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2250 Crystal Dr, Ste A, Arlington, VA 22202-3796
+1 703-413-8181
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good36%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“tapas” (326 reviews)
“paella” (75 reviews)
“patatas bravas” (26 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
2250 Crystal Dr, Ste A, Arlington, VA 22202-3796
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited while in town for the Memorial Day weekend. They were not very busy. The food was very good. The service was ok to good, but could’ve been much better. They were not busy. Tapas are always a great option and this was good...More

Thank HGreater
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I haven’t had tapas in a long time so I was looking forward to visiting this place after work. Cheaper happy hour prices which makes it a bit more affordable. As you know tapas are small food plates. For instance the small cheese place is...More

Thank Mark E
Reviewed May 15, 2018

Everything here is "small plate" portions, but big portion prices. The entree's are not easily read in English either.

Thank TMS2014
Reviewed May 5, 2018

Always fun to eat tapas or paella at Jaleos and watch people walk by, sitting at an outside table. Inside, it can be very, very noisy, so outside is preferable when the weather is nice. This time, we saw they had 3 tasting menus, so...More

Thank cfuller603
Reviewed May 2, 2018

We ate here with a friend for dinner. She was a non red meat eater and there were many selections which did not involve meat. We shared 7 plates and 2 deserts for the three of us which was plenty of food. The server was...More

Thank Mike H
Reviewed April 22, 2018

This is such an ideal place if you are searching for the real Spanish feeling of tapas and Sangria. All the food is delicious, the service is excellent and the ambiance is relaxing! Definitely recommending this place to others.

Thank Joanna P
Reviewed April 18, 2018

Just like Crystal City, this is a better than average chain tapas bar. The place was packed as there is a shortage of better than fast food places in walking distance of the many airport chain hotels. The food quality was good and drinks/wine selections...More

Thank tremm298
Reviewed April 16, 2018 via mobile

Returned to Jaleo after a few months. The usual great food was diminished by amateur service. The waiter started by telling my wife and I that he was going to “service” us. It leaves one speechless. The level service never recovered from that memorable line,...More

Thank DM10468
Reviewed April 16, 2018

If you're take on Tapas is something like "hang out, have a few beers, and an occasional munchy", then hey, this is the place for you. There is an excellent wine/beer list, the cocktails aren't bad (not great, but not bad either), and as long...More

1  Thank dieswaytoofast
Reviewed April 4, 2018 via mobile

I was in town for a conference and asked for recommendations of someplace to have a nice meal because my birthday fell on one of the days I was here. I was able to easily book a table for a friend and I at 4:30...More

Thank Kim R
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January 14, 2017|
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Response from Javier L | Reviewed this property |
They are specialized on Spanish type food but I don't think they have Halal food. Sorry.
July 23, 2016|
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Response from Greg H | Reviewed this property |
May 6, 2016|
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Response from wladamson | Reviewed this property |
There is a garage directly. Across the street. We parked there in the evening when we went to Jaleo.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$30 - $30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Large groups, Business meetings, Special occasions, Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
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 - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2250 Crystal Dr, Ste A, Arlington, VA 22202-3796
    (23rd Street)
  • Public Transportation: We are a 5 minute walk from the Crystal City Metro Station, located on the Yellow and Blue Lines. To reach us, exit the Metro, go left on 18th Street, right on Crystal Drive, and walk 5 blocks to 23rd Street, finding us on the right. Or come halfway up the escalator, left into the Shops, and proceed to 23rd Street, turning left to Crystal Drive.
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Arlington
  • Phone Number: +1 703-413-8181
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