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Joel's Restaurant

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312 Main St, Trussville, AL 35173-1425
+1 205-655-8248
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11:00 - 14:00
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Sun - Fri 11:00 - 14:00
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food. I have been eating at Joel's for approximately 5 years. Great meat and three at a reasonable price.

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Thank aronlej
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Best meat and 3! Great fried chicken, fried green tomatoes and fried okra! My husband loves their chicken and dressing!

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Thank Dottie C
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Meat and 3. Chicken fried steak, greens, fried okra and squash casserole. Chased it with some pecan pie and ice cream. Great lunch

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1 Thank Greg W
Birmingham, Alabama
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

A varied menu with lots of daily vegetables. A local establushment and although the food is very good, it is priced too high for me to frequent on a regular basis. My price comparison is to Cracker Barrel.

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Thank patricia b
Muscle Shoals, Alabama
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

The parking lot was packed, but they seated us right away. This is a great little meat and three. Once you have been given a table, you go to the line to get your food "cafeteria style". The tables are close together, but it was not too loud. The staff was friendly. Our waitress keep our drinks full, and made... More 

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Thank SouthernGirlFromAla
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2016

Six of us ate lunch here. Three had never eaten here before. Everybody cleaned their plates!! They always have a Blue Plate Special for a very reasonable price but no substitutions are allowed. Yesterday it was meatloaf, loaded baked potato casserole and another veggie with bread. The menu changes everyday but is posted on their website each morning. They have... More 

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Thank Bjaya
Birmingham, Alabama
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2015 via mobile

Always has good food. Just wish they were open longer than 11-2. Never a bad meal here. Love love LOVE their food.

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1 Thank Erin B
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2015

Joel's is great for Southern home cooking any day that they are open! They have a buffet, they also offer take out and they offer pre-ordering for the big holiday meals as well. It's a fixture in Trussville and you can't go wrong if you are looking for this type of food :)

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Thank twosassyk
Alpine, Alabama
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2015 via mobile

I think Joel's has switched owners. The old guy (Joel?) used to be seen always in the kitchen and the food was always incredible. But here lately he's been missing and seems like there's a new owner. The food's been tasting a bit different lately and seems to be going downhill as of now. Hopefully the new management will be... More 

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1 Thank Ronnie C
Birmingham, AL
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2015

We've have been eating at Joel's for many years. The people are friendly and the food is consistently good. I love their fried chicken and their greens. If you are ever there when they have the banana split pie, you have to try it...AWESOME! Picked up takeout today, and it was excellent. This is our Go To Meat & 3.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 14:00
Monday
11:00 - 14:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 14:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 14:00
Thursday
11:00 - 14:00
Friday
11:00 - 14:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?