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Vigilucci's Cucina

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2943 State Street, Carlsbad, CA 92008-2337 (Carlsbad Village Dr.)
+1 760-434-2500
Today
11:30 - 22:30
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Sun 10:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:30
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Narragansett, Rhode Island
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I hesitate to rate any place five stars in that it means there is no room for improvement. We had considered trying the restaurant several times in our past visits to California however we never made the time to do so. This time we decided to stop as we were passing by and we were glad we did. Upon entering... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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100 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The four of us went for dinner and all had fabulous meals. I had the artichoke appetizer and eggplant Parm for main. Husband had crab cakes and then a seafood pasta. Brother and sister in law split a salad (good idea)of Gorgonzola and pear and then veal limone and veal porcini both came with home made pasta. Restaurant has a... More 

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352 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a must stop when in town . Fantastic location and view of the ocean and beach , valet parking , great service that is friendly and helpful , and the food is outstanding . The coippino was great . The calamari is delicious .

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Thank Mike T
Montreal, Canada
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154 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food. The fish was excellent and so was the veal picatta. I loved the cesar salad too. The staff was very professional and efficient.

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Sedona, Arizona
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142 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When in Carlsbad we always go to Vigilucci's. The food is superb. We sat outside and the heaters made the outside a treat. Enjoyed several drinks and just outstanding food.

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Calgary, Canada
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372 reviews
221 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great food, interesting bruschetta with Prosciutto and buffalo mozzarella! Loved my veal, huge serving complete with al Dante pasta and beautifully prepared fresh vegetables. The seafood pasta was also great. And do yourself a favour and try the Sicilian wine Nero d'avilo! Lovely old world service. Located on a charming street in Carlsbad.

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San Antonio, Texas
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017

We took the family to this restaurant while we were staying in Oceanside, California. This is an upscale Italian restaurant with authentic cuisine. It had something for everyone from steak, seafood, and traditional Italian cuisine. The service was impeccable from the hostess, to the wait staff. Will be back again.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 March 2017

We arrived in Carlsbad about 1 pm, wanted lunch and to walk on the beach. Vigilucci's was open and had valet parking. There were five of us - one was a child. The outside tables were all in use, so we ate inside... and pretty much had it to ourselves. One person had crab legs and was very pleased with... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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87 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017

It seems that getting a simple sandwich for lunch these days is an impossibility. Vigilucci's has a lengthy of sandwiches with add-ons of all kinds, and I'm sure they are all very good if that is what you're looking for. We were at the State St. location of Vigilucci's in Carlsbad where there is a well-stocked deli as well as... More 

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Spruce Grove
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

A very busy restaurant with exceptional food. Book ahead as they are busy. Unfortunately our waiter was more interested in a table next to us and the single lady than serving us. We still enjoyed the food and wine.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Cuisine
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:30
Saturday
11:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2943 State Street, Carlsbad, CA 92008-2337
    (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?