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Johnnie's Drive In

908 E Main St, Tupelo, MS 38804-2828
+1 662-842-6748
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“all meat” (11 reviews)
“tater tots” (4 reviews)
“apple pie” (2 reviews)
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07:00 - 21:00 Hours
American, Diner
908 E Main St, Tupelo, MS 38804-2828
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our first time here, but I imagine it hasn't changed much since it first opened. It's a really cool place...lots of memorabilia on the walls. Very good hamburgers and good chicken tenders. A must see if you are passing through Tupelo.

Thank CFrankbama
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was a great place for lunch. All the old pictures on the wall were great. Food was good and so reasonable.

Thank Kenzie16
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We made the pilgrimage to Tupelo to visit Elvis's birthplace and heard Johnnie's was one of his hangouts. Our tour guide, who knew Elvis, said yes and his favorite meal was the dough burger. He got it because it was part beef and part filler,...More

Thank christine v
Reviewed 16 January 2018

This small, quaint restaurant is a jewel. Being a history buff, I'm thrilled it is still the same without 'upgrades'. The dough burgers are tasty. Great french fries. Along with the rest of the lunch/dinner menu. Very affordable. Thank you Johnnie's for remaining timeless! Breakfast...More

Thank Notthejetset
Reviewed 2 January 2018

We stop here everythime we are in Tupelo. We love the grilled pimento cheese and tater tots!!!! Love sitting on the Elvis Booth!

1  Thank Deborah H
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

Steeped in history and tradition, you can still get a cheap dough burger and sit in the booth that Elvis set in when he frequented the place.

Thank Jason P
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

We had the all meat cheeseburgers and onion rings. They were great. We were lucky to sit in Elvis' booth. Enjoyed reading the walls and looking at the pictures. Definitely will go back next time we pass through.

Thank NancySueQ
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

This is a popular place to visit in Tupelo mostly because this is where elvis would eat as a small boy and returned in adulthood. Has never been updated, still has the original booth which elvis sat in. Food very good.

1  Thank memphis4lmw
Reviewed 21 September 2017

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 17 September 2017

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
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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
Kids, Child-friendly
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 38804-2828
  • Location: United States  >  Mississippi (MS)  >  Tupelo
  • Phone Number: +1 662-842-6748
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