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Cafe Parizade

2200 W Main St, Ste B100, Durham, NC 27705-4637
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Ranked #15 of 637 restaurants in Durham
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $31 - $40
Cuisines: Mediterranean
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Description: 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*
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83% Recommend
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English first
Aurora, Illinois
18 reviews 18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

My husband and I went her for our anniversary. It has a beautiful bar, inviting atmosphere, attentive staff, and lots of fresh offerings. If I had to choose a negative, it is far away from other things that downtown has to offer. For us it was perfect because we stayed at the Hilton next door.

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New Bern, North Carolina
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239 reviews 239 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

While our waitress Michele was wonderful, I expected more from the kitchen. The Beet Salad ($9) and the Caprese Salad ($9) had much too much vinegar on them. I had the duck ($26) and asked for the sauce on the side, which the staff failed to do. My husband enjoyed his Cioppino ($29). Neither of the hosts came to our... More

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Ocean Springs, Mississippi
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51 reviews 51 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

A great find. Fresh offerings, fun and beautiful bar, attentive staff make up a winning combination in this little gem. Our diets are vegan/vegetarian and it is sometimes difficult to find menus that address our choices with panache….but not here! We LOVED the eggplant, and the fish that night was utterly delectable. We skipped dessert this time, but would have... More

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Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We have eaten at Parizade numerous times and we know it's going to be a great meal with kind and helpful personal. The reservation was simple to make. The halibut was outstanding preceded by calamari. Our out of town guests were impressed with the casual atmosphere ,service and the deserts. The menu accommodated the vegetarian requests. A bit noisy .... More

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New Providence, New Jersey, United States
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40 reviews 40 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We were in NC on vacation to visit my sister. The assortment of bread with dipping oil was the perfect way to start the meal and it placed on our table just before we were seated – a nice touch. The scallop crudo appetizer was very tender and a bit spicy – this is prepared like sushi. The caprese and... More

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Durham, NC
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

We have been here many times. You will not go wrong. They can also adapt their offerings for vegan and gluten free diets. Service is good, with a busy but pleasant atmosphere - we feel like we are not in Durham (although we like Durham fine!)

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Dallas, Texas
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81 reviews 81 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

Normally not a fan of outdoor dining...too many things can go wrong..but the patio @ Cafe Parizade is perfect....the quite, tree lined patio is on the interior of the building, far away from traffic, and features a 20 ft. waterfall that adds to the experience by muting conversations @ nearby tables.. Very good restaurant, with very good food...and a great... More

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Durham, NC
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32 reviews 32 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

I’ve been to Parizade restaurant in the past for lunch with friends and large groups, but also had a marvelous dinner last week. We were celebrating a special occasion, so the Saturday night crowd and noise added to the excitement. Parizade’s décor is festive, although I’ve never quite figured it out. Somewhat Roman design with scattered large red columns, and... More

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Weston, CT
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

Approximately 50 of us had a reunion in a private room. Cash bar (good wines) and a full selection from the menu. Usually when there are so many, there are only a couple of choices for the entrées but here there was a full menu.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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28 reviews 28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

We celebrated my daughter's birthday here the other evening and it was an excellent place to enjoy dinner and a good evening. The wine list is fairly good, pricing being average, some more expensive, but with a reasonable selection. A nice wine list by the glass, however. The options for dinner were really quite good, everyone could find a very... More

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