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Vigilucci's Seafood and Steakhouse

3878 Carlsbad Blvd, Carlsbad, CA 92008-4008
+1 760-434-2580
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“seafood” (59 reviews)
“steak” (43 reviews)
“risotto” (18 reviews)
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Italian, American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
3878 Carlsbad Blvd, Carlsbad, CA 92008-4008
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Reviewed yesterday

I had the most amazing Ossobuco alla Milanese at Vigilucci's! The veal was perfect, the risotto had the lightest taste of saffron, which was just delightful! The tomato sauce was not acidic, and the presentation was beautiful! I also had baked asparagus uwith truffle oil...More

Thank KaynGeorge
Reviewed 2 days ago

We had Dinner reservations at 6 for 6. We showed up a half hour early and went to the bar. This Bar was rocking...every seat taken and still the Bartender got to us and took our drink order...impressive! Our Server Dani was fabulous. She is...More

Thank PeggyChism
Reviewed 4 days ago

We were quickly seated for lunch with a view of the beach. The staff were very accommodating and attentive. We knew this was a high end place, but I'm still suffering sticker shock. We ordered the Antipasto di pesce chilled seafood platter appetizer- at market...More

1  Thank Rhett F
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Tripadvisor states this is a vegan friendly resturant, definitely not. Even the waitress (who’s vegan) said they’re not vegan friendly. They have one dish I could eat, even their marinara and pizza sauce has dairy. Food wasn’t bad, but also wasn’t good. Lame sauce. Even...More

Thank vaj31389
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food here is amazing and the scenery was breathtaking. I hope to come back with my wife. The service couldn't have been any better. The restaurant is very well organized and food came out in a good time frame.

Thank JohnWoo65
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After a VERY disappointing experience at Bluewater Grill last night, we decided to give Vigilucci's a try. We ordered the cioppino with pasta and the seafood risotto. Thus cioppino was at least 4 times the amount of food as Bluewater but 10 times better quality...More

1  Thank rocky0713
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were vacationing (VRBO) in Carlsbad CA ... a spring break trip. Our dinner at Vigilucci's in Carlsbad was planned as our "big meal out" for this trip, and we knew it would be a "pricey meal." But we were both blown away by the...More

Thank Smith510
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Several family members gathered for a birthday dinner and chose Vigilucci in Carlsbad - a very nice selection of yummy Italian food, good service, and a great wine selection, both bottles and by the glass. The atmosphere was nice too. Parking is a bit of...More

Thank Happytraveler87
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went for Sunday brunch on a beautiful California morning. Although you had the option to sit outside it was a bit chilly for us so we sat inside. The view from the window was the pacific ocean at its best. The waitress was lovely...More

Thank Travel482015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We dine at several different retaurants in the Vigilucci collection in San Diego but, by far, this is our favorite location. Each has a bit different take on the Italian experience and this seafood and steak focus is a wonderful combination for oceanview dining. The...More

Thank SandyEggo4Fun
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8 September 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
7 September 2017|
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Response from Linda H | Reviewed this property |
I would call the restaurant directly regarding their holiday hours.
Joseph L
11 April 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
US$31 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
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
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, View
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3878 Carlsbad Blvd, Carlsbad, CA 92008-4008
    (Tamarack Ave.)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Carlsbad
  • Phone Number: +1 760-434-2580
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