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


  • Organic Green Chickpea Hummus

    crisp garlic, house breads

  • Baby Kale Salad

    strawberries, gorgonzola, strawberry vinaigrette

  • Green Chickpea & Mushroom Falafel

    creamy feta dressing, pickled onion, cucumber salad

  • Burrata

    fresh strawberries, strawberry mostarda, almonds, toasted baguette


  • Grilled Salmon

    asparagus, fava beans, green peas, tarragon butter, tomato olive relish

  • Roasted Chicken Breast

    stuffed with spinach & goat cheese, served with roasted sweet potatoes, carrots, & rosemary brown butter jus

  • Farfalle

    squash, zucchini, cherry tomatoes, basil pesto, pine nuts, feta

  • Golden Quinoa

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

  • Spaghetti

    shrimp, slow-cooked Italian tomatoes, feta


  • Banana Rum Napoleon
  • Seasonal Sorbet with Fresh Fruit
  • Flourless Chocolate Torte