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Vigilucci's Seafood and Steakhouse

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3878 Carlsbad Blvd, Carlsbad, CA 92008-4008 (Tamarack Ave.)
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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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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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This restaurant is advertised as a fine place to see the sunset, look at some of the photos, it certainly is. We were here for lunch though, so no sunset. We had a special which was pasta with sausage and shrimp in a Parmason cream sauce, very good. Service is excellent. Our pup enjoyed this dog friendly restaurant!

Thank Prfsr
Sydney, Australia
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51 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This was the best food I've had on our trip to west coast USA. So amazing and the view at sunset was also great. They catered well for kids in fact my son had a gnocchi that I would of been satisfied with. Prices are on the high side but you get what you pay for! If we get a... More 

Thank Nathan B
Walnut, California
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46 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We celebrated our 50th anniversary here with my family and the ambiance, the service and the food was the BEST!! The ambiance, of course was the picture window view of the ocean. The service was not just good, it was personal. AND the food was to die for. There were eight of us and we each ordered different entrees and... More 

Thank RMJorda1
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Visited on a Saturday night when Happy Hour is over early. Arrived in time to order and enjoyed the prime rib sliders and one of the various wines on the list. This is a go to spot eavery quarter when I visit on a business trip. Am not a large eater so the variety on the happy hour choices are... More 

Thank Charles H
Orlando, Florida
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72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Located right on the Pacific Coastal Highway Vigilucci's offers good food in a lovely setting. Our group had seven people and that may have contributed to slower than usual service. I had the rigatoni with sausage and it was very tasty. A friend had the vegetable and polenta dish and thought it was wonderful.

Thank Margaret C
Carlsbad, California
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46 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Met some friends here for dinner last week. We were seated at the outside dining area over looking the ocean. The service was excellent. Quick and attentive. I had the Lasagna which was outstanding. My guest enjoyed the spaghetti and meat balls which she had no problem devoring all of it. They have a nice selection of wine, drinks, and... More 

Thank LaCostaKeith
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Disappointing service. My wife and I dropped in mid Friday afternoon for a late lunch/early dinner. I asked if they were serving the lunch or dinner menu. They said the dinner menu was in effect at the time we arrived - 3:20pm. Seventy minutes after arriving we were still waiting for our main course, both pastas - nothing complicated. The... More 

Thank David N
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thank you to Vigilucci's for a wonderful and delicious anniversary dinner and evening. My bride had the Spaghetti e Polpette that was prepared perfectly and the meat balls outstanding! I had the Penne Vodka con Porcini e Gamberoni and it as well did not disappoint. Pasta cooked perfect, plentiful rock shrimp and the jumbo prawn topper was tender and delicious.... More 

Thank GernGang
Madrid, Spain
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Normally I am not a fan of Italian restaurants but this place was superb. The location is fantastic, the service impeccible and the food outstanding. Our waiter, Mario, had only been in the US for 3 months but he was very good and explained some items we didn't understand on the menu (preparation). Great night out with the sunset in... More 

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Ship Bottom, New Jersey
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570 reviews
356 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 234 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent wine list, Varied menu with many options. Excellent staff, and very open and airy inside. Very nice bar with excellent views of large screen TV's.

Thank MarkO95

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$31 - $50
Italian, American, Seafood
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, Local cuisine, Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3878 Carlsbad Blvd, Carlsbad, CA 92008-4008
    (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?