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1219 So 1st St, Temple, TX 76504
+1 254-778-9954
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“onion rings” (15 reviews)
“burgers” (17 reviews)
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10:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
American, Diner
1219 So 1st St, Temple, TX 76504
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been going to this place since the mid 70's. Truth be told, it's always been kind of hit or miss... sometimes the food is great, sometimes not. Sometimes the service is great sometimes not. Tonight the place we were seated at was absolutely...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to get an old fashioned juicy hamburger. A little pricey but worth the money for sure!!!!

Thank Melissagene26
Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

I had a simple hamburger steak and it was so flavorful. The taste of the food is what sets Jody's apart from the rest. They don't accept credit or debit cards, so be sure to bring cash. There is an ATM if you forget. The...More

Thank Debbie K
Reviewed 7 December 2017

"Old" Jody's Restaurant is a unique place. Parking was a little tight, as it is a very popular place, but I found extra parking in back. Wide variety of diners included construction workers stopping for a beer on the way home, motorcycle tourists, sports fans,...More

Thank texasrepublichistory
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

We travel a lot. They still have the best chicken fried steak we have ever had. Other items like catfish and burgers and hometown friendly service make this an affair for friends and family.

Thank TheTravelTruth
Reviewed 5 November 2017

We wanted to go to Old Jody's for some time but the first time we went there was a sign on the door stating that they only took Cash and Checks. Well we don't carry cash since we charge everything for Air Miles. So the...More

Thank Don312
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

No pretensions to ‘fine dining’, just a nice place to get good food. I was skeptical of my fried catfish when I got it - looked burned. But turned out to be delicious! The wife says her chicken fried chicken was the best she’s had...More

Thank Packratdc3
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

We were in Temple looking at homes to buy. Our realtor had highly suggested Jody's for lunch. When we walked in we were not greeted and all the staff was sitting at a table having lunch and it seemed as though we were intruding. A...More

Thank D M
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

If you want a great hamburger steak you have to go to Old Jody’s. The people are great and the food is wonderful if you like home cooking. We have been going here over 30 years!

Thank 807rhondaf
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Have a craving for a meal that your heart doctor doesn't approve of, but your tastebuds will love, then this is the spot. Good old-fashioned hamburger. No frills just good food. Pair it with some onion rings (hand breaded of course) and start off with...More

Thank aggiejon
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1219 So 1st St, Temple, TX 76504
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Temple
  • Phone Number: +1 254-778-9954
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