About Jaleo - The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas
Las Vegas, NV 89109
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:
Sunday - Thursday: 12pm - 11pm
Friday - Saturday: 12pm - 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 Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, 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
The food was absolutely delicious and a ...
The food was absolutely delicious and a good place to go with a group of people as the plates are tapas style. However the service was inattentive and dragged out. We didn't have a waiter actually assigned to us so multiple waiters were serving our table over the course of the night which made it feel like we were forgotten. On our way out we said goodbye to our waiter and he didn't even farewell us. Poor service but good food. Might have been the individual wait staff on that night. Wouldn't go back though.
If you love authentic Spanish paella, th ...
If you love authentic Spanish paella, then a trip to Jaleo is a must. Unlike most paella cooked in US restaurants, Jaleo's paella has that lovely crust and deep flavors that can be found in Spain. The other items on the menu are tasty, but for my husband and me it's the paella that draws us every time.
The food wasn't anything to write home a ...
The food wasn't anything to write home about, but the service and ambiance were great. I was actually served raw pork :( The waiter was great and took it away to have the dish remade and cooked appropriately. The rest of the food was just ok for me.
I'm a from Spain and I can say this is r ...
I'm a from Spain and I can say this is real authentic bold sapnish flavors, best croquetas, buñuelos, gambas al ajillo and carne asada con escabeche I ever tasted. The paella was a litlle bit overcooked, but the socarraet was really tasty and well executed.
Came here for NYE dinner after catching ...
Came here for NYE dinner after catching a show. Although we didn't go with their prepackage meal plan, that table next to us got it and was well worth the price. Brought plenty of food and drinks. We opted for a la carte. The chicken paella was great, and the flan was better than grandma's, and that's saying a lot lol.
Food was overly spiced. Service was not ...
Food was overly spiced. Service was not attentive. Had to flag wait staff multiple times. Attempted to order lobster paella and was advised another table ordered entire pan. Requested to order another pan and was told there was no more lobster available in the restaurant. One would think a restaurant of this caliber would ensure adequate supply of seafood during New Years Eve. Poor form.
Food was mediocre at best. Our server wa ...
Food was mediocre at best. Our server was somewhat condesending and disappeared midway through the meal. Our courses were brought out disjointed (the first two coming before or drinks even arrived). For the same price there is much better tapas available in Vegas.
We chose the tasting menu with wine pair ...
We chose the tasting menu with wine pairing, as we found it difficult to chose among the large selection of tapas on the menu. That was really good with a nice variety of food and very interesting selection of wines. The overall experience, including atmosphere and service, was great!
We have been to this restaurant several ...
We have been to this restaurant several times. This was our best experience. We dined there on Christmas Eve and wanted something a bit special. We tried a few things we hadn't tried before and loved them. The two best dishes (I'll probably use the wrong English names) were the butternut squash soup and the tuna/potato salad. I would get both again. Because it was a holiday we splurged on dessert (flan and chocolate custard). Scrumptious!! We tried to buy a cookbook, but none were available. This restaurant is definitely worth a visit. But it is noisy, so don't go if you want a quiet conversation!
Loved the tapas here. Very fun atmospher ...
Loved the tapas here. Very fun atmosphere. Great service. Food was reasonable for an upscale place. Drinks were ridiculously overpriced. My $20 gin and tonic was missing the gin or it was lost in all the pretentious accompaniments. Stick to the wine or beer.
I was thrilled to arrive in Las Vegas, ...
I was thrilled to arrive in Las Vegas, with the knowledge that I wanted to eat at this restaurant. My husband and I met up with a friend that we had not seen in years to eat here. We started with a cocktail at the bar. We looked at the menu in advance and spoke to our server at the bar to get some more information about ordering. There were so many tapas to choose from that when we were seated at our table we all agreed to go with the chef's section of tapas and the house's wine pairing. We had a wonderful assortment, along with perfect pairings. We felt that both options were reasonably priced. It made for an impressive introduction to our friend to spanish cuisine. We are now looking forward to a visit to the restaurant in the Washington D.C. area. The only suggestion that I would have is to have more music from Spain for a background for diners.
We took our waiters recommendation and o ...
We took our waiters recommendation and ordered the number of plates that was recommended. If we come back, we will order the chefs recommendation of ten items. Better value. The food was good along with the service being decent.
Went here on the recommendation of a fri ...
Went here on the recommendation of a friend, and so glad we did! No spectacular views, but great people watching in the Cosmo hotel. We had a wonderful server/sommelier who gave wonderful wine & food recommendations. We loved all of the food - the selection of three cheeses (Caña de cabra con higos , La Peral con membrillo de peras y anacardos, and Rey Silo Rojo con albaricoques y almendras), Patatas Bravas, Gambas al ajillo, Espinacas a la catalana, and Flamenquines. It was a reasonable amount of food (most places in Vegas we found gave us way too much!) - we were satisfied, but not over-full. Wonderful date night!
Interesting small plates. The Pan con To ...
Interesting small plates. The Pan con Tomate is outstanding, deceptively simple. We had it with Jamón Ibérico, also wonderful. Scallops also excellent. You can experience flights of Jerez (sherry) here at all price levels. A fun experience. Really comfortable banquettes of unique design.
Jaleo is reason enough to go to Las Vega ...
Jaleo is reason enough to go to Las Vegas. Jose Andres' creations are in perfect balance - huge flavor, intriguing taste combos, clean and just-right portions, beautifully presented. Try as many as you can - we loved the eggplant cone with anchovy butter, jamon iberico (of course!), tomato bread (served all over Spain and just as crunchy delicious here), mushrooms & potato puree, shrimp and garlic, hanger steak and chocolate 'bomb' type dessert drizzled with olive oil - perfect! The wine list is reason #2 to come here often - great selections from all over Spain and more with phenomenal by-the-glass choices you hardly get to sample BTG. Service is informed and excellent and despite the restaurant being in Las Vegas, big and busy (3rd floor, Cosmopolitan), it's surprisingly quiet and intimate. Tables are roomy, comfy. Reason #3 is the cheese selections - next time! We intend to eat our way through Jose's entire menu.
Great place for a nice dinner before a s ...
Great place for a nice dinner before a show. Nice selection of tapas with paella to finish. Paella cooked right in centre of restaurant. Can be for group as small as 2 or large as 8; more tapas to share and taste.
We tried only vegetarian tapas as wife is vegetarian. Vegetarian Paella not available on weekends so that was a bit of a downer. Lamb chops were cooked to perfection.
This used to be one of our go-to places ...
This used to be one of our go-to places in Vegas. It was a great vibe, and the tapas style menu allowed for a little something for everyone. The last two times, it was so noisy, we could hardly carry on a civilized conversation. This time, 100% of our dishes came out very, very salty. It seemed like no one even tasted the food before letting it emerge from the kitchen. The service was very mechanical. No one was excited or proud of the food. Suddenly, gin and tonic was their "thing" when it was never featured before. This was all too reminiscent of the girl trying too hard to be cool... it wasn't.
Jaleo remains a favorite. I've been here ...
Jaleo remains a favorite. I've been here several times. This time I took 3 employees to dinner. Food was outstanding (hope can you go wrong with ham from acorn fed pigs?). Paella was outstanding (de Valencia) although the rabbit off put one person. Wine was excellent (but they were out of multiple bottles I tried to choose). Service lagged at times, waiter in particular seemed very uncomfortable or perhaps unfamiliar with older reds... but he did decant and he did ask if I wished it decanted. As always it is a lively place, so it is not a place to negotiate business, but rather to celebrate life and work.
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