African
819 7th St. NW, Washington, DC 20001 819 7th St. NW, Washington Directions
Today 11:30 AM - 11:00 PM Open All Hours
+12028981225
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97% of 873 customers recommended

About this Business

  • Cuisine
    African, Chicken, Portuguese, American, International
  • Meals
    Lunch, Dinner
  • Price
    <$15
  • Hours
    Sun-Thu
    11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
    Fri-Sat
    11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
  • Cuisine
    African, Chicken, Portuguese, American, International
  • Meals
    Lunch, Dinner
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  • Attire
    Casual
  • Alcohol
    Available
  • Parking
    Street
  • Delivery
    Yes
  • Takeout
    Yes
  • Reservations
    No
  • Catering
    Yes
  • Good For Kids
    Yes
  • WiFi
    Yes
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Report | 2 years ago
Love Nando's! At one time, I was so hooked on the chicken that I ate there one day every week. The sauces are delicious and the chicken is great quality with lots of flavor. You really don't even need the sauce to enjoy the chicken.
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Report | 2 years ago
Wings and the chicken Caesar wrap are great!
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Report | 2 years ago
I totally enjoyed the food, the atmosphere and the service. Thank you!
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Report | 2 years ago
Great food everytime
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Report | 2 years ago
The wings were tasty, but very small. The sauces are spicy so try them first. The large sides are not very large, except the french fries.
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Report | 2 years ago
I enjoyed my visit at Nando's. I thought the customer service was good, I received a warm greeting at the front door as well as at the register when I placed my order. I placed a take-out order; therefore, the greeter showed me to the waiting area for take-out oders. Lastly, there was a mistake in my order, my side dish was suppose to be cole slaw, but they gave me mashed potatoes instead. When I brought this to the cashier's attention it was swiftly corrected with a smile. Yes, I would patronize Nando's again because I enjoyed my visit as well as my food and I'll certainly refer family, friends, and associates. Kudos to Nando's! Doris
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Report | 2 years ago
Visited the location at Annapolis mall and the service was wonderful.
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Report | 2 years ago
Go to a Pollo a la Brassa instead.
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Report | 2 years ago
Garlic bread with added sauce is great. Mashed potatoes also great. Must get 2 sides.
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Report | 2 years ago
Great place to bring a date pretty quite nice food love that place love UK
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From Our Editors

Even though Portuguese explorers couldn't pronounce the Swahili name for the African bird's eye chili—pili-pili—the sailors fully embraced its flavor shortly after landing in the region known today as Mozambique. Intrigued by the small, fiery pepper, they combined it with aromatic doses of herbs, garlic, and lemon to create the first peri-peri sauce. That sauce eventually became a wildly popular marinade for poultry, and the tasty concoction made its way to South Africa over the next several centuries. There, in 1987, two friends decided to honor this culinary legacy by founding the first Nando's Peri-Peri restaurant. The eatery continued to remain true to its South African roots, even while expanding to encompass locations in 24 countries across four continents.

Beginning with fresh chickens that never see the inside of a kitchen freezer, the chefs furtively marinate the birds in a secret peri-peri sauce for 24 hours before grilling them over an open flame. Diners dictate the heat level of their order, requesting that the grilled chicken arrive relatively mild or that wings be slathered with even more incendiary spices. The succulent chicken can be plated with hearty side dishes—such as Portuguese-style rice with herbs and peppers or peas with mint—or served in the form of a sandwich, wrap, or pita. To complement the menus' African flavors, Nando's worldwide locations collectively feature more than 4,000 pieces of African artwork.

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