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Johnnie's Drive In

908 E Main St, Tupelo, MS 38801
+1 662-842-6748
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good31%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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07:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Diner
908 E Main St, Tupelo, MS 38801
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We ate here on our tour to Elvis's birth place Excellent the food was good and cheap, place was packed, could not get to sit in booth that Elvis sat in but got pictures but the atmosphere and memorabilia was lovely Highly recommend

Thank MargaretUxbridge
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are lucky enough, you'll be able to snag the Elvis booth. Mounted on a wall above the booth is a photo of E sitting in the booth with a letter from the photographer who took the photo. Proof positive that The King was...More

Thank Tupelo010835
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I only live 60 miles away but never heard of Johnnie's. When I looked at TripAdvisor I knew this is the kind of place I seek. It is much more about the experience than the food itself however my hamburger steak was very good. The...More

Thank Andyhub1
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

It is a cute little restaurant. The food was good and extremely reasonable. The waitress was super nice. We stopped there to eat on the way to Atlanta. Great place. They do not accept debit or credit cards. Cash or check only. Elvis ate there...More

Thank akorns35
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Stopped on our way home from Memphis and filled up. We arrived right at 5:00 in the evening so it got busy, but everyone was friendly and the food didn't take long. My husband had the chicken fried steak and said it was great. Our...More

Thank cindylynn55
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

The food was very good and the waitress very welcoming. It's definitely the place to stop at if you're in Tupelo. I would highly recommend it

Thank Vsma38
Reviewed 7 July 2017

Johnnie's is a small restaurant where Elvis ate as a young boy. They have a booth with his picture were when he first started to become famous he came back to eat. The food was good and the cost very reasonable with friendly service..

Thank hanshi
Reviewed 29 June 2017

We loved being in Tupelo! Not nearly as small as we expected, we made sure we drove past Elvis’ birthplace, (just a tiny house with a front porch, and a museum and lovely walkway set up around it) but were unable to visit the museum...More

Thank BradandStacy41
Reviewed 24 June 2017

The food was good...don't expect gourmet this is an old fashioned hamburger joint. Milkshakes were delish! The atmosphere was all Elvis and we got to sit in the Elvis Booth. Don't worry if you don't get to sit there to eat...you can get pictures in...More

Thank Shannon D
Reviewed 18 June 2017

We were on a budget so stopped here for lunch and diner, then breakfast the next day. Where else can you feed a family of 4 for $11.51. Kids had grilled cheese and fries. We had 3 burgers/fries between us. Tried the dough burger and...More

Thank Alison T
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Caroline T
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We paid cash and my guess is , Cash is King !!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 908 E Main St, Tupelo, MS 38801
  • Location: United States  >  Mississippi (MS)  >  Tupelo
  • Phone Number: +1 662-842-6748
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