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85 Forest Plz, Forest Plaza, Annapolis, MD 21401-3716
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Annapolis, Maryland
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211 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a combo Spanish-Mexican restaurant; and is on the high end of quality in the Annapolis area. It is located in a nondescript shopping center, but don't let that fool you. It's worth the trip. On this occasion, we met friends for their happy hour which was terrific. Although there is limited seating in the bar, it feels cozy... More 

Thank Cookiebob
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Our first time visiting this restaurant. The day we went they were busy so we knew it would be a wait. We stood there about 20 minutes while people before us were seated. The hostess came over and told the people behind us it would only be a minute, I told we were next not them. She left but came... More 

Thank james h
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183 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I especially like Jalapeno's because of the atmosphere. The dining room is comfortable and the perfect setting for a quiet and enjoyable meal. They also have "happy hours" by the bar and the atmosphere is quite different there (much louder). Most dishes are copious and well priced. Personally, I prefer their small dishes like the ceviche and small portion of... More 

Thank Elizabeth L
Annapolis, MD
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited again in late July 2016. Consistently the best restaurant in Annapolis. Comparable Spanish tapas restaurants in DC can't match Jalapeños. Owners are friendly & accommodating. San Grias are a must.

Thank Jim G
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food is delicious. The restaurant is in a strip mall & very unassuming, don't let that discourage you. Head in for a fabulous meal. They have a good happy hour too.

Thank LAcotter
Rochester, New York
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24 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A group of four of us came here. Started out with some tapas for appetizers. There was a good selection, and they were delicious. Our waitress was very attentive, friendly, and helpful. For main entree, I had the enchiladas. Found the mole sauce a little sweet for my liking, but still good. I would love to come back here and... More 

Thank RochesterJames
Annapolis, Maryland
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our second visit to the restaurant. On the first visit, we didn't really enjoy it. Our second visit (a year later) made us question our opinions of the first visit. The food was hot, looked good, and tasted better. The mole sauce was perfect and definitely worth having. The server was not engaging and did not suggest any... More 

Thank jennyp242016
Englewood, Colorado
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29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My daughter and I had dinner at this place and give it a thumbs up! We had a hard time figuring out what to order because my daughter is very picky (no pico de gallo, no onions, no peppers) but we really liked what we did order! The food was fabulous! Waitstaff was a bit short and preoccupied but food... More 

Thank Cristina C
Aiken, South Carolina
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34 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went to lunch with my sister-in-law, who is from Spain. This is one of her favorite restaurants. Was a little skeptical about menu and seemed to be a lot of "Mexican" food listed. I ordered a beef sandwich and my sister-in-law the fritatta. They both were very delish! Homemade potato chips were greasy and tasteless, but, otherwise, a great lunch.

Thank Din L
Halethorpe, Maryland
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39 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A nice mix of Spanish and Mexican food. The service was very good, great food and friendly atmosphere.

Thank Debbie B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 85 Forest Plz, Forest Plaza, Annapolis, MD 21401-3716
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Annapolis
  • Phone Number: 410-266-7580

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