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819 7th St NW, Ste 100, Washington DC, DC 20001-3762
+1 202-898-1225
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good38%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“piri piri” (49 reviews)
“chicken” (254 reviews)
“portuguese rice” (14 reviews)
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11:00 - 23:00 Hours
Portuguese, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
819 7th St NW, Ste 100, Washington DC, DC 20001-3762
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Fresh food and good quality. But busy around lunch time but service is decent. limited vegetarian options. Chicken is not halal but there take home dressings are labeled veggie /Halal.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank IKSheikh
Reviewed 8 November 2018 via mobile

Nandos is a chain of restaurants which serves delicious chicken dishes with their signature sauces. All their sauces are worth the try. A must visit

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Munchy M
Reviewed 2 November 2018

At first, I wasn't a fan of Nando's PERi-PERi since I don't love meat on the bone (no wings for me!). However, now that I know they are much more than chicken on the bone, I am a fan. Here's why: 1) History: They are...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank austing536
Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

As a British family living in the US Nando's is one of the restaurants my kids have missed. So when we visited Washington it was a must. We even had to buy the sauces to take home! For me it's just spicy chicken and chips...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Claint5
Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

Visited on a weeknight as I was at a conference and brought the kiddos. Place was a.bit chaotic initially as we didn't know how it worked. Cashier was a bit.pushy about ordering more or at.least it felt like it to me. However...food was really tasty!...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank whlnatalia
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

Have been several times, but decided to write it up now! Went there with a group of colleagues and went with the pitcher of sangria, peri peri chicken and the awesome macho peas on the side. The group consensus was “excellent” with all but 2...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Spruije
Reviewed 6 October 2018

Impressions- Gluten friendly, modern clean mixed wood hue floors, tables and chairs with one exposed brick wall, adequate service of bringing the food to your table after ordering and paying at the counter, its all about the PERi-PERi chicken, inexpensive, limited inexpensive wine list The...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank JRAJ444
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

Went there for lunch based on its high TripAdvisor ranking. Had the special chicken dish with rice and salad greens. It was well done and tasted great!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank raymondsI2995IP
Reviewed 9 September 2018

I went into Nando's just to get out of the heat. I ordered the Sangria and Pita with hummus. The atmosphere is very nice and the Sangria was fabulous. The Pita and Hummus was great as well. I went back 4 out of 7 days...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Brenda A
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

First time trying this place. We really enjoyed our meal and drinks. My daughter had the quarter chicken with two sides and I a salad with heirloom tomatoes. Each dish was delicious; portions were good, very flavorful and fresh. If you're looking for a casual...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank lbug0200
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Samsun N
7 December 2018|
Response from Brenda A | Reviewed this property |
According to Nando's website, their halal-only chicken restaurants “are signposted both in the restaurant and online”. It adds: “A small proportion of chicken sold in our other restaurants is also halal and is not currently... More
7 September 2017|
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Response from trixietrix | Reviewed this property |
Mild chicken has no heat (spice wise). She would be good to go.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
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
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown / Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +1 202-898-1225
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