9 new businesses coming to Trussville, including Taco Mama on November 18

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Margarita time! Photo via Taco Mama on Facebook

More and more businesses are making their way to Trussville. What’s new on the radar? Read on to find out!

1. Taco Mama

Salsa, quest and guac—the ultimate combo. Photo via Taco Mama on Facebook

We are just days away from the grand opening of Taco Mama, so get ready for delicious tacos and hand-shaken margaritas. I know I’m not the only one who’s excited!

The restaurant can be found in the Highway 11 shopping center that houses Metro Diner and Chicken Salad Chick. In fact, if you drive by when the sun begins to drop, you will already see festive lights and decor lit up inside.

Taco Mama opens Monday, November 18 in Trussville, AL. Photo via Taco Mama on Facebook

The taqueria’s menu will feature all the yums, including:

  • Build your own tacos, burritos and quesadillas
  • Burrito bowls made with premium, slow-roasted meats and fresh produce.
  • Hand-shaken margaritas
  • And more!

Bonus perks of Taco Mama: big garage doors and a great patio space.

Estimated opening date: Monday, November 11

Find Taco Mama at 2050 Gadsden Highway, Birmingham, AL 35235.

2. Laster’s Iron Stone Pizzeria

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Photo via Laster Sundries On Main on Facebook

I know what you’re thinking—didn’t an IronStone Pizza already come and leave Trussville several months ago? Yes, that’s exactly what happened. So here’s the skinny.

Laster’s Iron Stone Pizzeria will take over the former location of IronStone Pizza in the Homestead Village shopping center. While the location is the same, it’s an entirely new eatery. 

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Photo via Laster Sundries On Main on Facebook

Behind the eatery are Teddy Zane and Jennifer Miller, owners of Laster Sundries On Main in Springville, which serves New York style pizza and ice cream. 

“When the shopping center was first built, I tried putting a bid on a space for a pizzeria, but they already had the IronStone bid so I couldn’t move forward. When IronStone shut down, I saw my opening to finally get in. I moved immediate to get the space.”

Teddy Zane, Owner, Iron Stone Pizzeria
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Photo via Laster Sundries On Main on Facebook

The restaurant will feature traditional New York-style pizza sold by the slice or pie. 

Insider’s secret: three of the restaurants cheeses come directly from Italy. Celebrazione!

Estimated opening date: 1st-2nd week of December 2019

Find Laster’s Iron Stone Pizzeria at 5445 Patrick Way, Suite 101, Birmingham, AL 35235.

3. Half Shell Oyster

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Photo via Half Shell Oyster on Facebook

Love oysters? You’ll soon be able to get them from Half Shell Oyster House.

The restaurant originated in Mississippi in 2009 and quickly became a popular joint for charbroiled oysters. Since then, Half Shell Oyster House has expanded to 11 locations throughout Mississippi, Alabama, Florida and Louisiana. In fact, Birmingham will be opening two locations in early 2020.

In addition to their famous oysters, Half Shell Oyster House will serve:

  • Soups
  • Seafood
  • Fish
  • Steak
  • Pasta
  • And more!

The restaurant will also offer an extensive wine list, a premium selection of bourbons and a unique selection of specialty drinks.

Be sure to stop by Great Harvest Bread Company after your meal for a delicious pastry or dessert. Tell them I sent you!

Estimated opening date: Summer 2020

Find Half Shell Oyster House at 218 Main Street, Trussville, AL 35173.

4. Jack’s

Jack’s in Trussville, AL will show off the same new and improved interior of Jack’s in Homewood, AL. Photo via Matthew Niblett for Bham Now

If you love fresh, made-from-scratch biscuits, then get excited because Jack’s is coming to the corner of Deerfoot Parkway and U.S. Highway 11. 

This won’t be your old-school version of Jack’s, either. The new location will boost the restaurant’s latest design concept. It was most recently revealed at Jack’s Homewood location. Check it out

Here’s what the new design features:

  • A window spotlighting the store’s biscuit maker at work. 
  • Large circular tables—each seats up to 10.
  • An outdoor, wraparound porch with additional seating and rocking chairs.

Estimated opening date: early-mid December 2019

Find Jack’s at 4604 Deerfoot Parkway, Trussville, AL 35173.

5. The Pink CBD Store

The Pink CBD Store will be opening in just a few weeks in downtown Trussville, and they will offer all sorts of items, such as:

  • Oils
  • Teas
  • Hand and foot wraps
  • Face masks
  • Edible products
  • And more!

The company will also launch a delivery service in January 2020.

“It is our goal to educate our community, provide exceptional service and introduce individuals who may be taking medication with known side affects find a healthier, natural approach to relief.”

Dee Edwards, Owner, The Pink CBD Store

Attend the store’s grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony on Saturday, November 30 from 3-6PM.

Expected opening date: Saturday, November 30

Find The Pink CBD at 194 Main Street, Trussville, AL 35173.

6-7. Wrapsody and Great American Cookie Company/Marble Slab Creamery

Desserts and shopping at Wrapsody. Photo via Wrapsody on Facebook

I spoke with Southpace Properties and they verified that the rumors are true—Wrapsody and a joint collaboration of the Great American Cookie Company and Marble Slap Creamery have indeed signed up for retail space in Trussville.

Where will they be located?

On Highway 11 in the same development that houses Metro Diner and Chicken Salad Chick.

Here’s a quick look at each:


Looking for jewelry? Find it at Wrapsody. Photo via Wrapsody on Facebook

Wrapsody is a fun boutique offering all sorts of exciting gifts items, such as:

  • Home accessories
  • Seasonal decor
  • Clothing
  • Handbags
  • Jewelry
  • And more!

They also offer free gift-wrapping services for all in-store and online purchases.

8. Great American Cookie Company/Marble Slab

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Can I get an an oh yeah!? Photo via Great American Cookie Company on Facebook

This duo is sure to make the ultimate sweet spot with a menu of ice cream and cookies.

I know where I’ll be going for my husband’s yearly birthday cookie cake. Mmm!

Estimated opening date: TBD

Find Wrapsody and the Great American Cookie Company/Marble Slab at 2050 Gadsden Highway, Birmingham, AL 35235.

9. Raindrop Car Wash

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Dirty car? Photo via Raindrop Car Wash on Facebook

Is your car in need of a scrub down? Mine sure is. Soon, you’ll be able to give your car the attention it needs at Raindrop Car Wash.

The exact location has not yet been disclosed, but it expected to be build near the intersection of Deerfoot Parkway and Highway 11.

The new automated car wash will offer:

  • Different washing options
  • Free vacuum and drying cloths

There will also be a full staff on duty during open hours.

Estimated opening date: late 2020

Ferus Artisan Ales

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The sour beers at Ferus Artisan Ales are incredible! Photo via Jacob Blankenship for Bham Now

Don’t forget! Ferus Artisan Ales is officially open, and it’s definitely booming.

They offer:

  • A selection of ales from hoppy IPA’s and funky saisons to decadent stouts and creative, exciting sours.
  • A full-service bar with a variety of wines and cocktails.
  • An eatery offering small plates and salads to flatbreads and desserts.
  • A cool space for weddings, birthday parties, corporate events and more.

Find it at 101 Beech Street, Trussville, AL 35173.

Which business are you most excited about making a home in Trussville?

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