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$15 - $20
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Italian
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed May 10, 2021

Tonight we had a fabulous experience. Kudos to the staff who are working so hard to make that possible!!! Our meal was excellent and the service was delightful. Thank you for another delicious dining experience❤️

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed April 26, 2021

The food was good and service good. The staff does not tell you they charge 3.5% if you use a credit card. $200 meal will cost $7.00 for the privilege of charging. Take cash unless you wish to pay for using a credit card.

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed April 9, 2021

The service was terrible! The food is way overpriced, and the portion sizes would be a kid's size at a similar restaurant. You practically have to negotiate your way around wine crates to be seated, which is definitely a fire hazard. Sadly, Olive Garden is...much better!More

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed December 4, 2020

This place is amazing. Family owned, traditional Italian. The wine list is probably the best in central Texas, and does not over charge--- we had a 2015 Cadillac for $36. While Gordon Ramsey might say the food menu has too many options, that just means...you can get all kinds of combinations. The service was phenomenal. If I lived in Temple I would probably live in this restaurant.More

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed October 17, 2020 via mobile

What a wonderful place for excellent good. We started with a cheesy crab dip served with small slices of french bread. Complimentary bread was also served with a lovely seasoned oil made in house. I had a lasagna made with ground Ribeye. I added a...green salad on the side. Lasagna was very rich and so yummy. My sister ordered the MAHI MAHI. Pan crusted served with a lobster butter sauce. Plated with risotto and lovely green and yellow squash. My brother in law had the best dish on the menu. Veal Portofino. It came with risotto. Shtimp, scallops and seasoned veggies. We will go back...many many many more times. Super delicious. A special shout out to our server, VALERIE! She was very helpful in helping us make our selections!More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed March 10, 2020 via mobile

We had dinner here while visiting a friend from Temple. Thought the ambiance was nice and there was a good size crowd for a Monday night but I thought the food was just OK. I had a pepperoni pizza but was disappointed that there didn’t...seem to be much/any sauce - just way too much cheese. My significant other had scampi - the pasta was way over cooked but the shrimp were very good. Our friend had the fettuccine Pignetti and she enjoyed it. We shared an appetizer of Lump Crab Avocado Bruschetta and I thought it was pretty bland. Our server was friendly and helpful, making it an enjoyable dining experience.More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed February 29, 2020 via mobile

We had artichoke burrata al forno as appetizer, beet salad with salmon, ribeye lasagna, and limoncello cake with a nice Chianti. Everything was as good as anything In Austin. Beautiful dining room and nice outside sidewalk terrace.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed January 10, 2020

My wife and I went to Pignetti's for a late lunch. I had planned on getting my usual braised beef and mushroom stroganoff and she was planning to get her usual eggplant rollatini. Well, we opted for a change . I ordered the ribeye meatloaf...and she ordered the grilled salmon. We loved the meal. Both came with grilled veggies (squash, bell peppers, onions, zucchini) and they were cooked and seasoned perfectly. My meatloaf was fantastic (better than I have ever had). My wife said her salmon was cooked perfectly and the lemon-dill sauce was outstanding. There was an osso buco gravy with the Ribeye Meatloaf ... and it was heavenly. If they paired it as a hot dipping sauce for their great bread - that would have been even more phenomenal ! The service was exceptionally great. This excellent restaurant is highly recommended.More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed January 9, 2020

Atmosphere and service were outstanding. Very friendly staff. However, disappointed in the food. Not many choices for Italian dishes. Pasta was not al dente. Just okay.

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed January 7, 2020

Management & staff have made me feel "uncomfortable" on the occasions that I have been to this restaurant. High prices, but low "touch". I will not return.

Date of visit: November 2019
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Pignetti's is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4.5