Parizade is Mediterranean inspired culinary creations. A vast open kitchen spans the length of the restaurant. Surreal art by Henryk Fantazos adorns the walls and ceiling. Parizade is truly the crowning jewel of Giorgios Hospitality Group. *Large parties, please call the restaurant at 919-286-9712*
Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 2:30pm; Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:30pm - 10:00pm, Friday & Saturday: 5:30pm - 11:00pm, Sunday: 5:30pm - 9:00pm
$30 and under
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Live Music every Thursday night!
They offer small and large catering options, from deliveries to full off-site catering services.
Parking garage also around the corner!
Private Party Facilities:
Parizade has one of the most elegant event spaces in the Triangle, where we serve only the most exquisite food and drink. We have the facilities, staff and experience to pull off every kind of private event, from corporate dinner parties to refined wedding receptions.
Private Party Contact:
Joshua Weaver: 9192869712x
Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Smoking Area, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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Parizade Ratings and Reviews
Excellent dinner. Food was delicious a ...
Excellent dinner. Food was delicious and ambiance was very nice. Superb meal.
We had an excellent anniversary meal. Th ...
We had an excellent anniversary meal. They really put in the little extra touches that made a huge difference, like having flower petals on the table and a sparkler in dessert. We hadn't been here in ages and were really happy with everything. They made my partner a delicious mocktail that was more than just cranberry juice and bubbly water, which she very much appreciated. The chilled asparagus app with truffle vinaigrette was light and delicious; cooked perfectly with still a bit of texture to it vs. being limp and wilted. My scallops were great, though the accompanying risotto was over-salted. But I got the dish for the scallops, not the accompaniments, so I was still happy. She was in heaven with her filet. Very classic and simple in presentation but delicious in flavor. We both remarked that where Parizade excels is that they don't mess with a good thing; they don't need 1465478 ingredients on the plate to make it wonderful. Save room for dessert. The banana Napoleon was outstanding. It wasn't bogged down by too much pastry and let the banana and pastry cream sing. Perfect finish. Service was good. He was very nice and clearly knew the food. He was training someone and had a large table (years in the restaurant biz makes me notice things like that) and did a good job juggling all those tasks while still making us feel special. The live music was nice too. Not overwhelming and evoked a very comfy vibe in the restaurant. Thanks Parizade! You made our anniversary night perfect.
We went to Parizade as a group of 6 adul ...
We went to Parizade as a group of 6 adults with varied dietary restrictions and preferences. So across our group, we ordered a fairly wide selection of dishes. Despite the potential challenges of pleasing everyone, Parizade got an endorsement from each person in our group at the end of the meal. We were seated at a large circular table, and the restaurant was quiet enough to have conversations across the table rather than only with the person next to you. Our meal and conversation stretched out to three hours, and we never felt any pressure to leave. Our waiter was excellent, and went beyond the usual level of service when he learned that one member of our party was planning to travel to a city in which he had previously lived -- he came back with a written list of restaurant and entertainment suggestions for her! The total bill was high, but did include two bottles of wine, starters and entrees for each of us, and desserts.
the stuffed roast chicken breast is much better at Bleu Olive
My wife and I were celebrating our 44th wedding anniversary. Parizade fit the need to a tee! This will go down as one of best ever dining experiences of our lives! Our hostess Miranda seated us in a very nice location outside. The restaurant had a bottle of champagne on ice for us as their gift! I had flowers delivered and my wife was thrilled. Our waitress Brice was top of the line! I can't say enough about the whole experience. Perizade also provided the dessert! We will be going back for lunch and dinner!
Always a pleasure to dine at Parizade. ...
Always a pleasure to dine at Parizade. The food is wonderful, the service outstanding. We have been coming here for many years and always return with our expectations fulfilled.
Terrific food The waiter kept rushing us ...
Terrific food The waiter kept rushing us even though wee made it clear we were trying to have leisurely meal Removed dishes before we were done Wine glasses still partially full Very unpleasant This is so atypical They are usually awesome
Good food, good service..All good!
Went for graduation weekend. Steamlined menu but had something for everyone. Service was great and food was very good. My only 1 issue was that I felt rushed. Entrees came right after appetizers. I understand it was graduation weekend but I would have liked to linger a bit longer after each course. I did tell the waiter after dinner that I wanted to "digest" before dessert but still seemed rushed.
Parizade was probably as good a choice as any on a college graduation weekend. I chose it because they could handle our group of 8 at the last minute. Their a la carte menu provided a good range of choice, even though at a slightly higher price point. Our surprise came when being seated we were presented with a prix-fixe menu at $70 per person, plus beverage and at least a 20% gratuity. Fear not. Our waitress fully understood the look on my face and "arranged " for us to order from the full menu. When our food arrived it was nicely presented and tasty. Our waitress went out of her way to treat us very well, and she was properly rewarded at the end. This is not the first time that a restaurant has tried to foist an un-announced prix-fixe menu on their customers on a special event. Beware and always ask.
This is a great restaurant but our serve ...
This is a great restaurant but our server must have been new. When asked about preferences and dishes on the menu he really didn't know much about any of it. Typically the service is great so I think he just either wasn't a good waiter or had just started.
The interior design is very unique, fun, ...
The interior design is very unique, fun, inviting, subdued. The wine list is awesome, the food is fantastic.
Mother's Day brunch offered an excellent ...
Mother's Day brunch offered an excellent variety of delicious choices. Even though it was busy, the buffet lines were not a problem. The dessert choices were exceptional. The service was top notch.
Mother's day was magnificent
We had a celebration for two mothers and everything was perfect. We sat in the courtyard and the temperature was comfortable. The food selection and quality was top drawer.
It was a Mother's Day brunch and the buf ...
It was a Mother's Day brunch and the buffet food was delicious with lots of choices. It was do delicious our waistlines suffered. The downside were the desserts, which were ordinary, but we would still go back for the wonderful salads, roast beef, pork loin, and so much more. Lots of choices if you did not meat and they equally delicious. Service was friendly and excellent.
My husband and I, with another couple, were lucky to find an agreeable time for a reservation at Parizade, which none of us had ever heard of. However, we are always up for something new. The decor is wonderful creating a fun ambience. Service was very good and the food was delicious. I had the braised short ribs which were the best I've ever eaten. The men had peppardelle with bolognese sauce which they thoroughly enjoyed. And the final meal was flounder which was also fabulous. We arrived early for our reservation and sat at the bar relaxing with a drink until we were called to our table. It's a small bar, but very upscale. Would recommend this restaurant!
Our "go to" restaurant
We go to Parizade for special occasions, and it never disappoints. Our cocktails were perfect. The filet mignon and vegetable pasta were superb. The waiter could not have been more attentive. And the atmosphere is, well, Parizade! A great meal.
Salmon not to your taste? Too bad.
My wife's salmon was overcooked and served on a base of cold noodles which, in turn, made the salmon cold and to my wife, inedible. Our server recommended a hot plate of spinach. What? She expressed her sympathy that the salmon was "not to your taste" but the $25 plate remained on the bill. Avoid this place.
Outstanding choice and quality of food a ...
Outstanding choice and quality of food and wine. A bit noisy. Octopus appetizer was a bit heavy on the potatoes and a bit light on the octopus itself.
Food was excellent! Black Grouper was a ...
Food was excellent! Black Grouper was a real treat.
Chef was very accommodating to requests ...
Chef was very accommodating to requests for minor changes to dishes. Four of us each enjoyed our choices.
Lots of potential
This is an older restaurant, but it has a good vibe. The menu is well-conceived, but not always executed very well. Food can be average, and this place demands better than that. It's owned by a top chef from the area. I think they take for granted vibrant traffic from the nearby university. Service really depends on the server, and it should not be that way. Our server said he'd been there for nearly 30 years, which is admirable, but he didn't seem to care anymore. Anyway, I'll go back, just not very often -- once or twice a year.
Poor service overall
Poor service overall. The waiter didn't even ask how we liked our dishes. Manager was unprofessional...Probably won't be back or recommend due to poor service staff.
We were in the courtyard while Alex Grod ...
We were in the courtyard while Alex Grodezsky played guitar. OUTSTANDING COMBO. Thursday nights with Alex. A great idea for a romantic evening
Disappointed at best
We went for a BD celebration. Had three of the five from out of town. Ordered Scottish salmon, chicken risotto, stuffed chicken, shrimp, and veggie dish unfortunately every dish lacked flavor and only warm . it is unfortunate as we picked this restaurant for our out of town guests who we had a poor experience. Service was good
ALWAYS a fantastic dining experience her ...
ALWAYS a fantastic dining experience here!
Go-to for peaceful lunch
We just love Parizade for salad and glass of wine as an oasis during a busy day. Yummy light meals in quiet space for a good price.
Favorite restaurant in the triangle
This is a fabulous restaurant. Every aspect - food, service, ambiance, noise lever, etc. was superb.
A great find!
I really enjoy this restaurant! Eclectic environment, great food and service. This was my third visit and I'll be back.
Unique and Authentic
An out-of-the-ordinary eclectic atmosphere with excellent flounder and chocolate dessert! Also want to mention the mushroom wine sauce on the fish -- exceptional! We will return the next time we are in Durham.
Excellent food and service, as always.
Excellent food and service, as always.
Great Dining Experience
There were 3 of us. We shared a Greek Salad which we thoroughly enjoyed. The kitchen was kind enough to divide it for us. My husband and friend both ordered the short ribs with mashed potatoes. The ribs were tender and flavorful and the mashed potatoes were very nicely seasoned. I had the lamb with oven baked lemon flavored potatoes. Both were delicious. The service and our server were very, very good.
Did not expect the high quality entrees. Had whole red snapper which was huge and perfectly prepared. Best fish I've had in a NC restaurant. Wine list was select and had many wonderful Italian reds. Very pretty layout.Service which was friendly but somewhat inconsistent. Easy to find, easy parking, Will be back soon.
One of my favorite restaurants in Durham
This is one of my favorite restaurants in Durham because you always know there will be great menu and wine selections and friendly, knowledgeable service. I had the duck tangine which was exotically spiced and luscious and my friend had the incomparable lamb chops - you can never go wrong with Parizade's lamb chops!
I've enjoyed lunch and dinner here many times and everything is always great. My husband and I dine out with friends most Friday nights and we've tried many restaurants in Cary/Durham and Raleigh. IMO Parizade is consistently one of the best all around.
new waiter issue?
We love Parizade. The food is consistently good and the portion sizes are reasonable. However, this is the first time I asked a waiter if I could make an appetizer portion into a dinner portion and he said "no" with no explanation. It was quite odd and I have never had this inflexible a response from wait staff there before. He was also pretty inattentive. Towards the end of the evening he got a bit better but I was initially very disappointed for the first time at Parizade. I think he was new??
Parizade isn't a consistently good resta ...
Parizade isn't a consistently good restaurant where you can always count on very good food and excellent service. Tonight, we particularly enjoyed the red snapper and the seafood risotto. Would definitely recommend.
The food was excellent and at a reasonable price. They offered a lunch choice that was chosen by most of the group. The portions were great.
A consistent winner
We dine at Parizade several times a year. The food is always quite good and the wait staff is attentive. It never disappoints.
I am not a big fan of Mediterranean food, but this was fabulous. We would go back in heartbeat. We ate fairly early, prior to an 8pm show at DPAC. it was just starting to get busy. The staff was very attentive and the food was excellent.
We introduced some of our friends to Parizade last Saturday. The repeatedly stated they now knew why this was our favorite restaurant in Durham
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