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“Deliciously Different”
Review of Nando's

Nando's
Ranked #148 of 3,383 Restaurants in Washington DC
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: African, International
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout
Neighborhood: Downtown / Chinatown
Reviewed September 26, 2011

Nando's Peri Peri has a lot to offer and none of it is run-of-the-mill. Even the "naked" chicken has a little bite to it, but nothing that will make you gasp. Everything is delcious, fresh, and creative. The sangria comes in "jugs" that can easily be shared and are well worth the (quite reasonable) investment.

Thank honeykbee
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Reviewed September 25, 2011

A fun place with great value. Order at the counter and the wait staff delivers the food. Food came fast, even though they were crowded. Veggie burger and garden salad were both very good. Service was with a smile. Only issue is noise level.

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Reviewed September 23, 2011

This restaurant is expanding in the DC area. There is another outpost in downtown Silver Spring, which we tried last month, and we highly recommend it.

If you like hot, spicy food, go ahead and order all the way, otherwise you might want to calibrate to the middle range on your first visit. The sauces are available so you can bring up the hotness if you like.

Great seating, lighting, bathrooms, ambiance. Wonderful prices. Get the Rewards card and earn free food on repeat visits!

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Thank CraftsmanTraveler
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Reviewed September 20, 2011

Moist, spicy, tasty chicken. The peri-peri sauce is applied when they cook it and you can put more on. Sides I've had (grilled corn on the cob, coles slaw) were excellent. In fact, the sides were better than the chicken! I've went three times to the location off Connecticut Avenue. Service is excellent. Only minor nits: a half-chicken a side and a drink is almost $15, and the drinking fountain is like a five-guys. Seems that most every lunch in this town is about $15. So it's just a little epensive, but the chicken and sides are great!

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Thank throckmortonSanaa
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Reviewed September 19, 2011

Nando's peri-peri is known for their.chicken but as vegetarians we were skeptical of what choices we would have there. We were not.disappointed as several items on the menu were available for us sans meat. While meat-eaters would be much better off here, we found the portabella mushroom wrap delicious with its yummy spicy jelly and the mashed red potatoes were very tasty as well. The food is served quickly and the atmosphere is great. Artwork from South Africa has been commissioned by Nando's and the colorful, creative pieces grace the walls there while providing the artists with funding to continue their work. A great place that is very reasonably priced in an area where most eateries are very expensive.

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Thank MeantToBe521
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