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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 good31%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Diner
908 E Main St, Tupelo, MS 38804-2828
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We stopped by here to see where Elvis would visit as a kid and while the place was very old and had that greasy spoon smell it was like going back in time and worth the stop. We chose not to eat here as it...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped off here whilst visiting Elvis birthplace. We had read that he used to go here when he was younger and that they had an Elvis booth where he sat at. Luckily on the day we went in the booth was free so got...More

1  Thank Lyndsey M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A young Elvis came here often to order a cheese burger and an RC Cola (which he referred to as RCC). Limited parking, good food and when we were there the place was packed. We ordered the BBQ sandwich and they asked if we wanted...More

Thank Donna V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was a great place to eat.. food was yummy and even though restaurant was older it still had original tables /booths and decor this was where Elvis used to eat

Thank LORI K
Reviewed 15 April 2018 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 4 April 2018 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 28 March 2018 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
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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
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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