About Azitra

Indian Culinary Nirvana

8411 Brier Creek Pkwy
Suite 101
Raleigh, NC 27617
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Indian, Contemporary Indian, International

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 2:30pm, Saturday - Sunday: 12:00pm - 3:00pm; Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm

Cross Street:
Highway 70 West

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(919) 484-3939

Website:
http://www.azitra.us/

Catering:
Please call the restaurant for more information.

Parking Details:
Ample parking.

Additional:
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Kosher, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Azitra Ratings and Reviews

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4.7

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.7

service

4.6

ambience

4.6

value

4.4

Noise

Quiet

100% would recommend it to a friend

Authentic (14)
Good Vegetarian Options (9)
Good for a Date (8)
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Creative Cuisine (6)
Healthy (6)
Spicy (6)
Vegan (6)
Good for Groups (6)
Fit for Foodies (5)
Good for Birthdays (5)
Quiet Conversation (5)
Great for Lunch (5)
Business Meals (4)
Casual (4)
Gluten Free Options (4)
Special Occasion (4)
Worth the Drive (4)
Disabled Access (3)
Neighborhood Gem (3)
Great for Outdoor Dining (3)
Romantic (3)
Good for Anniversaries (2)
Cozy (2)
Great Beer (2)
Handcrafted Cocktails (2)
Pre/post Theatre (2)
Kid-friendly (2)
Comfort Food (1)
Tasting Menu (1)
Notable Wine List (1)
Organic (1)
Paleo Friendly (1)
Seasonal (1)
Sunday Lunch (1)
Fun (1)
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 (Memphis)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Great service, and they even made us a cake for our anniversary! Amazing Indian food too.

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 (Charlotte)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Wonderful ambiance and staff. Chef made aloo gobi on request as it was not on the menu. The naan was hot right out of the tandoor. The lamb shank fell off the bone in a nice rogan josh like sauce. The chicken tikka masala was perfectly prepared and spiced. The Raita was fresh and a wonderful accompaniment to the meal. The basmati rice was fluffy and light with the perfect added spice. All and all a wonderful experience, as I expected the food to be great.

Tags: Healthy, Quiet Conversation, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Casual, Creative Cuisine
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on October 23, 2017

Great food and service

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·Dined on October 20, 2017

Among the best Indian restaurants we have ever been to.

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Healthy, Spicy, Vegan, Neighborhood Gem, Creative Cuisine, Gluten Free Options, Worth the Drive, Notable Wine List, Paleo Friendly, Authentic
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·Dined on October 16, 2017

Great place, authentic Indian food, they cater to high end service

Tags: Authentic
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 (Raleigh)·Dined on September 30, 2017

Always great! A favorite of ours and would recommend this place.

Tags: Good for a Date, Romantic, Handcrafted Cocktails, Business Meals
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·Dined on September 24, 2017

Excellent and attentive staff and delicious, authentic Indian cuisine. If you're having trouble deciding which dish to choose, just ask your host or server and they will give you great recommendations. They also will be happy to alter your spice level depending upon your preference.

And if you're in the mood for an ice-cold beer and a spicy meal, try out the Flying Horse 22 oz. lager paired with the Pershwari lamb shank (or lamb vindaloo).

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Quiet Conversation, Authentic, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive
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 (Raleigh)·Dined on September 20, 2017

The staff was very accommodating , the food was excellent and the service was above average.

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 (Raleigh)·Dined on September 3, 2017

Wonderful as always. We usually reserve a table, but it's rarely necessary if you come early enough. Food is consistently fantastic. Never had anything I didn't love. Favorite Indian cuisine in the Raleigh-Durham area by far.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Worth the Drive, Authentic
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on August 26, 2017

Best Indian food around Raleigh, NC.
We keep coming back and trying new dishes.

The wait staff is happy, friendly and alway helpful.

Tags: Creative Cuisine
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·Dined on August 26, 2017

Excellent!

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 (Raleigh)·Dined on August 18, 2017

1st time visit. The food was authentic and delicious. Our service was great. Only criticism was the Noise level was loud - difficult to hear all folks at the table at times.

Tags: Authentic, Good for Groups, Creative Cuisine
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on August 11, 2017

The four of us shared our appetizers and entrees. The lamb dishes were phenomenal. The grouper... a little overcooked. All in all...we'd visit the restaurant again. The server was patient and accommodating. Thank you.

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·Dined on August 5, 2017

Easy...we are waaaayyyy to much! Everything was fantastic and the food was spot on.

Tags: Healthy, Good Vegetarian Options, Special Occasion, Seasonal
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·Dined on July 29, 2017

Had a reservation for 4 on a Saturday evening and the place was hopping which was expected. It was a tad loud, but that's not a big deal for us, just throwing that out there. We were seated promptly and after ordering, our food came out pretty quickly. No complaints from our group, but there were no connoisseurs among us. I wish they showcased more local beers since there is such a vibrant craft brew scene in the area. My only complaint would be that they seemed to be rushing out out. Seemed that as soon as we finished, the staff wanted to clear the table and get us out. Could be a cultural thing... European and Brazilian restaurants are the opposite.

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Spicy
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 (Raleigh)·Dined on July 8, 2017

The staff was very receptive. They took time to explain menu items and accommodate our needs.

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Late-night Find, Good for Birthdays, Great for Lunch, Fit for Foodies, Healthy
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 (Raleigh)·Dined on July 8, 2017

Drinks and food are wonderful. Everything I've tried has been tasty. Lots of menu options. Attentive staff. Hidden gem.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Worth the Drive, Happy Hour, Comfort Food, Great for Lunch
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 (Raleigh)·Dined on July 7, 2017

Incredible food, impeccable service, and great atmosphere!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on July 1, 2017

Some friends and I decided on a last-minute outing this past weekend. We had quite a few options, but unanimously we voted Azitra for our dinner plans. Amazing food, friendly staff. We ordered chicken tikka masala, lamb vindaloo, goat biryani and paneer with an assortment of breads and shared family style. Everything was delicious. Price on target for the portion of food the offer... Highly recommend Anitra

Tags: Business Meals, Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays, Tasting Menu, Great for Brunch, Good for a Date, Sunday Lunch, Spicy, Special Occasion, Authentic, Good Vegetarian Options, Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies, Great for Lunch, Casual, Vegan
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 (Raleigh)·Dined on June 30, 2017

Always enjoy. Great food and service
The waitress was super sweet

Tags: Authentic
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 (Naples)·Dined on June 25, 2017

What a great find. We were traveling out of RDU and saw this on OpenTable. Terrific Indian food at great values. Had their lunch special, 3 courses with drink for under $20. Wish I lived nearby as I'd go here every week.

Tags: Vegan, Good Vegetarian Options, Casual, Neighborhood Gem, Comfort Food, Fun, Sunday Lunch
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 (Raleigh)·Dined on June 24, 2017

Phenomenal meal at a great price. We went for lunch and were very happy with everything

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 (Raleigh)·Dined on June 20, 2017

Always delicious. Meals are consistent and fresh. Servings generous. Meals not over done. Rice was passable but a bit dry.

Tags: Romantic, Great for Outdoor Dining, Business Meals, Good Vegetarian Options, Casual
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 (Raleigh)·Dined on June 18, 2017

I've been coming to the restaurant for at least 5 years possibly more. I've never had a bad experience. Service and staff has always been top notch. I've told numerous friends and co workers about your restaurant. My family and I will continue to dine at this spot for many years to come. Thanks for the great food and service.

Tags: Casual, Good for a Date, Healthy, Business Meals, Tasting Menu, Authentic, Great for Brunch, Good for Birthdays, Romantic, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Lunch, Worth the Drive, Quiet Conversation
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 (Raleigh)·Dined on June 18, 2017

My fiance and I come here almost every weekend for Brunch! We love it, bring our family here almost every visit. The $17 3 course with drink Brunch, is...PERFECT!

Tags: Local Ingredients, Organic, Scenic View, Great for Lunch, Good for Birthdays, Quiet Conversation, Authentic, Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Good Vegetarian Options, Fun, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Great for Outdoor Dining, Hot Spot, Good for a Date, Pre/post Theatre, Sunday Lunch, Spicy
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 (Raleigh)·Dined on June 17, 2017

We had a party of eleven which included three small children. Our table was ready and waiting for us along with booster seats and high chairs. As usual, the service and food was amazing. Couldn't have asked for better. Not one complaint.

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 (Raleigh)·Dined on June 10, 2017

Food is amazing, mango martini is to die for. I would go there every week if I ca.

Tags: Comfort Food, Special Occasion, Cozy, Good for Birthdays, Romantic, Bar Seating, Authentic, Handcrafted Cocktails, Neighborhood Gem, Spicy, Creative Cuisine
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 (Raleigh)·Dined on June 8, 2017

We had four different entrees and shared. From mild to spicy, each was flavorful, artfully presented, and we had just a morsel to take home!

Tags: Authentic, Good Vegetarian Options
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 (Raleigh)·Dined on May 27, 2017

Stopped here because we were in the Briar Creek area for another event. Had seen some positive reviews. It exceeded our expectations. Will be going back even though it's a bit of a drive for us. Food was excellent and they have a decent wine selection and a nice cocktail list.

Tags: Worth the Drive
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on May 14, 2017

Best Indian food I've had outside of India! Our family of eight enjoyed a real feast for Mother's Day luncheon, following a momentous university graduation ceremony in Chapel Hill.

Chose this spot based on Open Table reviews and availability. Really exceeded expectations.

The samosa were so aromatic - we ordered a second portion. Other favorites - Gobhi Manchurian (cauliflower), chicken tikka masala, Paneer "Makhan Mar Ke" (our little ones loved this dish), and the desserts! Tried a bit of each: gulab jamun (it was still hot - so good!), kheer (everyone was surprised at how yummy this rice pudding was), kulfi - mango/pistachio ice cream.

Wish we lived in Raleigh, as we'd be regulars at this restaurant! Alas, we are D.C. based so will have to look forward to a much later future visit . If you ARE a local - get yourself to Azitra.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Groups, Authentic
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 (Raleigh)·Dined on May 10, 2017

Love the very authentic flavors and the very reasonable portions that are not too big or too small. Sitting outside is very quaint and tranquil. We love fountain. The staff could not be more wonderful.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Raleigh)·Dined on May 5, 2017

We selected a 5:30pm knowing it would not be crowded or too noisy so could enjoy the ambiance of the restaurant. Food was excellent and served in a timely manner. We will definitely come again.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date, Business Meals, Creative Cuisine
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 (Raleigh)·Dined on April 8, 2017

Perfect I Dian Resaurant. Service was fantastic. Cocktails, food and wine were excellent!

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Worth the Drive, Kid-friendly, Vegan, Fit for Foodies, Notable Wine List, Authentic, Spicy, Local Ingredients
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 (Raleigh)·Dined on March 25, 2017

This was okay. The chicken tikka masala wasn't as good as I have had in other places, but the curried pepper chicken and lamb vindaloo were delicious. I think it's over priced...about $20.00/ entree. As delicious as the food was, I think there are better, less expensive Indian options in the Triangle. The service was really fast. We were done in 30 minutes, which would have been great for lunch, but too fast for a night out.

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 (Raleigh)·Dined on March 24, 2017

One of the most authentic Indian restaurants out there in Research Triangle area.
I went yesterday for dinner with a few friends. We did book a table in advance from OpenTable since it was a friday evening.
We started with gobi machurian and dahi bhalla chat, followed it achaani vegetable, dal makhani, dal tadka, malai kofta(best part of the dinner) and some breads. Every one of us loved the food. They have really good desserts too, definitely try the gulabjamuns and ras malai. In drinks we kept it somewhat simple, with mango lassi and lemonades.

Definitely a place to dine-in more often and worth the cost.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Cozy, Gluten Free Options, Spicy, Sunday Lunch
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 (Raleigh)·Dined on March 20, 2017

Arrived early (5pm) as we were starving! ..so we cancelled our 6:30pm Open Table reservations. They were very accommodating, friendly, happy that we came early. Lamb Saag & Leg of Lamb are our favorites. Split scallop appetizer which was large enough for a meal...perfectly grilled huge scallops. Interesting wine and liquor list. We went to Raleigh area specifically! to dine at Azitra...decided to shop and stay overnight since it's 2 + 1/2 hrs. drive each way!...well worth the trip. We are anxious to "do lunch" sometime soon as the prices are reasonable and the menu diverse. Chic decor!!

Tags: Cozy, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Birthdays, Kid-friendly, Pre/post Theatre, Disabled Access, Bar Seating, Quiet Conversation, Romantic, Healthy, Notable Wine List, Hot Spot, Special Occasion, People Watching, Great for Lunch, Gluten Free Options, Good Vegetarian Options, Business Meals, Casual, Fit for Foodies, Worth the Drive, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for Groups, Creative Cuisine, Authentic
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 (Raleigh)·Dined on March 18, 2017

Excellent experience, as always. Love the choices of vegetarian and non vegetarian selections.

Tags: Good for Groups, Authentic, Healthy, Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date
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vip
 (Austin)·Dined on March 15, 2017

Great Indian food with a local twist. Lounge area for late night scene. Good place for business lunches.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Authentic, Hot Spot, Good for a Date, Happy Hour, Late-night Find, Vegan, Business Meals, Good Vegetarian Options, Spicy, Comfort Food, Casual, Good for Groups, Notable Wine List
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 (Raleigh)·Dined on March 11, 2017

We have eaten at Azitra many times and think it is the best Indian cuisine in the Triangle. Our food was delicious, as always. Beautifully prepared and served. Must have is a basket of Naan. I could eat that by itself and think it was a perfect meal! But with the lamb/broccoli dish I had (don't remember the name) it was a perfect compliment My husband had a salmon dish in a cream tomato sauce and he was also impressed. Just a great experience.

Tags: Special Occasion, Worth the Drive
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 (Nashville)·Dined on February 27, 2017

Small portions. Presentation was good, but value wasn't what it could be in terms of portions. Overall however, excellent food, good service!

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