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Masala Art - Waterfront

Masala Art - Waterfront, 1101 4th St SW, Washington

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Masala Art - Waterfront
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Average Price: $30 and under
Cuisine: Contemporary Indian
Dress Code: Business Casual
v 2.8 miles from Washington center (as shown on map)
At long last, I have a good answer for theatergoers hoping to catch dinner near Arena Stage on the Southwest Waterfront. It’s called Masala Art and it’s a spinoff of the Indian restaurant of the same name in Tenleytown.

Since mid-July, when the second restaurant made its debut, loyalists have had rich reasons to dine closer to home. One is chicken tikka, its moist nuggets elevated with basil and lime leaves. Another is a south Indian fish curry that gathers chunks of cobia in a turmeric-tinted coconut milk gravy. (The dark purple rind in the bowl is kokum, a fruit that imparts a pleasant sweet-sour note.) Tender baby eggplant draped in a thick cloak of pureed peanuts, sesame seeds and tamarind makes for a meaty vegetarian meal.
1101 Fourth St. SW. 202-554-1101. masalaartdc.com.
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Masala Art is #691 of 3533 things to do in Washington DC

3 of 5 stars3 out of 5
By: Michael B
Sat 11 Aug, 2018
l Had lunch there a couple of weeks ago. Very nice decor. A refined Indian theme. The lunch specials are ordinary and small, though not pricey. I had an eggplant special which was a small bowl of...

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3 of 5 stars3 out of 5
By: GoneDivingVA, Virginia
Mon 30 Jul, 2018
l We have eaten at Masala Art Waterfront many times in the past. This was the first time that we have had anything less than a great experience. The food was excellent, as always, but the service was...

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4 of 5 stars4 out of 5
By: Michael B, Tel Aviv, Israel
Mon 30 Jul, 2018
l Very good food, great service, great atmosphere. Large verity of choices. Very fancy restaurant. Good for celebrating special events for Indian food lovers. Next door there is also a pub. very...

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