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Vigilucci's Seafood and Steakhouse

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3878 Carlsbad Blvd, Carlsbad, CA 92008-4008 (Tamarack Ave.)
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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Arnold, Maryland
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101 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

In town for business and wanted to eat by the water! We lucked out!! What a nice place and friendly staff. We were a party of 4 with one vegetarian and everyone had a good meal! We had Osco Buco, a pasta dish with butternut squash, Beef carpaccio and a ribeye steak. The Osco Buco was "awesome" I was told.... More 

Thank John R
Desert Hills, AZ
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60 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stopped on a whim as we wanted an ocean view while dining. Good view but patio is close to busy highway. We sat inside and still had a great ocean view. Seated promptly. Service was excellent. Food and wine were superb.

Thank RovinRatties
Ruidoso, New Mexico
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38 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This restaurant has it all. The lovely ambience, outstanding service, ocean view -- and a fantastic menu. We ordered the seafood appetizer which was a mountain of beautiful, fresh seafood -- lobster tail, crab legs, oysters, ahi tuna and more. It was more than plenty for our party of 4. I had wonderful lobster pasta dish that I truly enjoyed.... More 

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Sacramento, California
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really enjoyed our evening. The food was an excellent and there was a great wine list. Everything was topped off by a beautiful sunset

Thank LKM1234
Carlsbad, California
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415 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 277 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We came with a recommendation from a good friend and we were not disappointed. I chose a pan seared scallops topped with chopped tomatoes and porcini mushrooms finished in a white wine truffle sauce atop crispy polenta. My wife chose gnocchi dumplings with lobster meat, shrimps and cherry tomatoes. From the wine list we chose a bottle of Sauvignon Blanc... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent location, service and food. The filet mignon risotto was delicious. Portion sizes were generous but not overwhelming. Definitely worth a visit when u r in Carlsbad.

Thank Umme Salma V
Seattle, Washington
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261 reviews
214 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came with friends for dinner on a Saturday night, got a great table looking out on the water/sunset, really lovely. Food was good, I had the caprese salad ($17) for starter, a huge ball of fresh mozzarella with thick slices of yellow tomato, basil and balsamic, very very good. For main course I had the vodka penne ($26) with... More 

Thank Maria B
Carlsbad, California
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24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I went to Vigilucci's to celebrate a professional milestone and had the best dinner! To start, we had breaded calamari, and as entrée we had risotto with beef in a gorgonzola cream and the chilean sea bass over polenta- everything was great! Drinks were also very good. Excellent service! This spot is a bit pricey so expect... More 

Thank Gricel K
Phoenix, Arizona
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Made our reservations through Trip Advisor (recommend) , we arrived at sunset and seated inside by the patio,giving us a phenomenal view. Our server was OUTSTANDING, very honest with his recommendations, he steered us away from some of the market priced menu items and suggested a few house specialties. The crab cake appetizer was to die for and the sashimi... More 

Thank Danny F
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94 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited on a Sunday night for Happy Hour. Polite couple gave us their table for four and relocated to a smaller table, Took friends who had not been here before and they enjoyed every minute. Food is good and ample for small eaters, complimentary bruschetta is great and service always good in this busy hustling but noisey location

Thank Charles H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$31 - $50
Italian, American, Gluten Free Options, 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
Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Scenic view, Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions
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?