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415 7th Street NW, Washington DC, DC
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Silver Spring, Maryland
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited during the inauguration. Indian fast food. I really enjoyed my food. The portion was on the generous side. The food was hot and fresh. It wasn't too spicy either. The mango lassie was good but not the best I've had. The Service was quick and friendly. The facility was clean and the place had a nice feel to it.... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

PROS: -- Some parts of the Food was flavorful. The curry sauces, vegetable bases and rice was good. -- Portion rules were generous and similar to chipotle: meats were portioned, but you can get as much of the other components if you want. -- Price is reasonable, and have good loyalty program. CONS: -- The staff did not greet us... More 

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Rickey D, Owner at Merzi, responded to this review

Hi Jason, my name is Rickey Dobbs, I am the director of operations for Merzi. I just read your review, and I'm quite embarrassed to read what a terrible experience you had. I am truly sorry we let you down. I would love to be able to follow up with the individual team members who were working your shift. We... More 

Nairobi, Kenya
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60 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

I don't know how Indian this was, but it was marvelous. I had the vegetarian medley bowl, with marinated paneer and a ton of other veg and sauces on top. Loved it!

Thank HelloWorld58
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

This is a good restaurant for Asian people. naan and rice variations are available. I tasted rice with chicken that was really good and price is also fine

Thank Mouly G
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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348 reviews
260 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

This place is an Indian flavor inspired chipotle. Choose your protein, sauces, toppings, etc. Food is flavorful and service is quick!

Thank Amy W
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

This is one of the few places to get yummy vegeterian food. Had a veggie rice bowl - delicious (especially if you like Indian spices) and value for money. Location is great too!

Dakar, Senegal
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Great, quick option for dinner on the way home from work. I would have appreciate more sauce options, as I was really craving palak paneer.

Thank Debbie G
Knoxville, Tennessee
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74 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

My kids and I were wanting Indian food for lunch. We walked in Merzi and there was no line and we found a seat easily. This place is set up to order your food at the counter and choose all your toppings and then pay for it and sit down with your food (kind of like a subway or chipotle...... More 

Thank Mindy G
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

This was good Indian food at a great price. Perfect for a hungry tourist who wants something tasty and quick.

Thank Kate B
Sarasota, Florida
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394 reviews
306 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

We were looking for a place for a quick bite between museums and stumbled on this place. The concept is great but, having eaten some really great Indian food lately, this food came up a little bit short. It certainly wasn't bad, just not great.

Thank John D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Fast food, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Delivery
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 415 7th Street NW, Washington DC, DC
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: 12026563794
Merzi Fresh Indian Kitchen is a fast-casual restaurant specializing in lightning-fast, fresh Indian food.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?