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2013 OpenTable

Diner’s Choice Award for Best Food Diner’s Choice Award for Best Overall Diner’s Choice Award for Best Service Diner’s Choice Award for Fit for Foodies

“This is an outstanding and very unique restaurant.”

“We just had another fabulous dinner at Crudo.”

“This place is not to be missed, one of Phoenix’s best.”

“In a cookie-cutter kind of dining world, Crudo really stands out. This is inventive, beautifully prepared and served cuisines. …The best meal we’ve had in fact ouside of New York City and LA.”


2013 Food and Wine

Arizona’s Top 100 New Bars


2013 Scottsdale Culinary Fest

Arizona Culinary Hall of Fame – Chef of the Year


2013 AZ Restaurant Week

“Arriving at the location feels very much like discovering a little-known gem, as you venture behind the unsuspecting Gaslight Square shopping center.”

“…you realize that this is a real escape. It’s not about others in the room; it’s about you and your company sharing an intimate moment.”


2013 National Media

James Beard Dinner


2013 10 Best USA Today

10 Best Phoenix Restaurants (#1)

“Fresh, simple and always-intriguing, the Crudo (“raw” in Italian) menu emphasizes seasonal and locally-sourced ingredients and mouth-watering culinary juxtaposition.”

“Sushi sensibility meets traditional Italian flavors at Crudo, Phoenix’s hip Italian cafe specializing in sashimi-style seafood.”

2012 Arizona Republic

4.5 Stars from Howard Seftel

“What makes Campbell’s fare stand out? Certainly, the ingredients are primo. But what Campbell does with them is often highly original and always skillfully executed.”

“If exceptional food and drink aren’t enough of a lure, Crudo’s appealing setting ought to cinch the deal.”

“When we expressed our pleasure afer a meal – of course, I dined here anonymously – she encourage us to get the word out about Crudo. Consider it done.”


2012 Phoenix Magazine

Best New Restaurant

“With more spacious, spartan digs, Chef Cullen Campbell expanded his madly imaginative, Itlian flecked, frequently-changing menu.”


2012 New Times

Phoenix Best Move

“The new hidden-away location, in the back of the Gaslight Square Plaza, feels like a delicious secret- but not really, because we keep telling everyone about it.”

“Chef Cullen Campbell’s restaurant has stepped it up proper in the real estate department.”

“Now, Campbell’s menu of inventive raw seafood dishes, handmade pasta dishes signature mozzarellas, and wood-grilled items can be enjoyed in a warm and intimate setting with flickering candles and bay-window nooks.”


2010 The Arizona Republic

Devoured Gold Medalist – Howard Seftel