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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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“crispy spinach” (88 reviews)
“naan” (77 reviews)
“malai” (31 reviews)
Opens in 24 min
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
1190 New Hampshire Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20037-1501
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is a great restaurant--food, decor, service--all top notch. As always, we started with the spinach chaat and also with the mango shrimp. For mains, we had the superb red snapper and the lobster (magnificent presentation). We finished with the chocolate samosas. Great meal, with...More

Thank RonFG
Reviewed 4 days ago

Perfectly prepared food, impeccable service, couldnt ask for more. Prices appropriate for food and location. Crowded a peak times, reservations a good idea though there is food service at the bar.

Thank Harold B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On a visit to D.C. we reserved here for mother's day dinner. Service is prompt and professional. We are so limited by not having the appetites we once did but we should have gotten the tasting menu which our neighbors did. Looked awesome. We had...More

Thank rovingcarole
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Rasika is an upscale, modern Indian restaurant. It's very popular, so you will almost certainly need a reservation. It's easy to spot the restaurant with its large orange umbrellas outside. Inside, it's sleek and decorated in a contemporary style. It's certainly not a traditional Indian...More

Thank ElaineAndGreg
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My companion and I each had the pre-theater 3 course dinner for $35. We each ordered different dishes to share: Sev Puri, Palak Chatt, Naan, Railway Lamb, Bengali Halibut, Gulab Jamun, Saffron Kheer with Pistachios and Cashews. Each dish was delicious. We particularly enjoyed sharing...More

Thank OperaBuff100
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We struggled to get in here as it is always booked up but dropped lucky with a reservation. I must say that the staff are lovely, the restaurant is pleasant and there was nothing really wrong with our meal but it fell short of expectations....More

Thank oxspringjanny
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were here for a meal recently and in order to try as many things as possible, we had the chef's meal, the beetroot tikki and tawa baingan. First off, we think that the chef's meal for one person is way too much food. Unless...More

1  Thank Sheila514
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Since my last visit a year and a half ago, Rasika at west end has not lost a beat offering delicious gourmet Indian food Another superb meal. Can’t decide which dish I should brag about the most, the spinach salad, the scallops or the eggplant...More

Thank Dyenigun
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Make a reservation or you'll be eating at the bar. We ate at the bar and it was a great meal. Modern, healthy Indian cuisine.. lots of good options. Food selections will be familiar but with a modern twist. Check out the drink menu too,...More

Thank Petexian
Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

Our group decided to order seven entrees and appetizers for all to share. That was the perfect way to really enjoy Rasika’s extensive menu. Everything was to our liking and we left nothing behind. If you like really well prepared Indian food, don’t miss out...More

Thank BradleyPSmith1
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28 June 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
20 April 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
15 April 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
US$31 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups, 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: 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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