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924 Ellsworth Dr, Silver Spring, MD 20910-4401
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Grilled chicken at its best with dozens of sauces to choose from for your chicken - food comes plain, mild or spicy. Staff is welcoming - menu is diverse - I eat there often. Prices are reasonable - great for families.

Thank NoelleStJohn
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been to a few different locations throughout the area and have never been disappointed. Always solid service and good tasty chicken. I would also recommend the nuts, we got them once and they were delicious.

Thank Christopher P
Cincinnati, Ohio
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83 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After being disappointed that Nando's did not have the chicken livers or the brussel sprouts, I settled on their famously touted grilled wings late night on this past weekend. I was pleasantly surprised. They were small, but very flavorful. Went back the following afternoon and took some back to the hotel for later that evening. I wish I would have... More 

Thank JayWalk7
Silver Spring, Maryland
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71 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

May take a time or two for you to find what's best for you here, but the chicken is as good as most of the world knows, and it's a great place to grab a quick, good dinner. It's noisy, busy, boisterous, but the food comes perfectly cooked and pretty fast. Lots of families; not a romantic hideaway, but you... More 

Thank MackSandy
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016 via mobile

This place is hit or miss. I've had mostly hits though. The AC wasn't working so it made eating a spicey lunch a little uncomfortable. The chicken their signature is always grilled to perfection and to my desired spice level. Their side dishes however are inconsistent. The garlic bread is HUGE but usually comes out cold. The avocado is sometimes... More 

Thank thetrustedtraveler1
Highlands, New Jersey
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277 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

Great chicken livers, wings and kale salad. Although ordering is different. The food is good. Nice light lunch and a good location.

Thank JDRolle R
Silver Spring, Maryland
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25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016

I usually love Nando's but I had to walk out of the location in downtown Silver Spring yesterday. A friend and I were seated and told to go up to the counter and order our food. There were at least six staff in the kitchen area. They were having a lively debate and they were all eating and drinking while... More 

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Ringoes, New Jersey
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151 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016

I see this chain all over the world, UK, Australia, UAE, Singapore and was very curious to try it, figuring that they must have done something right to have such worldwide success. My expectation was hyped when I entered a stylishly decorated restaurant with a friendly and helpful host (even though it is an "order at the counter" restaurant and... More 

Thank CannotEatPrestige
Garnerville, New York
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83 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2015

There were 17 of us and they handled the crowd amazingly well. I ordered the Butternut Salad and was surprised at how spicy it was, but all seemed very happy with their food. I definetly would try this restaurant again.

Thank Joy E
Arlington, Virginia
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63 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015

This is a chain restaurant that is very consistent and good quality. I really like the chicken pita and their red skin mashed potatoes.

Thank Richard B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 924 Ellsworth Dr, Silver Spring, MD 20910-4401
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Silver Spring
  • Phone Number: 301-588-7280

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