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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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“naan” (81 reviews)
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Open Now
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM Hours
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
1190 New Hampshire Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20037-1501
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Reviewed yesterday

A wonderful place, packed and bustling. In spite of not being able to get a reservation, we were seated quickly in the bar. The waiter, Ron, was great and attentive in spite of the place being packed and having it hard to hear our orders....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Jonathan D
Reviewed yesterday

We were at once excited and overwhelmed by the extensive menu and wine list. After some consultation with Beth our server and Kendrick the sommelier we decided on the four course tasting menu with the wine pairings. Great choice. We were able to try several...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank William Lee H
Reviewed 1 week ago

i have been wanting to come here for a while and finally planned a DC outing to make this restaurant a part of my trip. i made the reservation well in advance and knew i wanted to do the tasting menu. so glad we did!...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank kel400
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is crazy busy to be sure to make a reservation. Despite being super busy we were seated at our reservation time. Despite being busy the service was very attentive. The waiter was really helpful in making food and wine recommendations. As a result...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank FuzzyBeaver
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've heard a lot about the Rasikas (both locations) over the years, and the reports were all excellent. I've eaten at many Indian restaurants and really looked forward to this meal. My visit didn't quite live up to the hype. Now my lunch was good,...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank jxx9595
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A delightful surprise in the District for those looking to 'upgrade' a bit from the usual Indian luncheon buffet. The food is excellent and the service is wonderful. Great for business as well as friends.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank plpark55
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Now I’ve had Indian food at many places over the years, most are usually just okay. This was outstanding. Papa dumps were fresh, chutneys were tasty, chicken tikka masala was a hit with the 11 year old, curry was tasty, deals were best I’ve ever...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank charlesregal
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been to Rasika's two locations in DC and I've come back to the West End location over and over. I like the setting of this location. Food is tasty and done well. Service is usually awesome but last time I was here the server...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank dctraveler2018
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tasty food, good service. A longer drive, but the "main" Rasika was busy so we ended up here instead. They were very accommodating of our 1 1/2 year old (who behaved tonight, fortunately). Food was as tasty as we expected. As with the other one,...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank tb911
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our party of three meeting for a mini family reunion had a wonderful dinner ! We ordered pre theater and loved the fried spinach ! Naan bread was out of this world. Multiple sorbet and ice cream choices were great - the staff was always...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank SkySeaSandSunset
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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
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings, Bar Scene, 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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