ESPRESSO, WHAT ELSE?
It is said that Italian Espresso was born in Naples. Coffee is so important there that some people pay in advance coffees that can be later claimed for free by the less fortunate: a wonderful local tradition known as caffé sospeso. Here are our top 5 espresso spots in town!
local - cool - café - €
The espresso is served zuccherato (with sugar) so request it amaro if you fancy a bitter hit.
CAFFE DEL PROFESSORE
café - cool - cozy - €
It serves 60 types of coffee. If you don’t know which to pick, go for one of the house specialties: caffè alla nocciola (hazelnut coffee) or caffè al cioccolato (chocolate coffee).
café - historical - tradition - €
Run by brothers, it’s one of the city’s ‘must sees.’ Crowded with tourists, also local writers and politicians love it. It’s THE literary salon in town!
GRAN CAFFE LA CAFFETTERIA
café - artsy - local -€
Set in one of Naples’ most beautiful squares, this café has an amazing collection of Neapolitan stovetop caffettiere. It almost feels like a museum!
café - local - tradition -€
Perfect spot for coffee or tea time. A bit noisy, but definitely one of the best café to experience the local atmosphere. Taste their biscotti all’amaretto!