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Vigilucci's Seafood and Steakhouse

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3878 Carlsbad Boulevard, Carlsbad, CA 92009
+1 760-434-2580
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“seafood” (54 reviews)
“steak” (41 reviews)
“risotto” (18 reviews)
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10:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Italian, American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
3878 Carlsbad Boulevard, Carlsbad, CA 92009
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Reviewed April 11, 2016

Vigilucci's across from the ocean is as good a place for authentic Northern Italian food and any in San Diego County with a view of the ocean and sunset that can't be beat. We find all of Vigilucci's places to be very consistent with fine...More

Thank Ashley W
Reviewed April 10, 2016

From the wine selection to the appetizers, salads, specials and pasta and, finally, the desserts, everything was perfecto! We were fortunate to have Marcello as our waiter, who made great recommendations and was extremely friendly and fun. We ate here on the last night of...More

Thank BeachBabe8662
Reviewed April 9, 2016

We were introduced to the specials by our waiter Marcello! We elected to go with an Osso Buco, Lasagna, and the squid risotto - all were total winners as were the salads (a mozzarella and a beet salad). Desert was cannoli and creme brulee and...More

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Reviewed April 4, 2016

Busy restaurant with a nice vibe, good service and solid food. The outside patio is lovely as it has views on the ocean.

Thank Aluor
Reviewed April 1, 2016

Read about this restaurant on Trip Advisor and was looking forward to a great meal. The weather was beautiful and we sat outside on the front patio which was nice. We ordered a bruschetta by the piece and it was very good. We order a...More

Thank 1momo1
Reviewed March 30, 2016

There are few opportunities to dine Oceanside in the area, this one is a standout. Wonderful attentive staff and delicious authentic Italian cuisine--I have made several trips to Italy and have only been to a handful of great Italian restaurants in the USA...this is one...More

Thank Pinelakemo
Reviewed March 28, 2016

We have been all over Italy and my wife and I are both Italian so we have eaten Italian food all our lives. If you want good pasta and seafood made to perfection go to Vigilucci's Seafood and Steakhouse by the ocean with great views...More

Thank rbaker2013
Reviewed March 23, 2016

Really enjoyed the service, the view and lunch with my friends. We went at 2:00 so it was not crowded at all on a Monday afternoon. The sun broke through right when we sat down. I enjoyed my salmon salad very much. The bread is...More

Thank Regina T
Reviewed March 23, 2016

Great food and views. Sat on the patio overlooking the ocean. Great selection and food was amazing. Very attentive wait staff.

Thank Rob D
Reviewed March 15, 2016

A great sea side dinner location. Service in both the outside ocean view area or inside. FOOD: the specialize in Italian food with a diverse menu. I chose the Chicken Parmesan. A great choice; fresh vegies chicken and pasta that was well presented. A large...More

Thank OldPilot1967
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September 8, 2017|
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Response from DB A | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure. I think the best thing to do is to call them and ask about their usual holiday hours. I'm sure they do the same thing year after year- so that is something they'd know the answer to
September 7, 2017|
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Response from Linda H | Reviewed this property |
I would call the restaurant directly regarding their holiday hours.
Joseph L
April 11, 2017|
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Response from chneff | Reviewed this property |
I hope not
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$31 - $50
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Scenic view, Families with children, Special occasions, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar scene, 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 Boulevard, Carlsbad, CA 92009
    (Tamarack Ave.)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Carlsbad
  • Phone Number: +1 760-434-2580
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