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Vigilucci's Seafood and Steakhouse

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3878 Carlsbad Boulevard, Carlsbad, CA 92009 (Tamarack Ave.)
760-434-2580
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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palm desert ca
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182 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I went for an anniversary lunch and enjoyed excellent salads.. There was no crowd and we had excellent seats with an ocean view. Service was excellent, the waiter even warning us that the olives had pits.. Several downsides,however, No soft drinks listed in the menu. No butter for the bread. Mandatory charge in the parking lot. The... More 

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Thank morteight
San Marcos, California
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38 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Once again an excellent choice for that special celebration evening out. From reservation, requested seating, cuisine, wine selections and service all A Plus. We had selected the outside patio and watched the sunset over the ocean what more could you ask for. Parking is very limited on the street but they offer a controlled parking lot always space available.

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Thank Dave A
Boerne, Texas
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We celebrated our 35th anniversary with dinner at this restaurant. The restaurant is very popular and therefore very crowded, not a surprise. However, it is extremely Noisy and not the least bit romantic as we had hoped for such an occasion. Our table was nothing special and simply squeezed in amongst those around it. The food was good, but nothing... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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20 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So this place is great for food and experience but I'll tell you this much. The bathrooms are disgusting! The worst I've been in ever especially for the price of the meal. This place is extremely pricy.

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Thank Alex_P_602
Scottsdale
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here on last minute reservation after 8 pm on a Monday! The service was excellent!Charles our waiter was exceptional as well as his team. Food and wine recommendations were excellent. Menu is straightforward Italian so salmon with macadamia seemed a bit off theme but figured they are looking to please a wide customer base. Had the prime rib and... More 

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Thank hiptip68
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196 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is an average Italian Restaurant with excellent service but not so tasty food... Drinks were really bad. I expected a lot more.

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Thank Jmcgcabo
Evanston, IL
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great view from the dining room. Service was great, the wine superb and something in the menu to please everyone. Romantic.

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Thank Farenzy
Carlsbad, California
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great location. Great service. Great ambience. I expected more of the food however. I ordered and received a beautiful piece of fish; plated to perfection. The fish and black rice I had high hopes for tasted like SALT. No flavor, no spices or seasoning, but a pure cattle salt lick. I couldn't even finish it. Terrible. Way too expensive to... More 

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Thank carlsbadjen
Las Vegas, Nevada
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

Excellent food, service and location = $$$$ Was in town solo on business and checked out this place that my client recommended. Will return with my family later this year.

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McKinney, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

This restaurant has an amazing view and a great place to watch the sun set, the view is breathtaking. I would advise making reservations. The wait staff was very friendly but it took some time to get our order taken and for our food to arrive. We had the caesar salad & pear salad prior to our meal. We ordered... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$31 - $50
Cuisine
American, Gluten Free, Italian, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Scenic view, Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions, Romantic
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3878 Carlsbad Boulevard, Carlsbad, CA 92009
    (Tamarack Ave.)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Carlsbad
  • Phone Number: 760-434-2580

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?