Any gourmand with even a passing knowledge of Italy’s food culture will know that Naples is famous for more than pizza: there’s coffee, too.
Mexico's coffee is for arguably the best espresso in Naples. Neapolitan coffee is short and very, very strong. The edge is taken off its bitter strength with sugar; if you don’t want your coffee to come already sugared, ask for it amaro.
A cheap-and-cheerful neighbour to Gambrinus, this place has a few somewhat cramped tables outside at which to consume one of 60 types of coffee, including the house specialites caffè alla nocciola (hazelnut coffee) and caffè al cioccolato (chocolate coffee). If you're not put off by the traffic and mass of ...
The Epoca serves a serious espresso, plus delicious cornetti (croissants) and pastries. Located near the school of fine art, it often exhibits students' work. There are a few tables outside during the summer.
A straight meeting place for Naples' intellectuals, the Intramoenia - and Piazza Bellini in general - becomes a catwalk on summer evenings for self-confident gays to compare their tans and show off their designer togs.