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1219 So 1st St, Temple, TX 76504
+1 254-778-9954
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Diner
1219 So 1st St, Temple, TX 76504
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Old Jody's is across the street from "New" Jody's. Don't make the mistake of going in the wrong one. I had the chicken fried steak. It was probably the best I ever had. The meat was high quality and fresh. Tender to eat (my last...More

Thank LetsGoAway70
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Jody's has been serving up Texas country food for many years. The atmosphere is warm and welcoming iwith a true Texas vibe. The employees are always friendly and welcomong. I love the burgers and onion rings.

Thank Sabk123
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Traveling between Austin and Dallas, we were craving a chicken fried steak. Googled this place (didn't want a chain). What a treat! Very unassuming from the outside, inside, it's rustic, all Texas and has a great staff. I had a wardrobe malfunction & came in...More

Thank Linda L
Reviewed 22 March 2017

The food and the servings are amazing. This is not a fancy restaurant with tablrlcloths. Far from it. This restaurant is crowded with ordinary plain tables, but the food more than makes up for it. We had a group of 10 and almost everyone ordered...More

Thank Jakay1
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

Went to Old Jody's for Lunch. Good food, great atmosphere. Try the meatloaf. Fried pickles are good too. Try it!!!

Thank Nettie6565
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Food consistently good, served hot and fresh. This restaurant is crowded but service is usually fast. Serving sizes are filling.

Thank snowlover53
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

A local icon. They gave the best burgers for miles around. Prices after great too! Very casual and family oriented. We love this place. Menu has wide variety including seafood.

Thank Rosemary H
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Jody's is a Temple icon and their food is a throw back to the 50s and 60s. Some of their food is very good, while some is not. If you like chicken fried steak, hamburgers and limp French fries, this is your place.

Thank Lovepug1987
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Haven't been to Old Jody's in a long time and the food is as good as I remember. I met friends there yesterday and had the catfish filets, which were great, but I wish the tarter sauce was a little better. One friend had the...More

Thank Sonny J
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Whether you visit the Old or New Jody's, if you like it fried this place is for you! Great burgers, lots of smiles, and a great place to catch up with the locals.

Thank Michael M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 22:00
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
  • E-mail