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85 Forest Drive, Forest Plaza, Annapolis, MD 21401
410-266-7580
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Ranked #4 of 308 Restaurants in Annapolis
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Good for: Romance, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Chesapeake Beach, Maryland
Top Contributor
124 reviews 124 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015 NEW

We tried this place due to its rating and were hesitant at the location of it but we're very pleasantly surprised once we entered the building. The atmosphere is very Spanish and very warm. The servers were very knowledgable and the food was very good.

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Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015 via mobile

lovely experience, being from out of town. Very welcomed by host, and server. Food was delicious. Plan to share, servings of burritos, etc really feed 2.

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usa
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

WE have been here a dozen times; the foo dis always excellent. however, if you should come for the happy hours - which occur only in the bar - be sure to wait in the regular line that spills out the front door. I was always under the impression that bar seating was first come first served. WE were summarily... More 

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Annapolis, Maryland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

My husband and I eat here often and in fact, used the back room for a birthday celebration. Gonzalo did a roasted suckling pig with all of the trimmings and we had such a great time. The back room is small - may 12-14 people can sit around the big table comfortably - but it was a fabulous experience. The... More 

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Carlisle, Pa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Mexican and Spanish food. Dinners great. Happy hour is a steal. Small plates. Also one of my wife's favs. Owner makes us feel like a friend.

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Annapolis, Maryland
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70 reviews 70 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We eat here frequently, usually having dinner because of their wonderful menu, selection of Spanish wines, and always superbly prepared food. But this time we were nearby so we went for lunch and were surprised to find that they were fairly busy, even on a Monday right after the Holidays. The strip mall setting is pretty unattractive but once inside,... More 

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Annapolis, Maryland
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71 reviews 71 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Surprisingly attractive inside, compared to exterior storefront in strip mall location. Needs some music to enhance ambience. Excellent sangria! Had plaintain-encrusted tilapia with rice and a bean paste that, at $21, was at least $5 beyond reasonable for me. The bean paste was bland; had to add hot sauce for a kick. Also, don't understand why black beans weren't served... More 

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Maryland
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29 reviews 29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Jalapeno's is nothing short of fantastic. This was my first time there- and I will certainly be returning. A friend and I got there at 5pm for Happy Hour (which is only available in the small bar area from 4-6) and the tables and bar seats were full. Instead of stalking the nearby tables, we waited by the host area... More 

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Memphis, Tennessee
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

Spanish tapas, wines & cocktails. Wonderful atmosphere, friendly staff. They serve Spanish and Mexican cuisine. I had 3 items off the Tapas menu with some Spanish red wine. I enjoyed every minute. Save room for dessert.

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Solomons, Maryland
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

Greetings. We tried Jalapeno's for lunch this past Saturday and came away with not so positive feelings about our experience. The salsa was fairly tasteless, as was the Black Bean soup ... the Ceviche was better, but only minimally. The kicker was the Margarita for two which was supposed to contain two "shots" of tequila (we chose Cazadores Reposado), along... More 

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Additional Information about Jalapeno's

Address: 85 Forest Drive, Forest Plaza, Annapolis, MD 21401
Phone Number: 410-266-7580
Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Annapolis
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm

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