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Desert Boy's Dhani

Near Nagar Palika, Jaisalmer 345001, India
+91 94622 50149
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good30%
  • Average14%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible9%
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“nan” (3 reviews)
“curries” (6 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
Near Nagar Palika, Jaisalmer 345001, India
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Reviewed 21 August 2017

lovely outside eating area, the food was really good, so much so we went back the next day,if we had more days here we would have gone every day I'm sure.

1  Thank LorraineA4
Reviewed 19 August 2017

If you go to Jaisalmer make sure you try the food here, it was absolutely delicious and the service was excellent. The restaurant is outside the old city, but easy to find around 5 minutes by cab. The tables are laid out in a courtyard...More

1  Thank Robin T
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

The restaurant of this guest house was recommended by our driver and it was exceptionally good and a great surprise with reasonable prices. Try Paneer Pasanda and Paneer butter Massala. Both dishes were really tasty and staff really nice. In the end owner came to...More

1  Thank Guibrun
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Recommeded by our hotel, our initial reaction when we saw the large sign proclaiming it was in Lonely Planet were some eye rolling and second thoughts. We have been to too many of such places that had now become magnets for young back packers offering...More

2  Thank jusaying
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

We had a fabulous meal here - our favourite of the trip. Try the Kair Sangri (local green bean dish) - its earthy and rich and delicious. After trying it here we ordered it everywhere but it was never as good. There was transitional Indian...More

2  Thank Grace H
Reviewed 11 May 2017

I am a frequent traveller to jaisalmer. I must admit the best veg. food i had in a Jaisalmer restaurant is at Desert Boy Dhani. Ofcourse this is not the best I had in Jaisalmer but as I have tried all the restaurants which are...More

1  Thank Himanshu G
Reviewed 22 April 2017

All vegetarian restaurant, mostly Indian but some European options. The food was tasty but the restaurant was very dark. We did not see the show.

1  Thank rhenson
Reviewed 21 March 2017

We were looking for a good option for some food, stumbled upon the board of Desert Boys, good experience overall.

Thank Amish S
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

I read the reviews of this restaurant and visited like visited this place. It's sort of a fine dine restaurant. The food quality is good. Had a local delicacy "ker sangri". Quite well prepared and tasty but too oily. Location wise it is quite centrally...More

1  Thank Shonya_Pune
Reviewed 3 March 2017

The experience of eating sitting cross legged, or enjoying a candle light dinner, with true Rajasthani options like daal-bati-choorma. However, it is a bit tardy and special items have to be pre-ordered.

1  Thank uppalrajesh
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 23:30
08:00 - 23:30
08:00 - 23:30
08:00 - 23:30
08:00 - 23:30
08:00 - 23:30
08:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Near Nagar Palika, Jaisalmer 345001, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Rajasthan  >  Jaisalmer District  >  Jaisalmer
  • Phone Number: +91 94622 50149
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