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Dussehra Chowk | In The Fort, Jaisalmer, India
+91 94141 50251
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3 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

My husband and I are avid travelers and do try all kinds of eating places. '8 July' is ridiculously unique for two reasons: TERRIBLE FOOD and RUDE OWNER. Ms Rama, the owner, claims that her food quality is outstanding but on the contrary serves you food that is tasteless, far away from how the dish actually should be and garnishes... More 

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37 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

Outside seating was dirty. They claim to serve Filter Coffee - since the coffee we ordered tasted horrible, and nothing like filter coffee does, we asked to see the filter. Turned out they didn't have one, and showed us an aluminium pan in which they'd just dunked water and coffee powder, and boiled it. The crockery was old, broken and... More 

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Thank Loneranger76
Vancouver, Canada
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

This place has an amazing mango smoothie. It's a great healthy food alternative to most of the restaurants in jaisalmer. The lady who runs it treats each guest like one of her children. The location is great as it's right on the main square in the fort. Love it. Highly recommend.

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Thank David D
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3 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Having visited this restaurant on two occasions, four years apart from each other, I can't but give praise to the service and the food I received on both occasions. Rama is an excellent cook, prepares every dish from scratch and never anything in advance. We took a cooking class the day after visiting, which turned out to be a half... More 

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Thank Matteo L
Vancouver, Canada
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3 reviews
Reviewed 30 August 2016

The food was delicious and the owners were incredible. This is a perfect place to relax and enjoy some delicious food and a great chat in Jaisalmer. The owners are two of the best people I met while traveling in India.

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Thank MeganM0123
Ahmedabad, India
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Just before we could enter the King's palace, struck the hunger bell, and we hit here. Even though, the owner was having her own meal, she welcomed us as if were here long returning babies :) Real cool place. The freshly squeezed alphonso shake was a delight to have with the oh so homely pasta . Will return forever and... More 

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Thank geotrivia121
Dehradun, India
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Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

Happened to visit the place twice and one time was on birthday. Food is amazing and so is chef/owner. Walking through Fort I came across this restaurant. Open terrace leading to the main kitchen and a small room. You can sit anywhere even right next to the chef and chit-chat with him. The owner is himself a great cook and... More 

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Thank Ridhima_at_ease
Noida, India
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 May 2016

There have been different experiences with different individuals, it how we look forward to next person. Yes, the Lady/owner of the place is sweet spoken & I found her very friendly. We asked for few items but unfortunately they were running out of the same. The lady comes to us and offered some other recipe which we tried and found... More 

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Thank ernitin
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22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2016

I have never been treated so disgracefully in a restaurant as I was in 8 July. After breakfast I went to use the bathroom, and was told I could not use toilet paper, so I didn't but I used some tissue to blow my nose which I put in the bin. As I came out of the bathroom, the rude... More 

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Penrith, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 12 April 2016 via mobile

Husband ate here alone for dinner then we went together the next day for lassi. He was very happy both times with the service and quality and I enjoyed looking down into the fort with my lovely saffron lassi. No more expensive than anywhere else in the fort and the owners were very attentive.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dussehra Chowk | In The Fort, Jaisalmer, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Rajasthan  >  Jaisalmer District  >  Jaisalmer
  • Phone Number: +91 94141 50251

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