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191 American Way, National Harbor, MD 20745-1572
+1 301-686-8388
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good43%
  • Average17%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“peri peri” (21 reviews)
“chicken” (131 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
191 American Way, National Harbor, MD 20745-1572
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just a few blocks from the Harbor. Nice atmosphere, good food and beer. Service was a little slow for not being real busy.

Thank JoAnne B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A relatively simple concept - marinated chicken with an array of sides (like corn on the cob, potatoes, etc), yet the flavor was fantastic! A nice, healthy, solid first meal for me and my family when we arrived! We were referred by our hotel staff...More

Thank Michele1012013
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were visiting from out of town and we happened to be near Nando's at dinnertime. My kids loved the kid's meals. The unlimited dole whip was a great surprise! My husband got the wings and I got the chicken. The sauces were excellent. We...More

Thank 1beachfun
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Looking for quick dinner in National Harbor. The guy at the door gave us a rundown as to how the restaurant works, he seats you at a table & then you go to the counter to order & pay. Ordered the whole chicken with 2...More

Thank DeeDeeF1980
Reviewed August 14, 2017

We enjoyed th platter for two with the medium peri peri sauce. It's a fun place and costs less than other restaurants in the area.

Thank Mary P
Reviewed August 12, 2017

I had never been there and didn't know the flow of ordering, finding a table, etc. and staff was not very friendly or helpful in that process. Food was just okay; thankfully it was cheap.

Thank MsBlessed J
Reviewed August 8, 2017

Fast casual eats specializing in chicken. You can a good sando here or a quarter or half succulent bird with many sides to choose from. Not dry and good smokey flavor. Order at the counter, get a number, someone will deliver your food. Sit outdoors....More

Thank briankulaf
Reviewed July 29, 2017 via mobile

We went there on a Friday evening when it was raining outside. The food was good (salad) but this is a very interesting place. I'm going to point out something unusual: whoever designed the flooring for this place is a complete idiot. It was raining...More

Thank BenGlassLaw
Reviewed July 27, 2017

We stopped in here 30 mins before they closed and they said we could only do 'take out'. We ordered 4 chicken sandwiches and waited about 30 mins. They tout their different sauces and we tried them all while waiting. They didn't appeal to anyone...More

Thank gwevans
Reviewed July 24, 2017 via mobile

I go to the harbor quite often had never tried this place before but we were going for my daughter's birthday and she's a vegetarian and they seem to have a few vegetarian dishes to choose from.. you order at the register and pay for...More

Thank Carmellatte
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 191 American Way, National Harbor, MD 20745-1572
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  National Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 301-686-8388
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