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Vigilucci's Seafood and Steakhouse

3878 Carlsbad Boulevard, Carlsbad, CA 92009
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Ranked #6 of 278 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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English first
San Diego, California
14 reviews 14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

Vigilucci's is one of my favorite restaurants especially because their food is delicious without being laden with butter, cream, or salt.

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Anaheim, CA
12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014 NEW

We had good dining and service at the other Vigilucci's in Carlsbad, so decided to try this one. Made reservations on the web site using Open Table, very easy. It being lunchtime on a Thursday, we were given a choice of window, inside or outside seating. We chose a table just inside the open door to the patio. This turned... More

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San Diego, California
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Dinner for our anniversary last night. A slight bump in the road when we first were seated. They brought water, then bread and then we sat. Wait staff passing by. Saw the manager up with the hostess so I went up and asked if we were getting a waiter. Oops. Waiter was there, but no one told him he had... More

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Woodstown, New Jersey
15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

One of the best italian meals I've eaten!! I had pasta with seafood in a white sauce and it was outstanding. My wife's meal was also. Great service, wonderful view overlooking the Pacific. Make reservations as it gets crowded.

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London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 via mobile

Very disappointed with the meal I had. The lasagne was barely warm and not very good. My husbands food was better which he enjoyed. The location is excellent right near the beach good for watching the sun set

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Carlsbad, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

This is the fanciest and best of the Vigilucci family restaurants. The food is very good and it is directly across the street from the ocean. Outside patio gets lots of sun. Valet parking. We go here a few times a year for dinner on special occasions. But I also meet girlfriends at the bar for a glass of wine... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

The finale of a week in Carlsbad!! Took a wonderful walk at sunset along the beach, the city did an awesome job to get the full benefit with their pathways. Happened to see Vigilucci's and crossed the street to check it out. Met Victorio at the entry and he was the reason I decided to make reservations for my finale... More

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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36 reviews 36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

My boss and I ate here as it was recommended by a client of ours in Encinitas. As we drove up, I laughed because I used to go here when I was in high school but it was another restaurant (casual) at that time. Now it is elegant, the food was sublime, and the service impeccable. I have traveled all... More

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Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
Top Contributor
73 reviews 73 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

While vacationing in Carlsbad, we stumbled onto this restaruant and glad we did. Parking lot is tight but they do have valet but otherwise, awesome restaurant. They have great views of the ocean, the food is very very good, and the service is excellent. We ate inside as we didn't know about the outside tables. Highly recommend you try to... More

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Port Saint Lucie, Florida
17 reviews 17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Excellent experience all around! Timing of food was on point! I never felt rushed! The food was delectable! I had a prime steak 16 oz, of course only at half. With Alfredo pasta and vegetables. They Alfredo is the best I have ever had!! I went on a Friday night and reheated in the roster oven my leftovers on Sunday... More

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