Jaleo: the best tapas in the city

spanish cuisine
Jaleo: the best tapas in the city

Spectacular plates for big and small appetites.

The Washington institution that introduced tapas to local residents more than 20 years ago…

The owner and chef, José Andrés, a native of Asturias, is a star he even accompanied Barack Obama to a summit in Nairobi in 2015, where he met with African leaders. Located in the vibrant Penn Quarter, Jaleo has been adopted by a youthful, relaxed clientele that includes many tourists.

The menu offers traditional Spanish dishes, such as paella, grilled squid and croquettas de pollo. The main dishes are excellent, but the main attractions are the impressive number of excellent tapas.

480 7th St NW
Washington DC 20004

+1 202 628 7949


Menu: around 55 USD