About Jaleo - The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas
Culinary mastermind José Andrés & ThinkFoodGroup bring the authentic flavor of their award-winning Spanish tapas restaurant, Jaleo, to Las Vegas with a concept re-imagined to include the city's excitement. A perennial favorite in Washington DC, Jaleo restaurant was one of the country's first successful tapas restaurants, setting the standard for Spanish cuisine in the U.S. for almost two decades.
Spanish, Tapas / Small Plates, Vegetarian / Vegan
Hours of Operation:
Paella Lunch: Daily I 12PM - 4PM
Dinner: Daily I 4PM - 12AM
$31 to $50
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Valet as well as private parking lot
Las Vegas Transit 24 hrs daily
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Jaleo can accommodate private events for groups of up to 10 guests in the Private Dining Room and up to 225 guests for a buy-out of the restaurant (a minimum spend is required). Semi-private events can be hosted in the main dining room and lounge for groups as well. We offer several set menus.
Jaleo - The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas Ratings and Reviews
I was a little disappointed. It was my b ...
I was a little disappointed. It was my birthday and I choose this restaurant as I had been wanting to go for a while.
I thought it was a very noisy restaurant. Service average.
Food was ok, nice but not great. The shrimp dish served in the little pan was overcooked.
The bacon wrapped dates were dry.
We had a dish (chicken bites/croquettes) spilled on one of our guests white pants from our food server. The food dropped on the floor and there was no real apology from the wait staff exept he went to get a glass of club soda to clean up the my guests pants.
The chicken croquette wasn't picked up until minutes later when I pointed it out to one of the wait staff that there was food on the floor.
Overall food was good, but not outstanding.
Our beverage server was great.
I am not in a rush to return.
Primarily tapas. It was good for a late ...
Primarily tapas. It was good for a late dinner after seeing a show. There were 2 of us and we had 3 regular tapas and 1 paella to share as well as 1 dessert. Rice in paella was very different from what we usually have, but maybe that was because it was Andalusian. Service was very quick and wait staff was very helpful.
The food was good, not great. To be hone ...
The food was good, not great. To be honest, we were a bit underwhelmed. Very cool dining room, a big scene, a very nice waiter. I sat in the bench on the open wall looking out onto the hotel. I could've used a cushion, it was too far for the table for me to lean back comfortably. We won't return, too many other great options.
Great wine list, unfortunately the first ...
Great wine list, unfortunately the first three choices were unavailable. Food was good, however with the Jose Andres name attached, I was expecting a bit more. Pretty much basic tapas that I could have prepared at home.
Each time I visit this restaurant I go a ...
Each time I visit this restaurant I go away with the feeling that this is one of my favorite restaurants in the world. Each bite makes me smile and I cannot stress enough for people to visit this restaurant when visiting Las Vegas.
We always visit Jaleo for vegetarian pae ...
We always visit Jaleo for vegetarian paella on our 2x year trip to Las Vegas. The appetizers are the best ever and very creative. Service is always good. Only issue is loudness but that's true for every popular restaurant in Las Vegas.
The small plates (tapas) are all very ve ...
The small plates (tapas) are all very very tasty. Beautiful plate presentations, great service, not noisy (caveat - we were there at lunchtime with very few tables occupied), and just love that it's Jose Andres' restaurant. Easy to get to in the Cosmopolitan, too.
We went here to experience the foods we ...
We went here to experience the foods we had while traveling thru Spain and reminisce.....but the items we ordered were nothing like Spain! Chewey, tasteless, way too much fat, old tasting....and that was just the Jamon! The ONLY item that was perfect was the Gaspacho....a little over the top on presentation, but very fresh and tasty. Eggplant and roasted peppers tasted right out of a jar....very bland. The dates wrapped in bacon were fried and not as tasty as they would have been roasted. The Manchego cheese was good but that was about it. The tapas were all presented pretty plan and just on a plate, nothing special for the prices being charged.
I've eaten at Jaléo in DC and this locat ...
I've eaten at Jaléo in DC and this location was just as exceptional. Jose Andres knows how to create beautiful modern Spanish dishes while adapting to the new cooking ways. Love love love everything about this place.
I love staying and dining at the Cosmopo ...
I love staying and dining at the Cosmopolitan! I'm so glad we tried two different paella dishes. Both were so tasty. I actually felt like I could have eaten more of it. First of all, the place is packed. It's definitely a popular place, even on a Monday night! As you walk in, check out the fire pit. Very cool. The table and chairs aren't very comfortable nor fancy. But, the food makes up for that. I started with their famous gin and tonic. Yes, it was pretty darn good. In fact, I went to another Jose Andres two days later and wanted to have the same drink. The pork steak was so good. We also dined on beef steak and chicken which were good, but the pork steak was incredible. It's a pretty fast paced restaurant, so I don't think I would come back for a quiet, romantic meal. But, it's a great choice for a fun place, great food, before a show. Don't miss the gin and tonic. Yes, it was that good.
I wanted to try the tasting menu so that ...
I wanted to try the tasting menu so that I could maximize the variety of foods during my meal. Since it was a course at a time menu (with each course being its own surprise), doing it was a lot of fun. It was also a lot of food. The server warned me that it would be a lot of food, and even warned me when I should not finish a particular plate, but the quantity of food was still too much. The quality was excellent, but I wished I had done the tasting with a friend. The food was enough to share, and I would have loved to have been able to share the experience, but I don't get to Vegas often, and don't know many people there, so I did it on my own. The wine pairings were also great!
Another Vegas celebrity chef backed rest ...
Another Vegas celebrity chef backed restaurant with overpriced mediocre food. I live in Los Angeles and my dining companion in New York so we are used to paying high prices for great food. Jaleo was expensive and no single dish was memorable, not even their famous Paella.
Dined on July 31st and should've known i ...
Dined on July 31st and should've known it wasn't going to be a good experience as the bartender mentioned they were out of tequila. Yes, tequila - the cheapest they had left was $65. Thought he was joking, then he explained that it happens the end of every month. No big deal, right? He then said they were out of a lot of food as well. Again, I thought he was joking. He wasn't. They were out of 7 types of paella - yes, a restaurant know for its paella was out of 7/9. The food we were able to eat was excellent, notwithstanding the kitchen forgetting 2 dishes. The waiter explained they were blown up back there and that's common at tapas style restaurants. Not sure how in a city like Vegas a restaurant runs out of 7/9 of their signature dish and all tequila. In all my years of dining, I've never experienced that.
The tapas were all delicious and some we ...
The tapas were all delicious and some were very unique. I was there with a friend I had not seen in awhile and we wanted to catch up. The place is lively, but not so loud we could not talk. Our server was very knowledgeable about the menu. Also, I never felt like they were trying to hurry us so they could turn our table. It was a very good experience and I would highly recommend it.
Delicious! That shrimp & squid fideo "P ...
Delicious! That shrimp & squid fideo "Paella" was beyond amazing! Can't ever go wrong with a José Andrés restaurant, but this was really special. Great service, watching the desserts being made was a highlight as well. Such precision!
The chef's tour was delicious and a grea ...
The chef's tour was delicious and a great way to sample a variety of dishes if you are unfamiliar with Spanish cuisine. 12 different tapa dishes takes you from appetizer to decadent dessert. Although a bit pricey, the food, the specialty drinks, very attentive service and the overall ambiance makes your experience much more than just another meal. We highly recommend Jaleo for Foodies and those who are looking for something different on that special date night
We have visited both the Jaleo in DC and ...
We have visited both the Jaleo in DC and now the Jaleo in Las Vegas. The Las Vegas location is quieter, and more romantic. The service was seamless- the team moved in perfect unison and all worked together perfectly. The food was spectacular. We can't stop talking about the Flan!
My husband and I loved eating at Jaleo. ...
My husband and I loved eating at Jaleo. We are big fans of Jose Andres who is the chef. We ordered around 8 different tapas and enjoyed them all! Our favorites were the croquetas de pollo (chicken croquettes) and the bacon wrapped dates. Each tapa is served in a unique way i.e. our croquetas came in a converse shoe. From whatever table you are sitting at you can see the different stations where the chefs are preparing the dishes which is really neat. My favorite was watching the paella being cooked over huge fires! I would definitely recommend Jaleo if you are going to visit Las Vegas!
Came to this restaurant with relatively ...
Came to this restaurant with relatively high expectations based on my past experiences at other Jose Andres restaurants. The menu looked great, the wine I ordered was good. I was most impressed by the charcuterie we ordered, which I don't really attribute to the restaurant/chefs. Most other dishes (goat cheese/mushroom stuffed piquillos, gambas al ajillo, etc) were good, but not something I would return for. I was pretty disappointed in the chicken/rabbit/green bean paella - seemed like it had been sitting around awhile, green beans (actually lima beans) were overcooked, and there was not a single piece of rabbit to be found in this whole dish. Maybe it was because it was a Monday night that the meal was not so great, but for >$200 for 2 people, I will not be choosing Jaleo again.
Overall food was very good. We were a li ...
Overall food was very good. We were a little disappointed in portion sizes for a few dishes given the price but absolutely no complaints on taste. The reason for only giving 3 stars was value for price-- I get charging high for food given location and atmosphere but seriously, $6 for an 8 ounce can of Diet Coke with no free refills when a meal for 2 is upwards of $200 with minimal alcohol is a bit much. We probably will not return.
Our waitress was a cut above perfection! ...
Our waitress was a cut above perfection! Her recommendations lead us to the most amazing dinner! Chef Jose Andres has done it again as we are huge fans of his restaurants in Washington, DC!
The hosting Casino Cosmopolitan is the perfect completion to this terrific experience!
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