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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” (202 reviews)
“paella” (59 reviews)
“flan” (28 reviews)
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Latin, Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
7271 Woodmont Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814-2959
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Jaleo is in the middle of downtown Bethesda, great location, close to metro, cinema, shops, etc. Tends to get very busy and crowded during peak times, reservation is needed. Despite the large crowd, the noise level is not too bad. Very friendly and accommodating staff,...More

Thank MLovei
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Their appetizers were great. Brussels sprouts excellent. Bread great. But after that the paella was awful. Extremely, salty have had paella many times. At many other places This consisted of shrimp and very salty rice for an extremely high $$ Service could not have been...More

Thank cranberryflash
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Jaleo provides a fascinating meal experience with a tapas format. The food was very tasty and the service was capable and friendly. The manager checked several times at our table to make sure that everything was going well. This level of attention is rare and...More

Thank DiverDaveMinneapolis
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been to Jaleo many times before, admittedly it's been a year. I tried it again a few weeks ago for a birthday dinner with friends. Although service was good, some dishes that I remembered as good, are just so so now. The calamari was...More

Thank NatalieMaryland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent menu. Lots of tapas choices. Staff very helpful with one diner who had some food allergies. Have been several times and would go return. Try the sangria!

Thank J8467PTmichellel
Reviewed 11 February 2018

I love getting together with friends at Jaleo. They have a terrific bar area where you can get a white sangria and tapas galore. The food and service are terrific.

Thank Miriam P
Reviewed 4 February 2018

Very good selection both from regular and brunch menus. Food very good, service pleasant atmosphere enjoyable.

Thank Miriam G
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Jaleo is a tapas restaurant so you normally know what to expect. But if you take their Menu Experience, you no longer do and it’s great. This menu is a mix of classic tapas and progressive ideas and we loved it. Special mention to the...More

Thank Thierry W
Reviewed 21 January 2018

We went for lunch during Restaurant Week, and would return. Reading some reviews, it seems people were disappointed with a lack of flavor; we found the flavors to be mostly that of the ingredients not of sauces: Espinacas a la catalana (spinach, apples, raisins and...More

Thank winindc
Reviewed 21 January 2018

As a long time fan of Jaleo in DC, as well as Zayntinya, it had been a while since I'd been to Jaleo's in Bethesda, but a recent lunch showed that the food, service, and ambience have stood the test of time. As usual, we...More

Thank Popsy K
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Response from M B | Reviewed this property |
Parking Garage behind and across the street.
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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
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
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
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