Crawford & Son

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$30 and under
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American
Crawford and Son is a modern neighborhood restaurant. Our goal is to cultivate lasting relationships within our community of guests, vendors and our team.

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What 1425 People Are Saying
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4.9based on recent ratings
4.9
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4.8
service
4.8
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97% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner
Raleigh
2 reviews
Dined on March 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fabulous. Our first visit was long overdue. We enjoyed very much.

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BarbaraD
Houston
1 review
Dined on March 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Dinner was excellent. I felt very confident in Scott Crawford and his team to provide a safe and clean environment to have a fun night out with great food.

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OpenTable Diner
Atlanta
7 reviews
Dined on March 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was great as well of the cocktails! All of the staff was so helpful and kind.

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OpenTable Diner
Wilmington
1 review
Dined on March 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Hands down best food in Raleigh with service to match

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OpenTable Diner
Raleigh
4 reviews
Dined on March 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

AMAZING as always!!!!

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AnneL
San Francisco
7 reviews
Dined on March 13, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Interesting wine list but would be great if servers more knowledgeable vs having to check tasting notes

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vipOpenTable Diner
Raleigh
13 reviews
Dined on March 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolute perfection. Scott Crawford’s talent shines through in every delicious bite. Don’t miss the himachi crudo and the butternut squash soup with crab.

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vipAwesome
Raleigh
19 reviews
Dined on March 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Awesome service and food. Roasted beet salad was my favorite. But my sea bass with crab meat was about a tie with it! And the desserts I would order again as well. Wish I lived closer by to eat there more often.

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vipgingerc
Raleigh
3 reviews
Dined on March 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was fabulous. I requested special seating and it was provided. Our wait person was delightful! The wine was excellent. My out of town friend was super impressed with the food, the ambience, the wine and the wait staff. Loved it all!

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suzanneruggles
Western NC
5 reviews
Dined on March 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As usual, one of the finest meals in Raleigh.

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MarianneG
Raleigh
5 reviews
Dined on March 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The seabass was some of the best food I’ve had in years!

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AdamW
Raleigh
2 reviews
Dined on March 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was an incredible dining experience. We loved everything about it! Can't wait to go back!

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KimberleyG
Raleigh
11 reviews
Dined on March 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was our first visit to Crawford & Son and it did not disappoint! We were there to celebrate my husband's birthday and our dining experience was fantastic. The food was delicious and the service was outstanding.

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Maynda
1 review
Dined on March 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Thought the food was fantastic! Our preference is to NOT dine at a place with the communal seating especially if paying significantly for our meal, so that would keep us from dining here again. If that type of seating is fine with you, then I highly recommend it.

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OpenTable Diner
Raleigh
4 reviews
Dined on March 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food. Can’t wait to go back!! The Brussel sprouts were sooo good!

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SarahE
Charlotte
2 reviews
Dined on March 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Cozy vibe and amazing food. Short rib pasta was unreal. Can’t wait to go back!

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ThomasD
Raleigh
4 reviews
Dined on March 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

All the dishes in our part elicited praises for taste and presentation. Service was attentive without being intrusive. Waitstaff very well trained.

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AntoinetteS
1 review
Dined on March 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Crawford and Son is a beautiful restaurant with great service and exceptional food. It was our first time there. We will definitely go back.

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vipdoglover
Raleigh
48 reviews
Dined on March 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing as always. The Sweet Bread Pudding is beyond incredible.

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LorenG
Raleigh
2 reviews
Dined on March 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Sea Bass was awesome! Scott and team continue to deliver an incredible experience.

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vipLaura
Charlotte
75 reviews
Dined on February 29, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Rarely in Raleigh but this would be one reason to cross the state to go back! Service was particularly outstanding - good wine recommendation, good overview of the dishes, etc. Parking was a challenge (resulting in a citation for parking in a residential neighborhood!) but still worth it. Riffs on popular dishes were successful and sharing allowed us to taste multiple items. Ambiance was great - active throughout the evening, positive vibe. All the servers were efficient and welcoming.

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JimD
New York Area
1 review
Dined on February 29, 2020
Overall3food2service4ambience4

Went to this restaurant 2x. Loved the 1st time. Food wasn’t good the second time, especially for the $$.

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EricB
Raleigh
3 reviews
Dined on February 29, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Great food and service.
Will come back.

Minor detail:
Classic rock music in a trendy/upscale restaurant like this is out of place. That's ale house territory. I don't want to hear Foreigner while dining on excellent sea bass.

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OpenTable Diner
Raleigh
2 reviews
Dined on February 29, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The meal was amazing! We will go back.

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vipJNJ2
Raleigh
44 reviews
Dined on February 29, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Crawford and Son never fails to delight! Delicious food and spot on service. Consistently excellent!

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PeteZ
1 review
Dined on February 28, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Got a gift card from a friend so it was a nice change from the usual Friday night repertoire. We were running a little late so I called and asked if they would hold our reservation for 15 minutes and they said "no problem"

The restaurant is on the smaller side. Nice seating arraignment and low lights made it feel more intimate than I initially expected. The server was fantastic, knew the menus inside out and was sweet and attentive from beginning to end.

Now for the best part...the food.

Wow!

Small menu with very fresh items that are creatively prepared and delicious. The portions are perfect, plenty to satisfy but not so much you'll have to haul half of it home.

We had a great cocktail each and a lucious beet salad to start then wine with our entrees.

My wife had a chicken dish that was juicy, tender and surprisingly crunchy. We're pretty sure it was some kind of rice Krispy that really made it special. I had the poached sea bass in a crab and fennel broth that was beyond perfect. Fresh and delicious. We also ordered a side of the sweet potato bread pudding...enough said!

All in all a great evening at Crawford and Son. Will be back soon but now I need to find something equally incredible and send my friend s gift card to both repay the kindness and kick up the competition.

His pick will be hard to beat.

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vipNickG
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on February 28, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best meal we’ve had in a long while...and we live in New York.

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vipEric
Denver
1 review
Dined on February 28, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was definitely among the top dining experiences I have ever had. Everything was very thoughtfully crafted. The service was excellent. I can’t wait to go back.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on February 28, 2020
Overall3food5service1ambience5

Very disappointed that I was over charged for two cocktails. Sat at the bar and it wasn’t busy at all. Felt they were trying too hard to up sell the appetizers and deserts that we didn’t order. I feel they added to drinks to make up for the unsold appetizers and deserts. After asking for the bill to be corrected I was told error was because of a computer glitch.

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MaryJoC
Raleigh
1 review
Dined on February 27, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

It was our second time eating at Crawford and Son. Once again, it was excellent. Beet salad and butternut squash soup were excellent, as was the sea bass. Sweet potato soufflé type side was very good, but must admit I was seriously bummed to see their bread pudding side was not on menu (think stuffing...in heaven). Will definitely be back!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on February 26, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and service. Great drinks too!

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sfbee99
Raleigh
2 reviews
Dined on February 26, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

We loved the ambiance at this restaurant. It's small and intimate - perfect for a date night. It also has a nice bar area to sit and enjoy a drink. The staff is friendly and knowledgeable, we really enjoyed our server who gave us awesome wine pairing and food recommendations. We had a couple of appetizers, split an entree and a dessert and it was the perfect amount of food for 2 of us. One thing we really enjoyed is the attention to flavor profiles that the chef has with the menu - each dish tasted amazing when all the flavors were combined into each bite. We will definitely be back!

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RisaP
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined on February 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My out of town guests had a lovely time — I always love bringing people to this amazing spot. :)

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OpenTable Diner
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on February 22, 2020
Overall3food3service3ambience4

Least favorite of multiple visits. Wait staff less attentive and food not as good as usual. Vegetarian option disappointing and fish subpar. Wish I had ordered the short ribs.

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OpenTable Diner
Raleigh
1 review
Dined on February 22, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lick your plate meal as always!!!

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BradJ
Raleigh
1 review
Dined on February 21, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Second time. Everything was great! The service was above any recent places we have been.

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StevenS
Raleigh
5 reviews
Dined on February 21, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My favorite restaurant in Raleigh, hands down. Always a great menu selection, gorgeous plating, fantastic flavor profiles. Hospitality and service are top notch. Ambiance is chic and refined but not stuffy. Can’t recommend this establish enough!

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vipmyreview
Hawaii
6 reviews
Dined on February 21, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Wonderful dining experience. Fabulous servers, excellent dishes!

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vipJames
Raleigh
27 reviews
Dined on February 19, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We had a great meal and service. An excellent restaurant. Would highly recommend.

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OpenTable Diner
Raleigh
6 reviews
Dined on February 19, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Catfish and chowder was just fantastic! Great evening.

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