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Rasika

4.6
4.6
8080 Reviews
$31 to $50
Indian
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.

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Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Cuisines

    Indian

  • Hours of operation

    Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 2:30pm, Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:30pm - 10:30pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm

  • Phone number

    (202) 637-1222

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Business Casual

  • Executive chef

    Vikram Sunderam

  • Private party contact

    Atul Narain: (202) 637-1222

  • Neighborhood

    Penn Quarter

  • Cross street

    On D Street Between 6th and 7th Streets.

  • Parking details

    Valet Parking with validation at Dinner only.

  • Public transit

    Two Block Walk From the China Town/Gallery Place Metro and One Block Walk From the Archives/Navy Memorial Metro.

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

What 8,080 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

4.6
4.6 based on all time ratings
  • 4.6Food
  • 4.5Service
  • 4.3Ambience
  • 4.4Value

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  1. AK

    AmandaK

    Birmingham

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Reviewed on February 3, 2020

    overall5foodserviceambience
    Excellent meal & service. Best Indian food I've ever had.
  2. k

    kayl

    Washington DC

    5 reviews

    4.0

    5 reviews

    Reviewed on February 3, 2020

    overall4foodserviceambience
    Very tasty, though there are other trendy, high end restaurants where I do feel like you get more bang for your buck than here.
  3. e

    elbirdicus

    Washington DC

    14 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    14 reviews

    Reviewed on January 26, 2020

    overall4foodserviceambience
    Excellent in every way. Amazing food, service, room, noise level. Only knock for me personally was dessert, but that is more my tastes than their execution.
  4. MC

    MatthewC

    Washington DC

    8 reviews

    5.0

    8 reviews

    Reviewed on January 22, 2020

    overall5foodserviceambience
    Great modern take on Indian food. Looking forward to my next visit.
  5. KS

    KarenS

    Washington DC

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Reviewed on January 21, 2020

    overall5foodserviceambience
    Once again, we all had great meals and great service. Rasika is the best indian food in town.
  6. DC

    DeborahC

    Baltimore

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Reviewed on January 20, 2020

    overall5foodserviceambience
    The food is delicious. I would recommend the restaurant to others.
  7. JM

    JasonM

    Washington DC

    17 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    17 reviews

    Reviewed on January 19, 2020

    overall5foodserviceambience
    Nice place. Good food. Always on our list for when we are in the mood for Indian food.
  8. GF

    G8FoodEqualsBigBelly

    Washington DC

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Reviewed on January 12, 2020

    overall5foodserviceambience
    Outstanding food and service each time I visited.
  9. MR

    MarkR

    San Francisco

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Reviewed on January 10, 2020

    overall5foodserviceambience
    Exceptional food and service! Outstanding experience.
  10. l

    lilianwdc

    New York Area

    4 reviews

    4.0

    4 reviews

    Reviewed on January 7, 2020

    overall4foodserviceambience
    Creative food, great vibe and service. Liked trying Indian beer.
  11. D

    Desichick

    Philadelphia

    8 reviews

    4.0

    8 reviews

    Reviewed on January 5, 2020

    overall4foodserviceambience
    Nice restaurant, food was good, not great. Didn’t understand what all the hype is about, but will give it another shot in the future.
  12. s

    susanc

    Washington DC

    12 reviews

    5.0

    12 reviews

    Reviewed on January 4, 2020

    overall5foodserviceambience
    Never been disappointed. Just fantastic Indian food with a modern flair.
  13. WY

    WandaY

    Washington DC

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Reviewed on December 28, 2019

    overall5foodserviceambience
    Amazing delicious food! Great fun for a night of fine dining!
  14. J

    Jacqueline

    Washington DC

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Reviewed on December 27, 2019

    overall5foodserviceambience
    The food here is amazing. Particularly the fish dishes (cod and bass). I would eat it daily if I could.
  15. T

    Tolbes

    Washington DC

    14 reviews

    5.0

    14 reviews

    Reviewed on December 19, 2019

    overall5foodserviceambience
    A must-try if you love Indian food when you're in DC.
  16. SD

    SunnyDay

    Washington DC

    22 reviews

    5.0

    22 reviews

    Reviewed on December 16, 2019

    overall5foodserviceambience
    Dining at Rasika is an every-year holiday event. The service, ambiance, and food are spectacular. I always order the black cod and I'm never disappointed.
  17. JT

    JeanneT

    Washington DC

    9 reviews

    5.0

    9 reviews

    Reviewed on December 15, 2019

    overall5foodserviceambience
    Fabulous food- and I mean everything we've ever eaten here. Great service and the decor!!
  18. DF

    DanaF

    Washington DC

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Reviewed on December 15, 2019

    overall5foodserviceambience
    Absolutely delicious food! Great service and lovely ambiance. A DC must!!
  19. J

    Jenn

    Washington DC

    5 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    5 reviews

    Reviewed on December 12, 2019

    overall5foodserviceambience
    Excellent service and amazing food. Consistent great quality.
  20. R

    Reee

    Washington DC

    15 reviews

    4.0

    15 reviews

    Reviewed on December 10, 2019

    overall4foodserviceambience
    Delicious food options, albeit pricey. Nice for a date
  21. ZD

    ZeeDoubleU

    Washington DC

    11 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    11 reviews

    Reviewed on December 9, 2019

    overall5foodserviceambience
    Rasika is by far one of the best Indian restaurants in the DC region. You will not be disappointed.
  22. GR

    GrandmaRoz

    Washington DC

    50 reviews

    5.0

    50 reviews

    Reviewed on December 3, 2019

    overall5foodserviceambience
    Best Indian restaurant in the dc area. Sometimes hard to get in so reserve well ahead.
  23. CN

    CynthiaN

    Washington DC

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Reviewed on December 3, 2019

    overall5foodserviceambience
    Hands down the best Indian food I've ever had. Never fails to impress.
  24. S

    Set1

    Washington DC

    42 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    42 reviews

    Reviewed on November 28, 2019

    overall5foodserviceambience
    Alway a great place to eat -- you cannot go wrong.
  25. a

    aaronw

    Baltimore

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Reviewed on November 27, 2019

    overall5foodserviceambience
    This is one of the best Indian restaurants in all my experiences with Indian restaurants.
  26. L

    Lainey

    Washington DC

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Reviewed on November 25, 2019

    overall5foodserviceambience
    Loved the everything on the tasting menu. Nice ambiance.
  27. VT

    VeggieTapas

    Washington DC

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Reviewed on November 22, 2019

    overall4foodserviceambience
    Great tapas sized servings good for sharing a lot of dishes
  28. DK

    DianneK

    Washington DC

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Reviewed on November 22, 2019

    overall5foodserviceambience
    I loved the Palaak Chaat. Food was great. Would recommend for a slow dining experience.
  29. L

    Leijla

    Washington DC

    10 reviews

    5.0

    10 reviews

    Reviewed on November 22, 2019

    overall5foodserviceambience
    I love this restaurant. The flavors are bold and delicious. The service is outstanding every time I go ( I have been to Rasika 3 times now). I highly recommend this restaurant for lunch or dinner in DC (either location is great).
  30. M

    Mustecaplioglu

    Washington DC

    33 reviews

    1.0

    33 reviews

    Reviewed on November 20, 2019

    overall1foodserviceambience
    Service was great, food was good but portions were so small and none of the dishes come with rice... you need to order rice and pay for it.
  31. CS

    CarefulShopper

    New York Area

    31 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    31 reviews

    Reviewed on November 17, 2019

    overall5foodserviceambience
    Food was mildly spiced and excellent. They handled a large party of 20 or so very well.
  32. AB

    AleemB

    Washington DC

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Reviewed on November 17, 2019

    overall3foodserviceambience
    Many good dishes; however, my experience here, with its modest portion sizes and sometimes too subtle flavors, left me missing the experience I get at a good, traditional, American-Indian buffet.
  33. CH

    ChristineH

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Reviewed on November 15, 2019

    overall5foodserviceambience
    This is my favorite Indian restaurant. Love, love, love.
  34. P

    Patrick

    Washington DC

    46 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    46 reviews

    Reviewed on November 11, 2019

    overall5foodserviceambience
    Good. Hidden gem. Food was good and so was service. Beautiful place. Not expected.
  35. CJ

    CarlyJ

    Washington DC

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Reviewed on November 10, 2019

    overall5foodserviceambience
    Delicious! Great service and ambiance. Would recommend for a special evening out.
  36. RC

    RobinC

    Washington DC

    3 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    3 reviews

    Reviewed on November 10, 2019

    overall5foodserviceambience
    Excellent, unique, Indian food and lovely ambiance.
  37. M

    Maiorana68

    Washington DC

    41 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    41 reviews

    Reviewed on November 8, 2019

    overall5foodserviceambience
    A little pricey but the food and service are consistently fantastic
  38. MP

    MPP8

    Washington DC

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Reviewed on November 4, 2019

    overall5foodserviceambience
    Great meal! Tried the tasting menu so explored many dishes.
  39. VW

    VelvetW

    Washington DC

    39 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    39 reviews

    Reviewed on November 2, 2019

    overall5foodserviceambience
    Excellent food and service. An authentic dining experience.
  40. JG

    JenniferG

    Washington DC

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Reviewed on October 28, 2019

    overall5foodserviceambience
    Great ambiance, food selection, and variety. Great service by wait staff and managers. Attentive but not helicopter-ish. Great for intimate groups (4-8).

FAQs

Rasika offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (202) 637-1222.

Rasika is rated 4.6 stars by 8080 OpenTable diners.

Not available on OpenTable

Unfortunately, this restaurant is not on the OpenTable reservation network.

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Additional information

  • Cross street

    On D Street Between 6th and 7th Streets.

  • Neighborhood

    Penn Quarter

  • Hours of operation

    Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 2:30pm, Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:30pm - 10:30pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm

  • Cuisines

    Indian

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Dress code

    Business Casual

  • Parking details

    Valet Parking with validation at Dinner only.

  • Public transit

    Two Block Walk From the China Town/Gallery Place Metro and One Block Walk From the Archives/Navy Memorial Metro.

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Executive chef

    Vikram Sunderam

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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