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Luce Al Gargantini

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Riva Giocondo Albertolli 5., Lugano 6900, Switzerland
+41 91 921 18 76
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11:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Durban, South Africa
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We arrived at 6 pm and had to wait 30 mins to order food, when the 40$ steak arrived it was cold cold and tasteless and furthermore the seats were wet outside but we only found out when the water came through. There are definitely better restaurants in the area.

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Thank Gavin H
Zurich, Switzerland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We came here for lunch with our 2 1/2 year old son. He's quite a handful and was running around the (empty) restaurant. The waitress told us to relax and eat in quiet, while she was looking after him. It was our only relaxed meal during our holidays!

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Thank viap7
Munich, Germany
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

nobody took care of us and nobody tried to understand us the same situation at the next table, where People complained

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Thank dr-stefanpaul
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24 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016 via mobile

The service was too slow even though the restaurant was empty. We took assorted cured meats ans cheeses as starter and they didn't bring bread. Nothing special to say about the food. Better to avoid.

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Thank Pablo Z
Baar, Switzerland
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

Italian cuisine with an Argentinian touch. Excellent Argentinian wines. Young and trendy atmosphere.

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Thank Alex_Arg_70
Zurich, Switzerland
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60 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2016

Strolling along the lake, you find this wonderful new restaurant with a very chic interior, great food selection and very friendly service. We enjoyed the lunch and stylish table settings. Definitively going back there.

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Thank Nicolas E
Lugano, Switzerland
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2016

a very disappointing evening - service was friendly but unprofessional although the restaurant was not really busy. we had oil at the table for 15 min without being served bread. a no-go for a restaurant that offers main course for 42 CHF. later on they attempted to take a wine glass away that was not empty. on top of that... More 

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Baar, Switzerland
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015 via mobile

It is a good restaurant with a wonderful view of the lake. The food is nice and the waiters are really kind. Just the price is a tad high but otherwise wonderful.

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Thank olimpicempire
Copenhagen, Denmark
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015 via mobile

Beautiful view on the lake. Very nice interior and a relaxed atmosphere. Food was delicious. Really nice. Very friendly service. We would have given four stars if the final bill would have been less substantial....

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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015 via mobile

We were visiting Lugano as part of our 10 day holiday in Switzerland and we're looking for somewhere special to celebrate my partners mothers birthday. Luce couldn't have been happier to accommodate us! The food was excellent (strongly recommend the ceviche and tobacco smoked beef), and the service even better - highly recommended!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$22 - $42
Cuisine
Italian, Argentinean, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Takeout
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Scenic view
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Riva Giocondo Albertolli 5., Lugano 6900, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Swiss Alps  >  Canton of Ticino  >  Lugano
  • Phone Number: +41 91 921 18 76
Description
Italian & Argentine cuisine. Exceptionally tasty but simple food. Our ingredients are fresh and we respect their seasonality. Hope you enjoy.

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