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Nando's Peri Peri

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702 King St, Alexandria, VA 22314-3015
+1 571-858-9945
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

After hearing mixed reviews for Nando's, I wasn't sure what to expect. We had a large (25+) group that descended upon the restaurant for lunch, and despite that obstacle, the food and drinks arrived on time, and was absolutely wonderful. We had to stagger ordering/eating, but it wasn't terribly out of sync, time-wise. The chicken was so tasty and tender,... More 

Thank necessaryevil91
Long Island, New York
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130 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Literally amazing food. We did take out and ate by the water. The avocado feta wrap was so yummy. The flavors were vibrant and just honestly really good.

Thank WallietheWalrus
Waldorf, Maryland
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54 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is an amazing restaurant. We've been to other locations and the quality is still superb. This is a wonderful place if you're looking for something new to try it's a fusion on South Africa and Portuguese cuisine. Amazing they offer different flavors to enhance your dining experience unfortunately for me I'm a wimp and can only do the plain-ish.... More 

Thank blossom573
Jenks, Oklahoma
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

If you like chicken... great step above fast food. Good value, good food. It's a UK chain that's made an appearance in a few states in the states. Check it out. If you like spicy, they've got you covered. I make sure to visit a Nando's every time I'm near one. Get the Periniase with the fries.

Thank Steve C
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80 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Went to a President's day Parade and had lunch at Nando's Peri Peri in Old Town Alexandria. Exotic, moist chicken as well as the best Portuguese egg tart! The reviews did not disappoint! Definitely a must try!

Thank Raqsum
Milton, Delaware
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241 reviews
171 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017

This is not your typical fried chicken place. Nando's is a DC based chain just now spreading out to other cities. The marinated chicken recipe originates in South Africa, heavy on peri-peri pepper, so novices should go light. Me, I love the heat. The chicken is grilled, not fried. I have had their chicken by the piece before but today... More 

Thank Original_Shrut
Ft. Hunt, VA
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82 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

Portions are tiny. Chicken is excellent. But after $30 I still was starved. These were anorexic chickens.

Thank zhuzhuboyer
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

This quaint restaurant has a nice vibe. Enjoyable Caribbean/African/Latin music. I enjoyed the Chicken and Baby Kale Salad. It has Baby kale, shredded chicken and crispy chickpeas mixed with greens, olives and cherry tomatoes, all tossed in a creamy yogurt dressing. I had a glass of Sangria to compliment the meal. If you never been to this restaurant, it's a... More 

Thank Bre B
Vienna, Virginia
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555 reviews
387 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Great chicken and portions. I got a salad with chicken to go and I thought it seemed small. But I was stuffed after the last bite. Nice to see they have proper portion control. The sauces and chicken are amazing. Love how quick they rang me up and brought my takeout order. Will come here for sure the next time... More 

Thank Kevin P
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74 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Visited this unique restaurant for lunch. The hostess assigns a table and gives you a menu. Then you decide and walk to the counter to place your order. The food is then delivered to your table. I thought it was table service so I sat for a while before I noticed what others were doing. The chicken Peri peri was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 702 King St, Alexandria, VA 22314-3015
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria
  • Phone Number: +1 571-858-9945

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