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Vigilucci's Trattoria Italiana

530 N. Hwy 101, Encinitas, CA 92024
+1 760-634-2365
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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530 N. Hwy 101, Encinitas, CA 92024
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Reviewed 1 week ago

made reservations for 7, was seated at 7:20 (boo). Nice setting, but very noisy. Took a long time for someone to come get the order and longer for the food to show up. When it did it was good (not excellent, but fine). I had...More

Thank aagourmet
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Average food and service overall. This was my family’s first time here. Our table of 7 was seated in a downstairs back room. No ambiance which set the tone for the evening. When we were seated I was slightly worried that this table away from...More

Thank Kjgtrr2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having already visited the Carlsbad outlet was expecting the same standard here and wasn't disappointed. Reduced priced cocktails are offered at the Bar along with complimentary nibbles, then a selection of reduced priced appetizers. A great way to meet locals, chill and enjoy the live...More

Thank patbean
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were craving Italian food and found this restaurant was able to satisfy our craving. We were there on a Saturday night and the place was extremely busy. We were able to sit on the patio with heat lamps which made it easier to talk...More

Thank FLB
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Feels like stepping into an old school East Coast Italian restaurant. Great fun (the young waiter even helped us brush up our Italian) and food delicious. The Cioppino generous flavorful portion. Would start with the Artichoke/cheese appetizer. Two deserts for a table of four was...More

Thank RLION51
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our first visit and we were totally impressed by the decor (romantic),the service and the food. So many entrees, appetizers and salads to choose from made it a difficult choice.However after a savory martini from the full bar I selected the Fresh Tomato, Onion, Basil...More

Thank Don H
Reviewed 15 January 2018

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 11 January 2018

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
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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
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, 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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