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633 D St NW, Washington DC, DC 20004-2904 (On D Street Between 6th and 7th Streets.)
+1 202-637-1222
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Today
17:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:30
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 17:30 - 22:30
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:30
Fri 17:30 - 23:00
Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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Washington, DC
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Rasika is the best. The food is always fresh, full of flavor, interesting, and beautifully presented. The service is the best; the Manager & serving people are attentive and knowledgeable. Asking only for "a wonderful red," I had a great wine, too.

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Thank cmenu
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Our second trip to Rasika and Wow!! Service is impeccable and friendly and the food is just perfectly delicious. The Palak Chat is out of this world and the chicken Tikka masala (you won't want to share).

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Thank wsull49
Suffolk, Virginia
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25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Worth the wait, worth sitting at a tiny table if that's all that's available (as in our case), worth taking your chances and sitting in the lounge/bar, worth waiting months for! We lucked out and were able to walk in and be seated. Yes, order that crispy spinach; there's a reason it's so popular. We also had the chicken tikka... More 

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Thank Kim23434
Arlington, Virginia
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98 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The food here is creative, tasty, well served and not too expensive but plan ahead - they are booked really far in advance.

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Thank Blaine M
CO
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42 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Fun place, book in advance, unique and yummy Indian food good service. It can be noisy but that is th seen.

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Thank wsherman
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We were promptly seated at our reserved time, which is always a nice way to start the evening. The place was busy, but we were still able to enjoy quiet conversation - and ogle various dishes as they were delivered to other tables as we perused the menu. Our server was polite and helpful (making recommendations), yet gave us time... More 

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Thank lovestotravel616
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

One of my best overall dining experiences in a long time. The staff is kind and helpful - nothing snooty if you simply don't know what something is - and their recommendations are great. The atmosphere is very nice. It's lively but not too loud. Overall, a first-rate experience.

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Thank Julie D
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful. One of the best Indian restaurants in US. Reservations necessary. Delightful menu, not too noisy, and good waitstaff.

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Thank Patsy E
Washington, D.C.
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Rasika is ALWAYS a FABULOUS party in your mouth that you never want to end! The food is always fresh and delicious! The staff always attentive and ready to cater to your every need! Definitely my favorite for Indian cuisine !

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Thank Anthony Y
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Food was good, experience was good, location was perfect for meeting up. I think for the price and the "talk" about Rasika, I was a little disappointed but would go again likely.

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Thank Mame C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Cuisine
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
Thursday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
Friday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
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
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown / Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +1 202-637-1222

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?