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Rasika West End

1190 New Hampshire Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20037-1501
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (24 reviews)
“crispy spinach” (79 reviews)
“naan” (71 reviews)
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Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
1190 New Hampshire Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20037-1501
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Reviewed March 4, 2017 via mobile

Outstanding Indian cuisine. We come often because of this. The spinach chaat is amazing. The mushroom tikki was very spicy, as was the chicken curry. I needed the yogurt drink to cool down! My wife totally loved the lamb with apricot curry sauce. We also...More

Thank RonFG
Reviewed March 1, 2017

I am on the Rasika bandwagon. The Palak Chat (crispy spinach) is one of the best things I've ever eaten. It alone is worth the trip. It is indescribable. A mixture of textures and flavors like nothing else I've ever had. I attended a work...More

Thank Mark J
Reviewed March 1, 2017

For someone who is not a fan of Indian cuisine, the restaurant was a great surprise. The atmosphere, the food and wine were close to perfection. I enjoyed all the dishes and would definitely recommend this place. Our waiter was very helpful but at the...More

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Reviewed February 26, 2017

I am new to Indian food, and my wife likes it, but I am not the first to jump to go for it, but I am so sure we did!! It was awesome. The food was amazing, we had the truffle naan (awesome), lamb kabobs...More

Thank Brian T
Reviewed February 26, 2017

6 of us enjoyed dinner here recently. Our server was wonderful, and our cocktails were greta. The Crispy spinach appetizer is to die for! We enjoyed several dishes as main course and shared among the table. The Tikka Masala was delicious, as was the curry...More

Thank Kim W
Reviewed February 25, 2017

We had no idea what we were walking in to. The restaurant was across the street from our hotel. We wanted a nice night out. Walked in with no reservation and were able to be seated in the lounge. This was easily the best Indian...More

Thank Nattiejoan
Reviewed February 22, 2017 via mobile

I ordered the banana avocado appetizer. It was great. And the lamb chops for main. Highly recommended.

Thank Younesis
Reviewed February 20, 2017

Superb experience on every level. The entire staff was gracious and professional, the décor pleasing, but a special shout out goes to our server, Bo. We turned the show over to him and gave him our trust. He asked us a few simple questions about...More

Thank JWellingtonJ
Reviewed February 20, 2017

Upscale sleek modern restaurant specializing in East Asian Indian cuisine with a gourmet feel. Great ambiance ideal for couples, date night, business travelers and tourists. Food was very good but my absolute favorite Indian restaurant is in Amsterdam, so I am biased a bit. Concurrent...More

Thank IMHO X
Reviewed February 12, 2017

We ate at the bar (otherwise, one needs to book weeks ahead), which was pleasant and and not too loud. The food is excellent, the staff very friendly. A wonderful meal!

Thank claudef180
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June 27, 2017|
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Response from Lars W | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure, but I do not think so... You'll have to learn your friend to appreciate delicious india food!
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Barbara H
April 19, 2017|
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Response from atul n | Property representative |
Dear Ms. Barbara, We offer Valet parking for dinner at $8 per car. We are not open for Brunch on Saturday. Please call us at 202-466-2500 for reservations. Thank you. Best Regards, Atul Narain
April 14, 2016|
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Response from John W | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is valet parking, and there are also parking garages right there.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$31 - $50
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Bar scene, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1190 New Hampshire Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20037-1501
    (New Hampshire & M Street)
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: 202-466-2500
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