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7271 Woodmont Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814-2959 (Elm Street)
11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 am
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Bethesda, Maryland
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35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Happy noisy and bustling. We love this place for a boisterous group of old friends or large family. The food is for sharing as is the fun of eating/sharing food together. Some people call this "Breaking Bread together." It is a great bonding experience. Food is tasty and comes out fast in a series of plates sure to please everybody... More 

Thank TacyTelego
Bethesda, Maryland
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Busy, lively, fast-paced service. Great food, choices from vegan to far-out (sea urchin anyone?) Always delicious, try different things, expand your palate.

Thank Dianne4444
Alexandria, Virginia
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42 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We went to Bethesda for lunch and a movie and wound up at Jaleo. Very tasty meal, by the way. I started with a salad and my wife had the gazpacho. I then had the Jaleo version of a BLT and my wife had the grilled veggie sandwich. Everything was yummy. About the only down side is the fact that... More 

Thank AgeOldDinosaur
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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256 reviews
198 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We came for an early dinner, so we decided to sit at one of the high top bar tables to take advantage of happy hour. Some of the classic tapas are reduced in price- patatas brava and gambas al ajillo are not to be missed!

Thank Amy W
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were in Bethesda on business and found this place around the corner. With little expectation and no idea what the menu had, we were blown away by the service and variety of menu options. It took us forever to decide! We each got 2-3 plates and shared. This was a vegetarian's dream to be a able to sample this... More 

Thank travellight9
Fairfax, Virginia
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508 reviews
315 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had lunch at Jaleo with co-workers. The food was exceptional. I loved the flavors in the pork sandwich (olives!!) and the watermelon soup of the day had me wishing for more. Service was prompt but not pushy. It's a new favorite.

Thank ace4444
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166 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

OK, José Andrés claims to have introduced tapas to American cuisine, and OK, tapas restaurants are not the way tapas are traditionally served (the norm is one bar/one specialty, so the party has to wander). We respect him for his excellent marketing of Spanish products, but a little less for the quality of the cuisine in his Jaleo restaurants in... More 

Thank AfricaAsiaTraveller
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We live about an hour away by car ... On a good day. It's always a Treat to visit JALEO, which we do several times a year. We saw a movie at Bethesda Row and got a Reservation at JALEO on Open Table. Our Table by a Window was waiting for us as requested. Manager STEVEN & Server ADRIANA helped... More 

Thank Jimdessert
La Paz, Bolivia
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119 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were walking by and decided to stop in and give this a try. I am glad we did, tapas were generous and very good. Most selections are around $10-$15 but I thought they were pretty authentic. I would recommend to friends and I would come back.

Thank ranger0793
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91 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here for our anniversary. We used to love Jaleo but had not been here in five years. Our meal was good, solid, but spectacular as we remember it. The service is very efficient and friendly and they were very nice dealing with our food allergies and sensitivities. The waiter recommended a very nice glass of wine. We ordered... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$30 - $30
Latin, Mediterranean, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 am
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7271 Woodmont Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814-2959
    (Elm Street)
  • Public Transportation: We are walking distance from the Bethesda Metro Station on the Red Line.
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Bethesda
  • Phone Number: 13019130003

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