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    December 15, 2014
  • Last Review
    December 29, 2014
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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.<br /><br />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.<br />1101 Fourth St. SW. 202-554-1101. masalaartdc.com.<br />WashingtonPost.com,
 
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 12/27/2014
 2012
Dined on 12/27/2014
 2012
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
"Masala ARt Waterfront is a very welcome addion to the area. It provides a good dining option for Arena Theater. Park, eat and see a play. However, the pre-theater menu is not up to the standard of the original Masala Art in Tenleytown and the restaurant is definitely not a "destination.""
Dined on 12/27/2014
 2012
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Local wine bar with over 100 wines to choose from. Try something splendid from our full bar, house-made limoncello, award-winning sangria, craft & European beers, or sample our excellent selection of Italian-inspired cuisine including artisan pizza, bruschetta planks, anti-pasti plates, house-made daily pastas, and craft gelatos.
 
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 12/09/2014
 2012
Dined on 12/09/2014
 2012
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Dined on 12/09/2014
 2012
Special Features: neighborhood gem
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