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2250 Crystal Dr, Ste A, Arlington, VA 22202-3796 (23rd Street)
+1 703-413-8181
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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New York
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133 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stopped by for a light lunch. It was a beautiful day so we opted to sit outside. The menu might be authentic Spanish cuisine but none of the selections we made were plentiful or what we would have expected from the descriptions. We ordered 3 different items to share. The chorizo sausages wrapped with potatoes looked and tasted liked... More 

Thank gjkNY
Suffolk, Virginia
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25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We visit Jaleo every time we come to the D.C. area, sometimes more than once on a weekend! The food and service are always excellent. Our favorites are the Iberian pork shoulder, paella, margaritas and red sangria. The tapas are always interesting and we have yet to order something we didn't absolutely love!

Thank Kim23434
Arlington, Virginia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Small plates offer lots of variety. Every dish is a delight. Tiny baguette ham sandwich is a standout. Sangria is a must. World class chef/owner.

Thank maryelizabethg2016
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143 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Came here on first night in DC on back of TripAdvisor ratings. Can't fault the quality of the food - was excellent. Hangar steak was the best. Took a while for it all to come out though. Drinks a bit pricey - $40 for a jug of sangria. It was the best sangria I've had though. Dry rather than sweet.... More 

Thank DH_Perth
Redwood City, California
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39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

There were only 2 of us which isn't the best for tapas, but the 3 dishes we had were wonderful. I especially enjoyed the Brussel sprout salad and sangria! It was so good that we returned the next night (Valentines Day) and had a table in the bar with the same great food, but with sketchy service. I would absolutely... More 

Thank Kathy K
San Francisco, California
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been to all of Jose Andre's restaurants in the DC area and this one is right up there with the best of them. Try the beet gaspacho!

Thank Cal93012
Arlington, Virginia
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I like the vibe and the food, get spot for HH. The staff was friendly and very attentive. If you're looking for a quick after work spot...this is it.

Thank Odell W
Annapolis, Maryland
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely love Jaleo! The selection of food was amazing. The food was spectacular as was the service. Will definitely be back soon!!

Thank Paul C
Brandon, Mississippi
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A great place to take a group and explore multiple dishes together. You can order many small dishes and expierment. Tip, you have to order the cheese tray

Thank SGK001
Arlington, Virginia
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great ambience, nice location, always packed! If you are looking for a fun, trendy restaurant, this is the place!

Thank karensheltonmur

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$30 - $30
Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups, Bar scene, Special occasions
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?