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Jaleo Bar de Tapas

Emilio Castelar 121, Mexico City 11510, Mexico
+52 55 5281 8970
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good39%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“tapas” (13 reviews)
“paella” (2 reviews)
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Emilio Castelar 121, Mexico City 11510, Mexico
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Little place facing Lincoln park. Great food, nice place but tiny and the amazing specials board was only in Spanish and with no offer to help us non Spanish readers (they did get us one English menu for the regular tapas.) Also kindly kept my...More

Thank LucyLongden
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

This place is by far the best place to eat tapas. They have a wide selection of them, excellent options of wine by the glass. The place is actually run by the owner (you can spot her in the afternoon) and her children, who are...More

Thank gonz1974
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Very nice little place with good Spanish wines and very good tapas. I had pimentos a la Padron and several other tapas including a beautiful escalivada. Well priced bottle of Ribera del Duero accompanied our unassuming meal. The only non-spanish thing were Mezcals ordered after...More

1  Thank David D
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Jaleo is a great low key Tapas Bar in the Polanco neighborhood. It's where you can come an enjoy amazing tapas in a intimate unassuming restaurant. The service is very good as well as the variety of options on the menu. Highly recommended to experience...More

Thank A M
Reviewed 9 March 2016 via mobile

Had an excellent dinner of tapas and sangria with some good friends. We went on a Tuesday night and ordered a couple of pulpo (octopus) tapas and a few others including the beef and the potato cakes. The food was excellent and the service was...More

Thank analyst2
Reviewed 24 November 2015 via mobile

Excellent! It was like to feel in the culinary space of the flavors, sounds and feelings of the Iberian peninsula. It was like getting back to tapas in San Sebastian with high quality. Great place to sit outside or indoors. Great variety of tapas, nice...More

Thank EdwinDeHaas
Reviewed 19 October 2015 via mobile

I arrived probably too early but got excellent service nonetheless! I was able to sample a variety of tapas coupled with a very good catalonian wine. Started with some shrimp croquettes that were a flavor explosion in the mouth. Then had a "pulguita if solomillo,...More

Thank Juan Manuel C
Reviewed 5 October 2015

Really enjoyed our dinner with cousins at Jaleo, all the tapas dishes and drinks we ordered were delicious. We just couldn't get enough. However some dishes are pricey and on the smaller side, the bill can add up quickly. Other than that a delicious place...More

Thank anlof9
Reviewed 3 August 2015

one of the best restaurants i've been to anywhere, certainly the best in DF. Would definitely recommend to anyone! just a short ride from down! they efficiently handled our large party of 9.

Thank ekramer
Reviewed 28 July 2015

It is a great place to spend a nice afternoon with friends. The vibe is super casual, the service and the food is great... Do not miss the chocolate dessert with olive oil and sea salt! Is amazing!

Thank Dany_Andrade
Poshness defines Polanco, this wealthy neighborhood
retains elegance unmatched elsewhere in Distrito
Federal. Brunch in the Polanquito area, then keep up
with the latest fashion trends in luxury boutiques
around every corner. Top it off with beautiful cafés
and restaurants that surround Lincoln Park, a treat to
the senses thanks to the art decó architecture and
high quality gourmet cuisine found here.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
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Open Hours
13:00 - 18:00
13:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 12:00
13:00 - 12:00
13:00 - 12:00
13:00 - 12:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Emilio Castelar 121, Mexico City 11510, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Mexico City>  > Polanco
  • Neighbourhood: Polanco
  • Phone Number: +52 55 5281 8970
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