13 Restaurants You Ought to Visit When in Jodhpur




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Along with the imposing forts and fascinating palaces, the royal city of Jodhpur is a popular tourist attraction also because of its luscious cuisine. Talking about good restaurants, the blue city comes with a myriad of choices, just like its heritage sites.

Jodhpur is a blend of contemporary and tradition, which shows in its cuisine too. If you're visiting this city for the first time, then you might face a hard time selecting a good place to dine in. Here we have for you a list of the best restaurants in Jodhpur that will make you experience this city at its best.

Top 11 Places to Eat in Jodhpur



1. Vivanta By Taj (Taj Hari Mahal)


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Rating: 4.5 (based on 3511 google reviews)

Dal Bati, a staple food for the Rajasthanis, comprises yellow lentils infused with spices, cooked in pure ghee and then topped with a generous serving of ghee and fried red chillies served with small flaky round breads that were traditionally slow cooked over cow dung cakes or firewood. There is no dearth of places serving dal-bati in Jodhpur. From fine dining and pocket-friendly restaurants to roadside eateries, stalls and kiosks, every other eating joint has dal-bati on its menu. If you want to turn the humble dal-bati into a gastronomical affair, the Latitude is the place to be. Chefs here might even give you a sneak peek into how the bati is prepared before bringing the piping hot preparation topped with oodles of ghee to your table.

Cost for Two: Rs 2500 (approx)
Location: Taj Hari Mahal, 5th, Residency Rd, Jodhpur, Rajasthan 342001
Closed on: All days open
Average time spent: 1 hour 30 minutes
Timing: Monday-Sunday: 07:00 AM-11:00 PM


A tip from HelloTrippeR: Since the place is a little costly, avoid this place if you’re on a budget trip



2. Shri Mishrilal Hotel


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Rating: 4.4 (based on 382 google reviews)

Shri Mishrilal Hotel is a small eatery situated right inside the Southern Gates of Sardar Market. This 90-year old quaint shop is widely popular for its luscious and creamy makhania lassi. The drink is so rich and creamy that foodies use the term 'eating' for the drink! It is best enjoyed with a spoon due to its heavy texture. This refreshing drink is an absolute must-have if you are in Jodhpur and probably one of the best joints for lassi in the entire Rajasthan. Their crispy kachoris and samosas will also leave you asking for more.

This shop is a huge hit with the locals, and it is advisable to visit early in the day or evening as they run out of the best fare pretty quickly.

Cost for Two: Rs 150 (approx)
Location: Clock Tower Rd, Sardar Market, Jodhpur, Rajasthan 342001
Closed on: All days open
Average time spent: 40 minutes
Timing: Monday-Sunday: 08:30 AM-10:00 PM

3. Shandar Sweet Home


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Rating: 4.3 (based on 2804 google reviews)

In comparison to the glory and grandeur that goes synonymous with Jodhpur, this quaint eating joint comes as a surprise. Even if it fails to impress you with its ambience, it makes up for it through its savoury disease that is undeniably delicious to the core.

Every dish here is prepared using pure ghee. They have a selected platter of dishes including some intriguing ones like Gulab Jamun ki sabzi. Their Gatta curry, lehsun dal and dahi vada are must-tries.

Cost for Two: Rs 350 (approx)
Location: Jalori Bari Rd Jalori Gate Bari, Ratanada, Jodhpur, Rajasthan 342001
Closed on: All days open
Average time spent: 40 minutes
Timing: Monday-Sunday: 09:30 AM-08:00 PM

4. Janta Sweet House


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Rating: 4.3 (based on 7081 google reviews)

Having a number of outlets across the city, Janta Sweet House is quite popular for its luscious balushahi, kachori, samosa, rabri ladoo and other snacks. Apart from these, they also offer different counters for fast food and juice.

You can also get items like khakhra, namkeen, pickles, papad etc. packed. Their onion kachori is finger-licking good! And the mawa kachori is a must-try too (this crispy snack is about the size of one's palm and comes dressed in sugar syrup).

Cost for Two: Rs 250 (approx)
Location: 3, Nai Sarak, opposite Priya Hotel, Suraj Market, Chauraha, Jodhpur, Rajasthan 342001
Closed on: All days open
Average time spent: 40 minutes
Timing: Monday-Sunday: 08:30 AM-11:00 PM

5. Hanwant Mahal


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Rating: 4.3 (based on 189 google reviews)

Located in the proximity to Umaid Bhawan Palace in Jodhpur, Hanwant Mahal is a luxurious restaurant that provides a regal dining experience to its guests. Initially said to be the hunting palace of the Kings, the Maharajas used to return here after their hunting expeditions for meals and drinks. Offering scrumptious Rajasthani and North Indian dishes amidst a traditional indoor setting, the place will remind you of the glorious bygone era. If you choose the rooftop setting, then you can have a panoramic view of the beautiful city of Jodhpur below. They also host dinners in the lush gardens furnished with fountains and flower beds on the rare side of the hotel. Hanwant Mahal also lets you enjoy classical music from the live bands and even delightful folk dance performances by the Rajasthani artists and dancers.

Cost for Two: Rs 2500 (approx)
Location: Cantt Area, Jodhpur, Rajasthan 342006
Closed on: All days open
Average time spent: 1 hour 30 minutes
Timing: Monday-Sunday: 11:00 AM-11:00 PM


A tip from HelloTrippeR: Since the place is a little costly, avoid this place if you’re on a budget trip


6. Gypsy Restaurant


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Rating: 4.2 (based on 7144 google reviews)

Thronged by locals and tourists alike, Gypsy restaurant in Jodhpur is widely popular for its grand and inclusive traditional Rajasthani thali, that is as appetizing as it sounds. Comprising no less than 29 savoury dishes, it can be deemed as the King's meal. Make sure that you go there with a huge appetite so that you can savour the regional dishes at its best that are cooked using flavoursome spices and fresh ingredients. Their balushahi and dal bati churma definitely stand out.

Cost for Two: Rs 600 (approx)
Location: 689, 9th C Rd, Sardarpura, Jodhpur, Rajasthan 342003
Closed on: All days open
Average time spent: 1 hour
Timing: Monday-Sunday: 12:00 PM-03:45 PM and 07:00 PM-10:30 PM

7. Indique


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Rating: 4.2 (based on 726 google reviews)

Situated near the famous clock tower in Jodhpur, Indique is a beautiful restaurant ideal for a romantic candlelit dinner. This quaint yet lavish joint offers a variety of Indian culinary delicacies like biriyani, North Indian curries, and traditional tandoori dishes that are quite popular among the tourists.

If you want to gorge on something new and different, then make sure that you try their savoury laal maas.

Once you are done with your food, you can ask the bartender to serve you with some shots of gin to make your dining experience and your night even more memorable.

Cost for Two: Rs 1200 (approx)
Location: Pal Haveli, Gulab Sagar, Near Clock Tower, Jodhpur, Rajasthan 342001
Closed on: All days open
Average time spent: 1 hour 30 minutes
Timing: Monday-Sunday: 10:00 AM-11:00 PM

8. White House Cafe


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Rating: 4.0 (based on 24 google reviews)

This is one of the finest restaurants in the city as it truly captures Jodhpur's mix of heritage and contemporary. Its ambience presents the perfect blend of modernity and tradition. Its interior decor is inspired by the regal times and the cuisines served to match the modern palate. The scroll on the table opens up as the menu card gives and you royal feels.

Visit this restaurant for its pleasant ambience, exotic mocktails and a fine dining experience.

Cost for Two: Rs 500 (approx)
Location: Near Mahila Bag School, Gulab Sagar, Jodhpur, Rajasthan 342001
Closed on: Sunday
Average time spent: 1 hour
Timing: Tuesday-Saturday: 09:00 AM-08:00 PM

9. Raas Haveli


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Rating: 3.9 (based on 48 google reviews)

RAAS is a sleek and elegant haveli that is made of rose sandstone that blends the archaic with the brand new styles. It also offers mesmerizing views of the Jodhpur Fort.

At Raas, there are two main dining sections, serving both Indian and Continental cuisines -

Baradari located by the pool serves breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner, both indoors and outdoors. This enchanting setting is ideally suited for romantic dinner in evening or night; the vibe here is casual yet impassioned.
Darikhana is there for a more intimate and romantic atmosphere, with its massive open-air dining area. This place offers you the full impact of its spectacular views of the Mehrangarh Fort set amidst the setting sun, beautifully dressed in lights as the night draws in.

Cost for Two: Rs 4000 (approx)
Location: Tunwar ji ka Jhalra, Makrana Mohalla, Gulab Sagar Rd, Sagrar, Jodhpur, Rajasthan 342001
Closed on: All days open
Average time spent: 1 hour 30 minutes
Timing: Monday-Sunday: 07:00 PM-12:00 AM


A tip from HelloTrippeR: Since the place is a little costly, avoid this place if you’re on a budget trip


10. Darikhana


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Rating: 3.9 (based on 48 google reviews)

Situated within the premises of the luxurious Raas Haveli, Darikhana would be an ideal choice for dining al fresco, as it offers a more private and romantic ambience. Its sleek modern terrace with marble floors and dim lighting sets perfect against the backdrop of the amazing night view of the illuminated Mehrangarh Fort.

A large portion of ingredients used in preparing the flavoursome food is sourced from local farms and Raas Haveli's own organic produce, which supplies the restaurant with fresh seasonal herbs, vegetables and salads. All of these are perfectly blended with hand-ground spices from Old Delhi to prepare some of the most savoury Indian delicacies.

Cost for Two: Rs 4000 (approx)
Location: Tunwarji ka Jhalara, Makrana Mohalia, 342001, Jodhpur, Rajasthan
Closed on: All days open
Average time spent: 1 hour 30 minutes
Timing: Monday-Sunday: 07:00 PM-12:00 AM


A tip from HelloTrippeR: Since the place is a little costly, avoid this place if you’re on a budget trip


11. Mehran Terrace


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Rating: 3.7 (based on 21 google reviews)

Mehran Terrace is a delightful evening set on the rooftop of the magnificent Mehrangarh Fort. The seating arrangements are elegantly done on the ramparts. You can relish a romantic dinner amidst the spectacular views of the well-lit city below. It is an ideal location for celebrating any occasion. While you enjoy your meal under the night sky, traditional dances and live music performances will give you a pleasant company. This place is immensely popular among the tourists as it imparts a royal and quality dining experience.

Keep in mind that you need to make prior reservations before visiting this restaurant.

Cost for Two: Rs 1200 (approx)
Location: Fateh Pol Rd, Sodagaran Mohalla, Fort Road, Rajasthan 342002
Closed on: All days open
Average time spent: 1 hour 30 minutes
Timing: Monday-Sunday: 07:30 PM-10:30 PM

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