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Vigilucci's Cucina

2943 State St, Carlsbad, CA 92008-2337
+1 760-434-2500
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (60 reviews)
“bread” (32 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2943 State St, Carlsbad, CA 92008-2337
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As usual the food is fsntastic and the service just as good. All of the veal dishes are perfection. Can't go wrong with ravioli in vodka sauce! I recommend this restaurant for any meal or event.

Thank salesman2014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love both restaurants, both have excellent food and service. This Carlsbad location has a hipper feel. Can't go wrong! Food is always fresh and delicious.

Thank Jean K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The bread is amazing! I had the risotto and filet tips with broccoli which was delicious. My husband had the penne pasta which was good but not wonderful for the price. The ocean view is a plus but parking can be a problem with minimal...More

Thank Kimberly B
Reviewed 6 June 2018

Located downtown it gives the feel of a local restaurant but delivers as well as any big city higher end. Comfortable seating in a attractive interior leads to easy conversations even when busy.....as it appears is the case. Nice wine selection and wide price range....More

Thank R H
Reviewed 3 June 2018

This is a great Italian restaurant in the middle of Carlsbad Village. The food is very good, although we usually order the pasta, it is all good. The outside dining is great, with heated tables on the sidewalk and an outside dining area right in...More

Thank floribel1
Reviewed 26 May 2018

Before I review, I just want to point out that there is at least one review here that is not related to Vigilucci's Italiano but rather their steak and seafood restaurant across from the beach. That said, my wife and I had another great meal...More

1  Thank Mike B
Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

The best part is the view, it is right across the street from the beach. The steak was good, but the noodles were kind of chewy. The wait staff (and maybe even the chef) were smoking in the driveway when I arrived, and I almost...More

1  Thank LoUcaDiaN
Reviewed 10 April 2018

When we return to Carlsbad annually, we always visit Vigilucci's. Excellent seafood. Had the Portofino Spagetti which was very, very good. Wife had the lazagna which was also so good.

Thank johnwY8305UO
Reviewed 9 April 2018

Had an enjoyable meal sitting outside. Service was awfully friendly and efficient. Very good pasta dishes.

Thank GoDucks99
Reviewed 6 April 2018

I have previously reviewed this restaurant favorably. It is one of our most frequently visited eatery in Carlsbad. This time it was an anniversary dinner ... Great food, good ambiance and excellent service but it was very bothersome ( and I told this to our...More

Thank PG13LA
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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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