5 ‘hidden gems’ in Trussville, including The Three Earred Rabbit

IMG 0220 5 'hidden gems' in Trussville, including The Three Earred Rabbit

Every town has their “hidden gems.” Here’s where to find them in Trussville.

The Three Earred Rabbit

Address: 209 Main St., Trussville, AL 35173
Contact: 205.655.2000
Hours: Tues.-Wed. – 11AM-2:30PM; Thurs.-Fri. – 11AM-8PM; Sat. – 11AM-4PM

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Fresh food, specialty desserts and Southern charm in an old-fashioned soda shop. Could it get anymore charming? There’s just one spot to find it, too—at The Three Earred Rabbit in Trussville.

The Three Earred Rabbit is your one-stop-shop for food, sweets, parties and catering.

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What’s on the Menu?

  • Homemade soups
  • Made-to-order sandwiches
  • Incredible desserts
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What’s extra special about The Three Earred Rabbit, though, is that it is the perfect place to throw a party. The staff at The Three Earred Rabbit helps you create the ultimate atmosphere and food list for the party of your dreams. From surprise birthday parties to graduation parties and bridesmaid luncheons, no celebration is off limits.

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Popular themes include:

  • Sundae parties
  • Cupcake parties
  • Luncheons
  • Teas
  • Wedding and bridal showers

Did you know : The Three Earred Rabbit has expanded. They have officially hopped over to Leeds and opened a second location. Check it out at 8101 Parkway Drive, Leeds, AL 35094.

Great Harvest Bread Co.

Address: 218 Main St., Trussville, AL 35173
Contact: 205.508.5854
Hours: Mon.-Fri. – 7AM-7PM; Sat. 7AM-4PM

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Apple pecan cinnamon roll from Great Harvest Bread Co. Photo via Patience Itson for Bham Now

Bread. Mmm! Cinnamon rolls. To die for! Soups and salads. So scrumptious!

Great Harvest Bread Co. opened in Trussville just last year in 2018 and the term “Bread Heaven” has never been used so accurately.

Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, Great Harvest Bread Co. serves up specialty baked goods, soups, sandwiches and salads. And it’s all fresh, made from scratch and unbelievably delicious. Bonus: most ingredients are local!

Be sure to sign up for their loyalty program. With deals on tasty treats, this is one loyalty program you will devour!

Sherry’s Cafe

Address: 5800 Valley Rd., Trussville, AL 35173
Contact: 205.655.5260
Hours: Mon.-Fri. – 11AM-2PM, 4:30-7:15PM; Sun. – 11AM-2:15PM

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Sherry’s Cafe in Trussville. Photo submitted

If you’re looking for one of the best Meat and 3’s around, look no further than Sherry’s Cafe. From friend chicken and meatloaf to fried okra, creamed corn and peach cobbler, there’s no southern dish left out. (A personal favorite: the broccoli and rice casserole. Mmm!)

What’s nice about Sherry’s is you won’t ever be bored by a menu that never changes. Instead, each day you’ll find a new “Vegetable of the Day” and “Evening Special.”

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Southern cooking at Sherry’s Cafe in Trussville. Photo submitted

The Tinker’s Chest Florist

Address: 8233 Glendale Farms Rd., Trussville, AL 35173
Contact: 205.655.9639
Hours: Mon.-Fri. – 9AM-4PM; Sat. – 9AM-12PM

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No matter what time of year, flowers provide color and beauty to all. Where can you find the most gorgeous bouquets and arrangements? At The Tinkers Chest in Trussville.

Here you’ll find a large inventory of fresh flowers for any occasion, including:

  • Anniversaries
  • Birthday
  • Weddings
  • Sympathy/Funeral

There also offer:

  • Plants
  • Silk flower arrangements
  • Dried floral arrangements
  • Gift baskets
  • Greeting cards
  • Gourmet fruit baskets
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Want to order a gorgeous bouquet or arrangement? The Tinker’s Chest serves these areas:

  • Clay
  • Irondale
  • Moody
  • Mountain Brook
  • Odenville
  • Springville
  • Trussville


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Address: 312 Main St., Trussville, AL 35173
Contact: 205.655.8248
Hours: Lunch: Sun.-Fri. – 11AM-2PM; Dinner: Mon.-Fri. – 5PM-8PM

In the mood for some southern, home-style cookin’? You’ll find just what you’re craving at Joe’s. Joel’s originally opened in 1983 and has continued to be a favorite of locals ever since. Psst! They are known for their mouth-watering cornbread, homemade desserts and sweet tea.

Did You Know?

Joel’s took part in the Magic City Mac & Cheese Festival and won the “Most like Grandma’s Mac” award!

What’s your favorite “hidden gem” in Trussville? We want to know!

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