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Nando's Peri Peri Chicken

1138 Lake St, Oak Park, IL 60301-1002
+1 708-434-6296
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good39%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“garlic bread” (3 reviews)
“piri piri” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
$$ - $$$
1138 Lake St, Oak Park, IL 60301-1002
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went to Nando's on a rainy Sunday evening. It was not busy at all. The atmosphere was relatively quiet and the decor was surprisingly "hip" for being a casual chicken restaurant. Our server was initially somewhat grumpy but warmed up after her 3rd or...More

Thank wondergirl_il
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this place is located in the heart of oak park, easy access to it. warm ambience nice employees. Afro Portuguese style food is good. I had the ancient Grains peri tomato salad my friend had chicken with rice and corn in the cob. I love...More

Thank sol a
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

This South African peri peri chicken concept is popping up around Chicago. Delish fresh Chicken and great sauce options. Real good sides as well. Service is always helpful. Plus the design of these restaurants is very cool. Great vibe here. Tasty food great value to...More

Thank FrankC1234
Reviewed 7 February 2018

My wife and I have been to this restaurant TWICE within a month. My wife NEVER goes to a restaurant twice in a month. We ordered the same thing both times because it's that good! And it's CHEAP! If you like chicken - and you...More

Thank Rheinhold F
Reviewed 23 January 2018

A wonderful potpourri of native African flavored chicken with a variety of spices and harmony of flavors. The atmosphere is colorful, festive, and informal. It is a step-to-the-ordering counter, following seating, pay and then sit back and soak in the piped-in tropical music. Just in...More

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 14 December 2017

Hungry, lunch time, walking to the Christmas Mart. Strange name, Peri, Peri, chicken. colorful signage. Let's try it! What a great call. Walk up stairs to a warm, colorful, fragrant restaurant. You order at the counter and they save you a table. I ordered a...More

Thank Pam988
Reviewed 6 October 2017

Nando's had been on my radar for a while but when I saw Chance The Rapper do a benefit at the one in Chicago, I thought maybe this place is legit. We were greeted and sat immediately when we arrived and got a run down...More

Thank Quin4
Reviewed 5 August 2017

Our daughter wanted to eat here (again). And as this was my first visit, I was concerned about the menu because I don't eat poultry. I was pleasantly surprised to find a veggie burger, at a restaurant this is known for chicken, that actually tasted...More

Thank ttaylor2u
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

The chicken here is spicy but you control the heat level so it's to your preference. The pea side and the brussel sprouts were great as well. The lemonade was good too. The ordering process is a little different but it was worth the effort.

Thank momkelsey
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

The chicken is wonderful and the sauces add nice flavor. Sides are interesting and good. Staff very pleasant. Only problem is take out is often incomplete missing one ordered side or another. I will ,however, keep giving them a chance to do better!

Thank Dlupdan
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1138 Lake St, Oak Park, IL 60301-1002
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Oak Park
  • Phone Number: +1 708-434-6296
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