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Vigilucci's Cucina

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$$ - $$$
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2943 State Street, Carlsbad, CA (Carlsbad Village Dr.)
+1 760-434-2500
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
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Carlsbad, California
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

15-20% Premium on Valentine's Day. As a local resident and semi-regular customer, Vigilucci's was a favorite until Feb 14. Went there for a late lunch at 2:45PM - not busy AT ALL. I noticed the prices were 15-20% above the regular prices (as well as al-a-carte so maybe even higher) or a 3-course meal for $75. It was simply because... More 

Thank Jill A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A great dinner with fine service and pleasant company. no better way to welcome in the New Year! A menu of delectable choices with matching wines ........ what more can one ask!?

Thank Gerald N D
Carlsbad, CA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The owner has always wanted to be one step ahead of things. This great restaurant has just had a face lift nside and out. Great new decorations , carpeting, lighting fixtures, bathrooms and outside patio. This presents a freash Italian flare to an already great place to eat and enjoy the excellent food. I suggest getting there early to get... More 

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Okanogan, WA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had dinner here. Very nice restaurant, great atmosphere, with great service. The restaurant is very well staffed. The food was very good and the waiter we had was very helpful with suggestions on various dishes and wine selections. I give extra kudos for service based on one example. At a nearby table was a large group that had a young... More 

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Carlsbad, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

OK but overpriced and snobby waiters. Three or four in the San Diego metro area. Go to the one in Coronado for better ambience.

Thank bailey b
Grimes, Iowa
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant was highly recommended to us and it did not disappoint. They were very accommodating and split the best ceasar salad ever. I loved the gnocchi and the wine list was very good also.

Thank joekarjohnson
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It's my birthday. It's our anniversary. We're taking you out to say thank you! We have family here from out of town. I'm always so excited to have things to celebrate so I can go to Vigiluccis. The view across the 101 is breathtaking! The bar area is welcoming. The martini serving is generous. The entrees are delicious and well... More 

Thank MandaC22
Mamaroneck, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2017 via mobile

Was looking for Italian food and found Vigilucci's, Had the crab cakes appetizer and the chicken piccata dinner, Perfect!! Friendly staff.

Thank KarenM8154
Coconut Creek, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 21, 2016

They seated us without a reservation, very nice table inside but near the window. We had 3 kids with us and we all had a terrific meal. Service was very nice, the food came out in a timely manner and it was very tasty.

Thank Les B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016

We always have dinner here when visiting Carlsbad and are never disappointed. The food is delicious, the service impeccable, and our family loves this place. Located on state street with indoor and outdoor dining. Great place to sit outside and people watch while enjoying wine and appetizers, especially on Weds. as the Farmer's Market is happening.

Thank Tresa P

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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
$30 - $30
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2943 State Street, Carlsbad, CA
    (Carlsbad Village Dr.)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Carlsbad
  • Phone Number: +1 760-434-2500

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