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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: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 68
    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:
  • Entertaining clients
  • Large groups
  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
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New Delhi, India
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

The seating arrangement is unique in this place. You sit on the ground covered with carpets and the food is served on low table before you. The food is purely Rajasthani Vegetarian. We had Kadi, Paneer,garlic curry and Khichdi. The paneer dish was a let down but the kadi, garlic curry and khichdi were very good. The service was non-obstrusive... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

The place doesn't look very fancy (or clean) specially if you go for lunch, but it's one of the best meals I had in India and that is a lot to say. Order the Kaju (Cashew curry) and the Desert Fruit Mix.

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Vadodara, India
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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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133 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 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
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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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267 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 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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191 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 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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70 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 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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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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Additional Information about Desert Boy's Dhani

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

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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: Entertaining clients, Large groups, Dining on a budget, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine
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 have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?