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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 good38%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“tapas” (15 reviews)
“brie” (3 reviews)
“paella” (2 reviews)
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1:00 PM - 12:00 PM Hours
Bar, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Emilio Castelar 121, Mexico City 11510, Mexico
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Reviewed 15 April 2018

we entered although the facade didn't promised much. But tapas was just what we wanted and... what a surprise!! after working and living in Spain for several years, i cannot find a real tapas bar outside Spain. well... until today. we went for drinks and...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank SabaOmer
Reviewed 31 December 2017 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

Date of visit: December 2017
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

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank gonz1974
Reviewed 17 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

Date of visit: March 2017
1  Thank David D
Reviewed 3 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

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank A M
Reviewed 10 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

Date of visit: March 2016
Thank analyst2
Reviewed 25 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

Date of visit: November 2015
Thank EdwinDeHaas
Reviewed 20 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

Date of visit: October 2015
Thank travelerjmc
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

Date of visit: September 2015
Thank anlof9
Reviewed 4 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.

Date of visit: July 2015
Thank ekramer
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Open Hours
1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
1:00 PM - 11:00 PM
1:00 PM - 11:00 PM
1:00 PM - 12:00 PM
1:00 PM - 12:00 PM
1:00 PM - 12:00 PM
1:00 PM - 12:00 PM
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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