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Vigilucci's Cucina

2943 State St, Carlsbad, CA 92008-2337
+1 760-434-2500
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (60 reviews)
“bread” (27 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2943 State St, Carlsbad, CA 92008-2337
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Our family of five (three teenagers) was warmly received and promptly served by an attentive wait staff. The food was good, not great. Salads were good. My husband had veal parm and said the breading was too heavy and the veal was overcooked. My chicken...More

1  Thank Marianna P
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate with friends and everyone enjoyed their meal. I shared the evening special of a whole sea bass and it was some of the best fish I have had in Carlsbad. The service is impeccable, the warm bread was wonderful and I could have...More

1  Thank RetiredHawkeye
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pretty good Italian food for the area. The salad I got had a fairly bland dressing and could have been fantastic with just a little more flavor. We split the antipasto for two and the prosciutto and mozzarella were very good! Service was very good...More

1  Thank Susan M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visit Carlsbad a few times a year and never miss a visit to Vigilucci’s. Last night was simply excellent. The service and hospitality are tops as well as the food. You will never be disappointed in any of their locations. ENJOY! 😋

Thank Jilie D
Reviewed 10 February 2018

This restaurant is one that my husband and I like to frequent every 7 to 10 days. Why? Because the servers and managers like Simone treat you like you are family, when you dine at this restaurant. This, in my opinion, is by far the...More

2  Thank Irene C
Reviewed 10 February 2018

Very yummy food, terrific service, lovely environment inside or out on patio. Excellent warm bread too. Enjoyed the ambience of the place, patio lighting, part of a village feel amongst the shops etc

Thank LisaG28_11
Reviewed 7 February 2018

We had a great dinner with some really nice wines. The food and service were excellent! I would recommend this restaurante to anyone!

Thank henfal
Reviewed 3 February 2018

great service super friendly, not intrusive. the food is amazing! they make a pretty great caesar salad. had the spaghetti portofino, the amount of seafood was staggering. definitely got my money's worth. what more can I say, other than I can't wait to go back!

Thank cindy l
Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

This is one of those perfect restaurants! The food is so delicious, the staff so engaging and the location is perfect. On a typical Southern California evening sit outside and enjoy the flurry of people passing in the Village of Carlsbad. The wine list is...More

1  Thank bballwey
Reviewed 25 January 2018

Situated on the promenade, we were lucky to find an external table to people watch overlooking the ocean. Sadly, it was across a busy road, so was distracted by the traffic. The cocktails were delicious and there was a happy hour menu for small portion...More

1  Thank patbean
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Restaurant Details

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