the Box having sold one for $4.99 and Arby’s carrying one for just over $5. Subway also has the option available, but not as a $5 footlong, making it quite more expensive than Jack and Arby’s, and Sonic’s cheesesteak is a bargain at its significantly lower price.

Sonic’s cheesesteaks are a limited-time offer, but given their price and the ubiquitous popularity of the Philly cheesesteak, there’s always the possibility for it to stick around for longer than anticipated.

By Constantine Spyrou

Constantine's life revolves around eating, studying, and talking about food. He's obsessed with eggs, gyros, and the future of food.