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Nando's Chicken? Eaten there before?

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Nando's Chicken? Eaten there before?

Anyone tried the food at Nando's before. Tried it last week and thought it was really good chicken. Fries were nice as well as the rice. Any other opinions out there?

Not sure how many locations they have across Canada but they got like 11 in BC. Most if not all in the mainland.

Its portugese style grill and rotisserie chicken.
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wanted wrote:Is this the place on Mavis/Heartland? Is it Halal, never been yet. Wanted to go but its not Halal.
Depends on the location, but most of them are serving Halal. Best to ask before you eat there.
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Oh man, there's Nando's in Canada? I didn't think they had it here. I went to Nando's when I was in England and I thought it was amazing. Their sauces are really good. They let you buy bottles of their sauces too. Do they do that here? Are there any other locations around the GTA or is this the usual deal where Mississauga gets all the good restaurants/stores first.
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Their chicken is really good. The chicken caesar is an excellent choice.
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As far as I know, all the Nandos are Halal. I only been to the one on Yonge and 16th Avenue (somewhere there) and I didn't care for it. I thought it was the worse chicken I ever had.

I thought it was a localized restaurant. Didn't know it was a worldwide franchise. Maybe I should visit the one by Heartland Centre. That one is fairly new.
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i was first introduced to nandos 7 or 8 years ago.. love the stuff

and the sauces are great, i have a few different ones in my cupboard/fridge right now. the garlic sauce is good, and the herb peri peri is good on pork as well as chicken.

chicken caesar, i agree, excellent choice!

jay, theres not one just opened here that i dont know about? or did you have it elsewhere?
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We've got a Nando's in Brampton at the southeast corner of Hwy 7. and Bramalea Rd.

The chicken is quite tasty, they've got some nice sides and an interesting selection of sauces. Everything is fresh and well-presented. A nice alternative to KFC or Swiss Chalet.

I see that they've made their sauces available in grocery stores now.

Worth a visit.
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Nando's is awesome. A nice alternative to SwissChalet
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mmm...nandos. i like their spring mix chicken salad. it's a lot better than the chicken caesar, imo, which is kinda plain in comparison. the sides are nice too.
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nando's is good, locally in the vancouver area, the one in richmond was the only one for quite some time.

way better than KFC, where i can't eat the fried chicken anymore. it's too greasy.
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If you like Portuguese chicken and/or food, I'd recommend this Portuguese churrascaria near the Cooksville GO station in Mississauga. I think it is King st and Hurontario, but I'm not 100% sure. It is right beside the Go station. Very ghetto looking place, but their chicken is great!
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the chicken's great
much better than kfc and swiss chalet imo

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