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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.
Las Vegas, NV 89109
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 concept and execution are great at Jaleo: Spanish tapas at an elevated level of creativity. Everything was delicious, but the tiny portions, per dollar, made us chuckle since we have enjoyed wonderful tapas at the local kiosks in Barcelona for a fraction of the price. We don't have large eating capacities so, in the interest of trying several items, we thought we'd share a variety of dishes. One offering is a cone of salmon, but the waiter laughed when we asked to share it, explaining it would be too small to share. He was right. When it was delivered, it actually got a laugh from the neighbors to our sides because it was so miniature. For $5.00, it was one tiny bite. We try not to think of fine dining in these terms, but it was hard not to calculate this as $5 per bite, which made us feel more than decadent. This dish was almost too small to taste, but it did have nice balance and flavor in that one second it existed in our mouths.
The ambience was appropriate for a fun, energetic open restaurant just off the lobby of a posh Vegas hotel. Nothing romantic or atmospheric, in our opinions, and it would have been just right had we not been seated under the brightest lights in the place. Either that one bulb was accidentally a higher wattage than all the others, or else the restaurant designers had some other specific reason for blasting extra light at that table.
Service is fun. It seems that every dish is delivered in groups of at least two servers, even if the second server is carrying something to another table after they leave your table. It's a bit of theatricality that we appreciated with a giggle. Nothing serious about it...just a nice touch.
A few dishes and 3 glasses of wine for the table was over $100 with tip. FYI.
A group of 6 of us went here this week. The menu doesn't state clearly the size of the portions and whilst for example, you get a good sharing plate of calamari , the spicy chorizo is only 4 tiny slices of sausage. V expensive for what it is and there seems to be a huge excess added on just because it is in the hotel. Walk 10 minutes into the strip and there are plenty of good restaurants at half the price.
This is our goto place. We go to Vegas 3x year and we always go here on the first night. Tapas are excellent and the service is quick. This is good if you have a show to go to. We have tried Serrano,s in Aria but prefer this hands down. We order almost everything and they are all tasty. Definitely a place to try for Tapas.
We have been here several times and dine here every time we are at the Cosmopolitan in in Las Vegas. This is really an excellent restaurant. Not only is the food fantastic but, unlike other tapas "wannabes," Jaleo paces your order so that you have a good dining experience. This is undoubtedly the best restaurant at the Cosmopolitan and, along with Julian Serrano at Aria, the only tapas restaurants to visit in Las Vegas. You will never be disappointed here (and the possibility of disappointment at some of the other restaurants at the Cosmopolitan that shall remain nameless (okay, STK and Zuma)) is substantial. I would eat here every day if I could!
Fabulous lunch. Eat like a Spaniard for $25 is the deal of the century. 3 courses, add Paella for $7. Wow. Our server Brandon was again extraordinary. We had him 4 months prior and he was excellent. Started with a salad of mix greens, capers, anchovies.
Then a single large scallop - so good and the famous shrimp with garlic and house-made bread. The paella of the day was chicken & rabbit. Not as flavorful as seafood, but still good. Always a standout, this is one of our fav spots for lunch!
Very special dining! The food is very special. Beautiful service and presentation. Food is perfectly balanced with very special flavors and creativity.
We had the mixed salad, pan tomato, tortilla with chorizo and vegetable paella. All were perfect. Shared by 2, each plate was just the right amount for a true tapas/dinner experience. We splurged with a chocolate dessert and cortado coffee. A wonderful romantic dinner for 2 for our last night in Las Vegas. Thank you, Jaleo, for a most memorable meal! We long to come back to LV just for another experience at Jaleo!
Wanting to try a Jose Andres restaurant but not the $$$ fixed price of E, we picked Jaleo. We found it to be a great value alternative and from all the Spanish restaurants we have tried from Portland to Vancouver to Napa, this was our favorite. You can find Spanish traditional tapas but we settled for the Sea Urchin over Spanish bacon on toast which was so amazing we ordered it twice! The lamb "Costillas de cordero con salsa romero y aioli de miet was so amazing we had to order extra bread to soak up all the sauce. The best was the desert of pan con chocolate. We will definitely be back.
This was probably the worst higher end restaurants we have ever been to. The service was very good but the food was very poor. We ordered the tasting menu which was recommended by the waiter. The first dish was supposed to be a cheese, sausage and bread sticks special. It was no different than something that can be purchased at the market. From there the food improved a touch but was very mediocre at best. We really tried to talk ourselves into that things were going well but, they really were not. For a restaurant that will average over $100 per person, one would expect much more than poor to mediocre food.
The concept is cool... lots of little bites , unique tasty and flavourful. The place gets so busy that items are either forgotten altogether or come out of sequence...waiters seem to have large stations and service is not too attentive, I.e no manager following up...overall it's worth a try , fun vibrant atmosphere in the restaurant .
Im a big fan of Jose Andres and i've tried a lot of his restaurants so I was very excited to try Jaleo but what a big disappointment. The food we ordered was lacking taste, too simple for the price and less than average. Our waitress was very nice and recommended us a nice wine, the ambiance was nice!
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