Try unique apple dishes this fall at these 5 restaurants in Birmingham

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There’s no better butter than fresh apple butter. Photo via Carmen Waldrop

Fall is swiftly approaching, which means apples are finally back in season. Whether you prefer a tart Granny Smith or a sweet Fuji, you can’t go wrong with this delicious fruit. In anticipation for the fall, we’ve put together a guide of some of the tastiest apple dishes in Birmingham.

1. Vino

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Make room for dessert. These apple fritters are worth it. Photo via Vino on Instagram

I’m usually too full to order dessert after my meal, but this one might be worth making an exception. Vino’s Apple Fritters à la mode is the perfect complement to any meal. The warm apple fritters are topped with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.

2. Avondale Common House

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Avondale Common House might be on to something with this one. Photo via Avondale Common House on Instagram

Avondale Common House has a unique seafood entrée on their menu that’s enhanced with apple. This dish consists of char-grilled salmon with apple bacon couscous, a side of asparagus and charred tomatoes and topped with garlic butter.

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I love nachos and apple pie, so this dish is a winner. Photo via Avondale Common House on Instagram

If you want to skip straight to dessert, you should definitely order Avondale Common House’s apple pie nachos. Yep, you heard us right. This one of a kind dish is made with spiced apples, caramel, candied pecans, vanilla whipped cream and cinnamon sugar chips.

3. Ashley Mac’s

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Apples on my sandwich? Yes, please! Photo via Ashley Mac on Facebook

Ashley Mac’s was ranked second during Birmingham Restaurant Week in the best lunch menu category, and we’re honestly not surprised. Next time you stop by, check out the Apple Havarti which contains smoked turkey, havarti, gala apples, balsamic drizzle, mixed greens, honey mustard and toasted wheatberry bread.

If you’re looking for a low-carb option, substitute the bread for lettuce.

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4. Hero Doughnuts

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Did you know Hero Doughnuts also has some bomb salads? Photo via Hero Doughnuts via Facebook

I’m sure the last thing on your mind when stopping by Hero Doughnuts is ordering a salad, but you have to trust us on this one. Hero’s super salad is a showstopper. It’s made with mixed greens, apples, blueberries, oranges, honey nut granola and honey vinaigrette.

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The apple fritters are back this weekend. Photo via Hero Doughnuts on Facebook

If you’re craving sweets, you’re in for a treat because Hero Doughnuts has just brought back their apple fritters for this fall season. These fritters are only available on Friday, Saturday and Sundays so plan accordingly.

5. Maple Street Biscuit Company

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Definitely one of the best breakfast sandwiches I’ve ever had. Photo via Carmen Waldrop

I’m definitely hard to please when it comes to breakfast sandwiches, but the farmer’s biscuit sandwich won me over. This flaky biscuit consists of all natural fried chicken, pecanwood smoked bacon, cheddar cheese and topped with fresh house-made apple butter.

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