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4931 Cordell Ave. (Old Georgetown Rd.) Send to Phone
A clone of Heritage India, this establishment has a commanding presence and food to back it up. Try the lamb dishes as well as the appetizers.

Lunch & Dinner daily, Brunch Sun.

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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Heritage India Restaurant Review

: Long acknowledged by many as the premiere Indian restaurant in the metropolitan area, DC’s Heritage India has wisely cloned itself with this second destination. Though somewhat smaller, it is no less grand with its rich, Maharaja-style decorations, including a massive cloisonné front door and carved wooden panels, all of which add an air of majesty. But what people will value is the exquisite cooking that retains all the finesse of the finest Indian kitchens. We have become addicted to the quite outstanding lamb dishes, including the Peshawari Boti (grilled lamb cubes brushed with cumin and other spices) and the jhinga pepper masala (prawns cooked in a silken green-pepper sauce with just a hint of piquancy). Also demanding attention are the appetizers aloo tak, dahi batata puri and the samosas. The kitchen’s desserts are as sumptuous as the main courses, so don’t skip past the shahi tukra: a glorified bread pudding with pistachios, almonds and a hint of rosewater.


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