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Jaleo

2250-A Crystal Drive
Arlington, VA 22202
www.jaleo.com

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Embutido y quesos
Jamon Iberico 'Fermin'$14.00
From the famous, black-footed Iberico pigs
Jamon Serrano 'Fermin'$10.00
10 month salt-cured Serrano ham
Chorizo 'Palacios'$8.00
A slightly spicy cured pork sausage, seasoned with pimenton and garlic
Lomo embuchado 'Palacios'$10.00
Cured pork loin with a smoky flavor and seasoned with herbs
Selection of Spanish cured meats$22.00
Your Choice of Two$11.00
(add Jamon Iberico $5.00)
Pasamontes Manchego, D.O. Manchego$6.00
Sheep's milk cheese, sweet and tangy. 1/2 oz.
Murcia al vino, D.O. Murcia$6.00
Semi soft goat's milk cheese bathed in red wine with a balance of salt and acidity. 1/2 oz.
Cana de cabra, D.O. Murcia$6.00
Soft goat's milk cheese, sweet and salty. 1/2 oz.
Idiazabal, D.O. Idiazabal$6.00
Sheep's milk cheese, smoked, nutty flavor. 1/2 oz.
Garrotxa, D.O. Catalonia$6.00
Semi soft goat's milk cheese, delicate flavors of milk and a hit of nuttiness. 1/2 oz.
Picon, D.O. Picon$6.00
Blue cheese of sheep, cow and goat's milk 1/2 oz.
Selection of all cheeses$16.00
Pan con tomate $3.00
Toasted slices of rustic bread brushed with fresh tomatoes
Pan con tomate with Serrano Ham $8.00
Pan con tomate with Pasamontes farmhouse Manchego $7.00
Pan con tomate with Spanish anchovies $8.50
Sopas
Gazpacho estilo Algeciras $6.50
A classic chilled Spanish soup made with tomatoes, cucumbers, onions, peppers, bread and sharpened with Sherry vinegar
Sopa de cebolla y tomillo con queso Idiazabal $8.50
Caramelized onion and thyme soup with poached egg and Idiazabal cheese
Sopa de pescado "Va por ti, Clemente!" $9.50
A traditional fisherman's soup with mussels, shrimp, cockle clams and monkfish
Ajo blanco Malagueno con uvas $8.00
Traditional white gazpacho of Malaga with grapes
Ensaladas
Ensalada de remolacha con citricos $9.00
Salad of red beets, citrus, Picon cheese and pistachios with Sherry dressing
Ensalada verde con queso Idiazabal $8.50
Mixed greens with Idiazabal cheese, anchovies and garlic anchovy dressing
Ensalada campera $10.50
Salad of conserved tuna, fingerling potatoes, green beans, tomatoes and hard boiled eggs
Xato' $9.00
Frisee salad with romesco sauce, eggs, olives, anchovies & bread
Bocatas
Bocata de butifarra con pimientos del piquillo $9.50
Grilled pork sausage sandwich with 'piquillo' confit
Pepito de buey con cebolla y queso picon $11.00
Grilled sirloin sandwich with roasted onions and picon sauce
Bocata de pollo Menorquino $9.50
Sandwich of fried chicken breast stuffed with Mahon cheese and sobrasada
Bocata de jamon y queso Manchego $9.00
Classic sandwich of Spanish ham and Manchego cheese with tomato fresco
Bocata de cangrejo y bacalao $11.50
Sandwich of crab salad and seared cod
Bocata de cordero asado $9.00
Thinly sliced lamb topped with a salad of tomatoes and olives
Bocata de escalivada y atun en conserva 'Jose Serrats' $8.50 (Vegetarian option - $7.00)
A sandwich of roasted vegetables, tuna and hard boiled egg
All sandwiches come with the option of: Spanish potato salad, 'Pipirrana': a tomato, cucumber and green pepper salad, Spanish potato chips, Romaine salad with Idiazabal cheese, Glass of gazpacho
Ensaladas del almuerzo
Pipirrana con pollo $8.50
Pipirrana' salad with chopped grilled chicken, green peppers, cucumbers and tomatoes with sherry dressing
Ensalada "Aqui too er mundo cozina" $9.00
Escalivada' roasted onions, eggplant and pepper salad with tuna, eggs and olives
Ensalada verde con queso Manchego, nueces, anchoas, piquillos y aceitunas $9.00
Mixed green salad with Manchego cheese, walnuts, anchovies, 'piquillos,' green olives and onions
Tapas modernas
Chistorra envuelta en patata frita $7.00
Slightly spicy chorizo wrapped in a crispy potato
Manzanas con hinojo y queso Manchego $7.00
Sliced apples and fennel salad with Manchego cheese, walnuts and Sherry dressing
Ensalada de judias verdes $7.00
Warm green bean salad with apricots and Serrano ham
Esparragos blancos con yogur y aceitunas negras $8.00
White asparagus with yogurt and black olives
Patatas bravas - 2009 $6.00
Fried fingerling potatoes with spicy tomato sauce and aioli
Erizos de mar con pipirrana $6.50
A spoonful of sea urchin with diced peppers, tomatoes and cucumbers
Mejillones en escabeche $6.00
Mussels marinated in vinegar and paprika olive oil
Huevo frito con caviar $12.00
Caviar on top of a fried organic egg
Tapas clasicas
Ensaladilla rusa $5.50
A classic Spanish salad of potatoes, imported conserved tuna and mayonnaise
Croquetas de pollo $6.50
Traditional chicken fritters
Espinacas a la Catalana $6.00
Sauteed spinach, pine nuts, raisins and apples
Tortilla de patatas $6.50
Spanish omelet with potatoes and onions
Gambas al ajillo $8.50
The very, very famous tapa of shrimp sauteed with garlic and guindilla pepper
Escalivada Catalana $6.00
Roasted red peppers, eggplant and sweet onions drizzled with Sherry dressing
Datiles con tocino 'como hace todo el mundo' $6.50
Fried dates wrapped in bacon
Papas arrugas $6.00
Canary Island-style wrinkled baby potatoes served with mojo verde
Verduras
Cebolla asada con queso Picon $6.50
Roasted sweet onions, pine nuts and Picon cheese
Alcachofas con citricos $9.50
Stewed artichokes with citrus segments
Pimientos del piquillo rellenos de queso $7.00
Seared piquillo peppers filled with goat cheese
Arroz cremoso de setas $7.50
Wild mushroom rice with Idiazabal cheese
Trigueros con romesco $7.00
Grilled asparagus with romesco sauce
Tortilla de mongetes y setas $6.50
White bean and wild mushroom omelet
Setas al ajillo $6.50
Organic Tuscarora Farm mushrooms sauteed with garlic and herbs
Tallos tiernos de guisante con salsa de romesco $7.50
Snow peas and sugar snap peas with garlic, mint, and romesco sauce
Remolacha con citricos $6.50
Salad of red beets, citrus, Picon cheese and pistachios with Sherry dressing
Coliflor salteada con aceitunas y frutos secos $6.50
Sauteed cauliflower with dates, nuts and olives
Endibias con queso de cabra y naranjas $6.50
Endives with goat cheese, oranges and almonds
Pescados y mariscos
Calamares a la Romana $7.00
Fried squid served with aioli
Lubina con vinagreta de ajos y romero $11.50
Seared sea bass with rosemary garlic dressing
Bunuelos de bacalao $8.50
Fried salt cod fritters with honey aioli
Rossejat' $11.00
Traditional fried pasta, paella style, with shrimp and cooked in a seafood broth
Vieiras con remolacha y pistachos $8.00
Seared scallops, pistachios, raspberries and red beet dressing
Ensalad de bacalao con naranjas y aceitunas negras $7.50
Salt cod with oranges, black olives and Sherry dressing
Gambas con gabardina $11.50
Batter-fried shrimp with caper mayonnaise
Trucha a la Navarra $9.00
Seared trout wrapped in Serrano ham
Atun blanco con pipirrana y vinagre de Petro Ximenez $11.50
Seared rare Yellowtail Kingfish with diced red and green peppers, diced tomatoes and PX dressing
Mejillones al vapor $8.00
Prince Edward Island mussels steamed with a bay leaf and a pinch of salt
Calamares con pinones y Pedro Ximenez $8.50
Seared fresh calamari with pine nut praline and reduction of PX
Pulpo a la Gallega 'Maestro Alfonso' $8.00
Boiled octopus with potato, pimenton and olive oil
Zamburinas al Albarino $10.00
Seared bay scallops with sofrito, Serrano ham and Albarino wine
Carnes
Butifarra casera con 'mongetes' "Danial Patrick Moynihan" $8.50
Homemade grilled pork sausage with sauteed white beans
Lomo de buey $10.50
Grilled Hanger steak with piquillo peppers
Costillas de buey guisadas en vino tinto $11.00
Beef short ribs braised in red wine served with potato puree
Codorniz con salsa de romero y aioli con miel $10.50
Grilled quail with rosemary sauce and honey aioli
Pollo al ajillo con salsa verde $6.50
Grilled marinated chicken served with parsley puree and garlic sauce
Chorizo casero tradicional $9.00
Homemade traditional chorizo with potato puree
Cordero a la brasa con salsa de romero $11.50
Grilled lamb chops with rosemary sauce
Ensalada tibia de manitas de cerdo $7.50
Warm terrine of pig's foot and apple salad
Paellas
Serves 2 to 4. Available until 30 minutes before closing.
Rossejat' $32.00
Traditional fried pasta, paella style, with shrimp and cooked in a seafood broth
Paella de pollo y setas silvestres $34.00
A traditional paella of chicken and chef selected mushrooms
Arroz a banda con gambas $38.00
Literally meaning "rice apart from the shrimp," a signature dish of Mari Carmen Velez, paella master and chef of La Sirena in Alicante, made with shrimp and cuttlefish
Arroz negro con sepia $32.00
Black rice with cuttlefish and aioli
Paella de verduras de temporada y setas silvestres $30.00
A paella of assorted seasonal vegetables
Embutido y quesos
Jamon Iberico 'Fermin'$14.00
From the famous, black-footed Iberico pigs
Jamon Serrano 'Fermin'$10.00
10 month salt-cured Serrano ham
Chorizo 'Palacios'$8.00
A slightly spicy cured pork sausage, seasoned with pimenton and garlic
Lomo embuchado 'Palacios'$10.00
Cured pork loin with a smoky flavor and seasoned with herbs
Selection of Spanish cured meats$22.00
Your Choice of Two$11.00
(add Jamon Iberico $5.00)
Pasamontes Manchego, D.O. Manchego$6.00
Sheep's milk cheese, sweet and tangy. 1/2 oz.
Murcia al vino, D.O. Murcia$6.00
Semi soft goat's milk cheese bathed in red wine with a balance of salt and acidity. 1/2 oz.
Cana de cabra, D.O. Murcia$6.00
Soft goat's milk cheese, sweet and salty. 1/2 oz.
Idiazabal, D.O. Idiazabal$6.00
Sheep's milk cheese, smoked, nutty flavor. 1/2 oz.
Garrotxa, D.O. Catalonia$6.00
Semi soft goat's milk cheese, delicate flavors of milk and a hit of nuttiness. 1/2 oz.
Picon, D.O. Picon$6.00
Blue cheese of sheep, cow and goat's milk 1/2 oz.
Selection of all cheeses$16.00
Pan con tomate $3.00
Toasted slices of rustic bread brushed with fresh tomatoes
Pan con tomate with Serrano Ham $8.00
Pan con tomate with Pasamontes farmhouse Manchego $7.00
Pan con tomate with Spanish anchovies $8.50
Sopas
Gazpacho estilo Algeciras $6.50
A classic chilled Spanish soup made with tomatoes, cucumbers, onions, peppers, bread and sharpened with Sherry vinegar
Sopa de cebolla y tomillo con queso Idiazabal $8.50
Caramelized onion and thyme soup with poached egg and Idiazabal cheese
Sopa de pescado "Va por ti, Clemente!" $9.50
A traditional fisherman's soup with mussels, shrimp, cockle clams and monkfish
Ajo blanco Malagueno con uvas $8.00
Traditional white gazpacho of Malaga with grapes
Ensaladas
Ensalada de remolacha con citricos $9.00
Salad of red beets, citrus, Picon cheese and pistachios with Sherry dressing
Ensalada verde con queso Idiazabal $8.50
Mixed greens with Idiazabal cheese, anchovies and garlic anchovy dressing
Ensalada campera $10.50
Salad of conserved tuna, fingerling potatoes, green beans, tomatoes and hard boiled eggs
Xato' $9.00
Frisee salad with romesco sauce, eggs, olives, anchovies & bread
Tapas modernas
Chistorra envuelta en patata frita $7.00
Slightly spicy chorizo wrapped in a crispy potato
Manzanas con hinojo y queso Manchego $7.00
Sliced apples and fennel salad with Manchego cheese, walnuts and Sherry dressing
Ensalada de judias verdes $7.00
Warm green bean salad with apricots and Serrano ham
Esparragos blancos con yogur y aceitunas negras $8.00
White asparagus with yogurt and black olives
Patatas bravas - 2009 $6.00
Fried fingerling potatoes with spicy tomato sauce and aioli
Erizos de mar con pipirrana $6.50
A spoonful of sea urchin with diced peppers, tomatoes and cucumbers
Mejillones en escabeche $6.00
Mussels marinated in vinegar and paprika olive oil
Huevo frito con caviar $12.00
Caviar on top of a fried organic egg
Tapas clasicas
Ensaladilla rusa $5.50
A classic Spanish salad of potatoes, imported conserved tuna and mayonnaise
Croquetas de pollo $6.50
Traditional chicken fritters
Espinacas a la Catalana $6.00
Sauteed spinach, pine nuts, raisins and apples
Tortilla de patatas $6.50
Spanish omelet with potatoes and onions
Gambas al ajillo $8.50
The very, very famous tapa of shrimp sauteed with garlic and guindilla pepper
Escalivada Catalana $6.00
Roasted red peppers, eggplant and sweet onions drizzled with Sherry dressing
Datiles con tocino 'como hace todo el mundo' $6.50
Fried dates wrapped in bacon
Papas arrugas $6.00
Canary Island-style wrinkled baby potatoes served with mojo verde
Verduras
Cebolla asada con queso Picon $6.50
Roasted sweet onions, pine nuts and Picon cheese
Alcachofas con citricos $9.50
Stewed artichokes with citrus segments
Pimientos del piquillo rellenos de queso $7.00
Seared piquillo peppers filled with goat cheese
Arroz cremoso de setas $7.50
Wild mushroom rice with Idiazabal cheese
Trigueros con romesco $7.00
Grilled asparagus with romesco sauce
Tortilla de mongetes y setas $6.50
White bean and wild mushroom omelet
Setas al ajillo $6.50
Organic Tuscarora Farm mushrooms sauteed with garlic and herbs
Tallos tiernos de guisante con salsa de romesco $7.50
Snow peas and sugar snap peas with garlic, mint, and romesco sauce
Remolacha con citricos $6.50
Salad of red beets, citrus, Picon cheese and pistachios with Sherry dressing
Coliflor salteada con aceitunas y frutos secos $6.50
Sauteed cauliflower with dates, nuts and olives
Endibias con queso de cabra y naranjas $6.50
Endives with goat cheese, oranges and almonds
Pescados y mariscos
Calamares a la Romana $7.00
Fried squid served with aioli
Lubina con vinagreta de ajos y romero $11.50
Seared sea bass with rosemary garlic dressing
Bunuelos de bacalao $8.50
Fried salt cod fritters with honey aioli
Rossejat' $11.00
Traditional fried pasta, paella style, with shrimp and cooked in a seafood broth
Vieiras con remolacha y pistachos $8.00
Seared scallops, pistachios, raspberries and red beet dressing
Ensalad de bacalao con naranjas y aceitunas negras $7.50
Salt cod with oranges, black olives and Sherry dressing
Gambas con gabardina $11.50
Batter-fried shrimp with caper mayonnaise
Trucha a la Navarra $9.00
Seared trout wrapped in Serrano ham
Atun blanco con pipirrana y vinagre de Petro Ximenez $11.50
Seared rare Yellowtail Kingfish with diced red and green peppers, diced tomatoes and PX dressing
Mejillones al vapor $8.00
Prince Edward Island mussels steamed with a bay leaf and a pinch of salt
Calamares con pinones y Pedro Ximenez $8.50
Seared fresh calamari with pine nut praline and reduction of PX
Pulpo a la Gallega 'Maestro Alfonso' $8.00
Boiled octopus with potato, pimenton and olive oil
Zamburinas al Albarino $10.00
Seared bay scallops with sofrito, Serrano ham and Albarino wine
Carnes
Butifarra casera con 'mongetes' "Danial Patrick Moynihan" $8.50
Homemade grilled pork sausage with sauteed white beans
Lomo de buey $10.50
Grilled Hanger steak with piquillo peppers
Costillas de buey guisadas en vino tinto $11.00
Beef short ribs braised in red wine served with potato puree
Codorniz con salsa de romero y aioli con miel $10.50
Grilled quail with rosemary sauce and honey aioli
Pollo al ajillo con salsa verde $6.50
Grilled marinated chicken served with parsley puree and garlic sauce
Chorizo casero tradicional $9.00
Homemade traditional chorizo with potato puree
Cordero a la brasa con salsa de romero $11.50
Grilled lamb chops with rosemary sauce
Ensalada tibia de manitas de cerdo $7.50
Warm terrine of pig's foot and apple salad
Paellas
Serves 2 to 4. Available until 30 minutes before closing.
Rossejat' $32.00
Traditional fried pasta, paella style, with shrimp and cooked in a seafood broth
Paella de pollo y setas silvestres $34.00
A traditional paella of chicken and chef selected mushrooms
Arroz a banda con gambas $38.00
Literally meaning "rice apart from the shrimp," a signature dish of Mari Carmen Velez, paella master and chef of La Sirena in Alicante, made with shrimp and cuttlefish
Arroz negro con sepia $32.00
Black rice with cuttlefish and aioli
Paella de verduras de temporada y setas silvestres $30.00
A paella of assorted seasonal vegetables
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