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4801 Central Ave NE (Upper Nob Hill)
Lunch hours: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday through Saturday Dinner hours: 5 to 9 p.m., Monday through Saturday (but call ahead, it sometimes closes early) (hours can change without notice)
Ridha Bouajila (late of Marrakech and the Mediterranean Café) is the chef behind this small, Moroccan- and Tunisian-focused eatery. It’s perhaps the only place in town offering king’s bastilla (a savory chicken pie dusted with sugar and splashed with rosewater) and a host of couscous-packed tagines. But the more traditional Mediterranean dish shouldn’t get ignored. The fabulous moussaka is almost soufflé-like. Dill permeats the spinach filling in the spanakopita. And the lamb/beef gyro sandwich is incredibly tasty and, at six bucks, a damn good deal (Alibi Staff, March 29, 2012)