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OLD JODY'S RESTAURANT

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1219 So 1st St, Temple, TX 76504
+1 254-778-9954
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10:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Thu 10:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 22:00
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Nolanville, Texas
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80 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

Wife and I stopped in here and got terrible service and the food sucked. The place was also very dirty

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Thank Kenrintx
Belton, Texas
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96 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

We have been going here for years and in the past have loved the onion rings and cheese burgers. This time the burgers were not near as good as in the past. The meat tasted really different and overall it was not good. The onion rings were thinner than in the past but still tasted very good. We were very... More 

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Thank Dan D
Temple, Texas
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115 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

You really can't beat Jody's restaurant. This is a well-known historic place to eat in temple. The chicken fried steak and chicken fried chicken and all good appetizers are to die for. The man runs Jodys, works very hard and the staff members are always well-trained. We love coming here, with a couple of people or a large group. They... More 

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Thank CariSB9671
Corinth, Texas
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

From the first time I ate here (Nov 2013) until the job I was working on wrapped up(Jul 2016) you could find me here having lunch and on occasion dinner M-Thu. The menu is straight out of comfort food heaven. Chicken fried steak and chicken are great, Jody Burgers are great, fried catfish, chef salad... I could go on for... More 

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Thank RoosterCoop
Temple, Texas
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73 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

Always good hamburgers with French fries, chicken fried steak, hamburger steak, chef salad, baked potatoes and great house salad dressing.

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Thank Sara76502
Temple, Texas
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

This restaurant has been around a long, long time. In fact they have the Old Jody's and the New Jody's right across the street from one another....that's how good they are. The only place to get a great Chicken Fried Steak and Onion Rings. Awesome waiters and the owner is very nice.

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Thank Rusticgirl13
Temple, Texas
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

Love, love, love their Jody burger with cheese. I seldom order anything else, even tho' they have a fantastic chicken fried steak also. I once had fried oysters that were great. Their onion rings are huge and very tasty. Just a great local, 'mom & pop' atmosphere place to eat anytime you are hungry for some REAL food!

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Thank 526maggie2015
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31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2016

As I was walking in, there is a sign on the door saying cash or check only with an ATM machine nearby.....unexpectantly, I withdrew out cash and even had to pay a service charge for using the machine...... I step inside, no one to greet e but finally figured out that I seat myself.....waitress came in timely manner......placed my order......several... More 

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Thank Julia W
Temple, Texas
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2016

If you were born in Temple, you have eaten at the Old Jody's more than once. The family atmosphere is nice as is the familiarity. Graduation dinners, birthdays, wedding dinners, baby showers and everything in-between has happened at Old Jody's. Old Jody's still sells the strawberry soda i grew up on here and has the best Chicken Friend Steak around!... More 

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Thank Glamma72
Waco, Texas
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2016 via mobile

All of the family enjoyed eating here. Chicken fried steak, hamburger steak and fried pork sandwich. Everthing was very good. My hamburger steak with grilled onions, mashed potatoes and gravy was excellent. The menu has a lot of options. Stop in and check it out.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 21:00
Thursday
10:00 - 21:00
Friday
10:00 - 22:00
Saturday
10:00 - 22:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?