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Cucina Italiana

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Italian goodness! Nestled in the heart of downtown Carlsbad, Vigilucci’s Cucina Italiana is the perfect spot for a night out, with fabulous food and award-winning service. Enjoy a delicious lunch on our outdoor patio or start the evening off at our full-service bar then enjoy a classic Italian dinner and a great bottle of wine. A daily happy hour is a favorite among locals after a long day at the office.

Outside view of Cucina Italiana with dozens of people.

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Quality ingredients create authentic flavors. Our menu includes made from scratch pastas, sauces, organic chicken, steaks and fresh seafood.

Dining room with tablecloths and chandeliers, and multiple tables.

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Host your holiday party, milestone celebration or corporate event at one of our unique restaurants, and we’ll make it a very special occasion. Vigilucci’s restaurants are renowned for award-winning cuisine, superb service and precise attention to detail. We offer authentic homemade pastas, choice and prime steaks and fresh seafood in casual yet upscale surroundings. Private and semi private event rooms are available. Contact our event planner at

Cucina Italiana Group Dining
Very large and long tablecloth dining table with seating for over 20 people.Dining room with brick wall and decorative tablecloths.
Plate of yellow risotto with lamb shanks.Carefully presented place settings at an outdoor event.

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Our catering team will assist you in planning a memorable menu for your special occasion. We specialize in small intimate gatherings as well as larger full service celebrations and events.

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Cucina Italiana


Monday - Thursday 11:30am - 9:00pm
Friday – Saturday 11:30am – 10:00pm
Sunday 11:30am - 9:00pm
Lunch Served 11:30-3:00pm

Happy Hour

Daily 11:30am  – 6:00pm

Not available on any day the restaurant deems a holiday. Offered in the bar area only.

Please note, emailed reservations will not be received. Please contact the restaurant directly to make or change a reservation. Reservations are also available through OpenTable.