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Golden Rule Barbecue

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120 S Chalkville Rd, Trussville, AL 35173-1453
+1 205-655-4849
Mon - Sat 06:00 - 20:00
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Reviewed 2 January 2017

The restaurant manager tried to overcharge me and blamed it on "out of date" menu prices. Buns were stale. Manager did reluctantly agree to menu price, but was difficult. If you want Golden Rule barbecue, visit the Irondale location. Stay away from this store.

Thank 9282
Trussville, Alabama
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 26 July 2016

We really enjoy the breakfast at this local venue, and appreciate the very nice employees, who make you feel right at home. Some of the best sugar cured ham and biscuits that I have had, with great gravy and coffee service. This breakfast is excellent and is tops on our list - including Gatlinburg locations. In the evening, we really... More 

Thank Gerald W
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Reviewed 8 January 2016

This is one of our favorite restaurants in town and we eat here about every week or so. The wait staff is always friendly (especially if you get Stephanie or Shelley) and the food is good. They have about the best breakfast in town, including their homemade biscuits. The BBQ is cooked right there in the facility and the hamburgers... More 

Thank LoveTravelingOn
Birmingham, United States
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 January 2016

This is the best breakfast in town, hands down. Everything on the breakfast menu is awesome and the prices are great! The half chicken plate is also a bargain for lunch and dinner.

Thank Scott B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 December 2015

Yes, its you basic BBQ. Still good ole BBQ. With the upswing in pricing its great to still see a business that try's to control its cost and not pass every thing onto the customer. Nothing fancy, just good ole cooking.

Thank Brad H
Trussville, Alabama
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33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 24 July 2015

A good local BBQ place. Lunch/or dinner is very good, but the breakfast is by far my favorite. Large portions and cooked just the way you like it.......service is good as well.

Thank 2520Watson
Amory, Mississippi
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395 reviews
234 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2015

Son & family live in Trussville & we chose to eat breakfast at Golden Rule BBQ in Trussville! There was such a crowd. Had to wait, but it was worth it! Great breakfast & great server! Hope to eat there again!

Thank chgreen
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196 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 11 January 2015

We arrived there for our last visit about 15 minutes before closing time and the restaurant was completely empty on an extremely cold winter evening. They treated us like royalty. I had the sliced port sandwich and rib combo and my wife had a hamburger. Both were very good. Their hamburger was a handmade patty and cooked to order. The... More 

Thank LoveTravelingOn
Trussville, Alabama
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90 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 4 November 2014

Golden Rule is our "go-to-place" when we just can't decide exactly what we want. We can't go wrong by heading there for a delicious and reasonably prices breakfast plate (eggs, grits, bacon...) or Bar-B-Que or - my favorite - hamburger steak smothered in gravy and onions. It's a nice homey place to eat where the staff and other customers are... More 

Thank Tina N
trussville, alabama
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32 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 24 October 2014

Usually a BBQ restaurant excels in one thing, BBQ. Not this Mom and Pop . Hamburger Steak smothered in grilled onions and perfect gravy is delish ! Hand cut fries. Cheap Cheeseburgers better than Five Guys. Their meat and two steam table is never disappointing. Great Breakfast , place will be full, cooked to order and fast. Hickory BBQ hand... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff
Open Hours
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 120 S Chalkville Rd, Trussville, AL 35173-1453
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Trussville
  • Phone Number: +1 205-655-4849

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