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Vigilucci's Cucina

2943 State St, Carlsbad, CA 92008-2337
+1 760-434-2500
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Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (63 reviews)
“bread” (32 reviews)
“prosciutto” (6 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 22:00 Hours
CUISINES
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
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LOCATION
2943 State St, Carlsbad, CA 92008-2337
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Reviewed 3 days ago

My customers and I decided to go for Italian food we all heard about Vigilucci's at Carlsbad Village, we all ordered different food on the menu one of my customers Chicken Marsella he told me it was good but not excellent my other customer ordered...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 09RayRay37
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Impeccable service and superb cuisine make Vigilucci's my one must-do restaurant when I visit San Diego. Highly recommend the eggplant parmesan. The desserts are fabulous, from decadent chocolate to light creme brulee. Refined yet friendly and attentive wait staff. Always a 5-star dining experience. This...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank jaxjohnson
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had flown in for a meeting with my Daughter and her family and to celebrate my Grandson Zayden's 10th birthday. Had never been to Carlsbad but we have a customer in Carlsbad so I asked them for restaurant suggestions. This was one of the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank LKNCHOWHOUND
Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

We came here in 2016 and gave Vigilucci’s Cucina a great review, and we were so pleased that nothing has changed! We had three wonderful dishes, 2 pasta dishes, meatballs and spaghetti and bucatini with seafood, and the Piccata Limone was perfect! We were stuffed,...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Lisabet O
Reviewed 19 October 2018

Interesting Dinner. First let me say the food was great, I had the Tagliata di Manzo con Polenta (Filet) my wife had the Pappardelle con Funghi e Capesante (Scallops and Pasta) and we split the Bruschetta. The interesting part, we were eating outside when a...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank John D
Reviewed 14 October 2018

The food was good. Preparation was good but not outstanding. The presentation was average. We would rate the food "Italian inspired" but it definitely not the way you eat in a typical Italian restaurant in Italy. One thing which we did not like was the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank picafloralpino
Reviewed 14 October 2018

As many have stated, nice selection of dishes, some are actually pretty good. The service can however be a hit or miss... Our experience 1 time excellent, 3 times good, 1 time bellow average.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank MrGLOBUS
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

Dinner with a group of friends. Nice restaurant with great heated outdoor patio and bar area. Parking is tight but they provide valet parking. Service was very good, efficient and friendly.m; Our orders were delivered to table very quickly ! Extensive menu with great choices....More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Cvj123
Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

Stopped here on a whim and it was wonderful! Sat at the bar and had great service from Kristina! Delicious meatballs and the complimentary bruschetta was a very nice touch. Tasty too! Will definitely go back!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank pbgayte
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

This restaurant has a risotto of the day. Last night it was risotto with sausage and mushrooms. You much and too heavy as a main course but we decided we would like to share this as an APPETIZER. The waitress told us she could bring...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Voyage772599
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings
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 St, Carlsbad, CA 92008-2337
    (Carlsbad Village Dr.)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Carlsbad
  • Phone Number: +1 760-434-2500
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