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Vigilucci's Trattoria Italiana

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530 N. Hwy 101, Encinitas, CA 92024
(760)634-2365
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Today
11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 42
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  • 6
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  • 6
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Seafood by the Sea

We ordered the Calamari appetizer Fried just right. I Had Seafood Rissoto, my wife had Manila Clams, Spaghetti. Our Only Problem Was We Couldn't Eat It all. We should be so lucky at other places we visited. Great food and ambiance.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 17, 2015
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Sacramento
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

I can only assume based upon the prior reviews that we were there on a really off night service wise and that happens. What is disappointing is that the Manager all but ran and hid in the back (that is when he was not flirting with the hostesses) while the front of his house was going down in flames. The... More 

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Duxbury, Massachusetts
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Great Italian restaurant and atmosphere. The food was fantastic and enjoyed the piano player in the bar area. Some nice outside seating.

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Dana Point,
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

We ordered the Calamari appetizer Fried just right. I Had Seafood Rissoto, my wife had Manila Clams, Spaghetti. Our Only Problem Was We Couldn't Eat It all. We should be so lucky at other places we visited. Great food and ambiance.

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San Diego, California
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Consistently the best Italian Restaurant in town. Great food, service and ambience. Very reasonably priced for a beach restaurant.

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Toronto
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272 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

Great hospitality and tremendous value Pasta was especially great as was service Very consistent quality and great re decorated from years past Great meal

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Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

We went to this restaurant to celebrate our friends wedding anniversary. The ambiance was very nice, the wait staff did an excellent job and the food was great. 3 of us had pasta dishes and the 4th had fish. All of the meals were fantastic and we followed it up with their homemade dessert. I had the tiramisu. It was... More 

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

So I went here last month a little against my will because I have been to their other restaurants before. I have to say I was really nicely surprised and happy with the quality and the authenticity of the meal. The staff was super pleasant and the evening was quite relaxed. I had a veal dish which was a little... More 

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Breckenridge, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Love the entertainment here and the food is reasonable priced and tasty. Having stayed (a lot lately) in Italy, I have to say that the dishes served here are "heavier" (e.g. thicker Pizza crust) than you would get in Italy....in ways you can say the preparation has been adjusted somewhat - maybe to the taste of the locals here. That's... More 

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Wow. Ate in the bar. Terrific service from Charlie. Great food and drinks. Highly recommend the meatballs, ribs and pizza.

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Turners Falls, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Just a short walk away from where we were staying we found this restaurant to have delicious food reasonably priced and live entertainment couldn't ask for better.Oh I should also mention their wine list was not bad either

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Additional Information about Vigilucci's Trattoria Italiana

Address: 530 N. Hwy 101, Encinitas, CA 92024
Phone Number: (760)634-2365
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Encinitas
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisine: Italian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 530 N. Hwy 101, Encinitas, CA 92024
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Encinitas
  • Phone Number: (760)634-2365

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am

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