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Ristorante Pizzeria Argentino

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Piazza Riforma, Lugano, Switzerland
+41 91 922 90 49
7:00 am - 12:30 am
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Sun 9:00 am - 12:30 am
Mon - Sat 7:00 am - 12:30 am
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great italian food. Pizza was huge for a fair price. Staff was friendly and fast. You should definitely check this place out when you're in Lugano!

Thank Renato M
Chula Vista, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant is centrally located in a nice plaza square and within walking distance from the lake and the Lugano bus stop. This place had a nice, enclosed and heated outdoor seating. The food is good and the quantities are appropriate. Lugano is not cheap, so do not expect bargains like other places across the border in Italy. The wine... More 

Thank Moises G
Miami, Florida
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32 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We checked out several of the restaurants around the piazza and this one, although pricey - everything in Lugano is expensive, was one of the least expensives. With prices more or less comparable to the McDonald's combo meals (around 20 chf), we decided to eat here. Pizza was good and we enjoyed sitting outside and watching people walking by. Spent... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Set in the corner of the town square this restaurant has just changed its menu . It was good before but now it has gone up a level. The selection is large and the service is excellent . The daily menu is great value . If you have a pizza beware they are huge but delicious.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 19, 2017 via mobile

Pretty standard. Ok for groups but do not choose for any discovery of hidden gourmet treasures. It does not come cheap though. A salad and grilled vegetables with a tea at 40 chf. Nice atmosphere, good for a pizza.

Thank Tripcurieus
Fort Augustus, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 15, 2017

For a long time I had not eaten the famous Italian "Ossobucco". Very tasty, full of both risotto with saffron and "bone with a hole" veal meat. Delicious wine (white, rose or red depending on your taste), and for the desert an "affogato" (vanilla ice cream with the espresso on top of it). The menu is very diverse and the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 20, 2016 via mobile

Went to this place twice and food was great both times. Pasta was out of the world and kids states thT this was the"best pizza ever"

Thank Arshsahni
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 16, 2016 via mobile

We ate a vary tasteful pizza in a beautiful place. The service was excellent too. If you go to Lugano you must eat there.

Thank Κωνσταντίνος Κ
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2016 via mobile

Every time I go to Lugano I always have lunch at this restaurant because it's sooo good. You can get pizza,pasta,soups,salads(everything). With the pizza you have the choice in getting a round pizza or a long one .(but the are both the same size)

Thank Maya H
Zurich, Switzerland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 5, 2016

We ate in this restaurant twice this weekend. We first tried the pizza, and it was delicious, which is why we returned the following day, when we had the Saffron Risotto with beef. The dish also tasted very good. The employees seemed a bit stressed at times, but they were friendly nevertheless and the service was quick.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Large groups
Open Hours
9:00 am - 12:30 am
7:00 am - 12:30 am
7:00 am - 12:30 am
7:00 am - 12:30 am
7:00 am - 12:30 am
7:00 am - 12:30 am
7:00 am - 12:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza Riforma, Lugano, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Swiss Alps  >  Canton of Ticino  >  Lugano
  • Phone Number: +41 91 922 90 49
Famoso per la sua pizza (sottile, croccanete, poco lievitata, digeribile), il ristorante Argentino è situato nella centralissima Piazza Riforma a Lugano, denominata il “salotto di Lugano”.Il pranzo comodo e veloce, per chi non ha molto tempo ma allo stesso tempo desidera gustare un buon pasto, e la cena per chi invece vuole rilassarsi e godersi la serata. Tutto questo ed altro viene proposto da un team esperto e motivato che da anni s’impegna a dare un ottimo ed attento servizio soddisfando le esigenze di ogni singolo cliente.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?