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85 Forest Drive, Forest Plaza, Annapolis, MD 21401
+1 410-266-7580
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“tapas” (129 reviews)
“guacamole” (46 reviews)
“paella” (21 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
85 Forest Drive, Forest Plaza, Annapolis, MD 21401
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

In a strip mall and understated, this place out-performs! We shared a pitcher of sangria and about 8 tapas among 6 people and we were very happy! I think the croquetas were my favorite, but they were all good!

Thank Colleen P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife had the shrimp fajitas and I had the duck along with fried calamari. There's a reason this place is top rated. Very classy and high end food. Love it.

Thank Liquid114
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I met a friend here on a Sunday night, and there was a short wait, but we were able to sit in the bar area until our names were called. The place was packed! Our waiter was friendly and relaxed, so our dining experience was...More

Thank BiscuitSouth
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

I have been here a few times and this is one of the best restaurants in the area. From the line at the door most people here know that as well! I always opt for the Spanish food instead of the Mexican because the flavors...More

Thank Jennifer S
Reviewed 22 May 2017

You won't believe driving up to this place that it's going to be amazing inside, but it is. Warm staff, inviting atmosphere and incredible food! Lots of choices, all authentic, all delicious. The Happy Hour in the bar is really great if you can make...More

Thank gopjennyg
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

Whenever friends and I go to eat at Jalapeños during the week, the restaurant is packed. The owner, Gonzalez often welcomes you at the door and takes you to your table. Here you can have as much or as little food as you desire. Many...More

Thank Elizabeth L
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Jalapeno's is a place to go when you want to have a lot of different tastes and a good glass of wine. The quality of its tapas offerings is uniformly outstanding, and the service is friendly and efficient.

Thank Kathleen S
Reviewed 20 March 2017

I was an out-of-towner brought here by a regular. The owner is usually managing the desk on premises and is a charmer. It's in a plain strip mall and looks unassuming, but the interior is charming and food just outstanding. It's a blend of Mexican...More

Thank Dawn M
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Don't let the location (an old strip mall) of this place fool you as the food certainly outshines the location. This the 4th time I've been here, and have had something different each time minus once and have never been disappointed. Regardless of the entree...More

Thank StackyMaryland
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

I remember the first time I visited the restaurant. It was a great experience and I really enjoyed the decilicous food. I want to thank the especial attention provided from the owner, Gonzalo is such a great manager.

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Response from Lisa H | Reviewed this property |
Agree with John B. You will have lots of options...from excellent appetizers, to small plates, to main entrees. Their guacamole is extraordinary, served in a heavy iron kettle with freshly made corn chips. That alone could... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 85 Forest Drive, Forest Plaza, Annapolis, MD 21401
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Annapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 410-266-7580
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