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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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Syracuse, New York
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85 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The 3 of us went there for a late dinner. We arrived at 9 and we where seated quickly. None of us were in the mood for a cocktail or an appetizer and that seemed to give the waiter an attitude. We ordered or mains and they arrived quickly. Paul got the gnocchi he liked the flavor but asked were... More 

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San Diego, California
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62 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We ate in the bar during happy hour and had a very disappointing experience. The drinks were watery (stick with wine or beer), every food dish was bland to poor. Meatballs, salad, pasta with vodka sauce, calamari...none of these dishes were good. There may be something good on the full menu but skip the happy hour menu.

Thank george m
Philadelphia, PA
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184 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One word to sum up this restaurant is exquisite. The restaurant is wonderfully maintained, it's clean and the decor throughout provides a nice, warming ambiance. You can sit at the bar, outside or inside. They can open up the sliders so even when inside it feels like you're outside. If it's chilly no worries, they even have some outside heaters.... More 

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Norco, California
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28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I ate here last night. We went without reservations, figuring there would bee no problem on a Wednesday night. I'm glad we didn't wait any longer to go, this place filled up fast, right after we were seated. It was easy to see why with the great view of the Pacific. The bar is open air and... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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69 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The outside seating area overlooks the water. Great view for the sunset. Food was excellent, 2 in our party had prime rib, cooked to perfection. The other meals were outstanding as well.

Thank Debbie S
Columbus, Ohio
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2016

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!

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Sydney, Australia
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61 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016 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 

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Walnut, California
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49 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016

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 

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105 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016

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 

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Orlando, Florida
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169 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016 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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$31 - $50
Italian, American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
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
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Scenic view, Bar scene, Families with children, Romantic, 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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Aurora, Colorado
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?