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7271 Woodmont Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814-2959
301-913-0003
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Ranked #10 of 303 Restaurants in Bethesda
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $30
Hours:
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
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 NEW

This was my first visit in about 10 years, and how things have changed. Let's start with the service. We made reservations about 2 weeks in advance. Despite that, we got one of the worst tables in the restaurant even though the place was a third empty and there were two same sized open tables (there were six in my... More 

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Bethesda, Maryland
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96 reviews 96 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

I live in Bethesda and decided to drop by to try the restaurant week menu for dinner. I tried the beet salad, mushrooms, shrimp with garlic, pork tenderloin with onions and blue cheese, and the flan for dessert. I think everything was good but nothing was awesome. It was still a deal for the price you pay for restaurant week.... More 

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Germantown, Maryland
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Went with a friend to celebrate my birthday. Great service and great food in a fun whimsical environment. It was midweek so it wasn't packed which was nice. Had a bunch of different tapas-can I say the brussel sprouts were a revelation? It's a little expensive so I would recommend for a special occasion. Have fun and try a dish... More 

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Bethesda, Maryland
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Our favorite escape for a romantic bite and a movie or a Sunday afternoon brunch with the whole family. Always innovative and delicious!

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Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

While I am not a huge fan of NYE celebrations, I was very positively surprised by our experience at Jaleo's in Bethesda - our favorite tapas place - this past New Year's Eve! We had a nice table for 4 and the prix fixe menu was very diverse and certainly gave ample selections! And, the tapas were UNLIMITED -- yes... More 

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dc metro area
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40 reviews 40 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

The ambiance is quite inviting! from the music to the decor never mind the tapas! we had olives and manchego cheese, served in a what looked to be a sardine's can, calamari and fritters, all were served quite promptly and were very tasty, I had a glass of sparkling white spanish wine and my husband had a glass of sangria,... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Jaleo Bethesda has much better food then the down DC location. The short ribs and beet salad were both excellent. My companions also enjoyed whatever they ordered. The wait staff was exceptional and I noticed one manager, tall with a Spanish name I don't recall, helping the staff on the very busy evening when we dined.

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Boston, Massachusetts
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Jaleo is very popular. It's always hopping on a Friday or Saturday night. It's got a great urban vibe that's perfect for girls night out or a big group of friends...but otherwise, I would give it a miss. I love tapas, so I really wanted to love Jaleo, but I just didn't find it that special. The menu is huge,... More 

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

I've been to Jaleo in Bethesda twice. The service is outstanding and the tapas are breathtaking!!! The presentation as well as the mix of flavors is very creative and delicious. I love the background music as well as the location. A parking lot is very close and Bethesda at night, especially now in Christmas, is gorgeous. You won't be disappointed.

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Bethesda, Maryland
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67 reviews 67 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

very tasty.. wish it was more reasinable. I went there a couple of times this year for lunch and always enjoyed it. Very good Spanish Restaurant

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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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