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Delhi Mistan Bhandar

near Hotel Center Point, Police Bazaar, Shillong, India
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Ranked #40 of 60 restaurants in Shillong
Cuisines: Indian
Most recent review
- Jun 27, 2014
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English first
Bangalore, India
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50 reviews 50 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Unfortunately a shoddy place, too uncomfortably unclean, yet somehow popular with visitors for its jilebies. Holding our breath we decided to check it out. Surprisingly, some of the much talked-about dishes were indeed good!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Well, yes you can satisfy your gastronomic cravings at the risk of your gut health.

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Delhi
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Worst experience. . They keep fermented sweets and even after highlighting , they don't even regret..

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mumbai
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55 reviews 55 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

We went to this place because of recommendations on various tourist sites. As mentioned elsewhere, the hygiene is poor. We decided to just sample the jalebis since it was supposed to be their special dish. When we entered, we saw the jalebis being made near the entrance area. When we stepped in, the place was too crowded. The tables were... More

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Chesterfield, Missouri
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54 reviews 54 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

We ended up in this restaurant per chance when we were looking for a place for breakfast. They have good samosas and pooris. I did not care much for the dhokla and tea though. Yes, they can improve on the hygiene front but then, you will remove a pretty big selection of restaurants in India. They have great Bengali sweets.... More

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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

Average place but that rasmalai was fantastic .. Rs. 40 for one plate rasmalai (2 pieces) .. staff not so good .. you have to pay first and then wait for the waiter to get your food .. I just visited the ground floor section of the restaurant ..

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Shimla, India
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

Must visit for its Jalebi, Papri Chat and tea. They also have delicious sweets. Century old ambience and furniture. Also, I think the utensils are not cleaned properly but then, I really don't care about it. I am immune to such things. Its the place to visit when you cannot decide where to eat.

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Bangalore, India
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284 reviews 284 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

We wanted to drop by this restaurant and savor the so called Jalebis for which this is famed for( atleast made out to be). Sure we chanced upon this joint while approaching equally disgusting place called Chowdhury Medical Stores( where in the staff merrily spittoon the red colored pan based saliva with gusto right in the midst of the store... More

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Shillong, Meghalaya, India
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28 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2012

This used to be the all time fave joint for puris n Indian sweets. I always have memories as a kid asking my father to bring home some of their hot, soft gulab jamuns and their sweet, succulent rossogollas. Their crisp, crunchy, sugar laden hot jalebis are still a favourite. Their chaats are not bad either. Diabetics don't be disheartened,... More

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guwahati
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2012

Delhi mistan bhandar in police bazaar is one of the iconic sights of shillong. a must for every visitor to shillong. try out the hot jelebis, puri and assorted sweets.

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Top Contributor
115 reviews 115 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2012

Well they have this great location, but what a waste as the food quality is pathetic and the interiors very dirty. Just walk down the road a few mts. and down there inside a new mall you can eat all the Misti/Mithai you want.

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