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14 S 2nd St, Temple, TX 76501-7616
+1 254-778-1269
11:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Temple, Texas
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

This is one of the few restaurants in Temple that has well prepared food and great wines at acceptable prices. I am rather picky and I have never had a bad meal...anything selected will be wonderful. Be sure to ask about their date night specials. The ambience is OK, but I would like dimmer lighting. I am 70 , but... More 

Thank Sandra S
Temple, Texas
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Pignetti's is definitely the top independent restaurant in Temple, based on food quality, cost and service. My wife and I eat here often, and we've never been disappointed.

Thank Roy N
Norman, Oklahoma
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

The food is really good and good service as well. One of the few upscale type restaurants in Temple.

Thank Marsha G
San Antonio, Texas
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38 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Found this gem on TripAdvisor as we travelled south from Dallas to San Antonio. It is near the old town square, so it isn't a place you'd find by looking at the highway signs. Fabulous, fresh, traditional and innovative Italian food with competent, friendly service. We were served bread with an olive oil dipping sauce while we waited for our... More 

1 Thank Daphne P
Frankfort, Illinois
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47 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2016

I enjoyed my dining experience at Pignetti's. The atmosphere is friendly, with an almost family "tinge". Tables are close, so customers greet each other across tables! The wine list was extensive, we found a bottle that met our satisfaction. The crab cakes were adequate....the entrees, very good and seasoned well! I would definitely return!

Thank JodyO815
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

We had them cater are wedding rehearsal. Everything was perfect from the use of the projector, the music, and l especially the food. Robert was awesome and everything was great.

Thank Robert B
Temple, Texas
Level Contributor
12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2016

I was impressed with the food which was great. Great selection of wine. The dining area was not that great. I was not thrilled with the restaurant because there were so many boxes of wine all over the place. I had to walk around them to navigate through the restaurant.

Thank Michelle B
Waco, Texas
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54 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016

I wanted to update my old review of Pignetti's restaurant. I took my girlfriend to Pignetti's for her birthday. I called for reservations and specifically requested a table on the far side of the dinning room entry way since the last time I was there it was like having a table on the freeway...way too much traffic and the old... More 

Thank rlunder
Temple, Texas
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Incredible atmosphere, professional wait staff, awesome food and I am at a loss of words for the wine collection. Wish I had pictures of the wine offerings. My favorite resturant in Temple, Texas.

1 Thank gtbradley2001
Wharton, Texas
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231 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016

This is a great place for a fine meal with the entire family. We had our 6 year old granddaughter with us and she loved the pizza. The wine list is extensive. The menu offers many choices. My favorite is a salmon dish with vegetables - very heart healthy! I can't count how many times we have dined at Pignett's... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 S 2nd St, Temple, TX 76501-7616
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Temple
  • Phone Number: +1 254-778-1269

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?