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Johnnie's Drive In

908 E Main St, Tupelo, MS 38804-2828
+1 662-842-6748
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Diner
908 E Main St, Tupelo, MS 38804-2828
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Reviewed 13 September 2012

Thought I would review it because my partner said it was the best burger she had ever tasted! Had lunch there as part of our visit with Mike's Tupelo tour (from Memphis). Great day.

Thank Jeremy C
Reviewed 9 September 2012

I have eaten here many times and enjoyed wondering how many times Elvis might have eaten at the same booth as I was at. This is not a fancy place just a everyday burger joint with simple food and good conversation. Go by and have...More

Thank Ida G
Reviewed 6 September 2012

Puts you in mind of yesteryear with the soda shoppe/drive in feel, and great food to match! When I worked in the area of this restaurant, I would frequent it often. It's just minutes from Elvis's birthplace and there is something about this place and...More

Thank J B
Reviewed 26 August 2012

must be a knights drive in , great steak sandwich, good good good tired of hunting words up go there and eat!

Thank sippifire
Reviewed 26 August 2012

Can't beat johnnies We are eating at johnnies right now Come join us for a couple dough burgers Umm umm good

Thank Elaine S
Reviewed 20 July 2012

Johnnie's is a great no-frills burger joint. The menu is simple, but you need to understand there are two types of burgers...AM (all-meat) and Dough Burgers. The burgers are small enough to have one of each if you can't decide which is my typical plan...More

Thank Coach_Atkinson
Reviewed 19 July 2012 via mobile

Johnnies drive-in has been open a very long time and is known for their dough burgers, bbq's, and where Elvis ate at times. Johnnies has the 50's diner look and you can have your meal in your car as they still use carhops to come...More

Reviewed 6 July 2012

Unique place that is a Tupelo Tradition..can't go wrong with the food or the price

Thank Cindy L
Reviewed 14 June 2012

The experience is worth the one time visit. If you get one of there really small burgers do not get the dough-burger. It is a holdover from WWII when beef was scarce for civilians. They mix dough with the meat to stretch it. It is...More

Thank VideoCreator
Reviewed 12 May 2012

In Tupelo we visited Johnnie's and it was great. Had a talk with a friendly lady who worked there and she took some pictures of us when we we're sitting at 'the Elvis booth'. It was our last day in Tupelo (really loved it there)...More

Thank Bernard E
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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
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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