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Johnnie's Drive In

908 E Main St, Tupelo, MS 38804-2828
+1 662-842-6748
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good32%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“all meat” (11 reviews)
“burgers” (38 reviews)
“tater tots” (4 reviews)
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American, Diner
908 E Main St, Tupelo, MS 38804-2828
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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 26 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 18 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
Reviewed 2 September 2017 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 Andy H
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

1  Thank cindylynn55
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Caroline T
15 May 2015|
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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
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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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