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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” (328 reviews)
“paella” (73 reviews)
“patatas bravas” (27 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2250 Crystal Dr, Ste A, Arlington, VA 22202-3796
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We just discovered this well hidden tapas place in Crystal City, not too far from National Airport. Tapas being basically Spanish appetizers is a great way to have a taste of a broad variety of Spanish food and flavours. Restaurant up to what’s expected from...More

Thank rmpemail
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On a business trip and joined by my husband to go out to dinner. Have been here before and thought tapas were ok, wasn’t our favorite. Saw ratings had improved so we tried again. Tapas aren’t bad just not best we’ve had. We tried several...More

Thank CAgirlPasadena_MD
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

if you like to experience new combinations of ingredients, which result in an unequaled and delicious flavor, you have to go to this restaurant, I enjoy every bite I put in my mouth! si te gusta experimentar nuevas combinaciones de ingredientes, que dan como resultado...More

Thank Aline L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Right in old downtown DC, near Metro, parking can be difficult, but the Tapas are excellent. Not cheap, but not overpriced

Thank Curtis B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you like tapas, you must try Jaleo's Sunday Tapas Special. Great selection of high quality tapas for $35 per person. Get there before 7 PM and take advantage of the added Happy Hour. This is an incredibly good deal and the food is great....More

Thank Maniac42
Reviewed September 4, 2018

Jaleo in Crystal City is the latest in this "chain" by Jose Andres. But frankly, it does not seem chainy at all. We were here on a Sunday, when they have a tapas special. For only $35 there are 5 courses. Try ordering ala carte...More

Thank Original_Shrut
Reviewed August 22, 2018

We ate with some friends at Jaleo in Crystal City on a Tuesday evening. The food, drink and ambiance were just great! We were familiar with Spanish restaurants by Jose Andres but had never eaten at this one in Arlington. The menu of tapas and...More

Thank Roger M
Reviewed August 21, 2018

In July I had a very enjoyable dinner with my wife, adult children, and their spouses. There was "something" for everyone to enjoy and share (or not). One daughter and her husband are vegans, my wife doesn't 'do' pork, etc. Here, everyone is "happy"! (I...More

Thank MetroplexJim
Reviewed August 8, 2018

Do you really know what tapas are?! It may not be the best or close to perfect traditional Spanish cuisine, but rating it for what it is - it is fairly good! They do a good job at the taste renderings with some dishes, but...More

Thank GastroEclectico
Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

From the outside it was quite crowded, so I decided to walk in and check the menu. By taking a quick look, it seemed that most items were based on meat and crustaceans and I was looking for something based on vegetables and with possibly...More

Thank Lou-Pukamerouka
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January 14, 2017|
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Response from Javier L | 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, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Business meetings, 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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