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Johnnie's Drive In

908 E Main St, Tupelo, MS 38804-2828
+1 662-842-6748
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“tater tots” (5 reviews)
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American, Diner
908 E Main St, Tupelo, MS 38804-2828
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful must stop when visiting Tupelo. Situated across from Elvis Presley’s birthplace. This inexpensive diner with great burgers and The King’s favorite: Fried banana and peanut butter sandwich which was outstanding. We sat in the booth where Elvis used to sit. The staff was extremely...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank FinnyGo
Reviewed November 1, 2018

We stopped by here after reading that Elvis ate here.We were able to eat in the Elvis booth.I had the doughburger and tater tots which I would recommend.The staff was very top notch.I just say to stop by.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank BuRickJr44
Reviewed October 8, 2018

I first learned about Johnnie's from the cult movie Teenage Tupelo. When I got to go to Tupelo I asked the lady at Elvis' birthplace home what did Elvis order at Johnnie's she said, "Probably the beef burger if he could afford it." We sat...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Tim T
Reviewed October 5, 2018

and just as it should be - great little diner with so much history behind it. We had a great burger and drank in the atmosphere. Super.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank strafft
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

The oldest Resturant in Tupelo. Elvis used to eat here as a boy and young man. Great food. Best Johnnie burger around. If you have not tried a Johnnie burger you do not know what you are missing. Located in East Tupelo on East Main...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank danrM2105CX
Reviewed September 24, 2018

My cousin and I went after visiting the home place. We loved it! It is small, friendly, and plain out country...just what we like and the way things use to be. Food was great and the milkshakes were awesome! I will go back when we...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Carol Hobbs C
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

small very tatty diner that offers the chance to sit were elvis did.i suppose you have to visit if your doing everything elvis as we did,but not a place you would eat at by choice.has a few elvis pictures up ,oh and an outside toilet

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Steve F
Reviewed September 1, 2018

It is part of the history of the time where Elvis was born and raise. You sit in the booth were Elvis sat, you eat the type of burger Elvis ate. A place to be for a real Elvis fan, and if you are not...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank PirateRL
Reviewed August 18, 2018

Johnnie's is a must do spot if you're an Elvis fanatic as it is rumoured he dined here quite often (try to figure out which is the Elvis booth). But when it comes to the food there are way better options in town. The signature...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank T4232XIjohnb
Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

This diner is brilliant easy to park outside and straight off the main highway . A mixture of tourists like us and locals . The server was fantastic she made us feel so welcome great coffee and the best eggs and bacon after a drive...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Mcelroylucy
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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, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine
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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