Burger stops in Northeast Mississippi

By NEMS Daily Journal

Name: Bill’s Hamburgers
Location: 310 North Main St., Amory
Phone: (662) 256-2085
Owner: Reid and Janice Wilkerson
Hours: Monday to Friday 7:30 to 5:30; Saturday 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Must try: All-beef hamburgers (meat ground on site), cheeseburgers, homemade homestyle potato chips, shoestring fries, old-fashioned bottle Coca-Cola

Name: Johnnie’s Drive In
Location: 908 E Main St., Tupelo
Phone: (662) 842-6748
Owner: John Wooten
Hours: Monday to Saturday 6 a.m to 9 p.m
Must try: Doughburgers (the same recipe when Elvis ate them), barbecue sandwiches, ribeye steak sandwiches, hamburger steak plates, homemade baked beans, homemade barbecue sauce

Name: Knight’s Restaurant
Location: 2701 Highway 145, Saltillo
Phone: (662) 869-5252
Owner: Don and Barbara Knight
Hours: Monday to Tuesday 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Wednesday to Friday 10:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Saturday 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. Lunch menu is different from dinner menu.
Must try: Hamburger steaks, chicken tender plates, whole catfish, ribeye steaks, beef burgers, homemade potato salad, homemade coleslaw, sweet cornbread hushpuppies, peach cobbler

Name: Latham’s Hamburger Inn
Location: 106 W Main St., New Albany
Phone: (662) 882-3830
Owner: Amy Abbott
Hours: Monday to Thursday 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Friday 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.; Saturday 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Must try: Old-fashioned doughburgers, egg burgers (hamburger with deep fried egg on it), club sandwiches, sweet tea, homemade lemon pie, homemade chocolate cake, fresh lemonade

Name: Phillips Grocery
Location: 2406 S Lamar Blvd., Oxford
Phone: (662) 236-5951
Owner: Emmie Lou Greene
Hours: Monday to Saturday 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Thursday to Saturday 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Must try: Hand-formed burgers with a secret ingredient, handcut fries, sweet tea, cheeseburgers, sweet potato fries, ribeyes, shrimp and oyster poboys, crawfish tails

Name: White Trolley Cafe
Location: 1215 Highway 72 E, Corinth
Phone: (662) 287-4593
Owner: Ronnie Dees
Hours: Monday to Saturday 5 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Must try: Slugburgers, hamburger steak, ribeyes, all beefs (the restaurant’s massive beef burgers), barbecue plates, homemade beans, fried slaw dogs, bottled Coke products