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819 7th St NW, Ste 100, Washington DC, DC 20001-3762
+1 202-898-1225
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Chicago, Illinois
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310 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 381 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2012

Nando's has the best chicken I've ever tasted. It's so tender and juicy. The sauces are yummy. My friends and I shared an appetizer of olives and a pitcher of sangria. I ordered the quarter chicken with medium hot sauce, mashed red potatoes, and garlic bread. Everyone at our table cleaned their plates. It's affordable dining. Order at the register... More 

Thank krawner
Springfield, VA
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195 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2012

fell in love with Nando's when I lived in So. Africa. Thank goodness it is finally here! I think the chicken sandwiches are the best flavor, most distinctive peri-peri, though the chicken plates are good too. Butternut squash is a fabulous add to the US menu.

Thank Laurie_B_VA
Wales, United Kingdom
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220 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2012

Visited Nando's here in D.C. in April 2012. Staff were excellent, food was lovely. Had a pitcher of Sangria and service was brilliant. Recommended.

Thank enzyme25
Tampa, Florida
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48 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2012

I had a veggie burger with pineapple and a tangy sauce followed by soft serve dark chocolate frozen yogurt. My boyfriend had melt in your mouth chicken. Great location after walking around DC all day. Service was way above average.

Thank Tressa W
New England
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130 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2012

We enjoyed lunch here. It was fresh, delicious, and reasonable. Everyone enjoyed their meal. Service was good.

Thank Far_and_Away_4Us
New Jersey
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373 reviews
263 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 199 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2012

We were visiting our son in DC and stopped in NPP for lunch. We all enjoyed our meal. I had the ¼ chicken breast and wing – very good My wife ordered the Butternut and Couscous salad with grilled chicken – very good My son ordered the Mediterranean Salad with grilled chicken – very good Very nice menu with selections... More 

Thank saveroom4dessert
New York
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125 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2012

I had the very first try of the foods when I was travelling at London. When I back from London, I google to see if any Nando in the States. I was so glad there are couple of Nando at DC. I am not a big meat eater, but the chicken was really good as well as the side dishes.... More 

Thank MenglembuMag
Chesapeake Beach, Maryland
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2012

Met some colleagues here. It was the second time I tried it. The first time I had a chicken sandwich which I thought was pretty plain. This time I had the butternut squash and couscous salad. It was amazing, and everyone wished they had ordered this. Five stars for this item. We sat at a table and were pretty surprised... More 

Thank jonesygrrl
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2012

Outstanding hummus, generous portions and great chicken. A good stop for out of towners, but draws a crowd at lunch.

Thank Sharon C
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2012

Like their hot sauce and can be used for anything. Staff are nice and the place is running more like a Cafeteria style. Reasonable price.

Thank thewilson5

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
International, Portuguese
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Dining on a budget, Large groups, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 819 7th St NW, Ste 100, Washington DC, DC 20001-3762
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Downtown / Chinatown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown / Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +1 202-898-1225

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?