Jaleo is a Spanish restaurant by Chef José Andrés’ ThinkFoodGroup.
Jaleo features an extensive menu of tapas that showcase traditional and contemporary Spanish cuisine such as paella (cooked over a wood fire), hand-carved Jamon Iberico de Bellota, and wood-grilled Iberico pork.
This Signature dining experience in Disney Springs is the first Florida location for Jaleo, which has four other locations in the United States.
Chef José Andrés’ has been named as one of Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People in 2012 and 2018 as well as Humanitarian of the Year by the James Beard Foundation. He was also nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize in 2019 for disaster relief work through World Central Kitchen, the non-profit organization he founded in 2010.
Service: Table Service
Type of Food: Spanish Cuisine (tapas, paellas, and more)
Location: Disney Springs West Side
Disney Dining Plan: Yes, 2-credit signature dining
Tables in Wonderland: Yes
- The multi-level restaurant also has a grab-and-go storefront serving Spanish-style sandwiches called Pepe.
Disney Food Blog Posts Mentioning Jaleo
Popular Dishes: Paella, Iberico Ham, Torta Pascualete