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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” (37 reviews)
“tots” (3 reviews)
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7:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
American, Fast food, Diner
908 E Main St, Tupelo, MS 38804-2828
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Reviewed 2 May 2017

This is was 2nd visit to Johnnie's Drive In and it's a great experience. It's been going for approx 70 years, and is like going back in time... it's great. The food is lovely and my mum said the Pecan Pie was lovely. You can't...More

Thank Pinkribbon18
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

When visiting Elvis's birthplace, plan to visit Johnny's Drive in for a quick lunch. It is just a mile or so away. The folks at the museum or anyone near there can direct you to Johnny's. It is the Typical old fashion drive-in that Elvis...More

Thank vjmsuma
Reviewed 23 April 2017

A unique place to go back in time of Elvis as a Child, this is near his Birthplace and many Visitors all over the World have been here.

Thank Chocolate1426
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Great food at very reasonable prices, if it was good enough for Elvis etc etc .Make sure you get a T shirt we even brought the menu back to England

Thank dghandkmh
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Somewhere that Elvis popped into for a pitstop every now and then could have been exploited and turned into a terrible tourist trap. Thankfully it remains a pre-neon and chrome, pre-fifties diner. And the prices don't seem to have moved on much. What you get...More

Thank Peter S
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Johnnie's Drive In is the place to go for an old fashioned diner experience. The decor is early 1950's and based on Elvis's time in Tupelo, The food is diner grill and home made. If you've never tried a depression era burger...try one here. Johnnie's...More

Thank SallieS
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Pretty good burgers & BBQ. Lots of Elvis memorabilia. Employees point out where he sat when he came there to eat. Reasonable prices, and take cash-only payment.

Thank herbreed
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Johnnie's is a MUST VISIT when in Tupelo. If you're feeling adventurous try the dough burger. Talk about a throwback to the "old days". Wow. Don't find many places serving these anymore. I'll stick with the regular all beef burger, thankyouverymuch. If you are lucky,...More

Thank Tupelo010835
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Johnnie's is a vanishing breed, but hopefully this one will stay open forever. The food is old-fashioned. The Johnnie-burger (a Depression-era dough burger) has its devotees. It's probably the most popular item. The All-Meat burgers are fine and inexpensive. They serve everything from pimiento and...More

Thank SojournerSole
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

If your looking for a local burger and not a chain burger, here's the place. It's a piece of history in Tupelo and well worth the calories.

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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
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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