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Desert Boy's Dhani

Near Nagar Palika, Jaisalmer 345001, India
+91 94622 50149
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good30%
  • Average14%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“dal bati” (9 reviews)
“nan” (3 reviews)
“curries” (6 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 AM - 11:30 PMAll hours
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Near Nagar Palika, Jaisalmer 345001, India
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1 - 10 of 259 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went there especially to try this traditional dish and I enjoyed it a lot. The location is nice - garden terrace and they have a horse there.

Thank Penthesilea2409
Reviewed 1 week ago

Despite sounding like a James Bond villain’s lair, this is a super restaurant. Excellent spaciously laid tables in an open air location amidst verdant surroundings. It also has folk music and dance performances in the evenings in the high season. We had the best Rajasthani...More

Thank tobyinuk
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Desert boys dhani is best place to eat rajasthani food in Jaisalmer. Very quick service . Restaurant staff is very smart & soft. Fully recommend.

Thank Jitu S
Reviewed 21 August 2017

lovely outside eating area, the food was really good, so much so we went back the next day,if we had more days here we would have gone every day I'm sure.

2  Thank LorraineA4
Reviewed 19 August 2017

If you go to Jaisalmer make sure you try the food here, it was absolutely delicious and the service was excellent. The restaurant is outside the old city, but easy to find around 5 minutes by cab. The tables are laid out in a courtyard...More

1  Thank Robin T
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

The restaurant of this guest house was recommended by our driver and it was exceptionally good and a great surprise with reasonable prices. Try Paneer Pasanda and Paneer butter Massala. Both dishes were really tasty and staff really nice. In the end owner came to...More

1  Thank Guibrun
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Recommeded by our hotel, our initial reaction when we saw the large sign proclaiming it was in Lonely Planet were some eye rolling and second thoughts. We have been to too many of such places that had now become magnets for young back packers offering...More

2  Thank jusaying
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

We had a fabulous meal here - our favourite of the trip. Try the Kair Sangri (local green bean dish) - its earthy and rich and delicious. After trying it here we ordered it everywhere but it was never as good. There was transitional Indian...More

2  Thank Grace H
Reviewed 11 May 2017

I am a frequent traveller to jaisalmer. I must admit the best veg. food i had in a Jaisalmer restaurant is at Desert Boy Dhani. Ofcourse this is not the best I had in Jaisalmer but as I have tried all the restaurants which are...More

1  Thank Himanshu G
Reviewed 22 April 2017

All vegetarian restaurant, mostly Indian but some European options. The food was tasty but the restaurant was very dark. We did not see the show.

1  Thank rhenson
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 11:30 PM
8:00 AM - 11:30 PM
8:00 AM - 11:30 PM
8:00 AM - 11:30 PM
8:00 AM - 11:30 PM
8:00 AM - 11:30 PM
8:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Near Nagar Palika, Jaisalmer 345001, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Rajasthan  >  Jaisalmer District  >  Jaisalmer
  • Phone Number: +91 94622 50149
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