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7271 Woodmont Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814-2959
+1 301-913-0003
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good36%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“tapas” (195 reviews)
“paella” (56 reviews)
“jamon” (15 reviews)
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Latin, Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
7271 Woodmont Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814-2959
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Reviewed January 18, 2016

Whenever I come to DC to visit my daughter, I have to go to Jaleo. I try to go with at least two or three other people so that we can order 9 or 10 dishes. Every one of them is exquisitely prepared and delicious!...More

Thank WHMeg
Reviewed January 17, 2016

Under the pretext of serving Spanish tapas, you end up getting a few little cups of some typical dishes like ham, shrimps and vegetables for the price of what would otherwise be a full plate: a few shrimps with no rice or whatever to go...More

Thank 28970Patrick
Reviewed January 13, 2016 via mobile

Last month my friend and I met during the busy week before Christmas at Jaleo in Bethesda to celebrate her birthday. It was a crazy busy weekday night with traffic jams abounding. I arrived a bit late but before my friend and was well treated...More

Thank Celia H
Reviewed January 12, 2016 via mobile

Great Spanish Tapa place in central Bethesda. The food is unbelievable especially when combined with excellent wine. Food is prepared quickly. Service was excellent, even if you don't speak Spanish. There is a sommelier on site with great suggestions for pairings. Moderately priced for the...More

Thank CanadianBacon123
Reviewed January 10, 2016 via mobile

The food here is almost always outstanding and they have a decent list of reasonably priced wines. Usually 5 tapa plates are about right for two people. Most recently we had salad with anchovies, jamon croquettes, cauliflower with olives and dates, baby squid sautéed in...More

Thank Nostromo42
Reviewed January 10, 2016 via mobile

This is a staple. We always get sangria and fried calamari. This time we also tried the lentil salad which was quite good. The restaurant recently updated its decor. It looks a lot more like the DC location now.

Thank Amy W
Reviewed January 9, 2016 via mobile

This place never disappoints! The service is usually excellent, I have never had a bad meal, and the sangria is always to die for! Every time I go with friends we always have a great time! Quality establishment.

Thank laura d
Reviewed January 8, 2016

We visited Jaleo at lunchtime on a rainy weekday and enjoyed a relatively inexpensive lunch by ordering off the designated lunch menu. We both had a white bean soup and a tuna flauta sandwich. Both were just okay, and the servings weren't large. The ambiance...More

Thank catt711
Reviewed January 7, 2016

A very good selection of Tapas, along with good service. The food was very good and we were able to eat in an unhurried atmosphere.

Thank JMcKWashingtonDC
Reviewed January 7, 2016

I had dinner with a friend who love the paella; unfortunately they did not have it available because the sofrito to make the paella was not ready. I was disappointed because it was the reason I took my best friend there. We order a few...More

Thank MEAR28
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Is there parking nearby?
June 26, 2017|
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Response from Amy W | Reviewed this property |
The DC location is right at Gallery Place metro. There are paid parking garages nearby and some street parking if you feel like hunting.
do you have a private room?
October 20, 2015|
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Response from Lca1234 | Reviewed this property |
You will have to contact the restaurant directly. When I dined at this restaurant we were given a beautiful table in the cove
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$30 - $30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups, Bar scene, Special occasions
Open Hours
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 - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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)  >  Montgomery County  >  Bethesda
  • Phone Number: +1 301-913-0003
  • E-mail
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