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“Great restaurant!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Vigilucci's Seafood and Steakhouse

Vigilucci's Seafood and Steakhouse
3878 Carlsbad Boulevard, Carlsbad, CA 92009
760-434-2580
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Ranked #16 of 264 Restaurants in Carlsbad
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $31 - $50
Cuisines: Italian, Steakhouse, Seafood
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Good for: Large groups, Romantic, Doing business, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: Tamarack Ave.
Lincoln, NE
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431 reviews
314 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
“Great restaurant!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2013

The concierge at the Park Hyatt Aviara recommended this restaurant to my wife and I. We had a fantastic dinner. The filet mignon was cooked to absolute perfection. The service was excellent as well. It was a tad noisy but the place was packed with diners so the noise is understandable. I'd recommend this restaurant for sure.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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rancho santa fe
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24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Ocean front with great food!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2013

This is not your usual ocean front eatery. This is real restaurant with seriously good service and food. The right food for the right price. Old school in every way and that is a good thing. A regular for us locals.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Oceanside, California
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28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Yummy”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2013

Go for lunch. It is not usually as crowded as it is in the evening, the menu is pretty much the same but less expensive.

Visited October 2012
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Alabama
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31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Great place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2012 via mobile

Great service, great food, great view in that order. Ate here and Paon while in Carlsbad, Great meal at both but
This was the best

    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Carlsbad, California
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Here's a little secret...shhhh..don't tell”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2012

Yes, Vigilucci's is an amazing restaurant, a great place for birthdays, anniversaries or a nice (though slightly pricey) dinner. Yes, the view is amazing, too! (Directly across from the Pacific!)

But here's a little secret that only locals know. They have an amazing happy hour and there are only a few seats outside designated spcifically for Happy Hour sitting at the fire pit. So imagine this- Happ Hour prices on great food and drinks, a seat at the fire pit and a view of the ocean! It's an amazing value and experience.

Shhh, just don't tell anyone!

  • Visited November 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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