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Desert Boy's Dhani

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Near Nagar Palika, Jaisalmer 345001, India
+91 94622 50149
08:00 - 23:30
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 23:30
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Jaipur, India
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43 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

interior and location is good. cultural programme is nice in between. but staff is not much friendly. we ordered kair-saangri, which we had, was tasteless (not proper rajasthani). asking them, they replied that some other party is going on here, so whatever we had prepared(even without garlic), serving you. this attitude was not expected (even they didnt have pos machine(... More 

Thank drabhi712
Level Contributor
8 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

good ambience and a nice place to have good vegetarian hygienic food and folk dance and music for attraction and nice place

Thank Sandeep A
Level Contributor
7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place offered a traditional Rajasthani folk show during dinner daily (8-10pm) and it was really awesome! The food was really good! Pricing was a little more than listed on lonely planet, but worth it. We got there at 8pm, but it quickly filled up later on around 8:30/8:45 for the show. Would recommend this for a nice evening out... More 

Thank Alycia J
Paris, France
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Perfect magic evening in this pretty garden, in the middle of the trees. Food is very good. Traditionnal indian music with wonderful musicians and singers!!! The owner is very nice and friendly. I loved it! Very romantic also ;-)

Thank Gaelle_B_Paris
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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131 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well the location is walk able distance both from Fort and from the Jaisalmer Railway Station . The ambiance was good and scenic . They also have an evening cultural program . We went for lunch and had Dal Bati Churma which was really superb [ sadly vandalized our diet ] but we thought lets break the rules today .... More 

Mumbai (Bombay), India
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

nice food enjoyed a delicious rajasthani food loved it recommend to others to visit once. their rajasthani food was really good

Thank Nilesh_Mishra
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25 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

A must visit restaurant in Jaisalmer. Especially veg food lovers. Great rustic ambience with matching hospitality. Do order Malai Pyaj with tadka daal and ker Sangdi sabji. Authentic rajasthani food. They also have local troupes playing.

1 Thank Dushyant H
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124 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

We went for lunch and as it obviously hot in the desert, we were seated inside a small but long diner.. had to sit on the floor mat.. not bad. Ordered food.. and waited.. waited.. and waited.. Food was of ok quality.. nothing great.. but expensive for the quality. you can skip for better places.

Thank ramsdesk
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

We were recommended this place for an authentic thali experience. Did not disappoint. Delicious food, very helpful staff who let us crash since we had some time before we were to board our train. Recommend for a sit down thali dinner and please relish every morsel! The ambience outside was good, though we took the A/c hall for obvious reasons... More 

Thank Debansh R
Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Had read the reviews and thought it a must visit we popped in on passing late afternoon and thought we would consider for the evening meal. Whilst a number of staff were around nobody seemed to want to serve us and we had to call for service. Environment had potential

Thank TBLammas

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
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
  • Phone Number: +91 94622 50149

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?