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You Can Now Eat Sonic (Pancakes)

Sega and IHOP team up for a Sonic-inspired menu, and this is not an April Fools' prank.


A lot of what you might see on the internet today is fake due to April Fools', but this news is real (we think). Sega and IHOP are partnering to bring fans Sonic-themed food at the popular breakfast spot. Additionally, people who visit IHOP and buy themed meals can earn loyalty points that they can cash in for DLC for Sonic Superstars or for entire Sonic games.

The menu includes "Sonic's Blue Blur Special," which comes with four buttermilk pancakes and double the blueberries "for double the speed." Another item is the "Knuckles' Chicken Sandwich," which is a crispy chicken sandwich with bacon, lettuce, tomato, avocado, cheese, and buttermilk ranch. Then there's the "Tails 2x2x2," which comes with two eggs, pancakes, and either two bacon strips or two sausage links.

Other items include "Shadow's Chaos Chocolate Pancakes," "Amy's Sweet Strawberry Delight," and "Dr. Eggman's Benedict." You can see the full descriptions for each below, along with more information on pricing and nutrition facts, on IHOP's website.

Additionally, everyone who is part of IHOP's loyalty program can earn coins that can be redeemed for an Amy outfit in Sonic Superstars. Coins can also be exchanged for full-game download codes for Superstars, Sonic Frontiers, and Sonic Origins. IHOP will also have Sonic-themed gift cards that people can buy online and in-store through May 5.

Who's hungry?!
Who's hungry?!

Beyond the new Sonic items, IHOP announced that it is bringing back the "Maple Syrup" Pepsi flavor that it first debuted in 2022. Additionally, IHOP is debuting a new "Pancake of the Month" offering where it adds a different type of new pancake each month. April's is Cinnamon Apple Pecan.

Sonic IHOP menu:

  • Sonic's Blue Blur Special: Four buttermilk pancakes with double the blueberries for double the speed! Ask to try them with blueberry syrup
  • Knuckles' Chicken Sandwich: A crispy chicken sandwich with bacon, lettuce, tomato, avocado, cheese, & buttermilk ranch that won’t leave you hangry. Order with a side of “gold” onion rings
  • Tails' 2x2x2: Two eggs, two pancakes, two bacon strips or two sausage links – just like Tails, everything good comes in twos
  • Shadow's Chaos Chocolate Pancakes: Go ahead and be a little chaotic – a four-stack filled with chocolate chips is the ultimate pancake experience
  • Amy's Sweet Strawberry Delight: Vanilla ice cream, chocolate syrup, and fresh strawberries atop a golden-brown waffle quarter is a perfectly sweet dessert for an epic adventure. Ask to try with strawberry syrup
  • Dr. Eggman's Benedict: A 300 IQ genius like Eggman knows that black forest ham, poached eggs, & creamy hollandaise sauce makes for a superior meal

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