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Craving Lamb Shank, in town 2 nights

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Years ago while on a business trip to SF (from Seattle) I stumbled into a bar (attached to a restaurant) near Union Square with a fabulous wine list and had the Best Lamb Shank Of My Life. It was on a bed of de Puy lentils, crispy, tender, oh my mouth is watering now!

where should I go to try and relive this experience? Not too expensive please.

I will be in SF 2 nights and other places on the top of my short list are Nopa, Bar Tartine, and Yuet Lee (ate there years ago and loved it!).
thanks!

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  1. *Aziza, for a slightly sweet Cal/Morrocan version.
    *Tommy's Joynt for a super cheap yet still very tasty version (Thurdays only).

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    Tommy's Joynt
    1101 Geary Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94109

    1. Lamb shank's the kind of rustic French dish that South Park Cafe does well.

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      South Park Cafe
      108 South Park, San Francisco, CA 94107

      1. Mezze on Lakeshore Ave in Oakland has a delicious Moroccan Lamb Shank Tajine, but may not be the most accessible without a car

        1. I think Zare at Flytrap has lamb shanks.

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          1. re: bobpantzer

            That reminds me, Maykadeh makes a fantastic braised lamb shank dish with eggplant, tomato, saffron, and dried lime.

            1. Kokkari does a wonderful braised shank, if $28 is within your range.

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              Kokkari Estiatorio
              200 Jackson St., San Francisco, CA 94111