Parizade; considered the flagship of the Giorgios Group, is a tenured illustration of our commitment to unwavering gracious hospitality. A forever staple in the Durham community, Parizade has maintained its continuity through its dedication to the highest of standards in quality, service and personality. Whether it be the atmosphere or cuisine, Parizade forever remains a culture of the heart.

Founded by nationally known restaurateur Giorgios Bakatsias, Parizade’s unique approach to serving Mediterranean fare has surpassed guests’ expectations for more than three decades. Executive Chef Jason Lawless is a testament to this philosophy. Having previously worked and trained in some of the most discerning restaurants in the country, Lawless brings with him a passion for flavor and execution rooted in precision. We invite you to come experience the theater, hospitality, and nourishment of the Mediterranean at Parizade.

Dinner $40


  • Tzatziki

    Greek yogurt, cucumber, dill, house breads

  • Roasted Beets

    whipped brie, pickled onion, toasted almonds, baby arugula

  • Green Chickpea & Mushroom Falafel

    creamy feta dressing, pickled onion, cucumber salad

  • Italian Burrata

    roasted butternut squash, pumpkin seeds pesto, pomegranate molasses


  • Grilled Salmon

    roasted vegetable ratatouille, saffron yogurt

  • Spinach & Goat Cheese Stuffed Chicken Breast

    roasted sweet potatoes, carrots, & rosemary brown butter jus

  • Linguine & Clams

    chorizo, cherry tomatoes, toasted garlic, white wine sauce, tarragon bread crumbs

  • Golden Quinoa

    edamame, green chickpeas, kale, roasted mushrooms, toasted almonds

  • Paccheri

    lamb & beef bolognese, whipped ricotta


  • Banana Rum Napoleon
  • Seasonal Sorbet with Fresh Fruit
  • Chocolate Turtle Cake