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Opening of Nando’s Peri-Peri Restaurant at RTC West Nearing

by Dave Emke — October 10, 2017 at 2:45 pm 8 Comments

Signs now in place at the future home of Nando’s Peri-Peri (12120 Sunset Hills Road) indicate the Portuguese-style chicken restaurant will open later this year.

The windows at the new storefront within the RTC West development are now adorned with advertisements for the coming restaurant. The largest reads that the fast-casual restaurant’s opening has been scheduled for “Fall 2017.” Others encourage future customers to send their email address to “make a date” with the restaurant, and future employees to text “RESTON” to 41-411 for information about job opportunities.

We emailed a Nando’s spokesperson for additional information about the opening date of the restaurant. We were told there will be “big news in Reston shortly.”

According to promotional information, Nando’s has about 1,200 restaurants in 23 countries on five continents. It was founded in 1987 in South Africa, and first came to the United States in 2008 with a DC location. Other area restaurants include at One Loudoun and in the Mosaic District.

Also in the RTC West development, Starbucks (12130A Sunset Hills Road) opened this week. Meanwhile, progress continues at Mezeh Mediterranean Grill, which will be located next to Nando’s.

  • Willie Reston

    Nando’s vs. Chik-fil-A. Who ya got?

    • Why do you bother?

      Nando’s, no question.

    • John Gacy

      At least Nando’s will be open on Sunday’s

      • RestonAssurance

        Is your name really John Gacy?

  • fact

    this town needs more cook books

    folks spend 1000s renovating their kitchen then go to density

  • 40yearsinreston

    Another fried chicken joint
    Hudgins plan is working

    • Willie Reston

      Definitely not fried. Fail.

    • One LibIknow

      Racist as EFF

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