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Bistrot & Pizza Argentino

Piazza Riforma, Lugano, Switzerland
+41 91 922 90 49
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good46%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“pizza” (135 reviews)
“salad” (13 reviews)
“lasagne” (5 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Piazza Riforma, Lugano, Switzerland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Don't wait for an Argentine steak with a glass of Malbec wine. After all you are in Italian Switzerland. Don't forget to eat the excellent pizzas, the great pastas and everything you expect from a quality pizzeria.

Thank Luiz44
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

Really enjoyed dinner here with the gnocchi with tomato & mozzarella melting in my mouth. Fluffiest & freshest gnocchi I’ve ever eaten. Hubby really enjoyed penne con pollo e funghi & our wine was really good. Small cozy atmosphere right in Piazza della Riforma. Happy...More

Thank Travelbugs1004
Reviewed 30 January 2018

We were hungry and looked at the menus of a number of restaurants. This one was busy and the plates on the tables looked good. Glad we chose it. Service was great - our waiter joked and made it fun - the soup and pizza...More

Thank Phil G
Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

We stayed in Lake Lugano this weekend and chose Argentino as walking past it looked busy. We were not disappointed! Best lasagne ever! We had that for a starter to share then an awesome pizza and amazing tiramisu- our favourite of the weekend. The service...More

Thank Nicola C
Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

What I like about it is the consistency over the years. The food is good, their pizzas are also good, a bit expensive but ok, and it is an old favourite to go there also for an aperitivo!

Thank inner-beauty
Reviewed 6 January 2018

It was 2pm and we were hungry after a drive up from Milan. The front desk recommended this place and it was good. We had two pizzas, the veal milanese, salad, and vegetable soup. Everything was quite good. Service was attentive and staff was pleasant....More

Thank Dr_Luxe
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

I ate a Pizza al tagliere with my girlfriend and it was delicious. The service was also very good; the waiter spoke English with us and gave us some advices on which pizza to choose. I definitely recommend this place!

Thank Yannick P
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

Came here based on reviews, but the both of us ordered pasta— penne con pollo & spaghetti alla carbonara— and was unimpressed. Both were salty and the spaghetti was hard to finish because it was over salted. Service was good though. Great wine.

Thank rrobyn
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

A crowded place - but we immediately got seated without a reservation (on a Saturday night). Delicious Pizza, friendly staff.

Thank ZRH7
Reviewed 26 October 2017

If you go here, make sure to try one of the big pizzas, they are very nice indeed. I had a risotto but if seemed a bit buttery, but I enjoyed tasting a bit of my husbands pizza!

Thank sandraandersen1977
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 am - 12:30 am
10:00 am - 12:30 am
10:00 am - 12:30 am
10:00 am - 12:30 am
10:00 am - 12:30 am
10:00 am - 12:30 am
10:00 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
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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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