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Johnnie's Drive In

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908 E Main St, Tupelo, MS
662.842.6748
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Glad we stopped. We had a big group of 10 and they got us in on a busy Saturday. Food was good, the younger long blondish hair waitress did a great job(sorry didn't catch her name), friendly people. If in the area would eat again.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
Kelly R
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Glad we stopped. We had a big group of 10 and they got us in on a busy Saturday. Food was good, the younger long blondish hair waitress did a great job(sorry didn't catch her name), friendly people. If in the area would eat again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Looked this place, only small, but great food and friendly staff. Lots of Elvis memorabilia on the walls. You can sit in the booth were Elvis use to sit when he ate there. Must try the funnel cake fries, they are to die for.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

I am a big Elvis fan, so this restaurant was on my top things to do. Really good food as well. I am really happy I went! You wont regret the visit!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

A favorite hangout of Elvis's as a young boy was what caught our interest, and were told they have the best burgers ever. What's not to love so far? The decor was quaint and fun, with lots of Elvis photos and memorabilia, and there was a plaque on his favorite booth. It was fun to see several of the ETAs... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Not sure if it was actually the booth that Elvis sat in, but anything associated with the great man is fine by me. The staff were really friendly but the food was just about average typical greasy spoon. If your not a great Elvis fan, give it a miss!!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

I went to see Elvis' birth place and the lady in the shop told me that I had to come here and try it out, that it was Elvis' favorite place to eat in town. Well, maybe this was the only place to eat in town back in the day, oh, and Elvis' taste buds must have been dull after... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

I went to Johnnies when I went on a day trip to Tupelo, I loved being able to eat where Elvis had eaten all those years ago

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015 via mobile

We almost made a huge mistake by eating somewhere else! Elvis is alive here at johnnies and the food was super good and fast!! We had the strawberry shake, extra large bbq sandwich and onion rings split between 2! They have the "Elvis" booth...which he used to sit in! So if you can get yourself in there, extra score.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

We stopped here after going to Elvis's house in Tupelo. It's a must- see as it has a real sense of history with wooden booth's and Elvis memorabilia everywhere. The burgers weren't very nice but the milkshakes were lovely and the people were so friendly! Go for the history but not for the burgers!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

It has the feel of a "greasy spoon" cafe but that is it's main attraction . I can't have changed much since Elvis hung around back in the early 40s but the staff were friendly. You can take a "selfie" in the booth where Elvis sat . It is a short distance from the Presley home on the east side... More 

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Address: 908 E Main St, Tupelo, MS
Phone Number: 662.842.6748
Location: United States  >  Mississippi (MS)  >  Tupelo
Cuisine: American

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  • Address: 908 E Main St, Tupelo, MS
  • Location: United States  >  Mississippi (MS)  >  Tupelo
  • Phone Number: 662.842.6748

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  • Cuisine: American

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