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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%
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“tapas” (339 reviews)
“paella” (74 reviews)
“patatas bravas” (28 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2250 Crystal Dr, Ste A, Arlington, VA 22202-3796
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Wonderful food and wonderful staff. The small plates were tasty and served quickly. Our waiter clearly knew the menu and helped navigate the menu. In between meals they serve crusty bread with a delightful olive oil mix.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank uvarobin1
Reviewed 6 days ago

Everything we tried was delicious, and we sampled a large variety from mushrooms to meat and calamari, and olives, and bread and olive oil, etc. It seems like it won't be enough food, but four of us were stuffed! The sangria was very good. It...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Alicat1964
Reviewed 1 week ago

I tok three friends who had not been before for dinner last week and they all loved it almost as much as I do. One is a very picky vegan, but they were able to accomodate her requests and did so cheerfully. The tapas were...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank mhomo
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank abien
Reviewed 1 week 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.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank kellydar
Reviewed 3 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

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank Shaman0525
Reviewed 3 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

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank cordonj
Reviewed 4 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.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank thelynn99
Reviewed November 9, 2018 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

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank breoni
Reviewed November 6, 2018

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

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Slovakdude
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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 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
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
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
Groups, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
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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