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Monica's Restaurant

Ashni Road | Opposite Fort Gate, Gopa Chowk, Jaisalmer 345001, India
251586
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Ranked #25 of 115 restaurants in Jaisalmer
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Indian
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Most recent review
- Mar 18, 2014
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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New Delhi, India
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31 reviews 31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

It is a small restaurant near the entry gate of the Jaisalmer Fort. The food quality is good and tasty. The staff is good and helpful. They are willing to change the spice level as per ones own need and convenience. The food is one of the best available in Jaisalmer. The terrace offers very good view of the Fort.

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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50 reviews 50 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

We tried the Indian veg options for our evening meal and was pleasantly surprised, dishes were tasty and served steaming hot with overall good service. Location was great being close to the fort gate and the outdoor terrace allowed a good people watching spot of the the streets below. Beer was well priced but the atmosphere was dulled as we... More

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San Diego, California
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60 reviews 60 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

We ate here for Breakfast on our way out of town at about 9am. There was nobody else in the restaurant. The staff were attentive and helpful, even in negotiating an annoying food allergy. The breakfast menu is all Indian, so don't head here if you're looking for a western breakfast. The chai was very good and served piping hot... More

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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

We liked Monica so much that we ended up going there twice in 2 days. The location is good, very close to the main entrance to the fort, there is a lovely terrace with a view of the fort and the food is one of the best i've had in India. It's non-veg, has delicious meals, serves cold beer, has... More

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Geneva, Switzerland
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

Monica has a decent/good thali and a bunch of good meals to offer. Food is good but tends to be to adapted for tourists. It's pretty greasy and not extremely subtle, but remains an overall nice experience. I wouldn't necessarily return there since i've found better in Jaisalmer, but it was pleasant. Nothing exciting though. Location is good but could... More

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Burnie, Australia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

I went to Monica's specifically to try their Rajasthani Thali. It cost R250, which seemed slightly overpriced but overpriced like every other restaurant in the area. The thali had 10 different items (as pictured in one of the photos). After scouting most of the restaurants in the vacinity I can say this seems to be the best deal for the... More

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Pushkar, India
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

You get some great service and can pick up quite the decent Thali at this restaurant that sits just outside the fort.

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Hove, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2013

Cool, shady lunch spot in this roof top restaurant, extremely close to Jaisalmer Fort Akhai Pol. Cold beers, excellent Rajahstani thali with lovely dishes of varying flavours. Outstanding value for money!!

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Alto Paraiso de Goias, GO
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

Good restaurant, very nice food, very clean, nice staff! my order came quickly and beautiful! try the sizler, i really recomend it !

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Colville, Washington
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013

The food was excellent, quick service, choice to eat indoors or on the balcony overlooking the small town.

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