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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” (196 reviews)
“paella” (57 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 16 May 2017

I wasn't sure what to expect when a friend of mine made reservations here. Not only was the food amazing, the staff was too! I HIGHLY recommend the fried dates - they are delicious and worth coming back for. The wait staff helped cater to...More

Thank IsabellaMea
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

Everything was good!!! We enjoy celebrating Mother's Day! The recommendation was perfect, dessert very delicious and a good location.

Thank Amy R
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Our party of 6 ordered an assortment of tapas and a paella to share family-style at dinner. Colorfully decorated restaurant, with a lively atmosphere. We sat at the glass-topped table that was also had a foosball table underneath. It was kind of annoying, with the...More

Thank NWtripster
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Great restaurant in Bethesda, feels new, clean and fun. We got the tasting menu. There was tons and food and everything was delicious.

Thank Jennifer S
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Been eating here for years. Food still delicious, service was spotty. If you want paella, order it as soon as you sit down as it takes a while.

Thank Amy W
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Jaleo is a nice restaurant in Bethesda with good Spanish cuisine, including numerous tapas. They also serve a nice pallea, which is available with various ingredients. One very nice feature about this restaurant is the fact that it has a gluten free menu that alerts...More

Thank CTTravels001
Reviewed 1 May 2017

All the food was well-prepared and well-presented. Which of the small plates was best? That depends more on the taster than the chef, I believe. The two soups -- gazpacho and pea -- were excellent. The beet and Gorgonzola salad was delish. The squid in...More

Thank LoafJugThouTree
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

We've been regulars ever since Jaleo opened downtown two decades ago. The food is reliably good and everyone has their favorite dish. It's a great place for a drink -- it's loud on the weekends-- and appetizers too. I think we have eaten everything on...More

Thank Tanvi N
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Jaleo is a cute place with great service and atmosphere, but truly average food. Everything is OK but doesn't really excite your tasting buds. Maybe a good choice if you plan to loose weight!

Thank alina d
Reviewed 25 April 2017

My sister was very excited to take me here and the experience was fun and food was very good and filling. The menu contains authentic Spanish food- the chef, Jose Andres, is very well known. I am not a big fan of the many pig...More

Thank TripPhotographer52
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26 June 2017|
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Response from M B | Reviewed this property |
Parking Garage behind and across the street.
20 October 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
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
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
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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