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633 D St NW, Washington DC, DC 20004-2904
+1 202-637-1222
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“palak chaat” (292 reviews)
“crispy spinach” (173 reviews)
“naan” (173 reviews)
Open Now
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM Hours
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
633 D St NW, Washington DC, DC 20004-2904
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Reviewed October 24, 2018

The restaurant was really awesome with the ambiance and food. We got table little 10 mins late due to people sitting in table took time after paying the check. So they offered Dahi Puri Chaat as complement for giving table little late. Then we ordered...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Sandeep N
Reviewed October 22, 2018

I have been coming here for couple of years and that place had never disappointed. I have never tried their other location but people say this one is better. Their fried kale is simply heavenly and take it from someone who does not eat kale....More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Mefistofel_666
Reviewed October 21, 2018

Hands down some of the best Indian food ever. Their Palak Chaat is dangerously delicious — crispy baby spinach in a perfectly seasoned blend of yogurt and tamarind. A bowl would suffice, but so many dishes are hard to pass up. The black cod with...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Madeline M
Reviewed October 18, 2018

Nice ambiance about the place. You need a reservation or will have to wait. This is a place where they serve you food. The food is mildly spicy, tasty, and therefore easy on the palate. Ask for the size of the portions before you order....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank RamaR428
Reviewed October 18, 2018

You need to book your reservation a couple of days in advance to get the best times. I had, hands down, the very best salmon I have ever tasted!! It was tender, moist and seasoned perfectly and came with a delicious chili sauce. Wow. I...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Localgirl6
Reviewed October 13, 2018 via mobile

The four of us ordered takeout dinner from Rasika and were thrilled with the meal. The Palak Chat appetizer (crispy spinach with onion, other veggie bits and yogurt was beyond divine. The halibut curry was spectacular as well. Over the phone they were extremely helpful...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank jaseaton
Reviewed October 13, 2018 via mobile

Love Indian food, but few places excel. Rasika does. Having travelled much of India and seeking out the cuisine around the world I feel i have some creds to distinguish great from average. I have a short list of stand outs and now Rasika is...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank sleepster
Reviewed October 9, 2018

Excellent Indian food and service. Sat outside and enjoyed Scallops, Mango Shrimp, Chicken Tikka, Garlic Naan, and Sweet Potato Samosa. All were nicely spiced and the cook on the proteins were spot on. Would suggest making reservations.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Ricky S
Reviewed October 8, 2018

I can't say that this is the best Indian restaurant in DC; it's the only one in DC that I have eaten in. However, I have eaten in many Indian restaurant in many states and three countries. (Not bragging, just giving perspective.) Rasika is one...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank GeeDee88
Reviewed October 8, 2018

Excellent taste. It was very crowded for lunch but a manager offered counter table for less waiting.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Motoyasu S
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April 13, 2018|
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Response from Leonard C | Reviewed this property |
I don’t know if rasika offers gift cards, but I suspect they do.
April 13, 2018|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$31 - $50
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Large groups, Special occasions, Romantic
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: 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
  • Neighborhood: Downtown / Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +1 202-637-1222
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