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Ristorante L'Argentino

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piazza Arch. C. Frasca 12 | A 5 minuti in macchina dal centro di Lugano, Breganzona 6932, Switzerland
+41 91 966 14 36
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Tue - Fri 7:00 am - 12:00 am
Sat - Sun 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Lucerne, Switzerland
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56 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We ended up here because it was close to our hotel. The service was fast and very friendly. The pizza was really good, very thin dough, lovely fresh ingredients. The ham was much less salty and tastier than is often the case. We both had the tiramisu as dessert, which was very interesting, since it was not pre-made, but litte... More 

Thank bookwifey
Dublin, OH
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90 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed our lunch at this restaurant in Lugano. Lovely setting and wonderful service. The insalata Argentino was great and I would recommend it to visitors to the city.

Thank HeatherDublinOH
Blacksam1, Proprietario at Ristorante L'Argentino, responded to this review

Thank you very much Heather for your kind words. Hope to see you again in the future! S. Nieddu More 

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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

The owners are sympathetic and the dinner was exellent. The wine list it good too, you can choose between a traditional or organic wine.

Thank Anna L
Blacksam1, Proprietario at Ristorante L'Argentino, responded to this review

Thanks Anna for the nice words. I am glad to hear that you appreciated the wine card's organic section. Hope to see you again. Salvatore More 

Tucson, Arizona
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

My boyfriend lives in Switzerland and I am here visiting. He has taken me to all types of restaurants, and this- BY FAR- exceeds all that I have been to. First of all when we walked in, Salvatore shook our hands and introduced himself to both of us. Next, we were seated and introduced to his sister. hands shaken and... More 

Thank Stacy S
Blacksam1, Proprietario at Ristorante L'Argentino, responded to this review

Hallo Stacy, sorry for not answering before, but we were on holidays. Tank you for the beautiful words you toke the time to write. I appreciate at least as much as you appreciated our spicy oil! Hope to see you soon again in our restaurant. Bye ! More 

Province of Turin, Italy
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89 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 via mobile

There for just a pizza with friends and kids, very nice location simple atmosphere. Pizza is excellent, small so you need something more to be happy but luckily desserts are really good and portion generous Good beers. Last Romeo had the pasta and was fantastic

Thank fil r
Blacksam1, Proprietario at Ristorante L'Argentino, responded to this review

Thank you Sir for the nice words. Hope to see you soon in our restaurant, with your beautiful family and nice friends again. Best regads S. Nieddu More 

Lugano, Switzerland
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

Argentino has never disappointed me . I 've been there umpteen number of times for Dinner, (either by myself or with friends) and it has some of the excellent pizzas !

Thank bharathit2013
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52 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

Lots of people, which was a good sign. When ordered the pasta, it came in a big plate but the portions are rather small. Pizzas seemed to have been a better choice, as well as meat lovers liked the location. Don't go for pasta, it's too tiny.

Thank SushiTrotter
Hong Kong, China
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44 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

To say the truth, we've only heard a lot of good things about this pizzeria but have never tried it out and preferred always to go to Italy ("Cardamomo", Como) instead. We had few pizza experiences in Lugano but they were so disappointing, that's it's not worth mentioning.... Well, I don't regret we finally went there! It was sort of... More 

Thank Nadia080
Boston, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2012

The restaurant is a few metres from my daughters apartment. Given the decent wine list this is a blessing! Friendly staff good food and a tolerance of our poor attempts at basic Italian. A good night out with family.

Thank Jude3976
Vezia, Switzerland
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2012

We are regulars of this restaurant. The food is always great: be it the pizza (I recommend the Pizza Argentino), the meat, the pasta or the fish, we were never disappointed. Also, the owners really get out of their way to make you feel welcome and always take that extra minute to stop for a chat with the customers. Last... More 

Thank ManuCH1176

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Swiss
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: piazza Arch. C. Frasca 12 | A 5 minuti in macchina dal centro di Lugano, Breganzona 6932, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Swiss Alps  >  Canton of Ticino  >  Breganzona
  • Phone Number: +41 91 966 14 36

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