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“Ate way too much!”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Heritage India

Heritage India
Ranked #965 of 3,196 Restaurants in Washington DC
Price range: $7 - $32
Cuisines: Indian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: Calvert St.
Description: Discover Heritage India, a restaurant selected by the Washingtonian as one of the "100 Very Best Restaurants" and as a Blue Ribbon Award Winner. Heritage India is one of the best of its kind in the area, featuring a menu that can make classic dishes taste like brand new concepts. Appetizers include calamari sauteed with a hint of coconut and lemon, or cilantro and mint. Traditional fare includes Tandoori and curry dishes such as Jumbo Prawns and the ever popular Lamb Vindaloo. Vegetarians will be happy with the extensive selections.Our full bar and lounge offers an extensive wine list, beer and cocktails. Join us for an all you can eat weekend brunch with or without bottomless drinks.
Cedar Rapids, Iowa, United States
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118 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
“Ate way too much!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 25, 2013

There were 4 of us that went for dinner on Thursday. We each ordered what we wanted, but ended up sharing. Aloo Gobi Masala, Tandoori Prawns, Lal Tikka, and Biryani with Chicken. We also had Butter and regular Naan, Steamed Basmati Rice, Lemon Rice, Raisin Tomato Chutney and Mango Lassis. We walked out of there with bursting bellies! We enjoyed every dish.
The food was very good and there was plenty of it. The menu could be clearer for those that are not familiar with Indian dishes. They had 2 menus. 1 for northern and 1 for southern India. Our party asked numerous questions before we ordered. I thought the spice was just right. It had great flavor, but was much tamer than many Indian restaurants I have been to. I was surprised that Naan and Rice do not come with the Entrees. I guess when you have so many options, it is easier to have it separate.
They were not busy when we were in there, so we had 2 waiters at our beck and call. The atmosphere was nice for good conversation.
Negative, The bathroom is located through a door and down the hall. I dont think they heat that part of the building. It was freezing.

  • Visited March 2013
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Thank Toni H
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Wake Forest, North Carolina
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35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Delicious food and great service”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 4, 2013

Lovely atmosphere, delicious food, and great service. I think it is a better value at lunch time, but we splurged for dinner as it was our anniversary. They offer several types of curries made to the level of heat you desire. The thali menu is great if you want to try small portions of several different dishes. The naan is out of this world. And bhel puri is my new favorite starter! Whenever we are in DC we will definitely eat here again!

  • Visited March 2013
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Thank Kelley9733
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Sangeev T, Owner at Heritage India, responded to this review, October 29, 2013
Thanks for this review! Sorry it's taken us a while to respond, we're just now seeing it. We're happy you and your husband enjoyed your time with us for your anniversary. We're honored you chose to share it with us! Whether for lunch or for dinner, we're looking forward to your next visit with us.

Thanks again,
Mitul and Sangeev, Owners
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Bend, Oregon
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 27, 2013

Stumbled on this restaurant for lunch and so glad we did.
Great service, great food.
We had a 10yr old with us and found the spiciness of the dishes exactly as we expected.Our waitress gave us all the info we needed and all enjoyed the dishes we shared.
Only wish we had time in DC to go back for more!

  • Visited January 2013
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Thank Sherapps
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Boca Raton, Florida
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Very Good”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 25, 2013

Food was ok, but Dahi Vada and Pani Puri was out of the world!!! Atleast for someone travelling from FL.

Visited October 2012
Thank Vishesh V
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Level Contributor
105 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
“good indian food.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 15, 2013

I have been to this place couple times before, each time I tried different curries. This time I tasted shrimp pasanda and afterwards had Indian chai.
The curry was spicy,though delicious. The service was good and fast. Will come back.

  • Visited January 2013
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Thank sosyetik
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