If you crave the tang of oxtail, here are some choice spots:
Back A Yard Caribbean has an awesome dish that lots of Chowhounds dig. $12.50 gets you oxtails with sauce, rice and beans, a tiny salad, and plantains.
Powell’s Place has really good oxtails. Most people just go for the fried chicken and have no idea about the wonder of the oxtails, says Carrie 218.
Gator’s has oxtails at dinner. dhoffman1421 is completely hooked on the place.
Hard Knox has consistently excellent oxtails, says David Iott. They fall off the bone with their beautiful tenderness.
Hunicsz says Zza’s menu is mostly sucky, but the braised oxtails are actually pretty good.
Powell’s Place [Fillmore]
1521 Eddy Street, San Francisco
Zza’s Trattoria [East Bay]
552 Grand Avenue, Oakland
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