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Rasika

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Downtown / Chinatown
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633 D St NW, Washington DC, DC 20004-2904 (On D Street Between 6th and 7th Streets.)
+1 202-637-1222
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11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 17:30 - 22:30
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:30
Fri 17:30 - 23:00
Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Not sure why it is so overrated. Indian food for the Americans. NYC has many more authentic options.

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Thank evey w
Franklin Park
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The spinach appetizer (palak chaat) was great - stick with that and the naans. Also ordered the okra (Bhindi Amchoor) and the Zucchini Tamatar Kofta (zuccchini in red tomato sauce) - unfortunately both were disappointing - not cooked the way it should be. For dessert we had the mango tatin - nothing to write home about, probably worth trying something... More 

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Laurel, Maryland
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59 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 171 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Wow! Truly amazing food. The menu is a fixed type, but this was some of the best Indian I have ever head. Best salmon ever, and a pretty nifty take on some different foods. Highly recommend!

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Thank gvr001
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The other reviews were correct. We had a delicious lunch here. The crispy spinach was a highlight but everything was great and the portion sizes were perfect. The only disappointment was the chai which was watered down and not full flavored, didn't live up to the rest of the meal.

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Thank Gregg V
Syosset, New York
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279 reviews
202 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I was surprised by the quality. I didn't think the staff were very friendly or knowledgeable but the food was amazing. The lamb chops were delicious. The crispy spinach amazing. The dal was the best I have had. Desserts we're terrific

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Thank stentdoc
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

A vegetarian's paradise. Definitely try the spinach chat appetizer. Tried both a spinach and eggplant entree; both great (moderately spiced). The garlic man was also excellent. Had no room left for dessert.

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Thank Ronald W
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Rasika is a classic white table cloth service with a new foodie vibe. Sort of an alter-ego to Bombay Club for the young at heart. Appetizers are all spot on and I would definitely have the spinach - crispy and ethereal - must be eaten hot and that's not hard to do. Get the bread basket with chutney and raita... More 

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Pleasanton CA
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the best Indian Restaurants I have found. The food is excellent and the spice just right. For those who like spicy, but NOT hot, this place is for you. The flavors were wonderful. The mixed grill is a great way to try everything. You get Salmon, Chicken and a Kabob with rice. Also, the Nan (bread)... More 

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washington, dc
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Congenial atmosphere, both at bar and at tables. Notwithstanding rave reviews, food fails to wow. Simply okay.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Ambience is just enough to be upscale. Food is fresh, flavorful and filling. Pretty dang good martini, as well. Can't wait for my 4th visit. Years after my first visit, the service continues to be excellent.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 31 - US$ 50
Cuisine
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
Thursday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
Friday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 633 D St NW, Washington DC, DC 20004-2904
    (On D Street Between 6th and 7th Streets.)
  • Public Transportation: Two Block Walk From the China Town/Gallery Place Metro and One Block Walk From the Archives/Navy Memorial Metro.
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Downtown / Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown / Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +1 202-637-1222

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?