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The Surya

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Sam Road | Near Maharani Palace, Jaisalmer 345001, India
+91 2992 269 269
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22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was staying close by and my hotel recommended Surya for lunch. Up a steep staircase you walk into a colourful room with low tables and 2 balconies overlooking the city and the Fort. The surroundings seemed geared to the Western tourists and are cozy and slightly hippie. I had a very tasty cashew curry and a Kingfisher. A relaxed... More 

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las terrenas
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48 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

i went there is long time ago!!!!!it s changed a lot!!!!!unbealieved thé food is awfull we has to send off our plates but no discount!!!!!!it s seemed ail thé restaurant Inside thé fort are thé same!!!!!the yound man stay to Sée you when hou eat very curious and so stupid!!!!! we passed one horrible evening!!!!and so expensive!!!!Lucky for the view

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Thank josee3
Paris, France
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

I went at the Surya 3 times while I was at Jaisalmer. Food is exquisite, especially the veg thalis. The view over the old city of Jaisalmer and the fort is breathtaking. They also have rooms. Definitely a place to go.

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Thank Gildas F
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Really good food, clean, very kind & polite young waiter, beautiful rooftop overlooking the city and an inside area with alcove/balcony. Wifi in the indoor area. Recommended.

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Thank andres f
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Small restaurant with floor seating only, unique atmosphere, and great view. If you are lucky enough to get the table/seat on the balcony you have an amazing view of the city - great to watch the people below while waiting for your food. We've not found any other place in Jaisalmer like it. Good service, good food, good price.

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Thank JacQuack05
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

A beautiful place to eat, with a stunning balcony view over Jaisalmer. The food was delicious and the service was very good. I would highly recommend eating here!

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Thank Rebecca M
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Ask for Gaji khan as waiter. Good service, good food, colorful place (with nice paintings), nice view! Helpful!!

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Thank Evrard N
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

I want this restaurant with my friends and we gate chicken tikka ma sala is so nice and view on Ali baba magical balcony is nice and view is very fantastic I we'll hilighte this palace and thanks a lote off staff

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Thank Gaji K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

This very peaceful and heart touching place. If you com Jaislamer and not visited this place, your journey call failure. You can see the best view of jaisalmer from here and find the peace of mind. I felt in love with this place. Seriously awesome.

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Thank Faisal K
Montpellier, France
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

Good Cook & very nice view of the City & desert ! The waiters are very friendly !! Very nice moments With you guys ! Thanks a lot

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sam Road | Near Maharani Palace, Jaisalmer 345001, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Rajasthan  >  Jaisalmer
  • Phone Number: +91 2992 269 269

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?