We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

Desert Boy's Dhani

Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Near Nagar Palika, Jaisalmer 345001, India
+91 94622 50149
Today
8:00 am - 11:30 pm
Open now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 11:30 pm
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

276 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 245: English reviews
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Level Contributor
23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I went to Desert Boy's Dhani earlier as I spotted a fun Indian Birthday party going on. Ambiance is comfortable with the garden and old tree, but that is as far as it goes. Cost for a thali was an inflated 200 rupees, and the curries were probably the worst I have had in India. Naan was at least cooked... More 

Helpful?
Thank Kenny G
Ghaziabad, India
Level Contributor
65 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Desert Boys Dhani is a a veg restaurant in the main Gadisar Road in Jaisalmer. It serves only typical veg items which are easy to make. Nothing fascinating to mention about. Disappointing after having such good food at our hotel. Pros: 1. Location: Situated in a small lane from the main road - so easily accessible 2. Ambiance: Seating is... More 

Helpful?
Thank Shuvo_Sen
Whistler, Canada
Level Contributor
8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was very ordinary, so was the service. The place was too dimly lit. The overall ambience, though was worth the visit.

Helpful?
Thank cbinay
Genoa, Italy
Level Contributor
166 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

went to desert boy's dhani for dinner, we asked suggestion for typical rajasthan dishes and the two courses were extremely good! one was a chickpea flour ball with dry fruit and nuts in a rich gravy, and the other was a kind of small peas. during the dinner there was a group playing traditional music, very noce atmosphere in their... More 

Helpful?
Thank ___migu3lita__
Level Contributor
4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

had lunch duringthe visit to jaisalmer the quality of food was very nice and satff also very coprative

Helpful?
Thank anshul m
Newcastle upon Tyne
Level Contributor
44 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

People have told us that the food there used to be better, but as this was our first time we have no comparison to make. The food was good however, certainly nothing to complain about. The real draw is the ambiance - this place is magical. Set in a small garden with tables surrounding a raised stage at the front.... More 

Helpful?
Thank fabindia
Jaipur, India
Level Contributor
43 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 2, 2016

interior and location is good. cultural programme is nice in between. but staff is not much friendly. we ordered kair-saangri, which we had, was tasteless (not proper rajasthani). asking them, they replied that some other party is going on here, so whatever we had prepared(even without garlic), serving you. this attitude was not expected (even they didnt have pos machine(... More 

Helpful?
Thank drabhi712
Level Contributor
8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 1, 2016

good ambience and a nice place to have good vegetarian hygienic food and folk dance and music for attraction and nice place

Helpful?
Thank Sandeep A
Level Contributor
7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 9, 2016 via mobile

This place offered a traditional Rajasthani folk show during dinner daily (8-10pm) and it was really awesome! The food was really good! Pricing was a little more than listed on lonely planet, but worth it. We got there at 8pm, but it quickly filled up later on around 8:30/8:45 for the show. Would recommend this for a nice evening out... More 

Helpful?
Thank Alycia J
Paris, France
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 8, 2016

Perfect magic evening in this pretty garden, in the middle of the trees. Food is very good. Traditionnal indian music with wonderful musicians and singers!!! The owner is very nice and friendly. I loved it! Very romantic also ;-)

Helpful?
Thank Gaelle_B_Paris

Travelers who viewed Desert Boy's Dhani also viewed

Jaisalmer, Rajasthan
 

Been to Desert Boy's Dhani? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Romantic, Large groups, Dining on a budget, Families with children
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Near Nagar Palika, Jaisalmer 345001, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Rajasthan  >  Jaisalmer
  • Phone Number: +91 94622 50149

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Desert Boy's Dhani staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?