4 new eateries are open for business in Trussville, plus 2 more in the works, including Edgar’s Bakery and Chicken Salad Chick

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Photo via Chicken Salad Chick

New eateries are opening in Trussville daily, are you up to speed? Here are some places to dine that are officially open for business, plus some that are currently in the works.

Open For Business in Trussville

Edgar’s Bakery

Address: 158 Main St., Trussville, AL 35173
Contact: 205.987.0790
Hours: Mon.-Sat. – 6:30am-6pm

Edgar’s, one of Birmingham’s most popular bakeries opened in September in Trussvile, and it has been packed ever since.

Standing at 5,000 sq. ft., the Trussville location is the bakeries largest location. Not only that, but the building is absolutely gorgeous! Check out the photo below—isn’t it beautiful?

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Edgar’s Bakery is open for business in Trussville. Photo by Patience Itson for Bham Now

What does Edgar’s offer? While the store specializes in a deli menu that includes soups, salads and sandwiches, it also includes a bakery that serves pastries, cakes, cookies and other sweets that are hard to pass up.

The store is so big, there is plenty of space to browse items like boutique coffee mugs, jellies, stationary and more.

It’s still such a hit, it’s been packed for weeks!

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Chocolate cheesecake bars at Edgar’s Bakery in Trussville. Photo via Edgar’s Bakery.

Thai Basil and Sushi

Address: 445 Main St., STE #121, Trussville, AL 35173
Contact: 205.537.1134
Hours: Sun.-Thurs. – 11am-2pm, 4:30pm-9pm; Fri.-Sat. – 11am-2pm, 4:30pm-9:30pm

There’s been a string of new Asian restaurants to open in Trussville within the past few weeks—one being Thai Basil and Sushi.

Located in the Winn Dixie shopping center between Nail Plus and Miceli’s Italian Food, Thai Basil and Sushi is quickly becoming a new favorite. (Especially for me! I can’t get enough of their chicken pad thai.)

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Menu via Thai Basil and Sushi in Trussville. Photo by Patience Itson for Bham Now

Here’s a look at what they offer:


  • Spring rolls
  • Crab angels
  • Fresh Thai Basil roll
  • Steamed/fried pot stickers
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Spring rolls from Thai Basil and Sushi in Trussville. Photo via Thai Basil & Sushi


  • Cashew Nuts
  • Spicy Basil
  • Veggie delight


  • California roll
  • Spicy Tuna roll
  • Rock and roll

The space is small, but the owners have done a good job of fitting the space with seating both inside and out. Service is efficient and the staff is friendly, too, which is always a bonus.

Happy Wok Asian Cuisine

Address: 1423 Gadsden Hwy., #111, Trussville, AL 35235
Contact: 205.537.1188
Hours: Sun. – Thurs. – 11am-9pm; Fri.-Sat. – 11am-9:30pm

Happy Wok Asian Cuisine is filling bellies in Trussville, and locals couldn’t be happier. The restaurant, which has taken the place of Mr. Chen’s features both Chinese and Thai Cuisine.

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Happy Wok in Trussville is now open. Photo by Patience Itson for Bham Now

One dish worth checking out is the Chow Fun, a stir fry that hails from Singapore and typically includes egg noodles. Noodles are made fresh daily.

Other items to try range from appetizers like dumplings and chicken dishes like cashew or curry to rices such as shrimp fried or shrimp fried.

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Tasty dishes are found at Happy Wok in Trussville. Photo via Happy Wok

Pho Sizzle Rolled Ice Cream and Bubble Tea

Address: 5880 Trussville Crossing Blvd., #100, Trussville, AL 35235
Contact: 205.655.9500
Hours: Sun., Tues.-Thurs. – 10am-9pm; Fri.-Sat. – 11am-10pm

Pho Sizzle Rolled Ice Cream and Bubble Tea is the newest restaurant to open its doors in Trussville. Its name is super fun to say, too! The restaurant offers a wide variety of east Asian foods, primarily from Vietnam with some Chinese and Thai dishes. They also serve rolled ice cream and bubble tea, which has become quote popular around the greater Birmingham area.

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Have you tried bubble tea yet? Photo via Pho Sizzle

Interested in more places that serve bubble tea? Click here.

Restaurants Headed To Trussville

Chicken Salad Chick and The Metro Diner

Address: 2050 and 2058 Gadsden Hwy., Trussville, AL 35235

Chicken Salad Chick and Metro Diner are in the works and will be next to open in Trussville. The restaurants will be in the newly developing shopping plaza on U.S. Hwy. 11 between the Tutwiler subdivision entrance and the entrance to Calumet.

Word on the street is these two hot eateries will open in Spring 2019, but fingers crossed they will open their doors sooner.

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Who’s excited about Chicken Salad Chick coming to Trussville? Photo via Chicken Salad Chick

Chicken Salad Chick—can I get a cranberry kelly on a croissant, please?—is an Auburn-based chain with 85 locations throughout the Southeast. It is currently in several Jefferson County locations, including Homewood, Hoover, Southside and the Village at Lee Branch.

Metro Diner’s Trussville location will be the third in Jefferson County, joining restaurants in Vestavia and Birmingham.

What are you most excited about opening/coming to Trussville?

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