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7271 Woodmont Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814-2959
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Ranked #14 of 300 Restaurants in Bethesda
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $30
Sun - Tue 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wed - Thu 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Spanish
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Elm Street
Transit: We are walking distance from the Bethesda Metro Station on the Red Line.
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  • English first
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  • Spanish first
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English first
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101 reviews 101 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
141 helpful votes 141 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014 NEW

After seeing a number of negative reviews, complaining about the size of the portions- an important reminder-These are tapas!!!! That is the whole idea, small tastes of quality ingredients, and quality is what you will find here. There was a wide variety of well prepared, authentic Spanish tapas, excellent service and a knowledgeable staff. It is not inexpensive, but well... More

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Gainesville, Florida
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257 reviews 257 reviews
189 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

We started out in pursuit of a French restaurant for lunch, and enroute there we happened to pass Jaleo. As lovers of good tapas and Spanish inspired cuisine we couldn't resist the temptation to stop and peruse the menu posted outside. Once we had, we were inclined to stop and give it a try. The various dishes we ordered and... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
19 reviews 19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The shrimp tapas were delicious, and I enjoyed tremendously each of my dishes. I was at Jaleo over a business trip, and was not disappointed by the straightforward but colorful flair of the dining room, and also the incredibly tasty and succulent food. I enjoyed the service tremendously as well: Each person greeted me warmly as I walked into the... More

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Belgrade, Serbia
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

I'm already uset to expensive places where I get small but pricy meals. And i'm ok with that because it's almost always a wonderful experience with great food and wine. But... This place is simply not worth it, specially if you're vegeterian like me. VERY expensive, average food, you need at least 4-5 meals to get full. I explicitly asked... More

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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212 reviews 212 reviews
173 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Went in for coffee and desert after dinner at a neighboring restaurant. I have frequented Jaleos over the years and have recommended it to score of people. Based on this visit I cannot say that I will be recommending them in the future as I did not have the experience I am used to at their place. I ordered water... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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42 reviews 42 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

I went to dinner here with about ten colleagues and clients. I believe because of the size of our large party, we had a set menu of four courses. Each course consisted of 4-7 items, except the fourth course, which was two amazing desserts: flan and another plate that consisted of chocolate mousse and brioche ice cream. These were definitely... More

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Hooksett, New Hampshire
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

While visiting Bethesda for a conference three of us ended up having lunch at Jaleo's because it was very inviting and reasonably priced. As it turns out it was a great place to have chosen, the waitress was very helpful and the food was excellent - So much so we contemplated going back there for dinner.

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Bethesda, Maryland
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 via mobile

Too expensive for my purse, but what I finally figured out to order was quite delicious. The menu was too busy, too much to read, and too exotic for my tastes. Service was slow, but civil, nothing special. Will avoid in the future.

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Bethesda, Maryland
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247 reviews 247 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

This is another local for me about a block from where I live so I'm in there several times a year. This another celebrity chef offering, one of several in town from Jose Andres. Anrdes is a great chef but he is rarely here. The food is propared to his design and is very good. I have to admit that... More

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Washington, DC
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48 reviews 48 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

For some inexplicable reason, I prefer the Jaelo on 7th st. More than the one in Bethesda. The food at both is authentic Spanish tapas and it's done very well. Worth making a reservation.

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Additional Information about Jaleo

Address: 7271 Woodmont Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814-2959
Phone Number: 301-913-0003
Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Bethesda
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
Cuisine: Spanish

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