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2250 Crystal Dr, Ste A, Arlington, VA 22202-3796
+1 703-413-8181
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“tapas” (339 reviews)
“paella” (74 reviews)
“patatas bravas” (28 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2250 Crystal Dr, Ste A, Arlington, VA 22202-3796
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Reviewed yesterday

Happy hour lasts till 7 pm every day. Good selection of discounted tapas. The good - calamari, mushrooms, bread and olive oil, mussels, salmon mousse cone and chistorra. Shrimp off the main menu and tortilla were fine. Patatas bravas and pescaditos fritos should have been...More

Thank abien
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Had dinner with colleagues. Delicious . Drinks were tasty and tapas unique. $73 for two. Large menu. It was packed, luckily we made a reservation.

Thank kellydar
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We celebrated our engagement here and were greeted with complimentary bubbly upon arrival and a warm congratulations from our waiter. We loved having a seat next to the big windows because it gave us a great view of the busy street but was still in...More

Thank Shaman0525
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I ate here using a Open Table Reservation on Thanksgiving eve. Not crowded so service was super fast and friendly. We had the 25th Anniversary special. Lots of food with a wide variety to choose from. Not cheap - $55/person so bring...More

Thank cordonj
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Jaleo serves tasty food and has good bar drinks Its Shirlington, VA location provides free parking, and there are interesting specialty shops worth visiting in this outdoor mall as well.

Thank thelynn99
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a late lunch on a gorgeous fall day. I was surprised the place wasn’t busy. They had a great lunch special where we could pick three small plates and a dessert for $20. We had more than enough food and great dishes. Service...More

Thank breoni
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Booked our table here before perusing the menu. Once we arrived we were promptly seated. Menu selections were wide but most sounded extraordinary and seeing they were small plates we could try things without a full price commitment. Without fanfare all I can do is...More

Thank Slovakdude
Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

Large tapas menu with Spanish wine available to drink in or take home. Lots of choice for tapas and we enjoyed dates wrapped in bacon, cauliflower and dates, hanger steak and mini burger.

Thank JMark2014
Reviewed October 26, 2018 via mobile

Lots of variety. We especially enjoyed the scallops with heirloom tomatoes and the grilled chicken. Service was excellent with used plates removed almost before we set them down. It’s is however a bit on the pricey side. I found all the wine prices to be...More

Thank 423macs
Reviewed October 21, 2018

A great place for groups, however not a quiet place. There is a semi private dining area in the back. Food is very food, great variety and good drinks. Very convenient, a 5 minute ride to the airport.

Thank AradTraveler
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January 14, 2017|
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Response from JMAL22 | 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, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Bar scene, Special occasions, Families with children, Large groups
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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