No matter where you go in the world, even here in Temple, Texas, there's one question that can bring a conversation to a deal halt - "Where do you want to go for dinner?".
You have to be in the mood for a certain type of food, and finding it sometimes is a real pain in the you know what. Also, no matter how much we say it, you certainly get tired of one type of food and decide you want to branch out and try something new. (Fast food gets old quick.)
So spicing it up now and again is always a good choice. Thankfully for us, there are a lot of choices in Central Texas, especially in Temple. But here's the thing: with so many choices, a lot of food places might get lost in the shuffle.
So, to help everyone's palette out, we asked Central Texans to tell us their favorite eateries some might not know about. We've got a ton of responses from you, and we're sharing the most frequently mentioned below.
Let's stop looking and start eating!
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Now we wonder...did we miss any others? Let us know by sending us a message using the chat feature on our FREE station app!
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Top 20 Restaurants Central Texans Wish Would Come to Temple
A while back, I asked the good people of Temple
if they could picture a good restaurant to fill the lot on North General Bruce Drive where the soon to be torn down Long John Silver's stood.
This was before it was announced that a Dutch Bros. Coffee location would open there (which was one of the places I predicted as a contender in our article).
So now Dutch Bros. is open in that spot, but the responses to my survey were interesting because they paint a picture of just how diverse Temple's population is. People recommended some familiar restaurants with locations in the surrounding area, but also a few I'd never even heard of.
Here are the top 20 results of the survey. Let's see what the good people of Temple are craving!