What time is lunch in Argentina?

This is probably a strange question, but we are planning a trip to Argentina and I’ve just read that the main meal of the day is usually lunch served between 1pm and 2pm and that restaurants don’t open in the evening until 8-9pm.

What time are meals in Argentina?

Afternoon snack, known as merienda, is around tea time (5 p.m.) and is similar to breakfast. Dinner tends to be the biggest meal of the day, including meats, pasta and vegetables, and is served late, rarely before 8 p.m. or 9 p.m.

What time do people go to bed in Argentina?

in Argentina is between 9 pm-12 am. This took me a while to get use to because back home I usually eat around 7 pm and I am sleeping by 11 pm. Between 5-7 pm my host family has a snack (merienda) that can be bread, cheese, salami or bread and jam.

What is the exact lunch time?

Lunch is best eaten between 12.30pm and 1pm, with 12.38pm as the ideal time. The researchers said eating dinner later than 7pm can be a disaster for dieters and the best time to eat dinner is between 6pm and 6.30pm, preferably 6.14pm.

What is the most important meal in Argentina?

Don’t leave Argentina without trying…

  1. Asado. The way to Argentina’s heart is through its asado, or barbecue, also known as parrillada. …
  2. Chimichurri. …
  3. Provoleta. …
  4. Dulce de leche. …
  5. Alfajores. …
  6. Empanadas. …
  7. Matambre arrollado. …
  8. Yerba mate.
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Why is dinner so late in Argentina?

This is because Argentines get around to eating a lot later than most other societies, so prepare yourself to be sitting down to dinner at around 10pm. In a way it’s a blessing in disguise, because you get a few more hours to yourself between work ending and dinner starting. Rejoice!

What do teenagers in Argentina do?

Argentine teens have very active social lives, meeting with friends after school and going out to eat, the cinema and dancing on weekends. Friends are around so often in fact, that teens seem to lack much privacy and may consider their friend’s property theirs as well. Most teenagers are a part of sports teams.