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Rasika, Bombay Club or Indique?

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I'll be in D.C. next weekend, and would like to go to one of these Indian restaurants for lunch. Any recs on which is the BEST? Thanks!

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  1. "Best" is always a very personal decision but my favorite of the thrree is Rasika. I think it more inventive.

    1. I love the Bombay Club, but I have to agree that Rasika (which is also wonderful) is more inventive. So, if you want old school, go with Bombay Club; for something a little more offbeat, go Rasika. You didn't mention atmosphere, but Bombay Club is very old school opulent, while Rasika is more modern (and can get very loud).

      1. Hands down, Rasika. I think, bite-for-bite, it's one of the top kitchens in DC these days.

        1. Thanks for sharing your opinions. I'm more interested in good food rather than ambiance. I appreciate inventive Indian food too so perhaps Rasika is the way to go...

          1. Be sure to have reservations at Rasika. Might not hurt to make them now.

            1. I'm really not sure why Rasika gets pumped so much on this board- when we were there the service was terrible as were a few of the dishes, including the fried spinach which everyone seems to rave about. Bombay Club is truly wonderful with great service when we've been there. My roomate adores Indique though I think it's just ok. Another place to add into this mix might be Heratige India in DuPont Circle. I really enjoy that place though I know others don't.

              1. My vote for Raiska. Had a group lunch there -- fantastic (pricey, but great).

                1. I would add Curry Club into the mix as well. Very cozy space in upper Georgetown toward Glover Park. The menu is new everyday and very good.