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The Surya

Sam Road, Kotripara | Near Maharani Palace, Jaisalmer 345001, India
+91 2992 269 269
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Ranked #18 of 116 Restaurants in Jaisalmer
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Indian
Dining options: Late Night
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Dining options: Late Night
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  • English first
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English first
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

We spend every evening sitting in alibaba dinning hall with Aku, our new Indian friend. The food was nice and tasty. The atmosphere take us back to old time and decoration was fabulous. ACU was a great chat and had fun knowing village stories. Everything was good.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

This one is an absolute delight. The place is utterly charming and colorful. The view is absolutely breathtaking! The service is a bit slow and the food id pretty average, but the staff and the ambiance totally makes up for it.

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Roermond, Limburg, Netherlands
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94 reviews 94 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

Tucked away but a real nice place. A great view from the balcony above the wall of the fort. Very unique 'seats'. Very friendly waiter. We had pizza and it tasts wonderful. The food is not expensive but very good.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

i was here every night for dinner during my stay in jaisalmer, good food, nice place for a chat and meet other travelers. Tuski

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Melbourne, Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013 via mobile

This restaurant has really colorful decorations and if you sit out on the small balcony there is great views. However, much like other restaurants in the fort the food is of the multicuisine bland variety. There was very little flavour in the food, certainly nothing special. The service was good from our waiter, but it is a little more expensive... More

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Jaisalmer
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2013

Excellent place to have a diner, romantic, colorfull and good food ! Don't miss this restaurant ! Acu is the manager, lovely and funny man !

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Katowice, Poland
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52 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

The eatery is very nice and cosy, with lovely decor and traditional sitting. It has a lovely little balcony hanging from the walls of the fort over the city - the view is just amazing! Someone may say another place created for tourists - maybe that's right, but it's somehow different than the others. The food is very good, and... More

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Vadodara, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013

it in the main fort of jaisalmer. the vew from the fort is amazing. the ambience is very traditional and colourful. it has a traditional sitting arangement indoor and out door on the roof top, full airy and the sparkling city view at night and yellow city vew from the fort top.

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London, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2013

Nice little restaurant, good food, nice staff, great interior decoration. Can get very cool in the evening so take something warm.

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Jaipur, India
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

I am glad we took the decision to stay here as coming from a city life I wanted a little peace. Jaisalmer is just an hour or maybe less away so the place is ideally located. It takes about 3 hours to see Jaisalmer. So you can come back to the resort and if you want peace you can acquire... More

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