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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” (36 reviews)
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American, Fast food, Diner
908 E Main St, Tupelo, MS 38804-2828
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Reviewed 29 January 2012

my husband and i ate at johnnies not long ago and the dough burger is the greatest. i always walked from shcool to get icecream here as a little girl. all the food is good....hope you enjoy it too!

Thank roadtripjunkie1305
Reviewed 30 December 2011

Great food reasonably priced and you can even sit in the booth Elvis sat in, with a pic of him sitting there hanging beside you. Friendly staff and clearly a locals favorite as well. You deff feel like part of the community when you're there...More

Thank biggestozzyfan
Reviewed 27 July 2011

Burgers and drive-ins, what's not to love? I'm not a huge Elvis fan but all the memorabilia on the walls was cool. Nice service and burger was tasty but on a really boring bun. Glad I stopped by.

Thank Joanie881
Reviewed 18 July 2011

We ate here for lunch while we were in Tupelo. We spent about $45 for two adults and four children to eat and we got a lot of food-good deal! The kids also enjoyed it. My daughter and I sat in the Elvis seat! The...More

1  Thank rrieder7
Reviewed 27 June 2011

This is a small burger joint that was a favorite of Elvis. Their specialty is a type of dough burger. I'm not that familiar with it but supposedly it used to bw common in this part of the country. The people were friendly and the...More

Thank SqueeG_Man
Reviewed 25 September 2010

If you want a piece of heaven, you've gotta have a dough burger. Years ago, my husband would drop in Johnnies for a sack of them and drive 8 hours home to Florida to me. I would always tell him not to come home without...More

1  Thank PickyGirlfromFlorida
Reviewed 12 January 2010

Hi, I visited Jonnies Drive in in June 2009 . We went there because we were on a tour of all the "Elvis places". It was not fancy but the food was good and was a good price. The highlight of my trip was sitting...More

1  Thank clarkie48
Reviewed 24 August 2009

I went to Tupelo to see the Elvis sites. I had heard that Elvis and his family ate there many times when he was a small child. The food is very cheap and good. The place is still in the original building and they still...More

1  Thank Cally3577
Reviewed 1 July 2009

I've been going to Johnnies for years, I love it, It's not so much the kind of place i go to for dinner, Maybe an early dinner. I usually go for lunch, My favourite thing to eat here is the Ribeye burger, I can't get...More

Thank elvisgillies
Reviewed 16 April 2009

i grew up in tupelo, actualy lived just down the street for several years. since moving away in 1966, we still go back three or four times each year. i am not sure what is going on here, we ordered two bbq sandwiches, two fountain...More

Thank truckinman
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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
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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