5 spots in the Huntsville area to celebrate National Baklava Day

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Thursday, Nov. 17 is National Baklava Day. (Big Papa Gyro via Facebook)

While there should never be a need to come up with an excuse to eat baklava, Thursday, Nov. 17 is National Baklava Day and Huntsville has some great spots to find some of the tastiest around.

Baklava recipes can vary, but they always include these essentials: phyllo (or filo) sheets, sweet syrup (typically honey mixed with juices and spices), nuts (often pistachios), and butter.

Here are five spots in the Huntsville area to find this delicious Mediterranean treat:

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Big Papa Gyro

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Big Papa Gyro in Huntsville has some of the best Greek fare in town. (Big Papa Gyro via Facebook)

Big Papa Gyro not only has incredible baklava, but their Greek fare is some of the best I have ever had. For real.

Jamo’s Cafe

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Check out Jamo’s Cafe on Jordan Lane in Huntsville. (Jamo’s Cafe via Facebook)

For some darn good Middle Eastern food and tasty baklava, try Jamo’s Cafe in Huntsville. The whole menu is fabulous!

Taziki’s Mediterranean Cafe

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Taziki’s locations in Madison and in Huntsville have fabulous baklava. (Taziki’s via Facebook)

Whether you try the Madison location or Huntsville location of Taziki’s Mediterranean Cafe, you are guaranteed to eat some top-notch Mediterranean food.

Fresko Grille

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Fresko Grille is located at Stovehouse. (Fresko Grille via Facebook)

If you have never been to Fresko Grille at Stovehouse you are missing out. This place has incredible food and is in a perfect location with a cool atmosphere.

Al Shish Palace

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Al Shish Palace is in Madison Commons shopping center. (Al Shish Palace via Facebook)

I can’t have a guide to any type of great Mediterranean food in the Huntsville area without including Al Shish Palace in Madison. I expected their baklava to be fabulous, and it did not disappoint!

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Michael Seale
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