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Vigilucci's Seafood and Steakhouse

3878 Carlsbad Boulevard, Carlsbad, CA 92009
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Ranked #5 of 282 Restaurants in Carlsbad
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $31 - $50
Sun 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Seafood, Steakhouse
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: Tamarack Ave.
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los angeles
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129 reviews 129 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW

This place appears cozy and has a great ocean view across the street. The $46 cotoletta milanese is a gigantic cut of veal with the attached bone. There is enough meat for at least 4 adults. It is the specialty of the house and comes with a delicious arugula salad. You could not eat anything else anyway. The espresso coffee... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Wonderful food, service and locale in seaside Carlsbad. Located across the street from the beach, a wonderful place to celebrate an anniversary, or in our case, a birthday. The surf and turf was spectacular and the chicken pasta was exquisite. You get what you pay for!

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Phoenix, Arizona
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30 reviews 30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Truly was one of the best Chicken Parms I have every had. Lightly breaded and so thin tender and moist!

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Hudsonville, Michigan
18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

We were seated right away, had a bottle of wine on the table in no time and provided great service all though out our dinner. Not only was our meal fantastic and more than we eat, the service was highly professional. My wife had the fettuccine Alfredo and I had the lasagna. Truly worth every penny.

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Oceanside, California, USA
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31 reviews 31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Saturday night was probably our 20th time at this fine restaurant. Excellent location right across from the beach... outdoor seating is superb.The proprietor Vittorio Homberger is a gracious host. The service levels and the quality of the food is five star for sure. My wife and I ordered the pasta lagostino...it was amazing!!! We highly recommend this fine establishment in... More 

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Washington state
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29 reviews 29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

I wanted an ocean view; he wanted pasta. Vigilucci's Seafood and Steakhouse was a perfect fit. It has outside dining across the street from the beach and serves absolutely delicious pasta dishes! The bread they serve ahead of the meal is absolutely fabulous - a crunch to the crust, soft white middle and so delicious with a dip into the... More 

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Manalapan, New Jersey
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61 reviews 61 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

OMG finally a restaurant with excellent old time bread its like I use to get in Brooklyn. When you bite into it you here that crunch and those delicious crumbs fall to the plate so when your done you lick your finger and swipe across the dish and then lick them off your finger or pick up the dish and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
17 reviews 17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

What better way to experience great food looking out to an ocean sunset. It is steps away from the beach in Carlsbad famous for beaches and scenes from Top Gun. It is an upmarket restaurant with valet parking and friendly waitstaff. Food is great, expensive but you get what you pay for! Definitely worth a visit if you are staying... More 

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Hemet, California
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36 reviews 36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

You don't want to miss getting a table in this smaller, outstanding venue. And when you taste the deliciousness you'll know why. We 4 ordered different dishes--each one an amazing winner!

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Top Contributor
60 reviews 60 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

We asked our hotel where to find good seafood, ocean front in Carlsbad and they recommended Vigilucci's. We had eaten at the italian sister restaurant the previous night and loved it so we thought the seafood/steak version would be just as good. We were right! We made a reservation online, asking for outside seating. They had saved us a great... More 

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Additional Information about Vigilucci's Seafood and Steakhouse

Address: 3878 Carlsbad Boulevard, Carlsbad, CA 92009
Phone Number: 760-434-2580
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Carlsbad
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 31 - 50
Cuisine: Seafood, Steakhouse

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