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Golden Rule Barbecue

120 S Chalkville Rd, Trussville, AL 35173-1453
205-655-4849
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Ranked #26 of 52 restaurants in Trussville
Cuisines: Barbecue
Most recent review
- Feb 3, 2014
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English first
Escondido, California
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65 reviews 65 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

great food, great portions, incredible service, visited with pit bosses and felt at home. when asked for Brunswick stew sample, she brought me a cup. try it, also great brisket. wife would not share ice box pie, chocolate, leave full and happy. did the bean lady retire yet after 50 years?

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Toronto, Canada
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240 reviews 240 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
238 helpful votes 238 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013 via mobile

Golden Rule BBQ has decent BBQ and sides, but you should find your way here for breakfast. The biscuits, French Toast, and standard eggs, ham, and grits are as good as any you will find. Also, Golden Rule breakfast features many Trussville old timers who have eaten here (or at Big G's, which was here way back) long before there... More

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BAllentrae, Pelham, Alabaster, Alabama
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2013

Looked up the menu for a nearby Golden Rule restaurant in Trussville, and picked out some healthier options on a whim, and decided to take my lunchbreak at GR. I get there just after the lunch crowd rush, and its still pretty busy. Average age was 55 or so, mostly men, seated at tables. No counter to sit at or... More

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Birmingham, AL
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40 reviews 40 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2012

The bbq chicken sandwich was dry, like jerky. It was as though it had been chopped and sitting under a heat lamp for some time. The potato salad tasted like pre-packaged, not good. Go elsewhere for good BBQ.

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The Woodlands, Texas
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2012

My dad swears there is something added to their vinegar based sauce to make it addictive. The bbq was good, and all of the sauces were great, but I cannot tell you how amazing the Lemon Ice Box pie was. Oh my goodness.... Also, portion sizes are not so big that you feel miserably full after eating. The service was... More

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Trussville, Alabama, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2012

The people wher very nice ,took order promply, food was hot and very good. great location.

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Washington, Michigan
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53 reviews 53 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2010

Don't have many GOOD BBQ here in the North so I took the opportunity to partake in Pell City. Had such a great BBQ dinner at Golden Rule had to go back for lunch the next day before flight back to Detroit. Glad I did, and when I return this will be one of the first stops.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2008

Always good.

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