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Monica Rooftop Restaurant

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West of the Fort | Near Main Bazaar, Mandawa, India
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New Delhi, India
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25 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Monica Rooftop restaurant is not difficult to find in Mandawa although its only known among tourists. Its a small roof top setup with few tables and chairs kept in open and a reasonable covered sitting area as well on a residential building. One has to climb stairs through someone's house. Food is good, service is better compare to many other... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were late for lunch. Seeing hardly anyone to take our order, we anticipated super slow service. However, it turned out to be other way round. Their veggies have Rajasthani flavour in it.

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Delhi
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Its the 3 storey house of a native family, the roof-top they have converted into seating area for a restaurant. Its embarrassing to climb through the living space of a family to reach for a good evening and food. Now food - average! 'Chalu-types'. Nothing authentic, or great. Chapatis at Rs. 20 a piece, small naans at 3-4 times the... More 

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Genoa, Italy
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

we loved the dinner at monica restaurant, food was good, quiet terrace in the centre of mandawa. i would come back again.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

This restaurant has a reputation that precedes its quality. The food is average. The decor is bizarre. And you have to climb a good number of stairs for a meal that you could get anywhere.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Went there as we stayed next door. Noted it was recommended in guide books and TripAdvisor. Did not live up to our expectations in relation to quality of food, and cannot truly recommend. One of the group had chicken soup. Was most unconventional as a large piece of red tandoori chicken was chopped up into large pieces and chucked into... More 

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Heerlen
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

A nice restaurant with a good choice of excellent food. Nice and quiet place to go for dinner or lunch. Very friendly people who wish to make dinner a nice experience.

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

We had read trip advisor reviews and though our guide wanted to take us elsewhere, we ended up coming here late afternoon. The hotel looked quirky and the rooftop bar was very nice though I expected better views. Service was attentive but not very friendly, I think waiter was a bit shy!..?? People at the next table seemed to be... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Very good and fresh food! Not too spicy☺Nice and quick service. We were with our 3 kids and enjoyed it a lot!

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Melbourne, Australia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

We tried here because it had a good reputation. I am still trying to figure out how. We've been to a few rooftop restaurants on our trip around India, this is so far the worst. The atmosphere is non existent the paint is dirty and discoloured and there is a big ugly noisy cooler in the middle of where you... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Indian, Asian
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: West of the Fort | Near Main Bazaar, Mandawa, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Rajasthan  >  Mandawa

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