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Near Nagar Palika, Jaisalmer 345001, India
9462250149
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8:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 66
    Excellent
  • 66
    Very good
  • 20
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 16
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Experience

An ideal place to have food in Marwari style sitting. The contemporary sitting was also available. The best part of the restaurant was outdoor sitting arrangement under a sour apple tree. Food preparation was also good. However, there are lot of flies in the open air sitting area.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
apurbakb
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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
  • Entertaining clients
  • Local cuisine
  • Large groups
  • Special occasions
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Vadodara, India
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

average food. taste not good but evening rajasthani dance programme is quite good. ambience is quite good in evening.

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Australia
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59 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

We had a delicous lunch here! With beers ☺It had a good looking garden area outside but as it was hot we ate in the aircon. We sat at a low table on the floor. Food was well priced and yummy

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Chiang Mai, Thailand
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12 reviews 12 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Not the best but definitely not the worst. Good for a stop over if you are staying close. I had a stuffed potato dish that came with one small stuffed potato in gravy. Was good, but not quite the amount that I expected, just an observation. Beautiful courtyard and also a nice air-conditioned area.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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117 restaurant reviews
127 helpful votes 127 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

We ate here this afternoon under the big tree in the courtyard. It was a hot day and every other customer sat inside but we enjoyed our time and the meal was very good. We ordered 7 different dishes and 3 different naan to go with some tasty drinks - I love the cold coffee with ice cream. At the... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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55 restaurant reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

food we ordered was very tasty, but explanations wernt given so we ended up with chutneys that we thought were going to be curries. they wer so tasty but our meal ended up a bit flat as we didnt really eat anything substantial. advice would have been good. They could sort out the run up to their entrance, lots of... More 

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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67 reviews 67 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

An ideal place to have food in Marwari style sitting. The contemporary sitting was also available. The best part of the restaurant was outdoor sitting arrangement under a sour apple tree. Food preparation was also good. However, there are lot of flies in the open air sitting area.

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New Delhi, India
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

This restaurant presents a calm ambiance to unwind after a long city trip with awesome traditional Folk dance and music presentation...The food is good though the location is not so appealing..The service is average Overall a nice place to visit and have a dinner with some good and soothing folk music!!

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jodhpur
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24 reviews 24 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Shabby and smelling entrance, dirty washroom, chaotic sittingarrangements. then how can they serve a good authentic meal???

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Mumbai
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24 reviews 24 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

I discoverd this place by fluke, just strolling around the city. And I had such a gala time. In the evening, they have a quaint setup with old school round tables, iron chairs, candle lanterns, greenery, wall fountain and what not. On top of that, there are live performances - Regional folk dances, puppet show, songs all being performed on... More 

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

The food and the ambiance were really good. The show was very average due to low footfall during end of February, 2015. Overall a worth visiting food joint.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Near Nagar Palika, Jaisalmer 345001, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Rajasthan  >  Jaisalmer
  • Phone Number: 9462250149

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Indian, Vegetarian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget, Entertaining clients, Local cuisine, Large groups, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 11:30 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 11:30 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 11:30 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 11:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?