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Nando's

924 Ellsworth Dr, Silver Spring, MD 20910-4401
301-588-7280
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Ranked #38 of 317 restaurants in Silver Spring
Cuisines: Portuguese
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English first
Ottawa, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 via mobile

We went there on a stop over in the Washington DC area. It was a wild guess as we did not know where to go. It ended up in an excellent dinner for us and kids. We took the chicken breast with medium spice and it was just delicious. We also loved the concept of order in at the counter,... More

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Nice day to be out for a brunch and it's the first time I'd be at a nandos anywhere in the states. Fairly good looking restaurant. Didn't fancy the idea of having to go all the way back inside to order having settled at a table outside. Well I had some Mediterranean salad and chicken. My wife had half chicken,... More

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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28 reviews 28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

I frequent the Arlington restaurant for lunch. I usually order from the Silver Spring restaurant for dinner take out. As with most restaurants (in my experience) take out is not as good as eat in. This particular Nando's always seems to be crowded and very busy in the evening. Because of that, there is a long wait for my order.... More

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Prescott, Arizona
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

This chicken is marvelous! There are several flavors, levels of spiciness/hot to choose from and the butternut squash was delicious. We all enjoyed our food, the staff was friendly and we had plenty of leftovers. Now when are they going to start building these in the Western US? Soon, I hope!

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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80 reviews 80 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

I've been to two Nando's locations so far, and had pleasant experiences both times. One time I got a quarter chicken meal and the second I got a chicken salad. It is a nice atmosphere (you can also get a beer or wine with your meal), and you have options as to how spicy you can make your chicken. It... More

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Pegram, TN
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234 reviews 234 reviews
175 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

I really wanted to like this place...it is a warm and inviting place. That said...for a $20 lunch I expected more. I got the wings (voted as one of the best by USA Today) and they were the tiniest little 'full' wings I have ever encountered. Add in the skin and gristle and there was hardly any meat there. What... More

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Seattle, Washington
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

Nando's has great food, awesome service, and great atmosphere at a truly very reasonable price!! It is always a place I visit any time I am in the area!! I wish they had them where I live!!

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Alexandria, Virginia
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100 reviews 100 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

I had my first visit to Nando Peri Peri with a friend who dines there often. You come into the restaurant, pick your own table, take note of the the number, and go to the register to order. You tell the cashier the table number so they can bring your food to you. I had the quarter chicken - breast... More

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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29 reviews 29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

It's tasty chicken, marinated and simply broiled to order, with a variety of tasty sauces to add to your taste. Sides are interesting as well. I was excited when it came to town, since I'd had peri-peri chicken elsewhere, but it's nothing to jump up and down about.

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Ranson, West Virginia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

This is a place with good food and a unique atmosphere. The chicken is especially good. It is a little expensive for what you get.

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