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Joel's Restaurant

312 Main St, Trussville, AL 35173-1425
+1 205-655-8248
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good52%
  • Average17%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“fried chicken” (6 reviews)
“cornbread” (4 reviews)
“fries” (2 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly
312 Main St, Trussville, AL 35173-1425
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Reviewed October 9, 2018 via mobile

They are open for dinner now!!!! Monday thru Friday from 5-8. Come see the dinner. Is great!!! Service and food is good. Fresh vegetables and specials every night. Really good!!!!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank cmatsos
Reviewed August 21, 2018 via mobile

We like Joel’s for it’s fried chicken and veggies. Friendliest staff. And yummy cornbread. My only complaint is I wish they would bring back the watermelon pickles.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank yftaylor
Reviewed June 21, 2018

This is a local place that has really developed into a great plate lunch place. Fresh veggies and good meats.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank John S
Reviewed June 7, 2018

Food good, staff excellent and open for lunch only. This restaurant is one of several in the Birmingham area. This one has been open since 1983. Large lunch crowd. Good parking off Main St. The crowd thins out by 1:15pm. Menu changes daily. Website posts...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Brad H
Reviewed April 30, 2018 via mobile

Joel’s has been around since I was a kid. It’s been years since I had been though and my wife (not from here) had never been. So we tried it out for lunch (the only time they are open I believe). We both ordered different...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Grady M
Reviewed April 29, 2018

No frills; just a good meat and two place. Try the grits and greens. Two Southern staples blended together producing a delicious offering.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank AUcouple-on-the-road
Reviewed March 4, 2018

Always has good veggies. Some of my favorites are the fish and chicken and dressing.Service is always good.

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank buzbee4
Reviewed September 10, 2017

Food was great, but exterior & interior need a good reno. Really worn & dirty. Bathroom was the pits and had to work out way through vacuum cleaners and carbonation containers to even get in. We hesitated after we got there and it was pretty...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank JanP383
Reviewed August 1, 2017 via mobile

Just like Sunday dinner at grandma's house. The staff is almost as friendly. They serve up good country food at a reasonable price. Great place for a lunch with your colleagues!

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank H9173JAdannys
Reviewed July 10, 2017 via mobile

Gotta love lunch at Joels! They always have plenty of meats and veggies/sides to choose from and it always tastes great!

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank Xposure
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 312 Main St, Trussville, AL 35173-1425
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Trussville
  • Phone Number: +1 205-655-8248
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