The staff was very knowledgeable. I got a peri peri bowl and it was perfect!
When I went, the waitress said that basically anything with bread is obviously not gluten free and everything else is gf. I love their bowl and all the different sauces. Would definitely recommend.
Great food! Just don't have the peri-nnaise. There's a gluten preservative in the mayo. Made that mistake with the fries.
Allergen menu available. Friendly staff. Took the teens, hubby, and child--they were skeptical at first and came out loving it and wanting more! Quinoa salad is safe and yummy! Compare food to the allergen menu to rule out trouble before ordering. Great atmosphere.
So delicious always and I always feel safe. My go to place when I visit DC.
Lots of choices and tasted absolutely amazing!
Great place for chicken dinner and sides.
Food is really good, you need to do your own research though. I'd give this place 1 star in terms of value, as their prices have gone up. The staff isn't the most knowledgeable. But they have an allergen menu by the counter. It is a little spicy but I like it, they have any sauces and they are mostly gluten free.
DO NOT GET THEIR CHICKEN. Corporate says they are gluten free but they, every night, soak the chicken in WHEAT vinegar therefore they cannot be gluten free and as a result i was in the hospital for a whole two weeks because of their disregard for our health. They do have a gluten free frier but if you get here ONLY get the fries. Only thing genuinely safe.
This is a good place to eat for gluten free because all the chicken is safe to eat. Don't order the fries though because the "peri-peri" salt has flower, it is also added to the brussel sprouts so don't get those. Mash and rise are safe, corn on the cob ect. Salads are iffy because they have interesting toppings like crunchy chick peas that are fried and coated with the same peri-peri salt. I would ask to see the allergen menu as a lot of the staff are highschool kids and don't know.
The staff was not very knowledgeable about what “gluten” even was, so it made me nervous even just ordering seemingly safe boneless chicken. Overall, it was gluten free and I had no symptoms afterwards, but the chicken was incredibly dry and overpriced for the amount of food received.
YES YES YES JUST GO!!! Nando's gets it. All the sauces are GF and the grilled chicken is just amazing. My fave is to order it plain and layer the garlic sauce. Nice dedicated french fries also! OH MY my mouth is watering just thinking about this. We ate here twice!!! Get some wine and eat some chicken!
Amazing chicken, a good portion of the meal is gluten free and allergen info is available. The fries are gf IF you have them put nothing on them. I have them go straight from fryer basket to container and haven’t had any problems doing that!
The staff have no clue about celiac disease. The greeter found a boiler plate allergen list but no one understood cross contamination as there are a lot of sandwiches on the menu. The person taking our order said there is no milk in the food so he should be ok. Miraculously our son did not have a reaction. Food was ok. Cashier was rude. Would not go back.
Nando's serves flame-grilled chicken with different sauces and sides. Nearly everything can be made gluten free, talk to the server or manager when you get there for a full list of all your options. Very few things are made not gluten free. I got lemon-herb sauce on a half chicken with mashed potatoes on the side, and it was delicious. In addition, my mom and dad loved the minty peas, another side, and their fries ( fried in a dedicated fryer) were coated in some sort of chili powder that was absolutely DELICIOUS! The garlic mashed potatoes I ordered were pretty great too.
Tasty flame-grilled chicken. Comprehensive allergen list online. The cashier double checked a hard copy of the allergen list when I placed my order in the restaurant. Gluten free options for sides, as well as a couple that are dairy free too. Sauces are gluten free.
This place is amazing. They have an extensive allergy menu and the food was delicious. The kid fries are gluten free- I think the regular ones must be. My son is allergic to dairy, Beef, eggs, gluten, peas, eggs, peanuts, chickpeas, oats. You had plenty of menu items to try. We were all very happy.
Absolutely the best food!! The vast majority of the menu is gluten free. The chicken is to die for. We got the chicken cooked plain(was still marinated for 24 hours) and put the sauce on it as we wanted it. The manager gave us free macaroons, hummus, and olives for our first visit. This is definitely one of if not our favorite restaurant now. Will definitely be back. Do yourself a favor and eat here...
Staff had an allergen listing with gluten free items clearly labeled. Staff were very friendly and the menu had lots of food options. All chicken and bastings are g-free and lots of great side dishes. Fries are not gluten free but many other options to choose from.
I have more issues than just being "gluten-free" and this place just couldn't really accommodate. The girl at the counter taking our order was FANTASTIC!! She would have made all my wishes possible if she had been able, I'm certain. But, for me, it's definitely crossed OFF the list.
Their online menu clearly indicates dietary restrictions, but the information is less available in the restaurant. I am both gluten and dairy sensitive. The staff was knowledgeable enough. Actually quite a few options. I had a chicken breast with mango and lime sauce and a side of spiced rice. Food was delicious. Only big issue was that my wife's meal came out a LOT later than my meal.
The Master Allergen book is a godsend. I managed to go on the evening the manager was there and he took the time to explain all the menu items and talk about how he wanted to pride himself on having an establishment that took a lot of care to make sure everyone could eat there safely. I've gone twice with no issues, so I say you've succeeded, sir! Echoing other reviewers who say avoid anything fried. It's so nice to feel safe eating seasoned, grilled chicken, and it doesn't hurt that it's incredibly tasty, too.
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