$22 for $40 Worth of Indian Cuisine and Drinks at Zaika

Zaika

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In a Nutshell

Traditional and modern Indian menu includes tandoori-baked whole red snapper, tender marinated lamb, and crispy pakora veggies

The Fine Print

Expires 90 days after purchase. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as gift. Limit 1 per visit. Limit 1 per table. Not valid toward alcohol. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

When dining in public, proper etiquette dictates that you should keep your elbows off the table and your table off the neighboring tables. Mind your manners with this Groupon.

The Deal

  • $22 for $40 worth of Indian cuisine and drinks

Zaika

Two floors can accommodate 36 basketball teams—180 diners—at Zaika. But there’s an elegance that belies the size of the restaurant. Crimson and orange permeate the scene, with flowing, red curtains canopying booths. A high-sheen black bar points to a flat-screen TV, and much of the seating adjacent to that bar has enough cushioning to withstand being trod by a tank. Sprawling murals depicting starry skies suggest there might be even more space than seating capacity states. Named after a Hindi word meaning “taste” or “sense of taste,” Zaika unites aesthetic splendor with culinary splendor: it holds its chefs to high standards of both tradition and innovation, presented on a menu of creative Indian cuisine.

Toward the lavish dining room, which has hardwood accents as glossy as a freshly licked mirror, the complex aromas of Indian spices emerge from the kitchen. Those scents waft from a Calcutta specialty of raj kachori, filled with chickpeas, tamarind vermicelli, chutney, and yogurt, as well as chicken 65—spicy diced chicken tempered with mustard seeds and curry leaves. The chef’s special bakes in the traditional tandoori oven and features a whole red snapper, marinated and grilled, alongside malai kebab—cubed chicken breast marinated in a combination of yogurt, cream cheese, ginger, and mild spices.


Tips

  • “GREAT FOOD ”

  • “Be ready to enjoy a great meal”

  • “Great patio and delicious food.”

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    Zaika

    2800 Clarendon Blvd

    Arlington, Virginia 22201

    703-248-8333

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