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“Excellent Indian Food”
Review of Rasika

Rasika
Ranked #12 of 3,469 Restaurants in Washington DC
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $31 - $50
Cuisines: Indian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special occasions, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighborhood: Downtown
Cross street: On D Street Between 6th and 7th Streets.
Transit: Two Block Walk From the China Town/Gallery Place Metro and One Block Walk From the Archives/Navy Memorial Metro.
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
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Thank Ricky S
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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 of the best from that group. What I find interesting is that it does not have a large amount of your standard Indian fare, which I love. Yes, there are a few standards like chicken tikka masala, but overall the menu is not your typical Indian restaurant menu. And the food that we had was great! The food was well prepared with a nice balance of spices and the spinach appetizer was so good that we debated taking some to go for a dessert!

We were there for a birthday celebration and all of the staff made it an memorable experience. They were attentive and helpful; from the Maitre d' to the waitstaff. Overall, it was an excellent experience. I highly recommend it whether you're an Indian food regular or a newbie. There's something there for everyone.

Date of visit: October 2018
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Thank Gerry D
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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
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Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

Amazing food. Atmosphere. Flavor flavor flavor!!!
So good! Can’t wait to go back again!
Can’t stop thinking of this amazing meal we had.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 610agneb
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Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

After being the go to place with friends to celebrate milestones. The most recent visit was a disappointment. From oily palak chat to cold bread basket we were left underwhelmed. I guess the accolades have gone to their heads.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank GunduMartini
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