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Helmand Palace

Helmand Palace Review

Years ago, this popular—and popularly priced—restaurant was uprooted from a scruffy block of Broadway in North Beach to a smaller Van Ness address and added "Palace" to its name; but everything else—authentic Afghan cooking and a handsomely outfitted dining room—has been preserved. Highlights of the reasonably priced menu include aushak (leek-filled ravioli served with yogurt and ground beef), sweet baked pumpkin with yogurt-and-garlic sauce, and the half lamb rack with sautéed eggplant and rice served on Afghan flat bread. Basmati rice pudding, perfumed with cardamom and pistachio, is an exotic finish.

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  • No lunch.
Updated: 05-02-2013

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