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Rasika

4.8
7740 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Indian
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Rasika is a modern Indian Cuisine restaurant showcasing Tawa (Griddle), Sigri (open Barbeque), Tandoori and regional dishes.
We have a temperature controlled wine cellar, offer small plates and a modern lounge.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Indian
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Hours of operation
Lunch:
Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 2:30pm,

Dinner:
Monday - Thursday: 5:30pm - 10:30pm,
Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm
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Phone number
(202) 637-1222
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Executive chef
Vikram Sunderam
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
On D Street Between 6th and 7th Streets.
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Parking details
Valet Parking with validation at Dinner only.
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Public transit
Two Block Walk From the China Town/Gallery Place Metro and One Block Walk From the Archives/Navy Memorial Metro.
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Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 7740 People Are Saying
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4.8  based on recent ratings
4.7
food
4.7
service
4.6
ambience
4.5
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95% of people would recommend it to a friend
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RyanM 
5.0  Dined 4 days ago

Pricey, but expected for location in China Town, DC. Really great Indian food, excellent service. Tasting menu ran $160 or so, not including tip, for a 6-course meal. Wife and I could have shared and would have had plenty to eat, but the leftovers the next day were enough to feed us again for lunch.

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OpenTable Diner (Wilmington)
5.0  Dined on February 18, 2018

Incredible food and amazing service. Never disappoints!

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OpenTable Diner (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on February 17, 2018

this place is very good for special occasions, the food here is excellent

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vipAlaskasinger (Denver)
5.0  Dined on February 17, 2018

Three of us shared two 6-course dinners, starting at 5 pm and ending 2 1/2 hours later in time for our show next door at Woolly Mammoth. Everything was absolutely exquisite. It was a splurge, to be sure, but well worth it. Every dish was beautiful, delicious, served at just the right moment and with style. Really an unforgettable evening.

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vipDiner (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on February 16, 2018

Always lovely.

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OpenTable Diner (Seattle)
5.0  Dined on February 16, 2018

We came here on the recommendation of our in-laws. It was a great experience! Our waiter was exceptionally friendly & gave great recommendations on dishes. He recommended the fried spinach, grouper, spicy cubed lamb, and Tikka Masala. We ordered the fried spinach, lamb, and dover sole, bread basket and a couple drinks. Everything was delicious & very flavorful. The lamb was tender & flavorful, but too salty. The dover sole was delicious. The fried spinach was amazing & I wish more Indian restaurants offered it. Rasika's menu listed many dishes not available at most Indian restaurants, which made it all the more special. They had the usual dishes like Tikka Masala, Biryani, Naan, Chaat, but there were many more dishes that I didn't recognize & cannot name. Because I knew that I wouldn't be able to come back to Rasika anytime soon & thoroughly enjoyed the food, I ordered the Tikka Masala to-go. I highly recommend this restaurant.

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RAMAC (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined on February 15, 2018

Food was excellent. especially that crispy spinach appetizer and chicken green masala, that sauce was absolutely amazing!! Tandoori Salmon was just right. cooked to perfection.
Enjoyed dinner. good service.

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vipdcdining (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined on February 15, 2018

Every dish was amazingly good. Server made great recommendations. We will go again.

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OpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Amazing!! Everything from the food to service was the absolute best. Will definitely be back

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OpenTable Diner (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Great! Wonderful Valentines Day lunch
The food and service were great.

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vipSbeatty12 (Washington DC)
4.0  Dined on February 13, 2018

Still one of my favorite restaurants... Authentic indian food is hard to find

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vipAnna (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined on February 13, 2018

Birthday Lunch with friends.

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vipSophiaY (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined on February 12, 2018

Had a fantastic first experience at Rasika- after all of the great things friends and family had said about the place, my boyfriend and I chose to celebrate my bonus and his raise at Rasika! We got the 4-course tasting menu which was absolutely fabulous and enjoyed the great service, incredible food, and fine atmosphere.

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OpenTable Diner (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined on February 12, 2018

Amazing! We had the 6 course tasting menu with wine pairings and had enough leftover for lunch the next day. Wonderful experience and great food!

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OpenTable Diner (Houston)
5.0  Dined on February 12, 2018

Rasika is a beautiful, high-end restaurant with delicious Indian cuisine. My wife and I went for Valentine's dinner (though a few days before actual Valentine's Day since reservations were hard to come by) and the food was fantastic. They have reasonable valet rates as well.

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