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Vigilucci's Trattoria Italiana

530 N. Hwy 101, Encinitas, CA 92024
+1 760-634-2365
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“saltimbocca” (2 reviews)
“bread” (10 reviews)
“spaghetti” (4 reviews)
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4:00 PM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Italian, Gluten Free Options
530 N. Hwy 101, Encinitas, CA 92024
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Reviewed 4 days ago

My wife and I visited Vigilucci's Trattoria Italiana recently. It was our first visit since the remodel a couple of years back. We had a delightful time with excellent food. We shared the Fritto di Calamari e Gamberetti as an appetizer and took home half...More

Thank Exoson
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a surprise! My husband and I spotted this corner restaurant while driving up and down the 101 when we stayed at the Cape Rey Resort. We fell in and felt like we were back in Italy complete with Grande Cuisine and European Service (...More

Thank shchristy
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Every meal here is consistently excellent no matter what you order. Love it. Go early because it is always crowded

Thank John R
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Wonderful date night for my wife and I during our stay in Carlsbad. Monday is couples night, which includes 2 entrees and 2 glasses of wine for a fixed price. We had seats right next to the piano player. We enjoyed our dinner and the...More

Thank Hulltapper
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

We went to Vigilucci’s for dinner and it was wonderful. Sat outside and had a great time. Excellent food a service. The ribs are to die for. Everything thing is very good.

Thank red1990
Reviewed 10 October 2017

Enjoyable ambiance. Great service. Delicious pizza. Really enjoyed a pleasant lunch here, look forward to returning and tying dinner..

Thank mazdreams
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

Molto Bene!! We mistakenly went to the wrong restaurant which was the regular restaurant in Carlsbad Blvd (close to the power play), instead of the Trattoria on State St. when we arrived 10 mins late, our table was supposedly waiting to pay but we had...More

Thank Sherman L
Reviewed 10 August 2017

We had dinner here and it was delish. Italian. The decor is nice. Many options on the menu. Servers were nice. It was a bit busy but with a Pacific view what can you expect.

Thank Michelle F
Reviewed 8 August 2017

The first impression of Vigilucci's is that it is probably over-priced, based on its location (right on 101 in Encinitas and its [dated] flashy appearance. While not cheap, Vigilucci's isn't overpriced. it is actually pretty reasonable for the quality and quantity of traditional Italian. Don't...More

Thank Bryan C
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

My bride and I were driving up 101 watching the beach goers and decided to find a spot for a drink and snack. We happened upon Vigilucci's in Carlsbad, CA. It was Happy Hour! Great atmosphere, great service. We liked it so much we made...More

Thank Gary K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Parking Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 530 N. Hwy 101, Encinitas, CA 92024
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Encinitas
  • Phone Number: +1 760-634-2365
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