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1219 So 1st St, Temple, TX 76504
+1 254-778-9954
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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10:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Diner
1219 So 1st St, Temple, TX 76504
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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.

1  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
Reviewed 12 January 2017

I have yet to find a better chicken fried steak in Central Texas. Always consistent with a great gravy with perfect consistency. Also, their house salad dressing is very good. If you want some good "down home" comfort food, go to Old Jody's or Jody's...More

Thank Don B
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Great burgers and real onion rings! This is your basic burger joint with lots of good fried foods! If you get a salad, get the house dressing. We like coming here more than the "new" Jody's which is across the street. Same food, just a...More

Thank Ggayle
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

If your loooking for where the locals are this is it. Amazing southern cooking to all around great burgers. And oh how they can fry food!

Thank Foeltz
Reviewed 28 December 2016

This is not the place you want to go if you are counting calories!! This is the place to get good old down home southern comfort food. Food is awesome service is great

Thank txbowhunter2006
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, 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
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