American Food

Harbor East: Nando’s Peri-Peri

I eat a lot of chicken, it’s one of the few proteins that I can cook. So going to a restaurant that specializes in flame grilled chicken didn’t exactly excite me. But Nando’s Peri-Peri is near my office and my coworkers go crazy over it. My car was in the shop so my roommate was picking me up from work and was able to be easily persuaded into giving Nando’s in Harbor East a shot.

Nando's Peri-Peri

Nando’s Peri-Peri

My roommate is crazy for hummus, when she sees it on a menu she wants it. So, of course we started with the Hummus with Peri-Peri Drizzle. The creamy hummus was served with a bottle of tangy Peri-Peri infused oil (slightly spicy) to pour over the hummus and warm pita chips. The hummus was good and I loved the added kick of the Peri-Peri drizzle.

Hummus with Peri-Peri Drizzle

Hummus with Peri-Peri Drizzle

For her meal, my roommate ordered the Flame Grilled Wings. The wings were super flavorful, mildly spicy, and had a great crispy exterior. While these weren’t the best wings I’ve had, for sure they make the favorites list.

Flame Grilled Wings

Flame Grilled Wings

I heard the chicken was delicious, so I ordered Chicken Breast Wrap. The wrap came with peppery sweet chilli jam, tangy yogurt sauce, and grilled pineapples. This was probably the best chicken sandwich I have ever had. The chicken was tender and flavorful and served with a side of fries.

Chicken Breast Wrap

Chicken Breast Wrap

I was a bit of a doubter before, but Nando’s Peri-Peri has turned me on to Peruvian chicken.

Nando’s Peri-Peri is located at 1300 Fleet St, in Harbor East.

Know of any other Peruvian chicken spots in Harbor East I need to try? Let me know in the comments below!

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Some other spots that have great sandwiches are Brusco, Rosina Gourmet, and Attman’s Deli.

Looking for a place to eat? Check out Rachel’s Baltimore Restaurant List.

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