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Johnnie's Drive In

908 E Main St, Tupelo, MS 38801
+1 662-842-6748
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good31%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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07:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Diner
908 E Main St, Tupelo, MS 38801
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Johnnie's is a small restaurant where Elvis ate as a young boy. They have a booth with his picture were when he first started to become famous he came back to eat. The food was good and the cost very reasonable with friendly service..

Thank hanshi
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We loved being in Tupelo! Not nearly as small as we expected, we made sure we drove past Elvis’ birthplace, (just a tiny house with a front porch, and a museum and lovely walkway set up around it) but were unable to visit the museum...More

Thank BradandStacy41
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food was good...don't expect gourmet this is an old fashioned hamburger joint. Milkshakes were delish! The atmosphere was all Elvis and we got to sit in the Elvis Booth. Don't worry if you don't get to sit there to eat...you can get pictures in...More

Thank Shannon D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were on a budget so stopped here for lunch and diner, then breakfast the next day. Where else can you feed a family of 4 for $11.51. Kids had grilled cheese and fries. We had 3 burgers/fries between us. Tried the dough burger and...More

Thank Alison T
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

This place is a definite must-see. If you're a vegan whose gonna complain about a burger, then don't stop. If you want to remanence about a childhood experience with great burgers, rings, and history then don't miss it. Friendly staff, fast service, really good food....More

Thank Traumadad
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Visited Johnnies with our guides Memphis Mikes Road Trip, sat in Elvis's booth, and had a burger. Staff we so welcoming. Lots of memorabilia on the walls. Fascinating. Thanks to Sue.

Thank Myfanwy R
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Phoned ahead - twice, hoping to reserve Elvis' booth for our lunch (since we had come all the way from Norway...). However, they do not reserve tables. But after a few moves, while waiting for our food, we ended up in Elvis' booth! Friendly service....More

Thank GunnHa
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Quite good indeed. Got the BBQ and it tasted like BBQ ! Met some nice folks from around. Always go where the locals go.

Thank Carette_JP
Reviewed 2 June 2017

It was early in the morning and had already had our breakfast when we visited, we stood outside to take a picture but a local came out and told us to go inside no need to order if we just wanted to see the Elvis...More

Thank Mary S
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Great food & lots of cool memorabilia. We sat in the King's booth. Close to Elvis' birthplace & Auto museum. Well worth a visit.

Thank eddiesmith23
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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
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 908 E Main St, Tupelo, MS 38801
  • Location: United States  >  Mississippi (MS)  >  Tupelo
  • Phone Number: +1 662-842-6748
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