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Nando's

European, Portuguese
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4839 Bethesda Avenue, Bethesda, MD
301-500-2182
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner

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  • 6
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  • 7
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 3
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Quick healthy lunch

Very good salad, excellent service despite a big carry out crowd.. I was on a low carb, low calorie diet and the selection was quite good.

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 7, 2015
Mary Y
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Bethesda, Maryland
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English first
Bethesda, Maryland
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Very good salad, excellent service despite a big carry out crowd.. I was on a low carb, low calorie diet and the selection was quite good.

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Frederick, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 194 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

First time visitor to Nando's, dined in at this Bethesda Row location one Friday for lunch with some friends. This Portuguese casual dining restaurant chain known for its flame-grilled peri peri chicken was crowded when we went and appeared to be quite popular. It's also right next to a parking garage so I'm sure that helps attract customers. I tried... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

I love Nando's Peruvian Chicken, today I tried their salad for the first time and this was my first time at this location. It was ok. I'll be going back to the bird next time. I did have my usual side order of butternut squash with corn that never dissapoints. The staff at this location were extremely sweet and professional!... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

I realize that this is a chain and not a five star restaurant, but in have heard so much about Peri Peri chicken that I wanted to try some. So we tried here. The menu had different choices from chicken wings to whole chicken and different sauces. The drink included beer, sangria and others. So all was ok until we... More 

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Potomac, Maryland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

I went to Nando's with my wife + 2 kids, as well as with another family of 3. First, this place is pretty kid friendly. We saw lots of people with kids there, ranging from infants to teenagers. Second, you can order beer, wine, and sangria. You've got to order at the counter though - and the food is then... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Ate there tonight for the first time. The food was pretty good for quasi-fastfood, but the overall experience was not good because of pretty severe disorganization. I couldn't find any cutlery (it's at at self-service station) and when I pointed this out to one of the workers, they went back to the kitchen to get some. But didn't come and... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

I have been visiting Nando's peri peri quite often recently. The food is excellent and service is quick. This was my first visit to the Bethesda restaurant. The place is well located near a big parking lot and a lot of dessert places. It does take a while to get used to the ordering at this place. Even though, you... More 

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Lexington, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

The 9.99 buffet is a great value! So many flavors and it's all good! A lot of variety and you can walk to Georgetown Cupcake for dessert!

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Appomattox, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Really good food, always a great experience. I love the fact that I can order my lunch online and pay for it and quickly run in to pick up it. Never spent more than a minute waiting for my food.

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Washington, DC
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301 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

I've been to several Nando's, and this was the worst. The food was the same -- and that is essentially a bit different and a bit mediocre. Chicken is okay and the sides sound more interesting than they are. But this place had a "wait for hostess" sign at the front, but no hostess appeared for a very long time.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4839 Bethesda Avenue, Bethesda, MD
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Bethesda
  • Phone Number: 301-500-2182

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: European, Portuguese
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?