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Apr 4, 2014 11:21 PM


Can someone recommend mussels in the East Bay or San Fran area? My mom swears there's nothing as good as mussels on the east coast and I want to show her how great shellfish can be out here! Thanks!

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  1. This article from a few years ago by the SF Chronicle food critic has some suggestions.

    1. Sidebar in Oakland does a nice version of moules frites.

          1. re: Bigshadetree

            A Cote's are my favorites. I don't order them anywhere else any more. When you make the reservation specify you want the back room, the front can be pretty loud at peak times.

            Last time I went to Plouf they were off their game but that could have been just an off day.

            1. re: Bigshadetree

              I love A Cote's mussels. Definitely one of my favorites in the East Bay.

            2. Plouf in Belden Alley in San Francisco specializes in mussels served 5 or 6 ways.