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Vigilucci's Seafood and Steakhouse

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3878 Carlsbad Boulevard, Carlsbad, CA 92009 (Tamarack Ave.)
+1 760-434-2580
11:00 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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San Marcos, California
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

great Italian place which believe me in North County is hard to find.Food was fresh and atmosphere inside very nice.

Thank deby708
Lewes, Delaware
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I can not say enough about the quality of the food and service. Raviolis chosen by my wife were to die for and the scallops were the best I have ever had. However, I must reflect that I was stunned by the price points for all entries. Each was inflated and in some cases significantly over the normally high prices.... More 

Thank Chet P
Brentwood, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thanksgiving Day dinner at a restaurant can be a rushed event, along with possibly inferior meals. But our experience at Vigilucci's was quite the opposite! Beautiful atmosphere, and delicious food!

Thank Karynlass
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I have been to three different Vigolucci'a. All three are consistently excellent. The food is delicious, hot, and served promptly. They seem to have an unending supply of native Italian waiters. We were most recently ay the Coronado location, and were very pleased. Vigilucci's is our go-to location for upscale Italian food.

Thank Lennypooh
Atlanta, Georgia
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34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The lightest, crispy, tender calimare i have had anywhere. The jumbo prawns, the filet, all perfectly prepared. If you want a great restaurant with wonderful menu, this is for you.

Thank Larry L
Carlsbad, California
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wonderful anniversary dinner here. My wife had the cioppino and I had the lamb chops. Both were very good. The crab cakes we had as appetizers were exceptional - my wife said they were the best she has ever had. Service was good, though they kept getting our orders switched (my wife got my entrée and dessert... More 

Thank Peter J
San Marcos, California
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108 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A friend of mine from the north east visited San Diego after 17 years and after walking by the seawall at Carlsbad State beach we went to Vigilucci's for dinner. We both had a wonderful evening. The service was excellent. The food was beautifully presented and the chef made up something just for my friend who wanted something that reminded... More 

Thank rpillai494
Winchester, Virginia
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24 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My absolute favorite restaurant when I'm in the SD area! Impeccable food and service with amazing ocean views

Thank chneff
Sewickley, Pennsylvania
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217 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a spectacular dinner at V's earlier tonight. The pear and greens salad, mushroom soup, petrale sole, tuna and special desert were all memorable.

Thank Johnsotr
Oceanside, California
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101 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food and service as always. We have been long time diners but this is the first time we have ever been for Saturday lunch. Even though the weather was terrific and the view wonderful there were only three other tables taken... Not very festive. The reason, I think... Only three cars in the parking lot and a giant sign... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$31 - $50
Italian, American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, 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
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Romantic, Scenic view, Bar scene, Families with children
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 Boulevard, Carlsbad, CA 92009
    (Tamarack Ave.)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Carlsbad
  • Phone Number: +1 760-434-2580

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