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224 Boardwalk Pl, Gaithersburg, MD 20878
+1 240-408-7146
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

discovered nando's when i visited johanesburg in 2010. excellent for those who like hot rotisserie chicken. several degrees of spiciness available.

Thank Familymanhere
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My oh my, this brings back visions of South Africa where I believe Nandos was born. That peri-peri chicken is to die for! Try it spicy hot if you are up to it. Lots of flavor and so tender and succulent. Even though it is a chain, it does not have that commercialized feel. It is a must stop if... More 

Thank FGC954
Montreal, Quebec
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56 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our experience here was so positive we wondered if some of the previous reviewers were in the same place. We were at Nando's for dinner, around 7:00 pm on a Saturday night, and the place was hopping. We were askedby the hostess if we had been there before, and we said no. She seated us, explained how it works and... More 

Thank Rob_Anne
Germantown, Maryland
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49 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

This spot is more sentimental than out of this world food. My wife and I ate here the day we met and it's been a running thing to do on our anniversary ever since. The food is solid, if a tad expensive. The garlic sticks appetizers are fantastic. If you don't like spice stay away from anything above medium for... More 

Thank Brandon F
Gaithersburg, Maryland
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97 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Went here for dinner on a first date at my date's recommendation. There wasn't much to be impressed about, so I'm very confused by the generally positive reviews. Within a few minutes of getting settled, a "server" brought dinner for us, and we explained that we hadn't yet ordered. It was for someone who had moved tables, and the server... More 

Thank David H
Marco Island, Florida
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217 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

Staff extremely helpful, but food just okay. Went for lunch. Ordered the chicken pita. Didn't feel it was anything special and that I could make something better at home.

Thank TravelingMel_33
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131 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

We had dinner outside by the lake - really nice atmosphere here. The restaurant has you order then brings the food to your table. They assign your table, even the outdoor ones. Food is reasonably priced and always good. My vegetarian son had a good looking wrap.

Thank Pampar
Idaho Falls, Idaho, USA
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71 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 credit card Amex Cardmember Review

Food was fair to good. Service had much to be desired. You wait in line to order and then they deliver to your table. Our cashier was a little out out to have to wait on us. It was actually a bit uncomfortable. Not sure I would go back.

Thank IdahoNick
New York City, New York
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6 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

I enjoyed my PeriPeri chicken wt a great view. Such a great location for families. There are many other restaurants & shopping plaza in the same area, and a movies theater. My first time here, stayed at the RAMADA and they had a shuttle to drop us to RIO. The service at this Nando's was great & it was very... More 

Thank TrishTaylor19
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50 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

The sandwiches and chicken are VERY good!! The sauces are fun to try! Cant wait to go back again to try more things on the menu.

Thank MDgirl33

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
European, Portuguese
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
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: 224 Boardwalk Pl, Gaithersburg, MD 20878
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Gaithersburg
  • Phone Number: +1 240-408-7146

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