Ethnic Restaurants to Visit

Volunteers can visit these ethnic restaurants with their partnered newcomers, or use these restaurants to provide the “arrival meal” for recently arrived newcomers (see the Arrival Meal and Grocery Lists page). Additionally, volunteers can visit these restaurants to learn more about the food culture of many of the refugees WRD resettles.  

Afghani

Talulla's 456 W Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC 27516 919.933.1177

Bhutanese (See also Burmese restaurants)

Dales Indian Cuisine: 811 North Ninth Street, Durham, NC 27705 919.286.1760

Spice and Curry: (Indian) 2105 N Carolina 54, Durham, NC 27713 919.544.7555

Vimala's Curryblossom Café: (Indian) 431 W Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC 27516 919.929.3833

Burmese:

Pad Thai: 2425 Guess Rd, Durham, NC 27705 919.416.9009

Thai Palace Restaurant: 1206 Raleigh Rd, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 919.967.5805

Sawasdee Thai Restaurant: 3601 Capital Blvd #107, Raleigh, NC 27604 919.878.0049 or 6204 Glenwood Ave. Raleigh, NC 919.781.7599

Restaurante Guanajuato: (Mexican) 2103 N Roxboro St, Durham, NC 27704 919.220.1614 

El Cuscatleco Restaurant: (Salvadoran) 4212 Garrett Rd, Durham, NC 27707 919.401.5245

Congolese:

Abyssinia Ethiopian Restaurant: (Ethiopian) 2109-146 Avent Ferry Rd, Raleigh, NC 27606 919.664.8151

The Palace International: (African) 1104 Broad St, Durham, NC 27705 919.416.4922

Queen of Sheba: (Ethiopian) 1129 Weaver Dairy Rd. Chapel Hill, NC 27514 919.932-4986

Cuban:

Cuban Revolution: 318 Blackwell St, Durham, NC 27701 (919) 687-4300

Old Havana Sandwich Shop: 310 E Main St, Durham,NC 27701 (919) 667-9525 or Havana Grill 404 W Chatham St, Cary, NC 27511 (919) 460-8662

Oakwood Café: (Cuban & Argentine) 300 E Edenton St, Raleigh, NC 27601 (919) 828-5994 

Caribbean Café: 2645 E Millbrook Rd, Raleigh, NC 27604 919.872.4858

Iraqi: (See also Afghani Restaurants)

Baba Ghannouj: 225 W. NC Hwy 54 Durham, NC 27713 919.484.0505 or 2105 E. NC Hwy 54 Durham, NC 27713 919.361.2305

Mediterra Grill: 2608 Erwin Road, Durham, NC 27705 919.383.0066

Mediterranean Deli: 410 W Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC 27516 919.967.2666

Somali: (See Congolese restaurants)